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Beau Belga out for 2 weeks due to foot injury

MANILA, Philippines – Rain or Shine won't have Beau Belga on its side as it tries to beat the odds and make the quarterfinals of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. The versatile forward will be sidelined for two weeks due to a plantar fasciitis on his left foot – meaning ........»»

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After halftime scolding, Juan Gomez de Liaño rolls to triple-double

MANILA, Philippines – Juan Gomez de Liaño thrilled the crowd with a historic triple-double  but he had a lot of reasons why he needed to bring a game-winning performance to the court especially in the second half.  The Season 80 Rookie of the Year ended the first half with a ........»»

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Alaska claims share of No. 1 behind Harris, Banchero

MANILA, Philippines – Mike Harris and Chris Banchero rose to the occasion as Alaska forged a three-way tie at the top of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup with a 116-109 win over Blackwater at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, October 21.  Harris and Banchero combined for 66 points to lead ........»»

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Aldin Ayo fires back at Troy Rike: That s unfair

  MANILA, Philippines – The NU Bulldogs put the brakes on the UST Growling Tigers’ three-game winning streak with a 69-61 win in the UAAP men's basketball tournament on Sunday, October 21. Anlthough NU rookie Troy Rike had one of his best outings yet in the UAAP – dropping 13 ........»»

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RH Bill Story launch: Fight for reproductive rights continues

MANILA, Philippines – As the reproductive health (RH) law sees its long-awaited full implementation, lawmakers, doctors, and proponents of the law delivered a message to the public loud and clear: the fight for reproductive health rights in the Philippines is far from over. At the book launch of Marilen ........»»

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PBA s top assist man Chris Banchero displays scoring prowess

MANILA, Philippines – PBA's leading assist man Chris Banchero proved he's more that just a passing genius for Alaska.  Banchero displayed his scoring repertoire as he notched a career-high in points to power the Aces to a 116-109 win over Blackwater in the 2018 Governors' Cup on Sunday, October 21. Averaging 15.3 ........»»

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Jeepney drivers in more parts of PH seeking fare hike

MANILA, Philippines – After approving the P10 jeepney minimum fare in Metro Manila, Calabarzon, and Southern Luzon, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is set to decide on other fare hike petitions across the Philippines. The regulatory boards in the regions have conducted consultations with public utility jeepney (PUJ) drivers and ........»»

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Malacañang condemns killing of 9 Negros farmers

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Sunday, October 21, condemned "in the strongest possible terms" the killing of 9 farmers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, as the Philippine National Police (PNP) investigates the incident. "We condemn in the strongest possible terms the reported deaths of sugar workers in ........»»

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Labor group says to seek bigger Metro Manila wage hike

THE COUNTRY’S biggest labor group plans to increase its daily minimum wage hike petition today in the face of a rising inflation rate, according to a notice which the Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) e-mailed to journalists on Sunday......»»

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16 insurgents surrender in Zamboanga province

PAGADIAN CITY – Over a dozen communist insurgents have surrendered in Zamboanga Sibugay province in southern Philippines, the military said […].....»»

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Dengvaxia seen to get EU accreditation

Despite the controversy in the Philippines, Dengvaxia has moved a step closer to becoming the first accredited vaccine against dengue in the European Union (EU)......»»

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AFP to communist surrenderees: We will protect you

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) yesterday reassured surrendering members of the New People’s Army (NPA) of protection from their former comrades who might try to prevent them from living normal lives back in the fold of the law......»»

