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Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) offers its newest model, the all-new Elantra. Named ‘Avante’ in South Korea, the sixth generation Elantra looks to build on its established heritage in the Philippine compact sedan segment, with sleek appearance and distinguished performance features. The all-new Elantra’s features speak volumes about Fluidic Sculpture…

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A company whose cargo ship was involved in the ferry disaster on Friday confirmed that its vessels were involved in four other tragedies that claimed more than 5,000 lives between them. The first of those accidents occurred in 1987 when the firm’s Dona Paz ferry collided with an oil tanker,…

‘A banging noise, then the boat began to sink’

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Maribel Manalo, 23, recounted to her brother the horror of suddenly being plunged into the cold water in darkness, and emerging from the chaos of a sinking ferry without her mother. Manalo was among the passengers of the M/V St. Thomas Aquinas who survived the tragedy off Talisay City on…

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Hundreds of ZestAir passengers were stranded on Saturday at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport following a suspension order from the Civil Aviation Aircraft Authority of the Philippines (CAAP). Passengers have been told to wait since Friday as the airline management negotiated with other airlines to book their passengers. ZestAir said…

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WASHINGTON: A new study linked heavy coffee drinking to increased death risk among people under 55 years old. Published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the study found a statistically significant 21 percent increased mortality among those drinking more than 28 cups of coffee a week or 4 cups of…

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Most parts of Luzon including Metro Manila will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers in the next 24 hours due to southwest monsoon (hanging habagat) enhanced by tropical depression “Maring”, the weather bureau said on Saturday. Weather Forecaster Fernando Cada said “Maring” was located at 325 km East…

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THE UAAP’s attempt to kick the FESSAP out of the Federation Internationale du Sport Universitaire (FISU) was a huge and well-deserved failure. At the general assembly of the world body, the UAAP application to replace the Federation of School Sports Associations as the legitimate Philippine representative at FISU was roundly…

UAAP’s bid for FISU recognition continues

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THE war is not yet over. University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) board member Ricky Palou told me that, downplaying the reaffirmation by the general assembly of the Federation Internationale du Sport Universitaire (FISU) of the membership in FISU of the Federation of School Sports Associations of the Philippines…

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The following letter was sent to FISU president Claude Gallien “to memorialize” the content of the meeting between the official representative of the Federation of School Sports Associations of the Philippines (FESSAP) and Gallien on July 2, 2013 in Kazan on the eve of the FISU General Assembly. The letter…

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