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Gierran says 92% of supposed missing P15B PhilHealth fund liquidated

January 26, 2021

The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) was able to liquidate 92 percent of the supposed P15 billion allegedly lost due to corruption in the agency, an official said on Tuesday. In a televised press briefing, PhilHealth President and CEO Dante

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Motorist killed as improvised bomb explodes in Maguindanao

January 26, 2021

A motorist was killed while another was injured in an improvised bomb explosion in Maguindanao on Monday. According to Joint Task Force Central the explosion occurred in the vicinity of South Upi around 6 am. The explosion  occurred near the

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New COVID-19 cases down for 2nd day

January 26, 2021

New coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases fell for the second day to 1, 173 on Tuesday, raising total cases to 516, 166, the Department of Health (DOH) said. On Monday, new cases came in at 1,581 after 1,949 cases were reported

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Duterte names CA’s Lopez as Supreme Court associate justice

January 26, 2021

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Court of Appeals Justice Jhosep Lopez as the new associate justice of the Supreme Court, Malacanang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte signed Lopez’s appointment paper on Monday, January 25. “The President

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13 Fraser dolphins die due to blast fishing in Camarines Sur

January 26, 2021

A total of 13 Fraser dolphins died due to blast fishing in Del Gallego, Camarines Sur on Tuesday, according to the regional Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). According to regional BFAR spokesperson Nonie Enolva, twenty five dolphins were

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People claiming they prevented corruption on COVID-19 vaccine purchase are muddling the issue – Duterte

January 26, 2021

President Rodrigo Duterte has slammed those who claimed that they were able to prevent corruption in the government’s plan to purchase vaccines against coronavirus disease, saying they were just muddling the issue. In his weekly televised address to the people

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Military medical personnel to help in COVID-19 vaccination, DND chief says

January 26, 2021

The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ medical personnel will help in the vaccination of the Filipinos, particularly those in the provinces, when the government rolls out its immunization program against coronavirus disease, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said. During the televised

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Final inspection of BRP Antonio Luna begins in South Korea

January 26, 2021

Philippine Navy representatives began their final inspection on the second missile firing frigate, the future BRP Antonio Luna, in Ulsan, South Korea on Monday. Cdr. Benjo Negranza, Philippine Navy public affairs office director , said the final inspection began after the

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