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Pompeo to meet Duterte in Philippine visit

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit the Philippines next week to meet with President Duterte and Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr......»»

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NPA atrocities cases set to be filed with UN body

The Philippines has sent a delegation to Geneva to formally file a complaint with the United Nations against alleged atrocities and human rights abuses committed by communist rebels......»»

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Metrobank Foundation cites AFP efforts

Metrobank Foundation Inc. cited the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) last Thursday as its partner for peace and making lives better for those who have less in life......»»

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PAGCOR Chief disagrees with President Duterte over new casino ban European Gaming Industry News

PAGCOR Chief disagrees with President Duterte over new casino ban European Gaming Industry News Andrea Domingo, the Head of PAGCOR, the Philippines gaming regulator, expressed his opposition to Presi.....»»

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Japan pledges 3.2-B yen in loans for Mindanao projects World

Japan pledges 3.2-B yen in loans for Mindanao projects BusinessWorld Online JAPAN has pledged additional grants for the Philippines following a joint meeting held in Osaka this week, which include fu.....»»

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Rebel commanders in Philippines become officials

Some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines on Friday were sworn in as administrators of a new Muslim autonomous region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asias long.....»»

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Getting to know Ertiga

As media group test drives go, Suzuki Philippines Inc- Auto frequently lets the local motoring media get their hands on their cars not long after a launch proper. This was what Suzuki did with a gaggle of Philippine motoring media one cold Tuesday and Wednesday. The group drove to and from the hills of Tagaytay, […].....»»

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Philippines, Japan finalize ¥3.56 B grants for infrastructure

The Philippine and Japanese governments have formally exchanged notes on ¥3.56 billion worth of grants for the establishment of a proposed railway institute, as well as peace-building efforts in Mindanao, the Department of Finance said......»»

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Toyota offers special financing deals for OFWs

Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. (TMPC) is offering special financing deals for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to boost sales......»»

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Scottie out, Pogoy in for Gilas final lineup vs Kazakhstan

MANILA, Philippines – Roger Pogoy returns to action for Gilas Pilipinas as he replaced Scottie Thompson in the final 12-man lineup against Kazakhstan in their final game of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.  Pogoy has fully served his five-game FIBA suspension and looks to make an immediate impact as the ........»»

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La Salle s Cobb relishes easier role this season

MANILA, Philippines – Many noticed Michelle Cobb quietly displaying her playmaking skills, but the La Salle setter thinks it's her teammates that's making her job easier.  "Everyone is becoming a go-to guy so madali lang mag-distribute," said Cobb, who made 25 excellent sets in La Salle's straight-set win over ........»»

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PDEA shoots two cops who accompanied Pasig pusher in buy-bust

MANILA, Philippines – Two cops were injured in a shootout with Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agents during a buy-bust operation in Pasig City on Friday, February 11. The policemen – Police Officer 3 Mark Anthony Vista Police Officer 2 Marlou Roldan, both assigned to the Eastern Police District (EPD) – accompanied suspected big-time ........»»

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Noynoy Aquino: Baseless claims of Acosta to blame for vaccination crisis

MANILA, Philippines – Former president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III has an unsolicited advice to the Duterte administration – call out the “baseless” claims of Public Attorney's Office (PAO) chief Persida Acosta to regain public trust on vaccination. “Para maibalik ang tiwala sa ating mga nangangalaga sa kalusugan, ........»»

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Duterte does not favor deporting illegal Chinese workers

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte took a tolerant stance on the influx of Chinese workers in the Philippines. In his speech at the PDP-Laban event in Laguna, the President said that the number of illegal Chinese workers in the country "equals" the number of undocumented Filipino workers in China. "'Yung ........»»

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Bangko Sentral Governor Nestor Espenilla passes away at 60

MANILA, Philippines – Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr  has passed away on Saturday evening, February 23, at the age of 60, according to a reliable source. Espenilla was battling tongue cancer and had been on extended medical leave. Despite some difficulty speaking due to the side effects of the ........»»

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MovePH heads to Saint Louis University for 'MoveBaguio

MANILA, Philippines – How can people use social media to address the issues surrounding their communities? MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, will go to Saint Louis University (SLU) to promote the responsible use of digital technology for social good on March 8, at 8:50 am.  #MoveBaguio will be held ........»»

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Robredo: Debates give voters better foundation for voting

MANILA, Philippines --- Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday underscored the importance of debates in every election, saying that it would be the foundation of voters' decision come election time. "Mahalaga ang mga debate sa kampanya kasi ito iyong pagpapatunay na mahalaga iyong mga isyu, mahalaga iyong mga pinapanindigan --- na iyong eleksyon, hindi lang mga personalidad," Robredo told reporters in Naga City, Camarines Sur. [Debates are important in a campaign because they would prove that issues matter, that their positions matter --- that personalities are not all that matters in elections.] "Kung hindi siya haharap sa debate, anong basehan natin?" she asked. [If a ...Keep on reading: Robredo: Debates give voters better foundation for voting.....»»

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Art Fair 2019: Simply mind-blowing

Sensory overload is par for the course at Art Fair Philippines 2019.   Saturation point is reached long before one gets to see everything.   How many times can you get your mind blown before the circuits in your visual cortex get fried?   During the vernissage/media preview alone, we found overstimulated art lovers attempting to revive themselves between exhibits with espressos, a glass of wine, or something stronger from a friendly gallery owner's private stash.   Or, like artist Jose Tence Ruiz, finding safe haven in Christina Quisumbing Ramilo's "Forest for the Trees," a recreation of a library in wood, complete with real silence. &nb...Keep on reading: Art Fair 2019: Simply mind-blowing.....»»

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Art of ‘Light’ versus depression

Daniel dela Cruz's dark art can be a defense against depression.   His exhibit "Finding the Light" is an immersive walk through a somber space filled with figures in varying stages of despair.   It is presented by Art Cube Gallery at today's Art Fair Philippines in Makati City.   The narrative starts with a shelf lined with faceless white sculptures in hoodies and casual clothes. Instead of faces, they have cell phones playing videos on cyberbullying, suicide and sadness; others show words of encouragement and inspiration.   The upright artworks are titled after popular hashtags: #Goals, #Selfie, #Trending, #Viral---a collective call on how...Keep on reading: Art of ‘Light’ versus depression.....»»

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Clemmons a marked man

Kazakhstan’s new naturalized import Anthony Clemmons will be a marked man when the Philippines takes on the host country at the 10,000-seat Saryarka Sports Complex in Astana tonight. It’s the final game for both nations in the FIBA Asia/Pacific World Cup Qualifiers with the Philippines looking to advance and Kazakhstan now out of contention for a slot in the China conclave on Aug. 31-Sept. 15......»»

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