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The network's franchise is set to expire in March 2020.
Over the last few weeks, our timelines have been filled with headlines regarding the potential shutdown of broadcasting network ABS-CBN amid franchise renewal issues.On February 10, Solicitor General Jose Calida petitioned against the renewal of the network's franchise, claiming in a statement that the network ...
 
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It could very well be one of the world's largest volcanoes.
Generations of Filipinos have been misled by postcards, textbooks, and geography curriculum that propagated the idea that the smallest volcano can be found in the Philippines, and it is called Taal Volcano. Most of these show Binintiang Malaki, one of the volcano’s ...
 
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The best of both worlds.
Tattoo shops and tattoo artists across Manila, Cavite, and Batangas are stepping up and doing their part for the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption. For a free tattoo of your choice, you can donate food, clothes, hygiene products, and water to ...
 
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Our eyes are also in danger as ashfall particles in our eyes could lead to sight-threatening situations.
Taal Volcano’s ash explosion on January 12 sent ash fall throughout Luzon, from Batangas all the way up to parts of Rizal. Face masks have been recommended to avoid breathing in the ashfall, which is dangerous to our health. Our eyes are also ...
 
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Mexico's most active volcano is also currently spewing lava.
Taal Volcano is erupting, and sadly, it's not the only one. Across the globe, there are numerous other volcanoes spewing ash columns, steams, and lava right this second. But no, this isn't a strange occurence nor is it a prophetic news on the ...
 
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#WalangPasok updates, and other reminders.
Following the eruption of Taal Volcano, Malacañang has announced the suspension of classes in all levels and government work in Calabarzon, Metro Manila, and Central Luzon, and has encouraged private sectors to follow suit.Following the news, most universities have already announced their respective ...
 
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And how to lend a helping hand to the firefighters and koalas caught in the blaze.
The country of Australia is no stranger to bushfires, which can be traced back to as early as 1851, according to the Forest Fire Management of Victoria. The first recorded event took place on February 6, 1851, on what is now known ...
 
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The official opening of the 2019 SEA Games was graced by none other than Filipino Olympian gold medalists we used to read about in grade school textbooks!
Over the last couple of days, our news feeds have been flooded with all sorts of reactions as to how the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) 2019 has been panning out. If there’s anything we can conclude for sure, it’s that Filipino ...
 
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Today, we live in a world where barely any second consideration will be granted to us.
Undoubtedly, you've seen it everywhere now. Posts on social media trying to find teenagers that have gone missing, only for those posts to soon be replaced by news of their deaths. Testimony after testimony, mothers crying over coffins, the constant shout for ...
 
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From a 14-year-old cancer survivor.
Seve Augusto Perez is a 14-year-old Grade 10 student at Ateneo de Manila Junior High School. He had cancer when he was only three years old, but has won the battle and has been surviving it for nine years now. In time ...
 
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How the story of Eudocia Tomas Pulido caused an international uproar.
In the month of June, Pulitzer-prize winning writer Alex Tizon wrote the heart-wrenching story about the life of servitude and abuse Eudocia Pulido—called Lola in the article—faced appropriately titled "My Family's Slave."It has gained plenty of mixed reviews since its release; there are ...
 
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Judging a person based on their looks is always problematic.
Earlier this week, before Senator Tito Sotto opened his mouth and proved yet again, among other things, his sexism, lack of sensitivity, and deplorable sense of humor (he claimed he was just joking in the face of all the backlash, but we're ...
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