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15 U.N. Climate Action awardees honored at COP24

  MANILA, Philippines – Practical, replicable, innovative, and exciting – these were the recurring qualities of 15 climate projects that won this year's United Nations (UN) Climate Action Award, the 2018 Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities. Fifteen winners from 14 countries were honored this week in a special ceremony at ........»»

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Adamson s Rob Manalang eager to prove complete skills in PBA

        MANILA, Philippines – Rob Manalang didn’t nearly have enough time to break out in the collegiate basketball scene, but the world of pro ball awaits. And he’s confident that he’s more than ready. A product of the fast-rising Adamson Soaring Falcons program under multi-titled head coach Franz Pumaren, the Fil-Am point guard ........»»

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Son of BuCor chief Nicanor Faeldon tests negative for illegal drugs

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – The son of Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon tested negative for drug use, the police chief of Naga City said on Saturday, December 15. Police Senior Superintendent Felix Servita bared the results of the drug tests conducted on Nicanor Faeldon Jr and 3 others ........»»

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Grab offers unli P2P bus, jeepney rides in Metro Manila this Christmas season

MANILA, Philippines – This Christmas season, ride-hailing giant Grab Philippines is offering unlimited point-to-point (P2P) bus and jeepney rides in Metro Manila that can be redeemed through their loyalty reward program. Cindy Toh, Grab Philippines marketing head, said that the free rides can be availed through the GrabRewards menu ........»»

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Gilas experience Tratter s edge in PBA jump

MANILA, Philippines – There is one thing that separates Abu Tratter from the rest of the 2018 PBA Rookie Draft class: his experience as a member of Gilas Pilipinas.  And the former La Salle Green Archer will look to bank on that edge as he turns a new chapter ........»»

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Asian Chess: Doroy makes up for lackluster PH showing

    MANILA, Philippines – Woman Fide Master Allaney Gia Doroy settled for a draw but became the Philippines' brightest hope in the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships (2nd Manny Pacquiao Cup) at Tiara Hotel in Makati. The 17-year-old Doroy, a prized find from Agusan del Sur, split the ........»»

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WATCH: Simbang Gabi 2018

Stay tuned for the first anticipated Simbang Gabi at 7 pm on Saturday, December 15, courtesy of Sambuhay TV.  MANILA, Philippines – Do you want to complete the Simbang Gabi? Of course it is best to go to church in the flesh. But if it is physically ........»»

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Duterte thanks Americans for returning Balangiga Bells

MANILA, Philippines – After more than a century, the Balangiga bells are finally home in Eastern Samar. President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday, December 15, witnessed the turnover of the Transfer Certificate of the Balangiga Bells from United States (US) Deputy Chief of Mission John Law to Philippine Department of National Defense ........»»

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Tab Baldwin wants Ateneo to dominate PBA Rookie Draft 2019

MANILA, Philippines –  Even if it's a year away, Ateneo head coach Tab Baldwin already looks forward to the day he sees his Blue Eagles pursue their professional basketball dreams, but it comes with great expectations.  "Next December, I want to see 5 guys in the top 10 picks ........»»

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Kai Sotto stands tall as undisputed leader in juniors MVP race

        MANILA, Philippines – Was there ever any doubt? Ateneo Blue Eaglets’ 7-foot-1 superstar Kai Sotto has emerged as the dominant frontrunner in the MVP race at the end of the first round of the UAAP Season 81 juniors basketball tournament. With league-leading averages of 25.3 points, 12.7 rebounds and 3.3 blocks, the 16-year-old ........»»

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Borongan diocese claims priests in Balangiga Bells turnover asked to leave

MANILA, Philippines – The Diocese of Borongan in Eastern Samar claimed on Saturday, December 15, that the priests and some Catholic leaders were told to leave the turnover of the historic Balangiga Bells , an event attended by President Rodrigo Duterte. In a Facebook post late Saturday afternoon, the Diocese of Borongan said that priests including ........»»

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Sarangani Provincial Jail receives national awards

ALABEL, Sarangani, Dec. 14- The Sarangani Provincial Jail has received two awards from The Provincial Jail Employees Association of the Philippines (PJEAP).One was being on the Top 10 Most O.....»»

