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Asian stocks recover after news of US-China trade talk

Asia stocks opened sharply lower on Thursday, joining a global sell-off on concerns over Turkey's financial crisis but later pared losses on news that China and the US would hold trade talks. Equities across the region suffered steep losses at the opening bell, with Tokyo and Shanghai off by more than one percent, dragged down by a weak session on Wall Street as traders fretted over possible contagion from Turkey's currency crisis. Japan's main Nikkei 225 index shed 1.20 percent in early trade and China's benchmark Shanghai Composite was off by 1.17 percent after another day of volatile trading driven by Turkey. On Wednesday, Ankara hiked tariffs on imports of several US goods i...Keep on reading: Asian stocks recover after news of US-China trade talk.....»»

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IMG_7126 – Manila Picture

Image published by Glendale Lapastora (1) on 2016-05-23 12:04:52 and used under Creative Commons license. Tagged: , 2016 , Philippines , asean , asia , canon , cascia , city , cultural , culture , de , east , fiesta , filipino , karakol , news , parade , paranaque , parish , rita ,… link: IMG_7126 – Manila Picture.....»»

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Duterte on his successor, MMDA driver-only car ban, Jordan Clarkson | Evening wRap - Rappler

Duterte on his successor, MMDA driver-only car ban, Jordan Clarkson | Evening wRap - Rappler.....»»

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Driver-only ban on EDSA is bad news for working parents, small families

The Metro Manila Development Authority starts the dry run of banning driver-only vehicles on EDSA on Wednesday, August 15 but prior to that, there have been unfavorable reactions to the new regulation. MMDA has already spotted around 200 driver-only vehicles on the major highway as of 9:30 a.m., TV5 reported. MMDA’s Regulation No. 18-005 prohibits vehicles without […].....»»

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'WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Thursday, August 16

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . Please refresh this page for updates. MANILA, Philippines – Here is a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Thursday, August 16, as some areas are still dealing with the effects ........»»

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Duterte on his successor, MMDA driver-only car ban, Jordan Clarkson | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte says he will step down if a leader ‘like’ Senator Chiz Escudero or former senator Bongbong Marcos could assume the presidency. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says Congress has the prerogative to reject a cash-based budgeting system but this will not stop the Budget Department from implementing it. Senate leaders ‘strongly urge’ the MMDA ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News12 hr. 9 min. ago Related News

Rain in parts of Luzon expected on August 16

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines –  The southwest monsoon or hanging habagat will affect the western part of Luzon on Thursday, August 16. In a bulletin issued 4 pm on Wednesday, August 15, the Philippine Atmospheric, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News12 hr. 9 min. ago Related News

Messi to skip Argentina friendlies – reports

CaptainLionelMessiwill missArgentina's next four friendly matches, according to local press reports on Tuesday. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner previously retired from the national side after their 2016 Copa America final defeat by Chile before returning to help them qualify for this year's World Cup. The two-time world champions will face Guatemala in Los Angeles on September 7 and Colombia in New York four days later, before two friendlies later in the year against as-yet unnamed opponents. "Messiwill not return this year and there are doubts about his future," proclaimed Argentinian daily Clarin. News website Infobae said: "He will take a rest period, but that doesn't mean he's...Keep on reading: Messi to skip Argentina friendlies – reports.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 12 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

UB: Paglilinis sa Manila Bay, ipagpapatuloy ngayong araw – Manila Video

Magpapatuloy ngayong araw ang paglilinis sa tambak ng basura sa Manila Bay. Narito ang unang balita ni Vonne Aquino. Unang Balita is the news segment of GMA Network’s daily morning program, Unang Hirit. It’s anchored by Rhea Santos and Arnold Clavio, and airs on GMA-7 Mondays to Fridays at 5:15 AM (PHL Time). For more… link: UB: Paglilinis sa Manila Bay, ipagpapatuloy ngayong araw – Manila Video.....»»

