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Apr 15 07:33 AM

In Case You Missed It: Did you know that the NBA playoffs play-in tournament began with the eighth-seeded Lakers facing the No. 7 Pelicans, where the Lakers won 124-108? The win prevented the Pelicans from avoiding the play-in tournament altogether and the Lakers ended up winning the regular-season series 3-1.

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/sports/nba/matchups-playoffs-play-in-tournament-2024/

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Apr 15 09:26 AM

View from Manila: Will the real gentleman – or agreement – please stand up? 
China insists that a gentleman's agreement with Manila was made in the past Duterte administration. Former President Duterte is now denying it.

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/philippines/view-from-manila-rodrigo-duterte-xi-jinping-gentleman-agreement-west-sea/

09:26 AM

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How do you feel about the Philippines' new trilateral relationship with the US and Japan in response to Chinese actions in the South China Sea?

😃 - Excited for the strengthened alliance and shared concerns over Chinese actions.
😕 - Uncertain about the implications and long-term effects of this new trilateral relationship.
😠 - Angry about the interference and opposition presented to China and its actions in the South China Sea.

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09:26 AM

Philippine gov’t will not turn in Duterte to ICC, says Marcos
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. says his administration won't recognize an International Criminal Court arrest warrant against former president Rodrigo Duterte if the court ever issues one

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/philippines/marcos-jr-says-government-not-allow-rodrigo-duterte-arrest-international-criminal-court/

09:26 AM

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How do you feel about President Marcos Jr. refusing to allow the International Criminal Court to arrest Rodrigo Duterte?

😡 - I'm furious! They should respect international law!
😕 - I'm confused. What does this mean for justice?
😮 - I'm surprised. Will this have international consequences?

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Apr 15 10:04 AM

In Laos, state control of media is no match to the rise of social ‘news’ channels 
In Laos, a one-party state with centralized governance, fake news outlets target society, rather than the government, to attract clicks and engagement

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/in-depth/laos-media-state-control-no-match-rise-of-social-news-channels/

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Apr 15 11:56 AM

In Case You Missed It: Did you know that Lana Del Rey, Tyler, The Creator, and Doja Cat are headlining the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2024? Other notable acts in the lineup include Sabrina Carpenter, Suki Waterhouse, Chappell Roan, Jon Batiste, Ice Spice, Bebe Rexha, Jhené Aiko, and K-pop groups LE SSERAFIM and ATEEZ.

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/entertainment/celebrities/photos-filipino-coachella-2024/

11:56 AM

Marcos on getting to the bottom of Duterte-China ‘secret deal’: ‘Maraming palusot’
(1st UPDATE) 'I have tried to get in touch with former officials of the previous administration...and I have to tell you, I haven't gotten a straight answer out of anyone,' says President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/philippines/marcos-jr-decries-excuses-duterte-administration-officials-secret-deal-china-april-2024/

11:56 AM

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What are your thoughts on the conflicting information surrounding the alleged 'secret deal' between the Philippines and China on the West Philippine Sea, and the implications it may have on national sovereignty?

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Apr 15 03:31 PM

Get a kilo of cabbages from community pantry, help Benguet farmers
Per kilo sold, the community pantry is going to give another kilo of cabbages for free to communities

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/nation/luzon/get-cabbages-community-pantry-help-benguet-farmers/

03:31 PM

In Case You Missed It: Did you know that Donald Trump became the first former U.S. president to stand criminal trial, with charges stemming from a hush-money payment made to a porn star? The trial, which is expected to last through May, is the only one guaranteed to go to trial before the November 5 election.

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/world/us-canada/trump-faces-criminal-trial-historic-first-former-president-april-2024/

03:31 PM

We stick with the President: AFP rejects Alvarez’s call to abandon Marcos
(UPDATED) Fellow congressmen want the Davao del Norte representative investigated, and charged, for his seditious statement

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/philippines/afp-statement-rejects-alvarez-call-abandon-marcos-jr/

03:31 PM

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How do you feel about the call of Representative Alvarez for the AFP to abandon President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.?

❤️ - Support Representative Alvarez's call
😡 - Disagree with Representative Alvarez's call
😮 - Surprised by the situation

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03:31 PM

Marcos has no plans to grant US access to more bases
Last year, Washington and Manila discussed further expanding the number of bases US forces could access under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement from nine

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/philippines/marcos-no-plans-grant-united-states-access-more-bases/

03:31 PM

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How do you feel about the Philippines' decision to not grant US access to more military bases under President Ferdinand Marcos Jr?

❤️ - Supportive - I agree with the decision to limit US access
👎 - Disapproving - I think the Philippines should allow more US military bases
🤔 - Neutral - I'm unsure about the implications of this decision

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03:31 PM

Marcos Jr. dodges question on refusal to apologize for Martial Law atrocities
One reporter asks Marcos whether he will apologize for Martial Law atrocities now that he's president. 'That seems highly contrived,' he answers.

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/philippines/marcos-response-question-apologize-martial-law-atrocities-april-2024/

03:31 PM

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How do you feel about Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s refusal to apologize for the atrocities committed during Martial Law under his father's regime?

