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Max leads sugar farm mechanization

Although a lot of machines are now used in sugarcane plantations in the Philippines, the Max Cane Loaders are making operations in sugar farms more efficient. “The hauling and off-loading of newly harvested sugarcanes and bagasse is faster with the Max Cran

Suns’ GM says guard Eric Bledsoe likely done with team

Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe has likely played his final game for the team, general manager Ryan McDonough told reporters on Monday.  
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Suns’ GM says guard Eric Bledsoe likely done with team

Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe has likely played his final game for the team, general manager Ryan McDonough told reporters on Monday.  

DILG lauds cops who nabbed armed man claiming to be reporter

Interior and Local Government officer-in-charge Catalino Cuy commended Tuesday the police officers who arrested a man armed with an unlicensed firearm and claiming to be a freelance journalist who went to a hotel where ASEAN delegates are billeted.
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DILG lauds cops who nabbed armed man claiming to be reporter

Interior and Local Government officer-in-charge Catalino Cuy commended Tuesday the police officers who arrested a man armed with an unlicensed firearm and claiming to be a freelance journalist who went to a hotel where ASEAN delegates are billeted.

Cirtek board approves 200-M share sale at $1 apiece

The board of directors of Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corporation approved the offer and issuance of up 200,000,000 preferred shares, a company official told the Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday.
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Cirtek board approves 200-M share sale at $1 apiece

The board of directors of Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corporation approved the offer and issuance of up 200,000,000 preferred shares, a company official told the Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday.

Asian shares hover near recent highs; China Congress eyed

SYDNEY -- Asian shares held within striking distance of recent decade highs on Tuesday even as Wall Street fell from record levels, while currencies kept to narrow ranges ahead of key economic events.
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Asian shares hover near recent highs; China Congress eyed

SYDNEY -- Asian shares held within striking distance of recent decade highs on Tuesday even as Wall Street fell from record levels, while currencies kept to narrow ranges ahead of key economic events.

Palace: No replacement yet for Comelec chairman Bautista

President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to pick the next chairman of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) who would replace resigned poll chief Andres Bautista, Malacañang said Tuesday.
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Palace: No replacement yet for Comelec chairman Bautista

President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to pick the next chairman of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) who would replace resigned poll chief Andres Bautista, Malacañang said Tuesday.

DOTr Usec. says filing of raps vs. BURI got delayed due to thorough study

An official of the Department of Transportation on Tuesday said it took the agency  14 months to lodge a complaint against the maintenance provider of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 because they studied the “irregular” and “anomalous” actions of the f
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DOTr Usec. says filing of raps vs. BURI got delayed due to thorough study

An official of the Department of Transportation on Tuesday said it took the agency  14 months to lodge a complaint against the maintenance provider of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 because they studied the “irregular” and “anomalous” actions of the firm “very well.”

De Lima wants Tolentino cited for contempt for discussing merits of poll protest

The camp of detained Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday moved for the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) to cite incumbent presidential political adviser and defeated senatorial candidate Francis Tolentino for contempt for granting media interviews on the merits o
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De Lima wants Tolentino cited for contempt for discussing merits of poll protest

The camp of detained Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday moved for the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) to cite incumbent presidential political adviser and defeated senatorial candidate Francis Tolentino for contempt for granting media interviews on the merits of his ongoing electoral protest.

Iraq PM challenges Tillerson on Iran remarks

BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met top US diplomat Rex Tillerson in Baghdad on Monday, challenging the secretary of state over his comments on Iranian militias in Iraq. Tillerson, in Riyadh on Sunday, had called on Iranian militias in Iraq to &
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Iraq PM challenges Tillerson on Iran remarks

BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met top US diplomat Rex Tillerson in Baghdad on Monday, challenging the secretary of state over his comments on Iranian militias in Iraq. Tillerson, in Riyadh on Sunday, had called on Iranian militias in Iraq to “go home” as the fight against the Islamic State group was ending. His [...] The post Iraq PM challenges Tillerson on Iran remarks appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

