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IN PHOTOS: A peek inside Huawei’s Shenzhen headquarters

MANILA, Philippines - Following a rebranding campaign a few years back, Huawei has emerged as one of the world’s most recognized smartphone brands with a global market share that rivals the likes of Apple and Samsung. No global tech company is truly complete without unique-looking office facilities to help ........»»

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OFW remittances rise in May 2018

MANILA, Philippines– Remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) continued to rise in May 2018, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Monday, July 16. Personal remittances from OFWs reached $2.7 billion in May 2018, up 6.1% from the same month last year. The figure is also slightly higher than ........»»

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Kris Aquino thanks Neri Naig Miranda for sweet message on Instagram

MANILA, Philippines – Kris Aquino thanked actress Neri Naig Miranda for a seemingly random message she shared about the "Queen of All Media" on Sunday, July 16. In a post, Neri said she was affected by the attention Kris wsa getting, recalling the time when she was just starting and ........»»

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4 soldiers killed, 2 injured in Cordillera encounter

BAGUIO, Philippines – Four army soldiers were killed and two injured in an encounter at the border of Mt. Province and Abra. The clash began Sunday afternoon and is said to be ongoing, according to a Facebook post by a Bauko police officer. The 81st Infantry Battalion (81IB) of the Joint ........»»

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Federalism is the spoiler of the Cordillera autonomy party

BAGUIO, Philippines – There were no work and classes on July 16, in the whole of the Cordillera, Monday having been declared as a non-working holiday by President Rodrigo Duterte. But it wasn't because of the commemoration of the 1990 Luzon earthquake that killed thousands, but because July 15 was ........»»

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Trump attacks U.S. foolishness heading into Putin showdown

Helsinki, Finland –  President Donald Trump headed into his first summit with Vladimir Putin on Monday determined to forge a personal bond with the Kremlin chief, saying only "stupidity" by prior administrations had brought US-Russian ties to their present low. Hours before the Helsinki summit, Trump was asked if he would press Putin over ........»»

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Marinerong Pilipino boosts playoff bid with win vs Batangas-EAC

MANILA, Philippines – Marinerong Pilipino clawed its way back from 18 points down to repulse Batangas-Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC), 80-74, in the 2018 PBA D-League Foundation Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena on Monday, July 16. Trevis Jackson finished with 20 points and 6 rebounds, while Jorey Napoles chipped in ........»»

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Ateneo Blue Eagles bow to South Korea, pick up first loss in Jones Cup

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines-Ateneo Blue Eagles failed to ride on their winning momentum as they fell to Asian basketball giant South Korea, 73-90, on Monday, July 16, in the 2018 William Jones Cup.  Thirdy Ravena led the Blue Eagles's offense with 14 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists, while ........»»

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EU urges Trump to protect world order, dismisses foe claim

BRUSSELS, Belgium – EU leaders and top diplomats urged US President Donald Trump to protect the world order at his summit on Monday, July 16, with Vladimir Putin and dismissed his assertion that Europe was a US trade foe. Trump triggered fresh concerns from European Council President Donald Tusk at an EU-China ........»»

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Balkman dominates vs Alaska as San Miguel inches closer to finals

MANILA, Philippines – Not even a 16-point deficit could prevent San Miguel from inching closer to the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals.  The Beermen withstood the pesky Alaska Aces with a furious second-half assault, 105-94, to take a commanding 2-0 lead in their best-of-5 semifinals series at the Araneta Coliseum ........»»

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NBI recommends charges vs Aquino, Garin, Abad over Dengvaxia mess

MANILA, Philippines – The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) wants technical malversation charges filed against former president Benigno Aquino III, former health secretary Janette Garin, and former budget secretary Florencio Abad over the Dengvaxia mess . The NBI sent its findings to Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales ........»»

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National Basketball League opens opportunities for homegrown talents

MANILA, Philippines – New league alert! The National Basketball League (NBL), the country's newest regional amateur basketball league, is set to launch in August.  This league puts an emphasis on its eligibility rules, enforcing a strict screening committee that will allow only Under-29 homegrown players from each region to participate. While it ........»»

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Philippine economy to sustain growth momentum – First Metro

MANILA, Philippines – Despite the political noise, First Metro Investment Corporation (FMIC) remains bullish on the Philippine economy. The investment firm sees the country's gross domestic product (GDP)  expanding by 7% to 7.5% this year. FMIC president Rabboni Francis Arjonillo said the Philippines has solid macroeconomic fundamentals. "Robust domestic demand continues to fuel the ........»»

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Trump hails very good start with Putin at first summit

HELSINKI, Finland (UPDATED) – Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin held a historic summit on ........»»

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Tropical Depression Henry threatens northern Cagayan

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Henry is already threatening the northern part of Cagayan, warned state weather bureau PAGASA early Monday evening, July 16. In a bulletin issued 8 pm on ........»»

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Parents of students given Dengvaxia can get information via mobile apps – DOH, DepEd

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) and Department of Health (DOH) on Monday, July 16, said parents of students who were given the Dengvaxia dengue vaccine will be able to receive information on how to respond to symptoms of the illness using a mobile application. DepEd Undersecretary Alain ........»»

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IN PHOTOS: Pasig holds 10th citywide earthquake drill

MANILA, Philippines – To unsuspecting passersby walking along Shaw Boulevard, the simulation exercises at Capitol Commons conducted on Monday, July 16, seemed like scenes from an action movie set. Yet these were all a part of taking Pasig’s 10th annual citywide earthquake drill to a new level. Spearheaded by the ........»»

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Regulator unveils plan to monitor cryptocurrency threat

GENEVA, Switzerland –  A financial regulator on Monday, July 16, unveiled a strategy to monitor whether cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin pose a threat to world economic stability. The plan follows on from a concerted drive by central banks and regulatory bodies to keep cryptocurrencies at bay. In a statement, the Financial ........»»

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'WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, July 17

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . Please refresh this page for updates. MANILA, Philippines – Here is a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Tuesday, July 17, due to rain from the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical ........»»

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Noynoy Aquino perplexed by NBI Dengvaxia findings vs him

MANILA, Philippines – Former president Benigno Aquino III hit the National Bureau of Investigation’s recommendation of a  technical malversation charge  against him over the P3.5-billion procurement of dengue vaccines in 2015.  Speaking to Rappler, Aquino said he was “perplexed” at how the NBI reached its findings despite the absence of due process. ........»»

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