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Top Swiss envoy swings by Iloilo

By: Gail T. Momblan SWISS Ambassador Andrea Reichlin visited Iloilo on Oct. 18-19, 2018 and met with the Swiss community in the province. “We are actually keen to keep the relationship within our communities all over the Philippines,” Reichlin said. There is an estimated 500 Swiss nationals living in the province for almost twenty years, she […] The post Top Swiss envoy swings by Iloilo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Iloilo youth learn the value of int’l relations

AROUND 100 to 150 students from different universities in Iloilo City learned the importance of multilateralism (international relations) from Belgian Ambassador Michel Goffin. Goffin was in Iloilo City on Oct 12 to 13, 2018 to lead the delegation of the European Union of the Philippines for hosting of the film festival “Cine Europa.” As a […] The post Iloilo youth learn the value of int’l relations appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Angel Aquino, JC Santos topbill int’l film

Filipino actors headline an international production, "Motel Acacia," the second film of Malaysian-born scriptwriter-filmmaker Bradley Liew. Liew, whose debut film, "Singing in Graveyards," premiered at the Critics' Week section of the Venice Film Festival in 2016, has tapped the Philippines' JC Santos and Angel Aquino, along with indie regular Perry Dizon (in a cameo), to act in the new movie. Aquino and Santos play pivotal roles in the thriller that is set in a snow-covered US town where immigrants vanish in a motel---ostensibly sacrificed to be devoured by a tree demon. Apart from Aquino and Santos, a stellar ensemble from all over the world is also featured in the movie:...Keep on reading: Angel Aquino, JC Santos topbill int’l film.....»»

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Expect more cops deployed in Metro Manila on All Saints’ Day

A total of 3,409 policemen will be deployed as thousands of people are expected to head home to their provinces or go to cemeteries in Metro Manila for the observance of All Saints' Day on Nov. 1. The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said on Sunday that it would step up police visibility between Oct. 31 and Nov. 2, deploying its men to cemeteries, bus terminals, train stations, seaports and airports, among others. According to the NCRPO, the deployment was "to ensure public safety and protection in the whole [of] Metro Manila." The police will be augmented by other personnel from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, Bureau ...Keep on reading: Expect more cops deployed in Metro Manila on All Saints’ Day.....»»

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Licad to do all-Chopin program in Manila, Baguio, Iloilo, Capiz this November

On Oct. 27, acclaimed pianist Cecile Licad will return to Carnegie Hall as the only musician among the Ten Outstanding Filipinos in America (Tofa) of 2018. The pianist had performed a recital at the Carnegie Hall's Weill Hall and got a standing ovation last January. After the Tofa awards, Licad will fly to San Francisco for an all-Chopin recital at the Mission Basilica Church on Nov. 10. She will then enplane back to the Philippines for the All-Chopin music fest at the main lounge of the Manila Polo Club on Nov. 27, 7 p.m. The concert will raise funds for the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra Society, Inc. and for Childhope Philippines, Inc. Licad will then go to the ...Keep on reading: Licad to do all-Chopin program in Manila, Baguio, Iloilo, Capiz this November.....»»

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TV Buddhas, Bakelite robots and the subversively entertaining art of Nam June Paik

The international exhibit "Nam June Paik in Manila," which will open today at 6 p.m. at Len Gallery's new premises at Corinthian Plaza in Legazpi Village, Makati, will afford the Philippines and Southeast Asia a first-hand experience of the prescient, highly compelling art of the late Korean-American artist who's generally acknowledged as the "Father of Video Art." Nam June Paik (1932 -2006) was ahead of any artist to tap into video technology and explore its potentials for global connectivity and multiart interactivity and the signification and meanings all this could generate. Nam was a leader of the global avant-garde and with George Maciunas and Joseph Beuys, formed the...Keep on reading: TV Buddhas, Bakelite robots and the subversively entertaining art of Nam June Paik.....»»

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Battle-scarred Marawi still suffering wounds of war

A woman walks in front of a toppled mosque at ground zero, or the main battle area, in Marawi City in the southern Philippines on May 23, 2017. Photo: Photo: AFP Forum/Girlie Linao… Source link link: Battle-scarred Marawi still suffering wounds of war.....»»

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Public Trust in Vaccines Plummets After Philippines Dengue Crisis

LONDON – The ability to fight future pandemics could be at risk following a plunge in public confidence in vaccines in the Philippines, according to a report from the London School of Hygiene & Tro Source link link: Public Trust in Vaccines Plummets After Philippines Dengue Crisis.....»»

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