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State Department report: EJKs still chief human rights concern in Philippines

The alleged cases of summary execution in President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody drug war remains a major human rights concern in the Philippines, amid rising impunity following a dramatic surge in police killings, the US State Department said in its global rights report for 2017......»»

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Indonesia-based Go-Jek wants a share of Philippine ridesharing market — report

Indonesia-based ridesharing company Go-Jek reportedly wants a bite of the Philippines’ transport network vehicle service market, as Uber departs from Southeast Asia......»»

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Calabarzon bets snare rare golden doubles

Calabarzon’s Jessel Lumapas and Veruel Verdadero completed a pair of sprint doubles as they won the secondary 200m dash golds with the former anchoring the 4x400m relay team to victory in record-breaking fashion even as National Capital Region racked up golds in various fronts to virtually stretch its Palarong Pambansa reign at the President Elpidio Quirino Stadium yesterday......»»

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Manny Pacquiao offered rematch in Argentina

Manny Pacquiao stated Friday he’s not thinking of retirement yet while Argentine champion Lucas Matthysse sounded so confident of victory he has practically offered his challenger an immediate rematch......»»

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Lucas Matthysse insists no eye surgery

WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina said the other day he never had surgery to repair a reportedly fractured orbital bone but admitted he had temporary blindness in the left eye during his knockout loss to Viktor Postol in 2015......»»

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Ex-pros power Athletics to inaugural MPBL crown

Former PBA cagers Val Acuña, Lester Alvarez and Jhaymo Eguilos took charge in the stretch as Batangas City survived Muntinlupa, 68-66, to become the first Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League-Anta Rajah Cup champion at the jampacked Muntinlupa Sports Complex late Thursday......»»

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Lady Tamaraws eye finals vs embattled Eagles

Far Eastern U feels this is the best chance to bring back its glory years and at the same stop what has become a familiar blue-versus-green show in the biggest stage of UAAP women’s volleyball......»»

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Archers-Maroons; Eagles-Gilas up in Filoil opener

La Salle tests a souped-up University of the Philippines side’s mettle while Ateneo faces Gilas Cadets in a pair of explosive matches kicking off the 12th Filoil Flying V Pre-season Cup at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan today......»»

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With Greg Slaughter out, Kings opt for taller import

Due to the continued absence of 7-foot-1 Greg Slaughter, Barangay Ginebra was forced to drop 6-foot-7 import Shane Edwards for a bigger replacement in 6-foot-10 Charles Garcia......»»

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David Gleeson tremendous rally nets Luisita title

Aussie David Gleeson ended a long title spell, winning over Filipino Erwin Arcillas on the third playoff hole after a tremendous fightback from four down in the last four holes in regulation to snare the ICTSI Luisita Championship crown at the Luisita Golf and Country Club here yesterday......»»

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F2-Foton, Petron-Cocolife Superliga semis up

Four teams figure in heated fights for a chance at the crown when the best-of-three semifinals of the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga (PSL) Grand Prix fires off Tuesday at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan......»»

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Pradera Verde, Wack Wack top junior golf meet

Pradera bagged two division titles but Wack Wack foiled its sweep bid in the other class in the PAL-JGFP Interclub Championship at the Pradera Verde Golf and Country Club in Barangay Prado Siongco, Lubao in Pampanga last weekend......»»

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Overheating

There is a downside to rapid economic expansion. Improperly managed, an extended period of rapid growth could lead to what economists call “overheating.”.....»»

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The different faces of Boracay

When I first came back from exile Boracay was one of the places I wanted to go to and see. It was just beginning a worldwide reputation as “the best beach in the world.”.....»»

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Duterte’s odd defense of Philippine sovereignty

To undermine and treat the Philippines like a mattress to wipe with your feet… and you are a foreigner… that is something I will not… It is a violation of sovereignty.”.....»»

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Ready Player One

Peer2peer platforms (e.g. Grab, AirBnB), crypto-currency, artificial intelligence......»»

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Ice drop

I would like to thank the people who have emailed me with kind words about my column, which I have been writing in the Philippine STAR since 1998......»»

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EDITORIAL - Time for abolition

For the 671,168 seats at stake in the Sangguniang Kabataan or youth councils, only 272,047 people had shown interest in seeking election as of yesterday......»»

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$1:52.095

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Albayalde assures PNP: Promotions will be fair

Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde yesterday assured fellow police officials of fairness in promotions and transfers......»»

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