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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Philippine prisons overflowing with hungry inmates as drug war intensifiesover the next two years to help with the overflow of cases. But recruitment ta
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 minutes ago
over the next two years to help with the overflow of cases. But recruitment takes time, as does the legal process. In the Philippines, trials typically take a number of years to begin, two or three to complete, and two or three more if the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines to explain drug war before UNof credible investigations into reports of thousands of extrajudicial killings.
Pilipino Star / Posted 48 minutes ago
of credible investigations into reports of thousands of extrajudicial killings. In August 2016, Duterte threatened to pull the Philippines out of the UN after facing criticism from the world body over his brutal crackdown on drugs and other... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Actions of A Bully Child or Dying Empire: Sanctions and Threatsbut shut down the operations in Syria. The “ISIS” boogeyman is surrounded and f
Zero Hedge / Posted 54 minutes ago
but shut down the operations in Syria. The “ISIS” boogeyman is surrounded and fleeing into Asia and recently showed up in the Philippines. The fact that a group of desert dwellers acquired an ocean going vessel should be enough evidence to even... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Magnitude 7.1 quake rattles Mexico Cityby ALFREDO ESTRELLA / AFP) MEXICO CITY, Mexico — A powerful earthquake shook M
Inquirier.net / Posted 59 minutes ago
by ALFREDO ESTRELLA / AFP) MEXICO CITY, Mexico — A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday (early Monday in the Philippines), causing panic among the 20 million inhabitants of the megalopolis on the 32nd anniversary of a devastating... Read more
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Variety
International Newswire: San Sebastian Bids to Become Sales MeccaKoçi said. WARNER TV LAUNCHES ON TRIBE Warner TV has launched on Astro’s over-
Variety / Posted an hour ago
Koçi said. WARNER TV LAUNCHES ON TRIBE Warner TV has launched on Astro’s over-the-top subscription service Tribe in the Philippines and Indonesia. Warner TV is the home to an array of DC superhero shows such as “Legends of Tomorrow,”... Read more
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Aljazeera
Major earthquake hits southern Mexico101 East investigates sexual misconduct inside the most powerful institution in
Aljazeera / Posted an hour ago
101 East investigates sexual misconduct inside the most powerful institution in the Philippines - the Catholic Church. People & Power investigates New Zealand's water pollution problem as regional elections gear up. Fault Lines explores the hidden... Read more
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The Economic Times
India third worst-hit country by natural disasters: Antonio Guterressaid. He said the number of natural disasters has quadrupled since 1970. He s
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
said. He said the number of natural disasters has quadrupled since 1970. He said that the US, followed by China, India, the Philippines and Indonesia, have experienced the most disasters since 1995 - more than 1,600, or once every five days. "I... Read more
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The Manila Times
I am a CPA, a nation builderand attainment of national growth and objectives, commits to implement the Code
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
and attainment of national growth and objectives, commits to implement the Code of Good Governance for the Professions in the Philippines.” Recognizing the relevance of the PGS in pursuing the Profession’s vision and mission, PICPA has extended... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH ‘most ready’ for infra build-upA United Nations body has tagged the Philippines as the “most ready” among the
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
A United Nations body has tagged the Philippines as the “most ready” among the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (Asean) 10-member states to implement a massive infrastructure build-up, a Finance department official said. The UN Economic and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Asia Pacific remains vulnerable to malwareEmerging markets in Asia Pacific, including the Philippines, remained particula
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
Emerging markets in Asia Pacific, including the Philippines, remained particularly vulnerable to malware, technology firm Microsoft said. In its latest Security Intelligence Report (SIR), Microsoft tagged Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar and... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH seen among fastest growing construction marketsTHE Philippines will continue to be one of the fastest-growing construction mar
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
THE Philippines will continue to be one of the fastest-growing construction markets in Asia as a result of the government’s strong commitment to infrastructure development, according to think-tank BMI Research. For 2018, the government allocated... Read more
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The Manila Times
Alliance Global to buy back P5-B worth of sharesallotted for 2017. Golden Arches Development Corp., which holds the exclusive
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
allotted for 2017. Golden Arches Development Corp., which holds the exclusive franchise of the McDonald’s brand in the Philippines, is set to open 40 to 50 new stores next year as part of its ongoing expansion. “Forty to 50... Read more
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The Manila Times
Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy in USBabies “R” Us stores around the world — “the vast majority of which are profita
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
Babies “R” Us stores around the world — “the vast majority of which are profitable” — will operate as usual, it said. In the Philippines, the toy retail brand was launched in June 2006 under Robinsons Toys, Inc., a unit of Robinsons Retail... Read more
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The Manila Times
Peso gains, PSEi drops ahead of policy meetings1.19 percent or 58.27 points to settle at 4,828.21. The peso’s movement was de
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
1.19 percent or 58.27 points to settle at 4,828.21. The peso’s movement was described as “sideways” by Land Bank of the Philippines economist Guian Angelo Dumalagan, who said the market was awaiting news from the US Federal Reserve, Bank of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Non-Violent Civil Resistance Works. It May Be the Only Way to Stop America's Next Unnecessary and Illegal War!governing authority. The strategy has already proved effective in bringing down
