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IN PHOTOS: Leni launches Jesse Robredo biography in Naga

MANILA, Philippines – Remembering the untimely death of her husband Jesse, Vice President Leni Robredo came home to Naga City on Saturday, August 18 to attend the launch of his biography. Written by award-winning author Criselda Yabes, the book Jesse Robredo: His Story remembers the former interior secretary and longtime mayor of Naga City who ........»»

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Lawyers now targets of drug war

MANILA, Philippines – Two opposition senators have sounded the alarm on the recent arrest of  3 lawyers who were monitoring a drug raid on a Makati bar,  "The message is clear. The police is no longer making any distinction between lawyers defending clients and the target of police operations. Lawyers ........»»

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Filipino prosumers want brands to tackle social issues – study

MANILA, Philippines– Calls to  boycott  brands engaging in unfair labor practices and the growing popularity of environment-friendly items are just some of the latest trends in business, according to a study, and brands have to adapt and take a stand if they want to stay in business. A paper by communications solutions ........»»

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Anarchy of billboards in Metro Manila

MANILA, Philippines – It’s a billboard war on EDSA, with images and messages competing daily for the attention of commuters on the busy highway.  Name it, it's there – fashionable clothes, men and women with sleek hairstyles and the brightest smiles, even Instagram-worthy food. And there's beer to boot. ........»»

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CHR probes arrest of lawyers in Makati bar raid

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said it has launched its own probe into the arrest of 3 lawyers who were monitoring a police search on a raided bar in Makati City. In a statement on Saturday, August 18, CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia said the commission will ........»»

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2 Zamboanga City cops killed in drug buy-bust operation

MANILA, Philippines – Two police officers from Zamboanga City who were targets of a drug buy-bust operation were killed in an armed confrontation with arresting authorities on Saturday afternoon, August 18.  Police Officer (PO) 3 Ronald Bernardo and PO2 Maria Oliver Olaso opened fire "upon sensing that they were dealing with the operatives" during ........»»

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Videos show arrest of lawyers in Makati bar raid

MANILA, Philippines – While  the 3 lawyers detained by Makati cops  after monitoring a bar raid are already  free , their fight with the police is not yet over. Lawyers Jan Vincent Soliven, Lenie Rocel Rocha, and Romulo Bernard Alarkon of the Desierto & Desierto law firm are still facing complaints from cops, one of which ........»»

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OFW found dead in Saudi hotel room

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said it is looking into the case of a female overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who was found dead inside a hotel room in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Saturday, August 18. In a statement on Saturday, the DFA said that the Philippine ........»»

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2 Chinese nationals shot dead along Taft Avenue

MANILA, Philippines – Two Chinese nationals were shot dead by still unidentified riding-in-tandem gunmen on Saturday, August 18, along Taft Avenue in Ermita, Manila. In an initial report released by the Manila Police District, the two men were identified as: Yi Shou Yan, 35, male, single, and resident of 479 Jaboneros St, ........»»

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LOOK: Crowded NAIA after runway reopening

MANILA, Philippines – It took over 36 hours for aviation authorities to reopen the Ninoy Aquino International Airport runway where a Chinese passenger plane slid off on Thursday night, August 16. Xiamen Air flight MF8667 skidded on the international runway of NAIA on Thursday night. By late Saturday morning, August 18, the plane was removed ........»»

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Don’t go Alonso!

When I heard about my F1 idol Fernando Alonso’s decision to “retire” from F1 at the end of the season, I felt a deep sense of sadness and frustration. I hope this was just a dream but it wasn’t so. Alonso is arguably one of the best drivers of the sport and with his announcement [...] The post Don’t go Alonso! appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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BigDish foodtech startup launches IPO…in London

BigDish, a restaurant reservations startup that was founded in Manila in 2016 will push through with its announced plans to expand operations in the United Kingdom with the launch of its initial public offering (IPO) in London. The company, which started life in Manila and subsequently expanded to Jakarta and Hong Kong, was the first [...] The post BigDish foodtech startup launches IPO…in London appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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San Andres finishes 7th in Thailand motocross race

Kenneth San Andres, a multi-champion in the Philippine National Motocross series, finished seventh overall in the first round of the very competitive FIM Asia Supermoto, Asian Category, at the Thailand Circuit Nakornchaisri last Sunday. San Andres was classified ninth overall in the International class with fellow teammate mate Moymoy Flores ending one place behind. Denmark’s [...] The post San Andres finishes 7th in Thailand motocross race appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Sustaining a legacy of caring

Under the management of the Mount Grace Hospitals, Inc., the Fe del Mundo Medical Center continues its legacy of providing appropriate care to its target markets delivered by its compassionate professionals, keeping up with medical development and relevant technologies while partnering with organizations to assure sustained growth. Since 2013, the Mount Grace has been managing [...] The post Sustaining a legacy of caring appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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NLEX, Meralco eye early lead

Northern Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and Meralco gun for back-to-back victories when they meet their respective foes tonight in the second day of Season 43 Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup at the Ynares Sports Center in Antipolo. The Road Warriors face Northport (formerly GlobalPort) in the 4:30 p.m. first game while the Bolts battle TNT KaTropa [...] The post NLEX, Meralco eye early lead appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PH’s exploits in 1954 World Men’s Basketball Championship

This is the continuation of an article that appeared in last Saturday’s issue of The Manila Times about year 1954 as the most memorable moment in the history of Philippine basketball. That first story dealt on the highlights of how our dribblers won, for the second straight time, the Asian Games cage championship that day [...] The post PH’s exploits in 1954 World Men’s Basketball Championship appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PH boxers want no less than gold in 2018 Asiad

The Philippine boxing team is targeting the highest honors in the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta Indonesia. The Asiad boxing competition will be held from August 24 to September 1 at the Jakarta International Expo Hall. “Lagi naman tayo may gold nito lang huli wala (We always win the gold in boxing [recently]except in [...] The post PH boxers want no less than gold in 2018 Asiad appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Valuation of Property Gifts

Last March, the Department of Finance (DoF) issued Revenue Regulations (RR) No. 12-2018, the consolidated regulations governing the imposition and payment of estate and donor’s taxes, implementing the provisions of Republic Act (RA) 10963, or the “Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion” Train Law. The donor’s tax for each calendar year is now at a [...] The post Valuation of Property Gifts appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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All about passion and laser-sharp focus

When an executive is asked about the key to his success, it would be easy to surmise that it’s all about having a positive attitude, taking actions, achieving goals, or simply being creative. But for Lenovo Philippines Country Manager Michael Ngan, focus and passion are the most essential tools for business success. Ngan started working [...] The post All about passion and laser-sharp focus appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PH ranked 9th in cyberthreat risks

Is the Philippines becoming more vulnerable to cyber threats? The country has emerged as the 9th most attacked country worldwide in terms of cyber threat risks in the second quarter of 2018, up from its 44th place in the same period in 2017, a cybersecurity firm said last week. Kasperky Lab said in a statement [...] The post PH ranked 9th in cyberthreat risks appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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