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How the pandemic affected UST’s LEAPMed program

DESPITE the disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, UST’s Learning-Enhanced Accelerated Program for Medicine (LEAPMed) has delivered its intended learning outcomes, one of its...

Fact Check: Congratulatory message attributed to Queen Elizabeth II is satirical — #PintigPH

The British monarch has not yet released any statement regarding the 2022 Philippine elections.  CLAIM: Queen Elizabeth II wore red  and congratulated Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos...

Fact-check: Registered voters can cast their votes after 7 p.m. — #PintigPH

Section 49 of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Resolution No. 10727 states that voters who have yet to cast their votes but “are within...

Fact check: Circulating presidential, vice-presidential vote counts are fake — #PintigPH

Votes are not counted while polling stations are open. Only after 7 p.m., when polls close, can votes be counted. CLAIM: Votes for the presidential...

Fact check: Photo of Marcos wearing a polo shirt with large Lacoste crocodile logo...

The photo was manipulated to make the Lacoste crocodile logo appear larger than it really was. CLAIM: Marcos wore a shirt with a large Lacoste...

Fact check: Robredo has not said anything about seeking a recount if she loses...

Robredo has not said anything about seeking a recount if she loses the 2022 elections. CLAIM: Leni Robredo will seek a recount of the 2022...

Fact check: Distributing sample ballots on election day is illegal — #PintigPH

Comelec Commissioner George Garcia told ABS-CBN’s TeleRadyo on May 8 that the distribution of sample ballots is prohibited since it is considered a form...

Fact check: Ovals to be shaded on the ballot are on the left side...

Voters should shade the oval found on the left of their chosen candidates’ names. CLAIM: Those who will vote for former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos...

Fact check: Vote-counting machines have backup batteries to ensure continuous operations in case of...

Operations of vote-counting machines will not be affected should there be a power failure CLAIM: Vote-counting machines have backup batteries in case of power interruptions.   RATING:...

Fact check: 2016 video manipulated to make it appear Duterte has endorsed Marcos for...

President Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly said he would not endorse a successor. CLAIM: Duterte prefers Bongbong Marcos as his successor. RATING: False Pro-Marcos user @itswillclemens manipulated a...

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Goodbye, Joe

JOSE “Joe” Guevara never failed to amuse readers with his clever and witty one-liners. His widely read column, “Point of Order,” appeared daily on the editorial page of the Manila Bulletin until that fateful Monday morning last Dec. 2, when Guevara wrote his last line.

He succumbed to cardiac arrest at the Makati Medical. He was 85.

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