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Court clears Mikee Romero

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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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Chinese envoy ends NKorea trip

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BEIJING: A Chinese special envoy on Monday ended a four-day trip to North Korea during which the two sides discussed regional concerns but made no direct statements about the nuclear crisis. Officially, Song Tao was sent by President Xi Jinping to report on the outcome of the Chinese Communist Party’s…

EU says confident of German ‘stability and continuity’

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BRUSSELS: The EU is confident of “stability and continuity” in Germany despite the collapse of talks to form a coalition government, leaving Chancellor Angela Merkel scrambling to save the country from crisis. Europe’s biggest economy faces snap elections or months of paralysis under a lame duck government after Merkel’s efforts…

Sotto to file cyber libel case against blogger over ‘Palace dog’ tag

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SENATE Minority Leader Vicente Sotto 3rd will file this week a cyber libel case against a blogger who posted an article tagging him and six other senators as “Malacañang dogs.” Sotto in an interview Monday said the complaint would be filed against Eduardo Dayao also known as Cocoy Dayao of SilentNoMore.ph. Aside…

Kabayan party-list split over candidates to replace Roque

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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…

Iraq fires new salvo in political row with Kurds

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BAGHDAD: Iraq’s top court on Monday declared the Kurdish north’s independence referendum in September to be unconstitutional, firing a new salvo in the political crisis with the autonomous region. The legal move marked the latest stage in the dispute between Baghdad and Kurdish regional capital Arbil sparked by the referendum,…

China says Myanmar, Bangladesh back Rohingya crisis plan

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BEIJING: China said on Monday that Myanmar and Bangladesh have backed its plan to resolve a crisis that has caused more than 600,000 Rohingya refugees to flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh. Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi presented a “three-phase solution” during visits to Bangladesh last week and Myanmar this weekend.…

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1960s cult killer Charles Manson dead at 83

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LOS ANGELES: Charles Manson, the psychopathic guru who masterminded a savage killing spree in the United States in the late 1960s that shocked the world, has died aged 83, California prison officials said. Manson “died of natural causes at 8:13 p.m. (0213 GMT Monday) on Sunday” at a hospital in…

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.…

PH shooters shine in 2017 IPSC Handgun World Shoot XVIII

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Members of the Philippine Team (left of podium) Jeufro Emil “Jag” Lejano, Wilfredo Martin Jr., Bernardo Mari V. Alejandro and William Magalong have won silver medals in the Team Classic category (overall) of the 2017 IPSC Handgun World Shoot XVIII held at Châteauroux, France, from August 28 to September 3.…

Juve crashes as captain Buffon, Barzagli rested

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MILAN: Captain Gianluigi Buffon and defender Andrea Barzagli were rested by Juventus in the wake of Italy’s World Cup exit as the Serie A champions lost 3-2 at Sampdoria on Sunday (Monday in Manila). Juventus were three goals down heading into injury time after Colombian Duvan Zapata, Uruguayan Lucas Torreira…

Mon Fernandez bares rotten system in the POC

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Ramon “Mon” Fernandez, one of the active commissioners of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has exposed the stinking system within the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). Fernandez has been consistently revealing POC misdeeds in social media, TV and news. He knew that the PSC was created by the virtue of Republic…

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…

Birdie blitz puts Feng among leaders in Japan

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TOKYO: Defending champion Feng Shanshan birdied five of her last seven holes as she recovered from a slow start to share a seven-way tie for the lead at the LPGA Japan Classic on Friday. China’s Feng, who is looking to become the first player to defend an LPGA title in…

 

 

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…

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…

 

 

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…

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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…