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Pacquiao, 39, shows doubters he’s ageless as he beats Matthysse via TKO

Manny Pacquiao's victory in Kuala Lumpur was despite calls to retire and collective doubt on his fitness to continue in the sport......»»

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Pinoy fans brace for World Cup final between powerhouse France and underdog Croatia

The final stage is set. Upstart Croatia will face off against historical powerhouse France in the final round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Fans of the world’s most popular sport, including those in the Philippines, are drawing lines in the days leading up to the much-awaited match between regular contender France and […].....»»

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When a nightclub exposed an inquiry about HIV

Popular hangout Nectar Nightclub’s comeback to what it described as a “disturbing” inquiry went viral and gathered mixed reactions......»»

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Philippines, U.S. to start free trade talks in September

MANILA — The Philippines will begin negotiations on a free trade agreement with the United States in September, its ambassador to Washington said on Thursday, in a bid to expand market access for its agricultural products. Jose Manuel Romualdez told reporters the first round of talks will be held in Washington and would likely focus on labour, […].....»»

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Bong Go tarps, relief goods, cellphones: President’s aide has a disclaimer

They're not from me, they're from my friends. This is how Bong Go explained the presence of banners and merchandise with his name......»»

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There is no single origin story on why Friday the 13th is ‘unlucky’

It’s Friday the 13th in the Philippines. For some, it might be just another day in an already stress-filled work week while others think a little superstition is conducive to making it to the weekend alive. What could be behind this superstition that has survived well into the digital age? Day of bad luck Friday […].....»»

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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez love saga: No happily ever after for ‘Jelena’

The Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez love saga is over and it did not end in their happily ever after. Months after breaking up with Gomez, Bieber announced his engagement to Hailey Baldwin in an Instagram post. The ‘Jelena’ love story timeline Filipino fans of the love team gave heart-wrenching reactions after the announcement. My […].....»»

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Foreign officials crank up anti-drug policies echoing Duterte’s war on drugs

President Rodrigo Duterte’s influence is expanding into the international community with foreign officials from Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Taiwan and the United States emulating his anti-drugs policies. It is an indication that the “Duterte effect” has definitely reached global consciousness despite him receiving a decrease in his local satisfaction ratings that went from “very good” to “good.” The […].....»»

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Rise of robots fuels slavery threat for Asian factory workers – analysts

LONDON — The rise of robots in manufacturing in Southeast Asia is likely to fuel modern slavery as workers who end up unemployed due to automation face abuses competing for a shrinking pool of low-paid jobs in a “race to the bottom”, analysts said on Thursday. Drastic job losses due to the growth of automation […].....»»

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Gunmen kill fourth Philippine local official in a week

MANILA — Two motorcycle-borne gunmen on Wednesday killed the vice mayor of a southern Philippine town, the fourth local official assassinated in a week, including one President Rodrigo Duterte said may have had links to illegal drugs. The attack took to 16 the number of mayors and vice mayors killed since Duterte unleashed his deadly anti-narcotics […].....»»

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Metro Manila wakes up to ‘Province of China’ banners

Filipinos in Metro Manila were shocked Thursday morning to see tarpaulin banners proclaiming the Philippines as a ‘Province of China’ displayed on several footbridges. The appearance of the banners coincided with the second anniversary of the UN Arbitral Tribunal ruling that awarded sovereign rights in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) to the Philippines. […].....»»

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A back and forth with the church: What went before Duterte’s ‘sorry, God’

Insults, condemnations, dialogue, reconciliations, insults again, dialogue, an apology to God alone......»»

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‘Accompanied, attended, covered’ and other ‘accomplishments’ of Mocha Uson

Mocha Uson has accompanied the president, covered and attended events and “scheduled visits to different government agencies,” according to her job description/duties and 2017 accomplishments released by the Presidential Communications Operations Office. Photos of the document had circulated on social media in the first week of July, with many people commenting that Uson’s monthly P133,454 salary […].....»»

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Fans brace for World Cup final between powerhouse France and underdog Croatia

The final stage is set. Upstart Croatia will face off against historical powerhouse France in the final round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Fans of the world’s most popular sport, including those in the Philippines, are drawing lines in the days leading up to the much-awaited match between regular contender France and […].....»»

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Philippines’ Duterte sees lowest rating since becoming president – survey

MANILA — Satisfaction in Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte fell to the lowest of his presidency since coming into office in 2016, an independent survey showed on Tuesday. Net satisfaction, used by pollster Social Weather Stations (SWS) as a rating of the president’s performance, was down 11 points from the first quarter to 45 in the […].....»»

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Umtiti header sends streetwise France into World Cup final

ST PETERSBURG – Samuel Umtiti’s 51st-minute header sent France into the World Cup final with a ruthless 1-0 win over Belgium in an absorbing first semi-final on Tuesday. Didier Deschamps’ side will face England or Croatia in Moscow on Sunday as the French look to lift the trophy for the second time following their triumph on home soil […].....»»

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Convenience for a fee: DFA’s new passport appointment scheme

Following complaints of lack of appointment slots and the DFA's claims that the online system was defective, passport applicants are now required to pay an added P50 as convenience fee......»»

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Kobe goes to U.P: A new Paras for the state university’s basketball team

Rising star Kobe Paras has announced that he will be joining the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroon. The son of UP’s legendary basketball product Benjie Paras sets his sights on a stint with the state university after a fledgling collegiate career in the United States that was cut short. Turning Maroon Paras and various […].....»»

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Kris Aquino appears to have ended spat with ex James Yap

Actress and TV host Kris Aquino recently tweeted a message commemorating her failed marriage to basketball star James Yap, solemnized in a civil ceremony 13 years ago. Aquino’s warm message appears to be the end to a prior spat between the two former lovers in the previous months. ‘Peace’ In a tweet, the veteran host […].....»»

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Not all smiles at dentists’ oath-taking where Bongbong Marcos was guest of honor

Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. was introduced as “soon to be vice president” at the Professional Regulation Commission’s oath-taking ceremony for dentists and not everyone was smiling. Dr. Monique Ravago shared on Twitter that Marcos, who failed his vice-presidential bid in 2016, has been the guest of honor and speaker of the Professional Regulatory Board of Dentistry […].....»»

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