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Today’s Front Page October 17, 2018

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Seven crucial games unfold this week

A seven-game schedule to be played in this seventh week of hostilities could very well shape up the race as to which team will make it to the quarterfinal round...READ MORE The post Seven crucial games unfold this week appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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DBCC cuts 2018 PH growth forecast

Inflation, peso-dollar estimates also revised Economic managers have cut their growth forecast for the year, citing factors such as above-target inflation, rising crude prices and monetary policy tightening. Following a...READ MORE The post DBCC cuts 2018 PH growth forecast appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Mabuhi ug Dugay Pa! A Solo Art Exhibit by Albert BET Vamenta at XU Museo de Oro

Kagay-anon Artist Albert “Bet” San Juan Vamenta opened his sixth one-man show Mabuhi ug Dugay Pa! Petition Insignias (Distortion In Pen And Ink: Minus Two: Part Two) at the Xavier University Museo de Oro last October 12, 2018. Recently retired from Museo de Oro, Abet has resumed pursuit of his life’s passion as a visual artist in the local art scene after an absence of some time......»»

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Inflation up, GDP down: Economic managers revise PH outlook

MANILA, Philippines – The country's economic managers revised the government's medium-term macroeconomic assumptions for 2018 to 2022 to reflect "developments at the national and global level." The Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC)  announced on Tuesday, October 16, that they took into account the more expensive oil in the ........»»

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Despite no medals on last day, PH satisfied with Youth Games campaign

MANILA, Philippines – Archer Nicole Tagle closed out the country’s stint in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games without any medal to show on Monday, October 15 (Tuesday, Manila time) along with golfers Yuka Saso and Carl Janno Corpus. The pair of Corpus and Saso assembled together a score ........»»

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New Japan hotels must be wheelchair accessible before Tokyo 2020

TOKYO, Japan – New hotels in Japan with more than 50 rooms will be required to provide wheelchair-friendly accommodation, the government said Tuesday, October 16, as the country gears up to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Japan is hoping to attract around 40 million tourists annually by the time ........»»

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Rain expected in parts of PH on October 17 due to ITCZ

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – The intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) will continue to bring rain to parts of the country on Wednesday, October 17. The ITCZ is a belt near the equator where ........»»

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Nathaniel Perez ends PH fencing s Asian individual medal drought

MANILA, Philippines – Nathaniel Perez surprised the Philippine contingent in the opening day of the 2018 Asian U-23 Fencing Championships by striking the country's first Asian fencing individual medal in decades on Tuesday, October 16, at the Ynares Sports Arena, Pasig City.  The 22-year-old national fencer barged into the semifinals that ........»»

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DAR Launches Farm Biz School in Cebu City

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) launched a Farm Business School (FBS) that will benefit 35 farmers who are members of the Morales Ouano Cosido Miradel Velasquez Farmers Association (MOCOMVEFA) in Brgy. Guba, Cebu City. A Memorandum of Agreement was signed on September 21, 2018 for a partnership undertaking with DAR, Brgy. Guba, Cebu City, […].....»»

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6 Cebuanos Tops Chemist and Chemical Technician Board Exams

6 Cebuanos from different Universities in Cebu topped the Chemist and Chemical Technician Board Exams held on October 9 to October 11, 2018. Aaron Gabriel Buenconsejo from University of San Carlos (USC) sits on the top spot of the Chemist Licensure examination with a rating of 91.20%. Multiple Cebuanos also topped the Chemical Technician Licensure […].....»»

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Economic managers slash 2018 growth target

The Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) yesterday slashed the Philippines’ economic growth target due to “new realities” in both the local and international landscape, including high domestic inflation, rising global oil prices, and tightening monetary policy in advanced economies......»»

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No more rate hikes possible in 2018

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas may take a breather after raising interest rates by a total of 150 basis points in four consecutive rate-setting meetings since May to anchor rising inflationary expectations......»»

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Hyundai investing P1.2 billion to expand Philippine dealership

The official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the country is investing P1.2 billion this year until 2020 to expand its dealership and grow its commercial vehicle business......»»

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ABS-CBN to stop mobile service by end-November 2018

ABS-CBN Corp.’s mobile service will see its five-year operations officially come to a close by the end of next month, the broadcast giant announced yesterday......»»

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Radyo Mindanao October 16, 2018

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5 candidates for 5 seats: How Philippines got a seat on UN Human Rights Council

After Malacañang lauded the Philippines’ election on the United Nations Human Rights Council, critics pointed out that there wasn’t any opportunity for competition as every country is given the chance to become a member. Presidential spokesperson and chief legal counsel Salvador Panelo said that the country’s inclusion in the UNHRC meant that the international community […] The post 5 candidates for 5 seats: How Philippines got a seat on UN Human Rights Council appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Philippines cuts 2018 GDP growth goal, raises inflation targets

MANILA — The Philippine government has shaved its economic growth target for this year and raised inflation forecasts for 2018 and 2019, reflecting caution as soaring consumer prices curb expansion in one of Asia’s fastest growing economies. The economy grew 6.0 percent in the second quarter, the slowest in almost three years, raising the challenge […] The post Philippines cuts 2018 GDP growth goal, raises inflation targets appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Tough back-to-back bid for Alab Pilipinas as ABL continues to grow

No team in the ASEAN Basketball League has won back-to-back championships. San Miguel Alab Pilipinas hopes to be the first to pull off the historic feat as they defend their crown in the upcoming 2018-19 ABL Season. But Alab head coach Jimmy Alapag knows it's best for his team to avoid looking too far ahead. "You can run away from it. The ABL is growing and is continuing to improve the last nine years and no one has won back-to-back," Alapag told INQUIRER.net on Tuesday in a press conference at Marriott Hotel. "We're aware of it and it's something that we acknowledge, but I just want our guys focusing on every day trying to get better and putting ourselves in the position that each...Keep on reading: Tough back-to-back bid for Alab Pilipinas as ABL continues to grow.....»»

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Vietnam police bust massive meth haul

HANOI, Vietnam --- Vietnam police discovered a massive haul of suspected methamphetamine worth an estimated $3 million after pulling over a speeding truck, authorities said Tuesday, the latest major bust in a country where synthetic drug use is on the rise. Two men managed to escape the scene but one of them who was arrested later, a Laotian, said he was promised $10,000 to deliver the drugs to Danang city, a tourist hub on Vietnam's central coast. Police are still searching for the second suspect who is a Vietnamese national, an officer told AFP Tuesday. "We found 12 green bags containing small packets of a white substance weighing a total of 309 kilograms (680 pounds)," the of...Keep on reading: Vietnam police bust massive meth haul.....»»

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