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PH anti-graft court convicts ex-envoy to UN

THE Sandiganbayan’s Fourth Division convicted a former Philippine Permanent Representative of the New York Philippine Mission (NYPM) to the United Nations of graft and malversation in connection with the alleged misuse of $17, 000 in insurance proceeds. In a 25-page decision promulgated on April 13, the court found Lauro Baja Jr. guilty beyond reasonable doubt [...] The post PH anti-graft court convicts ex-envoy to UN appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Australian nun to fly home in May but will return to PH to continue missionary work

SISTER Patricia Fox will leave for Australia in May for a congregational meeting but will return to the Philippines in June to continue her work “if things go well.” “I already booked to go back for congregational meeting and holiday in May but I have also booked to come back in June. I plan to stay [...] The post Australian nun to fly home in May but will return to PH to continue missionary work appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Kris Aquino returns to ABS-CBN

SHE is so back. Almost two years after leaving ABS-CBN, erstwhile “Queen of All Media” turned “Queen of Digital Infotainment,” was spotted Friday afternoon at the network’s offices on Friday. The homecoming saw Kris Aquino inking a movie project with the station’s sister company, Star Cinema, which was well documented on her Instagram account. In fact, the 47-year-old [...] The post Kris Aquino returns to ABS-CBN appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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North and South Korea open hotline between leaders

SEOUL: The two Koreas opened a hotline between their leaders on Friday, a week before a summit between North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and the South’s President Moon Jae-in in the Demilitarized Zone. The line links the presidential Blue House in Seoul with the Pyongyang office of the nuclear-armed North’s State Affairs Commission, which Kim [...] The post North and South Korea open hotline between leaders appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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846 examinees pass the Midwife Licensure exams

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 846 out of 2,145 passed the Midwife Licensure Examination given by the Board of Pharmacy in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga this April 2018. Seq. No. Name 1 ABA, LIEZEL NEMEÑO 2 ABA, SUNSHINE SARDALLA 3 [...] The post 846 examinees pass the Midwife Licensure exams appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Grab surge cap back to twice regular rate after LTFRB accredits 3 ride-sharing networks

THE maximum surge pricing cap of Grab Philippines is back to twice the regular rate from 1.5 times, as the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board has accredited three new transport network companies (TNCs). “This Board has issued a certificate of accreditation to a new transport network company, Hype Transport Systems Inc with [a]two-year accreditation [...] The post Grab surge cap back to twice regular rate after LTFRB accredits 3 ride-sharing networks appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Nadal wins to set up ‘difficult’ Thiem quarter-final clash in Monaco

MONTE CARLO, Principality of Monaco: World number one Rafael Nadal cruised to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Russian Karen Khachanov on Thursday (Friday in Manila) to set up a “difficult” Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final against Dominic Thiem, after the Austrian stunned Novak Djokovic. Nadal needs to win an 11th Monte Carlo title to stay clear [...] The post Nadal wins to set up ‘difficult’ Thiem quarter-final clash in Monaco appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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13 dead, 72 nabbed in drug operations in Bulacan; Marikina police raid house of arrested ‘shabu’ dealer

THIRTEEN people were killed and 72 others were arrested, including an actor, in a series of drug raids launched by Bulacan police on Friday, according to a television report. The report said the raid in Malolos, which started at 12 midnight until the morning of Friday, resulted in the 13 deaths and 67 arrests. Actor [...] The post 13 dead, 72 nabbed in drug operations in Bulacan; Marikina police raid house of arrested ‘shabu’ dealer appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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No Dengvaxia immunization in next 2 years – Health official

THE Department of Health (DOH) has scrapped the controversial anti-dengue vaccine from its immunization program, at least for the next two years, an official said on Friday, months after it has been linked to a series of deaths, mostly of children, following a disclosure by its manufacturer that it was unsafe for first-time victims of [...] The post No Dengvaxia immunization in next 2 years – Health official appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Japan’s Akita dogs melt foreign hearts

TAKASAKI, Japan: Hollywood actor Richard Gere, French film star Alain Delon and Russia’s figure skating sensation Alina Zagitova have one thing in common: They adore Japan’s Akita dogs. And they’re not alone. In recent years, foreign ownership of one of Japan’s most famous indigenous breeds has skyrocketed, outstripping domestic demand for the fluffy, perky-eared pooches. [...] The post Japan’s Akita dogs melt foreign hearts appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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MRT-3 unloads 1,000 passengers as train door malfunctions anew

