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Joyce Pring shares details of upcoming wedding to Juancho Trivino

MANILA, Philippines – TV host Joyce Pring shared some details of her upcoming wedding to actor Juancho Trivino during the "Chika Minute" segment of 24 Oras Thursday, November 28. Joyce was anchoring 'Chika Minute' when she was put on the spot by news anchor Mel Tiangco, who asked her for some wedding details.  "First ........»»

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Mexico City traffic chaos, a matter of life or death

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – It's a peculiar scene: in the middle of a busy Mexico City intersection, police officers earnestly blow their whistles, instructing oncoming traffic to stop – as indifferent drivers speed past them by the dozens. Undeterred, the cars waiting on the cross street enter the intersection, too. They ........»»

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No one fit to be PNP chief? I’d rather not appoint anybody – Duterte

Three weeks after the retirement of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde, President Rodrigo Duterte is yet to name a successor.  Including the days Albayalde went on “non-duty status” starting on October 14, the police force has been missing a ........»»

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Azkals brace for must-win games

     MANILA, Philippines – With two games remaining in the group stages of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games men’s football tournament, ........»»

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Bicam to ‘amicably resolve’ 2020 budget issues behind closed doors

MANILA, Philippines – The chairpersons of the House and Senate committees on the proposed P4.1-trillion budget in 2020 will meet one-on-one to “amicably” reconcile conflicting provisions in their respective versions of the General Appropriations Bill (GAB).  This was the decision of the bicameral conference committee during its first meeting on the ........»»

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Manila Water wins P7.4 billion in arbitration case vs gov t

MANILA, Philippines – The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in Singapore ruled in favor of Ayala-led Manila Water and directed the Philippine government to pay the company P7.39 billion for the non-implementation of rate hikes. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Friday, November ........»»

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Sandiganbayan affirms junking of P1-B Marcos case

MANILA, Philippines – The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan affirmed its earlier ruling that junked a P1 billion civil ill-gotten wealth cases against the Marcoses and their alleged dummies. "No new argument was presented by plaintiff Republic of the Philippines in the instant motion," the Sandiganbayan 2nd Division said in junking the ........»»

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Former Japan prime minister Yasuhiro Nakasone dies at 101

TOKYO, Japan (UPDATED) – Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, an ardent conservative who worked to forge a stronger military alliance with the United States, died on Friday, November 29, at the age of 101, an official at his son's office said. In office for 5 years from November 1982 to ........»»

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[PODCAST] New Clark City: May anomalya ba?

Subscribe to Rappler podcasts on  iTunes  and  Spotify MANILA, Philippines – Maraming imprastraktura ang itinayo para sa 30th Southeast Asian Games 2019 sa Pilipinas ngunit kaakibat nito ang kontrobersiya.  Maliban sa mga minadaling mga pasilidad at pagkukulang sa pagasikaso ng mga bisita, humaharap rin sa kontrobersiya ang isang ........»»

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Antarctica, heart of the Earth needs protection – expert

PUNTA ARENAS, Chile – It may be remote and uninhabited but Antarctica is suffering from man's activities, says the director of the Chilean Antarctic Institute, Marcelo Leppe, in an interview with AFP. Why is Antarctica important? Originally in school we were taught that there were only 5 continents around the world. ........»»

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Upon Duterte’s orders, SEA Games tickets now free to the public

MANILA, Philippines – Tickets for majority of the 56 sports events and the closing ceremony of the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games will now be free for the public.  On Friday, November 29, Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) chairperson and House Speaker Alan Peter ........»»

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Bea Alonzo one of Asia s biggest up and coming stars, says Variety

MANILA, Philippines – Actress Bea Alonzo is part of Variety's 2019 "Asian Stars: Up Next" list, presented with the International Film Festival and Awards Macao (IFFAM).  The list of the US publication was published in a Variety report on Thursday, November 28, citing Filipina star Bea ........»»

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Typhoon Kammuri track may be like Glenda in 2014, Reming in 2006

MANILA, Philippines – The track of Typhoon Kammuri , which will be locally named Tisoy once it enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), may be similar to that of Typhoon Glenda (Rammasun) in 2014 and Typhoon Reming (Durian) in 2006. This is according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical ........»»

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Hong Kong set for fresh weekend protests as police end university siege

HONG KONG, China – Hong Kong police on Friday, November 29, ended their two-week siege of a university campus that became a battleground with pro-democracy protesters as activists vowed to hold fresh rallies and strikes in the coming days. Renewed calls to hit the streets came after Beijing and city leader ........»»

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K-pop star Jung Joon-young jailed for 6 years for gang rape, spycam crimes

SEOUL, Korea – South Korean K-pop singer-songwriter Jung Joon-young was convicted Friday, November 29 of gang rape, as well as secretly filming and distributing illicit sex videos  of his partners, and jailed for 6 years. Jung and Choi Jong-hoon, a former member of boy band FT Island, ........»»

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John Lennon s trademark round sunglasses to be sold at auction

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – A pair of John Lennon's trademark round sunglasses are going up for auction along with a parking ticket given to Beatles drummer Ringo Starr – items kept for half a century by a former driver for the band. Alan Herring, who worked as a chauffeur for Starr ........»»

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Displaced Star City workers get P4.8-M aid from DOLE

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced on Friday, November 29, that it has given P4.8 million in emergency employment assistance to  300 workers who were displaced after Star City was razed by a fire in October. DOLE awarded the emergency assistance ........»»

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QC children s agenda will address mental health, LGBT discrimination

MANILA, Philippines – Quezon City has come a long way from its ........»»

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Cambodia bug cafe serves up insect tapas, ant spring rolls, bug mac

SIEM REAP, Cambodia – Ant spring rolls, silkworm taro croquettes and a "bug mac" – Cambodia's first insect tapas restaurant is mixing cocktail culture with creepy crawler fare. At the busy "Bugs Cafe" in the tourist town of Siem Reap, chef Seiha Soeun stands over a ........»»

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7 dead in small plane crash in Canada

TORONTO, Canada – Five Americans and two Canadians were killed when a light aircraft crashed in a wooded area on the north shore of Lake Ontario, Canada's transport safety agency said Thursday, November 28. The US-registered single-engine Piper PA-32 departed Toronto's Buttonville Airport and was apparently headed to Quebec City when ........»»

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