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Beau Belga, Rain or Shine determined to force Game 7 vs Magnolia

MANILA, Philippines---From knockout playoff games to nerve-wracking Game 7's, Beau Belga had been there and done that having played for more than a decade and counting in the PBA. Belga has won and lost Game 7's but no matter the result, the experience of
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Beau Belga, Rain or Shine determined to force Game 7 vs Magnolia

MANILA, Philippines---From knockout playoff games to nerve-wracking Game 7's, Beau Belga had been there and done that having played for more than a decade and counting in the PBA. Belga has won and lost Game 7's but no matter the result, the experience of being in such a defining game is something that the Rain or Shine bruiser never forgets. And he wants his young teammates to realize its importance and use it as added motivation heading into Friday night's Game 6 of the Philippine Cup semifinals against Magnolia. "This is not the time to give up. I told them, if the series reaches Game 7, it will be something you will never forget. You will bring that experience of playing...Keep on reading: Beau Belga, Rain or Shine determined to force Game 7 vs Magnolia

DTI seeks removal of Asean trade barriers

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for the study and removal of “unnecessary” nontariff barriers imposed by some members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean)…READ The post DTI seeks removal of Asean trade barrier
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DTI seeks removal of Asean trade barriers

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for the study and removal of “unnecessary” nontariff barriers imposed by some members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean)…READ The post DTI seeks removal of Asean trade barriers appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

S&P grants ‘BBB’ rating to govt euro bond offer

THE government’s planned euro debt market received on Thursday an investment grade score from S&P Global Ratings. In a statement, the debt watcher said it had “assigned its ‘BBB’ long-term…READ The post S&P grants ‘BBB’ rating to go
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S&P grants ‘BBB’ rating to govt euro bond offer

THE government’s planned euro debt market received on Thursday an investment grade score from S&P Global Ratings. In a statement, the debt watcher said it had “assigned its ‘BBB’ long-term…READ The post S&P grants ‘BBB’ rating to govt euro bond offer appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

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Trump to crack down on visa overstays, mostly by Africans and Asians

President Donald Trump's crackdown on visa overstays will target about 12% of foreigners who legally enter the U.S. on short-term visas but remain after visa expiration and are mostly from African and Asian nations. Trump ordered the secretaries of State a
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Trump to crack down on visa overstays, mostly by Africans and Asians

President Donald Trump's crackdown on visa overstays will target about 12% of foreigners who legally enter the U.S. on short-term visas but remain after visa expiration and are mostly from African and Asian nations. Trump ordered the secretaries of State and Homeland Security to crack down on countries whose citizens are most likely to overstay their visas, a long-term problem that is now the biggest source of illegal immigration into the U.S., according to USA Today and Associated Press reports. More than 569,000 foreigners overstayed their visas last year, according to Homeland Security data. Trump ordered penalties for countries whose citizens overstay their tourist and b...Keep on reading: Trump to crack down on visa overstays, mostly by Africans and Asians

Recharged Hotshots go for kill vs Painters in Game 6

MANILA, Philippines---Physically and mentally reinvigorated, Magnolia has regained its old self after the Lenten break and is now on the cusp of entering the Philippine Cup finals. The Hotshots on Wednesday beat the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters for the th
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Recharged Hotshots go for kill vs Painters in Game 6

MANILA, Philippines---Physically and mentally reinvigorated, Magnolia has regained its old self after the Lenten break and is now on the cusp of entering the Philippine Cup finals. The Hotshots on Wednesday beat the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters for the third straight time after the dropping the first two games of their best-of-seven semifinals series. They go for the jugular Friday night but despite all the momentum on their side, they expect Game 6 to be their toughest game yet. «We won but we don't have any reason to celebrate yet because there had been a lot of teams that lost despite being up 3-2 in the series,» said Magnolia guard Mark Barroca in Filipino. "We don't wa...Keep on reading: Recharged Hotshots go for kill vs Painters in Game 6

