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Ortigas sisters claim uncle ‘stole’ their father’s body

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THE problem with the Ortigas clan took a different turn when the daughters of a well-known heir said the siblings of their father have treated them badly and have transferred and cremated his body without their knowledge. Michelle and Francesa Litton-Ortigas, daughters of Jose Ortigas and Edwina Litton, said they…

Suspected terrorist charged

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Criminal charges were filed against a suspected member of the International terrorist group ISIS on Monday, two days after his arrest in Ermita, Manila. Fehmi Lassqued alias John Rasheed Lassoned, a Tunisian, was charged at the Department of Justice. Lassqued underwent inquest proceedings on Sunday at the Philippine Army headquarters.…

Ortigas sisters claim uncle ‘stole’ their father’s body

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THE problem with the Ortigas clan took a different turn when the daughters of a well-known heir said the siblings of their father have treated them badly and have transferred and cremated his body without their knowledge. Michelle and Francesa Litton-Ortigas, daughters of Jose Ortigas and Edwina Litton, said they…

US’ GUN ADDICTION

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Senate ratifies cybercrime, tax treaties

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The Senate on Monday passed on third and final reading five resolutions concurring the ratification of five treaties, including the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime which would prevent syndicates from making the Philippines a “haven” for their illegal activities. Senators also unanimously ratified four treaties covering the Philippines’ Double Taxation Avoidance…

Third telco player must be worth P10B

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Any Telecommunications firm looking to challenge the Globe and PLDT duopoly should be worth at least P10 billion based on draft rules released by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). Under a proposed joint memorandum circular to be issued by the DICT, Department of Finance, National Telecommunications Commission…

Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Stephen in All-Star classic

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LOS ANGELES: Team LeBron up-staged Team Stephen 148-145 in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday (Monday in Manila) in a thrilling duel that featured spectacular plays at both ends of the court by the game’s premier players. Playing-captain LeBron James finished with 29 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists to…

Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Stephen in All-Star classic

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LOS ANGELES: Team LeBron up-staged Team Stephen 148-145 in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday (Monday in Manila) in a thrilling duel that featured spectacular plays at both ends of the court by the game’s premier players. Playing-captain LeBron James finished with 29 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists to…

6 commandos wounded in NPA ambush in Rizal

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SIX members of the elite Special Action Force (SAF) were wounded in an attack staged by New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Barangay San Jose in Antipolo City on Sunday while a Philippine Army lieutenant and four soldiers were injured in a roadside bombing by Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF)…

Hundreds stranded in Malaysia cable car accident

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KUALA LUMPUR: Hundreds of tourists were stranded for hours after a cable car broke down on the Malaysian island of Langkawi, authorities said on Monday, with some left dangling in cabins over a jungle-clad mountain as night fell. Over 1,000 tourists, including some Western and Chinese visitors, and scores of…

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Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo welcomes Lunar New Year

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As the Filipino-Chinese community prepared to welcome the Lunar New Year, so did PGA Cars Inc. In an exclusive celebration on the eve of the Year Of The Earth Dog, Porsche Philippines gathered select members of the media and its partners for a sumptuous lunch, served with the traditional Chinese…

Enrique Gil’s colorful life

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While the flowers he sent to on-screen partner and special friend, Liza Soberano, on Valentine’s Day have probably wilted by now, Enrique Gil continues to declare his feelings for the beautiful actress via social media. And, as two of the hottest young stars today, every one of his posts turns…

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo welcomes Lunar New Year

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As the Filipino-Chinese community prepared to welcome the Lunar New Year, so did PGA Cars Inc. In an exclusive celebration on the eve of the Year Of The Earth Dog, Porsche Philippines gathered select members of the media and its partners for a sumptuous lunch, served with the traditional Chinese…

A Neighbor’s Smoke is Toxic—Especially to Children

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That nasty smell is the first thing you notice. Cigarette smoke is inside your house. But you don’t smoke – so how’s it getting in there? Truth is, secondhand smoke is sneaky. It doesn’t need an open door or window to enter your apartment. A neighbor’s smoke can travel through…

Home on a mission of love

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One too many times, law enforcers are portrayed in movies and television as intimidating figures albeit sworn protectors of the community. While a commanding stance, body type and attitude are arguably useful in warding off the “bad guys,” the public often forgets that underneath the uniform, badges and perpetually folded…

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo welcomes Lunar New Year

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As the Filipino-Chinese community prepared to welcome the Lunar New Year, so did PGA Cars Inc. In an exclusive celebration on the eve of the Year Of The Earth Dog, Porsche Philippines gathered select members of the media and its partners for a sumptuous lunch, served with the traditional Chinese…

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