• Term-sharing with Rep. Velasco, not an issue – HS Cayetano
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    Term-sharing with Rep. Velasco, not an issue – HS Cayetano

    MANILA, Philippines – House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano insists that the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte on the leadership in the lower chamber of Congress must be respected. This is why, as far as Cayetano is concerned, the term-sharing in the House Speakership is no longer an issue between him

  • UV defends title vs UC in Cesafi semis
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    UV defends title vs UC in Cesafi semis

    THE University of the Visayas Green Lancers kept their title defense alive with a 81-62 spanking of the University of Cebu Webmasters in the semifinals of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi)

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    Claim that Build, Build, Build program is a failure: Fake news – Cayetano

    MANILA, Philippines – House Speaker Allan Peter Cayetano called out Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon for his statement that the implementation of the Build, Build, Build program was a “dismal failure”. Cayetano said Drilon’s claim was fake news, pointing out that the Duterte Administration has

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    MMDA holds dry run of SEA Games traffic plan

    MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday afternoon held a dry run of the stop-and-go scheme along major roads in Metro Manila for the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. The MMDA conducted the traffic simulation exercise along EDSA, Quezon Avenue, Roxas Boulevard

  • DFA consular services in Isabela suspended on Friday due to TS ‘Ramon’
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    DFA consular services in Isabela suspended on Friday due to TS ‘Ramon’

    MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday announced that consular services in its office in Isabela will be suspended on Friday, Nov. 15. In an advisory, the DFA said the suspension of consular operations is in anticipation of the possible landfall of Tropical Storm ‘Ramon

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    DILG tells youth to be wary of so-called Students’ Youth Camp

    MANILA, Philippines – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Thursday called on the youth to “think twice and be more discerning” before joining events organized by an alliance of student councils in line with the observance of the National Students’ Day this month. In a statement

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    Student reminds us you don’t have to be rich to help those in need

    Grade 12 student Jasper Mallari never knew he would have another chance to help the same stranger he helped a year ago. He was riding a jeepney when he noticed a kid who kept staring at him. He ignored it at first until their eyes met, the kid gave him a smile. He smiled back. […]The post Student reminds

  • Robredo, Gamboa agree: Oplan Tokhang will continue
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    Robredo, Gamboa agree: Oplan Tokhang will continue

    MANILA, Philippines – The implementation of Oplan Tokhang will continue as part of the anti-illegal drugs campaign of the government. According to PNP-OIC PLtGen. Archie Gamboa, this is part of the agreement they reached with Vice President Leni Robredo during their meeting on Thursday (Nov. 14). The

  • 27,000 police to be deployed in coming SEA Games
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    27,000 police to be deployed in coming SEA Games

    MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has laid the security measures it will implement in the coming Southeast Asian Games. PNP spokesperson PBGen. Bernard Banac said 27,000 police personnel will be deployed in ensuring peace and order in the event, to be assigned in the game venues

  • Dental clinic expandS IN Mactan
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    Dental clinic expandS IN Mactan

    A DENTAL clinic has expanded its operation in Lapu-Lapu City to cash in on the city’s booming tourism industry.Green Apple Dental Clinic chief executive officer Dr. David Alesna said they opened a new

  • Livelihood of inmates gets a boost through technology
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    Livelihood of inmates gets a boost through technology

    EVEN if they are in jail, inmates in the Balamban Municipal Jail can still hone their business skills through the Tech4Ed Center that helps widen their knowledge in digital literacy.In partnership with

  • Consumption, gov’t spending to spur growth in 2020 - Slamci
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    Consumption, gov’t spending to spur growth in 2020 - Slamci

    FASTER economic growth is expected next year, with consumption and stronger government spending seen supporting country’s growth direction.Valerie Pama, president at the Sun Life Asset Management Co.

  • More Filipinos pick student visa pathway
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    More Filipinos pick student visa pathway

    HOMEGROWN visa consultancy firm PinoyCare Visa Center Inc. will be holding a free orientation this month for those who wish to study and immigrate to Canada, Australia and New Zealand.The three-hour orientation

  • SHS-Ateneo de Cebu books ticket to finals after semis win over UV
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    SHS-Ateneo de Cebu books ticket to finals after semis win over UV

    THE Sacred Heart School (SHS)-Ateneo de Cebu Magis Eagles scored the game’s last 10 points to vanquish the University of the Visayas (UV) Baby Lancers, 48-41, and make a return to the finals of the Cebu

  • Chinese watchdog opens probe on Hikvision’s vice-chairman in fresh blow after US trade blacklist
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    Chinese watchdog opens probe on Hikvision’s vice-chairman in fresh blow after US trade blacklist

    Hikvision Digital Technology, the world’s largest supplier of video surveillance systems, saw its shares fall sharply on Thursday after China’s securities watchdog started an investigation on its billionaire vice-chairman, Gong Hongjia, for alleged breach of disclosure rules.Gong, Hikvision’s biggest

  • Bzzzzz: Did you hear the talk about Cobonpue being groomed for mayor?
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    Bzzzzz: Did you hear the talk about Cobonpue being groomed for mayor?

