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Pope wants better translation of phrase on temptation in ‘Our Father’ prayer

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has said the Roman Catholic Church should adopt a better translation of the phrase «lead us not into temptation» in the «Our Father,» the best known prayer in Christianity.  

World record holders Kipchoge and Mayer nominated for athlete of the year

The world's fastest marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge and world decathlon record holder Kevin Mayer are among five nominees for the IAAF's male athlete of the year, the federation announced on Tuesday.
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World record holders Kipchoge and Mayer nominated for athlete of the year

The world's fastest marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge and world decathlon record holder Kevin Mayer are among five nominees for the IAAF's male athlete of the year, the federation announced on Tuesday.

There will be no such thing as ring rust on Friday - Brandon Vera

There would be no such thing as ring rust when reigning ONE heavyweight champion Brandon Vera defends his title against Mauro Cerilli of Italy.
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There will be no such thing as ring rust on Friday - Brandon Vera

There would be no such thing as ring rust when reigning ONE heavyweight champion Brandon Vera defends his title against Mauro Cerilli of Italy.

List of agreements signed by PH and China

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on Cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative Memorandum of Understanding on…READ The post List of agreements signed by PH and
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List of agreements signed by PH and China

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Philippines and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on Cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative Memorandum of Understanding on…READ The post List of agreements signed by PH and China appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

IKEA expands to PH with biggest store yet

IKEA’s first Philippine store will finally open in late 2020 and will also be the Swedish furniture retailer’s largest outlet worldwide, company officials announced on Tuesday. At 65,000 square meters,…READ The post IKEA expands to PH with biggest s
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IKEA expands to PH with biggest store yet

IKEA’s first Philippine store will finally open in late 2020 and will also be the Swedish furniture retailer’s largest outlet worldwide, company officials announced on Tuesday. At 65,000 square meters,…READ The post IKEA expands to PH with biggest store yet appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

PH among preferred investment destinations

Investors have tagged the Philippines as one of their preferred Southeast Asian investment destinations, a Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) Philippines executive said during The Manila Times’ 8th Business Forum on Tuesday. “The Philippines…READ The p
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PH among preferred investment destinations

Investors have tagged the Philippines as one of their preferred Southeast Asian investment destinations, a Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) Philippines executive said during The Manila Times’ 8th Business Forum on Tuesday. “The Philippines…READ The post PH among preferred investment destinations appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

DICT, China Telecom eye cable landing station

The government is looking to tap China Telecommunications Corp. — a member of a consortium recently named as the country’s third major telco — to build a cable landing station…READ The post DICT, China Telecom eye cable landing station appeared fi
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DICT, China Telecom eye cable landing station

The government is looking to tap China Telecommunications Corp. — a member of a consortium recently named as the country’s third major telco — to build a cable landing station…READ The post DICT, China Telecom eye cable landing station appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Over 5,000 passengers stranded in ports due to TD Samuel - PCG

Over 5,000 passengers were stranded in various ports nationwide due to Tropical Depression Samuel, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported on Tuesday.
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Over 5,000 passengers stranded in ports due to TD Samuel - PCG

Over 5,000 passengers were stranded in various ports nationwide due to Tropical Depression Samuel, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported on Tuesday.

Mga Kapuso program at personalities, wagi sa 3rd PUP Mabini Media Awards

Wagi ang ilang personalidad at programa ng GMA sa ginanap na 3rd Mabini Media Awards ng Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Ang GMA News Online, itinanghal na Best Online News Portal.
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Mga Kapuso program at personalities, wagi sa 3rd PUP Mabini Media Awards

Wagi ang ilang personalidad at programa ng GMA sa ginanap na 3rd Mabini Media Awards ng Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Ang GMA News Online, itinanghal na Best Online News Portal.

More than 50 killed by suicide bomber in Kabul banqueting hall

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a banqueting hall where Islamic religious scholars had gathered in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing more than 50 people, three government officials said.
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More than 50 killed by suicide bomber in Kabul banqueting hall

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a banqueting hall where Islamic religious scholars had gathered in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing more than 50 people, three government officials said.