A fifth of women over 65 in Europe disabled by 2047 – study

PARIS: More than one in five women and a sixth of men in Europe over the age of 65 will be afflicted by serious physical disabilities before mid-century, according to a study published Tuesday. That is only somewhat higher than the proportion today, but agein
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A fifth of women over 65 in Europe disabled by 2047 – study

PARIS: More than one in five women and a sixth of men in Europe over the age of 65 will be afflicted by serious physical disabilities before mid-century, according to a study published Tuesday. That is only somewhat higher than the proportion today, but ageing populations and increasing longevity across Europe mean that the number [...] The post A fifth of women over 65 in Europe disabled by 2047 – study appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

EU reaches compromise on low-cost eastern labor

Opposing the labor agreement among the 28 labour ministers were Poland, Hungary, Latvia and Lithuania, while Britain, Ireland and Croatia abstained EU ministers on Monday struck a compromise after marathon talks about low-cost labor from eastern and cenntral
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EU reaches compromise on low-cost eastern labor

Opposing the labor agreement among the 28 labour ministers were Poland, Hungary, Latvia and Lithuania, while Britain, Ireland and Croatia abstained EU ministers on Monday struck a compromise after marathon talks about low-cost labor from eastern and cenntral Europe, a decision affecting workers posted temporarily to more affluent bloc members. Since 2004, when several eastern [...] The post EU reaches compromise on low-cost eastern labor appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

165 gov’t forces killed in Marawi all accounted for, 1 Marine still missing

More than a hundred government security forces that were killed in the clashes in Marawi City have been all accounted for, but a member of the Philippine Marines is still missing in action.
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165 gov’t forces killed in Marawi all accounted for, 1 Marine still missing

More than a hundred government security forces that were killed in the clashes in Marawi City have been all accounted for, but a member of the Philippine Marines is still missing in action.

US director James Toback accused by 38 women of sexual harassment

LOS ANGELES: The Hollywood sexual abuse scandal widened Monday after 38 women were said to have accused US film director James Toback of unwanted sexual encounters over a period of decades. Toback reeled them in with boasts about his movie career and connecti
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US director James Toback accused by 38 women of sexual harassment

LOS ANGELES: The Hollywood sexual abuse scandal widened Monday after 38 women were said to have accused US film director James Toback of unwanted sexual encounters over a period of decades. Toback reeled them in with boasts about his movie career and connections, as well as claims he could make them a star, according to [...] The post US director James Toback accused by 38 women of sexual harassment appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

200 kilos of mishandled frozen meat seized in two QC markets

Authorities seized around 200 kilos of mishandled frozen meat in two Quezon City markets on Tuesday, according to a report by Jay Sabale on Unang Balita.
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200 kilos of mishandled frozen meat seized in two QC markets

Authorities seized around 200 kilos of mishandled frozen meat in two Quezon City markets on Tuesday, according to a report by Jay Sabale on Unang Balita.

AFP’s Padilla says only initial part of mission in Marawi was accomplished

Government forces were elated after the termination of operations in Marawi City, but Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Major General Restituto Padilla said Tuesday that only an initial part of their mission was accomplished.
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AFP’s Padilla says only initial part of mission in Marawi was accomplished

Government forces were elated after the termination of operations in Marawi City, but Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Major General Restituto Padilla said Tuesday that only an initial part of their mission was accomplished.

Wall Street retreats from record as industrials, tech lag

U.S. stocks declined on Monday as each of the major Wall Street indexes retreated from a record, weighed down by a drop in technology and industrial shares.
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Wall Street retreats from record as industrials, tech lag

U.S. stocks declined on Monday as each of the major Wall Street indexes retreated from a record, weighed down by a drop in technology and industrial shares.

New Hampshire governor asks Trump to stop Indonesian deportation effort

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu on Monday publicly called on U.S. President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican, to halt an effort to deport 69 Indonesian Christians who fled violence in that country two decades ago and are living illegally in the state.
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New Hampshire governor asks Trump to stop Indonesian deportation effort

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu on Monday publicly called on U.S. President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican, to halt an effort to deport 69 Indonesian Christians who fled violence in that country two decades ago and are living illegally in the state.

