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    Senator Leila de Lima was detained at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center in Camp Crame on Friday afternoon, a few hours after she surrendered to authorities. Shortly after yielding to lawmen, the senator was taken to Camp Crame, the headquarters of the Philippine National Police, where she was…

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    FRANCISCO S. TATAD

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    COMMUNICATION Secretary Martin Andanar, who has made a career of announcing all sorts of conspiracies and plots against President Rodrigo Duterte, has just announced the existence of a “grand scheme” by parties unknown to unseat the President. This contradicts the statement of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and National Security Adviser…

    RIGOBERTO D. TIGLAO TIME TO STOP THESE DIVISIVE EVENTS

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    THERE are several factors that explain our people’s weak sense of nationalism, among them: a foreign-descended ruling class that doesn’t identify with the mostly ethnic Malay masses; the US colonizers’ successful brainwashing of the elite and the middle class that they are America’s little brown brothers, resulting in massive migration…

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    US Fed officials see need to raise rates ‘fairly soon’

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    WASHINGTON, D.C.: US central bankers say they may need to increase the key lending rate “fairly soon,” but are concerned about the uncertainty over President Donald Trump’s tax and spending policies, according to the minutes of their last meeting published Wednesday. Federal Reserve officials said their outlook for the economy…

    Govt is right to set its own conditions for peace talks with Reds

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    THE situation has changed in the on-again, off-again peace negotiations between the Philippine government and the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), New People’s Army, and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDF). In the past, the talks fell through because of the conditions set by the communist side…

    Court junks Revilla’s bid for plunder case dismissal

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    The Sandiganbayan’s First Division has thumbed down former Senator Ramon Revilla Jr.’s plea for the court to throw out the P224-million plunder case filed against him and several others in connection with the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel scam. The defense earlier filed a motion to quash…

    Business optimism for Q2 grows from weak Q1

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    Business firms showed less confidence in the Philippine economy for the first quarter of 2017, the least positive they have been in 11 quarters, but the outlook turned more upbeat for the second quarter of the year, the latest Business Expectations Survey (BES) by the central bank said. The results…

    James triple-double lifts Cavs over Knicks

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    LOS ANGELES: LeBron James recorded his sixth triple-double of the season on Thursday (Friday in Manila) as the Cleveland Cavaliers maintained their mastery over the New York Knicks with a 119-104 NBA triumph. James scored 18 points, pulled down 13 rebounds and handed out 15 assists for the 48th regular-season…

    Sta. Elena Golf and Country Club muscles up with The Turf Company gears

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    The Sta. Elena Golf & Country Club has received another fleet of equipment that includes irrigation systems, precision mowing equipment, golf cars and other utility vehicles from The Turf Company. President and COO Mario Lopez and Sales Manager Ernie Mozo represented The Turf Company while Sta. Elena was represented by…

    I’m staying at Manchester United, says Rooney

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    LONDON: Wayne Rooney said Thursday (Friday in Manila) he was staying with Manchester United following persistent speculation he could make a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League. British media reports said Rooney’s agent, Paul Stretford, had been in China speaking to interested clubs but the United and England captain…

    Cleaning house

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    It’s been a long time com-ing but better late than never. After years of being the league’s laughing stock, the once proud and mighty Lakers franchise has finally pressed the long awaited reset button. Owner and president Jeanie Buss fired long-time general manager Mitch Kupchak and her brother executive vice-president…

    Lookout bulletin issued vs De Lima

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    THE tables have been turned against Sen. Leila de Lima, who used Lookout Bulletin Orders (LBO) to bar political figures, including former president Gloria Arroyo, from leaving the country when she was Justice secretary. The Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a lookout bulletin against De Lima to ensure that she…

    Pinay karateka sets eyes on Olympics

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    A native of Canelar Triplet, Zamboanga City, Heiddy Chloe Angeles, 19, is beauty and brawn shining in her chosen sport of karatedo. Angeles is a member of the Philippine Typhoons, the national team of the Philippine Karatedo Federation (PKF). National coach David Lay and PKF Secretary-General Raymund Lee Reyes seeing…

    Fishkill hits rivers in Negros town

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    BACOLOD CITY: The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) is investigating reports of a fishkill in rivers of Pontevedra, Negros Occidental affecting three barangay (villages). Joan Nathaniel Gerangaya, CENRO chief, said they sent a team to validate the reports received by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)…

    China continues to militarize South China Sea—experts

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    WASHINGTON, D.C.: Recent satellite imagery appears to show China is completing structures intended to house surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) on a series of artificial islands in the South China Sea, a Washington think-tank said Thursday. According to images published by the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, the structures are being installed on…

    Rica Peralejo writes a book on her inner transformation

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    Rica Peralejo has lived most of her life under the spotlight. The public saw her grow up on the small, initially as a child star in ABS-CBN’s popular youth oriented variety show Ang TV in 1992 and then through her teens as GMA Network’s T.G.I.S. in 1995. Between making television…

    Rica Peralejo writes a book on her inner transformation

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    Rica Peralejo has lived most of her life under the spotlight. The public saw her grow up on the small, initially as a child star in ABS-CBN’s popular youth oriented variety show Ang TV in 1992 and then through her teens as GMA Network’s T.G.I.S. in 1995. Between making television…

    The Porsche Panamera revealed

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    TWO words that generally aren’t thought of as belonging in the same sentence are “Porsche” and “sedan,” but with the unveiling of the second-generation Panamera, the Stuttgart automaker has cemented its place as a creator of the improbable. Revealed to the Philippines last Thursday evening at PGA Cars’ Porsche Centre…

    Celebs get ‘cheesy’ as iconic snacks join forces

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    Former beauty queen Shamcey Supsup-Lee (Miss Universe 2011 3rd runner-up) and husband Lloyd Lee, real life couple Aubrey Miles and Troy Montero, dance floor queen Regine Tolentino and up and coming actress Stephanie Sol led throngs of snackers in a one of a kind snack party. Held at Glorietta Activity…

    PNB Chair Flor Tarriela’s secret garden 

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    Idleness is not in Florencia “Flor” Gozon Tarriela’s vocabulary. For over 40 years, she has been serving the banking and finance industry tirelessly and triumphantly, while actively working with numerous organizations to help better the lives of Filipinos. A graduate of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major…