‘Samuel’ slows down, to make landfall in Eastern Samar, Dinagat islands

The Tropical Depression «Samuel» has slightly slowed down as it heads toward the Leyte Gulf Area, the state weather bureau said on Tuesday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said it is exp
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‘Samuel’ slows down, to make landfall in Eastern Samar, Dinagat islands

The Tropical Depression «Samuel» has slightly slowed down as it heads toward the Leyte Gulf Area, the state weather bureau said on Tuesday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said it is expected to make landfall between the Southern portion of Eastern Samar and Dinagat islands this evening. As of 7 p.m., Pagasa said Samuel was last spotted at 135 kilometers east-southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, moving west-northwest at 15 kilometers per hour (kph). It has maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph and gustiness of up to 65 kph. Pagasa said moderate to heavy rains, which may result in flooding and landslides, is expected o...Keep on reading: ‘Samuel’ slows down, to make landfall in Eastern Samar, Dinagat islands

UAAP Season 81 Starting 5: Week 10

  (The Inquirer Sports' Starting 5 weekly ranking is based on the players' individual numbers and their respective team's outcomes during the competition week.) It's the year of the Maroon. The Final Four is almost complete with the lone exc
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UAAP Season 81 Starting 5: Week 10

  (The Inquirer Sports' Starting 5 weekly ranking is based on the players' individual numbers and their respective team's outcomes during the competition week.) It's the year of the Maroon. The Final Four is almost complete with the lone exception of the fourth spot that Far Eastern University and De La Salle are still gunning for through a playoff game on Wednesday. Those two teams, however, aren't the story of Week 10 as this one belongs to University of the Philippines that clinched its first Final Four spot in 21 years. For a little bit of context, Fidel V. Ramos was still the country's president when the Fighting Maroons reached the semifinals and the Metro R...Keep on reading: UAAP Season 81 Starting 5: Week 10

Arrest of Nissan’s Ghosn in financial probe stuns Japan

    TOKYO --- Japanese prosecutors were considering Tuesday whether to file formal charges against Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn amid a probe into allegations he misused company assets and under-reported millions of dollars of incom
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Arrest of Nissan’s Ghosn in financial probe stuns Japan

    TOKYO --- Japanese prosecutors were considering Tuesday whether to file formal charges against Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn amid a probe into allegations he misused company assets and under-reported millions of dollars of income. The arrest of Ghosn after a whistleblower disclosed the alleged misconduct left many in Japan stunned by the downfall of a relentless cost-cutter who appears to have spent lavishly on himself. «Actually, we also have a Nissan car. So I do feel a little betrayed because he essentially was being dishonest,» Noriko Handa, a housewife in her 50s, said as she walked near downtown Tokyo's Shimbashi train station. Prosecutor...Keep on reading: Arrest of Nissan’s Ghosn in financial probe stuns Japan

GALLERY: ONE: Conquest of Champions press conference

ONE heavyweight champion Brandon Vera and challenger Mauro Cerilli and ONE lightweight fighters Eduard Folayang and Amir Khan faced the media on Tuesday to drum up interest for the ONE: Conquest of Champions set on Friday at Mall of Asia Arena. STORY:ONE c
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GALLERY: ONE: Conquest of Champions press conference

ONE heavyweight champion Brandon Vera and challenger Mauro Cerilli and ONE lightweight fighters Eduard Folayang and Amir Khan faced the media on Tuesday to drum up interest for the ONE: Conquest of Champions set on Friday at Mall of Asia Arena. STORY:ONE champion Brandon Vera nothing but grateful to Filipino fans: I owe you more than a smile ONE championship CFO Hua Fung Tehalso announced the launch of the promotion's athleisure line during the press conference at City of Dreams Manila. STORY:After eSports venture, ONE Championship launches athleisure line   ...Keep on reading: GALLERY: ONE: Conquest of Champions press conference

DOTr to impose sanctions on vehicle owners participating in ‘economic sabotage’

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Tuesday warned that sanctions will be imposed on vehicles proven to have contributed to «economic sabotage,» such as the participation of several truck groups in a «truck holiday» protest.
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DOTr to impose sanctions on vehicle owners participating in ‘economic sabotage’

