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Inflation and then some: Theories on UAAP Cheerdance Competition cash prize cuts

What makes cheerleading squads of the country’s biggest universities work so hard choreographing and rehearsing routines all year long? You could say it’s about school spirit and pride, pursuit for excellence in the sport and that prize money. Except this year, that last item should be a much smaller factor. The yearly UAAP Cheerdance Competition […] The post Inflation and then some: Theories on UAAP Cheerdance Competition cash prize cuts appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Philippines says nine suspended mines can resume if conditions met

MANILA — The Philippines‘ environment ministry said nine suspended mines will be allowed to resume operations if they rectify previous violations of environmental regulations, a move that could boost nickel output in the major supplier of the metal. The nine mines were ordered permanently closed in February last year as part of an environmental clampdown on the […] The post Philippines says nine suspended mines can resume if conditions met appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Maymay Entrata officially a model for prestigious Arab Fashion Week

Filipinos congratulated Kapamilya actress Maymay Entrata after it was announced that she would be a model for the Arab Fashion Week, considered the main international fashion event in Dubai. Dubai-based fashion designer Furne One shared the announcement in his Instagram account. One is the man behind Amato Couture, a fashion label that exclusively caters to elite Arab […] The post Maymay Entrata officially a model for prestigious Arab Fashion Week appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing grows

PARADISE, California — The search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday as authorities posted an expanded list of nearly 300 people reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history. At least 56 people have been confirmed dead so far in the Camp Fire, which […] The post Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing grows appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Gabriela denounces pickup artists for stalking women

Gabriela Women’s Party denounced Pickup Artists Academy following recent testimonies from women online accusing the academy’s members of stalking them in public places. The PUA’s online properties, its official website, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram, were recently restored after months of being forced into deactivation amid a public outrage last April. Its name, however, resurfaced last […] The post Gabriela denounces pickup artists for stalking women appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Malaysia’s Mahathir, 93, praised for commitment to ASEAN meetings

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, 93, has been praised by some Filipinos for declaring his commitment to attending important meetings at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Singapore. The nonagenarian leader in an interview with Agence France Presse was asked about how he was able to commit to a busy schedule despite his […] The post Malaysia’s Mahathir, 93, praised for commitment to ASEAN meetings appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Harden, Rockets rout Curry-less Warriors

James Harden scored 12 of his team-high 27 points in the third quarter, and the Houston Rockets rode a balanced offensive attack to a 107-86 victory over the visiting Golden State Warriors on Thursday. Harden shot just 8 of 23 overall but was 3 of 5 in the third, including 2 of 4 from behind […] The post Harden, Rockets rout Curry-less Warriors appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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How Imelda Marcos justified ‘unjustifiable’ absence in past promulgation

Critics of former first lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos continue to call for her arrest even after the Sandiganbayan allowed her to post bail for provisional liberty on Friday. The widow of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was allowed to post P150,000 bail bond for her provisional liberty, a week after she was found […] The post How Imelda Marcos justified ‘unjustifiable’ absence in past promulgation appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Actor Pepe Herrera’s ‘workout’ involves cleaning up trash

Social media users lauded actor Pepe Herrera’s initiative to fully commit himself in cleaning up beach shorelines by picking up litter and encouraging locals and tourists to do the same. In a Facebook post, Herrera shared that he now spends his time as a “garbage collector” where he picks up every trash he sees in […] The post Actor Pepe Herrera’s ‘workout’ involves cleaning up trash appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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In digital age, Filipinos still read books and a majority pick up the Bible

It’s already the digital age but that does not seem to discourage Filipinos from getting their reading fix from books. A survey by the National Book Development Board in 2017 revealed that 72.25 percent of adult Filipinos still read books, with the Bible topping the list as the most popularly read. A total of 921 of […] The post In digital age, Filipinos still read books and a majority pick up the Bible appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Why Coco Martin apologized to PNP over fictional ‘Ang Probinsyano’ TV series

