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UN seeks $5B for Yemen

The United Nations said Monday it was seeking $5 billion to provide humanitarian aid to some 20 million Yemenis next year — or about 70 percent of the war-stricken country’s…READ The post UN seeks $5B for Yemen appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Amazon suffering ‘epidemic’ of illegal gold mine

RIO DE JANEIRO: Illegal gold mining in the Amazon has reached “epidemic” proportions in recent years, causing damage to pristine forest and waterways, a conservation group said Monday as it…READ The post Amazon suffering ‘epidemic’ of illegal gold mine appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Disney again makes history with takings above $7B for 2018

LOS ANGELES: Walt Disney Studios is again ending the year on a high note, posting more than $7 billion in global box office earnings, thanks to hits such as “Black…READ The post Disney again makes history with takings above $7B for 2018 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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California nuns stole school’s funds for Vegas gambling, travel

LOS ANGELES: Two Catholic school nuns in California have admitted to embezzling about $500,000, and using the funds over the years for travel and gambling in Las Vegas, their order…READ The post California nuns stole school’s funds for Vegas gambling, travel appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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141 examinees pass the Technical Evaluation exams

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 141 passed the Technical Evaluation for the Upgrading as Professional Electrical Engineers given by the Board of Electrical Engineering in Manila this December…READ The post 141 examinees pass the Technical Evaluation exams appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Balangiga bells back in PH

After 117 years, the three Balangiga bells looted by US soldiers are home. The C-130 plane that transported the bells touched down at Villanor Air Base at 10:47 a.m. on…READ The post Balangiga bells back in PH appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Bicam okays one-stop shop for power investors

A BICAMERAL conference committee has approved the reconciled version of a landmark anti-red tape measure seeking to modernize and streamline the permitting process of power generation, transmission and distribution projects in…READ The post Bicam okays one-stop shop for power investors appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PH trade gap likely wider in Oct – HSBC

The country’s trade deficit likely expanded in October, banking giant HSBC said ahead of today’s release of official data. “We expect the Philippine trade deficit to widen further in October,…READ The post PH trade gap likely wider in Oct – HSBC appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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House OKs franchise for ‘Solar Para sa Bayan’

Lawmakers on Monday approved on third reading a bill granting a 25-year franchise to the Solar Para sa Bayan Corp. sought by founder Leandro Leviste, son of Sen. Loren Legarda. With 198…READ The post House OKs franchise for ‘Solar Para sa Bayan’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Negative issues cause Asian markets tumble

HONG KONG: Asian markets sank Monday as investors juggle a number of negative issues that have fuelled worries about the global outlook. The China-US trade row, the Huawei crisis, signs…READ The post Negative issues cause Asian markets tumble appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Trillanes posts P96K bail over libel raps

Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th avoided detention after paying a P96,000-bail bond before a Pasay City court for four counts of libel lodged in Davao City by President Rodrigo Duterte’s son,…READ The post Trillanes posts P96K bail over libel raps appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Didal cited by Time as influential teen

Skateboarder Margielyn Didal is among the 25 most influential teens named by Time magazine. The 19-year old Cebu City native is the sole Filipino on the list. Didal was the…READ The post Didal cited by Time as influential teen appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Govt counts costs of reenacted budget

Economic growth could slow substantially next year under a reenacted budget based on estimates made by the government. “NEDA (National Economic and Development Authority) estimates: GDP growth impact of -1.-2.3…READ The post Govt counts costs of reenacted budget appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Lacson: 2019 is ‘Year of Pork’

SEN. Panfilo Lacson on Monday said the coming year would be a happy one only for those who would continue to benefit from the pork barrel system, but would be…READ The post Lacson: 2019 is ‘Year of Pork’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Palace forms PH-wide task force vs Reds

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has formed a national task force to “end” the armed conflict with communist rebels. Duterte signed on December 4 Executive Order (EO) 70, which institutionalizes “the Whole-of-Nation…READ The post Palace forms PH-wide task force vs Reds appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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SANTA SPRINT

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Websites shut over trolling, extortion

China’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS) has closed 1,100 self-media accounts and 31 websites suspected of engaging in trolling and extortion since the start of the year. The ministry said…READ The post Websites shut over trolling, extortion appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Biggest Lantern of Hope sparkles at SM City Pampanga

CONCLUDING SM’s 60th anniversary celebrations, SM City Pampanga’s Biggest Lantern of Hope brings light and music to the Christmas Capital of the Philippines, with the lighting up of the ferris…READ The post Biggest Lantern of Hope sparkles at SM City Pampanga appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Gather ‘n’ celebrate at Novotel

Novotel Manila Araneta Center provides some of the best options that would make this year’s celebrations extra special and a whole lot better for you and your family. Novotel’s holiday…READ The post Gather ‘n’ celebrate at Novotel appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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HK stewardesses slam sexual harrassment

HONG KONG: Immaculate-looking flight attendants who appear unruffled by the demands of a life spent in the air are part of the slick image sold by carriers — but Hong…READ The post HK stewardesses slam sexual harrassment appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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