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Tuesday warned that sanctions will be imposed on vehicles proven to have contributed to «economic sabotage,» such as the participation of several truck groups in a «truck holiday» protest. The DOTr stressed that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) «will not hesitate» to foist sanctions on «trucks with franchises and private vehicles.» The sanctions will be imposed if they are proven to have affected the «free flow of commerce to and from the Port of Manila by preventing and/or threatening the operations of trucking companies that are not supporting the protest.» The t...Keep on reading: DOTr to impose sanctions on vehicle owners participating in ‘economic sabotage’

PHL, China ink MOU on oil, gas cooperation

Details of the MOU had yet to be released by the Palace but the MOU was signed amid speculation that a draft framework agreement on the proposed joint exploration deal in the disputed South China Sea had been prepared by Beijing.
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PHL, China ink MOU on oil, gas cooperation

Details of the MOU had yet to be released by the Palace but the MOU was signed amid speculation that a draft framework agreement on the proposed joint exploration deal in the disputed South China Sea had been prepared by Beijing.

Senate panel approves bill increasing spending limit for candidates, parties

The Senate committee on electoral reforms and people’s participation has approved a bill seeking to increase the spending limit for candidates and political parties.
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Senate panel approves bill increasing spending limit for candidates, parties

The Senate committee on electoral reforms and people’s participation has approved a bill seeking to increase the spending limit for candidates and political parties.

Kaliwa Dam to destroy Sierra Madre’s biodiversity --Haribon

Haribon Foundation on Tuesday urged the Duterte administration not to proceed with signing a loan deal for the  New Centennial Water Source-Kaliwa Dam Project as this will have a negative impact on the environment and threaten wildlife species in the forest
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Kaliwa Dam to destroy Sierra Madre’s biodiversity --Haribon

Haribon Foundation on Tuesday urged the Duterte administration not to proceed with signing a loan deal for the  New Centennial Water Source-Kaliwa Dam Project as this will have a negative impact on the environment and threaten wildlife species in the forests of Sierra Madre.  

MPIC, Dole Philippines sign P1-B biogas facilities deal

Metro Pacific Investments Corp. has signed a deal with Dole Philippines Inc. to build waste-to-energy facilities at the manufacturing sites of the fruit cannery.  
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MPIC, Dole Philippines sign P1-B biogas facilities deal

Metro Pacific Investments Corp. has signed a deal with Dole Philippines Inc. to build waste-to-energy facilities at the manufacturing sites of the fruit cannery.  

House approves tax amnesty bill on final reading

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third and final reading the tax amnesty bill, the second part of the first package of the government's tax reform program.
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House approves tax amnesty bill on final reading

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third and final reading the tax amnesty bill, the second part of the first package of the government's tax reform program.

Bride reads out loud cheating groom’s texts to lover on wedding day — report

One bride did not let her groom's infidelity steal her thunder on their wedding day, finding the strength to walk down the aisle and shame her cheating fiance in front of their guests. A woman named Casey allegedly told Australian women's website Whim
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Bride reads out loud cheating groom’s texts to lover on wedding day — report

One bride did not let her groom's infidelity steal her thunder on their wedding day, finding the strength to walk down the aisle and shame her cheating fiance in front of their guests. A woman named Casey allegedly told Australian women's website Whimn in a Nov. 15 article that just the night before her big day, she learned that her boyfriend of six years, Alex (the alias stated in the article), was having an affair. She said that she was with her friends in a hotel room celebrating her last unwed night when an unknown number texted her, «I wouldn't marry him. Will you?» The message came along with screenshots of texts exchanged between an unknown woman and Alex. Many of them w...Keep on reading: Bride reads out loud cheating groom’s texts to lover on wedding day — report

Angry plane passenger sets luggage on fire after canceled flight

A Pakistani passenger set fire to his own luggage after his flight was delayed and later canceled. The incident occurred on Nov. 15 at the Islamabad International Airport (IIA). Flight PK-607 bound for Gilgit, Pakistan, which the man was supposed to be on
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Angry plane passenger sets luggage on fire after canceled flight

