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NLEX coach Guiao looks to make roster changes after another bad loss

It hasn't been the smoothest of rides for NLEX at the start of the PBA Commissioner's Cup, and its latest setback has prompted its disgruntled head coach Yeng Guiao to consider making some changes to its roster. «I guess we have to seriously think ab

Teo disputes COA report she had shopping spree at Duty Free stores

Former Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo on Wednesday refuted a state auditors' report claiming she spent millions in luxurious purchases across various Duty Free Philippines Corp. (DFPC) stores.  
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Teo disputes COA report she had shopping spree at Duty Free stores

Former Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo on Wednesday refuted a state auditors' report claiming she spent millions in luxurious purchases across various Duty Free Philippines Corp. (DFPC) stores.  

Wesmincom chief Dela Vega says he won’t follow junta orders, if there will be any

Armed Forces Western Mindanao Command chief Lieutenant General Arnel dela Vega assured lawmakers Wednesday that he will not follow an order, even from the President, to support a military junta.  
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Wesmincom chief Dela Vega says he won’t follow junta orders, if there will be any

Armed Forces Western Mindanao Command chief Lieutenant General Arnel dela Vega assured lawmakers Wednesday that he will not follow an order, even from the President, to support a military junta.  

John Lennon’s, Paul McCartney’s sons take Beatles fans down memory lane

Is this the onset of a second wave of Beatlemania? But then again, did it ever leave? Many Beatles fans were in a frenzy when Sean Ono Lennon, the only son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, shared a picture of him with James McCartney, Paul McCartney's son with th
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John Lennon’s, Paul McCartney’s sons take Beatles fans down memory lane

Is this the onset of a second wave of Beatlemania? But then again, did it ever leave? Many Beatles fans were in a frenzy when Sean Ono Lennon, the only son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, shared a picture of him with James McCartney, Paul McCartney's son with the late Linda Eastman, on his Instagram last Aug. 13. In the picture, Sean and James can be seen sitting side by side in a grassy, park-like area, gazing into the camera. The striking resemblance was uncanny, as Sean and James pretty much took after their own fathers---not just in looks, but also in their careers. «Peekaboo,» wrote Sean. https://www.instagram.com/p/BmbE-dcHL1G/?taken-by=sean_ono_lennon The photo gar...Keep on reading: John Lennon’s, Paul McCartney’s sons take Beatles fans down memory lane

Robbery with homicide suspect escapes Pasay jail

A 26-year old detainee facing robbery and homicide charges escaped the Pasay City Jail Tuesday night. A police report released Wednesday showed that Nikolo Delemios, alias Miko, escaped at 8:05 pm. Delemios reportedly fled through the roof of the jail,
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Robbery with homicide suspect escapes Pasay jail

A 26-year old detainee facing robbery and homicide charges escaped the Pasay City Jail Tuesday night. A police report released Wednesday showed that Nikolo Delemios, alias Miko, escaped at 8:05 pm. Delemios reportedly fled through the roof of the jail, Senior Supt. Noel Flores, Pasay police chief, said in a text message. Authorities have launched a manhunt against the suspect. /cbb...Keep on reading: Robbery with homicide suspect escapes Pasay jail

Drug pusher killed in Romblon buy bust

CITY OF CALAPAN -- A suspected drug pusher was killed in a buy-bust operation conducted by the police on Tuesday afternoon in Odiongan town, Romblon province. Supt. Imelda Tolentino, information officer of the Mimaropa police, said police and drug agents
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Drug pusher killed in Romblon buy bust

CITY OF CALAPAN -- A suspected drug pusher was killed in a buy-bust operation conducted by the police on Tuesday afternoon in Odiongan town, Romblon province. Supt. Imelda Tolentino, information officer of the Mimaropa police, said police and drug agents conducted a buy-bust operation against Rolando Medina, 49. The operation resulted to an armed encounter when Medina drew his firearm towards the operating team «upon sensing that he was transacting business with law enforcers,» near the Bongoy river in Barangay Liwanag around 3 p.m. Tolentino said Medina, a resident of Barangay Malabanan, in Balete town, Batangas, was rushed to the Romblon Provincial Hospital but died on the wa...Keep on reading: Drug pusher killed in Romblon buy bust