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 hours ago
governing authority. The strategy has already proved effective in bringing down tyrants such as Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines in 1986, and Slobodan Milosevic in Serbia in Oct., 2000. According to historical evidence, the people power... Read more
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Sun Star
Davao mayor to councilors: Put up parenting programsDAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio urged councilors all over the Philippines
Sun Star / Posted 2 hours ago
DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio urged councilors all over the Philippines to put up programs promoting responsible parenting to solve the problem of poverty. "Number one talaga dapat merong pagplano sa pamilya and number two dapat talaga... Read more
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The Manila Times
(Martial law) history is the propaganda of the victorson the calculation that a grateful Cory Aquino would extend the presence of US
The Manila Times / Posted 3 hours ago
on the calculation that a grateful Cory Aquino would extend the presence of US military bases, when it expired in 1991. The Philippines’ “People Power Revolution” also became its “Down-with-Dictators” template for getting the former Soviet Union... Read more
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The Manila Times
No more ComeLeak, ATM skimming, phishing: How is that possible?Part 1 RIGHT after the momentous CEO Breakfast Forum of the Information Systems
The Manila Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Part 1 RIGHT after the momentous CEO Breakfast Forum of the Information Systems Security Society of the Philippines on September 11, 2017, I had a warm exchange of thoughts with the chairman of NimbusID, Dr. Alex Natividad, about bank fraud like ATM... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Resorts World back on trackbrandy company Emperador Distilleries, and Golden Arches Development Corp., the
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
brandy company Emperador Distilleries, and Golden Arches Development Corp., the master franchise holder of McDonald’s in the Philippines. During AGI’s stockholders’ meeting yesterday, AGI announced a two-year share repurchase program of up to P5... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Would less drug rehab funds spell more killings?disinfecting of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos are the focus of “Pagsambang Baya
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
disinfecting of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos are the focus of “Pagsambang Bayan the Musicale” at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. The music-and-dance remake of the iconic anti-Marcos martial law play of the 1970s-80s is based on the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Protest in peace, says Rody; no classes, work tomorrowto work. Our member companies will likely not cancel work. There is so much hol
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
to work. Our member companies will likely not cancel work. There is so much holidays already,” Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) president Donald Dee said. The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), meanwhile, said... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Economy seen growing 6.7% this yearMANILA, Philippines — RAM Rating Services Berhad of Malaysia expects a 6.7 perc
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — RAM Rating Services Berhad of Malaysia expects a 6.7 percent economic growth for the Philippines this year. The economic growth forecast of the Kuala Lumpur-based debt watcher is lower than the 6.9 percent expansion registered... Read more
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Pilipino Star
CHR here to stayanti-drug war. President Duterte vows no amount of public reprimands by CHR wil
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
anti-drug war. President Duterte vows no amount of public reprimands by CHR will stop his war on drugs, especially now that the Philippines has already become a “narco-state.” Notwithstanding its House-approved budget reduced to P1,000 next year... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Public authority comes from private integritythe opposite camp will say their piece and dish out the same toward their so-ca
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
the opposite camp will say their piece and dish out the same toward their so-called enemies or opponents. People of the Philippines do not be misled. We all know that today’s political enemies quickly become tomorrow’s allies. While they... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lav shoots a ‘short’ film in Singaporesectionmatch: 1 The nanny-on-vacation decides to spend wait time at Singapore’
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
sectionmatch: 1 The nanny-on-vacation decides to spend wait time at Singapore’s Lucky Plaza when her connecting flight to the Philippines got delayed. She meets young OFWs (Angeli Bayani and Shaina Magdayao) and learned their way of thinking and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Chooks rarin’ to gopool members in the PBA are not obliged to suit up in the Chenzhou meet which i
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
pool members in the PBA are not obliged to suit up in the Chenzhou meet which is an inter-club event where the Philippines is playing as a late substitute for Japan. “I think given the preparation, getting to the quarterfinals is a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Callamard: Kian’s death turning point in Duterte’s drug warguilty of murder, that the war on drugs did not succeed but at the same time it
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
guilty of murder, that the war on drugs did not succeed but at the same time it had to be continued,” she said, adding that the Philippines seems to contravene its obligations for failing to investigate all cases of alleged summary... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aguilas seek first win vs Ceres-Negrosto steer the Davao Aguilas to their first win against no less than AFC Asean zo
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
to steer the Davao Aguilas to their first win against no less than AFC Asean zone champion Ceres-Negros on Wednesday in the Philippines Football League at Davao del Norte Sports Complex in Tagum City. Maro, who led the Under-22 Azkals to a... Read more
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dna
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte adopts 'Hunger Games' salute to resist drug warsHunger Games salute, writing in a Facebook post they were like "girl scouts".
