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DUTERTE ON EDSA ANNIVERSARY:

President Rodrigo Duterte joined the nation in comme-morating the 32nd anniversary of the EDSA revolt that toppled president Ferdinand Marcos and urged Filipinos to “further enrich our democracy.” In his message, the President said Filipinos, more than three decades ago, “have shown the world how a people’s courage and resolve…

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Marlen V. Ronquillo

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Court of Appeals Justice Normandie Pizarro, as head of the CA’s third division, ruled in late 2016 that the 489 so-called “Lazarus franchises”—which the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) voided in 1993 yet—are valid and can now be registered under the companies of the largest bus-owning family in…

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THOSE who quickly lined up behind Rappler and its journalist Pia Ranada to back their claim that their right to freedom of the press has been violated by the Duterte government, should understand…

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Measles outbreak declared in Zambo

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The Department of Health on Saturday reported a measles outbreak in Zamboanga City, prompting the agency and the local government to launch a massive immunization program in villages. The mass immunization, which began on February 19, will run until March 23. Health workers visit houses in all 98 villages in…

Measles outbreak declared in Zambo

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The Department of Health on Saturday reported a measles outbreak in Zamboanga City, prompting the agency and the local government to launch a massive immunization program in villages. The mass immunization, which began on February 19, will run until March 23. Health workers visit houses in all 98 villages in…

Measles outbreak declared in Zambo

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The Department of Health on Saturday reported a measles outbreak in Zamboanga City, prompting the agency and the local government to launch a massive immunization program in villages. The mass immunization, which began on February 19, will run until March 23. Health workers visit houses in all 98 villages in…

Solution to MRT3 woes in sight

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When the Department of Transportation (DoTr) took over the operations of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 in November 2017, it thought it could do a better job of handling the busy railway line than the private sector. Since then, the situation has gotten worse. The system is down to…

6 plead not guilty to Malampaya fund misuse

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Tuason and several other individuals pleaded not guilty to a graft charge and to a charge of malversation through falsification that they are facing before the Sandiganbayan’s Third Division along with other individuals in connection with Malampaya funds in 2009 to 2010. Those who entered a plea of not guilty…

Company websites more open to hackers – study

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IP Converge Data Services Inc., a subsidiary of ePLDT Inc. is urging companies to beef up their web security as a result of a 2017 study by cloud-based web application platform Imperva Incapsula that showed a whopping 212 percent increase in web vulnerabilities. According to the research, a total of 14,082…

Bucks beat Raptors in overtime, Rockets, Cavaliers win

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LOS ANGELES: The Milwaukee Bucks turned the tables on Eastern Conference leaders Toronto on Friday (Saturday in Manila), winning 122-119 in overtime to snap the Raptors’ seven-game NBA winning streak. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 26 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for the Bucks. “We did a really good job just…

Bucks beat Raptors in overtime, Rockets, Cavaliers win

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LOS ANGELES: The Milwaukee Bucks turned the tables on Eastern Conference leaders Toronto on Friday (Saturday in Manila), winning 122-119 in overtime to snap the Raptors’ seven-game NBA winning streak. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 26 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for the Bucks. “We did a really good job just…

Former Ifugao gov faces graft case

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The Office of the Ombudsman filed a graft case before the Sandiganbayan against Ifugao Rep. Teodoro Baguilat Jr. and three others over alleged overprice contract for the purchase of second hand vehicle in 2003 when he was governor. The Ombudsman accused Baguilat with then provincial Budget Officer Virginia Farro, then-…

Trump slaps ‘heaviest’ sanctions vs NKorea

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WASHINGTON, D.C.: US President Donald Trump has rolled out fresh sanctions against North Korea-linked shipping assets, hailing the package as the “heaviest sanctions ever” levied on the Pyongyang regime. Trump used a speech to conservatives just outside Washington to step up his campaign of “maximum pressure” designed to force North…

