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Perth Now
15 craziest events in Olympic historycourse, underwater swimming (which measured how far and how long you could stay
15 craziest events in Olympic history
Perth Now / Posted 40 minutes ago
course, underwater swimming (which measured how far and how long you could stay under water), plunging for distance and Marco Polo. Okay, I’m kidding about Marco Polo but all the others were legit. Thank goodness they stopped them because that... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
15 craziest events in Olympic historycourse, underwater swimming (which measured how far and how long you could stay
15 craziest events in Olympic history
Daily Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
course, underwater swimming (which measured how far and how long you could stay under water), plunging for distance and Marco Polo. Okay, I’m kidding about Marco Polo but all the others were legit. Thank goodness they stopped them because that... Read more
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Adelaide Now
15 craziest events in Olympic historycourse, underwater swimming (which measured how far and how long you could stay
15 craziest events in Olympic history
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 hours ago
course, underwater swimming (which measured how far and how long you could stay under water), plunging for distance and Marco Polo. Okay, I’m kidding about Marco Polo but all the others were legit. Thank goodness they stopped them because that... Read more
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Herald Sun
15 craziest events in Olympic historycourse, underwater swimming (which measured how far and how long you could stay
15 craziest events in Olympic history
Herald Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
course, underwater swimming (which measured how far and how long you could stay under water), plunging for distance and Marco Polo. Okay, I’m kidding about Marco Polo but all the others were legit. Thank goodness they stopped them because that... Read more
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The Courier Mail
15 craziest events in Olympic historycourse, underwater swimming (which measured how far and how long you could stay
15 craziest events in Olympic history
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
course, underwater swimming (which measured how far and how long you could stay under water), plunging for distance and Marco Polo. Okay, I’m kidding about Marco Polo but all the others were legit. Thank goodness they stopped them because that... Read more
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Variety
Fullscreen’s Rooster Teeth Hires Trio of Content Execs for Subscription VOD Pushand Joachim Rønning, overseeing multiple film and TV projects. He also worked a
Fullscreen’s Rooster Teeth Hires Trio of Content Execs for Subscription VOD Push
Variety / Posted 14 hours ago
and Joachim Rønning, overseeing multiple film and TV projects. He also worked alongside the directing team on Netflix’s “Marco Polo” and Disney’s upcoming “Pirates of the Caribbean 5.” Prior to Roenberg, Hall spent several years in physical... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
FVR wants Security Council meeting before China missionof Chinese officials for talks on the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). I
FVR wants Security Council meeting before China mission
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
of Chinese officials for talks on the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). In an interview Saturday night at the Marco Polo Davao, Ramos said that the group should include President Duterte himself, with members who Duterte himself... Read more
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Pilipino Star
SONA to ‘awaken the patriot’ in Pinoysadded. Using a teleprompter, Duterte practiced the delivery of the speech on S
SONA to ‘awaken the patriot’ in Pinoys
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
added. Using a teleprompter, Duterte practiced the delivery of the speech on Saturday night on the 18th floor of the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao. Andanar did not elaborate on why the speech, which underwent review last Saturday, moved him to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
FVR wants national security council convened before he goes to ChinaCouncil before he meets Chinese officials regarding talks on the West Philippin
FVR wants national security council convened before he goes to China
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Council before he meets Chinese officials regarding talks on the West Philippine Sea. In an interview Saturday night at Marco Polo Davao, Ramos said: “There should be a national security council [convened] first, so that the Philippine position... Read more
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dna
Get ready to see bending realities in the new 'Doctor Strange' trailer!and will be giving me nightmares.) Strange has allies in Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Y
Get ready to see bending realities in the new 'Doctor Strange' trailer!
