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Inquirier.net
LOOK: Anne Curtis in red bridal gown steals spotlight in showwho is engaged to Filipino-French host Erwan Heusaff, recently participated in
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 minutes ago
who is engaged to Filipino-French host Erwan Heusaff, recently participated in a bridal show held at the Marriott Hotel Manila. As seen in Caliber King Photography’s Instagram posts, Curtis stole the spotlight wearing a Michael Leyva-designed... Read more
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Travelife Magazine
Norwegian Star sails to Europe's top destinations for 2017 - 2018 with an interesting itinerarybelon... Yesterday, I landed in Dubai at 4 AM after an extremely comfortable e
Travelife Magazine / Posted 28 minutes ago
belon... Yesterday, I landed in Dubai at 4 AM after an extremely comfortable eight-hour ride on an Emirates 777 jet from Manila , that left at mi... The centerpiece for each table of the neighborhood Christmas party Tonight my neighborhood... Read more
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Sun Star
Sports Tourism Awards launched in Davao CityAwards was held in Cebu. Since then, seminars and workshops were held in Subic,
Sun Star / Posted 43 minutes ago
Awards was held in Cebu. Since then, seminars and workshops were held in Subic, Laoag, Davao City, Bacolod City, Clark, Manila, Cagayan de Oro City and Puerto Princesa. There are 11 categories entered in the awards including the destination of... Read more
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Sun Star
AirAsia exec urges gov't to scrap outbound travel tax for Pinoystravel tax on outbound Filipino tourists to stir up more international flights
Sun Star / Posted 43 minutes ago
travel tax on outbound Filipino tourists to stir up more international flights in the country particularly outside Metro Manila like Davao City. Fernandes pointed out that the government will not lose much by removing the taxes as not much is... Read more
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Sun Star
Staycations made superrestaurant which is operated by Tito Chef Restaurant, to the dining outlets at
Sun Star / Posted 43 minutes ago
restaurant which is operated by Tito Chef Restaurant, to the dining outlets at the next-door promenade. Located in New Manila, Quezon City, the Summit Hotel Magnolia is an 82-room boutique hotel that is conveniently within the Robinsons... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Balangiga residents: Housing more important than bellsinside Malacañang seems to translate now into us having one foot in the grave,”
Inquirier.net / Posted 54 minutes ago
inside Malacañang seems to translate now into us having one foot in the grave,” said Marife Juana. At a news conference in Manila, the CYSP called on the National Economic and Development Authority to conduct an audit of the National Housing... Read more
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Inquirier.net
China backs joint oil drilling with PH in disputed seaSouth China Sea, warning that unilateral action could cause problems and damage
Inquirier.net / Posted 54 minutes ago
South China Sea, warning that unilateral action could cause problems and damage to both sides. Wang, on a two-day visit to Manila, made the remarks after President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said that a partner had been found to develop oil fields... Read more
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The Star
Singapore and Brunei may join sea patrolsMinister with Special Functions in the Prime Minister’s Department, said all 10
The Star / Posted 56 minutes ago
Minister with Special Functions in the Prime Minister’s Department, said all 10 Asean Defence Ministers should gather in Manila to be briefed on what was happening in Marawi. On DSA 2018, Hishammuddin said the event aimed to attract 1,500... Read more
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Rappler
'Maintain independence,' Nene Pimentel tells senatorssenators to maintain their independence and decide based on what they think is
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
senators to maintain their independence and decide based on what they think is best for the people. Senate file photo MANILA, Philippines – Former Senate president Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr has asked present senators to maintain their... Read more
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Rappler
Southwest monsoon bringing rain to Luzon, VisayasSatellite image as of July 26, 6 am. Image courtesy of NOAA MANILA, Philippine
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
Satellite image as of July 26, 6 am. Image courtesy of NOAA MANILA, Philippines – There is a tropical cyclone in the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), but it is the southwest monsoon that's bringing rain to parts of Luzon and the Visayas on... Read more
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Rappler
PH gov't told to pay Maynilad over P3B for delayed tariff hikegovernment to compensate the water concessionaire for the delayed tariff adjust
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
government to compensate the water concessionaire for the delayed tariff adjustments from 2013 to 2017. Rappler file photo MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government will have to pay Maynilad Water Services Incorporated a total of P3.42... Read more
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Minda News
Understanding the typology of Filipino Muslim religious leadersDe Zamboanga University and adviser to the Indigenous Peoples Council of Leader
Minda News / Posted an hour ago
De Zamboanga University and adviser to the Indigenous Peoples Council of Leaders of Zamboanga city and of Salaam Ateneo de Manila University. He is currently a visiting lecture to several service academies and schools in the uniformed services of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Habagat dumps rain on Luzon, VisayasRain is forecast over Metro Manila, Zambales, Bataan, Bulacan, Cavite, and Riza