    PEOPLE talk about...[1] THE CLAIM THAT CARCAR PORK LECHON IS STILL 'KAGUMKOM' AFTER 3 DAYS. That drew some heat from detractors of Carcar City's now controversial product. No honest lechon

  • Disaster authorities closely monitor Cagayan River for possible overflow
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    Disaster authorities closely monitor Cagayan River for possible overflow

    ISABELA PROVINCE, Philippines – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) is closely monitoring the level of water in Cagayan River as tropical storm Ramon has started to affect the area. The river is seen to burst its banks as the storm is expected to bring heavy rainfall

  • Hong Kong protests: failure of students’ court bid to bar police from Chinese University campus has sent alarm bells ringing in academic circles. But what does it means for future?
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    Hong Kong protests: failure of students’ court bid to bar police from Chinese University campus has sent alarm bells ringing in academic circles. But what does it means for future?

    Hong Kong’s High Court on Wednesday rejected a bid by a Chinese University student leader to bar police from entering the campus.The application was filed on Tuesday, the second day of clashes between protesters and police on the scenic campus on the coast of Tolo Harbour. Officers fired more than 1,000

  • DILG hits Lagusnilad vandalism; wants sanctions vs vandals
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    DILG hits Lagusnilad vandalism; wants sanctions vs vandals

    MANILA, Philippines – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Thursday slammed the youth group that vandalized the newly-refurbished walls of the Lagusnilad underpass in Manila, describing the act as deplorable. “Nakakahiya ang ginawang pambababoy sa Lagusnilad pagkatapos itong

  • Chinese police say two of nine children abducted by ‘Aunt Mei’ traffickers have been found
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    Chinese police say two of nine children abducted by ‘Aunt Mei’ traffickers have been found

    Two people who were abducted as children about 15 years ago by a gang involving a go-between known as Aunt Mei have been found, police in southern China said.The woman in her 60s brokered the sale of nine boys in Guangdong province between 2003 to 2005, Chinese media reported last month as they turned

  • Police ban takes the parade out of Hong Kong’s pride celebrations, amid violent protests in the city
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    Police ban takes the parade out of Hong Kong’s pride celebrations, amid violent protests in the city

    pHong Kong’s annual pride parade has for the first time been reduced to a static rally, after police on Thursday rejected LGBT groups’ application for a march, amid intensifying civil unrest./p pYeo Wai-wai, director of the Hong Kong Pride Parade’s organising committee, accused police of informing them

  • Alibaba sets retail price for Hong Kong-listed shares after overwhelming response for global tranche of US$13.9 billion secondary listing
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    Alibaba sets retail price for Hong Kong-listed shares after overwhelming response for global tranche of US$13.9 billion secondary listing

    pAlibaba Group Holding has picked auspicious numbers for both its stock code and set the offer price for retail investors in its sale of new shares in Hong Kong, after receiving overwhelming response for the global tranche of its US$13.86 billion secondary listing, according to investment bankers and

  • Robredo wants clear PH drug war baseline data by yearend
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    Robredo wants clear PH drug war baseline data by yearend

    MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday asked agencies comprising the law enforcement cluster of the inter-agency committee on anti-illegal drugs (ICAD) to produce by year-end a clear set of data on the government’s campaign against illegal drugs. Robredo, who now co-leads ICAD,

  • Oplan Tokhang continues, PNP says
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    Oplan Tokhang continues, PNP says

    PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa said on Thursday, November 14, that Vice President Maria Leonor "Leni" Robredo has been convinced of the need

  • Burberry feels the impact of protests as Hong Kong sales fall to 5 per cent of total from 8 per cent
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    Burberry feels the impact of protests as Hong Kong sales fall to 5 per cent of total from 8 per cent

    pBritish luxury brand Burberry Group’s sales in Hong Kong fell in the second quarter and expects it to remain under pressure for the rest of the year as retailers bear the brunt of the ongoing anti-government protests that are now in their sixth month./p pSales in Hong Kong accounted for 5 per cent of