dna / Posted yesterday
and will be giving me nightmares.) Strange has allies in Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave) and Benedict Wong (Netflix's Marco Polo). If you thought Christopher Nolan's Inception was good with distorting reality and bending buildings, wait until... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FULL TEXT: Executive order on freedom of informationof information in the executive branch. According to Communications Secretary
FULL TEXT: Executive order on freedom of information
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
of information in the executive branch. According to Communications Secretary Martin Andanar, Duterte signed the EO at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City Saturday evening. AJH/JE/rga Read the full text of the EO here: Disclaimer: Comments do not... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FVR answers call, is going to ChinaDuterte’s offer to be the Philippines’ special envoy to China. Speaking to rep
FVR answers call, is going to China
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Duterte’s offer to be the Philippines’ special envoy to China. Speaking to reporters after meeting with Mr. Duterte at the Marco Polo Hotel here, the 88-year-old Ramos said his doctors had given him the green light to take the job. “I have been... Read more
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Rappler
Ramos accepts Duterte offer to be envoy for China talksdo this),” as he confirmed to reporters his acceptance of the assignment, follo
Ramos accepts Duterte offer to be envoy for China talks
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
do this),” as he confirmed to reporters his acceptance of the assignment, following a two-hour meeting with Duterte at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City. The 88-year-old former president said he had 3 ailments. He said he has only one kidney, had... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Ramos accepts Duterte offerthat Duterte convene the rarely called National Security Council. Ramos accept
Ramos accepts Duterte offer
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
that Duterte convene the rarely called National Security Council. Ramos accepted the offer in a private meeting at the Marco Polo Hotel here even as Cambodia blocked efforts to reach a consensus on the matter during a meeting of the foreign... Read more
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Pilipino Star
FVR accepts special envoy to China postSea. Ramos arrived here in the morning and had lunch with Presidential Assista
FVR accepts special envoy to China post
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Sea. Ramos arrived here in the morning and had lunch with Presidential Assistant on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza at the Marco Polo Hotel. Ramos only got to meet with Duterte at around 5 p.m. and held a closed-door meeting on the 18th floor of... Read more
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Minda News
FVR accepts Duterte’s offer to serve as special envoy to ChinaRodrigo Duterte to be the special envoy to China. “Kaya ko (I can do this!),”
FVR accepts Duterte’s offer to serve as special envoy to China
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
Rodrigo Duterte to be the special envoy to China. “Kaya ko (I can do this!),” the 89-year old Ramos, told reporters at the Marco Polo Hotel Davao on Saturday evening, on his acceptance of the mission to talk with China following the July 12 ruling... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
FVR accepts special envoy duty to Chinaenvoy to China. Ramos informed Duterte that he is ready to take on the task dur
FVR accepts special envoy duty to China
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
envoy to China. Ramos informed Duterte that he is ready to take on the task during a meeting with the President at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City Saturday night. Presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza confirmed this. “Former President... Read more
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The Manila Times
FVR accepts offer to head China talksBeijing’s claim on the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). Ramos accepted t
FVR accepts offer to head China talks
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
Beijing’s claim on the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). Ramos accepted the offer when he met with Duterte at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City Saturday night. The meeting took place a few days after Duterte named Ramos as the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ramos accepts Duterte offer to become special envoy to Chinaoffer for him to become the special envoy to China. Speaking to reporters here
Ramos accepts Duterte offer to become special envoy to China
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
offer for him to become the special envoy to China. Speaking to reporters here after his meeting with Duterte at the Marco Polo Hotel here, Ramos said he was now physically fit to take the job. “I have been cleared by my doctors at the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte meets with Ramos after envoy post offerDAVAO CITY—President Rodrigo Duterte and former President Fidel Ramos are now m
Duterte meets with Ramos after envoy post offer
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
DAVAO CITY—President Rodrigo Duterte and former President Fidel Ramos are now meeting at the Marco Polo Hotel here, confirms executive assistant Secretary Christopher Go. The meeting takes place days after Duterte named Ramos special envoy to... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Rick Steves’ Europe: Drink in a city through cafe culturea historic or artistic theme, such as the “Room of the Illustrious Men,” which
Rick Steves’ Europe: Drink in a city through cafe culture
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
a historic or artistic theme, such as the “Room of the Illustrious Men,” which features portraits of great Venetians from Marco Polo to Titian. You’ll find more cozy comfort in Amsterdam’s bruin (brown) cafes. These after-hours hangouts get their... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
38 new things coming to Toowoomba soonToowoomba's most long-standing sites demolished. Brutnell Developments announc
38 new things coming to Toowoomba soon
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Toowoomba's most long-standing sites demolished. Brutnell Developments announced in 2013 it would turn the long-abandoned Marco Polo Chinese Restaurant site at the intersection of Ruthven and Alderley Sts into a fast food precinct. Construction... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Pan Pacific to Make Brand Debut in China’s Capital with Opening of Pan Pacific Beijing in 2017Art Series, AVANI, Corinthia, Doyle Collection, First, GLO, Individual Collecti
Pan Pacific to Make Brand Debut in China’s Capital with Opening of Pan Pacific Beijing in 2017
Hospitality Net / Posted 4 days ago
Art Series, AVANI, Corinthia, Doyle Collection, First, GLO, Individual Collection, Kempinski, Leela, Lungarno Collection, Marco Polo, Meritage Collection, Meydan, Mokara, Omni, Pan Pacific, PARKROYAL, Per AQUUM, QT, Rydges, Rixos, Shaza, Tangram,... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Harvey Weinstein Explains Recent Movie Release Shifts, TV Growth and Oscar Prospects (Q&A)for Cinemax. So [Bob] taken his [Dimension label's] film library and done that.
