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Ukraine pledges help for airline compensation for Iran plane crash victims

Politics Ukraine's ambassador to Canada says his government will help Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne secure compensation from Ukraine International Airlines for the families of all those killed on Flight 752, including 57 Canadian citizens. Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne speaks during a press conference beside Ukraine's Minister of Foreign …

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Staying young

THE VIEW FROM RIZAL By DR. JUN YNARES Dr. Jun Ynares It’s that time of the year. This coming week, birthday greetings will come pouring in. You would know if the birthday greeting came from a close friend or a favorite relative when that greeting is followed by the words, …

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4 more repatriates show COVID-19 signs

This brings to nine the total number of repatriates categorized as “persons under investigation” after manifesting symptoms. MANILA, Philippines — Four more repatriates from M/V Diamond Princess are now being investigated after they developed symptoms of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) while in quarantine at the New Clark City in …

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67th Malasakit Center opens in Aklan

Sen. Bong Go meets with residents during a recent visit to Kalibo, Aklan, where he attended the opening of the country’s 67th Malasakit Center and the turnover of financial assistance to LGUs affected by Typhoon Ursula. MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go opened the 67th Malasakit Center last Friday …

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House eyes revisions on vapes regulation

Proponents of bills regulating electronic nicotine delivery system products in the House said the final consolidated version of the law is likely to amend certain provisions of EO 106. MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers are looking at revising regulations on e-cigarettes and vapes set in President Duterte’s executive order. Proponents of …

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