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PH intensifies bid to qualify for Olympics

Heads of around 25 national sports association will meet with chef de mission Mariano “Nonong” Araneta and officials of the Philippine Sports Commission to determine the number of athletes joining qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics......»»

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Parsons& rsquo; career in jeopardy after crash

Los Angeles—Atlanta Hawks forward Chandler Parsons suffered serious injuries after a car accident involving an alleged drunk driver which have left his career in jeopardy, lawyers for the NBA player said Monday......»»

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Builders aim for UNTV semis berth

National Housing Authority tries to secure the third semis berth when it battles Philippine International Trading Corporation in the quarterfinal round of the 8th UNTV Cup today at the Paco Arena in Manila......»»

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Blu Girls rise to no. 11 in world rankings

The Cebuana Lhuillier-backed PH Blu Girls is now the 11th–ranked women’s softball team in the world after the standings for 2019 were released by the World Baseball Softball Confederation Thursday morning. .....»»

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Birdie-binge gives Mondilla share of lead

Lubao, Pampanga—Clyde Mondilla put on a late assault to check a fumbling frontside start and force a four-way tie for the lead at three-under 69 at the start of the windy first round of the ICTSI Pradera Verde Classic at the sprawling Pradera Verde layout here yesterday......»»

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Nadal soars; Sharapova hits all-time low at Open

Melbourne—Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equalling 20th Major title at the Australian Open on Tuesday, but falling star Maria Sharapova hit a career low......»»

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LA: Ginebra won it for fans

Barangay Ginebra did it for its fans......»»

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Palace says Duterte might attend summit in Vegas

President Rodrigo Duterte might be swayed to attend a summit between the United States and the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, despite a recent US legislation banning entry of all Philippine officials supposedly behind the arrest of Senator Leila De Lima.....»»

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Graft court drops charges vs. Purisima

Citing lack of probable cause, the Sandiganbayan has dismissed the graft and usurpation-of-authority charges against National Police Chief Alan Purisima and Special Action Force Commander Getulio Napeñas for the bloody Mamasapano incident four years ago......»»

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Most Filipinos rate Duterte performance excellent& shy;& mdash;SWS

Eight in 10 Filipino respondents were satisfied with the performance of President Rodrigo Duterte, with a net rating of +72 or “excellent,” a Social Weather Stations survey showed Tuesday......»»

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ASG abducts 5 Indonesian fishermen, lets 3 others go

Abu Sayyaf militants from the Philippines seized five Indonesian fishermen from a vessel off eastern Borneo, Jakarta officials said Tuesday, the latest in a series of abductions in the area......»»

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Probe of & rsquo;onerous& rsquo; deals widens

Another contract will be scrutinized by President Rodrigo Duterte after Salvador Panelo, his spokesman and chief legal counsel, sought the review of UP Ayala Land Technohub’s lease agreement which, he said, appears to be disadvantageous to the government......»»

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House sets as priority P50-billion supplemental budget

The House of Representatives is ready to approve a P50-billion supplemental budget for areas affected by the Taal Volcano eruption......»»

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LGUs told: Show cause for & lsquo;window& rsquo;

Local government leaders who will insist on providing “window hours” to the Taal Volcano evacuees intending to retrieve belongings and feed animals in the areas within the danger zone will be dealt with accordingly, the Interior department said Tuesday......»»

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Few signs of life in no-man& rsquo;s land

A desolate landscape of ash dunes and bare trees left by the eruption of the Philippines’ Taal Volcano lay in contrast with a few signs of life at ground zero of the disaster on Tuesday......»»

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Global health emergency eyed over outbreak

China has confirmed human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of a new SARS-like virus as the number of cases soared and authorities Tuesday said a fourth person had died......»»

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PH probes SARS-like virus case

The government was probing on Tuesday what could be the first case of the SARS-like virus that has infected hundreds in China, health authorities said......»»

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SMC donates P23-m relief goods to Taal

San Miguel Corp. continues to mobilize resources from across the conglomerate to provide much-needed assistance to both communities impacted by Taal volcano’s recent eruption, and to various government and private groups spearheading relief efforts.  .....»»

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Moody& rsquo;s gives Baa2 rating to PH bonds

Global debt watcher Moody’s Investors Service joined Fitch Ratings and S&P Global Ratings in giving an investment grade to the government’s proposed euro-denominated dual-tranche bond offerings with planned maturities of three and nine years......»»

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GERI sees P1b in sales from new project in Cavite

Global-Estate Resorts Inc., a subsidiary of Megaworld Corp., expects to generate P1 billion in revenues from a newly-launched project inside the 561-hectare Southwoods City at the boundaries of Biñan, Laguna, and Carmona, Cavite......»»

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