Harvey Weinstein Explains Recent Movie Release Shifts, TV Growth and Oscar Prospects (Q&A)
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
for Cinemax. So [Bob] taken his [Dimension label's] film library and done that. I’ve done it a little bit differently with Marco Polo [for Neflix]. Co-producing Peaky Blinders and Gomorrah. Seal Team Six, the movie, now Seal Team Six, the show.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Polly Gillespie: What I'd sacrifice to avoid a student loanhas the worst hair-do on earth but is merciless and mad. North Korea has more g
Polly Gillespie: What I'd sacrifice to avoid a student loan
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
has the worst hair-do on earth but is merciless and mad. North Korea has more gruesome executions that two full seasons of Marco Polo on Netflix. I'm not risking it. I'll keep the damned "loan stone" hanging around my neck. Student loans were... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Camp Kearney gets kids off the couch — and off the streetsbut halfway through her first day on Monday, she already agreed it was fun. Th
Camp Kearney gets kids off the couch — and off the streets
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
but halfway through her first day on Monday, she already agreed it was fun. The ten-year-old waded through a pool playing Marco Polo with a dozen other girls she called her new friends. “At first I didn’t really like it. I thought I was going to... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Camp Kearney gets kids off the couch — and off the streetsbut halfway through her first day on Monday, she already agreed it was fun.The
Camp Kearney gets kids off the couch — and off the streets
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
but halfway through her first day on Monday, she already agreed it was fun.The ten-year-old waded through a pool playing Marco Polo with a dozen other girls she called her new friends.“At first I didn’t really like it. I thought I was going to be... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Camp Kearney gets kids off the couch, and off the streetsbut halfway through her first day on Monday, she already agreed it was fun. Th
Camp Kearney gets kids off the couch, and off the streets
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
but halfway through her first day on Monday, she already agreed it was fun. The ten-year-old waded through a pool playing Marco Polo with a dozen other girls she called her new friends. “At first I didn’t really like it. I thought I was going to... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Weinstein Co.'s Movie Shifts Raise Questions Over Money Woesthat ITV once was willing to plunk down for TWC's prolific TV division, which i
Weinstein Co.'s Movie Shifts Raise Questions Over Money Woes
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
that ITV once was willing to plunk down for TWC's prolific TV division, which is behind Project Runway on Lifetime and Marco Polo on Netflix, among others. And the rest of 2016 looks sluggish, with only the boxing drama Hands of Stone and the... Read more
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Variety
Singapore Relaxes Censorship for OTT PlatformsOTT providers had lobbied for such a change and had complained that Netflix, wh
Singapore Relaxes Censorship for OTT Platforms
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
OTT providers had lobbied for such a change and had complained that Netflix, which launched in January in Singapore, was able to screen uncut R21-rated shows including “Orange Is The New Black,” and “Marco Polo” with a PIN cod... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
For artists in New Elements exhibit 'Reflections,' there's something in the waterbut they each reflect on the human experience. Sinclair begins with a photogra
For artists in New Elements exhibit 'Reflections,' there's something in the water
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
but they each reflect on the human experience. Sinclair begins with a photograph: a candid image of goggle-eyed children Marco-Polo-ing in the pool, or a staged shoot with models posing in clothes, as in the case of "Water Goddesses," a depiction... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
In defence of the gap year - just don't make it a 'gap yah'in India, and taught English to Tibetan refugees for a whole weekend. In short
In defence of the gap year - just don't make it a 'gap yah'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
in India, and taught English to Tibetan refugees for a whole weekend. In short, I fancied myself a twenty-first century Marco Polo. But within a week of arriving at university, my naïve self-pride was punctured. I met a girl who had also been... Read more
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CNET
