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    PALACE TO UN:

    Saying that the Duterte administration has “nothing to hide,” Malacañang on Saturday said rapporteurs from the United Nations (UN) are welcome to investigate the spate of extrajudicial killings of drug suspects amid the government’s intensified war on drugs. Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said that while there is no formal…

    Analysis and Commentary

    Ricardo Saludo SUNDAY READ

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    FAITH HEALER

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    Do not let temptations frighten you; they are the trials of the soul whom God wants to test when He knows that he is strong enough to sustain the battle and weave his garland of glory with his own hands. — Saint Padre Pio da Pietrelcina (1887-1968) Of the many…

    Marlen V. Ronquillo

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    SUNDAY STORIES

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    The best Pinoy TV writers can’t hold a candle to, or write plots with as much intense drama and twists as seen in the recent testimonies of some witnesses at the Senate and House of Representatives. The Senate’s version was murder of the first degree that allegedly involved a former…

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    PNP lists 20,584 kids as drug users, pushers

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    TANAY, RIZAL: The fresh wind blowing through the spacious rundown facility can make one feel relaxed, energized, or even nostalgic. But many of those who had taken temporary residence here had been constantly plotting to escape—until recently. “They tell me, ‘we no longer want to get out of here because…

    Malnutrition: Paying it forward

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    Hunger, or the craving for food, is a complex human desire that must be met first and foremost on the physiological level before it impacts the whole organism and triggers a whole new set of mental and emotional responses to satisfy that need. A family of four, the ideal mother-and-father-plus-two-children…

    Lawmaker seeks bigger budget for Bilibid

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    A lawmaker on Saturday vowed to push for a bigger budget for the modernization of equipment in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) to reduce human intervention between inmates and officials of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor). Rep. Robert Ace Barbers of Surigao del Norte, chairperson of the House committee on…

    PH economy faces post-US election risks

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    The Philippines is one of the Asia Pacific economies bound to get hit by the impact of possible shifts in foreign policy in the United States after the November elections, credit watchdog Moody’s Investors Service said in a report released Friday. Nomura xxxx shares the same view, betting the Philippines…

    Green Archers stretch winning streak to five games

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    De La Salle University won 91-75 over Adamson University to remain undefeated in five games in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 79 men’s basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Saturday. Cameroonian Ben Mbala finished with 21 points, 16 rebounds, four steals…

    Wozniacki to face Osaka in Tokyo final

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    TOKYO: Former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki produced a spirited fightback to beat fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 and reach the Pan Pacific Open final on Saturday. Awaiting the Dane in Sunday’s Tokyo final will be Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka, who continued her fairytale run with a 1-6, 6-3,…

    MPSE-Another dream come true!

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    (Last part) Formula in the wet Our Philippine Team was given as its first station the Formula 4 Driving experience. It would have been great to experience the great G Forces of the formula car in the dry but in the wet, I thought it would be a handful. We…

    Global FC takes on Stallion today

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    Global FC will challenge the tough Stallion FC as they attempt to return to the winning column of the United Football League (UFL) at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium at 4 p.m. today. Despite absorbing its first defeat of the season from JP Voltes FC in their last game, Global…

    UFC 20 years ago and beyond

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    About 20 years ago, a friend of mine who was into the martial arts training lent me a videotape of the Universal Fighting Championship (UFC) 4 that was staged in December 16, 1994. At the time, the Internet was virtually non-existent (at least in the Philippines) and very few households…

    Perlas shines in SEABA Women’s Championship

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    Perlas Pilipinas moved up to 3-0 in the SEABA Women’s Championship after yet another blowout win, this time against Vietnam, 134-56, at the Bukit Sendirit Stadium in Malacca on Thursday night. Perlas limited Vietnam to only eight points in the first quarter before dropping 41 in the second quarter en…

    Magnitude 6.5 quake rocks Davao Oriental

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    The Philippine Institute of Volca­nology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has warned that aftershocks may follow the magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck off Mati in Davao Oriental early on Saturday. The agency however discounted the occurrence of a tsunami. “Aftershocks are expected given the earthquake’s magnitude,” Hermes Daquipa, Phivolcs research specialist, said.…

    Obama vetoes bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi

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    WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Friday (Saturday in Manila) vetoed a bill allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia, risking a fierce public backlash and rare congressional rebuke. While expressing “deep sympathy” for the families of the victims, Obama said the law would be “detrimental to US national interests.” The…

    Daphne Oseña-Paez on making tough and loving choices in life

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    Since she made her mark on Philippine television in the 1990s as a news reporter for ABS-CBN, eventually finding her niche as television host-cum-producer for a string of successful lifestyle programs, Daphne Oseña-Paez has established herself as a woman of substance, grace and style in the public eye. Away from…

    Deglamorized and triumphant

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    “Are you sure you meant to cast me?” was former ABS-CBN president and CEO Charo Santos-Concio’s incredulous reaction when celebrated filmmaker Lav Diaz first described her role in Ang Babaeng Humayo (The Woman Who Left), now the winner of the highly coveted and prestigious Golden Lion Award at the 73rd…

    GM Int’l holds Regional launch in Cebu

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    New Colorado and Trailblazer unveiled While everybody else in the local automotive scene were busy preparing for the sixth staging of the Philippine International Motor Show in Manila last week, Chevrolet was in the Queen City of the South unveiling the much improved iterations of their two most popular models;…

    Dine ‘teishoku’

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    Yayoi of Japan comes to Manila Craving for authentic Japanese food? Fans of real deal Japanese dishes will rejoice at the opening of restaurant chain Yayoi offering Japan’s hugely popular teishoku (set-menu dining) concept in Manila. Teishoku is a home-style pre-set meal consisting of a main dish of meat or…

    Daphne Oseña-Paez on making tough and loving choices in life

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    Since she made her mark on Philippine television in the 1990s as a news reporter for ABS-CBN, eventually finding her niche as television host-cum-producer for a string of successful lifestyle programs, Daphne Oseña-Paez has established herself as a woman of substance, grace and style in the public eye. Away from…