Hard-working Halep learns from past meetings with Garcia

Simona Halep knew her first match as world number one would not be easy, so the Romanian was delighted to gain revenge over the last player to beat her with a 6-4 6-2 victory over Caroline Garcia in their WTA Finals opener on Monday.
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Hard-working Halep learns from past meetings with Garcia

Simona Halep knew her first match as world number one would not be easy, so the Romanian was delighted to gain revenge over the last player to beat her with a 6-4 6-2 victory over Caroline Garcia in their WTA Finals opener on Monday.

Rohingyas must go home but to safety, Bangladesh says

Bangladesh called on Myanmar on Monday to allow nearly 1 million Rohingya Muslim refugees to return home under safe conditions, saying that the burden had become «untenable» on its territory.
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Rohingyas must go home but to safety, Bangladesh says

Bangladesh called on Myanmar on Monday to allow nearly 1 million Rohingya Muslim refugees to return home under safe conditions, saying that the burden had become «untenable» on its territory.

Watchdog to pursue ‘appropriate legal steps’

PCC notes continued complaints of poor telco services The country’s competition watchdog will pursue efforts to review Globe Telecom and PLDT’s multibillion-peso purchase of San Miguel’s telecommunications assets despite a setback at the Court of Appeal
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Watchdog to pursue ‘appropriate legal steps’

PCC notes continued complaints of poor telco services The country’s competition watchdog will pursue efforts to review Globe Telecom and PLDT’s multibillion-peso purchase of San Miguel’s telecommunications assets despite a setback at the Court of Appeals. “We are firm in our resolve to perform our mandate under the law,” the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) said [...] The post Watchdog to pursue ‘appropriate legal steps’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Q3 GDP growth ‘likely steady at 6.5%’

Philippine economic growth was likely steady in second quarter given continued domestic spending and export gains, First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC) and the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) said on Monday. “Solid domestic demand, spurred by n
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Q3 GDP growth ‘likely steady at 6.5%’

Philippine economic growth was likely steady in second quarter given continued domestic spending and export gains, First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC) and the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) said on Monday. “Solid domestic demand, spurred by national government and consumer spending and rising external demand, appear to be in synch to ensure another [...] The post Q3 GDP growth ‘likely steady at 6.5%’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Govt posts P36.9-B budget deficit for Sept

Expenditures drop, year-to-date target missed The budget deficit narrowed in September from a year earlier, the government reported on Monday, as state spending dropped amid a surge in revenues. The P36.9-billion shortfall for the month was significantly lowe
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Govt posts P36.9-B budget deficit for Sept

Expenditures drop, year-to-date target missed The budget deficit narrowed in September from a year earlier, the government reported on Monday, as state spending dropped amid a surge in revenues. The P36.9-billion shortfall for the month was significantly lower than the P75.3 billion posted last year based on data released by the Bureau of the Treasury. [...] The post Govt posts P36.9-B budget deficit for Sept appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Abaya faces raps over MRT-3 deal

FORMER Transportation secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and several others are facing a graft complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the P3.8-billion contract for the maintenance of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3). In the complaint
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Abaya faces raps over MRT-3 deal

FORMER Transportation secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and several others are facing a graft complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the P3.8-billion contract for the maintenance of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3). In the complaint filed on Monday, Undersecretary for Legal Affairs and Procurement Reinier Paul Yebra of the Department [...] The post Abaya faces raps over MRT-3 deal appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Guns fall silent in Marawi

CLARK, Pampanga: After exactly five months of fighting, security officials on Monday declared combat operations in Marawi City over, saying there were no more Islamic State (IS)-linked Maute fighters in the main battle area. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzan
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Guns fall silent in Marawi

CLARK, Pampanga: After exactly five months of fighting, security officials on Monday declared combat operations in Marawi City over, saying there were no more Islamic State (IS)-linked Maute fighters in the main battle area. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana made the announcement at the sidelines of the 11th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Defense Ministers’ [...] The post Guns fall silent in Marawi appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

US hails PH military for defeating Maute group

CLARK, Pampanga: The Philippine military has sent a strong message to terrorists by defeating the Islamic State-inspired Maute group in Marawi City, United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said. Mattis, who will be attending the 11th Association of Southea
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US hails PH military for defeating Maute group