Should I Quit My Job? the Tell-Tale Signs That Its Time to Move on

Should I Quit My Job? You are miserable today, you're tired of your job and you think you should quit your job. You are not satisfied at work anymore. The words 'Job Satisfaction' may be a new term for some, however, deciding on whether or not to quit your j
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Should I Quit My Job? the Tell-Tale Signs That Its Time to Move on

Should I Quit My Job? You are miserable today, you're tired of your job and you think you should quit your job. You are not satisfied at work anymore. The words 'Job Satisfaction' may be a new term for some, however, deciding on whether or not to quit your job has a lot to do with job satisfaction. When we think about quitting our jobs, we first think about why we want to quit our job. Are we satisfied with the work we do? Are we happy at our job? These are just a couple of thoughts in our heads when we have decided its time to quit our job. Thinking About Quitting Your Job? Everyone goes through this debate with themselves, some more than others. This has passed in our minds on numer...Keep on reading: Should I Quit My Job? the Tell-Tale Signs That Its Time to Move on

I Need a Loan Fast: How to Get a Loan QUICK

HELP!! I need a loan fast! How many times have you thought this to yourself or even said it out loud? What did you do? Did you find a loan fast? What was the best loan available fast and for you? Emergencies happen and life happens. When this happens, we nee
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I Need a Loan Fast: How to Get a Loan QUICK

HELP!! I need a loan fast! How many times have you thought this to yourself or even said it out loud? What did you do? Did you find a loan fast? What was the best loan available fast and for you? Emergencies happen and life happens. When this happens, we need a loan fast. We need money as soon as we can get it. You may need an amount that is more than what you have to your name. Is there a way to get a fast-personal loan to help you out? Lenders are available that offer fast turn around for loans that you may need. They can loan money right now, but they may take advantage of your desperation. They will try to tie you down with fees that are really high, interest rates, and costs. We ...Keep on reading: I Need a Loan Fast: How to Get a Loan QUICK

Facebook and User Privacy: FTC Fine of up to $5 Billion

Privacy Fine Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users' privacy. The company set aside $3 billion in itsquarterly earnings reportWednesday a
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Facebook and User Privacy: FTC Fine of up to $5 Billion

Privacy Fine Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users' privacy. The company set aside $3 billion in itsquarterly earnings reportWednesday as a contingency against the possible penalty but noted that the «matter remains unresolved.» The one-time charge slashed Facebook's first-quarter net income considerably, although revenue grew by 25% in the period. The FTC has been looking into whether Facebook broke its own 2011 agreement promising to protect user privacy. Investors shrugged off the charge and sent the company's stock up nearly 5% to $190.89 in after-hours trad...Keep on reading: Facebook and User Privacy: FTC Fine of up to $5 Billion

Filipino worker in Libya realizes it’s time to leave

MANILA, Philippines --- The morning after a Filipino worker in Libya knew his family in the quake-stricken province of Pampanga was safe, a loud explosion caused by the escalating violence in the African country made him realize it was time to leave. Elme
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Filipino worker in Libya realizes it’s time to leave

MANILA, Philippines --- The morning after a Filipino worker in Libya knew his family in the quake-stricken province of Pampanga was safe, a loud explosion caused by the escalating violence in the African country made him realize it was time to leave. Elmer Cato, Charg d'Affaires at the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli, shared the story of 49-year-old Enrique Guiao in his Facebook post late Thursday. «Everyday for the past three weeks, Enrique Guiao would wake up at 5:30 a.m. He would join six other Filipinos in climbing out of the bunker where they had been spending their nights in since fighting broke out in the outskirts of Tripoli on April 4,» Cato wrote. "On Tuesday morning the...Keep on reading: Filipino worker in Libya realizes it’s time to leave

With lasting legacy within reach, Santos and Beermen vow not to let it slip away

MANILA, Philippines---Winning another championship isn't going to cut it for Arwind Santos. With a fifth straight trip to the PBA Philippine Cup Finals, Santos and the San Miguel Beermen have a chance to solidify their legacy in the rich history of the lea
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With lasting legacy within reach, Santos and Beermen vow not to let it slip away

