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Pilipino Star
Make Dream Plan 2030 a reality!Now that the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is seriously considering
Make Dream Plan 2030 a reality!
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 hours ago
Now that the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is seriously considering keeping the bus lane barriers on EDSA a semi-permanent feature of the metropolis’ major road artery’s traffic management strategy, why not introduce – even on a trial... Read more
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The Manila Times
The women of AquinoFebruary 8, 2016 10:45 pm First, this writer apologizes for any offense this a
The women of Aquino
The Manila Times / Posted 8 hours ago
February 8, 2016 10:45 pm First, this writer apologizes for any offense this article may give to women. There is no intention to demean their service in government, least of all by a former official appointed by the second lady... Read more
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Pilipino Star
German firm opens $50-M plant in BatangasMANILA, Philippines — German company STIHL Group on Sunday announced the openin
German firm opens $50-M plant in Batangas
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — German company STIHL Group on Sunday announced the opening of a new production plant in Santo Tomas, Batangas STIHL Group subsidiary Zama, a manufacturer of carburetors for small off-road engines, held the inauguration of its... Read more
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Top Gear Philippines
This rare 1972 Ford Taunus is a true collectibleWe have a soft spot for cars that have been preserved through the years. It is
This rare 1972 Ford Taunus is a true collectible
Top Gear Philippines / Posted 15 hours ago
We have a soft spot for cars that have been preserved through the years. It is a growing trend in the major concourse shows around the world to give props to vehicles that have withstood the ravages of time. In fact, cars that still wear their... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Davao Sur NDV-free, vet assuresFebruary 8th, 2016 12:45 AM DIGOS CITY—Though no case of Newcastle disease vir
Davao Sur NDV-free, vet assures
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
February 8th, 2016 12:45 AM DIGOS CITY—Though no case of Newcastle disease virus (NDV) has yet been reported in Davao del Sur province and in nearby Davao City, government veterinarians and poultry owners are taking extra measures against the... Read more
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Rappler
Enchong Dee, advocates urge presidential bets to adopt green agendaGREEN AGENDA. The Green Thumb Coalition hopes to get the commitment of national
Enchong Dee, advocates urge presidential bets to adopt green agenda
Rappler / Posted yesterday
GREEN AGENDA. The Green Thumb Coalition hopes to get the commitment of national and local candidates to embrace a 'green electoral platform'. Photo by Greenpeace Philippines MANILA, Philippines – A network of over 40 civil society organizations... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Kapuso keeps nationwide ratings leadership in JanuaryBroadcast leader GMA Network welcomed 2016 in a position of strength as it cont
Kapuso keeps nationwide ratings leadership in January
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
Broadcast leader GMA Network welcomed 2016 in a position of strength as it continued to rule in nationwide TV ratings in January, according to the industry’s most trusted ratings service provider Nielsen TV Audience Measurement. Driven by its lead... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cloudy skies, rains to prevail over PH on SaturdayMost parts of the Philippines will experience cloudy skies and isolated thunder
Cloudy skies, rains to prevail over PH on Saturday
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Most parts of the Philippines will experience cloudy skies and isolated thunderstorms this Saturday, the state weather bureau said. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Metro Manila and the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Cloudy skies, light rains prevail on Saturday The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administrat
Cloudy skies, light rains prevail on Saturday
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on February 6, 2016 said Metro Manila, Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal Quezon), Mimaropa (Mindoro,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Electricity rates to go up by 42¢/kwh this monthMANILA, Philippines – Customers of the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) will see t
Electricity rates to go up by 42¢/kwh this month
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Customers of the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) will see their bills go up by 42 centavos per kilowatt-hour this month due to higher generation costs from power supply deals. Aside from this, the power distributor also sees... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
‘Gapok’ | A slice of an urban poor family’s life – BulatlatLarry Villareal plays “Jesse,” a son of an urban poor activist who joined the d
‘Gapok’ | A slice of an urban poor family’s life – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 3 days ago
Larry Villareal plays “Jesse,” a son of an urban poor activist who joined the demolition team (Photo by J. Ellao / Bulatlat.com) “The play aims to humanize the struggle of the urban poor. They do not just fight for the sake of resisting the police... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Compton takes short vacationAlaska Aces head coach Alex Compton has turned down requests for interviews, sa
Compton takes short vacation
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Alaska Aces head coach Alex Compton has turned down requests for interviews, saying he needed to step away from basketball for a while. Compton reportedly is vacationing in Batangas with his wife where they plan to spend the next few days. The... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
CALABARZON to get big ticket BuB projectsRegion IV-A (or CALABARZON) was allocated more than P2 billion in Bottom-up Bud
CALABARZON to get big ticket BuB projects
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 3 days ago
Region IV-A (or CALABARZON) was allocated more than P2 billion in Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) funds for this year, of which P75 million was tagged for big-ticket projects in the region that will help boost business and development for the second... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Bid for new North-South Railway Project underwayThe North-South Railway Project will see to the construction of a 56 km commute