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
Rain is forecast over Metro Manila, Zambales, Bataan, Bulacan, Cavite, and Rizal on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, due to the southwest monsoon (habagat). Habagat will also affect the Visayas and the regions of Ilocos, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Poll automation providers to show off tech for 2019 electionsit be replaced soon? The Precinct Count Optical Scan machine used in the 2010 a
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
it be replaced soon? The Precinct Count Optical Scan machine used in the 2010 and 2016 elections. (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO) MANILA — Providers and developers of automated election systems (AES) on Wednesday will showcase in a trade fair their... Read more
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FOX News
Militant siege, drug killings mark Duterte's stormy 1st yearMANILA, Philippines – It's been a remarkably turbulent first year for Philippin
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines – It's been a remarkably turbulent first year for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose war on drugs has left thousands of suspects dead and prompted critics to call his rule a "human rights calamity." One accused him of... Read more
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FOX News
Philippine President Duterte calls Oxford 'school for stupid people'[pesos]? Me? Maybe in the election…They were all during the campaign,” Duterte
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
[pesos]? Me? Maybe in the election…They were all during the campaign,” Duterte said at a Monday press conference, the Manila Times reported. Related Image Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his speech during the second state of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
And now, a Venice Film Festival in Manila–thanks to outgoing Italian envoyAt the launch of the Venice Film Festival Manila at the embassy residence: Luig
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
At the launch of the Venice Film Festival Manila at the embassy residence: Luigi Bernas, Roscigno, Liza Diño, Sergio Boero Italian ambassador Massimo Roscigno began his Philippine posting in 2013 with the bicentennial celebration of Italy’s greatest... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MMDA to cite Duterte’s order in cleanup driveThe Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) expressed confidence on Tu
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) expressed confidence on Tuesday that because of President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive for it to clear all Metro Manila roads of obstructions, it would be able to strengthen the ongoing campaign and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Spare Lumad schools, groups urge Dutertein 2014. “This warning that Lumad schools are illegal is disinformation coming
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
in 2014. “This warning that Lumad schools are illegal is disinformation coming from the Armed Forces of the Philippines,” Valle said. —Reports from Karlos Manlupig and Nico Alconaba in Mindanao; and Leila B. Salaverria and Vince F. Nonato in M... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte told: Therapeutic abortion allowed to save women’s livesAlvarez during his second State of the Nation Address at the House of Represent
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
Alvarez during his second State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Monday July 24, 2017. (AP FILE PHOTO/AAARON FAVILA) CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — Therapeutic abortion, or... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Manila House: What’s the political color of your steak?The Grill, Manila House’s 2-month-old steak house, has a wall adorned with fram
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
The Grill, Manila House’s 2-month-old steak house, has a wall adorned with framed political cartoons.—PHOTOS BY KIMBERLY DELA CRUZ The Grill, the ultra exclusive Manila House’s newest attraction, is hardly 2 months old yet it has already gained buzz... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Inside Trump's White House Part II: The untouchable inner circle of Donald's family and entourageSo he turned to Keith Schiller, his director of Oval Office operations, to deli
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
So he turned to Keith Schiller, his director of Oval Office operations, to deliver the manila envelope to FBI headquarters in New York. At six foot four with a buzzcut, he still looks like the transport cop who used to travel back and forth everyday... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
What’s for dinner? In this Uttarakhand village, a 125kg monster catfishthe fish tethered to a bamboo pole with a thick plastic rope and hauled by two
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 hours ago
the fish tethered to a bamboo pole with a thick plastic rope and hauled by two men on their shoulders in Almora district’s Manila village. “The fish could not be weighed as the villagers ate it. Based on people’s description and the video, we... Read more
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The Manila Times
Businesses give Duterte SONA high markssystem,” Perry Pe, president of the Management Association of the Philippines (
The Manila Times / Posted 6 hours ago
system,” Perry Pe, president of the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), said in a text message to The Manila Times. Declining to rate the President’s SONA, Pe said: “I don’t like rating people. My take is whether SONA was... Read more
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The Manila Times
Stocks close mixed as investors weigh SONA impacta reaction to Duterte’s statement to clean up their act. Shares such as Global