3 men killed in Bulacan police operation

CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, BULACAN - Police killed a drug suspect and two suspected robbers, according to reports released by the Bulacan police. The suspect identified only as «Hapon» died during a clash with the police in a drug bust at 12:50 a.
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3 men killed in Bulacan police operation

CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, BULACAN - Police killed a drug suspect and two suspected robbers, according to reports released by the Bulacan police. The suspect identified only as «Hapon» died during a clash with the police in a drug bust at 12:50 a.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 15) in the City of San Jose del Monte. Recovered from the crime scene were a .38-caliber revolver and nine sachets of shabu (crystal meth) weighing 5.5 grams. On Tuesday (Aug. 14) in Pulilan town, police shot dead two unidentified men around 9:30 a.m. along the NIA Road in Barangay (village) Cut-cot. The police said the suspects fired the first shot. Supt. Erwin Tadeo, Pulilan police chief, said village watchmen al...Keep on reading: 3 men killed in Bulacan police operation

Threat from on high: Drones trigger race to boost air defense

PARIS, France -- From hand-held copters that zoom around the living room to high-speed craft offering the sensation of flying over the countryside, drones have won over legions of fans -- and are proving a growing challenge for security authorities. Expert
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Threat from on high: Drones trigger race to boost air defense

PARIS, France -- From hand-held copters that zoom around the living room to high-speed craft offering the sensation of flying over the countryside, drones have won over legions of fans -- and are proving a growing challenge for security authorities. Experts say models readily available on the market can easily be turned into a «poor man's weapon», a remote-controlled bomb or a means of filming a site in preparation for an attack. «This is going to be the weapon of choice for those who feel that they are technically outmatched in other areas,» said Todd Humphreys, an engineering professor at the University of Austin in Texas who specializes in drone research. Already the list...Keep on reading: Threat from on high: Drones trigger race to boost air defense

Enforce prohibition on provincial buses before ‘single ban’ on EDSA -- Poe

Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday said the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) should stagger its enforcement of vehicular bans in EDSA.
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Enforce prohibition on provincial buses before ‘single ban’ on EDSA -- Poe

Senator Grace Poe on Wednesday said the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) should stagger its enforcement of vehicular bans in EDSA.

#WALANGPASOK: August 15, 2018

CLASSES remain suspended in parts of Luzon on Wednesday due to floods and rains caused by the southwest monsoon or “habagat.” Below is a list as of 6 a.m..: Metro Manila Malabon City – only schools in Barangay Dampalit (public and private) Marikina Cit
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#WALANGPASOK: August 15, 2018

CLASSES remain suspended in parts of Luzon on Wednesday due to floods and rains caused by the southwest monsoon or “habagat.” Below is a list as of 6 a.m..: Metro Manila Malabon City – only schools in Barangay Dampalit (public and private) Marikina City – all levels (public and private) Valenzuela City  – select day [...] The post #WALANGPASOK: August 15, 2018 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

LPA exits PH but 2 other storms to trigger monsoon rains—Pagasa

THE low pressure area (LPA) off Batanes exited Philippine territory but two other nearby tropical storms would continue to trigger monsoon rains, the state-run weather bureau said on Wednesday. “Although it has chances of intensifying into a storm, the cen
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LPA exits PH but 2 other storms to trigger monsoon rains—Pagasa

THE low pressure area (LPA) off Batanes exited Philippine territory but two other nearby tropical storms would continue to trigger monsoon rains, the state-run weather bureau said on Wednesday. “Although it has chances of intensifying into a storm, the center of the LPA has already exited the borderline of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR),” weather [...] The post LPA exits PH but 2 other storms to trigger monsoon rains—Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Successful Examinees in the Sanitary Engineer Licensure Exams

