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Top Gear Philippines
MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo: 'I hope to one day race with a Filipino rider'Initially set to circle the racetrack for just five laps, reigning MotoGP champ
MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo: 'I hope to one day race with a Filipino rider'
Top Gear Philippines / Posted yesterday
Initially set to circle the racetrack for just five laps, reigning MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo found himself attacking the Carmona Racing Circuit in Cavite for more than 10 laps before a huge crowd of Filipino motorbike racing fans during his... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte-CayetanoIt was on Jan. 8, 2015 that I met Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City to try to convi
Duterte-Cayetano
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
It was on Jan. 8, 2015 that I met Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City to try to convince him to give the presidency of the land a try. After a dinner of inihaw na manok Bisaya, tinowang imbao (clam soup) and a good dinuguan at un-airconditioned... Read more
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Raw Story
Hillary-backing mayor says Bernie’s ‘free Starbucks’ plan will turn US into communist CubaThe candidates and their supporters and surrogates are out making their final p
Hillary-backing mayor says Bernie’s ‘free Starbucks’ plan will turn US into communist Cuba
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
The candidates and their supporters and surrogates are out making their final pitches as Election Day rolls on in the “First in the Nation Primary” in New Hampshire today. One of the advocates for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is Miami... Read more
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Business Standard India
Tata Motors Dharwad unit lockout continues, talks fail with external unionTata Motors declined to entertain a plea by an external union Trade Union Centr
Tata Motors Dharwad unit lockout continues, talks fail with external union
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Tata Motors declined to entertain a plea by an external union Trade Union Centre of India (Karnataka Krantikari Kamagara Union) to take back dismissed workers who had disrupted work at the plant last month. A Karnataka labour department official said... Read more
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USA Today
Take me away! A video visit to VeniceIt’s been called “The Queen of the Adriatic,” “The Floating City,” and “Undoubt
Take me away! A video visit to Venice
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
It’s been called “The Queen of the Adriatic,” “The Floating City,” and “Undoubtedly the Most Beautiful City Ever Built by Man.” Welcome to Venice. Around 1000 B.C., the Veneti people settled in this region along the Adriatic Sea. On through the... Read more
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Salon.com
Beyoncé won Super Bowl 50: The halftime show started on Saturday and dominated the weekendAs far as marketing campaigns go, it was tremendous. The video dropped Saturday
Beyoncé won Super Bowl 50: The halftime show started on Saturday and dominated the weekend
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
As far as marketing campaigns go, it was tremendous. The video dropped Saturday, and by the time the Super Bowl came around, everyone already knew they were going to see a version of the already viral sensation. It was followed, immediately, with a... Read more
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The Irish Times
In a word . . . ChinaHello and happy New Year’s Day. I know, I know. That was last month, you say, w
In a word . . . China
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Hello and happy New Year’s Day. I know, I know. That was last month, you say, way over there at the other end of gone and already (wilfully) forgotten January. But today is the Chinese New Year’s Day. Also called Spring Festival, it has been... Read more
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examiner.com
TV spots reveal fun and exciting events on Celebrity Cruises worldwideCelebrity Cruises began a new series of TV spot ads in January to highlight its
TV spots reveal fun and exciting events on Celebrity Cruises worldwide
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
Celebrity Cruises began a new series of TV spot ads in January to highlight its campaign of “Modern Luxury Lives Here.” The first spot was entitled “Marco Polo’ and was so popular that three new spots have been unveiled to depict what might happen... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Indulge in Romantic Valentine’s OfferingsFebruary is always one of the most celebrated months, shrouded in a sea of red.
