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Coconuts Manila
PNP spending PHP100,000 a day to feed 1,980 detaineesCriminals are literally eating the budget of the Philippine National Police (PN
PNP spending PHP100,000 a day to feed 1,980 detainees
Coconuts Manila / Posted an hour ago
Criminals are literally eating the budget of the Philippine National Police (PNP). "Chief Supt. Dennis Siervo, head of the PNP Human Rights Affairs Office, has revealed that the obligation to feed 1,980 detainees nationwide — who are awaiting... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
SWS: Unemployment rate falls to 21.4%, lowest in 11 years FILE – Career opportunities come a-knockin’ – Hopeful applicants of different
SWS: Unemployment rate falls to 21.4%, lowest in 11 years
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
FILE – Career opportunities come a-knockin’ – Hopeful applicants of different ages and persuasions pore over the pages of Manila Bulletin’s Classified and Career Pages during the opening of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace confirms Del Rosario’s resignation EFFECTIVE March of this year, Albert del Rosario will no longer be the foreig
Palace confirms Del Rosario’s resignation
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
EFFECTIVE March of this year, Albert del Rosario will no longer be the foreign affairs chief, a Malacanang official has confirmed on Monday (February 8, 2016). “Until the end of February,” the Palace source... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DFA’s Del Rosario quitting post, citing health reasons — sourcesDFA’s Del Rosario quitting post, citing health reasons — sources Department of
DFA’s Del Rosario quitting post, citing health reasons — sources
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
DFA’s Del Rosario quitting post, citing health reasons — sources Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario is reportedly leaving his Cabinet post soon, citing health reasons. Manila Bulletin sources at the DFA said senior officers... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The Tsinoys among usThe Year of the Fire Monkey starts today. Happy New Year to the Monkeys among
The Tsinoys among us
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
The Year of the Fire Monkey starts today. Happy New Year to the Monkeys among us. Gentle reminder: No monkey business, please. That’s a joke. Let’s welcome the Year of the Monkey on that note, bright and breezy, light and easy. The monkey can be... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
The Ocular AgendaVirtual reality, the wonder that has been around since 1950s, is making a stron
The Ocular Agenda
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Virtual reality, the wonder that has been around since 1950s, is making a stronger presence in these days of the wearables. Morton Heilig invented the Sensorama Machine in 1957 and patented in 1962, a simulator that provides illusion of reality using... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US forced Marcos to call snap polls Today is the 30th anniversary of what many historians consider the most impor
US forced Marcos to call snap polls
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Today is the 30th anniversary of what many historians consider the most important election in Philippine history, the 1986 Snap Election, which led to the ouster of strongman President Ferdinand Marcos and the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Academe’s role salient in sustainable disaster preparation efforts Programs and/or courses focusing on disaster preparedness, not just inclusion
Academe’s role salient in sustainable disaster preparation efforts
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Programs and/or courses focusing on disaster preparedness, not just inclusions of the topic in the curriculum, will spell the difference to be able to have a sustainable preparation... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Poe at MBSenator Grace Poe Llamanzares calls on Manila Bulletin (MB) Chairman Basilio C.
