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51 international, domestic flights  cancelled over ‘excessive delays’ — MIAA

FIFTY-ONE international and domestic flights remain cancelled on Sunday morning, two days after a Chinese passenger plane skidded off the main runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, forcing its closure as crew extricate the plane. In a Facebook post, Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said the incident with Xiamen Air early Friday resulted in [...] The post 51 international, domestic flights  cancelled over ‘excessive delays’ — MIAA appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Magnitude 5 quake jolts Compostela Valley

A magnitude 5 earthquake hit Compostela Valley on Sunday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The quake was recorded 13 kilometers (km) northeast of Compostela at 8:28 a.m. It had a depth of 207 km and was tectonic in origin. GLEE JALEA No major damage was reported and no aftershocks were expected, Phivolcs [...] The post Magnitude 5 quake jolts Compostela Valley appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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DREAMING OF A REPLACEMENT

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Xiamen Airlines will be asked to pay for expenses in airport accident — MIAA

THE Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) will ask a Chinese airline company to shoulder the expenses incurred by the Philippine government after one of its planes was involved in an accident at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport that severely disrupted operations. Manila International Aviation Authority (MIAA) General Manager Ed Monreal said the state-run agency would [...] The post Xiamen Airlines will be asked to pay for expenses in airport accident — MIAA appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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8.2-magnitude quake hits Fiji but no tsunami alert

SYDNEY: A strong 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but it was too deep to generate a tsunami and there were no reports of damage. The tremor hit at 12:19 p.m. (0019 GMT) local time 361 kilometers (224 miles) east of the Pacific nation’s capital Suva, at a depth of 563 [...] The post 8.2-magnitude quake hits Fiji but no tsunami alert appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PH poomsae men’s team assured of bronze in Asian Games; swimmer Yu reaches finals 

THE Philippine men’s poomsae team nipped Iran to assure of a bronze medal in the 2018 Indonesia Asian Games taekwondo competition on Sunday at the Jakarta Convention Center Plenary Hall. Filipinos Dustin Jacob Mella, Rodolfo Reyes and Jeordan Dominguez scored 8.330 points to beat the Iranians (8.100) in the quarterfinals. The semifinals and the finals of the [...] The post PH poomsae men’s team assured of bronze in Asian Games; swimmer Yu reaches finals  appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PH mourns passing of Annan

THE Philippines joined the international community in expressing its condolences on the death of former United Nations (UN) Secretary General Kofi Annan. In a statement, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the Philippines would remember Annan for his unwavering commitment to multilateralism that reinvigorated the UN and brought peace to places around the world that [...] The post PH mourns passing of Annan appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PH Navy to join Australian exercises Aug. 31-Sept. 15

THE Philippine Navy will be participating for the third time in the Royal Australian Navy exercises this year, which 24 other navies across the world will join. Commander Jonathan Zata, Navy spokesman, said the Philippines would be sending off a 300-man contingent aboard the BRP Ramon Alcaraz, one of the three del Pilar-class frigates, on Monday. [...] The post PH Navy to join Australian exercises Aug. 31-Sept. 15 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Asian Games 2018: PH bows to Thailand in straight sets in women’s volleyball

THE Philippines on Sunday  bowed to Thailand in straight sets in women’s volleyball, 22-25, 12-25, 15-25, at the 18th Asian Gamed in Indonesia. The post Asian Games 2018: PH bows to Thailand in straight sets in women’s volleyball appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Frampton stops Jackson in 9 rounds

BELFAST, Northern Ireland --- Belfast's Carl Frampton stopped Luke Jackson in nine rounds to secure another shot at the world featherweight title on Saturday. Having successfully defended the interim WBO title, Frampton will be confirmed as mandatory challenger to full champion Oscar Valdez but will next fight IBF titlist Josh Warrington, who travelled to Windsor Park to be ringside. Against Australia's Jackson, the 31-year-old Frampton had long been a significant favorite in a fight that essentially served as a celebration of his popularity in his home city, where he may have fought for the final time. With Jackson increasingly struggling to defend himself and remain on his feet ha...Keep on reading: Frampton stops Jackson in 9 rounds.....»»

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The audience loved this emotional moment at the Anne Kulit concert last night

A post shared by Anne Curtis (@annecurtissmith) on Aug 16, 2018 at 10:26pm PDT Anne Curtis has got the Big Dome in a thunderous uproar last night during her concertAnne Kulit: Promise Last na 'to. The night was filled with so many highlights, from her elaborate costumes, to explosive song and dance numbers, to having some of the biggest names in the industry as her guest, like RegineVelasquez, James Reid, and Sarah Geronimo. A post shared by Jadine Lustreid (@myjadinehart) on Aug 18, 2018 at 9:17pm PDT A post shared by Charmaine Cabatuando (@andymaine) on Aug 18, 2018 at 8:30pm PDT A post shared by Sarah G. Follower (@sarahgha...Keep on reading: The audience loved this emotional moment at the Anne Kulit concert last night.....»»

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LOOK: Nikki Valdez marries Luis Garcia in Hong Kong

LOOK: Nikki Valdez marries Luis Garcia in Hong Kong.....»»