A Pakistani passenger set fire to his own luggage after his flight was delayed and later canceled. The incident occurred on Nov. 15 at the Islamabad International Airport (IIA). Flight PK-607 bound for Gilgit, Pakistan, which the man was supposed to be on, was initially delayed due to technical issues, then canceled for bad weather, reports Dawn. After the flight was canceled, the upset passengers began chanting slogans against the airline. One of the passengers took his expression of anger to the extreme by setting fire to his own belongings. Footage of the angry passenger made its way to Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/NewsVideoz/videos/799468573718309/ On their e...Keep on reading: Angry plane passenger sets luggage on fire after canceled flight

In Gaza every week, more protests and a rising casualty toll

MALAKA, Gaza Strip --- Atalla Fayoumi hobbles on crutches across the sunbaked plain near Israel's perimeter fence in the Gaza Strip, gazing toward plumes of smoke that have begun rising from a clutch of burning tires in the distance. The 18-year-old Palest
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In Gaza every week, more protests and a rising casualty toll

MALAKA, Gaza Strip --- Atalla Fayoumi hobbles on crutches across the sunbaked plain near Israel's perimeter fence in the Gaza Strip, gazing toward plumes of smoke that have begun rising from a clutch of burning tires in the distance. The 18-year-old Palestinian's right leg was amputated after Israeli soldiers shot him here in April at one of the mass demonstrations against Israel's long blockade of Gaza that are held every week. Yet he has kept returning to the protests --- just like thousands of other desperate, unemployed men who feel they have nothing left to lose. Eight months after the demonstrations began, there appears to be no end to what has become a predictable rou...Keep on reading: In Gaza every week, more protests and a rising casualty toll

After eSports venture, ONE Championship launches athleisure line

After its venture into eSports, ONE Championship is tapping into another lucrative industry. Hua Fung Teh,CFO of ONE Championship, announced on Tuesday that Asia's biggest martial arts promotion is launching an athleisure line, featuring sportswear and lif
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After eSports venture, ONE Championship launches athleisure line

After its venture into eSports, ONE Championship is tapping into another lucrative industry. Hua Fung Teh,CFO of ONE Championship, announced on Tuesday that Asia's biggest martial arts promotion is launching an athleisure line, featuring sportswear and lifestyle apparel. «We wanna be able to compete against the giants like Nike and Adidas,» said Teh. During its fight week in Singapore, ONE Championship marked the launch of «ONE eSports» which will see a number of events in Asia. Like martial arts, eSports is a big growing industry with a large millennial audience and we leverage our ability and scale to unleash world class heroes and bring your world class esports enter...Keep on reading: After eSports venture, ONE Championship launches athleisure line

WATCH: Basketball coach inspires for pep talk in sign language

His pep talk is less than a minute, but one basketball coach is going viral for how he delivered his message to his players. In a 30-second video taken by Kenny Griffis, a judge in Mississippi, Coach Sekoe White of the Mississippi School for the Deaf is see
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WATCH: Basketball coach inspires for pep talk in sign language

His pep talk is less than a minute, but one basketball coach is going viral for how he delivered his message to his players. In a 30-second video taken by Kenny Griffis, a judge in Mississippi, Coach Sekoe White of the Mississippi School for the Deaf is seen animatedly communicating in American Sign Language to his players. https://twitter.com/kengriffis/status/1060911243261808640 Even without knowing the message, one can see the power and passion White uses to speak to the team, including a moment where he places his finger on each of the players' foreheads. White is a prominent deaf basketball player and competed in the Deaflympics thrice. He is the school's director of residenti...Keep on reading: WATCH: Basketball coach inspires for pep talk in sign language

Davis leads explosive Pelicans over Spurs

Anthony Davis scored 29 points to lead four New Orleans players with more than 20 points as the host Pelicans routed the San Antonio Spurs 140-126 on Monday night.  
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Davis leads explosive Pelicans over Spurs

Anthony Davis scored 29 points to lead four New Orleans players with more than 20 points as the host Pelicans routed the San Antonio Spurs 140-126 on Monday night.  

