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Delist enforced disappearances — The Philippines to UN

The Philippines has asked the United Nations to delist over 600 cases of enforced and involuntary disappearances mainly attributed to government forces between 1975 and 2012......»»

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Lady Maroons, Tams take UAAP volleyball opener

University of the Philippines ran into trouble but toughened up in the last two sets, thwarting University of the East, 25-12, 22-25, 23-25, 25-19, 15-12, to gain a headstart in the UAAP season 81 women’s volleyball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Arena......»»

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Hanjin halts operations in Subic

Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines stopped its operations at this freeport on Friday, displacing around 3,000 workers......»»

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Philippines embassy pushes Poland deployment ban

The Philippine embassy in Poland has reiterated its recommendation to suspend the deployment of Filipinos to work in the road transport sector......»»

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Intellasia East Asia News - Japan to lend Philippines $202-M for Mindanao roads

Intellasia East Asia News Japan will lend the Philippines up to $202 million to build roads and bridges in conflict areas of Mindanao in the countrys south. Japanese Foreign minister Taro Kono exchang.....»»

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Small farmers need more assistance - The Manila Times Online

(Second of three parts) TO SAY that the Philippines lacks agriculture and rural development efforts from both the private sector and government is not fair. For one, the yet-to-be- signedREAD The post.....»»

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25 Filipino companies join largest food expo in Dubai - Manila Standard

25 Filipino companies join largest food expo in Dubai manilastandard.net The Philippines' national fish, milkfish or bangus, will be featured in Gulfood with the showcase of the 'Sarangani Ba.....»»

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Attacks on the media show Dutertes Philippines is heading for despotism - Jo Fuertes Knight

The editor of Rappler, Maria Ressa, faces 15 years in jail, in the most flagrant abuse of the presidents power yet I will do the right thing, Maria Ressa, CEO of the Philippines news site Rappler, tol.....»»

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AirAsia commences Cebu-Macau flights

AirAsia Philippines has commenced its Cebu to Macau flights as part of the continuing expansion of its international network......»»

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PBA chairman Vargas bothered by Alaska owner Uytengsu s grievances

MANILA, Philippines – PBA chairman Ricky Vargas called out Alaska team owner Wilfred S. Uytengsu for airing his grievances in public and saying "it's two companies that are essentially running the league."  Uytengsu appeared in ESPN5's Sportscenter earlier this week and talked about transactions that create an "unlevel playing field" ........»»

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UP Lady Maroons escape UE in UAAP volley season opener

    MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The University of the Philippines (UP) Lady Maroons survived the pesky University of the East (UE) Lady Warriors in 5 sets, 25-12, 22-25, 23-25, 25-19, 15-12, at the start of the UAAP Season 81 volleyball tournament on Saturday, February 16, at the ........»»

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Pimentel: Don t politicize Maria Ressa s arrest

MANILA, Philippines –  Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III on Saturday, February 16, said that the arrest of Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa should not be politicized. "Alisin natin politika, pino-politicized kasi iyan," he said in a radio interview over dwIZ. "Ang puno’t dulo niyan, merong lumabas na article sa Rappler na ........»»

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FEU rallies to defeat young NU team

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Far Eastern University (FEU) Lady Tamaraws rallied back from one set down to defeat the rookie-laden National University (NU) Lady Bulldogs in 4 sets, 22-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-12, in the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball tournament on Saturday, February 16, at the Filoil Flying ........»»

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Bataan rules Chooks 3x3 league kickoff

     MANILA, Philippines – The Bataan Risers slipped past the favored Pasig Grindhouse in the final, 19-18, to rule the first leg of the Chooks-to-Go 3x3 President's Cup  at the SM Megamall Events Center on Saturday, February 16. The Risers' UAAP star core of Alvin Pasaol, Sean Manganti, Santi Santillan and Anton Asistio downed ........»»

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WATCH: What Gilas advice did Thirdy get from Kiefer?

    MANILA, Philippines – From one Gilas Pilipinas brother to another. Literally.  Thirdy Ravena received sound advice from older brother and national team mainstay Kiefer as he seeks to crack a spot in the squad's final lineup for the last window of the World Cup qualifiers.  "To not do anything different," Thirdy ........»»

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WATCH: Lakers Kuzma dazzles to win NBA Rising Stars MVP

MANILA, Philippines – Kyle Kuzma electrified the Rising Stars Challenge of the NBA All-Star Weekend on the way to crowning himself Most Valuable Player in Charlotte on Friday, February 15 (Saturday, February 16, Philippine time). The Los Angeles Lakers sophomore scattered a game-high 35 points and 6 rebounds as ........»»

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WATCH: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ‘I’d want to be Anthony Davis

    MANILA, Philippines – New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis got a fan in one of the best NBA players in history.  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the league’s all-time leading scorer who also holds a record 6 MVPs, wouldn’t mind playing like Davis, whom he described as a “complete player.” .....»»

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Tapales ready to make another world title run

    MANILA, Philippines – The feeling of being a world champion is exhilarating. Marlon Tapales has experienced it and he wants to feel it again. No wonder, he’s poured everything during training and promised to beat Mexican Fernando Vargas Parra on Saturday, February 16 (Sunday, February 17, Manila time) in their ........»»

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PhilStar.com takes down 2002 article on Wilfredo Keng

MANILA, Philippines – PhilStar.com, the Philippine Star's online news platform, took down a 2002 article on businessman Wilfredo Keng, after the latter "raised the possibility of legal action." In a statement Saturday evening, February 16, Philippine Star said that it took down the news report about Keng being eyed as ........»»

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Duterte makes 2nd unannounced Hong Kong trip in 4 months

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – President Rodrigo Duterte again made an unannounced Hong Kong trip on Saturday, February 16. Hong Kong media reported that they spotted him in World Trade Center in the famous Causeway Bay area on Saturday night. Exclusive photos and videos taken of him by Oriental Daily News show ........»»

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