Roll of Successful Examinees in the SANITARY ENGINEER LICENSURE EXAMINATION Held on AUGUST 7, 2018 & FF. DAYS Released on AUGUST 14, 2018 Seq. No.  N a m e 1 ABALOS, JEFREY SANTILLAN 2 ABDULPATTA, ALIZAR ARABANI 3 ABELLA, LARA JOY ASUNCION 4 AMPIL, IRIS
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Successful Examinees in the Sanitary Engineer Licensure Exams

Roll of Successful Examinees in the SANITARY ENGINEER LICENSURE EXAMINATION Held on AUGUST 7, 2018 & FF. DAYS Released on AUGUST 14, 2018 Seq. No.  N a m e 1 ABALOS, JEFREY SANTILLAN 2 ABDULPATTA, ALIZAR ARABANI 3 ABELLA, LARA JOY ASUNCION 4 AMPIL, IRISH VERA RUSTIA 5 ANSAGAY, NYMPHA BUSQUE 6 BADIS, CHERRY MAY [...] The post Successful Examinees in the Sanitary Engineer Licensure Exams appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Trillanes vows to pursue plunder raps vs. Tulfos, DOT, PTV4 officials

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said Wednesday that he will still be filing plunder charges against former Tourism secretary Wanda Teo, her brothers Ben and Erwin, and Tourism and PTV4 officials.  
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Trillanes vows to pursue plunder raps vs. Tulfos, DOT, PTV4 officials

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said Wednesday that he will still be filing plunder charges against former Tourism secretary Wanda Teo, her brothers Ben and Erwin, and Tourism and PTV4 officials.  

7 suspected NPA guerrillas killed in Antique clash --police

Seven suspected members of communist New People's Army were killed in an armed clash in the province of Antique early this Wednesday, local police said.  
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7 suspected NPA guerrillas killed in Antique clash --police

Seven suspected members of communist New People's Army were killed in an armed clash in the province of Antique early this Wednesday, local police said.  

Duterte hits Church anew, slams veneration of saints practice

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday attacked the Catholic Church anew and criticized its practice of veneration of saints, noting that he is contemplating about joining another Christian sect.
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Duterte hits Church anew, slams veneration of saints practice

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday attacked the Catholic Church anew and criticized its practice of veneration of saints, noting that he is contemplating about joining another Christian sect.

Lira plunge highlights EM currencies’ plight

PARIS: Much of the Turkish lira’s plight may be homegrown, but it shares some key vulnerabilities with other emerging countries whose currencies are now also plunging as fear of contagion spreads, analysts say. South Africa, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil and Ru
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Lira plunge highlights EM currencies’ plight

PARIS: Much of the Turkish lira’s plight may be homegrown, but it shares some key vulnerabilities with other emerging countries whose currencies are now also plunging as fear of contagion spreads, analysts say. South Africa, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil and Russia have all seen their currencies slip over the past week because, like Turkey, they remain [...] The post Lira plunge highlights EM currencies’ plight appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Consortium submits offer to build national ID system

A NEWLY-FORMED consortium has submitted an unsolicited proposal for the design and development of a national ID infrastructure system. Ayala Corp.’s AC Infrastructure Holdings, Inc., AboitizInfra Capital, Inc. and Unisys Philippines have proposed to the Phi
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Consortium submits offer to build national ID system

A NEWLY-FORMED consortium has submitted an unsolicited proposal for the design and development of a national ID infrastructure system. Ayala Corp.’s AC Infrastructure Holdings, Inc., AboitizInfra Capital, Inc. and Unisys Philippines have proposed to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) that they be granted a 17-year contract to “collect, store, maintain, manage, and authenticate identity information [...] The post Consortium submits offer to build national ID system appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

BSP: Financial stability initiatives to be pursued

Proposals to strengthen domestic financial markets are being considered by the interagency Financial Stability Coordination Council (FSCC) amid renewed global volatility, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Tuesday. In a statement, the central bank
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BSP: Financial stability initiatives to be pursued

Proposals to strengthen domestic financial markets are being considered by the interagency Financial Stability Coordination Council (FSCC) amid renewed global volatility, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Tuesday. In a statement, the central bank said that FSCC met on Tuesday “to assess potential risks to the stability of the local financial system”, with the council [...] The post BSP: Financial stability initiatives to be pursued appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Alonso will retire from F1 at end of season, McLaren say

Double world champion Fernando Alonso will retire from Formula One at the end of the season, his team McLaren said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Alonso will retire from F1 at end of season, McLaren say

Double world champion Fernando Alonso will retire from Formula One at the end of the season, his team McLaren said in a statement on Tuesday.