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
Hunger Games salute, writing in a Facebook post they were like "girl scouts". Hand signs are powerful political symbols in the Philippines, a riotous democracy with a bloodstained history of military dictatorship. A generation ago, activists used... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
IBP pleads for workable CHR budgetTHE Integrated Bar of the Philippines on Tuesday appealed to the senators to sh
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 hours ago
THE Integrated Bar of the Philippines on Tuesday appealed to the senators to shepherd a workable budget for the Commission on Human Rights following a decision in the House of Representatives to give the agency a budget of only P1,000 for 2018. IBP... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
‘No bank account? I invented number’moving money from his Singapore bank accounts “since September 8” and questione
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 hours ago
moving money from his Singapore bank accounts “since September 8” and questioned why he did not have a bank account here in the Philippines. The President branded the Trillanes’ visit to Singapore as a “desperate” move, just to posture as a clean... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Jeepney drivers bat for P2 fare hike to offset oil price increasesprices of auto spare parts. The transport groups, Pasang Masda, Federation of
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 hours ago
prices of auto spare parts. The transport groups, Pasang Masda, Federation of Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association of the Philippines (Fejodap), League of Transport Operators of the Philippines (LTAP), Alliance of Concerned Transport... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
NBI hunts two Taiwanese in drug smuggling, seeks Interpol assistanceInternational Police Organization in tracking down two Taiwanese men tagged in
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 hours ago
International Police Organization in tracking down two Taiwanese men tagged in the P6.4-billion illegal drug shipment in the Philippines, the National Bureau of Investigation said on Tuesday. The NBI is also coordinating with the Taiwan Economic... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Govt cancels quake drill on ‘Day of Protest,’ militant groups set massive ralliesErin Tañada, Free Legal Assistance Group chairman Jose Manuel Diokno, activist
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 hours ago
Erin Tañada, Free Legal Assistance Group chairman Jose Manuel Diokno, activist nun Mary John Mananzan, and University of the Philippines Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan. “He [Duterte] also said he would declare a holiday on the 21st, apparently... Read more
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Sun Star
5 students from MKD join Jenesys 2017Daigaku (MKD), together with the other six students from Luzon, have been accep
Sun Star / Posted 4 hours ago
Daigaku (MKD), together with the other six students from Luzon, have been accepted by the National Youth Commission of the Philippines to be part of this year's Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths (Jenesys)... Read more
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Sun Star
Cebu Pacific to launch Davao-Tagbilaran flights in Octoberwelcomes the new route since this will provide more access for tourists as Boho
Sun Star / Posted 4 hours ago
welcomes the new route since this will provide more access for tourists as Bohol is one of the sought after destinations in the Philippines. The new route will allow foreign tourists to go to Davao as their next destination." "Their Chocolate Hills... Read more
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Minda News
Who will pay for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Marawi?responsible for the destruction of Marawi City? The answer could be divisive bu
Minda News / Posted 5 hours ago
responsible for the destruction of Marawi City? The answer could be divisive but what I’m sure is that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) dropped tons of bombs into the City and the militants destroyed homes to create escape routes and... Read more
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Top Gear Philippines
Kia Picanto 1.2L AT GTIt can be said that Kia made its name in the Philippines on small, affordable c
Top Gear Philippines / Posted 5 hours ago
It can be said that Kia made its name in the Philippines on small, affordable cars. One of its earliest offerings, the Pride, was easy on the eyes, reasonably roomy, and best of all, cheap. And that model drew in motorists looking for a dependable... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Fashion Can Serve 2017: What fuels the fightSandy Moran, Sabrina Panlilio, and co-founder Crisann Celdran, among many other
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 hours ago
Sandy Moran, Sabrina Panlilio, and co-founder Crisann Celdran, among many others. Finding inspiration close to home With the Philippines having the highest incidence of breast cancer in Southeast Asia and being among the top 10 in the world, the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Fishermen ‘kept like slaves’ in Taiwanafter a fisherman tipped off prosecutors with the help of a social worker, the