MANILA, Philippines---Winning another championship isn't going to cut it for Arwind Santos. With a fifth straight trip to the PBA Philippine Cup Finals, Santos and the San Miguel Beermen have a chance to solidify their legacy in the rich history of the league. «This is where we'll be tested, this is where we'll prove if we really are the best team,» said Santos after the Beermen get their shot at a historic five-peat in the Philippine Cup. «Even if we're dead, if we win our fifth straight championship, we'll still be talked about.» The Beermen wrapped up their series against top ranked Phoenix in five games, capping it off with a 105-94 win Wednesday night, moving them close...Keep on reading: With lasting legacy within reach, Santos and Beermen vow not to let it slip away

Christian, Vin grace Aliwan Fiesta

  Guests and merrymakers alike will be treated to a string of performance from top musical acts invited to further enliven Aliwan Fiesta's exciting events presented by Manila Broadcasting Company till tomorrow. Christian Bautista and Jason Fernande
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Christian, Vin grace Aliwan Fiesta

  Guests and merrymakers alike will be treated to a string of performance from top musical acts invited to further enliven Aliwan Fiesta's exciting events presented by Manila Broadcasting Company till tomorrow. Christian Bautista and Jason Fernandez will serenade participants of the Reyna ng Aliwan pageant today, while Vin Abrenica and 6CycleMind will grace its awarding ceremonies tomorrow, following the grand parade and street dance showdown. Visit aliwanfiesta.com.ph....Keep on reading: Christian, Vin grace Aliwan Fiesta

PH validating if bodies in Cyprus mineshaft belong to missing Filipinas

MANILA, Philippines --- The remains of two murdered women found in a mineshaft in Cyprus might be those of two Filipinos reported missing since 2018, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday. In a phone interview withINQUIRER.net, Acting DFA Ass
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PH validating if bodies in Cyprus mineshaft belong to missing Filipinas

MANILA, Philippines --- The remains of two murdered women found in a mineshaft in Cyprus might be those of two Filipinos reported missing since 2018, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday. In a phone interview withINQUIRER.net, Acting DFA Assistant Secretary Emmanuel Fernandez of the Office of Strategic Communications and Research said the Philippine Embassy in Athens is currently verifying if those bodies found in the abandoned mineshaft are indeed the Filipinos who vanished last year. «Actually, as early as 2018, 'yong ating Embassy sa Athens... may report na missing Filipino citizens as early as 2018,» Fernandez said. "Ni-report na nila sa pulis and of course th...Keep on reading: PH validating if bodies in Cyprus mineshaft belong to missing Filipinas

Microsoft tops trillion-dollar mark for first time

NEW YORK, United States --- Microsoft hit the trillion-dollar value mark Thursday for the first time, becoming the third technology giant to reach the symbolic milestone. Shares in Microsoft rallied some five percent to $130.59 in early Wall Street trade a
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Microsoft tops trillion-dollar mark for first time

NEW YORK, United States --- Microsoft hit the trillion-dollar value mark Thursday for the first time, becoming the third technology giant to reach the symbolic milestone. Shares in Microsoft rallied some five percent to $130.59 in early Wall Street trade after a robust earnings report a day earlier. That gave Microsoft a market capitalization of just over $1 trillion, before dipping back slightly. At its current levels, Microsoft is the world's most valuable company, ahead of Apple and Amazon, which last year topped $1 trillion before slipping back. On Wednesday, Microsoft said profits in the quarter to March 31 rose 19 percent to $8.8 billion on revenues of $30.8 billion, an...Keep on reading: Microsoft tops trillion-dollar mark for first time

Philippines and China keep lines open on maritime row

BEIJING --- The Philippines and China agreed to resolve differences in maritime claims through bilateral mechanisms without prejudice to theirburgeoning alliance and economic cooperation. President Rodrigo Duterte raised the issue of the West Philippine Sea
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Philippines and China keep lines open on maritime row