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Refugee-now-supermodel Halima Aden fights for migrant children’s rights

Before becoming a supermodel and an ambassador for UNICEF, Halima Aden was just a child refugee who came to the United States during the Somali Civil War in the 1990s. Aden was born in a refugee camp in Kakuma, Kenya, living there for seven years before eventually flying to American soil, as per the Arab News on Aug. 14. The 20-year-old Aden has since used her voice to tell her story and help other child refugees like her. Her initiatives have opened doors for her, to many places and opportunities. Just last 2017, she was introduced as the model for Nike's first hijab line. Meanwhile, she was named UNICEF ambassador last July, a moment she refers to as her "proudest accomplishm...Keep on reading: Refugee-now-supermodel Halima Aden fights for migrant children’s rights.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 15th, 2018Related News

Filipinos start shift to ‘patriotic shopping’ amid rise of global brands in PH

By Katrina Domingo/ABS-CBN News – Filipinos are starting to opt for brands that source their raw materials from local producers as consumers become more aware of indigenous products through online channels, a recent study showed. Of 252 respondents, 93 percent believe that buying from local companies is a patriotic act, Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

GMA News Pillar Mel Tiangco receives Las Damas de Rizal Excellence Award

Last August 6, GMA News Pillar and multi-awarded broadcast journalist Mel Tiangco was conferred the “Las Damas de Rizal Excellence Award for Women in Media and Public Engagement” by the Las Damas de Rizal-Philippines. Tiangco was recognized for her unparalleled achievement not just in the field of media and communication, but as well as for […] The post GMA News Pillar Mel Tiangco receives Las Damas de Rizal Excellence Award appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Clarkson is flag-bearer for Team Philippines in the Asian Games

Jordan Clarkson will have himself quite a debut for Team Philippines. Aside from finally playing for Gilas Pilipinas, the Fil-Am combo guard of the Cleveland Cavaliers will serve as the country's flag-bearer for the 2018 Asian Games opening ceremony set for August 18 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The development was confirmed Chef de Mission Richard Gomez via Dyan Casillejo of ABS-CBN News. On Tuesday, Clarkson finally got full clearance to compete for Gilas in the Asian Games, two days after he was initially denied by the NBA. [Related: Clarkson gets NBA clearance to play in Asian Games] Clarkson is set to make his first game for Team Philippines on August 16 when Gilas Pilipinas takes on Kazakhstan in a virtual knockout game to start the Asiad.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 14th, 2018Related News

'WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Wednesday, August 15

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . Please refresh this page for updates. MANILA, Philippines – Here is a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Wednesday, August 15, due to heavy rain and floods from the  southwest monsoon or  ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Monsoon rain to continue in Luzon on August 15

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – The low pressure area (LPA) inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) will continue to enhance the southwest monsoon or hanging habagat on Wednesday, August 15. In a bulletin issued ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Tulfo brothers, Aegis Juris, Dingdong Dantes | Evening wRap

  Today on Rappler: The Tulfo brothers said they are not returning the P60-million payment they received from the questionable advertisement deal. The 4 giant magnetic lifters, which were suspected to have contained illegal drugs, have tested negative from swab testing. Aegis Juris fraternity member Marc Anthony Ventura broke down in tears when he took the witness stand. President ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Aug. 14, 2018)

ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Aug. 14, 2018) ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Aug. 14, 2018) Authorities nabbed a suspected member of Akyat-Bahay Gang who allegedly robbed a businessman’s house in San Juan City early Monday morning. Source link: ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Aug. 14, 2018).....»»

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Robredo lawyers ask PET to junk Marcos plea to suspend use of ballot images in recount - GMA News

Robredo lawyers ask PET to junk Marcos plea to suspend use of ballot images in recount - GMA News.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Duterte& apos;s aerial survey of Marikina flooding canceled twice - Rappler

Duterte's aerial survey of Marikina flooding canceled twice - Rappler.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

House approves rice tariffication bill on 3rd reading - Rappler

House approves rice tariffication bill on 3rd reading - Rappler.....»»

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