Alonso to retire from Formula One at end of season

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso announced on Tuesday that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the season after his recent struggles with underachieving McLaren.
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Alonso to retire from Formula One at end of season

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso announced on Tuesday that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the season after his recent struggles with underachieving McLaren.

Clarkson grateful for, finally, being allowed to play for PHL in Asian Games

In a Facebook post early Wednesday morning (Manila time), Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson showed his gratitude to everyone who worked towards allowing him to play for the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.
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Clarkson grateful for, finally, being allowed to play for PHL in Asian Games

In a Facebook post early Wednesday morning (Manila time), Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson showed his gratitude to everyone who worked towards allowing him to play for the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia.

Duterte to be first PH president in Israel

President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Israel, the first Philippine President to do so, from Sept. 2 to 5.   Malacaang on Tuesday confirmed that the President had accepted the invitation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.   In
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Duterte to be first PH president in Israel

President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Israel, the first Philippine President to do so, from Sept. 2 to 5.   Malacaang on Tuesday confirmed that the President had accepted the invitation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.   In a press briefing, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the trip to Israel would be followed by a visit to Jordan, though no details of the Jordan trip were made available.   Roque said the President's visit to Israel will be the first by a Philippine president since diplomatic ties were established between the Philippines and Israel in 1957.   According to Roque, the President and Netanyahu were expected to...Keep on reading: Duterte to be first PH president in Israel

PAF gets US tech for sea patrols

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) on Tuesday received from the United States a system upgrade for its maritime patrol operations, particularly at the West Philippine Sea. The Special Airborne Mission Installation and Response (Sabir) system, worth P807 millio
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PAF gets US tech for sea patrols

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) on Tuesday received from the United States a system upgrade for its maritime patrol operations, particularly at the West Philippine Sea. The Special Airborne Mission Installation and Response (Sabir) system, worth P807 million, would be fitted in one of the PAF's C-130 planes. The Department of National Defense said it could acquire more of the planes to devote one to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Sabir would fill the «gap in our surveillance capability.» «It's huge,» he said. «We didn't have this capability before.» He said the PAF could now use Sabir-equipped planes to ...Keep on reading: PAF gets US tech for sea patrols

DepEd to probe loss of textbooks worth P25M

The Department of Education (DepEd) will look into the loss of P25.2 million in books which the Commission on Audit (COA) flagged in a recent report. At least 820,682 textbooks were found damaged by water in the warehouse of Lexicon Press Inc., which had w
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DepEd to probe loss of textbooks worth P25M

The Department of Education (DepEd) will look into the loss of P25.2 million in books which the Commission on Audit (COA) flagged in a recent report. At least 820,682 textbooks were found damaged by water in the warehouse of Lexicon Press Inc., which had won a P72-million contract to reprint 2.4 million textbooks. The damaged books had been stored at Lexicon's warehouse while officials waited for the results of bidding for forwarding services and improvement of DepEd's warehouse in Taguig City. The Lexicon warehouse was flooded resulting in the books --- some for English, Araling Panlipunan and Mathematics --- being damaged. The water-logged books were later thrown away. ---Jhes...Keep on reading: DepEd to probe loss of textbooks worth P25M

Federalism needs more study, says Diokno

Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno on Tuesday joined a growing list of Cabinet members expressing hesitance to take a plunge into the planned shift to a federal form of government, saying it needed deeper study. «Now that it's the major issue of th
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Federalism needs more study, says Diokno

Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno on Tuesday joined a growing list of Cabinet members expressing hesitance to take a plunge into the planned shift to a federal form of government, saying it needed deeper study. «Now that it's the major issue of the day, I will suggest to the economic managers that we should come up with an in-depth study,» Diokno said at the Meet Inquirer multimedia forum. «I've been teaching fiscal federalism for many years,» he said. «The core of federalism is the fiscal side---how do you finance the federal government?» he added. "The important thing is, first of all, let's figure out what functions are going to be federal and what functions are to b...Keep on reading: Federalism needs more study, says Diokno

DA execs find rice shortage caused by war on smuggling

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol said the successful campaign against rice smuggling had led to rice shortage here, sending rice prices skyrocketing to more than P50 per kilogram. «It's a good job gone bad,» Piol said. «Good job bec
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DA execs find rice shortage caused by war on smuggling

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol said the successful campaign against rice smuggling had led to rice shortage here, sending rice prices skyrocketing to more than P50 per kilogram. «It's a good job gone bad,» Piol said. «Good job because smuggling (of rice has) stopped. But bad because Zamboanga is experiencing rice shortage,» Piol said at a visit in Zamboanga City. «It's only in Zamboanga City that we ran out of rice stocks and, what is funny, the successful campaign against rice smuggling was one of the reasons behind the rice shortage here,» Piol added. He said, however, he was not blaming anyone. Backlash "In fact, we are happy that we have succeeded in stoppi...Keep on reading: DA execs find rice shortage caused by war on smuggling

Tesla forms three-member panel to decide on any Musk proposal

Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to evaluate possibly taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it had yet to see a firm offer from the company's chief executive, Elon Musk.
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Tesla forms three-member panel to decide on any Musk proposal

Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to evaluate possibly taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it had yet to see a firm offer from the company's chief executive, Elon Musk.

Fil-Am Patrick Mayuyu wins Aubrey Award for choreography

  SAN DIEGO --- Filipino American Patrick Mayuyu has won the Aubrey Award for Best Choreography for his work last year on Onstage Playhouse' staging of the musical «Spring Awakening.»   The 53rd installment of the awards, pr
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Fil-Am Patrick Mayuyu wins Aubrey Award for choreography

  SAN DIEGO --- Filipino American Patrick Mayuyu has won the Aubrey Award for Best Choreography for his work last year on Onstage Playhouse' staging of the musical «Spring Awakening.»   The 53rd installment of the awards, presented by the San Diego Association of Community Theaters, celebrate the actors, designers, and production teams who contributed to the 2017-18 season. The ceremony was held at The Dana-Mission Bay Hotel.   «I was so happy to even be nominated,» says Mayuyu.   «When they said my name that night, all of my 'Spring Awakening' family stood up from the table so fast and screamed so loud!   »It was a very exciting an...Keep on reading: Fil-Am Patrick Mayuyu wins Aubrey Award for choreography

Vegas man gets 34 years for killing Fil-Am ex-girlfriend

  LAS VEGAS --Brandon Hanson was sentenced to 34 years in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend, Makayla Rhiner, a 21-year-old Filipino American in the west Las Vegas Valley. Hanson was found guilty of stabbing Rhiner to death inside her garage
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Vegas man gets 34 years for killing Fil-Am ex-girlfriend

  LAS VEGAS --Brandon Hanson was sentenced to 34 years in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend, Makayla Rhiner, a 21-year-old Filipino American in the west Las Vegas Valley. Hanson was found guilty of stabbing Rhiner to death inside her garage last year. The judge said Hanson stalked Rhiner, damaged her car, then went to her home with a hunting knife and a different pair of shoes. «I think there are things you just won't admit,» Judge DouglasHerndon said to Hanson. «You didn't just forget your phone and go over there with a hunting knife,» Fox5Vegas reported. Hanson told the judge the drug Zoloft played a part in the murder:"While on medication, I did things I...Keep on reading: Vegas man gets 34 years for killing Fil-Am ex-girlfriend

Federal agencies setting ‘trap’ to deport immigrants – ACLU lawsuit

BOSTON --- A civil rights group says federal immigration officials are violating the rights of immigrants seeking legal status by setting a deportation «trap» at their required interviews. The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts say
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Federal agencies setting ‘trap’ to deport immigrants – ACLU lawsuit