BEIJING --- The Philippines and China agreed to resolve differences in maritime claims through bilateral mechanisms without prejudice to theirburgeoning alliance and economic cooperation. President Rodrigo Duterte raised the issue of the West Philippine Sea, particularly the situation in Pag-asa Island, during bilateral meeting with China's President Xi Jinping on Thursday. «Both agree that the situation can be managed by the mechanism of bilateral negotiations but it should not affect the cooperation being undertaken by both the Philippines and China and they look forward to a productive discussion on matters of mutual concern and interests,» Presidential spokesperson and chief legal ...Keep on reading: Philippines and China keep lines open on maritime row

Top Sri Lanka defense official resigns over blasts

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka --- Sri Lanka's top defense official resigned on Thursday over security failures that led to the deadly Easter bombings, as Catholic churches suspended all services fearing further attacks. Sri Lanka's government has come under increasin
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Top Sri Lanka defense official resigns over blasts

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka --- Sri Lanka's top defense official resigned on Thursday over security failures that led to the deadly Easter bombings, as Catholic churches suspended all services fearing further attacks. Sri Lanka's government has come under increasing pressure over the revelation it failed to act on intelligence about planned attacks, which claimed nearly 360 lives, and Hemasiri Fernando had been widely expected to step down. A defense ministry official said Fernando had submitted a letter of resignation to head-of-state Maithripala Sirisena. «He told the president that he was accepting responsibility and resigning so that the president can make a new appointment,» the...Keep on reading: Top Sri Lanka defense official resigns over blasts

Rockets wait to see if they’ll get shot at Warriors

HOUSTON --- Minutes after the Houston Rockets eliminated the Utah Jazz to advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the third straight season they were already looking ahead to the possibility of getting another shot at the Golden State Warriors. &l
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Rockets wait to see if they’ll get shot at Warriors

HOUSTON --- Minutes after the Houston Rockets eliminated the Utah Jazz to advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the third straight season they were already looking ahead to the possibility of getting another shot at the Golden State Warriors. «That's what I want,» center Clint Capela said. «I want to face them.» Veteran Chris Paul slightly scolded the 24-year-old for acknowledging that this is the matchup Houston has been looking forward to all season. «That's going to be all over (the internet),» Paul said, shaking his head. But Paul couldn't deny that the Rockets are well aware that the Warriors have been the biggest roadblock to them vying for their first ti...Keep on reading: Rockets wait to see if they’ll get shot at Warriors

Pulse Asia: Bayan Muna tops party-list poll despite ‘red-tagging’

MILITANT group Bayan Muna bagged the top spot among all the party-list organizations participating in the May 13 midterm polls, according to the latest Pulse Asia survey released on Thursday….READ The post Pulse Asia: Bayan Muna tops party-list poll des
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Pulse Asia: Bayan Muna tops party-list poll despite ‘red-tagging’

MILITANT group Bayan Muna bagged the top spot among all the party-list organizations participating in the May 13 midterm polls, according to the latest Pulse Asia survey released on Thursday….READ The post Pulse Asia: Bayan Muna tops party-list poll despite ‘red-tagging’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

SWS: Filipinos who experienced hunger dips in first quarter of 2019

THE number of Filipino families that experienced hunger in the first quarter of 2019 dropped slightly, a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey said. The survey from March 29 to 31…READ The post SWS: Filipinos who experienced hunger dips in first quarter
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SWS: Filipinos who experienced hunger dips in first quarter of 2019

THE number of Filipino families that experienced hunger in the first quarter of 2019 dropped slightly, a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey said. The survey from March 29 to 31…READ The post SWS: Filipinos who experienced hunger dips in first quarter of 2019 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Metro Manila sizzles anew

