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DOLE, nagbabala vs fake certification ukol sa escrow deposits ng mga recruitment agency

Nagbabala ang Department of Labor and Employment kaugnay sa umano'y modus sa pag-withdraw ng escrow deposits ng mga recruitment agency gamit ang pekeng sertipikasyon na pinapalabas na galing sa kagawaran at sa Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (PO

Jordan Clarkson proudly bears the PHL flag in Asian Games opening parade

The Philippine flag was waved high and proud during the opening of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia on Saturday.  
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Jordan Clarkson proudly bears the PHL flag in Asian Games opening parade

The Philippine flag was waved high and proud during the opening of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia on Saturday.  

Pinay found dead in Jeddah hotel

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday said it is looking into the death of a Filipina household service worker in Saudi Arabia whose body was found inside a hotel room in Jeddah three days ago. The Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah said it
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Pinay found dead in Jeddah hotel

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday said it is looking into the death of a Filipina household service worker in Saudi Arabia whose body was found inside a hotel room in Jeddah three days ago. The Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah said it only learned of the case on Saturday afternoon from a [...] The post Pinay found dead in Jeddah hotel appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Two Koreas march together at Asian Games opening ceremony

JAKARTA: North and South Korea marched together behind the Korean Unification flag at the Asian Games opening ceremony on Saturday, in the latest demonstration of their rapprochement. South Korean women’s basketball player Lim Yung-hui carried the blue
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Two Koreas march together at Asian Games opening ceremony

JAKARTA: North and South Korea marched together behind the Korean Unification flag at the Asian Games opening ceremony on Saturday, in the latest demonstration of their rapprochement. South Korean women’s basketball player Lim Yung-hui carried the blue and white flag as the Korean athletes paraded into Jakarta’s Gelora Bung Karno stadium. It is the second [...] The post Two Koreas march together at Asian Games opening ceremony appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Lack of funding leaves world’s roads in disrepair

PARIS: In an age of austerity and budget cutbacks, the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy, has put the spotlight clearly on the lack of public funding for road networks across the globe, from France and Germany, to the United States and beyond. Dilapidati
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Lack of funding leaves world’s roads in disrepair

PARIS: In an age of austerity and budget cutbacks, the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy, has put the spotlight clearly on the lack of public funding for road networks across the globe, from France and Germany, to the United States and beyond. Dilapidation everywhere A report by the World Economic Forum published late last [...] The post Lack of funding leaves world’s roads in disrepair appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

UPDATE: Former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan dies

GENEVA: Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died at the age of 80 on Saturday after a short illness, his foundation announced. “It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation
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UPDATE: Former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan dies

GENEVA: Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died at the age of 80 on Saturday after a short illness, his foundation announced. “It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel [...] The post UPDATE: Former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan dies appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Duterte hits China’s ‘nasty words’ vs PH pilots

DAVAO CITY: President Rodrigo Duterte has again called out China for shooing away a Philippine military aircraft over the disputed West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). In his speech during the Hugpong ng Pagbabago convention in Davao City on Friday night, D
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Duterte hits China’s ‘nasty words’ vs PH pilots

DAVAO CITY: President Rodrigo Duterte has again called out China for shooing away a Philippine military aircraft over the disputed West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). In his speech during the Hugpong ng Pagbabago convention in Davao City on Friday night, Duterte said the Philippines was a “friend” who does not deserve “nasty words” over [...] The post Duterte hits China’s ‘nasty words’ vs PH pilots appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

De Lima wants probe on BI's P869-M loss from express lane fees

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima has sought for a legislative inquiry into the Bureau of Immigration’s misinterpretation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s veto on the use of the funds to pay for its employees which resulted to its loss of P869.24 million las
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De Lima wants probe on BI's P869-M loss from express lane fees

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima has sought for a legislative inquiry into the Bureau of Immigration’s misinterpretation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s veto on the use of the funds to pay for its employees which resulted to its loss of P869.24 million last year.

Federer beats Mayer, to face Wawrinka in Cincinnati Masters quarterfinals

World number two Roger Federer, bidding for his eighth Cincinnati Masters title, outlasted Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 6-1 7-6(6) in the third round on Friday.
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Federer beats Mayer, to face Wawrinka in Cincinnati Masters quarterfinals

World number two Roger Federer, bidding for his eighth Cincinnati Masters title, outlasted Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 6-1 7-6(6) in the third round on Friday.

PHL flag bearer Jordan Clarkson, Team Pilipinas suit up for Asian Games opening rites

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson has suited up for the opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia on Saturday.  
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PHL flag bearer Jordan Clarkson, Team Pilipinas suit up for Asian Games opening rites

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson has suited up for the opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia on Saturday.  

