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Immigration bureau perpetually bans Spanish national from reentering PH over Makati incident – CNN Philippines

The Bureau of Immigration perpetually bans Spanish national Javier Salvador Parra from reentering the country on the ground of undesirability.

  1. Immigration bureau perpetually bans Spanish national from reentering PH over Makati incident  CNN Philippines
  2. Javier Parra ‘perpetually banned’ from the Philippines  Rappler
  3. PH immigration bureau bans foreigner in viral Dasma quarantine scuffle  ABS-CBN News
  4. BI blacklists Spanish expat in altercation, scuffle with Makati cop  INQUIRER.net
  5. Spanish man in Dasma Village incident ‘perpetually banned’ from entering Philippines –BI  GMA News
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The empire strikes back – The Manila Times – The Manila Times

AS I hoped it would do, utility giant Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) produced a witty riposte to my column of last Thursday (“Meralco finds a way to profit from pandemic,” June 11) with a detailed letter to the editor this past Sunday imaginatively titled “Meralco denies ‘taking advantage’ of consume…

  1. The empire strikes back – The Manila Times  The Manila Times
  2. Meralco told: Scrap P47 online fee  INQUIRER.net
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Philippines

DOF secures ₱75.5-B loan from Japan for Davao City bypass road, Cebu bridge projects – CNN Philippines

The Philippines is borrowing another ₱75.5 billion from the Japanese government, this time to fund two big construction projects in Davao City and Cebu to decongest road traffic.

  1. DOF secures ₱75.5-B loan from Japan for Davao City bypass road, Cebu bridge projects  CNN Philippines
  2. PHL, Japan sign P75-B loan deals for infra projects in Davao City, Cebu  GMA News
  3. PH, Japan sign loan deals for 4th Cebu bridge, Davao bypass projects  SunStar Philippines
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World

Two conservative US justices joined decision expanding LGBTQ rights – CNN Philippines

Five years after the US Supreme Court declared a fundamental right for same-sex couples to marry, the justices produced another landmark for the gay rights movement by ruling that federal anti-bias law covers millions of gay, lesbian and transgender workers.

  1. Two conservative US justices joined decision expanding LGBTQ rights  CNN Philippines
  2. An L.G.B.T. Landmark  The New York Times
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Technology

Motorola Edge Plus is exhibiting some major display problems – Android Authority

For some, these issues might warrant a replacement of the $1,000 phone.

  1. Motorola Edge Plus is exhibiting some major display problems  Android Authority
  2. Motorola Edge Plus units are suffering from a major display issue  gizmochina
  3. The Motorola Edge+ might have severe display issues  9to5Google
  4. The Motorola Edge+ seems to have some serious display issues  Android Police
  5. Motorola Edge+ Facing Display Issues, Some Users Complain  Gadgets 360
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World

Beijing virus situation ‘extremely severe’ as 27 new cases reported – INQUIRER.net

The coronavirus situation in China’s capital is “extremely severe”, a city official warned Tuesday, as 27 new infections were reported from Beijing where a new cluster

  1. Beijing virus situation ‘extremely severe’ as 27 new cases reported  INQUIRER.net
  2. China’s new virus outbreak needs further testing: WHO  ABS-CBN News
  3. Why China, Trump’s Prime Target, Favours 4 More Years Of His Presidency  NDTV
  4. WHO: Over 100 cases in new Beijing COVID-19 outbreak  INQUIRER.net
  5. Coronavirus: Beijing tightens controls amid spike in local cases  BBC News
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Entertainment

Harry and Meghan’s British Columbia stay cost taxpayers more than $40,000 USD in security – Daily Mail

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been staying in a home belonging to Tyler Perry in Hollywood.

  1. Harry and Meghan’s British Columbia stay cost taxpayers more than $40,000 USD in security  Daily Mail
  2. Prince Harry Draws On Losing Princess Diana To Help Terror Attack Survivor  Access
  3. Prince Harry best friend: Who is Prince Harry’s best friend?  Express
  4. Meghan Markle Reportedly ADDICTED To Fame!  Clevver News
  5. Liza Minnelli Says She’s “Never Met” Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Condemns Tabloid’s “Fabrication”  TownandCountrymag.com
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Technology

New York AG asks Google and Apple to vet third-party COVID-19 contact tracing apps – Engadget

Now, New York Attorney General Letitia James is urging the tech giants to ensure that those applications aren’t capable of collecting sensitive personal health information, to minimize any invasive data collection and to guarantee that they truly delete consumer information.

  1. New York AG asks Google and Apple to vet third-party COVID-19 contact tracing apps  Engadget
  2. Europe starts rolling out coronavirus contact-tracing apps as UK plans remain unclear  CNBC
  3. Google has removed these Android apps from the Play Store – and you should delete them immediately  Derry Journal
  4. Why are Google and Apple dictating how European democracies fight coronavirus?  The Guardian
  5. The Fitbit app reaches 50 million downloads on Android  9to5Google
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Phil Younghusband, wife Margaret welcome firstborn son – ABS-CBN News

Former Philippine Azkals striker Phil Younghusband on Tuesday announced that his wife, Margaret, had given birth to their son in the early hours of June 12.

  1. Phil Younghusband, wife Margaret welcome firstborn son  ABS-CBN News
  2. LOOK: Phil Younghusband introduces baby boy Philip James  INQUIRER.net
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COVID-19

Conviction of Philippine journalist points to ‘orchestrated attempt’ to silence Duterte critics – CNBC

Maria Ressa, chief executive and executive editor of Rappler, was found guilty of “cyber libel” by a Manila court. The news website is known for its scrutiny of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

  1. Conviction of Philippine journalist points to ‘orchestrated attempt’ to silence Duterte critics  CNBC
  2. Maria Ressa: The celebrated Philippine news boss enraging Duterte  BBC News
  3. Rappler receives One World Media Special Award 2020  Rappler
  4. Grievous blow to PH press  INQUIRER.net
  5. The Philippines slides toward autocracy  The Washington Post
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COVID-19

Only US Agencies Couldn’t Grasp Benefits Of Hydroxychloroquine: Trump – NDTV

The US Food and Drug Administration on Monday revoked its emergency use authorization for hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19, but quickly came under fire from US President Donald Trump, who said only US agencies have failed to grasp its benefit in fighting the coronavirus.

  1. Only US Agencies Couldn’t Grasp Benefits Of Hydroxychloroquine: Trump
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COVID-19

China Eastern to launch new airline amid coronavirus tourism downturn – CNN

The global tourism industry might be struggling due to coronavirus, but that’s not stopping China Eastern, the country’s second-biggest airline, from launching a new carrier. Sanya International Airlines will be based in in Hainan, a popular island destination.

  1. China Eastern to launch new airline amid coronavirus tourism downturn