ANOTHER record high temperature and heat index scorched residents of Metro Manila on Wednesday, the state weather bureau said. A heat index or level of human discomfort of 39 degrees…READ The post Metro Manila sizzles anew appeared first on The Manila
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Metro Manila sizzles anew

ANOTHER record high temperature and heat index scorched residents of Metro Manila on Wednesday, the state weather bureau said. A heat index or level of human discomfort of 39 degrees…READ The post Metro Manila sizzles anew appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Palace: PH stand vs Canada over trash shipment ‘non-negotiable’

MALACAÑANG on Thursday maintained that the Philippine government’s stand for Canada to take back heaps of trash illegally shipped to the country was “non-negotiable.” Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo made the…READ The post Palace: PH
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Palace: PH stand vs Canada over trash shipment ‘non-negotiable’

MALACAÑANG on Thursday maintained that the Philippine government’s stand for Canada to take back heaps of trash illegally shipped to the country was “non-negotiable.” Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo made the…READ The post Palace: PH stand vs Canada <br> over trash shipment ‘non-negotiable’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

‘All is well’: Britney reassures fans over mental health

LOS ANGELES: Pop princess Britney Spears took to Instagram on Wednesday amid swirling rumors she was being held against her will in a mental facility, telling her 22 million followers:…READ The post ‘All is well’: Britney reassures fans ove
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‘All is well’: Britney reassures fans over mental health

LOS ANGELES: Pop princess Britney Spears took to Instagram on Wednesday amid swirling rumors she was being held against her will in a mental facility, telling her 22 million followers:…READ The post ‘All is well’: Britney reassures fans over mental health appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Far-right party leaders meet in Prague ahead of EU vote

PRAGUE: Prague will on Thursday host a meeting of populist far-right party leaders seeking unprecedented success in European elections next month following a steep rise of anti-EU movements across Europe….READ The post Far-right party leaders meet in Pr
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Far-right party leaders meet in Prague ahead of EU vote

PRAGUE: Prague will on Thursday host a meeting of populist far-right party leaders seeking unprecedented success in European elections next month following a steep rise of anti-EU movements across Europe….READ The post Far-right party leaders meet in Prague ahead of EU vote appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Stock market up on Wall Street gains

THE stock market recovered on Wednesday following record overnight gains on Wall Street although not all Asian bourses ended the day higher. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) grew…READ The post Stock market up on Wall Street gains ap
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Stock market up on Wall Street gains

THE stock market recovered on Wednesday following record overnight gains on Wall Street although not all Asian bourses ended the day higher. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) grew…READ The post Stock market up on Wall Street gains appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Draft estate tax amnesty rules released

Draft rules for an estate tax amnesty have been released by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), which expects to collect some P6.28 billion once the program is implemented. Detailed…READ The post Draft estate tax amnesty rules released appeared first
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Draft estate tax amnesty rules released

Draft rules for an estate tax amnesty have been released by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), which expects to collect some P6.28 billion once the program is implemented. Detailed…READ The post Draft estate tax amnesty rules released appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Fitch Ratings cuts PH growth forecast

Fitch Ratings has slashed its 2019 Philippine growth forecast, tagging the delayed approval of the national budget and outside circumstances as reasons for the adjustment. “Fitch has revised down its…READ The post Fitch Ratings cuts PH growth forecas
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Fitch Ratings cuts PH growth forecast

Fitch Ratings has slashed its 2019 Philippine growth forecast, tagging the delayed approval of the national budget and outside circumstances as reasons for the adjustment. “Fitch has revised down its…READ The post Fitch Ratings cuts PH growth forecast appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

2 moderate quakes rock Davao provinces

  DAVAO CITY, Philippines --- Two moderate earthquakes rocked several parts of Mindanao before noon on Wednesday, a day after a 6.5-magnitude temblor struck Eastern Samar.   The stronger of Wednesday's quakes---a 4.7-magnitude tremor, hit a
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2 moderate quakes rock Davao provinces

