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Gilas to join FIBA Olympic qualifiers

The Gilas Pilipinas Men will participate in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) after New Zealand begged off from the competition. FIBA said Friday the Gilas Men would replace New Zealand for being “the next best team from the Asia-Oceania

Skills diplomats need

Despite the statistics on the cases as well as mortalities linked to this new virus has been decimating world population, why is it that people are  still afraid of undergoing vaccinations against it? I heard on TV one city mayor

Bacolod ‘most prepared’ for Covid vaccine rollout

The highly urbanized city of Bacolod got the highest score among provincial and city governments in Western Visayas that have already submitted their coronavirus disease 2019 vaccination plan to the regional office of the Department of Health. The provinces of

Recruiters required to submit report on condition of OFWs

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has given all Philippine Recruitment Agencies (PRAs) and Licensed Manning Agencies (LMAs) until March 31 to submit monitoring reports in the Overseas Filipino Workers Welfare Monitoring System (OWMS). In an advisory dated Feb. 26 and

Cuarto new mini flyweight IBF champion

Rene Mark Cuarto became the new International Boxing Federation mini-flyweight champion after beating erstwhile champ Pedro Taduran in an all-Filipino clash at the Bula Gym in General Santos City on Saturday. Despite nearly getting knocked down in Round 7, Cuarto

2 drug dens dismantled, 15 arrested

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said yesterday that it has dismantled another drug den during a buy-bust operation in Brgy. Banago, Bacolod City. The buy-bust operation resulted in the arrest of seven suspects and the recovery