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    TO paraphrase the opening line of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, public opinion survey firms are not all alike; each is different in its own way. Three opinion research organizations—SWS, Pulse Asia and Financial Times Confidential Research— took turns last month in measuring the Filipino public’s…

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    THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has declared war on transport network vehicle sharing (TNVS) companies Grab and Uber. A threat was issued that by Wednesday, July 26, all unregistered Grab and Uber cars will be apprehended. And the people who will be inconvenienced reacted negatively and erupted…

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    TWO months after declaring martial law in Mindanao, President Rodrigo Duterte said he did so to avoid impeachment. In remarks before government troops in Marawi City on Thursday, Duterte said avoiding impeachment was one of the reasons behind his martial law declaration on May 23 under Proclamation 216. “Because of…

    7 killed as Reds launch attack in Negros

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    NEW People’s Army (NPA) rebels ambushed a town councilor in Negros Oriental on Friday, killing seven people including six policemen, two days after the President cancelled peace talks with the communists. The Philippine Army’s 79th Infantry Battalion deployed troops to respond to the ambush in Guihulngan, Negros Oriental. Capt. Ruel…

    Situation normal all fouled up

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    URBAN legend has it that a famous Filipino movie actress from the 1980s told a hanger-on to order “ambience” for everyone sitting around a dining table in a high-end restaurant even if the “item” was not listed on the menu. Money was no object to the beautiful “bold” star being…

    Proposed NATL ID to expand CCT program

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    SENATOR Sherwin Gatchalian, chairman of the Senate Committee on Economic Affairs, said the proposed national identification (ID) system will expand coverage of the government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program for poor families adding that the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) can use the scheme to identify qualified beneficiaries…

    Rachel Alejandro, Carla Guevarra bring ‘Spamalot’ to life

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    A spellbinding cast led by singer-actress Rachel Alejandro and “Miss Saigon” alumna Carla Guevarra, with Lorenz Martinez and Noel Rayos, will set the musical stage on fire when “Monty Python’s Spamalot” debuts on July 28 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City. The Tony, Drama Desk and…

     

     

    Bolts batter Blackwater

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    Last year’s Governor’s Cup finalist Meralco started its campaign on a high note, with a resounding 107-78 triumph over Blackwater on Friday in the Philippine Basketball Association Season 42 Governor’s Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. Riding on a strong start, the Bolts established a 30-8 lead behind Allen Durham’s split…

    Newcomers Belgium stuns Norway, Dutch down Danes

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    BREDA, Netherlands: Elke Van Gorp and Janice Cayman gave Belgium their first-ever win at the women’s Euros as the Red Flames stunned 2013 runners-up Norway 2-0 in Breda on Thursday (Friday in Manila). In the day’s other Group A game in Rotterdam, Sherida Spitse’s penalty gave the Netherlands a 1-0 win…

    A king’s wish

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    Several reports have come out that LeBron “The King” James was concerned about the Cavaliers’ offseason and management’s inability to put together a roster that can compete with its 3-time Finals rival Golden State Warriors. The Cavaliers were whipped by the Warriors four games to one in the recent Finals…

    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…

    Jin Lopez shows SEA Games readiness, wins gold in Korea Open

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    Rising tae kwon do star Pauline Louise Lopez displayed her readiness to represent the Philippines in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Malaysia next month by winning a gold medal in the 2017 Chuncheon Korea Open Interna-tional  Taekwondo Championships last July 5 in Chuncheon, South Korea. Lopez, 20, showed courage…


     

     

    2 ASG men killed in Sulu encounter

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    TWO Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) members were killed while a soldier was wounded after military troops encountered about 30 fully-armed bandits in Patikul, Sulu on Thursday while on rescue operation for kidnap victims, the commander of Joint Task Force Sulu said on Friday. In a text message sent to reporters,…

    Time runs out for talks between North and South

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    SEOUL: Time ran out Friday on a proposal for rare inter-Korean military talks, with the North refusing to respond to the South’s offer to open dialogue to ease simmering tension. Seoul had proposed to hold the rare talks this week at the border truce village of Panmunjom to ease hostilities…

     

     

    Pursuing a proud and beloved legacy

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    The gift of family is truly so precious that parents end up spending their lifetime working on  a legacy to leave their children. For besides ideally raising them with sound values and good health, mothers and fathers especially are compelled to provide their children with the means to succeed in…

    Director Soxie Topacio
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    VETERAN film, theater and movie actor and director Socrates Hernandez Topacio, better known in the industry as Soxie, passed away on Friday night after succumbing to cancer. He was 65. The news was confirmed by Topacio’s niece, Zarah, on media hours after his passing at 8:55 p.m. Topacio’s niece said…

    The most powerful 911 unveiled

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    Porsche has premiered its new 911 GT2 RS in this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in Goodwood, United Kingdom, with 700 horsepower and 750 Newton-meters of torque from its highly tweaked twin turbo flat-six, making it the most powerful 911 ever made. The engine was based from the 911 Turbo…

    The beauty pros and their picks

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    An impressive gathering of top beauty experts met up for the “Glam Session” event at SM Makati where they generously shared their latest makeup tricks and trends with women of all ages, as well young individuals aspiring to be makeup artists themselves. Among those spotted at the event were Bambi…

    Pursuing a proud and beloved legacy

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    The gift of family is truly so precious that parents end up spending their lifetime working on  a legacy to leave their children. For besides ideally raising them with sound values and good health, mothers and fathers especially are compelled to provide their children with the means to succeed in…

    Boardroom Watch

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    Passion for a cold dessert led to one of the best artisanal There is the usual affectionate horseplay between father and son Francisco “Paco” and Jaime Magsaysay, who are hamming it up for the camera. Except that their antics take place in a walk-in freezer where the temperature is -30…

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    Coach 1941 Fall Campaign Coach launches its newest global campaign, Coach 1941, which introduces its highly-anticipated Fall 2017 collection. Shot in Brooklyn, in an authentic subway train, the spirited campaign becomes a beautiful homage to New York with its rich, seductive palette of burgundy and caramel. The Fall 2017 collection…

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    BOSS Menswear 2017 For Fall 2017, BOSS Menswear presents an inspired collection tailored for the modern traveler. The collection – which highlights innovative fabrics such as boiled wool, bonded leather and lightweight nylon – puts great importance on performance and functionality with each piece designed to endure any wild adventure.…

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    Tory Burch Fall-Winter 2017 Collection In its Fall-Winter 2017 Collection, Tory Burch channels the fearlessness and irreverence of Katharine Hepburn’s character in The Philadelphia Story with a play on Fair Isle knits, barn jackets, plaid tweeds, prints, and enlarged shearling. Hepburn, the ultimate style icon when it comes to androgynous…