😡 - I'm angry and believe he should apologize for the atrocities.
😶 - I'm neutral and understand his perspective on the matter.
😔 - I'm saddened by his refusal to apologize for the dark chapter in Philippine history.

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Today, 7 hours ago

FACT CHECK: Job recruitment posts not from PH Coast Guard
The Philippine Coast Guard warns the public against misleading job postings on Facebook linking to an unverified recruitment website

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/fact-check/job-recruitment-posts-not-from-philippine-coast-guard/

01:02 AM

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What steps do you think should be taken to prevent the circulation of fake recruitment announcements and protect aspiring applicants from falling victim to phishing scams?

01:02 AM

Abra Mining fined P560 million for trading fraud
The SEC's Markets and Securities Regulation Department found Abra Mining guilty of violating the Securities Regulation Code and the Revised Corporation Code

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/business/abra-mining-fined-trading-fraud-securities-exchange-commission/

01:02 AM
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Abra Mining fined P560 million for trading fraud The SEC's Markets and Securities Regulation Department found Abra Mining guilty of violating the Securities Regulation Code and the Revised Corporation Code Read the full article here: https://www.rappler.com/business/abra-mining-fined-trading-fraud-securities-exchange-commission/

How do you feel about the SEC imposing a P560-million fine on officers and the transfer agent of Abra Mining for fraudulent trading of unissued and unlisted shares?

😡 - I'm outraged by the fraudulent actions and support the SEC's decision.
😮 - I'm surprised by the scale of the violations and the fines imposed.
😐 - I have mixed feelings or neutral about the situation.

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01:02 AM

Open source groups say more software projects may have been targeted for sabotage
In a joint statement, the Open Source Security Foundation and the OpenJS Foundation say the attempt to insert a secret backdoor into XZ Utils – a little-known program that is baked into Linux operating systems across the world – 'may not be an isolated incident'

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/technology/open-source-groups-more-software-projects-possible-targets-sabotage/

01:02 AM

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How concerned are you about the recent attempt to sabotage widely used software programs?

😱 - Very Concerned
😕 - Somewhat Concerned
😐 - Not Concerned

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01:02 AM

Israeli military vows response to Iran attack as calls for restraint mount
Israel's military Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi says 'This launch of so many missiles, cruise missiles, and drones into Israeli territory will be met with a response'

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/world/middle-east/israel-military-vows-response-iran-attack-april-16-2024/

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Today, 6 hours ago

‘Rust’ armorer sentenced to 18 months in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin
Hannah Gutierrez was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for mistakenly loading a live round into a revolver Alec Baldwin was using on a Santa Fe, New Mexico, movie set

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/entertainment/movies/rust-armorer-sentenced-18-months-fatal-shooting-alec-baldwin/

01:32 AM

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How do you feel about the outcome of Hannah Gutierrez's sentencing in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins?

😡 - I'm angry at the sentence
😢 - I sympathize with the victim and her family
😐 - I'm neutral about the outcome

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Today, 5 hours ago

Oceanographer Sylvia Earle to young scientists: Don’t stay quiet about what concerns you
At a conference in Athens, Earle also says countries must abide by the precautionary principle to conserve and protect the world's oceans

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/environment/oceanographer-sylvia-earle-advice-young-scientists-our-ocean-conference-2024/

03:10 AM

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How do you feel about Sylvia Earle's message on marine conservation at the Our Ocean Conference?

💪 - Empowered and motivated to take action
🌊 - Concerned about the state of the world's oceans
❤️ - Inspired to care for the marine environment

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Today, 4 hours ago

BARMM eyes new province for eight newly created towns
Based on the ratified regional laws, BARMM Chief Minister Al Haj Murad Ebrahim will appoint the mayors, vice mayors, and councilors of the new town governments

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/nation/mindanao/barmm-eyes-new-province-newly-created-towns-april-2024/

04:00 AM
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BARMM eyes new province for eight newly created towns Based on the ratified regional laws, BARMM Chief Minister Al Haj Murad Ebrahim will appoint the mayors, vice mayors, and councilors of the new town governments Read the full article here: https://www.rappler.com/nation/mindanao/barmm-eyes-new-province-newly-created-towns-april-2024/

How do you feel about the recent creation of new towns in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao?

😃 - Excited! It's great to see development and progress in the region.
😕 - Confused. I'm not sure how this will impact the existing towns and provinces.
😠 - Unhappy. I have concerns about the potential implications of the new towns.

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04:00 AM

Filipinos can push to deport foreign exes based on immigration violations
This is no different from Pokwang's case, where her ex-partner was deported not due to their separation, but because of an immigration violation

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/newsbreak/in-depth/filipinos-push-deport-foreign-exes-immigration-violations/

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Today, 2 hours ago

In Case You Missed It: Did you know that Philippines and the United States have a Mutual Defense Treaty dating back to 1951? According to President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., this treaty would be invoked if a Filipino serviceman is killed due to an attack by a foreign power.

Read the full article here:
https://www.rappler.com/philippines/marcos-death-filipino-serviceman-foreign-attack-triggers-mutual-defense-treaty-united-states/

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