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Go for Gold remains unbeaten

Games Monday: (Ynares Sports Arena) 1 p.m. -- AMA vs. Batangas 3 p.m. -- Marinerong Pilipino vs. CEU GO for Gold withstood a late Marinerong Pilipino stand to fashion out a 93-88 win and stay perfect in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup yesterday at the Ynares Sports Arena. Gab Banal….....»»

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Generoso naturally, inevitably

Ped xing When you have the ears of Supreme Court Justices, senators, and even Presidents, you must be talking sense. Lots of sense. Conrado “Ding” I. Generoso, our elementary valedictorian, should only do so. His intellect and gift of gab and moral rectitude /testicular fortitude took him to his rightful….....»»

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Punished for early lunch

TOKYO -- A Japanese city official has been reprimanded and fined for repeatedly leaving his desk during work hours — but only for around three minutes to buy lunch. The official, who works at the waterworks bureau in the western city of Kobe, began his designated lunch break early 26….....»»

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Taiwan passes bill cutting veterans’ pensions

TAIPEI -- Taiwan’s military veterans will see their pensions cut as soon as next month after parliament passed a controversial bill that had sparked violent demonstrations. Wednesday’s vote marks a victory for President Tsai Ing-wen, whose attempts to make sweeping pension cutbacks since she came to power two years ago….....»»

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Canadians defiant of Trump, boycotts, nuclearization urged

OTTAWA, Canada -- US President Donald Trump’s trade threats and bellicose diplomacy is being met on America’s northern frontier with boycotts of US goods and travel, and even a call for nuclearization. The grassroots backlash reflects the angry mood that has set in since Trump slapped punishing US tariffs on….....»»

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Change of heart

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant children from their parents on the US border Wednesday, reversing a tough policy under heavy pressure from his fellow Republicans, Democrats and the international community. The spectacular about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were stripped from….....»»

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‘Tambays’ local issue — Lacson

AUTHORITIES -- including the Philippine National Police -- can best address the issue of “tambays” (loiterers) at the local level, without having to elevate it to the national level, said Senator Panfilo M. Lacson. “If they say, being ‘tambay’ violates local ordinances, keep it local. The Chief, PNP doing all….....»»

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PH not ready for same sex marriage, says Palace’s Roque

MALACAÑANG yesterday said there’s a right time for everything and the Philippines may not be ready yet for same sex marriage. Same sex marriage may be “too revolutionary” for the Philippines, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque told reporters as the Supreme Court tackled a petition to legalize it here.. “There is….....»»

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2nd phase of AFP modernization okayed

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has approved the second phase projects of the Revised Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization Program worth P300 billion, the Department of National Defense announced . DND spokesperson Arsenio Andolong said second phase dubbed the Second Horizon, which will be implemented from 2018 to 2022, has a….....»»

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Contract with Vigilant aboveboard — Guevarra

JUSTICE Secretary Menardo Guevarra yesterday officially declared that the contract between the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Vigilant Investigative and Security Agency (Vigilant), owned by the family of Solicitor General Jose Calida, was aboveboard. Guevarra said this was established after he ordered a review of the security services contract with….....»»

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Filipinos accept DU30 for who he is, Roque tells President’s critics

IT’S parents’ responsibility to teach their children the right values, Malacañang said in answer to critics who say President Rodrigo Duterte’s crude language and misogynistic behavior are a bad example for the youth. Asked in a press briefing if Malacañang thinks it’s okay for young Filipinos to adopt the President’s….....»»

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Gov t suspends talks with reds

THE government yesterday said it has suspended all backchannel talks with the communist-led National Democratic Front (NDF) to give way to a three-month review of all signed agreements related to the peace negotiations. In a statement, Hernani Braganza, the government negotiator for backchannel talks, said they officially conveyed the suspension….....»»

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Church, priests reassured

“HINDI ko kayang magpatay ng pari. I respect the Church,” President Rodrigo Duterte said as he refuted allegations that his government has been inciting violence on priests, who he has roundly criticized for alleged misdeeds. Duterte, in a rare conciliatory tone towards the Catholic church, said he had not adopted….....»»

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PH leader won’t do a Trump — Palace

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte won’t do a Trump and withdraw the Philippines from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) . Duterte may have spoken against the UNHRC on several occasions but Malacañang said the Philippine government will not follow the United States government and withdraw from the council. In a….....»»

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Digong to ex-mayor: ‘I will really kill you!’

“PATAYIN talaga kita.” President Rodrigo Duterte thus reiterated his threat to kill former Iloilo City mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog if he would return to the country even after getting implicated in the illegal drug trade. Duterte repeated the threat while in Iloilo City, his first visit to the Western Visayas….....»»

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Duterte statement on justice clarified

THERE is nothing wrong with the remark of President Rodrigo Duterte that families of “bullshit” drugs suspects killed in police operations will not get justice, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said President Duterte was referring only to those drug suspects killed during firefights with the police. In a….....»»

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Duterte signs vital mental health law

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill providing for basic mental health services to all Filipinos including at the barangay level, his top aide said yesterday. Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go confirmed that the President approved Republic Act 11036, or the Philippine Mental Health Law,….....»»

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Drug test for mentors, students eyed

AS part of its effort to promote a drug-free school environment, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chair Director General Aaron N. Aquino yesterday said they want teachers and students in Grade 4 and up to undergo mandatory drug testing.“Iyung mga series of arrests na ginagawa natin, iyung nai-involve ay mga estudyante….....»»

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F2, Foton, Petron picked

Games tomorrow: (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 3 p.m. -- Opening Ceremonies 4 p.m. -- Generika-Ayala vs. UA-UP 6 p.m. -- Foton vs. F2 Logistics F2 LOGISTICS, Petron and Foton loom as the teams to beat when the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga (PSL) Invitational Conference fires off tomorrow at the Smart Araneta….....»»

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Pinoy prodigy Buto in 5th straight win

CHILD prodigy Al-Basher Buto of the Philippines is fast becoming the scourge of Vietnam chess. Buto made it five wins in a row when he toppled fifth seed Nguyen Vuong Tung Lam of Vietnam in a keenly-watched fifth round showdown to keep the solo lead in the boys’ 8-under in….....»»

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