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Driver, conductor beat MMDA personnel along EDSA

A Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) personnel was injured after a bus driver and his conductor beat him up along the EDSA Ortigas loading bay northbound on Friday morning. In a message to reporters, MMDA spokesman Celine Pialago identified the victim as Arvin Gabay, a member of the agency’s sidewalk clearing operations group (SCOG). The driver […].....»»

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PAL catches fire on takeoff from LA, returns safely

LOS ANGELES — A Philippine Airlines jet with flames spurting from one engine has returned safely to Los Angeles International Airport shortly after takeoff. Ian Gregor of the Federal Aviation Administration said Flight 113, a Boeing 777 bound for Manila, reported a problem with the right engine after takeoff Thursday morning. It turned around and […].....»»

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First vaper arrested in Lucena City

A man using vape in public was arrested for the first time in Lucena City, Quezon Province, police reported on Friday. Marq Joseph Bobis Virtucio, 21, was apprehended along Quezon Avenue, Barangay 1 at 8:45 p.m. on Thursday as part of the Philippine National Police (PNP) crackdown on violators of the vape ban, Lucena police said in a report to […].....»»

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PH eyes 4 deals with South Korea during Duterte trip

THE Philippines and South Korea are set to sign several agreements covering practical areas of cooperation during President Rodrigo Duterte’s upcoming visit next week, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Friday. In a pre-departure briefing in Malacañang, Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Junever Mahilum-West said President Rodrigo Duterte and Korean President Moon Jae-in would witness […].....»»

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CKS College @ 80: Reveling an Unprecedented Relevance

In retrospect, the paragon of excellence that is Chiang Kai Shek College started its humble genesis in 1939. The aforementioned event heralds the pioneering task of establishing the first Philippine institution for higher learning which is founded by overseas Chinese-Filipinos. Since then, CKS College has continuously made its indelible and impeccable inscriptions on various industries […].....»»

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TNT casts doubts on SMB’s Grand Slam bid

Has San Miguel Beer abandoned its bid to win the franchise’s second Grand Slam in 30 years? It seems so. Thanks to a players fight that erupted during the Beermen’s practice on Sunday involving team captain and starter Arwind Santos, former import Dez Wells and relievers Kelly Nabong and Ronald Tubid. That led SMC management […].....»»

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Let’s talk about SEAG expenses later – Cayetano

House Speaker and Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) Chairman Alan Peter Cayetano appealed to critics to talk about the expenses on the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) after the event and instead focus on working together for Filipino pride at the moment. Sen. Franklin Drilon earlier lamented that the P55-million cauldron for the games […].....»»

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Ocier’s P114.44-M paper wealth in BEL

BOUGHT. Robert MacGregor, executive director and chief investment officer of Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV), bought 49,000 shares for P51.30 each on Nov. 19, 2019. This increased the number of the AEV common shares he holds to 221,400 from 211,141. That day, AEV common shares opened trading at P51.25, which was also the stock’s high, then […].....»»

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Pact delay drags PSEi for 2nd day

THE stock market plunged for a second straight day on worries that an interim trade agreement between the United States and China would not be signed. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) shed 1.002 percent or 79.17 points to finish at 7,818.89, while the wider All Shares slid 0.99 percent or 46.64 points to […].....»»

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Duterte backtracks on rice import ban

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has decided not to implement his recent order suspending the importation of rice after Agriculture Secretary William Dar gave assurances that measures are in place to assist local farmers, according to the Department of Agriculture. Dar, in a meeting with the President on Wednesday night, explained the various solutions put in place […].....»»

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Clippers win OT thriller, Mavs slay Warriors

LOS ANGELES: Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combined for 42 points in their first game together as the Los Angeles Clippers pulled out a 107-104 overtime victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila). The game marked the first time George and Leonard played together since both joined the Clippers in the offseason. […].....»»

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‘No chance of Senate approving Citira’

THE Senate will not pass the proposed Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Rationalization Act (Citira) in its current form, according to the American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (AmCham). On the sidelines of a forum in Pasay City on Thursday, AmCham Executive Director Ebb Hinchliffe expressed doubt about the bill’s passage, saying if this […].....»»

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‘US-China trade war could spark real war’

BEIJING: Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger warned on Thursday that an armed conflict could break out between the United States and China if they fail to resolve their trade war. The sober remarks from Kissinger, who was instrumental in normalizing diplomatic relations between Washington and Beijing, came at a conference in Beijing on […].....»»

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Oct inflation for poor households falls to 0.8%

INFLATION for low-income households eased to a four-year low of 0.8 percent in October on the back of lower fuel and utility prices, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced on Thursday. The figure is lower than the 0.9 percent posted in September, and the lowest since October 2015’s 0.4 percent. Year to date, consumer price […].....»»

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`Robredo may jeopardize PH’

TWO weeks after appointing her as co-chairman of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD), President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo, calling her a “scatterbrain” with “knee-jerk” impulses, who could “jeopardize” the republic. Duterte said he would allow Robredo to keep her post at ICAD, but her access to vital […].....»»

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Diokno: Suspending rice imports not inflationary

LESS than a day after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the suspension of rice imports, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno assured on Wednesday that the move would not have any impact on the country’s inflation. “It will not (affect inflation),” Diokno told reporters. Latest data show that consumer price growth eased to 0.8 percent […].....»»

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Soldier shot dead in Taguig City

A member of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) was shot dead in Taguig City early Wednesday. Private 1st Class Gerald Niko Del Pilar, assigned to the Mobile Police Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Support Group, was shot dead along Bayani Road, Barangay Western Bicutan around 2:35 a.m. Police arrested suspects Sgt. John Necesito dela […].....»»

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Manila sets third round of polio vaccination

THE Manila City government, through its health department, anounced on Wednesday the third round for the citywide vaccination slated from November 25 to December 7. According to City Health chief Dr. Arnold Pangan, the involvement of village officials is crucial in obtaining the 95-percent coverage of the vaccination. “Importante ‘yan lalo na y’ung nakaraan hindi […].....»»

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Iligan city donates P3M to quake victims

ILIGAN CITY: The City Government of Iligan has set aside P3 million to be distributed to local governments in Davao and Cotabato affected by the recent earyhqaukes. The fund was approved by the City Council during the 17th Special Session held here. Mayor Celso Regencia said P3 million was distributed as follows: P400,000 each for […].....»»

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Duterte to heed PH forces on martial law extension in Mindanao

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he would heed the advice of state forces on whether to lift or extend martial law in Mindanao. The President made the statement after his security officials have thumbed down another extension of martial law. Speaking to reporters in Malacañang, Duterte said he would make a decision, once he […].....»»

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