Bid for new North-South Railway Project underway
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 3 days ago
The North-South Railway Project will see to the construction of a 56 km commuter rail line from Manila to Laguna. The project—a priority under the 2011-2016 Philippine Development Plan—supports the modernization and expansion of local mass... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Those Japanese tripsOnce very critical of foreign travels, President Benigno Aquino III would have
Those Japanese trips
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
Once very critical of foreign travels, President Benigno Aquino III would have flown at least 45 times to 24 countries by the time he gives up the presidency on June 30. And of these, six are trips to Japan. His first was to Yokohama to attend the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Heard : Xian praises costar Ate ViXian Lim shares with the Inquirer information that people don’t know about Bata
Heard : Xian praises costar Ate Vi
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Xian Lim shares with the Inquirer information that people don’t know about Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos, his “Everything About Her” costar: “Tita always brings pan de sal with cheese pimiento on the set. She shares them with everyone, not just with her... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Sta. Lucia expands landbank to 191 hectares Sta Lucia Land, Inc. (SLI)has expanded its landbank by 191 hectares through t
Sta. Lucia expands landbank to 191 hectares
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Sta Lucia Land, Inc. (SLI)has expanded its landbank by 191 hectares through the acquisition of 53 properties as it continues to embark on its growth strategy. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock... Read more
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Rappler
Mapua Institute of Technology students win in renewable energy contestBATHALA. Project Bathala of Team Carding from Mapua Institute of Technology win
Mapua Institute of Technology students win in renewable energy contest
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
BATHALA. Project Bathala of Team Carding from Mapua Institute of Technology wins in the first Renewable Energy challenge by Sikat Solar. Image courtesy of Sikat Design Challenge MANILA, Philippines — Students from top schools in the country won in... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Angelica goes on vacation with friends amidst rumors of depressionA heartbreak is hard to deal with, and it is even more difficult when you’re in
Angelica goes on vacation with friends amidst rumors of depression
Coconuts Manila / Posted 4 days ago
A heartbreak is hard to deal with, and it is even more difficult when you’re in the watchful eye of the public. Angelica Panginaban, however, managed to subtly send the message that she is okay in spite of the rumors that she fell into depression... Read more
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Pinoy Mountaineer
Mountains as medicine: Hiking for health and wellnessBy Gideon Lasco, MD Note: This article was originally published in Health and
Mountains as medicine: Hiking for health and wellness
Pinoy Mountaineer / Posted 4 days ago
By Gideon Lasco, MD Note: This article was originally published in Health and Lifestyle Magazine Philippines, October 2013. As a medical doctor and a mountaineer, I am convinced that climbing mountains is a perfect prescription for the sedentary,... Read more
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Asian journal
Aquino spent at least P50B of our money for his BBL fantasyPresident Benigno S. Aquino 3rd spent about P50 billion of taxpayers’ money on
Aquino spent at least P50B of our money for his BBL fantasy
Asian journal / Posted 4 days ago
President Benigno S. Aquino 3rd spent about P50 billion of taxpayers’ money on his campaign to get the insane Bangsamoro Basic Law enacted into law, documents as well as sources in government disclosed. The money was spent on efforts to convince the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
5 groups eye P171-b south railFive major local and foreign companies have purchased bid documents for the P17
5 groups eye P171-b south rail
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
Five major local and foreign companies have purchased bid documents for the P171-billion south rail project under the public-private partnership program. PPP executive director Cosette Canilao identified the interested companies as Ayala... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Feisty Lorna KapunanThere’s good reason to have more women in Philippine legislative bodies. Right
Feisty Lorna Kapunan
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
There’s good reason to have more women in Philippine legislative bodies. Right now, women make up 27 percent of current elected officials in the country, making the country rank seventh in the gender equality index. But the ideal is to have 40... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Biggest PPP project at P171 B: Manila-Bicol railway system attracts 5 firmsMANILA, Philippines – Five firms have so far expressed interest in the P171-bil
Biggest PPP project at P171 B: Manila-Bicol railway system attracts 5 firms
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Five firms have so far expressed interest in the P171-billion South Line of the North South Railway Project (NSRP) under the public-private partnership (PPP) program. “The complete list of those who have bought NSRP documents... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Coast Guard contains Batangas oil spillMANILA, Philippines – Some 100 liters of bunker fuel oil spilled from the Chevr
Coast Guard contains Batangas oil spill
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Some 100 liters of bunker fuel oil spilled from the Chevron Philippines Batangas terminal into Batangas Bay last Tuesday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported. The oil spill was contained at around 6 p.m. of the same... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
P1.2B for GenSan, Iloilo ports upgradeTHE PHILIPPINE Ports Authority (PPA) is allocating about P1.2 billion for the u
P1.2B for GenSan, Iloilo ports upgrade
The Daily Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