TCL 4K Roku TV review: Higher resolution gets smarterfrom the Roku sets and 1080p provided by a Roku 3 player, and again it was extr
TCL 4K Roku TV review: Higher resolution gets smarter
CNET / Posted 7 days ago
from the Roku sets and 1080p provided by a Roku 3 player, and again it was extremely difficult to see any difference with Marco Polo on Netflix and Man in the High Castle on Amazon. The Roku TVs were also able to pass the full resolution of 4K... Read more
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NBC News
'Marco Polo' Actor Leonard Wu: TV Streaming Sites Are Good for Diversity"NCIS," "Bones," "Brothers & Sisters," and "Veronica Mars," Wu has joined the s
'Marco Polo' Actor Leonard Wu: TV Streaming Sites Are Good for Diversity
NBC News / Posted 7 days ago
"NCIS," "Bones," "Brothers & Sisters," and "Veronica Mars," Wu has joined the second season of the Netflix series "Marco Polo" as a season regular, playing the Mongolian warrior Orus. In an interview with Asia Blog, the actor discussed his... Read more
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Variety
4K HDR TV Boom Goes International With GloboNetflix (“Marco Polo”), Amazon (“Mozart in the Jungle”) and Vudu already offer
4K HDR TV Boom Goes International With Globo
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
Netflix (“Marco Polo”), Amazon (“Mozart in the Jungle”) and Vudu already offer content in 4K HDR. The standard is backed by Hollywood studios and YouTube. But Globo is the first of any mainstream broadcasters and the first non-U.S. company known to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China's Pottery Trade On the 'Belt and Road', World Civilisation (Part IVEuropeans imported Chinese porcelain fanatically, which revealed their admirati
China's Pottery Trade On the 'Belt and Road', World Civilisation (Part IV
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Europeans imported Chinese porcelain fanatically, which revealed their admiration and envy to China since they read Marco Polo. At that time, the entire upper class of Europe were proud of owning Chinese porcelain, meanwhile, because of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Narendra Modi, the Trendsettermagical, mystical world of the kamasutra, genies, sacred cows and loud, explosi
Narendra Modi, the Trendsetter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
magical, mystical world of the kamasutra, genies, sacred cows and loud, explosive colours and sound, a world journaled by Marco Polo, a man called Narendra Modi was born. Now, it is generally rare to find a political leader branded a fashion... Read more
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Sunday Observer
�Unique Lankan model, no tribunals�of the world. They have forgotten that, we have a tradition of welcoming forei
�Unique Lankan model, no tribunals�
Sunday Observer / Posted 9 days ago
of the world. They have forgotten that, we have a tradition of welcoming foreign visitors since the times of Ibn Battuta, Marco Polo, Robert Knox and George Bernard Shaw. Q: India has been concerned over China�s dominance in Sri Lanka as a... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Passion pitand Analytics professional Roger Chua on developing the left and the right brai
Passion pit
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
and Analytics professional Roger Chua on developing the left and the right brain: (He wrote the book, music, and lyrics of Marco Polo the Untold Love Story, which was staged in Paris last year and is going to open in London on Aug. 5.) I believe... Read more
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Daily Star
Brit hospitalised after falling two floors down from Ibiza hotel31-year-old man is said to have suffered serious multiple injuries in the tumbl
Brit hospitalised after falling two floors down from Ibiza hotel
Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
31-year-old man is said to have suffered serious multiple injuries in the tumble. It happened about 5pm today at the Marco Polo Hotel in the raucous resort in Ibiza. The holidaymaker is understood to be conscious and his condition is... Read more
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Sussex Express
The caves of Grotta provide perfect base to explore Tuscan delightswhen the restaurant was closed but just a five minute walk away from the seafro
The caves of Grotta provide perfect base to explore Tuscan delights
Sussex Express / Posted 11 days ago
when the restaurant was closed but just a five minute walk away from the seafront is the La Cassina restaurant on Via Marco Polo. The restaurant was recommended by an Italian couple we bumped into and it didn’t disappoint. There was a queue... Read more
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Daily Mail
Apple's reality TV show will be called 'Planet of the apps'Mr. Silverman brought the idea to Apple. Mr. Silverman, who is an executive pro
Apple's reality TV show will be called 'Planet of the apps'
