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Sitel ‘blood donation hero’

The Department of Health (DoH) and the Philippine Blood Center (PBC) honored global BPO giant Sitel Philippines with the Apolinario Mabini Award as a “Blood Donation Hero” for giving over 190 voluntary blood donations this year. “Blood donation is a service to Humankind, and by donating blood we help save precious lives,” shared Rashmi Singh, […].....»»

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Isner reaches New York Open semis

LOS ANGELES, United States — Top seeded John Isner was one of three Americans to reach the semi-finals of the ATP New York Open with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Australian seventh seed Jordan Thompson on Friday. Isner will now face compatriot Reilly Opelka, who defeated Spain’s Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4. It will be a […].....»»

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‘Malasakit’ agri desks assist farmers

ILOILO CITY – The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Friday opened two Malasakit Help Desks in Western Visayas to serve its farmer-clients and other sectors that are interested to engage in agriculture. Engineer Remelyn Recoter, DA 6 (Western Visayas) Executive Director, said the establishment of the center was in compliance with the memorandum of Secretary […].....»»

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DoTr warns use of Tugade’s name

The Department of Transportation (DoTr) warns the public against individuals who continue to use the name of DoTr Secretary Arthur P. Tugade in illegal activities. Based on reports received by the DoTr, a certain individual allegedly claiming to be Secretary Tugade’s cousin has been disrupting lines and calling names for faster processing of payments and […].....»»

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Korda leads in Women’s Australian Open

ADELAIDE, Australia — Nelly Korda made up for an early bogey on the back nine Saturday with three consecutive birdies and four on her final six holes to shoot a 5-under 67 and take a three-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA’s Women’s Australian Open. Korda, tied for third after the second round, had […].....»»

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Hot start for Foton

Foton flirted with disaster before eking out a 26-24, 25-20, 15-25, 25-21 victory over United VC in the opening salvo of the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix yesterday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. American import Courtney Felinski provided the firepower, towing the two-time champion Tornadoes to a sizzling start in this prestigious women’s […].....»»

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Vatican defrocks ex-cardinal

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday. The punishment for the once-powerful prelate, who had served as the archbishop of Washington and had been an […].....»»

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Beijing unveils ‘Steel City’ plan

BEIJING — The Beijing municipal government has published a plan to transform a vacated industrial site in its western suburb into a city landmark by 2035, as part of the preparation for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. The new area, on the basis of the Shougang Park, a former steel plant relocated to neighboring Hebei […].....»»

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May suffers embarrassing defeat

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered an embarrassing defeat by lawmakers Thursday in a vote that left her bid to secure a European Union divorce deal stuck between an intransigent EU and a resistant UK Parliament — with Brexit just six weeks away. A rebellion by hard-core Brexit backers saw the House of […].....»»

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Deal now on Trump’s table

WASHINGTON — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited — this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon billions from other federal coffers for his wall on the Mexican boundary. Money […].....»»

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WHO: Measles fight ‘backsliding’

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Thursday that efforts to halt the spread of measles were “backsliding,” with case numbers worldwide surging around 50 percent last year. Last year, measles cause approximately 136,000 deaths around the world The UN health agency pointed to preliminary data showing that the disturbing trend of resurgent measles cases was […].....»»

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China trade beats expectations

BEIJING — China’s exports and imports both rose at a faster-than-expected rate in January, another sign that the Chinese economy remained resilient despite growing external uncertainties. Total goods trade rose 8.7 percent year on year in January to 2.73 trillion yuan ($395.98 billion), the General Administration of Customs said in an online statement Thursday. Exports […].....»»

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Back to the Moon

NASA is accelerating plans to return Americans to the Moon and this time, the US space agency says it will be there to stay. Jim Bridenstine, NASA’s administrator, told reporters Thursday that the agency plans to speed up plans backed by President Donald Trump to return to the moon, using private companies. “It’s important that […].....»»

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US shooting: 5 dead

AURORA, Ill. — An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire at its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. Aurora, Illinois Police Chief Kristen Ziman identified the gunman as 45-year-old Gary Martin and said he was believed to be an employee at […].....»»

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Payless stores in US closing 

NEW YORK — Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us and Bon-Ton that have closed down in the last year. The Topeka, Kansas-based chain said Friday it will hold liquidation sales starting Sunday and wind down […].....»»

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Kapampangans full force for Bong Go

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Friday opened up a comprehensive sortie for his senatorial bid in the vote-rich province of Pampanga to wide acclaim. Bong Go visited the towns of Porac, Floridablanca, Lubao, Sasmuan, Guagua, and Sta. Rita in Pampanga. He was warmly welcomed by local leaders and […].....»»

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Kerr fined $25,000 for ref rant

OAKLAND, United States — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Thursday following his rant at officials during his team’s defeat to the Portland Trail Blazers. Kerr needed to be escorted from the court at Portland’s Moda Center on Wednesday after angrily objecting to a flagrant foul called against […].....»»

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Indian Kashmir attack kills 37 troops

SRINAGAR, India — At least 37 Indian paramilitary soldiers were killed on Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir in one the deadliest attacks on government forces there, police said. The suicide bombing outside Srinagar claimed by an Islamist group is likely to ratchet up tensions between nuclear-armed arch rivals India and Pakistan, with New Delhi long accusing […].....»»

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Bong Go plays ‘ninong’ to 800 lovebirds

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and aspiring senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go made time to share the love on Valentine’s Day by attending a mass wedding ceremony Thursday, as well as providing aid to fire survivors. Bong Go grace with his presence the “I Do! I Do! Araw ng Pag-IBIG” annual mass wedding […].....»»

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Bong Go on billboard claim: ‘Baseless’

Senatorial candidate Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go brushed aside allegations Comelec regulation were violated by his camp on tri-media and outdoor advertisement placements. The former Special Assistant to the President described the accusations as “malicious, baseless and legally irrelevant.” He emphasized that his camp has not spent excessively before the campaign period and that most of […].....»»

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