THE PHILIPPINE Ports Authority (PPA) is allocating about P1.2 billion for the upgrade of the Iloilo and General Santos City ports. The budget will be used to capacitate the ports with two cranes each. PPA president Raul Santos said the project will... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
5 conglomerates bid for P170.7-B NSRP A handful of conglomerates – three of the country’s biggest, one of America’s
5 conglomerates bid for P170.7-B NSRP
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
A handful of conglomerates – three of the country’s biggest, one of America’s largest corporations and an Indian infrastructure firm – yesterday signified they are throwing their hats in the ring for the P170.7... Read more
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Rappler
Prices of mid-range condos seen to slow down due to oversupplyHOUSING TRENDS. Lamudi Philippines head of content Rodel Ambas Jr (left) and Ma
Prices of mid-range condos seen to slow down due to oversupply
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
HOUSING TRENDS. Lamudi Philippines head of content Rodel Ambas Jr (left) and Managing Director Jacqueline van den Ende point out key trends they see from data generated on Lamudi's website. Photo by Chris Schnabel/Rappler MANILA, Philippines –... Read more
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Rappler
Coast guard studies Chevron liability in Batangas Bay oil leakOIL SPILL. Some 100 liters of bunker fuel is spilled into Batangas Bay by Chevr
Coast guard studies Chevron liability in Batangas Bay oil leak
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
OIL SPILL. Some 100 liters of bunker fuel is spilled into Batangas Bay by Chevron is loading at the the oil depot in San Pascual town. File photo of Batangas Bay courtesy of Ramón Velasquez/ Wiki Commons MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast... Read more
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Rappler
Honasan on TV ads vs Binay: ‘That’s part of the game’NOT A PROBLEM. Senator Gringo Honasan does not believe the latest TV ads agains
Honasan on TV ads vs Binay: ‘That’s part of the game’
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
NOT A PROBLEM. Senator Gringo Honasan does not believe the latest TV ads against Vice President Jejomar Binay should be a cause for concern. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Senator Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan II is not... Read more
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Rappler
#PHVote throwback: LP spent the most in past campaignMANILA, Philippines – As election day nears, let's look back at how much politi
#PHVote throwback: LP spent the most in past campaign
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – As election day nears, let's look back at how much political parties shelled out in past campaigns. Among political parties with presidential bets in 2016, the Liberal Party was the biggest spender in the 2010 presidential... 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 6 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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Sun Star
Makati court issues arrest order vs Trillanes on Binay's libel caseTHE Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC) has ordered the arrest of Senator An
Makati court issues arrest order vs Trillanes on Binay's libel case
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
THE Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC) has ordered the arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV in connection with the libel case filed against him dismissed Makati City mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. against the lawmaker. In April, Binay filed the... Read more
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Sun Star
Blue ribbon subpanel report vs Binay presented to plenaryTHE partial Senate blue ribbon subcommittee report, which recommended the filin
Blue ribbon subpanel report vs Binay presented to plenary
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
THE partial Senate blue ribbon subcommittee report, which recommended the filing of plunder charges against Vice President Jejomar Binay, in connection with the alleged overpricing of the Makati City Hall Building 2, was reported out to plenary on... Read more
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The Manila Times
Green building more a necessity than noveltyFebruary 1, 2016 9:03 pm Green building is in. As more and more developers inc
Green building more a necessity than novelty
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
February 1, 2016 9:03 pm Green building is in. As more and more developers incorporate eco-friendly elements into their buildings, green building is starting to become a necessity rather than a novelty,... Read more
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Rappler
BSP shuts down Cebu rural bankMANILA, Philippines – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has ordered the clo
BSP shuts down Cebu rural bank
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has ordered the closure of another rural bank as it continues to weed out weak players in the banking industry. BSP deputy governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. said on Monday, February 1, that the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Marcelino camp denies profiting from illegal drug trade The camp of beleaguered Marine Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino, who was implicat
Marcelino camp denies profiting from illegal drug trade
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
The camp of beleaguered Marine Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino, who was implicated in a Php320-million drug-bust in January, vehemently denied allegations that the former is profiting from the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lina should have been axed, says ex-BOC execCITING command responsibility, one of the eight dismissed officials of the Bure
Lina should have been axed, says ex-BOC exec
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
CITING command responsibility, one of the eight dismissed officials of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) said that Commissioner Alberto Lina should have been the one fired for the agency’s failure to meet its 2015 revenue target of P436 billion. “Why put... Read more
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Rappler
MAP: Where will members of Congress go in 2016?WHAT'S NEXT? 146 district representatives seek reelection into the 17th Congres
MAP: Where will members of Congress go in 2016?