Indulge in Romantic Valentine’s Offerings
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
February is always one of the most celebrated months, shrouded in a sea of red. Today, people are enjoying the extra day for a long weekend to celebrate the Chinese New Year, so kung hei fat choi to everyone! And by next Sunday, love will fill the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Paul Routledge uncovers the dark, delicious mysteries of the Rhubarb TriangleYou could easily disappear in the wintry mist outdoors, or in the Stygian darkn
Paul Routledge uncovers the dark, delicious mysteries of the Rhubarb Triangle
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
You could easily disappear in the wintry mist outdoors, or in the Stygian darkness of the growing sheds. They have only one candle each, because too much light would spoil the delicate process of producing artificial life in the dark. It’s eerie.... Read more
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Canberra Times
Wrong turn over the first maps of Australia's coastsHistorian and author Peter Trickett in front of the National Library of Austral
Wrong turn over the first maps of Australia's coasts
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
Historian and author Peter Trickett in front of the National Library of Australia with a replica of the map from the 1547 Vallard Atlas depicting the East Coast of Australia drawn 223 years before Captain Cook. Photo: Jeffrey Chan For its current... Read more
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Sun Star
Salvador: What’s serving on February’s red-letter datesTWO festive celebrations coming up! The first is the calling for Dragon dancing
Salvador: What’s serving on February’s red-letter dates
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
TWO festive celebrations coming up! The first is the calling for Dragon dancing to welcome the Year of the Monkey while the other one is the candlelight dining to woo the lover. The longer the dragon dances, more luck pours in, and the more you... Read more
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Mashable
9 binge-worthy 4K TV shows to melt your brain this winterSay what you will about picturesque snowfall and joyous holiday celebrations, b
9 binge-worthy 4K TV shows to melt your brain this winter
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
Say what you will about picturesque snowfall and joyous holiday celebrations, but the real fact of the matter is: Winter is terrible. And everyone knows it. However, like any terrible thing, there are a few silver linings that make the frigid months... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
Football May Have Peaked and Headed Toward ExtinctionAs the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos get ready for the 50th Super Bowl G
Football May Have Peaked and Headed Toward Extinction
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
As the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos get ready for the 50th Super Bowl Game, some believe that football’s greatest days may be in the rear view mirror. For several years now, critics have been raising concerns that football as a sport is too... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Mosebenzi Zwane Opens Investing in African Mining Indaba, 8 FebGovernment is ready to welcome delegates to the annual Investing in African Min
Minister Mosebenzi Zwane Opens Investing in African Mining Indaba, 8 Feb
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Government is ready to welcome delegates to the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba to be held in Cape Town. The indaba will also showcase the country's prowess in the areas of mining and related fields. The Indaba, to be held from 8th to 11th... Read more
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Hospitality Net
New President for the new Marco Polo Hotels Marco Polo Hotels has announced the commencement of Dr. Jennifer Cronin as Pr
New President for the new Marco Polo Hotels
Hospitality Net / Posted 7 days ago
Marco Polo Hotels has announced the commencement of Dr. Jennifer Cronin as President for Marco Polo Hotels, succeeding Mr. Eric Waldburger who has retired. In his role as President, Mr. Waldburger led the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
easyJet to trial plane with fuel cells to help cut costsCarolyn McCall, CEO of easyJet, fourth from left, poses for a photograph with c
easyJet to trial plane with fuel cells to help cut costs
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
Carolyn McCall, CEO of easyJet, fourth from left, poses for a photograph with crew members as the low-cost carrier inaugurates its new base at Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) in Venice, Italy on Monday. (Bloomberg photo) VENICE, Italy: British... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Flight Check: Hong Kong to Hanoi on DragonairTracey Bond flies from Hong Kong to Hanoi, Vietnam, on Dragonair flight KA295.
