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Pirates trip Knights, near sweep

Lyceum of the Philippines University battled back from eight points down in the last five minutes as the Pirates frustrated the Letran Knights, 87-82, and moved within a win of sweeping the first round elims of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan last night......»»

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Better screening of cases can address Supreme Court backlog

MANILA, Philippines – Better screening of cases can address the backlog in the Supreme Court instead of breaking it up into 4 high courts, former SC associate justice Vicente Mendoza said. In a Rappler Talk interview on Wednesday, August 15 , Mendoza said decisions from lower courts moving up to ........»»

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NDRRMC: 2 dead, 3 missing due to monsoon rain, floods

MANILA, Philippines – Heavy rain and floods from the enhanced southwest monsoon or habagat has left two people dead, and 3 people missing, according to an update from disaster management and local officials on Friday, August 17. So far, about 345,600 families or 1,432,476 people from 1,040 barangays in the ........»»

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Father who walked daughter down the aisle in viral photo, passes away

MANILA, Philippines – A dying father’s last wish became a heartbreaking scene for netizens. All the 65-year-old, cancer-stricken Pedro Villarin wanted was to be able to walk his daughter, Charlotte Villarin, down the aisle on her wedding day last August 9.  Despite being diagnosed with advanced liver cancer, Pedro got his wish. Then ........»»

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Arrest of lawyers in Makati bar very grave cause for concern – IBP

MANILA, Philippines – The arrest of 3 lawyers who were monitoring the Time in Manila bar raid in Makati  is a "very grave cause for concern," the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) said on Friday, August 17. "If you include even counsel in your, in the charge sheet, that's a very grave cause for concern not only for the IBP but ........»»

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Con-Com hopes Duterte won t quit before transition to federal government

MANILA, Philippines – As it wraps up its operations, the Consultative Committee (Con-Com) has one last request to President Rodrigo Duterte – for him to resign only after the formation of a transition commission to ensure a smooth shift to a federal system of government. "It would be better if ........»»

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IN PHOTOS: Momoland meets Manny Pacquiao, wife Jinkee

MANILA, Philippines  – Korean girl group Momoland arrived in Manila Thursday, August 16 and got the chance to meet boxing champion turned senator Manny Pacquiao in an event. In a post from the group's official social media pages, they said: "Momoland arrived in the Philippines today and had a chance for meeting the ........»»

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Durham s near triple-double lifts Meralco past Columbian

ANTIPOLO, Philippines – Meralco needed every bit of Allen Durham's near triple-double performance to escape Columbian, 109-106, in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup opener at the Ynares Center here on Friday, August 17.  Durham, the two-time reigning Best Import of the Conference, delivered 26 points, 20 rebounds and 9 assists ........»»

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Makati police sue lawyers for ‘constructive possession’ of drugs

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Makati City Police filed on Friday, August 17, a complaint for constructive possession of illegal drugs against lawyers who were monitoring a police search on a raided bar. As of this writing, inquest proceedings have been conducted on lawyers Jan Vincent Sambrano Soliven, Lenie Rocel Elmido Rocha, and Romulo Bernard ........»»

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Expect expensive veggies: P28M in Cordillera vegetable damaged

BAGUIO, Philippines – Expect your Baguio veggies to be pricier, even if initial reports showed that the damage in the farms in Benguet because of the heightened monsoon rains last weekend was not as extensive as predicted. Reports from the Department of Agriculture-Cordillera showed that agricultural damage amounted to P28.364 million. ........»»

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Pirates escape Knights before Lions showdown

    MANILA, Philippines – MJ Ayaay proved clutch yet again as Lyceum outgunned Letran in the final stretch to complete a come-from-behind victory, 87-82, and stay unscathed in the NCAA Season 94 men's basketball tournament on Friday, August 17, at the Filoil Flying V Centre. After trailing at 70-78, the Pirates dropped a ........»»

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Duterte dangles P5M for dead ninja cops, only P10k if caught alive

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte, for the second time, raised the reward for the capture of corrupt or scalawag cops. But this time, the reward is bigger if they are surrendered to authorities dead. "I will raise the amount to P5 million per ninja cop. If you ........»»

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Araneta battles Tomogdan for WBC Asia silver crown

    MANILA, Philippines – Power puncher Christian Araneta aims to crack the world rankings when he tangles with fellow southpaw Jerry Tomogdan for the vacant WBC Asia Silver light flyweight title Saturday night, August 18, at Mandaue City Sports and Cultural Complex. Araneta, fighting for the second time after being sidelined by a shoulder ........»»

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Duterte hits U.S. for warning PH vs Russian equipment

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte bristled at the warning of a United States defense official  to the Philippines not to buy Russian military equipment. On Friday, August 17, Duterte lashed out against the country's sole treaty ally for what he sees as interference into how the Philippines decides ........»»

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Police: 8 dead in Cordillera due to continuous rains

BAGUIO, Philippines – Police here have now recorded 8 dead in the Cordillera due to the prolonged monsoon rains and the trio of tropical depressions that brushed the country.  (READ:   2 dead, 3 injured in Cordillera during rainy weekend ) Aries Mamma Piwit, a pocket miner, went out to urinate upon waking up at 5:30 Wednesday morning, ........»»

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Durham wants PBA championship, nothing less

ANTIPOLO, Philippines – With nothing much else to prove, Allen Durham ultimately wants the elusive PBA championship.  Durham, the Governors' Cup two-time reigning Best Import, returns to the Meralco Bolts for his third tour of duty and seeks to finally complete his unfinished business in the past two years. Having been ........»»

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Police release lawyers arrested in Makati bar raid

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The 3 lawyers arrested after the raid at the Time in Manila bar in Makati have been released from police custody on Friday, August 17. They walked out of the Makati City police station at past 8 pm after securing a release order from the prosecutor's office. They are Jan Vincent Sambrano Soliven, Lenie Rocel Elmido Rocha and Romulo ........»»

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Kobe, Jordan rule UAAP preseason showcase

    MANILA, Philippines –  The newest UP Fighting Maroon wasted no time winning a title for his new school. A slam dunk title, that is. Gilas cadet and 6-foot-6 sensation Kobe Paras nabbed the UAAP Slam Dunk title during the UAAP Season 81 kickoff Last One Standing event at the Mall of Asia ........»»

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Rappler asks CA to revoke SEC shutdown order

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Rappler filed on Friday, August 17, a partial motion for reconsideration with the Court of Appeals (CA), asking it to annul and set aside the January 2018 decision of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Essentially it is asking the CA to make a definitive ruling that ........»»

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Balut, beaches, and all the Filipino things Momoland wants to try

MANILA, Philippines – It feels like only yesterday that the Momoland girls made their Filipino fans swoon when they wore baro’t sayas and danced in front of a jeepney in their “Baam” music video. Now, the stars behind the viral “Bboom Bboom” dance are in the country for the first ........»»

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