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
WHAT'S NEXT? 146 district representatives seek reelection into the 17th Congress. MANILA, Philippines – By end of June 2016, 234 district representatives will bid goodbye to the 16th Congress. Where will they go when the current Congress ends? A... Read more
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Rappler
UAE eases labor rules for expatsDUBAI, United Arab Emirates – As Dubai sets the stage for more projects related
UAE eases labor rules for expats
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – As Dubai sets the stage for more projects related to hosting the much touted World Expo 2020, major labor rules were recently relaxed that stand to benefit millions of expatriates, including Filipinos. Philippine... Read more
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Pilipino Star
An Imperial experienceI had the totally unexpected experience to have had a very short but memorable
An Imperial experience
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
I had the totally unexpected experience to have had a very short but memorable personal conversation with the Empress Consort Michiko last Thursday evening. I was fortunate to have been invited to the reception for the Emperor and Empress of Japan... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Batangas jail escapee killed in shootout with policeBATANGAS CITY – One of the three prisoners who escaped from prison in Balayan t
Batangas jail escapee killed in shootout with police
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
BATANGAS CITY – One of the three prisoners who escaped from prison in Balayan town of Batangas early this morning was killed in a shootout with pursuing policemen Saturday afternoon. Killed was Ajie Mendoza, 19, who was pinpointed to be the prisoner... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Jail guard dies, police officer wounded in Batangas jailbreakBATANGAS CITY—A jail guard was killed while a policeman was critically wounded
Jail guard dies, police officer wounded in Batangas jailbreak
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
BATANGAS CITY—A jail guard was killed while a policeman was critically wounded when they were both shot by three inmates escaping from the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology detention center in Barangay (village) 4, Balayan, Batangas province... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Vilma ‘sad’ over Luis-Angel split-upMANILA, Philippines – Just when she was expecting her son Luis Manzano to give
Vilma ‘sad’ over Luis-Angel split-up
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Just when she was expecting her son Luis Manzano to give her her first apo, Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos got the biggest surprise of her life when she learned that Luis had broken up with Angel Locsin, two weeks after they came... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Navy wants to place Marcelino under its custody The Philippine Navy (PN)asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to place Lt. Co
Navy wants to place Marcelino under its custody
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
The Philippine Navy (PN)asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to place Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino, who was implicated in Php 320-million drug bust, under the navy’s custody to ensure the marine... Read more
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Sun Star
Luis Manzano, Angel Locsin 'going through something'SHOWBIZ sweethearts Luis Manzano and Angel Locsin are going through a something
Luis Manzano, Angel Locsin 'going through something'
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
SHOWBIZ sweethearts Luis Manzano and Angel Locsin are going through a something in their relationship. This was confirmed by Manzano himself in an exclusive interview by reporter MJ Felipe late-night news program "Bandila" on Wednesday. The... Read more
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YugaTech
PH, Japan signs deal for the Php97 billion commuter railwayPhilippine Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima and Japan International Cooperation
PH, Japan signs deal for the Php97 billion commuter railway
YugaTech / Posted 10 days ago
Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Chief Representative Noriaki Niwa has signed a loan agreement worth Php97 billion, allowing the Philippine government to construct a commuter railway... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH, Japan seal P97-B commuter rail projectBANQUET FIT FOR EMPEROR President Aquino addresses Emperor Akihito and Empress
PH, Japan seal P97-B commuter rail project
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
BANQUET FIT FOR EMPEROR President Aquino addresses Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at a state dinner on Thursday in Malacañang’s Ceremonial Hall. With them are the President’s sister Pinky Aquino-Abellada and opposition presidential candidate... Read more
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Inquirier.net
C. Luzon students to get dengue vaccines in MarchJanuary 29th, 2016 12:30 AM ONE OF THE most common ways local governments figh
C. Luzon students to get dengue vaccines in March
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
January 29th, 2016 12:30 AM ONE OF THE most common ways local governments fight dengue is through fogging, which experts say is among the least effective methods of dealing with the mosquito-borne disease. The advent of a vaccine against dengue is... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Congress passes bill making election service voluntary for teachers « Bulatlat“We dedicate the passage of this law to the memory of Filomena Tatlonghari, Nel
Congress passes bill making election service voluntary for teachers « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 11 days ago
“We dedicate the passage of this law to the memory of Filomena Tatlonghari, Nellie Banaag, and other teachers who gave their lives while serving in elections.” MANILA – This year, public school teachers may soon have a choice whether or not to serve... Read more
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