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India flood death toll jumps to 357

The death toll from the worst flooding to hit India's Kerala state in a century has jumped to 357, authorities said Sunday, with losses to infrastructure pegged at some $3 billion. The idyllic tourist hotspot has been badgered by torrential monsoon rains since the end of May, triggering landslides and flash floods that have swept away entire villages. "Since May 29, when the monsoon starts in Kerala, a total of 357 people have lost their lives until now," a statement from the state's information officer said, with 33 losing their lives over the last 24 hours. Some 353,000 people have taken shelter in 3,026 relief camps as thousands of army, navy and air force troops fan out ...Keep on reading: India flood death toll jumps to 357.....»»

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PH mourns passing of former UN chief Kofi Annan

The Philippine government joined the international community in mourning the passing of former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan. "We are saddened by the demise of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan," Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a statementon Sunday. "Mr. Annan made history as the first and only black African to head the UN, and his humanitarian work has been recognized and earned the former world's top diplomat a Nobel Peace Prize," he added. Annan, a statesman, diplomat, peacemaker and former Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, passed away in Bern, Switzerlandon Saturdayat the age of 80. READ: Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan...Keep on reading: PH mourns passing of former UN chief Kofi Annan.....»»

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Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Lombok island: USGS

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday, sending people fleeing into the streets just two weeks after a quake which killed more than 460 people. The quake was centred west-southwest of Belanting town in East Lombok, the US Geological Survey said, at a relatively shallow depth of seven kilometres (four miles). Residents said the earthquake was felt strongly in East Lombok. "I was driving to deliver aid to evacuees when suddenly the electricity pole was swaying. I realised it was an earthquake. "People started to scream and cry. They all ran to the street," East Lombok resident Agus Salim told AFP. The tremor was also felt in the islan...Keep on reading: Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Lombok island: USGS.....»»

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Robot wars: China shows off automated doctors, teachers and combat stars

Robots that can diagnose diseases, play badminton and wow audiences with their musical skills are among the machines China hopes could revolutionise its economy, with visitors to a Beijing exhibition offered a glimpse of an automated future. The popular stars of this year's World Robot Conference, which ends Sunday, were undoubtedly the small, amateur-made "battle bots" which smashed, hammered and sawed their way through their opponents to a cacophony of cheers and shouts from a rapt audience. "With this robot, I can fully express myself. I love the sparks," said Huang Hongsong, one of around a dozen Chinese youths whose creations went head-to-head. But while the battle bots...Keep on reading: Robot wars: China shows off automated doctors, teachers and combat stars.....»»

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China’s Sun Yang launches Asian Games charm offensive

China's Olympic champion Sun Yang showed a softer side to his gnarly public image on Sunday by lavishing compliments on rival Japanese swimmer Kosuke Hagino at the Asian Games. The towering Chinese topped the time sheets in the morning's 200 metres freestyle heats in Jakarta in a leisurely one minute, 47.58 seconds before being reminded about an unseemly diplomatic row he sparked at the last Asian Games in 2014. Furious after being ambushed by Hagino in the 200m free in Incheon, Sun branded Japan's national anthem "ugly" -- not the first time the three-time Olympic gold medallist has become involved in a war of words. "Look, I think Hagino is a good guy," Sun told reporters. "The wa...Keep on reading: China’s Sun Yang launches Asian Games charm offensive.....»»

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Swimming bad boy Sun just a big softie, says coach

Chinese giantSunYanghas all the tools to be the perfect swimmer -- the predatory instinct and a two-metre physique that can intimidate before a race has even started. But the triple Olympic champion and nine-time world title holder is also one of the most divisive competitors in the pool, a magnet for controversy who seems to upset officials and rivals wherever he goes. He's been labelled a drug cheat after serving a three-month suspension in 2014 for using a prescribed medication to treat a heart condition, saying he was unaware it had been added to the banned list. Suntriggered a diplomatic row with Japan at the lastAsianGamesfour years ago when he petulantly branded their nationa...Keep on reading: Swimming bad boy Sun just a big softie, says coach.....»»

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UK’s richest man forced out of the shadows

Reclusive titan of industry Jim Ratcliffe has found himself under unusual scrutiny after being declared Britain's richest man, with his political leanings and tax affairs coming under the microscope. The 65-year-old head of the Ineos chemicals group has assets worth an estimated 21 billion ($26.7 billion, 23.5 billion euros), putting him top of the 2018 Sunday Times rich list. He was only 18th on last year's list but the value of his company, of which he owns 60 percent, soared last year, propelling him up the ranks and earning him a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II. It is a long way from his humble beginnings, growing up in social housing in Manchester, northern England. ...Keep on reading: UK’s richest man forced out of the shadows.....»»

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Alleged motorcycle thief slain in Cavite

SAN PEDRO CITY --- A man accused of stealing a motorcycle was shot dead while his companion had escaped arrest in Noveleta town in Cavite provinceon Sundaymorning. The slain suspect was identified as Christian Abudi. In a report, the Cavite police said the victim, Darwin Encarnacion, reported to patrolling policemen that two men took his motorcycle around3:30 a.m.in Barangay Poblacion. Encarnacion told the police that the suspects, onboard another motorcycle, blocked him and took his vehicle at gunpoint. Police immediately chased the suspects until they were cornered in the same village. One of the suspects started firing at the cops, prompting them to shoot back. Abudi di...Keep on reading: Alleged motorcycle thief slain in Cavite.....»»

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