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Your Roundup is here! China agreement denied. Classes canceled due to heat. Standardizing railway projects. Planets to align. Pacquiao excited over new champ.
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Teodoro to Filipinos: Let's not fall for Chinese propaganda
Ian Laqui
Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro Jr. reminded the public that they must “not lose sight” of the “main threat” on the sovereign rights of the Philippines in the West Philippine Sea amid purported rumors of the “gentleman’s agreement” with China. 
This photo shows a picture of Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro.
Students use umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun as they line up to wait for their classes outside their school in Manila on April 2, 2024. More than a hundred schools in the Philippine capital shut their classrooms on April 2, as the tropical heat hit danger levels, education officials said.
Hundreds of schools suspend classes over heat danger
 
Hundreds of schools in the Philippines, including dozens in the capital Manila, suspended in-person classes on Tuesday due to dangerous levels of heat, education officials said.
File photo of Philippine National Railway
Inter-agency committee formed to streamline land acquisition for nat'l railway projects
Ian Laqui
The government has created an inter-agency committee to standardize the process of land acquisition for the implementation of the country’s railway projects.
E-trikes and tricycles are seen plying along Taft Avenue in Manila on February 3, 2024 despite reminders from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to the local governments to enforce the DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2023-195, which bans e-bikes, pedicabs, and tricycles on national roads and major thoroughfares.
E-trike popularity a 'symptom of gov't failure' in addressing mobility needs — group
James Relativo
With the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority set to ban e-bikes and e-trikes on major Metro Manila roads this month, mobility advocates pointed out that the popularity of e-vehicles is simply a symptom of a larger transportation problem.
Elderly pedestrians carry umbrellas to protect themselves from extreme heatas they walk at a popular shopping street in Manila on April 2, 2024. Extreme heat have affected many areas in the country as the weather bureau declared the start of summer season.
DOH urges women: Use cotton underwear during hot weather
Kristine Daguno-Bersamina
The Department of Health has advised women to wear cotton underwear to prevent fungal infections amid the rising temperatures.
Views of the eastern sky by PAGASA using Stellarium Software
4 planets aligning on April 4, how to see — PAGASA
Kristofer Purnell
PAGASA announced there would be a planetary alignment involving four planets during the early hours of April 4 over Philippine skies.
TRENDING
From left: Mexican boxing champion Isaac Cruz, Manny Pacquiao and Sean Gibbons.
Pacquiao thrilled to have newest world champion under promotional stable
 
Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao expressed elation for his promotional company, MP Promotions, having its first-ever non-Filipino world champion — Mexico’s Isaac Cruz, who annexed the World Boxing Association super lightweight title last Sunday.
Hurt by Heart? Pia Wurtzbach prevented from answering query about Heart Evangelista
Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo
Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach was prevented from answering a question about fellow actress Heart Evangelista.
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Fil-Am guard becomes 1st non-local MVP in Korean Basketball League
John Bryan Ulanday
Filipino-American guard Ethan Alvano etched history by becoming the first non-Korean Most Valuable Player in the Korean Basketball League since its foundation in 1997.
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'I'm single': Sarah Lahbati reacts to viral photo with mystery man in Hong Kong
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Actress Sarah Lahbati shared her reaction to her viral photo with a mystery man in Hong Kong. 
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E-mail not displaying correctly? . Was this e-mail forwarded to you? . www.philstar.com NEWS ROUNDUP Teodoro to Filipinos: Let's not fall for Chinese propaganda Ian Laqui Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro Jr. reminded the public that they must “not lose sight” of the “main threat” on the sovereign rights of the Philippines in the West Philippine Sea amid purported rumors of the “gentleman’s agreement” with China.  This photo shows a picture of Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro. Students use umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun as they line up to wait for their classes outside their school in Manila on April 2, 2024. More than a hundred schools in the Philippine capital shut their classrooms on April 2, as the tropical heat hit danger levels, education officials said. Hundreds of schools suspend classes over heat danger   Hundreds of schools in the Philippines, including dozens in the capital Manila, suspended in-person classes on Tuesday due to dangerous levels of heat, education officials said. File photo of Philippine National Railway Inter-agency committee formed to streamline land acquisition for nat'l railway projects Ian Laqui The government has created an inter-agency committee to standardize the process of land acquisition for the implementation of the country’s railway projects. E-trikes and tricycles are seen plying along Taft Avenue in Manila on February 3, 2024 despite reminders from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to the local governments to enforce the DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2023-195, which bans e-bikes, pedicabs, and tricycles on national roads and major thoroughfares. E-trike popularity a 'symptom of gov't failure' in addressing mobility needs — group James Relativo With the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority set to ban e-bikes and e-trikes on major Metro Manila roads this month, mobility advocates pointed out that the popularity of e-vehicles is simply a symptom of a larger transportation problem. Elderly pedestrians carry umbrellas to protect themselves from extreme heatas they walk at a popular shopping street in Manila on April 2, 2024. Extreme heat have affected many areas in the country as the weather bureau declared the start of summer season. DOH urges women: Use cotton underwear during hot weather Kristine Daguno-Bersamina The Department of Health has advised women to wear cotton underwear to prevent fungal infections amid the rising temperatures. Views of the eastern sky by PAGASA using Stellarium Software 4 planets aligning on April 4, how to see — PAGASA Kristofer Purnell PAGASA announced there would be a planetary alignment involving four planets during the early hours of April 4 over Philippine skies. TRENDING From left: Mexican boxing champion Isaac Cruz, Manny Pacquiao and Sean Gibbons. Pacquiao thrilled to have newest world champion under promotional stable   Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao expressed elation for his promotional company, MP Promotions, having its first-ever non-Filipino world champion — Mexico’s Isaac Cruz, who annexed the World Boxing Association super lightweight title last Sunday. Hurt by Heart? Pia Wurtzbach prevented from answering query about Heart Evangelista Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach was prevented from answering a question about fellow actress Heart Evangelista. OUR PICKS 1. 'I’m healed': Kathryn Bernardo talks about forgiveness following Daniel Padilla split Jan Milo Severo After the much talked about breakup with Daniel Padilla last November, Kathryn Bernardo reveal that she's now healed. 2. Fil-Am guard becomes 1st non-local MVP in Korean Basketball League John Bryan Ulanday Filipino-American guard Ethan Alvano etched history by becoming the first non-Korean Most Valuable Player in the Korean Basketball League since its foundation in 1997. 3. 'I'm single': Sarah Lahbati reacts to viral photo with mystery man in Hong Kong Jan Milo Severo Actress Sarah Lahbati shared her reaction to her viral photo with a mystery man in Hong Kong.  www.facebook.com/philstarnewstwitter.com/PhilstarNewswww.instagram.com/philstarnews To see the rest of our coverage, visit www.philstar.com.
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