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Trevor Simsby gets unusual shot at WGC

BRADENTON, Florida: The latest World Golf Championship (WGC) event has gone to nine venues with five title names since it began in 1999. What hasn’t changed is a field that pulls in players from all over the world, some of whom have next to no name recognition. Trevor Simsby took that to another level at […].....»»

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Man found Tiger Woods unconscious after SUV crash

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, California: Tiger Woods was unconscious in a mangled sport utility vehicle (SUV) after he crashed the SUV in Southern California last week, according to a court document, which also revealed that a nearby resident was first on the scene and not a sheriff’s deputy. The eyewitness, who lives near the accident scene […].....»»

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Conners builds one-shot lead at Bay Hill as McIlroy lurks

ORLANDO, Florida: Corey Conners spent more time grinding out pars than chasing birdies, and that proved to be the right recipe at the Arnold Palmer Invitational as Bay Hill began to bake under a warm sun on Friday (Saturday in Manila). Conners surged into the lead with a 25-foot eagle putt on the par-5 16th […].....»»

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Sustainability champion

Original and responsibly sourced furniture pieces emerge from this young entrepreneur’s studio, with each one telling a unique story and aimed at supporting artists and artisans. “In dealing with our clients, I always ask myself if what we are about to offer is something that I would buy because it will make me happy.” With […].....»»

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PH Open champs banner PGT cast

THE Philippine Golf Tour ushers in a new season, coming off a pandemic-disrupted year with an assembly of stars headlining the P2 million ICTSI Eagle Ridge Challenge at the Aoki course in Gen. Trias, Cavite, beginning on Tuesday, March 9. No less than four Philippine Open champions banner the stellar cast, led by Miguel Tabuena […].....»»

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Covid-19 surges in Metro Manila

Metro Manila is experiencing a spike in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases with 900 being reported on average daily and with almost all local government units in the country’s premier National Capital Region (NCR) recording increases, according to academe-based Octa Research. This comes as the country logged 3,439 cases on Saturday, the […].....»»

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Obiena in great position to win medal

AS tough as his quest to the Summer Olympics is, pole vaulter EJ Obiena said he is now in a great position for a golden win at Tokyo in July. “I think that I have the best chances than all that I have [had] all throughout the years,” said Obiena on Noli Eala’s “Power and […].....»»

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FIBA eyes ACQ resumption in June – SBP

SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) Executive Director Sonny Barrios bared that FIBA is eyeing to roll out the postponed final window of the Asia Cup Qualifiers (ACQ) in June. “They’re looking at June 14 to 20. That’s the tentative schedule for now. They have yet to make an official release, but that’s what they’re looking […].....»»

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Myanmar coup threatens Asean unity, opportunities

Myanmar appears to be spiraling out of control as violence escalates against demonstrators calling for restoring democracy and for releasing Aung San Suu Kyi and her allies. The political crisis there has also threatened key interests of Asean or the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. For now, that regional bloc struggles to craft a strong […].....»»

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‘Extended vacation’ a full year of Dickensian sorrow

For most Filipinos, the “cruelest” month of 2020 was not The Wasteland’s April but the month before it. It was in mid-March of 2020 when an unforgiving lockdown, described by an Asian Development Bank study as the second most stringent in the Asian region after Nepal was ordered by the national government to rein in […].....»»

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PCA to update registry of coconut farmers

The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) said it would update and validate the number of officially registered coconut farmers to ensure that they would “truly” benefit from Republic Act 11524, or the “Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund Act.” In a briefing on Tuesday, PCA Administrator Benjamin Madrigal Jr. said there were about 2.5 million coconut […].....»»

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Wall St gains, Feb factory data raise shares to 6,900

The rally on Wall Street and positive manufacturing data help the stock market advance for the third straight trading day on Tuesday. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) gained 0.68 percent or 46.57 points to close at its intraday high of 6,919.54 while the broader All Shares added 0.35 percent or 14.52 points to […].....»»

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PEZA-okayed investments surge over 100%

The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) announced on Tuesday that its approved investment pledges soared by more than 100 percent in January. In a statement, the ecozone agency said its board greenlighted 24 projects that were expected to employ 5,601 workers and bring P11.30 billion in investments into the country. “This is a 139-percent increase […].....»»

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NEDA: Bills in Ledac agenda to aid rebound

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) lauded on Tuesday the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council’s (Ledac) approval of the Common Legislative Agenda (CLA) for the 18th Congress, as it would help the government’s efforts to rebound from the coronavirus crisis. In a statement, Acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua said the 30 bills that […].....»»

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M3 rise slower in Jan as bank lending dips

The expansion in the country’s money supply eased in January as bank lending continued to decline, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Tuesday. In a statement, the central bank said domestic liquidity (M3) rose by 9 percent year-on-year to P14 trillion in the first month, slower than the 9.5-percent increase in December. Month-on-month […].....»»

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S& P: PH to slow down borrowing this year

The government could wind down its commercial borrowings in 2021 on the diminishing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its finances, S&P Global Ratings said on Tuesday. In its latest report, the New York-based credit rating agency estimated that the government’s gross commercial long-term borrowing this year could ease to $32.3 billion or about P1.56 […].....»»

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Govt debt rises to P10.3T at end-Jan

The government’s outstanding debt soared to a new all-time high of P10.32 trillion at end-January on bigger domestic obligations, according to the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr). Treasury data showed on Tuesday that the amount was a 5.4-percent or P532.45-billion increase from P9.79 trillion at end-December. Of the figure, 29 percent was generated from foreign […].....»»

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PH seeks release of Suu Kyi

THE Philippines on Tuesday called for the release of Myanmar leaders, including State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, and a dialog among concerned parties to address the worsening political tension in Myanmar. The foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) held a special meeting through videoconferencing to seek peaceful solution to the […].....»»

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KUWTT: More cases of Covid variants detected | Mar 03, 2021

Good Day! Here are the top stories of The Manila Times for Wednesday, March 3, 2021. READ: More cases of Covid variants detected Thirty new cases of B117, or the so-called United Kingdom variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 or Covid-19, have been detected in the country alongside the first six cases of the B1351 […].....»»

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