The Manila Times / Posted 6 hours ago
a reaction to Duterte’s statement to clean up their act. Shares such as Global Ferronickel Holdings, Nickel Asia Corp. and Manila Mining Corp. dropped between -5 percent and -8 percent during the morning trade. The perceived increased taxes that... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Guess who cried at the weddingat the wedding of Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas, 37, and Yasmine Espiritu, 29,
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
at the wedding of Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas, 37, and Yasmine Espiritu, 29, last Sunday afternoon, July 23, at the Manila Cathedral ­— first the groom, followed by the bride. The wedding was officiated by Fr. Adolfo Dacanay, SJ, Alfred’s... Read more
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Sun Star
Rondalla concert awes Baguio residentsRondalla, Cagayan de Oro City)Abel Llemos (Olongapo City Youth Rondalla, Olonga
Sun Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Rondalla, Cagayan de Oro City)Abel Llemos (Olongapo City Youth Rondalla, Olongapo City) Noli Rodriguez (PWU JASMS Rondalla, Manila) Slavsky Ybanes (City of Bogo Science and Arts Academy Rondalla, Cebu), Jegger C. Anjao (Kabataang Silay Rondalla... Read more
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New America Media
Vietnam Shaken by China Threat of Warregional security expert, Carl Thayer, in an article in the Diplomat. Presiden
New America Media / Posted 6 hours ago
regional security expert, Carl Thayer, in an article in the Diplomat. President Duterte of the Philippines said earlier this year that President Xi Jinping of China had threatened war if Manila went ahead with its plans to drill in disputed wa... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Report: Kyrgyzstan village destroys town's alcohol supply after drunk man murdered wifestate of the nation speechReporter Q&A: A look at Duterte's state of the nation
WAOW Wausau / Posted 7 hours ago
state of the nation speechReporter Q&A: A look at Duterte's state of the nation speech The Associated Press' chief Manila correspondent, Jim Gomez, who has covered regional politics for more than two decades, discusses Philippine President... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
US to work on return of Balangiga bellsMonday again lashed out at the United States in front of 1,500 dignitaries, dip
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 hours ago
Monday again lashed out at the United States in front of 1,500 dignitaries, diplomats and guests including US ambassador to Manila Sung Kim. “Give us back those Balangiga bells. They are ours,” Duterte said. “They belong to the Philippines. They... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PH urged to resist outside forces in seaforces” in the disputes in the South China Sea. Without naming any country, Wa
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 hours ago
forces” in the disputes in the South China Sea. Without naming any country, Wang, who is on an official visit to Manila, said some forces were out to destabilize the situation in the area where he said tensions had deescalated in recent... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Creation of risk reduction body long overdue—Solidumand Management, which has been long overdue, will significantly reduce the esti
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 hours ago
and Management, which has been long overdue, will significantly reduce the estimated 48,000 loss of lives in Metro Manila and nearby provinces in case a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits Manila, according to Philippine Institute of Volcanology... Read more
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The Manila Times
Real Estate Expo Manila 2017 set for August 11-13Real Estate Expo Manila (REEM), one of the premiere events for the industry, wi
The Manila Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Real Estate Expo Manila (REEM), one of the premiere events for the industry, will be staged on August 11-13 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City. REEM 2017 is dedicated to brokers, practitioners, investors, realtors, developers and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tax reform to slow residential marketslast year, up by 29 percent or about 10,700 condominiums were already taken dur
The Manila Times / Posted 7 hours ago
last year, up by 29 percent or about 10,700 condominiums were already taken during the first quarter of 2017 in Metro Manila, and about 40 percent of the take-up accounts for low-cost and socialized housing groups, which can potentially... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Differing legislative agendabe ironed out in today’s meeting at Malacanang of the mini-Legislative-Executiv
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
be ironed out in today’s meeting at Malacanang of the mini-Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC). Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos is our featured guest in today’s Kapihan sa Manila Bay at Café Adriatico in Remedios Circle, Mal... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Internal controlsaccess to all critical systems. IT/Ops systems are regularly tested for fraud a
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
access to all critical systems. IT/Ops systems are regularly tested for fraud and breach. That’s not available there in Manila and probably won’t be intentionally.” NBI spokesman Ferdinand Lavin summed up my feelings rather well: “The biggest... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Reissued 20-year T-bonds undersubscribed, rates upMANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) rejected yesterday all b
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) rejected yesterday all bids for the reissued 20-year Treasury-bonds as the market required high rates for the securities ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s meeting this week. During yesterday’s... Read more