Kapamilya actor Coco Martin had apologized to the Philippine National Police after it claimed that the current story of “Ang Probinsyano” was offensive and damaging to its reputation. PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde had previously cried foul over the police force being misrepresented in its narrative while Secretary Eduardo Año of Interior and Local Government thinks […] The post Why Coco Martin apologized to PNP over fictional ‘Ang Probinsyano’ TV series appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Philippine central bank hikes rate another 25 basis points in inflation battle

MANILA — The Philippine central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points (bps) on Thursday, its fifth hike this year, saying further policy tightening was needed to curb inflationary pressures. The Monetary Board raised the rate on its overnight reverse repurchase facility by 25 bps to 4.75 percent, following four successive hikes since […] The post Philippine central bank hikes rate another 25 basis points in inflation battle appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Filipina chef Margarita Forés granted knighthood by Italy

Filipina culinary chef and restaurateur Margarita Forés was knighted by the Italian government when she was conferred the Order of the Star of Italy for her notable efforts in promoting Italian cuisine to the Philippines. The distinction was granted to her by Italian President Sergio Mattarella and conferred by Italian Ambassador to the Philippines Giorgio Guglielmino in a simple […] The post Filipina chef Margarita Forés granted knighthood by Italy appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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President Rodrigo Duterte skips summit meetings but is in “top shape”

SINGAPORE — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte skipped several meetings at an Asia-Pacific summit in Singapore on Wednesday, prompting the 73-year-old’s office to issue a statement scotching speculation that it was due to ill health. “We assure the nation that his aforementioned absence has nothing to do with his physical health and wellbeing which have been […] The post President Rodrigo Duterte skips summit meetings but is in “top shape” appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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At least 56 killed, more than 100 missing in California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif.,—The remains of eight more victims were found on Wednesday in and around a northern California town overrun by flames last week, raising the death toll to 56 in a wildfire disaster that ranks as the most lethal and destructive in the state’s history. The latest fatality count was announced hours after National Guard […] The post At least 56 killed, more than 100 missing in California wildfire appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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The end of UP Fighting Maroons’ 21-year UAAP Final Four drought

Fans of the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons are celebrating the end of their men’s basketball team’s 21-year drought in the UAAP Final Four after a 97-81 rout of the De La Salle University Green Archers on Wednesday. Brothers Juan and Javi Gomez De Liaño put up 27 and 19 respectively to power the […] The post The end of UP Fighting Maroons’ 21-year UAAP Final Four drought appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Why removal of Filipino, ‘pantikan’ from college curriculum is being criticized

The Supreme Court’s decision to exclude Filipino and Filipino Literature or ‘Panitikan’ as core subjects to be taught in colleges has been criticized by those who believe in the necessity of including the critical study of country’s native language in core curricula. The high court voted in a decision dated October 9, 2018 to lift […] The post Why removal of Filipino, ‘pantikan’ from college curriculum is being criticized appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Looking into PNP’s misrepresentation allegations against ‘Ang Probinsyano’

Philippine National Police Chief Oscar Albayalde’s complaint against the portrayal of the police force in ABS-CBN’s long-running “Ang Probinsyano” was questioned by many due to the show being a work of fiction. It’s pure fiction as stated in the show’s disclaimer, the Kapamilya network explained to Albayalde. The disclaimer is aired before an episode starts. […] The post Looking into PNP’s misrepresentation allegations against ‘Ang Probinsyano’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Miley, Liam, Lady Gaga and other celebs affected by California wildfire

Some Hollywood personalities affected by the wildfire in California shared social media posts of how much the environmental disaster has damaged their residences. The most populous state of the United States of America is home to celebrities and famous personalities in Hollywood. As early as July 2018, California began to suffer a series of wildfires initially […] The post Miley, Liam, Lady Gaga and other celebs affected by California wildfire appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Victoria’s Secret model Kelsey Merritt slayed in Vogue video

Days after the Victoria’s Secret show, Filipino American model Kelsey Merritt made another milestone in her career by being part of the sought-after video series by Vogue, a prominent fashion magazine. Merritt joins the likes of Rihanna, Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Taylor Hill and Drew Barrymore in Vogue’s Beauty Secrets series on YouTube. The 22-year-old […] The post Victoria’s Secret model Kelsey Merritt slayed in Vogue video appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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