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Philippines to see 'steady stream' of AstraZeneca vaccines �??British envoy

Posted on March 4, 2021 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

As many as 23 million doses of AstraZeneca's vaccine against COVID-19 will be delivered to the Philippines within the year, according to British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Pruce on Friday.

 

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Interviewed on Unang Balita, Pruce said the Philippines will see a "steady stream" of AstraZeneca vaccines starting with the nearly 500,000 doses that arrived on Thursday night as part of the COVAX Facility.

 

"I think you'll see...

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No tsunami threat after 8.0-magnitude New Zealand quake - PHIVOLCS

Posted on March 4, 2021 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

There is no tsunami threat to the Philippines after the preliminary 8.0-magnitude quake that occurred in New Zealand, according to an advisory posted by PHIVOLCS.

 

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The agency said the strong quake occurred early Friday at 3:28 a.m. in Kermadec Islands in New Zealand with a depth of 10 kilometers.\


 

PHIVOLCS, however, said that hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located near the earthquake epicenter.

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Wireless Road repair causes heavy traffic in Hernan Cortes

Posted on February 7, 2019 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

By:  Reggie R.  Vistal

eNews Cebu


MOTORISTS headed for Logarta St. in Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City endured heavy traffic on Panagdait Road in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City on Thursday morning, Feb. 7. One lane leading to the flyover in Subangdaku was closed to traffic due to repairs.


Glenn Antigua, the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (Team) chief, said the Depart...

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S. Korea cab driver burns himself to death in carpool protest

Posted on December 10, 2018 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)
Breaking S. Korea cab driver burns himself to death in carpool protest By Agence France Presse|December 10,2018 - 06:18 PM 12shares SEOUL �?? A South Korean taxi driver burned himself to death on Monday in protest at an Uber-like ride-sharing service being introduced by the country�??s largest mobile chat app, reports said. South Korean taxi drivers have angrily protested against the car-pooling service created by KakaoTalk, saying it would threaten their jobs and livelihoods. ... Read Full Post »

911 transcript: Orlando gunman said he was Islamic soldier

Posted on June 20, 2016 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

By ERIC TUCKER and MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

 

Jun. 20, 2016 5:51 PM ET

 

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando gunman Omar Mateen identified himself as an Islamic soldier in calls with authorities during his rampage and demanded to a crisis negotiator that the U.S. "stop bombing Syria and Iraq," according to transcripts released by the FBI on Monday.

 

 

 

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Cavaliers stun Warriors to clinch NBA title

Posted on June 20, 2016 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Published June 20, 2016 10:40am

Updated June 20, 2016 11:30am



OAKLAND, Calif. - LeBron James powered the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 93-89 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday in an electrifying Game Seven to complete an improbable comeback unlike any seen before and capture their first NBA championship.

 

With the victory over the top-seeded Warriors, who beat Cleveland in ...

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Electronic warfare fighter jets arrive in Clark

Posted on June 16, 2016 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Chiara Zambrano, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 16 2016 10:10 PM


A U.S. Navy Boeing EA-18G Growler belonging to the VX-9 Vampires carrying a payload of external fuel tanks and missiles. U.S. Navy photo by Cmdr. Ian C. Anderson/File

 

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Philippines: Five things to know about the Abu Sayyaf

Posted on June 13, 2016 at 11:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Jun 14 2016 08:43 AM


 

MANILA, Philippines - Abu Sayyaf, an Islamic militant group from the southern Philippines notorious for abducting foreigners, was reported to have killed a second Canadian hostage on Monday.

Canadian Prime Minister ...

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Orlando Gunman Was Cool and Calm After Massacre, Police Say

Posted on June 13, 2016 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

By LIZETTE ALVAREZ, RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA and CHRISTINE HAUSERJUNE 13, 2016


 

ORLANDO, Fla. — The gunman who went on a shooting rampage in a popular gay nightclub here shot nearly all of his victims in the first stages of the assault, then was utterly “cool and calm” while he talked by phone to law en...

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Orlando gay nightclub shooting :confirmed Casualties updated

Posted on June 12, 2016 at 11:55 PM Comments comments (0)

By: Reggie  R. Vistal



 

At least 51 people, including the gunman, were killed; another 53 people were injured in the shooting, with many requiring surgery in local hospitals.Thirty-nine people, including the gunman, were pronounced dead at the scene, while eleven people were taken to hospitals and later pronounced dead.[1] The nightclub is three blocks from Orlando Regional Medical Center, the primary regional trauma c...

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