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Pilipino Star
P140 B for military upgrade in 2018 budgetMANILA, Philippines - The Duterte administration will earmark P140 billion to e
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Duterte administration will earmark P140 billion to enhance the capabilities of the military next year as it grapples with the threats posed by Islamic extremists and communist rebels. President Duterte said the government... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte suspends military operations in MarawiMANILA, Philippines - President Duterte has suspended the military offensive in
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte has suspended the military offensive in Marawi, citing concerns over the safety of some 300 civilians being held by Islamic militants still holed up in some parts of the besieged city. His instructions came on... Read more
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Pilipino Star
BSP seeks banks’ compliance to managing operational risksMANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reminded yesterday
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reminded yesterday banks and financial institutions on managing operational risks through stricter internal controls as well as rotation of employees. BSP Deputy Governor Chuchi Fonacier... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Streakin’ Road Warriors, Fuel Masters eye No. 3MANILA, Philippines - NLEX and Phoenix hope to sustain their fine start as they
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - NLEX and Phoenix hope to sustain their fine start as they seek win No. 3 against Rain or Shine and GlobalPort, respectively, in the PBA Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum tonight. After surprising the Alaska Aces,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Stocks stay in green post SONAMANILA, Philippines - The stock market managed to stay in positive territory ye
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - The stock market managed to stay in positive territory yesterday a day after President Duterte delivered his second State of the Nation Address (SONA). The PSEi ended at 7,971.72, up 9.08 points, or 0.11 percent, while the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOF sees swift Senate OK of tax planMANILA, Philippines - The Department of Finance (DOF) remains optimistic the ta
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Finance (DOF) remains optimistic the tax reform bill will swiftly get the approval of the Senate following President Duterte’s appeal for the urgent passage of the measure during his second State of the Nation... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Asean firms win bid to supply rice to PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines - Six companies from Southeast Asia will likely supply the
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - Six companies from Southeast Asia will likely supply the 250,000 metric tons (MT) of rice as part of the planned government to private sector (G2P) importation scheme to boost the country’s dwindling buffer stock. During the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Theus upbeat on ParasMANILA, Philippines - California State University at Northridge head coach Regg
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - California State University at Northridge head coach Reggie Theus said the other day he’s looking forward to 6-6 Kobe Paras playing three years with the Matadors varsity and expressed confidence that the former La Salle... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Flying V flies high on Jeron’s heroics1 p.m. – Marinerong Pilipino vs AMA Online Education MANILA, Philippines - Jer
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
1 p.m. – Marinerong Pilipino vs AMA Online Education MANILA, Philippines - Jeron Teng dished out another triple double as unbeaten Flying V dismantled ousted Zark’s Burgers, 97-59, to move a win from sweeping the PBA D-League Foundation Cup elims at... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pirates repulse Chiefs, snare 4th straight win(San Sebastian Gym, Legarda) 2 p.m. – San Sebastian vs Jose Rizal (jrs) 4 p.m
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
(San Sebastian Gym, Legarda) 2 p.m. – San Sebastian vs Jose Rizal (jrs) 4 p.m. – San Sebastian vs Jose Rizal (srs) MANILA, Philippines - Lyceum of the Philippines University crushed Arellano U with a fourth quarter blitz, romping off with a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Slain Marawi soldiers’ families get P1.25 M eachMANILA, Philippines - Entrepreneurs group Go Negosyo Kapatid and other organiza
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - Entrepreneurs group Go Negosyo Kapatid and other organizations yesterday turned over financial assistance to the families of 101 soldiers slain in the Marawi conflict as a show of gratitude for the heroes’ sacrifices. Each... Read more
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Pilipino Star
5 tardy House members shut out of session hallMANILA, Philippines - Like schoolchildren, five members of the House of Represe
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - Like schoolchildren, five members of the House of Representatives were shut out of the session hall yesterday as the chamber started calling the roll after opening its session at 4 p.m. Locked out of the plenary hall were... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US to resolve Balangiga bells issue with PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines - The United States vowed yesterday to resolve the issue of
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - The United States vowed yesterday to resolve the issue of the Balangiga bells after President Duterte, in his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, demanded that the US government return them. “We are aware that... Read more
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