CLARK, Pampanga: The Philippine military has sent a strong message to terrorists by defeating the Islamic State-inspired Maute group in Marawi City, United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said. Mattis, who will be attending the 11th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Defense Ministers’ Meeting, commended the Armed Forces of the Philippines for liberating Marawi [...] The post US hails PH military for defeating Maute group appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

As croissants go global, France butter shortages bite

Gone are the days of the butter mountains when the EU had to step in to mop up surpluses. A newfound taste for full-fat spreads in the West, coupled with rising demand for French pastries in Asia, have created butter shortages in the home of the croissant.
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As croissants go global, France butter shortages bite

Gone are the days of the butter mountains when the EU had to step in to mop up surpluses. A newfound taste for full-fat spreads in the West, coupled with rising demand for French pastries in Asia, have created butter shortages in the home of the croissant.

3-anyos na babae, natagpuan patay at hinihinalang hinalay sa CamSur

Natagpuang patay ang isang tatlong-taong-gulang na babae sa Tinambac, Camarines Sur. Mayroon siyang  sugat sa ulo at hinihinalang biktima ng panghahalay.
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3-anyos na babae, natagpuan patay at hinihinalang hinalay sa CamSur

Natagpuang patay ang isang tatlong-taong-gulang na babae sa Tinambac, Camarines Sur. Mayroon siyang  sugat sa ulo at hinihinalang biktima ng panghahalay.

UK parliament to vote on Brexit deal before European parliament -- PM May

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she expected a vote in parliament on the final Brexit deal to take place before the European parliament gets to vote on the agreement.
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UK parliament to vote on Brexit deal before European parliament -- PM May

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she expected a vote in parliament on the final Brexit deal to take place before the European parliament gets to vote on the agreement.

Stags, Knights in KO match TODAY

San Sebastian College-Recoletos and Colegio de San Juan de Letran battle it out for the last slot of the stepladder semifinals in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 93 basketball tournament today at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City
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Stags, Knights in KO match TODAY

San Sebastian College-Recoletos and Colegio de San Juan de Letran battle it out for the last slot of the stepladder semifinals in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 93 basketball tournament today at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. The Golden Stags and the Knights lock horns in a knockout game at [...] The post Stags, Knights in KO match TODAY appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Thomas completes first all-US top three since 2010

JEJU, South Korea: Justin Thomas has completed the first all-American world top three in seven years following his victory at the $9.25 million CJ Cup in South Korea. The 24-year-old will displace Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama from number three in Monday’s ne
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Thomas completes first all-US top three since 2010

JEJU, South Korea: Justin Thomas has completed the first all-American world top three in seven years following his victory at the $9.25 million CJ Cup in South Korea. The 24-year-old will displace Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama from number three in Monday’s new standings, which will be headed by top-ranked Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth. The last [...] The post Thomas completes first all-US top three since 2010 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

PSL bags Buccaneer Invitational overall crown

The Philippine Swimming League (PSL) won a total of 34 gold medals to claim the overall championship crown in the 2017 Buccaneer Invitational Swimming Championship held at the St. Mary’s International School swimming pool in Tokyo, Japan. The Filipino tanke
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PSL bags Buccaneer Invitational overall crown

The Philippine Swimming League (PSL) won a total of 34 gold medals to claim the overall championship crown in the 2017 Buccaneer Invitational Swimming Championship held at the St. Mary’s International School swimming pool in Tokyo, Japan. The Filipino tankers grabbed 17 more gold medals on the final day of the competition with Marc Bryan [...] The post PSL bags Buccaneer Invitational overall crown appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit

U.S. President Donald Trump will urge Chinese President Xi Jinping to fully implement U.N. Security Council resolutions against North Korea and take other steps to pressure Pyongyang when he travels to China next month, a senior White House official said on M
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Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit

U.S. President Donald Trump will urge Chinese President Xi Jinping to fully implement U.N. Security Council resolutions against North Korea and take other steps to pressure Pyongyang when he travels to China next month, a senior White House official said on Monday.

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