Clippers top Hawks, extend winning streak to five

Tobias Harris and Montrezl Harrell combined to score 49 points and lead the visiting Los Angeles Clippers to their fifth straight win, a 127-119 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday.  
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Clippers top Hawks, extend winning streak to five

Tobias Harris and Montrezl Harrell combined to score 49 points and lead the visiting Los Angeles Clippers to their fifth straight win, a 127-119 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday.  

UFC to open ‘world’s largest MMA center’ in Shanghai

UFC made a major play for the potentially huge Chinese market on Tuesday, saying it will invest $13 million to open the world's largest MMA training and development base in Shanghai.
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UFC to open ‘world’s largest MMA center’ in Shanghai

UFC made a major play for the potentially huge Chinese market on Tuesday, saying it will invest $13 million to open the world's largest MMA training and development base in Shanghai.

House OKs P3.757-T 2019 national budget on final reading

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third and final reading the bill providing for the proposed P3.757-trillion national budget for 2019.  
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House OKs P3.757-T 2019 national budget on final reading

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third and final reading the bill providing for the proposed P3.757-trillion national budget for 2019.  

PSEi firms up on Xi Jinping’s visit, foreign buying

Share prices on the Philippine Stock Exchange rallied to lift the PSEi back in the 7,300 area as the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping boosted investor sentiment despite the sell-off overnight on Wall Street.
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PSEi firms up on Xi Jinping’s visit, foreign buying

Share prices on the Philippine Stock Exchange rallied to lift the PSEi back in the 7,300 area as the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping boosted investor sentiment despite the sell-off overnight on Wall Street.

SM Prime to build world’s biggest IKEA store

Property developer SM Prime Holdings Inc. confirmed on Tuesday that it has been tapped to build the Philippine store of Swedish furniture brand IKEA that will be  the biggest in the world.
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SM Prime to build world’s biggest IKEA store

Property developer SM Prime Holdings Inc. confirmed on Tuesday that it has been tapped to build the Philippine store of Swedish furniture brand IKEA that will be  the biggest in the world.

House resumes Dengvaxia probe

THE House of Representatives on Tuesday resumed its inquiry into the controversial Dengvaxia mess to “to get a more complete picture” of how the government purchased P3.5 billion worth of…READ The post House resumes Dengvaxia probe appeared first o
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House resumes Dengvaxia probe

THE House of Representatives on Tuesday resumed its inquiry into the controversial Dengvaxia mess to “to get a more complete picture” of how the government purchased P3.5 billion worth of…READ The post House resumes Dengvaxia probe appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Aquino eyes law on incentives, benefits for OFWs tostart business in PH

SEN. Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino 4th wants a law that will provide incentives and benefits to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who wish to start a business in the country. The…READ The post Aquino eyes law on incentives, benefits for OFWs tos
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Aquino eyes law on incentives, benefits for OFWs tostart business in PH

SEN. Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino 4th wants a law that will provide incentives and benefits to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who wish to start a business in the country. The…READ The post Aquino eyes law on incentives, benefits for OFWs tostart business in PH appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

House approves P3.757-T budget for 2019

THE House of Representatives passed the proposed P3.757-trillion national budget for 2019 on third and final reading on Tuesday. The lawmakers voted 196-8 to approve House Bill 8169 (the proposed…READ The post House approves P3.757-T budget for 2019 app
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House approves P3.757-T budget for 2019

THE House of Representatives passed the proposed P3.757-trillion national budget for 2019 on third and final reading on Tuesday. The lawmakers voted 196-8 to approve House Bill 8169 (the proposed…READ The post House approves P3.757-T budget for 2019 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

US envoy Sung Kim: We are not asking any country to choose between US and China

America’s top diplomat to the Philippines on Tuesday said the United States is not asking any country to choose between the US and China as both nations bid for influence and clout in the economically vibrant Asia-Pacific region.
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US envoy Sung Kim: We are not asking any country to choose between US and China

America’s top diplomat to the Philippines on Tuesday said the United States is not asking any country to choose between the US and China as both nations bid for influence and clout in the economically vibrant Asia-Pacific region.

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