The Manila Times / Posted 5 hours ago
after a fisherman tipped off prosecutors with the help of a social worker, the statement said. Authorities later raided two places where fishermen from countries including Indonesia, the Philippines, Tanzania and Vietnam were held and rescued... Read more
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Starmometer
Gabay Guro: Behind Every Great Filipino is a Great Teachertrainings, housing/educational facilities, livelihood programs, teachers’ tribu
Starmometer / Posted 6 hours ago
trainings, housing/educational facilities, livelihood programs, teachers’ tribute and broadbanding/computerization, the Philippines’ largest telecommunications and digital services company show their appreciation to the hard work and... Read more
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Reuters
Chinese, Vietnamese Communist parties have 'shared destiny': Beijingall the South China Sea, through which an estimated $3 trillion in internationa
Reuters / Posted 6 hours ago
all the South China Sea, through which an estimated $3 trillion in international trade passes each year. Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Taiwan also have claims. Reporting by Ben Blanchard in Beijing; Additional reporting by Mai Nguyen in... Read more
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The Hill
Natural barriers are a key defense against storms like Harvey and Irmaeven more impressive. They reduce flood damages to people and property by 25 pe
The Hill / Posted 6 hours ago
even more impressive. They reduce flood damages to people and property by 25 percent every year across the entire nation of the Philippines — a nation that sees more super storms and typhoons than almost anywhere else. Maybe more importantly, this... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow hospital bosses pledge to continue nursing shortage battle as they welcome 75 new staffIndia and Cyprus. Deputy chief nurse, Joann Morse, was part of the interview p
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
India and Cyprus. Deputy chief nurse, Joann Morse, was part of the interview panel during a recent recruitment trip to the Philippines. She said: “We can, and do, recruit locally but there is a national shortage of nurses so we need to remain... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Filipino Irma evacuees flown to Puerto Rico en route to PHto arrive from Sint Maarten. From Puerto Rico, the repatriates from the three
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 hours ago
to arrive from Sint Maarten. From Puerto Rico, the repatriates from the three islands will catch the chartered flight to the Philippines. Those who want to share or find information about the condition of their family members and friends in the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Youth group reps raises China issue with Defense Sec. Lorenzanain the West Philippine Sea, which earned the favorable 2016 ruling of the Perma
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 hours ago
in the West Philippine Sea, which earned the favorable 2016 ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague for the Philippines. ADVERTISEMENT The DND chief was happy to hear that the group has given support to the troops assigned in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Top prospects mum on PBA Draft plans, keep options openand Alab Pilipinas in the Asean Basketball League, tried his luck with the Texa
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 hours ago
and Alab Pilipinas in the Asean Basketball League, tried his luck with the Texas Legends in the NBA D-League, represented the Philippines in the Fiba 3×3 events and SEA Games. Ravena also said he doesn’t have any preference as to which PBA team... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Coach introduces ‘Bandit’—the ideal versatile bagstyles will also be available. The Bandit launches in select Coach stores and o
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 hours ago
styles will also be available. The Bandit launches in select Coach stores and online at Coach.com. Coach Runway Colorblock style In the Philippines, COACH is exclusively distributed by Stores Specialists, Inc., and is located at Rustan’s Shangri-... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Hannah Kong launches an all-new wedding collectionDiaz, Tricia Gosingtian-Gabunada, Maris Racal, and Maika Rivera during her pres
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 hours ago
Diaz, Tricia Gosingtian-Gabunada, Maris Racal, and Maika Rivera during her presentation at ‘Marry Me at Marriott’ In the Philippines, Hannah acknowledges that the conventional thinking towards beadwork has been limited to heavy, dated dresses... Read more
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Gulf News
Death of law student in Philippines draws condemnationsee to it that those who are responsible will be held accountable to the full e
Gulf News / Posted 7 hours ago
see to it that those who are responsible will be held accountable to the full extent of the law,” the DOJ chief assured.In the Philippines, hardly a year passes without reports of casualties from fraternity violence.UST condemned the death of... Read more
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