Flight Check: Hong Kong to Hanoi on Dragonair
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Tracey Bond flies from Hong Kong to Hanoi, Vietnam, on Dragonair flight KA295. The Dragonair Airbus A321-231. Photo / Creative Commons On time: An hour behind schedule. My seat: 11K. We were randomly upgraded at the gate to Business Class: score.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Stay in a spectacular monastery in Venice for what you can affordThe curious instruction that bookings could only be made by fax should have bee
Stay in a spectacular monastery in Venice for what you can afford
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
The curious instruction that bookings could only be made by fax should have been our first clue. Our stay at the monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice would be one to remember, akin to sleeping in the quiet eye of a tourism hurricane. And when... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Revelry to welcome Year of the Fire MonkeyChinese New Year is one – if not the most – important celebration for Chinese p
Revelry to welcome Year of the Fire Monkey
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
Chinese New Year is one – if not the most – important celebration for Chinese people. For them, a good start will lead to a good year, hence the festivities and activities observed are geared to usher in a lucky and prosperous new year. Here in the... Read more
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Post Magazine
MPSE announces Golden Reel nomineesLOS ANGELES — The Motion Picture Sound Editors have announced the nominees for
MPSE announces Golden Reel nominees
Post Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
LOS ANGELES — The Motion Picture Sound Editors have announced the nominees for the 63rd MPSE Golden Reel Awards. The Golden Reel Awards recognize outstanding achievement in sound editing in 24 categories encompassing feature films, television,... Read more
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Animation World Network
Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2016 Golden Reel NominationsLOS ANGELES -- The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) announced the nominees f
Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2016 Golden Reel Nominations
Animation World Network / Posted 13 days ago
LOS ANGELES -- The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) announced the nominees for the 63rd MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented sound artists and their contributions to the past year’s most outstanding... Read more
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Horse and Hound
'A horseback adventure from Bulgaria to Berlin' — and other inspirational must-readsVagabond: A horseback adventure from Bulgaria to Berlin, by Jeremy James (pictu
'A horseback adventure from Bulgaria to Berlin' — and other inspirational must-reads
Horse and Hound / Posted 17 days ago
Vagabond: A horseback adventure from Bulgaria to Berlin, by Jeremy James (pictured, above) The blurb: The journey starts when the author Jeremy James buys two horses from gypsies at a fair in southern Bulgaria. He and his long-suffering friend... Read more
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Yahoo News
7 Asian Actresses Who Could Change the Oscars' Race Problem As public discourse over the 2016 Oscars' lack of diversity continues, Hollyw
7 Asian Actresses Who Could Change the Oscars' Race Problem
Yahoo News / Posted 19 days ago
As public discourse over the 2016 Oscars' lack of diversity continues, Hollywood entertainers are pointing out the industry's whitewashed limelight doesn't just exclude black actors:... Read more
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/Film
The Doctor Strange Wong Actor Has Been CastThe cast Marvel Studios and director Scott Derrickson assembled for the upcomin
The Doctor Strange Wong Actor Has Been Cast
/Film / Posted 20 days ago
The cast Marvel Studios and director Scott Derrickson assembled for the upcoming Doctor Strange film was already stellar before they went and tossed another wonderful character actor into the mix. Benedict Wong, best known for playing NASA Jet... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Netflix Just Poached Talent From YouTubeA few months ago, YouTube launched a new subscription service called YouTube Re
Netflix Just Poached Talent From YouTube
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
A few months ago, YouTube launched a new subscription service called YouTube Red. The service combines a full-fledged music-streaming service with a commercial-free YouTube experience. In order to entice users to sign up, the Google subsidiary... Read more
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Rappler
Int'l Eucharistic Congress: Cebu City road closures January 24-31Some roads have been closed, trucks banned, and parking prohibited in certain a
Int'l Eucharistic Congress: Cebu City road closures January 24-31
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
Some roads have been closed, trucks banned, and parking prohibited in certain areas of the city. Vans, trucks, and trailers will be prohibited on the following roads: Veterans Drive (from Marco Polo hotel to Salinas Drive) Sunday, January 24Closed... Read more
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Times of Malta
Shipping movementsThese ships are expected in Malta: The Elbella from Antalya to Mersin, the Avo
Shipping movements
Times of Malta / Posted 20 days ago
These ships are expected in Malta: The Elbella from Antalya to Mersin, the Avonmoor to Tobruk, the Turnberry Kontor from Durres to Rijeka, the HH East from Tripoli to Tripoli, the Frisia Loga from Kingston to Livorno, the CMA CGM Cassiopeia from... Read more
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Daily News
