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Filipino Bloggers Rally to Defend Rappler News Site

Filipino bloggers are rallying to defend press freedom against moves by Rodrigo Duterte's administration to shut down Philippine-based news website Rappler.On January 11, the Securities and.....»»

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Hunger up in SWS 4th quarter survey

sAN ESTIMATED 3.6 million or 15.9% of Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the past three months — a 4.1-point increase from the 11.8% (est. 2.7 million families) in September 2017, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) pointed out in its Fourth Quarter 2017 Social Weather Survey. December’s 15.9% “is the highest recorded […] The post Hunger up in SWS 4th quarter survey appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Gov’t sees growth for palay, corn this quarter

PRODUCTION of palay, or unmilled rice, in the Philippines — one of the world’s biggest buyers of the grain — is forecast to increase 5.65% this quarter because of improved yields and increased harvest area, the state statistics agency said on Monday. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said that production in January-March will probably hit […] The post Gov’t sees growth for palay, corn this quarter appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Expectations of strong Q4 2017 growth mount

THE PHILIPPINES is expected to have clocked gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the fourth quarter of 2017 that put the full-year pace well within target, according to an assessment released yesterday. “[The year] 2017 ended with a bang!” First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC) and the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) said in […] The post Expectations of strong Q4 2017 growth mount appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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3.6 million Filipino families hungry in Q4 of 2017 — SWS

MANILA, Philippines — More Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger in the last quarter of 2017, the latest survey by the Social Weather Stations (SW.....»»

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CARTOON FOR January 23, 2018

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Experience the Grandest Festival at SM City Iloilo

EXPERIENCE the grandest Dinagyang Festival 2018 at SM City Iloilo! Great happenings are coming your way this festival season to your favorite lifestyle and entertainment destination. Trade fairs are set January 22-28 at the lower ground floor near (Bacolod Lechon Haus). These trade fairs will showcase the best of Western Visayas products and destinations. The […] The post Experience the Grandest Festival at SM City Iloilo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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City team on responsible parenthood holds workshop

THE Bacolod City Implementation Team (CIT) on the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health held a planning-workshop at the City Health Office (CHO) Activity Center recently. Mayor Evelio Leonardia issued Executive Order No. 39 on Dec 27, 2017 creating the CIT on the implementation of Republic Act No. 10354 or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health […] The post City team on responsible parenthood holds workshop appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Advisory on Suspension of Classes in all levels both public and private, January 23, 2018

Advisory on Suspension of Classes in all levels both public and private, January 23, 2018.....»»

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Duterte threatens to slap Sison if they meet

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, January 22, threatened to slap his former professor should the two meet, the latest in a string of word wars with communist leader Jose Maria “Joma” Sison. “Kita ta, Sison. Sampalin kita. Tingnan mo. Aw, walay binuang. ‘Tang ina, tamparuson gyud ........»»

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Turkey detains 24 over terror propaganda against Syria operation

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkish authorities have detained 24 people on suspicion of disseminating "terror propaganda" against Turkey's military operation inside Syria, state media said on Monday, January 22. The suspects are being held in a nationwide crackdown on those posting social media messages deemed to be supportive of terror groups, the ........»»

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Atio s family downplays contradiction between witness, medico-legal

MANILA, Philippines – The family of slain freshman law student Horacio "Atio" Castillo III downplayed on Monday, January 22, the alleged contradiction between the tell-all affidavit of witness Marc Anthony Ventura and the police medico-legal report. John Paul Solano said Ventura’s testimony speaks of paddling ........»»

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PBA fines to Guiao, Ross for quarrelling over alleged racist remark

MANILA, Philippines – Yeng Guiao and Chris Ross were both slapped fines following their altercation that marred the San Miguel Beermen’s 109-98 win over the NLEX Road Warriors on Friday, January 19.  The two were at the center of the altercation late in the 4th quarter after Ross stood in ........»»

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Ex-Lanao del Sur mayor on Duterte’s drug list indicted for non-filing of SALN

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – A former Lanao del Sur mayor, whose name was metioned in Duterte’s list of officials allegedly involved in the drug trade, was charged by the Ombudsman for failing to file her Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Network (SALN). On Monday, January 22, the Ombudsman said it indicted ........»»

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Pimentel says House should wait for Senate concurrence on Con-Ass

MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III said the House of Representatives should wait for the Senate’s approval before Congress convenes into a constituent assembly. Pimentel said this on Monday, January 22, after the House transmitted to the Senate its concurrent resolution no. 9 urging Congress to constitute a ........»»

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Alvarez slams Constitution framers: Why blame us for your mistake?

MANILA, Philippines – House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Monday, January 22, blamed framers of the 1987 Constitution or members of the Constitutional Commission of 1986, for the vagueness in the way Article XVII of the Charter, which spells out how amendments or revisions are to be made, was worded. “Yan ........»»

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Results: January 2018 Sanitary Engineer board exam

This is a press release from the PRC. MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 50 out of 96 passed the Sanitary Engineer Licensure Examination given by the Board of Sanitary Engineering in Manila this January 2018. The members of the Board of Sanitary Engineering who gave the licensure examination are Engr. Corazon ........»»

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Che’Lu Bar and Grill roasts Perpetual in D-League season opener

MANILA, Philippines – Che’Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian Revellers rode on a huge fourth quarter salvo en route to an 83-70 victory over the University of Perpetual Help System Dalta Altas in their season opener of the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup at the Pasig City Sports Center Monday, January ........»»

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Duterte accuses socialist Americans of funding Communists in PH

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte accused American socialists of funding the communist insurgency in the Philippines, and the problem, he said, was that the money does not go anywhere. The President, a self-confessed socialist, made this claim on Monday, January 22, in a speech in Mawab, Compostela Valley ........»»

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Macron hosts 140 CEOs in pre-Davos charm offensive

PARIS, France – President Emmanuel Macron's campaign for a "French Renaissance" kicks into overdrive Monday, January 22, as he welcomes 140 multinational business leaders before this week's jamboree of the rich and powerful in Davos. The business-friendly president will host executives at the Versailles chateau near Paris for an event ........»»

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