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The Manila Galleon and the other silk route

THE Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is undoubtedly one of the most important development projects in history. The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road cover infrastructure.....»»

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JSCC declares Cebu City as Justice Zone

CEBU CITY, Oct. 11 (PIA)--Cebu City is now declared a "Justice Zone," the second in the country and the first outside Metro Manila.No less than Supreme Court (SC) Justice Teresita Leonardo-d.....»»

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Imee Marcos files COC for senator - Manila Bulletin

Imee Marcos files COC for senator - Manila Bulletin.....»»

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

SEATTLE — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65. He died in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his company Vulcan Inc. announced. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella called Allen’s contributions to [...] The post Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Roxas back in political arena, files candidacy for senator

FORMER senator Manuel “Mar” Roxas 2nd was the first individual to file his certificate of candidacy (CoC) for senator on Tuesday, more than two years after he lost in the presidential elections to then Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte. Running under the opposition Liberal Party (LP), Roxas said that he decided to try to regain [...] The post Roxas back in political arena, files candidacy for senator appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Rep Pia Cayetano files candidacy in return bid to Senate

OUTGOING Taguig Rep. Pia Cayetano filed her certificate of candidacy (CoC) for senator under the administration’s PDP-LABAN Party at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Intramuros, Manila on Tuesday. Cayetano, accompanied by her brother Lino, is the fifth administration candidate to file her CoC after reelectionist senator Aquilino Pimentel 3rd, Maguindanao Rep. Sajid Mangudadatu, [...] The post Rep Pia Cayetano files candidacy in return bid to Senate appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Aquino asks for 6 more years as ‘alternative voice’ in Senate

BANKING on his track record in the Senate, reelectionist senator Benigno “Bam” Aquino 4th on Tuesday appealed once again to the people to give him another six years as he filed his certificate of candidacy (CoC) in the 2019 midterm elections. Aquino said that the coming polls would be much tougher compared to 2013 when [...] The post Aquino asks for 6 more years as ‘alternative voice’ in Senate appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Pregnant Duchess of Sussex starts official Australian tour

SYDNEY: A beaming Duke and Duchess of Sussex started the first day of official engagements of a royal tour of Australia on Tuesday with the public focus on the former Meghan Markle’s newly announced pregnancy. Meghan wore a tight-fitting cream dress by Australian designer Karen Gee that barely revealed a royal bump as they were [...] The post Pregnant Duchess of Sussex starts official Australian tour appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Junjun Binay files candidacy for Makati mayor, sets up head-to-head with ‘ate’

FORMER Makati mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. on Tuesday filed his certificate of candidacy (CoC) for Makati mayor, accompanied by his sister Sen. Nancy Binay. This means that Junjun Binay will go head-to-head with incumbent and older sister Mar-Len Abigail who previously asked him not to run. In a television interview aired on Monday [...] The post Junjun Binay files candidacy for Makati mayor, sets up head-to-head with ‘ate’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Marcos vows to be ‘voice’ against poverty in Senate

ILOCOS Norte Gov. Imee Marcos on Tuesday filed her certificate of candidacy (CoC) under her late father’s political party, the Nacionalista Party (NP), on a platform of poverty alleviation and empowerment of the provinces. Marcos, accompanied by brother Ferdinand “Bongbong” Jr. and sons Borgy and Matthew, said that what she had done in Ilocos to reduce poverty [...] The post Marcos vows to be ‘voice’ against poverty in Senate appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Duterte offers Cabinet post to Honasan — Palace source

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte offered Sen. Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan a Cabinet post, a Palace source said in Tuesday. “Yes,” the source who requested anonymity told The Manila Times in a text message, when asked about reports of Duterte’s offer for Honasan to join his Cabinet. According to the source, Honasan is likely to be appointed to [...] The post Duterte offers Cabinet post to Honasan — Palace source appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Cabinet Secretary Evasco resigns to run for Bohol gov

CABINET Secretary Leoncio “Jun” Evasco, Jr. resigned from his post run for governor of Bohol in the midterm elections in 2019. In a phone-patch interview with reporters, Evasco said he filed his certificate of candidacy this morning “after a long, long (contemplation), [and]because I want to change Bohol and people really requested for change.” Evasco said [...] The post Cabinet Secretary Evasco resigns to run for Bohol gov appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Jinggoy Estrada not on ‘speaking terms’ with Ejercito over senatorial campaign

FORMER Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada admitted that he was not on speaking terms with his half-brother, Senator Jose Victor “JV” Ejercito, but said that despite their differences, he wanted both of them to win in the midterm elections in 2019. “We’re not on speaking terms actually. [But even then] yes, we wanted both of us [...] The post Jinggoy Estrada not on ‘speaking terms’ with Ejercito over senatorial campaign appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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PANA and SM Supermalls bring world-renowned retail guru for one-day conference in Manila

MANILA-  In celebration of their 60 years, the Philippine Association of National Advertisers (PANA), in partnership with SM Supermalls, is hosting a conference on October 29 at Conrad Manila, featuring Paco Underhill – a global pioneer in retail anthropology and shopper science. Underhill is the author of three bestselling books such as Call of the […] The post PANA and SM Supermalls bring world-renowned retail guru for one-day conference in Manila appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Is an Exes Baggage sequel in the works?

MANILA, Philippines – Following the success of their reunion movie Exes Baggage, which has earned over P270 million in the box office, Angelica Panganiban and Carlo Aquino are excited to do another project together. CarGel fans, however, might have to wait a bit longer to see the former couple back on the big ........»»

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Apple releases PH prices for iPhone XS, XS Max, XR

MANILA, Philippines – Apple has released on their website the prices for their 2018 iPhones , the XS, XS Max, and the XR. The XS starts at P67,990; the XS Max at P74,990; and the XR at P50,990. All phones start with the 64GB variant. (READ:  iPhones now dual-sim capable with the XS and XS Max ) The XR, the ........»»

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UST nabs golden double in UAAP Season 81 table tennis

MANILA, Philippines – University of Santo Tomas (UST) swept the women's and men's championships Monday, October 15, in the UAAP Season 81 table tennis tournament at the University of the Philippines CHK Gym. The Tigresses ended De La Salle University's (DLSU) 4-year dominance in identical 3-2 scores in the women's division best-of-three ........»»

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AI achieves 99% accuracy in finding metastatic breast cancer – Google

MANILA, Philippines - Google last week shared in a blog post that it has developed an AI that could greatly aid pathologists in the diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer. Metastatic tumors are cancerous cells that break away from their tissue of origin to travel and ........»»

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Facebook to tag voter misinformation posts ahead of U.S. elections

MANILA, Philippines – Facebook announced Monday, October 15, it was taking a more active approach to fighting voter misinformation ahead of the U.S. general elections. The company already prohibits posts offering to buy or sell votes, and misrepresentations about the dates, locations, times and qualifications for casting a ballot. Now, Facebook ........»»

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Average time people spend on Facebook declining - study

MANILA, Philippines – People are spending less and less time on Facebook, according to a recent study from Pivotal Research Group cited by Fast Company . The research firm analyzed data regarding digital content consumption from Nielsen for August of this year. The firm found the average time a person ........»»

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