Poe at MB
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Senator Grace Poe Llamanzares calls on Manila Bulletin (MB) Chairman Basilio C. Yap and discusses various issues in the country today, particularly the national elections in May in which she is an independent presidential candidate, at the MB main... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Twinkling with Ninfa LeonardiaWould you believe? A Manila Bulletin report said yesterday that Negros Occident
Twinkling with Ninfa Leonardia
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
Would you believe? A Manila Bulletin report said yesterday that Negros Occidental is second only to Boracay in the number of tourist arrivals in 2015. That includes both foreign tourists as well as domestic ones. And perhaps we can include also those... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
MILF allays tension fearsIqbal assures UN of continuous peace engagement sans BBL Amid fears of war in
MILF allays tension fears
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Iqbal assures UN of continuous peace engagement sans BBL Amid fears of war in Mindanao after Congress failed to pass the proposed Bangsamoro law, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) yesterday assured the United Nations (UN) of its continuing... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
MILF assures UN of peace engagement Amid fears of war after Congress’ “killing” of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic
MILF assures UN of peace engagement
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Amid fears of war after Congress’ “killing” of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) assured the United Nations (UN) of its continuous peace engagement. FILE Photo —... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
I don’t believe I am FM’s daughter – Poe For the first time, Senator Grace Poe flatly said last Wednesday that she doe
I don’t believe I am FM’s daughter – Poe
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
For the first time, Senator Grace Poe flatly said last Wednesday that she does not believe she could be the daughter of the late strongman, Ferdinand E. Marcos. “I don’t really think there’s a reason for me... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘Ka Blas’ bust unveiled in Bulacan to continue to inspire the nation Malolos City, Bulacan — Memories of Ka Blas Ople’s invaluable contributions t
‘Ka Blas’ bust unveiled in Bulacan to continue to inspire the nation
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Malolos City, Bulacan — Memories of Ka Blas Ople’s invaluable contributions to the province and to the nation flooded the Gat. Blas F. Ople Building, Capitol Compound, last... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Manila Bulletin AnniversaryPresident Aquino joins the Manila Bulletin family as it celebrates the newspape
Manila Bulletin Anniversary
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
President Aquino joins the Manila Bulletin family as it celebrates the newspaper’s 116th anniversary Wednesday at the Manila Hotel. In photo, from left, are Manila Bulletin President and Publisher Atty. Hermogenes P. Pobre, Executive Vice President... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Poe to maintain PH’s stand in West PH Sea if elected as president If elected president, Senator Grace Poe said she would strengthen the country
Poe to maintain PH’s stand in West PH Sea if elected as president
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
If elected president, Senator Grace Poe said she would strengthen the country’s bilateral ties with China while maintaining the Philippine’s stand in its arbitration case at the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
I am no drama queen – PoeSen. Grace Poe at the Manila Bulletin newsroom (Photo courtesy of MB Social Med
I am no drama queen – Poe
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Sen. Grace Poe at the Manila Bulletin newsroom (Photo courtesy of MB Social Media Team) Though her life is like the movies, presidential aspirant Senator Grace Poe-Llamanzares said she is no drama queen as what her rivals in the upcoming May 2016... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH Robotics Team takes home 62 medals 'Country is ready for robotic innovation' Colegio de San Juan de Letran-Cala
PH Robotics Team takes home 62 medals
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
'Country is ready for robotic innovation' Colegio de San Juan de Letran-Calamba students, together with their parents, with Wyeth Nutrition Communications Associate Michelle Pador and Wyeth Head innovator Juan... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Grace Poe arrives at Manila Bulletin for ‘MB Hot Seat’ Sen. Grace Poe at the Manila Bulletin newsroom (Photo courtesy of MB Social M
Grace Poe arrives at Manila Bulletin for ‘MB Hot Seat’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Sen. Grace Poe at the Manila Bulletin newsroom (Photo courtesy of MB Social Media Team) Presidential candidate Senator Grace Poe, arrived at the Manila Bulletin Integrated Newsroom on Wednesday... Read more
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Minda News
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: I am for peace but not for appeasement at the expense of the Republic(Privilege Speech delivered by Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat on 2 February
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: I am for peace but not for appeasement at the expense of the Republic
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
(Privilege Speech delivered by Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat on 2 February 2016 at the House of Representatives in Quezon City). To me and to many, the ARMM is not a failed experiment. It was not a failure of the law either. It has been said... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DOST, BatStateU to unveil P1.4-M amphibious vehicle for disaster response Aptly named TOAD for Tactical Operative Amphibious Drive, this vehicle for di
DOST, BatStateU to unveil P1.4-M amphibious vehicle for disaster response
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Aptly named TOAD for Tactical Operative Amphibious Drive, this vehicle for disaster response will ply in land and sail on water starting Thursday. The Department of Science... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Responsible journalism for a robust democracy My warmest greetings to The Manila Bulletin on your 116th anniversary. Your
Responsible journalism for a robust democracy
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
