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WHO Director-General is vaccinated against COVID-19

WHO Director-General is vaccinated against COVID-19
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DSWD does not have any scholarship program for indigent students

DSWD does not have any scholarship program for indigent students

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DSWD list identifies only potential social protection beneficiaries

DSWD list identifies only potential social protection beneficiaries
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Israel did not destroy Russian nuclear-powered submarine

Israel did not destroy Russian nuclear-powered submarine

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COVID-19 vaccines do not contain a dormant Marburg virus

COVID-19 vaccines do not contain a dormant Marburg virus
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Marcos did not give farewell speech to staff before fleeing Malacañang

Marcos did not give farewell speech to staff before fleeing Malacañang

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PHLPost does not offer a P7,000 subsidy to people who answer a questionnaire

PHLPost does not offer a P7,000 subsidy to people who answer a questionnaire
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Marburg virus cannot be activated thru 5G

Marburg virus cannot be activated thru 5G

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Marcos Family did not calmly escape from Malacañang

Marcos Family did not calmly escape from Malacañang
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A made-up Marcos movie: False, misleading claims abound in ‘Maid in Malacañang’

A made-up Marcos movie: False, misleading claims abound in ‘Maid in Malacañang’