BOSTON --- A civil rights group says federal immigration officials are violating the rights of immigrants seeking legal status by setting a deportation «trap» at their required interviews. The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts says in a legal brief filed Monday that documents show U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is actively coordinating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to facilitate arrests when people visit USCIS offices for marriage interviews. The brief is part of a class-action lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of immigrants who have been or fear being separated from their U.S.-citizen spouses. Among the plaintiffs is Lilian Calderon, a ...Keep on reading: Federal agencies setting ‘trap’ to deport immigrants – ACLU lawsuit

Retired cop linked to Parojinogs arrested in Misamis Oriental

LUGAIT, Misamis Oriental --- Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Northern Mindano (Region 10) arrested on Tuesday a retired police officer in Purok Mabini, Barangay Poblacion in this town here on Tuesday. Ruben Vilbar, 58, served in
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Retired cop linked to Parojinogs arrested in Misamis Oriental

LUGAIT, Misamis Oriental --- Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Northern Mindano (Region 10) arrested on Tuesday a retired police officer in Purok Mabini, Barangay Poblacion in this town here on Tuesday. Ruben Vilbar, 58, served in the Philippine National Police (PNP) for 29 years before retiring in 2016 with the rank of senior police officer 4 (SPO4). Vilbar, a trusted partner of Ozamiz City Councilor Reynaldo Parojinog, is considered a high value target, being 14th in the PDEA list of drug personalities in the region, according to Wilkins Villanueva, PDEA regional director. Vilbar served the PNP for 29 years. "Isa siya sa mga trusted cohort ni [Ricardo]...Keep on reading: Retired cop linked to Parojinogs arrested in Misamis Oriental

Davao City approves P1-million aid to flood-stricken Marikina

DAVAO CITY --- The Davao City government will extend financial aid of P1 million to Marikina City, its sister city, which was severely hit by flooding caused by heavy rainfall due to the southwest monsoon aggravated by Tropical Storm Karding last week. Th
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Davao City approves P1-million aid to flood-stricken Marikina

DAVAO CITY --- The Davao City government will extend financial aid of P1 million to Marikina City, its sister city, which was severely hit by flooding caused by heavy rainfall due to the southwest monsoon aggravated by Tropical Storm Karding last week. The City Council approved the financial aid on Tuesday «The money is intended to help residents of the 10 barangays affected by the massive flooding,» the city Public Information Office here reported. «Mayor Inday Sara Duterte asked the City Council to give her the authority to utilize a portion of the Quick Response Fund of the city to help Marikina City, which happens to be our sister city,» Vice Mayor Bernard Al-ag said. ...Keep on reading: Davao City approves P1-million aid to flood-stricken Marikina

China revs up spending plan as economy cools, investment growth at record low

The Chinese government is expediting plans to invest billions of dollars in infrastructure projects as its economy shows signs of cooling further, with investment growth slowing to a record low and consumers turning more cautious.
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China revs up spending plan as economy cools, investment growth at record low

The Chinese government is expediting plans to invest billions of dollars in infrastructure projects as its economy shows signs of cooling further, with investment growth slowing to a record low and consumers turning more cautious.

Billions hinge on Malaysia Mahathir's bid to woo project concessions from China

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad arrives in China on Friday seeking to renegotiate, and perhaps cancel, billions of dollars worth of Chinese-invested projects entangled in domestic graft probes.
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Billions hinge on Malaysia Mahathir's bid to woo project concessions from China

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad arrives in China on Friday seeking to renegotiate, and perhaps cancel, billions of dollars worth of Chinese-invested projects entangled in domestic graft probes.

Wall Street rises on earnings optimism, lira rebound

U.S. stock indexes rose on Tuesday as upbeat quarterly reports from a clutch of companies boosted earnings optimism and bank stocks rebounded after Turkey's currency snapped its three-week slide.
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Wall Street rises on earnings optimism, lira rebound

U.S. stock indexes rose on Tuesday as upbeat quarterly reports from a clutch of companies boosted earnings optimism and bank stocks rebounded after Turkey's currency snapped its three-week slide.

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