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Mr. Silverman brought the idea to Apple. Mr. Silverman, who is an executive producer of the TV series 'Jane the Virgin,' 'Marco Polo' and 'Flaked,' worked with Mr. Cue nearly a decade ago when he was a top TV executive at NBC, which made the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
In the shadow of monster homes, my rustic cottage is a palace of memoriesthat snapped. It remained simple for many years as our sons were growing up. W
In the shadow of monster homes, my rustic cottage is a palace of memories
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
that snapped. It remained simple for many years as our sons were growing up. We built a pocketful of memories – Playing Marco Polo at the raft, Capture the Flag at dusk and everything else in between added up to a simple and happy cottage... Read more
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Sussex Express
The caves of Grotta provide perfect base to explore Tuscan delightswhen the restaurant was closed but just a five minute walk away from the seafro
The caves of Grotta provide perfect base to explore Tuscan delights
Sussex Express / Posted 12 days ago
when the restaurant was closed but just a five minute walk away from the seafront is the La Cassina restaurant on Via Marco Polo. The restaurant was recommended by an Italian couple we bumped into and it didn’t disappoint. There was a queue... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Dominguez to cut poverty ratein humanities, from Ateneo de Davao, in 1997. A childhood friend and former cl
Dominguez to cut poverty rate
Manila Standard Today / Posted 13 days ago
in humanities, from Ateneo de Davao, in 1997. A childhood friend and former classmate of Duterte, Dominguez owns the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City, and was chairman and president of Philippine Airlines from 1993 to 1995, and president of BPI... Read more
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iTWire
Netflix Australia new content selection July 2016as you’ll see below. First up is the Netflix Originals section: Here we see t
Netflix Australia new content selection July 2016
iTWire / Posted 15 days ago
as you’ll see below. First up is the Netflix Originals section: Here we see that Marcella, Jim Jefferies: Freedumb, Marco Polo: Season 2, Between: Season 2 and Deep all arrived on the 1 July 2016. Then, Stranger Things: Season one lands on... Read more
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Starmometer
Manny Pacquiao, Jessica Soho, Mike Enriquez, & Toni Gonzaga Named Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Personalitiesputs the spotlight on the companies we believe in at the RD Trusted Brands 2016
Manny Pacquiao, Jessica Soho, Mike Enriquez, & Toni Gonzaga Named Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Personalities
Starmometer / Posted 16 days ago
puts the spotlight on the companies we believe in at the RD Trusted Brands 2016 Awards ceremony held June 30, 2016 at the Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas, Pasig. The Trusted Brands Survey, identifies the brands and services Filipinos trust, above all... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
‘Marco Polo’ Season 2 Has No Villains, Only Opponents (Commentary)(Spoilers for Marco Polo season 2 below.) If “Marco Polo” has a protagonist at
‘Marco Polo’ Season 2 Has No Villains, Only Opponents (Commentary)
Houston Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
(Spoilers for Marco Polo season 2 below.) If “Marco Polo” has a protagonist at this point — and I’m not saying it does — then it’s probably Kublai Khan. (Don’t bother reminding me what the name of the show is. I’ll just tell you it’s called that... Read more
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The Age
Hands on review: LG UH950T Ultra HDTV with Dolby Vision HDRbright highlights and dark shadows. Dolby Vision takes HDR picture quality to
Hands on review: LG UH950T Ultra HDTV with Dolby Vision HDR
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
bright highlights and dark shadows. Dolby Vision takes HDR picture quality to the next level, but right now only Netflix's Marco Polo makes the most of it. Photo: Netflix Even on a 65-inch television you can struggle to see the difference in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Marco Polo’ Season 2 Has No Villains, Only Opponents(Spoilers for Marco Polo season 2 below.) If “Marco Polo” has a protagonist at
‘Marco Polo’ Season 2 Has No Villains, Only Opponents
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
(Spoilers for Marco Polo season 2 below.) If “Marco Polo” has a protagonist at this point — and I’m not saying it does — then it’s probably Kublai Khan. (Don’t bother reminding me what the name of the show is. I’ll just tell you it’s called that... Read more
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