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Tokyo Olympics: IOC to launch formal investigation into Krystsina Tsimanouskaya situation – WION

The IOC said on Tuesday (August 3) it was waiting for a report later in the day from the Belarusian National Olympic Committee on the case of sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, after launching an investigation into the incident that has rocked the Games.

  1. Tokyo Olympics: IOC to launch formal investigation into Krystsina Tsimanouskaya situationWION
  2. Olympics: Belarus athlete granted visa to enter Poland after refusing to go homeINQUIRER.net
  3. Belarusian sprinter ‘safe’ in Japan, granted Polish visa after home country allegedly tried to forcefully remove her from OlympicsYahoo Philippines News
  4. Japan says Belarusian athlete is ‘safe’ in TokyoINQUIRER.net
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India to deploy naval task force into South China Sea and beyond – CNN

A gun is mounted on the Indian Navy’s frigate INS Shivalik in Mumbai on April 29, 2010.

  1. India to deploy naval task force into South China Sea and beyond
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Iloilo City imposes heightened restrictions under ECQ until Aug. 8 – GMA News Online

The Iloilo City government on Tuesday imposed heightened restrictions under its enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) classification until August 8 to prevent the surge of COVID-19 cases, as well as the threat of the Delta variant in the city.

  1. Iloilo City imposes heightened restrictions under ECQ until Aug. 8
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Philippines

Metro Manila targets 45 percent of residents vaccinated vs COVID by end of ECQ – ABS-CBN News

Authorities aim to vaccinate 45 percent of Metro Manila’s 13 million people against COVID-19 by the end of its upcoming 2-week lockdown meant to contain a po…

  1. Metro Manila targets 45 percent of residents vaccinated vs COVID by end of ECQABS-CBN News
  2. Metro Manila intensifies border controls ahead of ECQCNN Philippines
  3. Gov’t opens vax drive to public during ECQINQUIRER.net
  4. Metro Manila ECQ curfew hours: 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.INQUIRER.net
  5. [OPINION] Why do we need an ECQ now?Rappler
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Entertainment

JJ Lin threatening legal action against those saying he’s involved in Kris Wu scandal – CNA

The law firm representing the singer has asked those spreading the stories to stop, saying it will “take immediate legal action against netizens who are suspected of infringing on JJ Lin’s legal rights and reputation”.

  1. JJ Lin threatening legal action against those saying he’s involved in Kris Wu scandal
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Philippines

DOH ‘assumes’ there is Delta variant community transmission in PH – CNN Philippines

Despite the absence of evidence, the Department of Health believes there is a Delta variant community transmission in the country and it is driving the spike in COVID-19 cases.

  1. DOH ‘assumes’ there is Delta variant community transmission in PHCNN Philippines
  2. DOH allows Metro Manila LGUs to vaccinate more in race vs DeltaRappler
  3. Philippines’ COVID-19 Delta variant death toll climbs to 9: DOHABS-CBN News
  4. DOH sees Delta variant behind rise in COVID-19 casesGMA News Online
  5. 165 of Delta variant cases were detected locally — DOHINQUIRER.net
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Drilon: ‘Wrong, baseless’ to assume Robredo is giving up prexy run in Eleksyon 2022 – GMA News Online

“At this point, the Vice President is still looking at a possible run next year, but the first objective is to make sure that an opposition candidate wins. And therefore, the step number one is to unite everybody and that’s is where the Vice President is at this time,” Senate Minority Leader Frankli…

  1. Drilon: ‘Wrong, baseless’ to assume Robredo is giving up prexy run in Eleksyon 2022GMA News Online
  2. No basis to say Robredo giving up presidential bid — DrilonINQUIRER.net
  3. Warning: TrillanesINQUIRER.net
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Diplomats: ASEAN waiting on Myanmar approval of envoy – The Washington Post

Two diplomats say foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have tentatively chosen a special envoy to help deal with the violent political crisis gripping Myanmar but must wait on approval from the military-ruled nation’s leaders before announcing it

  1. Myanmar junta chief names himself prime minister, says will cooperate with AseanINQUIRER.net
  2. Indonesia urges Myanmar to approve appointment of ASEAN envoyABS-CBN News
  3. Myanmar strongman Hlaing named PMThe Manila Times
  4. US Dismisses Myanmar Junta’s Election Promise, Urges ASEAN PressureNDTV
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Business

BPI CEO: Worst likely over for PH banks but Delta variant poses new risks | ANC – ANC 24/7

Market Edge: BPI President and CEO Jose Teodoro Limcaoco believes the worst effects of the pandemic may be over for Philippine banks, but the Delta variant p…

  1. BPI CEO: Worst likely over for PH banks but Delta variant poses new risks | ANCANC 24/7
  2. BPI CEO wary of Delta variant but says ‘worst is over’ for banksABS-CBN News
  3. BPI aims to lead digital banking marketManila Bulletin
  4. BPI looking to launch new apps, boost sustainable financing effortsBusinessWorld Online
  5. BanKo loans hit P22 billionPhilstar.com
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Año condemns NPA attack on health workers, police in Leyte – INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Interior and Local Government on Tuesday condemned the attack allegedly perpetrated by communist rebels on health workers and policemen in Palo, Leyte

  1. Año condemns NPA attack on health workers, police in LeyteINQUIRER.net
  2. DILG condemns attack on health workers, police in LeyteGMA News Online
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Business

Meralco suspends disconnection activities in ECQ, MECQ areas – Philstar.com

Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) won’t cut unpaid power lines in areas under hard lockdown to help affected customers weather the economic fallout from fresh restrictions.

  1. Meralco suspends disconnection activities in ECQ, MECQ areasPhilstar.com
  2. Meralco suspends disconnection activities in Laguna, NCRGMA News Online
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Nesthy Petecio wins silver medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – GMA Network

Mabuhay ka, Nesthy Petecio!

  1. Nesthy Petecio wins silver medal in the 2020 Tokyo OlympicsGMA Network
  2. Petecio, Obiena gun for gold medalsYahoo Philippines News
  3. Petecio and Obiena: Triggering a gold rushINQUIRER.net
  4. Gallant Nesthy Petecio settles for silver against Japanese champGMA News Online
  5. Villaflor: Exceeding expectationsYahoo Philippines News