  DAVAO CITY, Philippines --- Two moderate earthquakes rocked several parts of Mindanao before noon on Wednesday, a day after a 6.5-magnitude temblor struck Eastern Samar.   The stronger of Wednesday's quakes---a 4.7-magnitude tremor, hit at 11:43 a.m. and was centered underwater 59 kilometers off Baganga town in Davao Oriental province, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.   It had a depth of 12 kilometers.   Earlier, at 11:28 a.m., a 4.5-magnitude tremor was recorded by Phivolcs some 374 km southeast of Sarangani town, Davao Occidental province.   The quake had a depth of 270 kilometers.  ...Keep on reading: 2 moderate quakes rock Davao provinces

Kidnapping, killing of Chinese workers worry Beijing — PH envoy

BEIJING --- While the Philippines tries to curb the entry of Chinese illegal workers, Chinese authorities are increasingly worried about the trafficking of their citizens, who mostly end up manning the burgeoning Philippine offshore gaming operator (Pogo) ind
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Kidnapping, killing of Chinese workers worry Beijing — PH envoy

BEIJING --- While the Philippines tries to curb the entry of Chinese illegal workers, Chinese authorities are increasingly worried about the trafficking of their citizens, who mostly end up manning the burgeoning Philippine offshore gaming operator (Pogo) industry.   Philippine Ambassador to China Jose Santiago Sta. Romana on Wednesday told visiting reporters from Manila that the Chinese authorities were also concerned over kidnappings and killings involving Chinese Pogo workers.   Some of the trafficked Chinese are fresh college graduates recruited from all over China to work in the Philippines and then their passports are confiscated and they are coerced to work i...Keep on reading: Kidnapping, killing of Chinese workers worry Beijing — PH envoy

PH to China: Stay away from Pag-asa

BEIJING --- The Philippines has asked China to exercise self-restraint and keep its military forces at an «appropriate» distance from Pag-asa, a Philippine-occupied island in the Spratly archipelago, to avoid escalation of tensions in the South Ch
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PH to China: Stay away from Pag-asa

BEIJING --- The Philippines has asked China to exercise self-restraint and keep its military forces at an «appropriate» distance from Pag-asa, a Philippine-occupied island in the Spratly archipelago, to avoid escalation of tensions in the South China Sea.   Speaking to visiting reporters from Manila on Wednesday ahead of the Belt and Road Forum, Philippine Ambassador to China Jose Santiago Sta. Romana said the country's approach was to discuss the South China Sea dispute but manage it so that it would not turn into a crisis and an obstacle to development and cooperation.   Sta. Romana said the swarming tactic employed by the Chinese maritime militia at Pag-asa Islan...Keep on reading: PH to China: Stay away from Pag-asa

Cameras try guess client’s age, gender or mood

  NEW YORK --- Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could be watching you.   But it's not there to see if you're stealing. These cameras want to get to know you and what yo
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Cameras try guess client’s age, gender or mood

  NEW YORK --- Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're craving a pint of ice cream? A camera could be watching you.   But it's not there to see if you're stealing. These cameras want to get to know you and what you're buying.   It's a new technology being trotted out to retailers, where cameras try to guess your age, gender or mood as you walk by.   The intent is to use the information to show you targeted real-time ads on in-store video screens.   Companies are pitching retailers to bring the technology into their physical stores as a way to better compete with online rivals like Amazon that are already a...Keep on reading: Cameras try guess client’s age, gender or mood

Trump forms battle plan for post-Mueller probes: Just say no

  WASHINGTON - Just say no. As House Democrats ramp up their post-Mueller investigations into President Donald Trump, his strategy for responding is simple: Resist on every legal front. The administration is straining to hold off congressional i
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Trump forms battle plan for post-Mueller probes: Just say no

  WASHINGTON - Just say no. As House Democrats ramp up their post-Mueller investigations into President Donald Trump, his strategy for responding is simple: Resist on every legal front. The administration is straining to hold off congressional investigators, including their efforts to obtain the president's tax returns, his business' financial records and testimony from former senior aides. «We're fighting all the subpoenas,» Trump declared on Wednesday. And if House members go all the way and try to impeach him, he said he would «head to the Supreme Court» for help.     Portraying himself as unjustly persecuted in the aftermath of special counsel ...Keep on reading: Trump forms battle plan for post-Mueller probes: Just say no

