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Adiwang tries to bounce back

It will be an interesting fight for Team Lakay’s Lito Adiwang when he seeks to bounce back from an earlier loss to a Japanese......»»

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Bulls overcome Doncic& rsquo;s historic NBA triple double

Los Angeles---Lauri Markkanen scored a team high 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Chicago Bulls overcame a historic triple double from Luka Doncic to beat the Dallas Mavericks 117-101 on Sunday......»»

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Olympics to cut back on athletes in opener

Tokyo---Tokyo Olympics organizers said Monday they will slash the number of athletes at the opening and closing ceremonies of this year’s coronavirus-delayed Games, as a report said thousands fewer will attend......»»

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Phil Spector, pop producer convicted of murder, dead at 81

Phil Spector, who revolutionized 1960s pop music with his "Wall of Sound" production technique but who was imprisoned in 2009 for murder, has died at age 81, authorities said Sunday......»»

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Biden team lays out plans as inauguration, impeachment loom

President-elect Joe Biden's top advisors on Sunday outlined his plans to tackle the nation's multiple crises while balancing the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, as an historic inauguration week opens in the United States......»»

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US says strongly condemns arrest of Kremlin critic Navalny

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday the United States "strongly condemns" the arrest of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who was detained when returning to Russia for the first time since his poisoning last summer......»»

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Apple s Cook says Parler could return to App Store with reforms

Parler, the social network popular among conservatives, could return to Apple's App Store if it changes how it moderates posts on the platform, the tech giant's CEO Tim Cook said Sunday......»»

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Covid concerns, razor wire and no Trump: An inauguration like no other

With war-zone-like security, no crowds and coronavirus distancing for guests, Joe Biden's swearing-in as the 46th US president will be a muted affair unlike any previous inauguration......»»

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Escaping coronavirus lockdowns, tourists flock to Dubai

As much of the world tightens lockdowns to stem coronavirus, Dubai has flung its doors open, branding itself as a sunny, quarantine-free escape -- despite a sharp rise in cases......»»

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Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties

Medics battled exhaustion and the risk of Covid-19 as they raced Monday to treat scores of people injured by a devastating earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island......»»

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Most Asia stocks down after gains, China growth beats expectations

Most markets fell Monday as investors took a breather following a recent rally, though Hong Kong and Shanghai enjoyed gains after data showed China's economy grew more than expected last year......»»

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Samsung chief faces corruption verdict

The de facto chief of South Korea's Samsung business empire faces the verdict Monday in his retrial over a sprawling corruption scandal, a ruling that could see him jailed for years, depriving the tech giant of its top decision-maker......»»

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HPAAC: Public vigilance needed to ensure vaccine safety

Medical professionals have called for public vigilance to ensure the safe rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in the country......»»

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The system that went loco

Today, we enter an era where the liberty of the people, specifically the right to freedom of expression, is threatened with extinction not from the usual ideologues who either represent the state or the propertied class who invoke their right to dominate by evoking the novel idea of social media......»»

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To give and not to count the cost

“To Give and Not to Count the Cost” is Part 1 of the coffee table book which comprises a collection of published and unpublished articles compiled by Professor Ed Garcia......»»

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Boosting vaccine confidence

A few years back, there was a big furor about Dengvaxia, the vaccine against killer disease dengue, that resulted in vaccine confidence to very significantly dive. The issue became so big that many Filipinos were outright scared to get inoculated against ANY disease. My own discussions with mothers in communities showed this. The issue, the fear then has not been properly addressed......»»

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The weight of a leader& rsquo;s words

On Wednesday, Jan. 6, United States President Donald Trump addressed his supporters and urged them to go to the US Capitol, to push Republicans into voting against certifying the results of the electoral college count which had his opponent, President-elect Joseph Biden, as the winner......»»

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Still out in the cold

What is our situation almost a year into the COVID-19 lockdown? The announced discovery and production of five vaccines from US, European and Asian manufacturers just before the end of 2020 should have been greeted with hope and relief worldwide......»»

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Magna Carta

Modern democracies, save for a few such as the United Kingdom and Israel, have adopted the convention of having a written constitution. Written constitutions provide the blueprint for a country’s political and economic order, summing up not only the mechanisms of governance, but also defining its accompanying social and legal arrangements......»»

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Vaccine facts vs. spins

Published reports on the 50-percent efficacy of the government-favored Sinovac Biotech’s vaccine has alarmed several lawmakers, patient groups, and health sector professionals, fueling a now raging issue in both mainstream and social media......»»

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