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Proposed ordinance pushes for Baguio to be CPR-ready city

The city of Baguio has a new proposed ordinance seeking to require all establishments to be equipped with life-support systems, as well as having all staff trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Baguio City is dubbed the Summer Capital of the Philippines, meaning there are droves of tourists who ...
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Ilocos Norte public schools now have easier access to funding

Public school executives in Ilocos Norte can now enjoy improved ease of access to funding for their districts and projects thanks to initiative by the Schools Division Office of Ilocos Norte (SDOIN). The SDOIN has launced a maintainance and other operating expenses, abbreviated to MOOE, downloading day for ...
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Additional 300 police to be deployed for Kadayawan

300 members of the Regional Mobile Force Battalion (RFMB) are to be deployed this week to augment the force of the Davao City Police Office for the coming Kadayawan Festival. The Police Regional Office (PRO)-11 is behind this decision. PRO-11 director Chief Supt. Manuel Gaerlan on Saturday stated ...
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Government plans to erect monuments honoring local languages

In order to fight the possible loss of culture and language through the Philippine islands, the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) plans on installing monuments throughout the country in honor of each Philippine language. The proposed measure was introduced during the recent three-day Kongreso sa Wika event held ...
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Economy News

Corporate tax reform a priority for Arroyo

Newly elected Speaker of the House Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said on Tuesday that the House of Representatives will be focusing on measures seeking to rationalize and modernize the Philippine’s corporate tax system. Arroyo’s statement came in an ambush interview held before her meeting with officials of the Development Budget ...
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Netizens defend Speaker Arroyo against critics

Former President and current Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is now the Speaker of the House, and the internet has a lot to say about it. Macapagal-Arroyo, also called GMA for brevity, was officially appointed with the backing of 184 congressmen. She will be replacing Davao del Norte Representative ...
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Watch: Gilas Pilipinas vs Team Australia brawl

By this time, you’ve probably heard of the brawl which broke out at a basketball game between the Philippine team Gilas Pilipinas and the Team Australia at a qualifying match for the 2019 FIBA World Cup. The match was held at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan on July ...
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Entertainment News

Maine Mendoza graces MEGA’s July cover

It’s been about three years since Maine Mendoza transitioned to mainstream success from being a viral sensation on musical dubbing app DubSmash. But it seems Mendoza’s star is not at all ready to wane. The versatility and longevity of her career as a top celebrity is an accomplishment ...
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Watch: Is Andrew E a plagiarist?

Internet forum Reddit is abuzz with the ‘unbelievably blatant plagiarism’ of Andrew E’s 1990 hit song ‘Humanap ka ng panget’. On an r/Philippines thread, user _Antonius pretty much broke the internet with the revelation of the copy. The post links to a song called ‘Find an Ugly Woman’ ...
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Solenn Heusaff is tired of your lack of tact

Solenn Heussaff takes to her website to share her thoughts on body shaming and the common practice of commenting on other’s weights. The timing comes after fans began speculating over whether or not Anne Curtis, a close friend of Heussaff’s, might be pregnant began of her weight. Heussaff’s ...
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