Henry Sy memory lives on: Kids not stopping at 79 SM malls

Property giant SM Prime Holdings Inc. is poised for further expansion in 2019 as it seeks to widen its footprint in the country and abroad. The company planned to open four new malls this year, adding to its existing 72 shopping centers, and would launch a
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Henry Sy memory lives on: Kids not stopping at 79 SM malls

Property giant SM Prime Holdings Inc. is poised for further expansion in 2019 as it seeks to widen its footprint in the country and abroad. The company planned to open four new malls this year, adding to its existing 72 shopping centers, and would launch an additional 15,000 to 20,000 residential units, officials said during the company's annual meeting Tuesday. SM Prime chair Henry Sy Jr. said they also planned to start work on their eighth mall in China: SM Yangzhou. Sy said SM Prime would continue to be «aggressive» in pursuing opportunities along its core businesses. "There is no change in terms of our working attitude, we will stay as what our past chair wanted us to be,...Keep on reading: Henry Sy memory lives on: Kids not stopping at 79 SM malls

Bishop to voters: Use social media to support good candidates

MANILA, Philippines --- Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo on Wednesday urged the faithful to use the remaining days of the campaign period to rally behind «good candidates» and to use social media «to make them more known.»
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Bishop to voters: Use social media to support good candidates

MANILA, Philippines --- Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo on Wednesday urged the faithful to use the remaining days of the campaign period to rally behind «good candidates» and to use social media «to make them more known.»   In his official blog post, the bishop said ordinary people could help elect deserving candidates by «posting (on social media) the names and programs of good candidates so that they may be (better) known.»   Pabillo also urged voters not to be swayed by survey results and polls, describing them as «part of propaganda meant to condition our votes.»   He added: "Let us remember that elections are different from betting in lotte...Keep on reading: Bishop to voters: Use social media to support good candidates

Earnings season is coming: PSEi stands ground

The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) gained on Wednesday as investors geared for the first quarter earnings season. The PSEi added 0.36 percent or 28.06 points to 7,846.99 while the broader all shares index was up 0.14 percent or 7.01 point
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Earnings season is coming: PSEi stands ground

The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) gained on Wednesday as investors geared for the first quarter earnings season. The PSEi added 0.36 percent or 28.06 points to 7,846.99 while the broader all shares index was up 0.14 percent or 7.01 points to 4,846.05. Jose Mari Lacson, ATR Asset Management head of research, said investors were looking forward to the earnings season, which is expected to commence the following week. He said there was room for the PSEi to rise, given the target of 8,500 for 2019. On Wednesday, subsectors came in mixed, with financials, industrial and services closing in the red. Gainers were led by mining and oil and the holding firms subindi...Keep on reading: Earnings season is coming: PSEi stands ground

Guiao hoping for best from PBA board

  National coach Yeng Guiao is «hopeful» that the PBA board will agree to his proposal when it convenes Thursday to discuss, among others, Gilas Pilipinas' preparation for this year's Fiba World Cup. «I know they will be open to g
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Guiao hoping for best from PBA board

  National coach Yeng Guiao is «hopeful» that the PBA board will agree to his proposal when it convenes Thursday to discuss, among others, Gilas Pilipinas' preparation for this year's Fiba World Cup. «I know they will be open to giving the team more preparation time but I don't know how much time we can get,» Guiao said. «I am hopeful that they will agree to what we proposed for the national team.» In an appearance at the PSA Forum on Tuesday, Guiao batted for increased training time---every day in the «crunch-time phase» in August---and exhibition matches against squads that are on par with the Philippines' group opponents in the Fiba centerpiece event. The country ...Keep on reading: Guiao hoping for best from PBA board

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