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EXCLUSIVE AFTER several months on the run, 1-Pacman Partylist Rep. Michael Romero can now come out from hiding. Court of Appeals’ 5th Division issued a ruling granting his petition to drop a qualified theft case against him and Felicia Aquino. In a 20-page decision dated November 16 and penned by…

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IF there is one institution that is most demonized at the moment, it would be mainstream media. They have been called “presstitutes,” bearers of fake news, and agents of demolition targeting President Duterte. There is debate on the proper role of mainstream media in a democratic society. What is at…

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KABAYAN Party-list has officially announced five candidates being considered to replace Rep. Harry Roque whom President Rodrigo Duterte appointed spokesman. They are lawyer Rommel Regalaro Begares, Kabayan Chairman Vicente “Jun” Malvar, Kabayan Secretary General Rogel Navarro, Kabayan Vice Chairman for Education Eduardo Bayona and Rebecca Lazada. In a press conference…

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Duterte asks China to operate 3rd telco

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte offered to China the “privilege” to operate a third telecommunications company to break the existing duopoly in the country, Malacañang said on Monday. The offer was made during the bilateral meeting between Duterte and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Malacañang on Wednesday, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said.…

7 Bacolod pushers meted life

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BACOLOD CITY: Seven drug pushers were sentenced to life imprisonment while seven others were meted a maximum of 17 years in jail for possession of illegal drugs. In separate decisions, Executive Judge Raymond Joseph Javier of Bacolod Regional Trial Court convicted Rey Steve Escaran Esteban, Randolf Padilla San Luis, Rhoda…

Duterte asks China to operate 3rd telco

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte offered to China the “privilege” to operate a third telecommunications company to break the existing duopoly in the country, Malacañang said on Monday. The offer was made during the bilateral meeting between Duterte and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Malacañang on Wednesday, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said.…

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The never-ending train horror saga

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The horror stories from the rail tracks never seem to end. As if the daily ordeal of waiting in incredibly long queues at the LRT-MRT and all sorts of delay and inconvenience during the ride are not enough, commuters also get exposed to safety risks from the frequent technical problems…

Duterte behind impeach rap – Sereno

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Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Monday claimed that President Rodrigo Duterte and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez are behind the filing of an impeachment complaint against her. In an interview with ANC’s Headstart, Sereno said Duterte himself issued statements about her lavish lifestyle. “Of course everybody knows what…

Govt to consider Clark airport plan

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Unsolicited proposal filed amid ongoing bidding for new terminal An unsolicited private sector proposal to develop Clark International Airport into an international gateway will be considered by the government, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) said on Monday. “DOTr and BCDA will thoroughly…

 

 

Baldwin blames bad shooting for Eagles’ fall

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Ateneo De Manila University head coach Tab Baldwin said that poor shooting is the cause of his wards’ massive 67-80 loss to Far Eastern University (FEU) in the Final Four of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 80 men’s basketball tournament on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum.…

Baldwin blames bad shooting for Eagles’ fall

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Ateneo De Manila University head coach Tab Baldwin said that poor shooting is the cause of his wards’ massive 67-80 loss to Far Eastern University (FEU) in the Final Four of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 80 men’s basketball tournament on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum.…


 

Military presents rescued fishermen

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ZAMBOANGA CITY: The military presented on Monday the five kidnapped Filipino fishing crew recovered by soldiers at a remote village in Tawi-Tawi, Sulu. Officials said the fishermen – Vergel Arquino, from Davao City; Jushua Ybanez; Emo Fausto; Junald Minalang and Spriano Sordid, all from Pagadian City in Zamboanga del Sur…

EU’s top diplomat sees Rohingya repatriation

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YANGON: The EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Monday hailed “extremely encouraging” talks with Aung San Suu Kyi on the Rohingya crisis, welcoming steps towards the repatriation of Muslims driven from Myanmar into Bangladesh. But her optimistic tone appeared sharply at odds with the realities on the ground in…

 

 

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I couldn’t help it. I just had to ask billionaire boy wonder Edgar “Injap” Sia II how he maintained his perfect flat top haircut. A must-do weekly trip to the barber, he says. With all that moolah – earned from the fabulous deal which handed his popular Mang Inasal…

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Owndays Owndays, the Japanese leader in optical design, infuses more style in eyewear and helps people achieve a fresh, new look every day with its limitless designs crafted by its talented roster of in-house designers. With over 1,500 different styles available, Owndays offers impressive variety and flexibility. Exciting the fashion…

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Nike Nike launches its line of new workout tights and pants under the new Nike Pants Studio, which provides athletes comfort and flexibility as they go about their day. The collection is specifically designed to adapt to an individual’s range of movement, supporting their active lifestyles and specific workouts. “We…

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Lung Hin, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila Marco Polo Ortigas Manila welcomes diners as the chefs of Lung Hin, led by guest culinary maestro Billy Cheong, fire up the kitchen. Discover a true, traditional Hong Kong staple with the premium roast goose dish by Chef Cheong, which will be featured on…

When parenting is questioned

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Has your parenting ever been questioned? Have you ever been “shamed” or criticized for your chosen way of raising your child? For giving them candies and letting them participate in Halloween parties when you are a Christian or for allowing them to wear heels and let them play with make…

Bruno Mars sweeps American Music Awards on ‘night of divas’

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LOS ANGELES: Bruno Mars took the top prize at the American Music Awards on Sunday (Monday in Manila) at a show that paid glowing tribute to legendary divas Diana Ross and the late Whitney Houston. Mars, the retro star who found fresh success with the funky beats and R&B harmonies…

The new Lamborghini Huracán Performante

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Automobili Lamborghini has unleashed the newest bull from its stable: the new Huracán Performante. Combining new lightweight technologies, active aerodynamics with aero vectoring and a new set-up of chassis, all-wheel-drive system and further improved powertrain, the Huracán Performante is truly the result of Lamborghini innovations, producing a super sports car…

When parenting is questioned

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Has your parenting ever been questioned? Have you ever been “shamed” or criticized for your chosen way of raising your child? For giving them candies and letting them participate in Halloween parties when you are a Christian or for allowing them to wear heels and let them play with make…

Superstars of the 31st Asean Summit

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World leaders who drew attention in PH visit As world leaders planed in one after the other in Clark and Manila for the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit last weekend, global attention turned to the Philippines and hit its peak, not only for the results of the…

When parenting is questioned

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Has your parenting ever been questioned? Have you ever been “shamed” or criticized for your chosen way of raising your child? For giving them candies and letting them participate in Halloween parties when you are a Christian or for allowing them to wear heels and let them play with make…

The Lookbook

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Experts share their beauty and wardrobe tips on how to move from the BPO floor to another platform in life As with any industry, hard work is the key to success. The experts that have been tapped to mentor and work with the candidates of the first-ever Mr. and Ms.…

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I think it was Anna Wintour in the “canonical” The September Issue who said, “People are frightened of fashion and that because it scares them or it makes them feel insecure, they put it down.” I was one of those people. I look back and I see fashion as an…

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In the past six years that I’ve been doing hair and makeup, I often get asked what my favorite job experiences are. I have several memorable moments, and I was thinking of sharing some of the more apparent ones from time to time. Hair and makeup isn’t exactly the kind…

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Because “sweater weather” isn’t even that cold International, mostly western, brands release their collections seasonally. They take note of the predicted weather patterns, such as the dip and rise of temperatures, when coming up with garments. Spring, summer, fall and winter: these are the seasons that greatly influence the possible…