CICT mega liners boost Colombo Port volumesColombo International Container Terminals Ltd. (CICT) has set another milestone
CICT mega liners boost Colombo Port volumes
Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
Colombo International Container Terminals Ltd. (CICT) has set another milestone by closing 2015 with an impressive 1.561 million teus, with the ULCC (Ultra Large Container Carrier) and VLCC (Very large Container Carrier) segments making a 67%... Read more
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Sun Star
Marco Polo marks 18th year in Davao CityMARCO Polo Davao is turning 18 on December 17, 2016 and are in the thick of pre
Marco Polo marks 18th year in Davao City
Sun Star / Posted 22 days ago
MARCO Polo Davao is turning 18 on December 17, 2016 and are in the thick of preparing a lot of treats for its clients. “We are the first Marco Polo in the Philippines,” general manager Dottie Wurgler Cronin said. She said this year will be a grand... Read more
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Sun Star
JCI chooses 3 awardees for LEADavaoA POLICE officer, a dance teacher, and a doctor are the honorees of this year's
JCI chooses 3 awardees for LEADavao
Sun Star / Posted 24 days ago
A POLICE officer, a dance teacher, and a doctor are the honorees of this year's Leaders and Achievers of Davao, a search project organized by the Davao Jaycee Senate. The LEADavao awarding ceremony was held last December 19, 2015 at the Marco Polo... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Italian Stories: Life as an oarmaker in VeniceSo what is it like to be an artisan oarmaker in Venice? Now you can find out fi
Italian Stories: Life as an oarmaker in Venice
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 24 days ago
So what is it like to be an artisan oarmaker in Venice? Now you can find out first hand. "You'll find me easily," Piero Dri says over the phone. "I'm in Cannaregio​ off Strada Nuova​ just past Apostoli​ church. Over the bridge. Can't miss... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Philippine eagle toys in designer dresses auctionedDESIGNER TOY In a Renee Salud outfit, a Philippine eagle stuffed toy is present
Philippine eagle toys in designer dresses auctioned
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
DESIGNER TOY In a Renee Salud outfit, a Philippine eagle stuffed toy is presented for auction by Jackie Garcia-Dizon, immediate past president of Hijos de Davao, to raise funds for the protection of the critically endangered bird species. JINGGOY... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Gateway To Hong KongIt’s been almost seven years since my last trip to Hong Kong and that was just
Gateway To Hong Kong
Manila Standard Today / Posted 24 days ago
It’s been almost seven years since my last trip to Hong Kong and that was just a transit stop en route to Macau. So when the opportunity to visit the city came along, I grabbed it right away by confirming my attendance in a seminar conducted by Hong... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH eagle stuffed toys in Renee Salud clothing a big hit at Davao auctionDAVAO CITY – Even before the Philippine eagle stuffed toys in custom-made Renee
PH eagle stuffed toys in Renee Salud clothing a big hit at Davao auction
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
DAVAO CITY – Even before the Philippine eagle stuffed toys in custom-made Renee Salud outfit were presented to the public for auctioning on Thursday (Jan. 14), these were already sold out. But this didn’t stop the guests of the Marco Polo Hotel in... Read more
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Sun Star
Visit Davao Fun Sale expands to 2 more provincesVISIT Davao Fun Sale (VDFS), a joint project of the private sector and Departme
Visit Davao Fun Sale expands to 2 more provinces
Sun Star / Posted 25 days ago
VISIT Davao Fun Sale (VDFS), a joint project of the private sector and Department of Tourism in Davao Region is expanding to Davao del Norte and Davao del Sur this year. DOT Davao regional director Roberto Alabado said they are eyeing connectivity... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Sandigan allows mayor to go to HKBACOLOD City – Suspended Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella got the nod of t
Sandigan allows mayor to go to HK
The Daily Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
BACOLOD City – Suspended Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella got the nod of the Sandiganbayan’s Fourth Division to travel to Hong Kong. Puentevella had asked the anti-graft court to allow him to fly to Hong Kong this month to be one of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Sandiganbayan grants Bacolod mayor leave for HK trip amid graft rapBacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella. NESTOR CORRALES/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO The
Sandiganbayan grants Bacolod mayor leave for HK trip amid graft rap
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella. NESTOR CORRALES/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO The Sandiganbayan has allowed Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella to travel to Hong Kong even as he faces graft raps for the alleged purchase of overpriced computers. In a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
On the box: Netflix welcomes SA, at last, to a cornucopia of showsAlthough there are already a number of streaming services available, such as Sh
On the box: Netflix welcomes SA, at last, to a cornucopia of shows
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 26 days ago
Although there are already a number of streaming services available, such as Showmax and Vidi, neither can hold a torch to Netflix in terms of selection and original content. There's a glitch. The Netflix on offer in the US will not be the same as... Read more