THE Metro Rail Transit-3 unloaded approximately 1,000 passengers at the Ortigas station southbound on Thursday after one of its doors malfunctioned anew, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr). “One cause of door failure is stress on door components, which may be caused by leaning on the door or forcing it open,” the department said in a [...] The post MRT-3 unloads 1,000 passengers as train door malfunctions anew appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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LTFRB orders Grab to suspend travel charge

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) ordered Grab Philippines to suspend charging P2 per minute of travel to its passengers effective immediately. “Further to the Order issued by the Board on 17 April 2018 pending extensive review and resolution on the issue of the respondent’s travel time charge of P2 per minute in [...] The post LTFRB orders Grab to suspend travel charge appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Sotto pushes for body to solely prosecute drug cases, bring down high dismissal rate

SENATE Majority Leader Vicente Sotto 3rd is pushing for the creation of an executive body that will focus on the prosecution of suspected drug personalities and other criminals who have been arrested, citing the high dismissal rate on cases, especially on illegal drugs. Sotto filed Senate Resolution 702 urging President Rodrigo Duterte to create the [...] The post Sotto pushes for body to solely prosecute drug cases, bring down high dismissal rate appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Outgoing QC police chief to intensify anti-drug operations in Calabarzon as new director

  CHIEF Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, the outgoing Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director, is planning to intensify the campaign against illegal drugs in Region IV-A where he has been assigned. “We will focus on the high-value targets on illegal drugs and internal cleansing when I take over,” Eleazar told The Manila Times. This was after incoming [...] The post Outgoing QC police chief to intensify anti-drug operations in Calabarzon as new director appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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3 local ships conducting scientific research at PH Rise

THREE Philippine Navy ships have been conducting maritime scientific research over the Philippine Rise (formerly Benham) since last week, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. said. “We have three ships there now conducting maritime scientific research and then they will move to the other parts of the Philippines,” Esperon told reporters on late Wednesday at Camp Aguinaldo [...] The post 3 local ships conducting scientific research at PH Rise appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Palace: Govt mulls ‘diplomatic protest’ vs China on PH reef ‘breach’

THE Philippines is considering taking diplomatic action against China over the reported presence of its two military planes on a reef in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), a Malacanang official said on Thursday. “The Secretary of Foreign Affairs has said that they were preparing and exploring the possibility of a diplomatic protest,” Palace spokesman [...] The post Palace: Govt mulls ‘diplomatic protest’ vs China on PH reef ‘breach’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Hopes of end to contractualization dim as Duterte shifts responsibility to Congress

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte may not issue an executive order (EO) banning “endo” or contractualization after all and will leave the matter to Congress, Malacanang said on Thursday. The Palace statement comes a few days after Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said that the President would sign an EO addressing “endo” on or before May 1, Labor [...] The post Hopes of end to contractualization dim as Duterte shifts responsibility to Congress appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Grab warns drivers may leave or vehicles reduced if P2 travel charge scrapped

TRANSPORT network company (TNC) Grab Philippines warned that its drivers may leave or be forced to reduce the number of vehicles serving riders if it would comply with the order of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to stop imposing the P2 per minute travel charge as it filed a motion for reconsideration. [...] The post Grab warns drivers may leave or vehicles reduced if P2 travel charge scrapped appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Albayalde: From Team Metro Manila to Team PNP

POLICE Director General Oscar Albayalde on Thursday formally assumed his new position as the new Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief during the turnover ceremony at the Camp Crame national headquarters in Quezon City. Albayalde succeeded retired PNP Chief Ronald “Bato” De la Rosa, who was the commander of 185,000-strong police force for almost two years. De la [...] The post Albayalde: From Team Metro Manila to Team PNP appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: A tale of love at first sight

LONDON: It was love at first sight for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who both quickly sensed their brief encounter on a blind date could blossom into something much, much bigger. They were set up by a mutual friend when US actress Markle was passing through London in July 2016, with the couple later revealing [...] The post Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: A tale of love at first sight appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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