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Jacinto eclipses swim mark

Teenage sensation Jerard Jacinto reset the national 100-meter backstroke mark in the seventh FINA World Juniors Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary Tuesday night......»»

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Centro shoots for D-League playoffs

Undefeated Centro Escolar U shoots for a playoff seat when it faces dangerous neophyte iWalk today in Group A tussle of the PBA D-League Foundation Cup today at the JCSGO Gym in Cubao, Quezon City......»»

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Cignal HD, Petron clash in KO face-off

Worthy challenger Cignal HD is looking to pull off a mission that no team has come close to achieving in the past two years. Reigning champion Petron, on the other hand, looks to stay on track for a three-peat feat......»»

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MVP optimistic of Gilas chances

Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas chairman emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan is upbeat about Gilas Pilipinas’ chances at crashing the Top 16 in the coming FIBA Basketball World Cup in China......»»

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All on track for SEA Games

The road is clear to make the coming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games a rousing success. Only 100 days are left before the opening of the 30th edition of the 11-nation biennial event that the Philippines will host in 53 venues on Nov. 30-Dec. 11......»»

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Approval of DOF’s tax reform version pushed

Sen. Pia Cayetano yesterday reiterated the Senate’s shared aspiration with Malacañang to get additional revenues to improve the government’s delivery of basic services after the House of Representatives passed a version that cut by almost half the government’s projected P32.94-billion revenues......»»

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Duterte accepts credentials of 6 envoys

President Duterte has accepted the credentials of six envoys at Malacañang, ending his hiatus from the public eye.?.....»»

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State workers may get new pay hike next year

More than one million government officials and employees, including President Duterte, may get a new round of salary increase next year......»»

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Heavy rains expected over Luzon due to Ineng

Tropical Depression Ineng has intensified and is expected to bring heavy rains over parts of Luzon, particularly Bicol, in the next three days......»»

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ATOM calls for stop to unwarranted killings

The protest movement that was formed following the assassination of former senator Benigno Aquino Jr. called for an end yesterday to what it described as extrajudicial killings (EJKs)......»»

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DOH to public: Cook pork properly

Pending determination of the possible entry of African swine flu (ASF) in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) is urging Filipinos to observe precautionary measures to protect themselves from the disease......»»

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PACC exec: Gift statement taken out of context

A commissioner of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) says his statement on P100,000 being an “insignificant” gift was taken out of context......»»

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‘Campus militarization figment of imagination’

Allegations of a creeping militarization in campuses of the University of the Philippines are just a figment of the imagination, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said yesterday......»»

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‘Lift Dengvaxia ban, but no mass vaccination’

An infectious disease expert from the University of the Philippines-Manila recommended yesterday the lifting of the ban on the use of Dengvaxia vaccine in private clinics, saying there is a testing tool available in the country to detect previous dengue infections......»»

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US slams ‘bullying’ in South China Sea

The White House on Tuesday accused China of “bullying tactics” in the increasingly tense waters of the South China Sea and said it would resist Beijing on the dispute......»»

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The STAR Cover (August 22, 2019)

The STAR Cover (August 22, 2019).....»»

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Where we failed in police force recruitment, training

To make the country understand the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the CRC team representing the Department of Justice, the DSWD, the DepEd, DOLE and National Police, visited major cities in the Philippines......»»

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DepEd chief: Don’t look at us

The Department of Education (DepEd) is not in charge of actual construction of classrooms and should not be taken to task for any slowness in the completion of such projects, according to Education Secretary Leonor Briones......»»

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Voucher program for tech-voc students launched

The Department of Education (DepEd) has issued the implementing guidelines of a new voucher program for public senior high school students enrolled in the technical-vocational-livelihood (TVL) track......»»

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Our mission in life

The week started with the sad news of the passing of a dear friend, Gina Lopez. Gina has been one of the inspiring and passionate people I have met......»»

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