Wall Street rises on upbeat trade news

U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average extending gains and the Nasdaq turning positive on reports of progress in tariff disputes between the United States and its trading partners China and Mexico.
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Wall Street rises on upbeat trade news

U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average extending gains and the Nasdaq turning positive on reports of progress in tariff disputes between the United States and its trading partners China and Mexico.

US's Coca-Cola Co. to take over PHL bottling operations from franchise bottler FEMSA

US's The Coca-Cola Co. is planning to take over the bottling operations in the Philippines after Mexico-based franchise bottler Coca-Cola FEMSA decided to sell its 51-percent stake in Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines Inc.
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US's Coca-Cola Co. to take over PHL bottling operations from franchise bottler FEMSA

US's The Coca-Cola Co. is planning to take over the bottling operations in the Philippines after Mexico-based franchise bottler Coca-Cola FEMSA decided to sell its 51-percent stake in Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines Inc.

Infra, ease of doing business are crucial to investors --Arroyo

Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo allayed fears that the proposed second package of the comprehensive tax reform program might scare away investors, saying that infrastructure and the ease of doing business are the most important factors for business ventures.
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Infra, ease of doing business are crucial to investors --Arroyo

Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo allayed fears that the proposed second package of the comprehensive tax reform program might scare away investors, saying that infrastructure and the ease of doing business are the most important factors for business ventures.

Curry hopes to finish career with Warriors

Despite once suggesting the possibility of playing in his hometown Charlotte someday, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry intends to play his entire career with the Warriors.
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Curry hopes to finish career with Warriors

Despite once suggesting the possibility of playing in his hometown Charlotte someday, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry intends to play his entire career with the Warriors.

Air pollution hangs over Asian Games

Indonesia is about to open the Asian Games but its traffic-clogged capital Jakarta remains shrouded in a haze of air pollution that threatens to mar the world's second-biggest multi-sport event.
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Air pollution hangs over Asian Games

Indonesia is about to open the Asian Games but its traffic-clogged capital Jakarta remains shrouded in a haze of air pollution that threatens to mar the world's second-biggest multi-sport event.

Saving a life more important than medals, says Phelps

American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, said it was more important to him to save a life than win a gold medal as he detailed his struggles with depression.
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Saving a life more important than medals, says Phelps

American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, said it was more important to him to save a life than win a gold medal as he detailed his struggles with depression.

Nasdaq drops as chipmakers lead a slide in tech stocks

The Nasdaq fell on Friday as weak forecasts from chipmakers Nvidia and Applied Materials pushed technology stocks lower, while gains in the defensive telecoms and consumer staples companies helped buttress the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials.
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Nasdaq drops as chipmakers lead a slide in tech stocks

The Nasdaq fell on Friday as weak forecasts from chipmakers Nvidia and Applied Materials pushed technology stocks lower, while gains in the defensive telecoms and consumer staples companies helped buttress the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials.

Musk admits exhaustion as tweet storm deepens

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has acknowledged exhaustion from overwork, as he deals with a reported probe by regulators into a plan divulged on Twitter to take his auto company Tesla private.
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Musk admits exhaustion as tweet storm deepens

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has acknowledged exhaustion from overwork, as he deals with a reported probe by regulators into a plan divulged on Twitter to take his auto company Tesla private.

Japan must do more for WWII ‘comfort women’ - UN experts

Japan should do more for victims of wartime sexual slavery, UN rights experts said at a hearing on Friday, insisting Tokyo had yet to provide full redress and reparations.
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Japan must do more for WWII ‘comfort women’ - UN experts

Japan should do more for victims of wartime sexual slavery, UN rights experts said at a hearing on Friday, insisting Tokyo had yet to provide full redress and reparations.

Pentagon says China military ‘likely training for strikes’ on US targets

China's military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while «likely training for strikes» against the United States and its allies, a Pentagon report released on Thursday said.
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Pentagon says China military ‘likely training for strikes’ on US targets

China's military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while «likely training for strikes» against the United States and its allies, a Pentagon report released on Thursday said.