My warmest greetings to The Manila Bulletin on your 116th anniversary. Your reports have allowed a plurality of voices in our country to be heard, empowering the public to make informed decisions on the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Let’s all do our share of civic responsibility We join the nation in extending our wholehearted congratulations to the Manil
Let’s all do our share of civic responsibility
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
We join the nation in extending our wholehearted congratulations to the Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation. For 116 years now, the Manila Bulletin had been reporting and recalling how Filipinos have... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Commitment to truth, accuracy, and fairness My warmest felicitations to the men and women of the Manila Bulletin organiza
Commitment to truth, accuracy, and fairness
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
My warmest felicitations to the men and women of the Manila Bulletin organization on the occasion of its 116th anniversary as one of the stalwarts of Philippine journalism. For over a century, the Manila... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
An exemplar of objective journalism It is only after the long passage of time that ordinary business enterprises
An exemplar of objective journalism
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
It is only after the long passage of time that ordinary business enterprises ascend to the stature of being called “institutions.” I have no doubt that The Manila Bulletin has already earned that accolade many... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
UP student bags Philippine Sudoku grandmaster title A 15-year-old Grade 10 student of the University of the Philippines (UP) Rura
UP student bags Philippine Sudoku grandmaster title
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
A 15-year-old Grade 10 student of the University of the Philippines (UP) Rural High School emerged as the country’s new Sudoku grandmaster in the national finals of the 10th Philippine Sudoku Super... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
TIEZA probes ‘liquid eraser’ incident in NAIA The Department of Tourism’s travel tax agency said it is investigating allega
TIEZA probes ‘liquid eraser’ incident in NAIA
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
The Department of Tourism’s travel tax agency said it is investigating allegations made by a Filipina against its airport personnel and has referred the incident to the National Bureau of Investigation... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Taiping Island is an island, not a rockData Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan), and the R
Taiping Island is an island, not a rock
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Data Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan), and the ROC possesses full rights associated with an exclusive economic zone and continental shelf in accordance with UNCLOSIn recent years,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
14th New Bilibid Prison raid yields same types of contraband The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) conducted its 14th raid yesterday, swooping
14th New Bilibid Prison raid yields same types of contraband
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) conducted its 14th raid yesterday, swooping down anew on the maximum security compound of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City, where they... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Akihito gets red-carpet welcome in Malacañang President Aquino laid out a red-carpet welcome to Japan’s emperor and empress
Akihito gets red-carpet welcome in Malacañang
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
President Aquino laid out a red-carpet welcome to Japan’s emperor and empress Wednesday, including full State Honors, in a sign of the blossoming ties of the Asian nations territorially at odds with... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
IEC delegates asked to focus on repentance Cebu City – Two taxi drivers here who had fallen prey to criminals expressed
IEC delegates asked to focus on repentance
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
Cebu City – Two taxi drivers here who had fallen prey to criminals expressed hopes that the Church focus on the issue of repentance as Catholic cardinals, bishops, priests and church leaders converged at... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Know Your Self(ies)Whether it is a close-up, duckface or grin, taking a selfie is a regular fare i
Know Your Self(ies)
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
Whether it is a close-up, duckface or grin, taking a selfie is a regular fare in social networking services like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. A day without selfies is like a day wasted, to most of us millennials. A selfie is a self-portrait that... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
OFW walks out of Kuwait jail a free man after nearly 20 years After suffering for nearly 20 years behind bars, Joseph Yusuf Urbiztondo, 45,
OFW walks out of Kuwait jail a free man after nearly 20 years
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
After suffering for nearly 20 years behind bars, Joseph Yusuf Urbiztondo, 45, walked out a free man on Sunday, Jan. 24, evening from the Sulaibiya Central Prison in Kuwait City,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
New ‘liquid eraser’ scam in NAIA bared A Filipina, who is a permanent resident of Japan, ranted online how she was v
New ‘liquid eraser’ scam in NAIA bared
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
A Filipina, who is a permanent resident of Japan, ranted online how she was victimized by an allegedly new scam at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). On Facebook, Angie Nogot claimed on January 24,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘DNA test’ on Bongbong shows he’s related to Poe A DNA test purportedly conducted on Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. indi
‘DNA test’ on Bongbong shows he’s related to Poe
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
A DNA test purportedly conducted on Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. indicated he is related to presidential aspirant Sen. Grace Poe. A copy of the test result was sent to Senate reporters on the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Artists in the fleshAn opportunity to meet, greet, shake the hands of, and converse with your favor
Artists in the flesh
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
An opportunity to meet, greet, shake the hands of, and converse with your favorite legendary artist Imagine walking into a mall where instead of car exhibits and sales, you see one big panel among many with a portrait of your favorite artist in it... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Expect surprises from Pope Francis during IEC CEBU CITY – Participants of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC)