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iafrica.com
Netflix SA vs. ShowmaxWe've already compared the American Netflix service to Showmax, but now that Ne
Netflix SA vs. Showmax
iafrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
We've already compared the American Netflix service to Showmax, but now that Netflix is officially available, how do they stack up? We pitted the South African version of Netflix against Naspers' service. Data requirements? I'd normally advise... Read more
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Sun Star
DOT: Tap halal's growing marketWITH the global market value for the halal industry is expected to double from
DOT: Tap halal's growing market
Sun Star / Posted 27 days ago
WITH the global market value for the halal industry is expected to double from $3.2 trillion to $6.4 trillion by 2018, major tourism players have been urged to seize opportunities offered by the growing halal industry. The Department of Tourism... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Greenock 2016 cruise call timetable in fullGREENOCK Ocean Terminal is preparing for another record-breaking year with over
Greenock 2016 cruise call timetable in full
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
GREENOCK Ocean Terminal is preparing for another record-breaking year with over 100,000 passengers expected to arrive during 2016. A total of 59 ships will call at the port between March and November - more than ever before - with the likes of... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Ocean Terminal set for record year of visitorsGREENOCK Ocean Terminal is looking forward to another record year for cruise sh
Ocean Terminal set for record year of visitors
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
GREENOCK Ocean Terminal is looking forward to another record year for cruise ship visits that will give a ‘substantial’ boost to the local economy. More vessels than ever will call at the port, with Queen Elizabeth making a return visit on June 30... Read more
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The Washington Times
Silk Road, fabled trade route, now ISIS pipeline to terrorThe fabled Silk Road linking the Middle East and Europe with Asia has drawn adv
Silk Road, fabled trade route, now ISIS pipeline to terror
The Washington Times / Posted 29 days ago
The fabled Silk Road linking the Middle East and Europe with Asia has drawn adventurers and entrepreneurs for centuries even before the days of Marco Polo. But these days, the traffic seemingly is heavily from East to West: hordes of scruffy, bearded... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Netflix Arrives in South AfricaThe days of being restricted to a television set to watch your favourite show a
Netflix Arrives in South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
The days of being restricted to a television set to watch your favourite show are dwindling. Online streaming of series and movies is a fast-growing industry and one if its leaders, Netflix, expanded its reach to an additional 130 countries,... Read more
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Minda News
Major tourism players tapped to push for Philippine HalalDAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 Jan) – Major tourism players will be tapped to push
Major tourism players tapped to push for Philippine Halal
Minda News / Posted 29 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 Jan) – Major tourism players will be tapped to push for the development of the Halal sector in the country in a bid to attract more tourists from Islamic countries. In a roundtable discussion at Dermpath at SM City on... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Mayor asks Sandigan to allow him to travel to Hong KongBACOLOD City – Suspended Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella asked the Sandig
Mayor asks Sandigan to allow him to travel to Hong Kong
The Daily Guardian / Posted a month ago
BACOLOD City – Suspended Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to go to Hong Kong January 2016 to stand as principal sponsor in the wedding of his friend. Puentevella is currently serving his 90-day suspension... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Mayor in graft rap wants to go to HKBacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella. Nestor Corrales/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO BACO
Mayor in graft rap wants to go to HK
Inquirier.net / Posted 1 months ago
Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella. Nestor Corrales/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO BACOLOD CITY—Mayor Monico Puentevella has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to fly to Hong Kong this month to stand as a principal sponsor in the wedding of his... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Accused Bacolod Mayor seeks travel to HK Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow hi
Accused Bacolod Mayor seeks travel to HK
Manila Bulletin / Posted 1 months ago
Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to travel to Hong Kong to attend the wedding of a friend. “Accused Puentevella agreed to be a principal sponsor for the couple’s... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Feng Shui for Life: 2016, Year of the Fire Monkey“I think the discomfort that some people feel in going to the monkey cages at t
Feng Shui for Life: 2016, Year of the Fire Monkey
Manila Standard Today / Posted 1 months ago
“I think the discomfort that some people feel in going to the monkey cages at the zoo is a warning sign.” – Carl Sagan Ambitious, wise and successful but also shrewd, egotistic, and vain – these are the said traits of people born on the Year of the... Read more
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