Boardroom Watch

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This Bulakeño stays true to his roots in the corporate world When sports agent Jerry Maguire in the eponymous and highly entertaining film walked out of his job after being fired for standing up to perceived malpractices in his industry, only one employee – a dewy-eyed, idealistic secretary – followed…

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The accountant of yesteryear has evolved a great deal, says consummate networker Manny Reyes. Let him list the ways. • Information is at everyone’s fingertips because of technology, and this helps young professionals mature at a faster rate. • Instead of 15 years to become full partner, the process has…

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Swarovski The sweetness of youth and young love is brought to the forefront with Swarovski’s Spring-Summer 2018 Crystal Rainbow Collection. Celebrating the brand’s most distinctive attributes, the new collection elevates modern glamour and multifaceted femininity. For this season, Creative Director Nathalie Colin has taken the theme of “Rainbow Paradise” as…

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Ann Ong Renowned Filipina jewelry designer and three-time Katha Awards winner Ann Ong unveiled her newest collection, “Surround Yourself with Nature,” at New York, to the delight of the fashion faithful. Ong showed off her penchant for the opulent once again, using an array of precious metals and stones, while…

Taiwan reaches out to Southeast Asia

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From a manufacturing and electronic equipment-producing economy, the vibrant Republic of China (Taiwan) has emerged as a major player in global affairs, especially among its Southeast Asian neighbors. As expressed by Representative of Taiwan, ROC to the Philippines Gary Song-Huann Lin, culture is an important instrument of diplomacy in this…

40 candidates vie for six Binibining Pilipinas crowns

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Titleholders from other pageants, celebrities among 2018 aspirants Official candidates to the 2018 Binibining Pilipinas beauty pageant were presented to media on Wednesday at Novotel Manila, with the coronation night set on March 18 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City. Stunning in their blue two-piece swimsuits, the…

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo welcomes Lunar New Year

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As the Filipino-Chinese community prepared to welcome the Lunar New Year, so did PGA Cars Inc. In an exclusive celebration on the eve of the Year Of The Earth Dog, Porsche Philippines gathered select members of the media and its partners for a sumptuous lunch, served with the traditional Chinese…

#JoinMyTribe celebrates personalities

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A tribe is typically defined as a community with similar values or interests and united by history and the land they share. But in pop culture, when someone asks, “Where’s my tribe?” it more easily means where are their friends. With the varying meanings of the word “tribe,” SM Store…

Taiwan reaches out to Southeast Asia

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From a manufacturing and electronic equipment-producing economy, the vibrant Republic of China (Taiwan) has emerged as a major player in global affairs, especially among its Southeast Asian neighbors. As expressed by Representative of Taiwan, ROC to the Philippines Gary Song-Huann Lin, culture is an important instrument of diplomacy in this…

Taiwan reaches out to Southeast Asia

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From a manufacturing and electronic equipment-producing economy, the vibrant Republic of China (Taiwan) has emerged as a major player in global affairs, especially among its Southeast Asian neighbors. As expressed by Representative of Taiwan, ROC to the Philippines Gary Song-Huann Lin, culture is an important instrument of diplomacy in this…

The Lookbook

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The Year of the Earth Dog is officially underway and by now, superstitious Filipinos have most likely equipped themselves with an arsenal of feng shui knowledge to last them the next 12 months. But even if you’re not superstitious, and don’t necessarily believe in predestined fate or welcoming positive vibes…

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Time and again, in this space, I say that there’s no such thing as “rules” when it comes to fashion and style. Even the suggestions that I share weekly are subject to a reader’s perception. Rules and “musts” are essentially constructs created by those in power and you, as a…

LOOK OF THE WEEK

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Nowadays, we usually spend most of our time facing computer screens or fixing our gaze on our mobile devices. Even in the early hours of the day, we sacrifice hours of sleep to work or play. As a result, our eyes get puffy and the hours of sleep we miss…

MAKEUP 101:

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Recently, a colleague interviewed me for research on a story she was coming up with. One of the questions that piqued my interest was “What advice do you have for aspiring hairstylists and makeup artists?” I had so much to say about it. I think she might have been overwhelmed…