Expect surprises from Pope Francis during IEC
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
CEBU CITY – Participants of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) in Cebu City should expect surprises from Pope Francis during the week-long event as the Pope could make statements through... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Organization of Islamic Cooperation to host PH, MNLF tripartite talks Discussions on the tripartite review process (TRP) of the 1996 Final Peace Ag
Organization of Islamic Cooperation to host PH, MNLF tripartite talks
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
Discussions on the tripartite review process (TRP) of the 1996 Final Peace Agreement (FPA) will resume on Monday (January 25, 2016) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, hosted by the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Slamming the investment scamMerely learning that her immediate superior and several other higher-ups in her
Slamming the investment scam
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
Merely learning that her immediate superior and several other higher-ups in her office had invested their money in what seems to be a legitimate company was enough for a government employee, who declined to be identified, to follow suit and invest... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Cadiao willing to step down as Antique governor …once High Court implements its decision to reinstate Javier Iloilo City— Rh
Cadiao willing to step down as Antique governor
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
…once High Court implements its decision to reinstate Javier Iloilo City— Rhodora Cadiao vowed she will step down as Antique governor once the Supreme Court decision that reversed the Commission on... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
A special evening with the Japanese Ambassador January 23, 2016 (updated) Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotent
A special evening with the Japanese Ambassador
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
January 23, 2016 (updated) Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Kazuhide Ishikawa (seated right) plays host to Manila Bulletin (MB) executives and editors led by MB Chairman Basilio C.... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Japan to hire more Filipino nurses, seafarers, caregivers, housekeepers Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Manila Kazuhide Ishi
Japan to hire more Filipino nurses, seafarers, caregivers, housekeepers
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Manila Kazuhide Ishikawa disclosed yesterday that the Japanese government is seeking to employ more Filipino workers,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Robredo to use legal experience in nation-building if voted VP Camarines Sur 3rd District Representative and Liberal Party’s (LP) vice presi
Robredo to use legal experience in nation-building if voted VP
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
Camarines Sur 3rd District Representative and Liberal Party’s (LP) vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo said she will use her experience as a lawyer in the “grassroots” level to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Robredo to use legal experience in nation-building if voted VP Camarines Sur 3rd District Representative and Liberal Party’s (LP) vice presi
Robredo to use legal experience in nation-building if voted VP
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
Camarines Sur 3rd District Representative and Liberal Party’s (LP) vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo said she will use her experience as a lawyer in the “grassroots” level to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Analyst talks effective approach vs ADIZ Merging full forced and strategic negotiation with increased Freedom of Navig
Analyst talks effective approach vs ADIZ
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
Merging full forced and strategic negotiation with increased Freedom of Navigation Operations (FONOPS) by allies is an effective way to counter the possibility that China might declare an air defense... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
LTO warns against unauthorized ‘wang-wang’, LED lights, other modifications The Land Transportation Office (LTO) released a memorandum reiterating that u
LTO warns against unauthorized ‘wang-wang’, LED lights, other modifications
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) released a memorandum reiterating that unauthorized “wang-wang”, light-emitting diode (LED), and other modifications on vehicles are... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Miss Universe Organization partners with Smile Train Pia Wurtzbach set to visit local Smile Train partners in PH Miss Philippines
Miss Universe Organization partners with Smile Train
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
Pia Wurtzbach set to visit local Smile Train partners in PH Miss Philippines and now-reigning Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach has recently shared the good news that Miss Universe Organization... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Running scaredThere would be at least six pairs of presidential and vice presidential aspiran
Running scared
Pilipino Star / Posted 21 days ago
There would be at least six pairs of presidential and vice presidential aspirants in the May 2016 elections. That is, if we go by the initial invites issued by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for their sanctioned debates among these... Read more
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Pilipino Star
From Sinulog Festival to 51st IECWith the celebration of the Sinulog Weekend, the Fiesta of Cebu or the Feast of
From Sinulog Festival to 51st IEC
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 days ago
With the celebration of the Sinulog Weekend, the Fiesta of Cebu or the Feast of the Señor Sto. Niño over and done with, it marks the end of the Christmas season for Cebu. At the height of the Christmas season, traffic in Cebu was always congested... Read more
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The Manila Times
Debates will frame 2016January 18, 2016 9:41 pm OPERATIVES for 2016 have been saying that plans are i
Debates will frame 2016
The Manila Times / Posted 22 days ago
January 18, 2016 9:41 pm OPERATIVES for 2016 have been saying that plans are in place to control the outcome of 2016. Instead of buying votes that it is more beneficial to secure new electronic voting machines. That scenario... Read more
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