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Has Davos made the world better?

GENEVA, Switzerland – Klaus Schwab, who founded the World Economic Forum (WEF), has said his childhood during World War II inspired him to build an organization that would make the world a better place.  His foundation, which hosts many of the world's most powerful, famous and wealthy people at its annual ........»»

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Tyra Banks still isn t over Catriona Gray s lava walk

MANILA, Philippines – It seems Tyra Banks isn't over Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray's famous lava walk. In a new Instagram post Sunday, January 20, the America's Next Top Model creator shared a side-by-side video of their respective runway walks. Of course, ........»»

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Christians have nothing to fear under BARMM, says priest

COTABATO CITY, Philippines – A Roman Catholic priest here allayed fears of Christians that they would lose their rights under the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).  Father Clifford Baira, director of the Social Action Center of the Archdiocese of Cotabato and co-convenor of the ........»»

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WATCH: Liza Soberano, Enrique Gil navigate love in Alone/Together trailer

MANILA, Philippines – Things always seem to be perfect until... they aren't. And it seems that Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil (LizQuen to the uninitiated) explore how love comes together and how it threatens to fall apart in the latest video teaser for their upcoming movie Alone/Together. In the teaser, ........»»

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Tropical Depression Amang maintains strength en route to Surigao

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Amang maintained its strength early Sunday afternoon, January 20, on its way toward the Surigao provinces. In a bulletin ........»»

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Senate to begin hearing bills on lowering age of criminal liability

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate is set to hear bills seeking to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from the current 15 years old to 12 years old, higher than the House justice committee's proposal. (READ: Beyond juvenile delinquency: While children break the law ) The Senate committee on justice, chaired by Senator Richard Gordon, ........»»

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Malacañang congratulates Pacquiao for defeating Broner

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang congratulated Senator Manny Pacquiao on Sunday, January 20, for winning over American Adrien Broner , as the Filipino boxer retained his World Boxing Association regular welterweight title. "The Palace is one with the entire Filipino people in celebrating Senator Emmanuel 'Manny' Pacquiao's successful WBA welterweight title ........»»

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LOOK: WOW Pilipinas party lands mat sponsorship for Pacquiao-Broner

    MANILA, Philippines – Whoever said that sports and politics don't mix? That controversial relationship was front and center as Philippine party-list group  WOW Pilipinas secured an assumed multimillion-dollar sponsorship deal to appear on the ring mat of Senator Manny Pacquiao's WBA welterweight title bout with Adrien Broner on Saturday, January 19 ........»»

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After lopsided win, 40-year-old Pacquiao says career not over

MANILA, Philippines – A 40-year-old Manny Pacquiao has now more reasons to continue with his boxing career. Boxing's only eight-division world champion put up a masterclass in a lopsided unanimous decision win over Adrien Broner at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 19 (Sunday, January 20, Manila time).  The Filipino ........»»

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LIST: Under Henry Sy, NU bags 33 UAAP championships

  MANILA, Philippines – When Henry Sy and SM corporation took over National University (NU) in 2008, gone were the days when its sports teams were in the pitiful ranks of the UAAP. The Sy revamp gave more financial support to the Bulldogs and made NU sports teams contenders again in ........»»

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IN PHOTOS: 2019 Sinulog Festival

MANILA, Philippines – Pit Senyor! The grand festival during the  39th Sinulog Festival in Cebu City saw devotees, tourists, and local festival-goers enjoying the yearly weekend of festivity, music, dance, art, and devotion. The colorful celebration, which ran from January 18-20, held this year's theme:"Sto. Niño: Guide of God’s Children to Humility and ........»»

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Want to work from home? Write well or do the math

MANILA, Philippines – Working from home to spend more time with family or avoid the daily commute and hellish traffic has been a growing trend worldwide. With just a laptop and a stable internet connection, one can earn as much as those working in a regular office. Want to work comfortably ........»»

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CA upholds Australian firm s right to 50-year PCSO thermal paper supply deal

MANILA, Philippines – The Court of Appeals (CA) affirmed the right of an Australian firm to continue with its 50-year joint venture with the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) for the supply of thermal paper to all lotto outlets nationwide. In a two-page ruling penned by Associate Justice Priscilla Baltazar ........»»

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Broner claims he beat Pacquiao, but numbers show otherwise

MANILA, Philippines – Manny Pacquiao may be the clear-cut winner, but not in opponent Adrien Broner's eyes. The American boxer claimed he beat the sport's only eight-division world champion despite succumbing to a unanimous decision loss in their title bout at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, ........»»

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Despite martial law, military to follow Comelec in Cotabato City

COTABATO CITY, Philippines – Cotabato City, the de facto capital of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), is in a precarious situation. The  epicenter of political tension in the region, it is now both under martial law and Comelec control. While it seems a tricky set-up, the Comelec and the military ........»»

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WATCH: On eve of Bangsamoro plebiscite, Cotabato City lies quiet

COTABATO CITY, Philippines – A still Sunday greets Cotabato City a day before the Bangsamoro plebiscite on Monday, January 21. The city is the de facto seat of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). It is now envisioned as the "crown jewel" of the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim ........»»

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Lawmakers hail 40-year-old Pacquiao for defeating younger Broner

MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers congratulated their colleague Manny Pacquiao, after the boxing legend-turned-senator  retained his World Boxing Association regular welterweight belt with a unanimous decision victory over Adrien Broner. Pacquiao , in an interview after the lopsided bout with the American fighter, said his career is "not over." Broner , however, insists that he ........»»

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FALSE: Imee Marcos did not earn a degree from Princeton

CLAIM: Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos claimed on January 16 that she earned a degree from Princeton University. Rappler asked her during a forum in Manila to clarify the matter after the senatorial aspirant first dodged the question in December 2018, when she was asked ........»»

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Like fine wine: Philippines cheers Pacquiao victory

    MANILA, Philippines – Raucous cheers erupted from Philippine boxing fans in Manila who jumped in joy to celebrate the victory of Manny Pacquiao against Adrien Broner on Sunday, January 20, comparing their 40-year-old idol to a "fine wine."   Filipinos had been confident their champion Pacquiao would easily defend his welterweight title ........»»

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210 violation notices issued to Batangas livestock farms

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Calabarzon issued 210 notices of violation (NOV) to livestock farms in the province of Batangas in a meeting held Friday, January 18. The agency called a meeting to discuss how farms can comply with the ........»»

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