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Josh Groban Live in Manila 2019

Ovation Productions on its 40th year of presenting some of the biggest names in live entertainment in the Philippines proudly announces its post Valentines concert at the Mall Of Asia Arena on February 22, 2019 featuring the supremely talented Josh Groban. Josh Groban is an internationally renowned singer, songwriter, and actor whose baritone voice is… link: Josh Groban Live in Manila 2019.....»»

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1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Bagong Ilog for 3,468,602 – Web reference 113594296 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24

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Josh Groban returning to Manila for post-Valentines concert – ABS-CBN News

Josh Groban returning to Manila for post-Valentines concert  ABS-CBN News Josh Groban will perform at Mall of Asia on February 22, his first in the Philippines since 2007. Source link link: Josh Groban returning to Manila for post-Valentines concert – ABS-CBN News.....»»

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1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Makati City for 1,746,950 – Web reference 113595028 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24

Rivergreen Residences 2215 Pedro Gil St. Sta. Ana Manila For inquiries: 0915 3564 088 Units available: Studio Unit (21.05sqm) = 1,747,150 Studio Unit w/ Balcony (23.30sqm) = 1,864,000 1-Bedroom (24.90sqm) = 2,066,700 1-Bedroom (28.6sqm) = 2,373,800 1-Bedroom (33.85sqm) = 2,809,550 1-Bedroom (36.75sqm) = 2,976,750 2-Bedroom (45.05sqm) = 3,649,050 2-Bedroom (47.01sqm) = 3,807,810 10,000 Reservation Only… link: 1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Makati City for 1,746,950 – Web reference 113595028 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24.....»»

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Gilas experience gives Abu Tratter edge in PBA Draft

MANILA, Philippines---Abu Tratter has had a long road to the PBA but he picked up some valuable knowledge along the way. After becoming a UAAP champion with De La Salle University, Tratter then made his way into the international scene when he was chosen to be part of the Philippine national team pool that played in the Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifier. Tratter was part of the Gilas squad that went up against the Australian national team losing 84-68 in Melbourne back in February of 2018. And it was in this international tour of duty that Tratter learned from PBA stars like Juner Mar Fajardo and Gabe Norwood. "I think it allowed me to kind of pick up some ideas and thoughts...Keep on reading: Gilas experience gives Abu Tratter edge in PBA Draft.....»»

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Historic church bells finally back home in Balangiga

BALANGIGA, Eastern Samar --- After 117 long years, the historic church bells of Balangiga in Eastern Samar were brought home to end one of the darkest chapters of history between the United States and the Philippines. US soldiers took three of church bells from Balangiga as war trophies in 1901 after razing the town and killing thousands of Filipinos, avenging a surprise attack that left 48 of their comrades dead. The Philippines has argued for decades that it was historically wrong and needed to be corrected. On Saturday, the bells were finally handed over to Balangiga officials and church leaders after delivery to the Philippines early this week. President Rodrigo Duter...Keep on reading: Historic church bells finally back home in Balangiga.....»»

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21 detained before Paris protests as police deploy in force

PARIS --- Paris police deployed in large numbers Saturday for the fifth straight weekend of demonstrations by the "yellow vest" protesters, with authorities repeating calls for calm after protests on previous weekends turned violent. At least 21 people were detained beforehand. READ:Protest riot shocks Paris, leaves 133 injured, 412 arrested Security forces in riot gear were positioned around central train stations and along the famed Champs-Elysees boulevard, where shops were closed and their windows boarded up in anticipation of the protests. Authorities have said about 8,000 police and 14 armored vehicles were being deployed in the French capital. Last weekend, groups of d...Keep on reading: 21 detained before Paris protests as police deploy in force.....»»

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DSWD, LGUs to rescue street dwellers during holidays

MANILA, Philippines --- The DSWD will rescue street dwellers, especially children and indigenous peoples (IP), wandering about the streets during the holiday season. In a statement issued on Saturday, DSWD spokesperson Glenda Relova said the department would be working with local government units to reach out to street children and members of the IP community begging for money. "The DSWD continues to maintain its close coordination with our LGUs to help street dwellers. The reach out is being conducted by the local governments. The LGUs then refer those they have reached out to us, just like what the cities of Quezon, Pasay, and Mandaluyong are doing," Relova said. Relova sa...Keep on reading: DSWD, LGUs to rescue street dwellers during holidays.....»»

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