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Philippines urged to shift to nuclear energy

A visiting American environmentalist is making the rounds, stirring in his wake renewed discussion on the benefits-vs-risks of using nuclear energy to generate cheaper electricity......»»

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Filipino Muslims Vote in Referendum for Autonomous Region | Time

Filipino Muslims Vote in Referendum for Autonomous Region TIME Muslims in the southern Philippines voted in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest......»»

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Filipino fighters face unique pressures as a Pacquiao undercard

Filipino fighters face unique pressures as a Pacquiao undercard ESPN LAS VEGAS -- Being a Filipino fighter on a Manny Pacquiao undercard is a unique experience. The fans waving the Philippines' f.....»»

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PNP: Over 1,300 children caught for drug violations since 2017

MANILA, Philippines – Figures from the Philippine National Police (PNP) released on Monday, January 21, showed that from January 2017 to December 2018, the police have caught over 1,300 children aged 17 years and below for their alleged involvement in illegal drugs.  In 2017, police captured – or "rescued," as law enforcers prefer ........»»

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Nieto twins late to San Beda clash due to class

MANILA, Philippines – Better late than never, they always say. The Nieto twins Matt and Mike were noticeably absent from the lineup as UAAP champion Ateneo Blue Eagles faced NCAA kings San Beda Red Lions in Game 1 of the PCCL President's Cup semifinals. Apparently, the twins along with Jolo Mendoza and Tyler Tio were ........»»

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Tropical Depression Amang weakens into LPA

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Amang weakened into a low pressure area (LPA) at 5 pm on Monday, January 21. In a bulletin issued ........»»

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Buboy Fernandez wants 3 more fights before Pacquiao hangs gloves

LOS ANGELES, Philippines – For Buboy Fernandez, there's nothing left for Manny Pacquiao to accomplish in the ring. Though the clamor is for Pacquiao to have more fights, following his domination of American challenger Adrien Broner Saturday night, January 19, (Sunday, January 20, in Manila) in their World Boxing Association welterweight title duel, ........»»

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6,000 Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces keep watch of plebiscite in Cotabato

COTABATO CITY, Philippines – About 6,000 troops from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) were present in Cotabato City to support and keep watch of the Bangsamoro plebiscite on Monday, January 21. Armed Forces of the Philippines 6th Infantry Division commander Major General Cirilito Sobejana said some 5,000 members of ........»»

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Foreign observers say Bangsamoro plebiscite peaceful, organized

COTABATO CITY, Philippines – Two foreign observers described the Bangsamoro plebiscite as generally "peaceful" and organized, with one lauding the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for doing an "excellent job." Rappler spoke with two foreign observers on the night of the plebiscite on Monday, January 21, on their initial assessments of ........»»

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WATCH: Derrick Rose hits game-winner vs Suns

MANILA, Philippines – Derrick Rose still has the All-Star in him after he drilled the game-winning basket for the Timberwolves to take home the 116-114 win on Monday, January 21 (Sunday, January 20, US time) in front of the home crowd at Target Center, Minnesota.  Rose tied the game at ........»»

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Change.org petition: ‘No to lowering age of criminal responsibility’

MANILA, Philippines – An online petition has been launched, asking Philippine Congress to withdraw its bill lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 years old to 9 years old. The petition, started by Child’s Right Network and the Philippine Action for Youth Offenders, has more ........»»

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Ex-SC Justice Leonardo Quisumbing passes away

MANILA, Philippines – Former Supreme Court Associate Justice Leopnardo Quisumbing has passed away at the age of 79, the Court confirmed on Monday, January 21.  “Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin and the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court deeply mourn the passing of retired Associate ........»»

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Baguio seeks geotechnical probe into Mines View Park cracks

BAGUIO, Philippines – The Baguio City council has asked for the conduct of a joint geotechnical investigation into the alarming cracks surrounding the city's traditional crowd drawer , Mines View Park. Councilor Elmer Datuin said that his proposed resolution was approved, and the investigation will be conducted to assuage ........»»

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Part of North Avenue in QC to be closed to traffic starting January 22

MANILA, Philippines – A portion of North Avenue in  Quezon City  will be closed to vehicles starting 6 am Tuesday, January 22, in order to ease traffic along Elliptical Road, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced.  General Manager Jose Arturo Garcia Jr said on Monday that the road closure, which starts 6 ........»»

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[Right of Way] Tea Time with Vince and Frank: Rockwell-Mandaluyong Bridge

MANILA, Philippines –  A day after the  Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge  was closed, road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and VISOR motoring writer Frank Schuengel camped out by the foot of the bridge and talked about the closure's potential detriment to motorists and commuters in the immediate vicinity. Based on the timeline provided by the Department ........»»

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PH bureaucracy levels up on the stupid

IF there is an award for Dumb among governments, somebody make sure the Philippines is nominated. On a weekend when there shouldn’t have been much else going on except the…READ The post PH bureaucracy levels up on the stupid appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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AirAsia launches Clark-Seoul flights – The Manila Times

AirAsia launches Clark-Seoul flights  The Manila Times AIRASIA Philippines has launched flights from Clark International Airport in Pampanga province to Seoul, South Korea. These flights will occur every Tuesday, … Source link link: AirAsia launches Clark-Seoul flights – The Manila Times.....»»

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PH bureaucracy levels up on the stupid – The Manila Times

PH bureaucracy levels up on the stupid  The Manila Times IF there is an award for Dumb among governments, somebody make sure the Philippines is nominated. On a weekend when there shouldn’t have been much … Source link link: PH bureaucracy levels up on the stupid – The Manila Times.....»»

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S& P cuts PHL outlook on ‘carryover’ risks

WEAK EXPORTS and rising costs will likely cap growth this year, S&P Global Ratings said on Monday as it slashed forecasts anew for the Philippines......»»

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Despite SEC probe, insider trading remains prevalent

Insider trading remains a prevalent crime in the Philippines......»»

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