PCC approves Robinsons’ 100% acquisition of shares in Rustan Supercenters

The Philippine Competition Commission has approved the acquisition by Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. of a 100 percent stake in Rustan Supercenters Inc. from Mulgrave Corporation B.V., Robinsons said on Friday
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PCC approves Robinsons’ 100% acquisition of shares in Rustan Supercenters

The Philippine Competition Commission has approved the acquisition by Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. of a 100 percent stake in Rustan Supercenters Inc. from Mulgrave Corporation B.V., Robinsons said on Friday

Passengers smelled something burning before Xiamen Air hard landing

Passengers of Xiamen Air Flight MF8667 recalled smelling something burning inside the plane before it landed and overshot the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
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Passengers smelled something burning before Xiamen Air hard landing

Passengers of Xiamen Air Flight MF8667 recalled smelling something burning inside the plane before it landed and overshot the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

NAIA-bound passengers upset after being diverted to Clark

Thousands of passengers whose flights were supposed to land at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila on Friday were diverted to the Clark International Airport in Pampanga due to the runway closure caused by a disabled Xiamen Airlines plane.
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NAIA-bound passengers upset after being diverted to Clark

Thousands of passengers whose flights were supposed to land at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila on Friday were diverted to the Clark International Airport in Pampanga due to the runway closure caused by a disabled Xiamen Airlines plane.

Natikman mo na ba ang lechon kambing ng Tarlac?

Madalas na bida sa handaan ng mga Pinoy ang lechon baboy, lechon manok, o lechong baka.  Pero sa lalawigan ng Tarlac, iba ang kanilang specialty pagdating sa lechon--ang kambing.
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Natikman mo na ba ang lechon kambing ng Tarlac?

Madalas na bida sa handaan ng mga Pinoy ang lechon baboy, lechon manok, o lechong baka.  Pero sa lalawigan ng Tarlac, iba ang kanilang specialty pagdating sa lechon--ang kambing.

NUPL warns of ‘breakdown of law’ in case of lawyers nabbed at

The National Union of Peoples' Lawyers (NUPL) has warned of a «breakdown in law» after three lawyers monitoring a police search at a Makati City bar were arrested on Thursday.
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NUPL warns of ‘breakdown of law’ in case of lawyers nabbed at

The National Union of Peoples' Lawyers (NUPL) has warned of a «breakdown in law» after three lawyers monitoring a police search at a Makati City bar were arrested on Thursday.

Pinoy bowlers flagged for excess baggage on the way to Asian Games

“The allowed (baggage) weight for each athlete is 30 kilos but our bowlers are (bringing) six to seven balls each, or more than 40 kilos, so excess talaga sila,” said Philippine Bowling Federation secretary general Bong Coo, who pointed out the PBF would
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Pinoy bowlers flagged for excess baggage on the way to Asian Games

“The allowed (baggage) weight for each athlete is 30 kilos but our bowlers are (bringing) six to seven balls each, or more than 40 kilos, so excess talaga sila,” said Philippine Bowling Federation secretary general Bong Coo, who pointed out the PBF would have to shell out at least P140,000 for the overload from Jakarta to Palembang alone, and much more from Jakarta to Manila, if the airline does not budge on its policy.

Duterte raises P5-M bounty vs each ‘ninja cop’

          President Rodrigo Duterte has raised the bounty for every «ninja cop» --- a policeman who is coddling drug syndicates or is into illegal drugs --- to P5 million from the previous P3 million.
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Duterte raises P5-M bounty vs each ‘ninja cop’

          President Rodrigo Duterte has raised the bounty for every «ninja cop» --- a policeman who is coddling drug syndicates or is into illegal drugs --- to P5 million from the previous P3 million.   Duterte made the declaration on Friday evening before members of the regional political party of his daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP).   «Ang pulis maraming atraso. P**ang ina kayo. Ang sabi ko sa inyo, tama na [These policemen have done a lot of offenses. You son of a b*tch. I told you this already to stop it],» the Chief Executive said in his speech.   "Sa ninja cops, I will no...Keep on reading: Duterte raises P5-M bounty vs each ‘ninja cop’

Losing sleep triggers viral loneliness, makes people less sociable—study

Researchers found that sleep deprivation triggered viral loneliness and made affected people less likely to interact with others. Scientists from the University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) conducted experiments on sleep deprivation, which led the
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Losing sleep triggers viral loneliness, makes people less sociable—study

Researchers found that sleep deprivation triggered viral loneliness and made affected people less likely to interact with others. Scientists from the University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) conducted experiments on sleep deprivation, which led them to believe losing sleep could kill a person's social life. They published their findingsin the journal «Nature Communications» on Aug. 14. Through their studies, the researchers observed that people who lost sleep tended to feel lonelier and less likely to interact with other people. At the same time, sleep-deprived and lonely individuals appeared less attractive. Well-rested people were even observed «catching» this loneline...Keep on reading: Losing sleep triggers viral loneliness, makes people less sociable—study

Meralco slips past Columbian in PBA Govs’ Cup opener

ANTIPOLO---Meralco survived a fiesty Columbian side, 109-106, in the opening day of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup Friday Ynares Center here. With import Allen Durham in tow for the third straight year, the Bolts' title bid is off to a good start. They are l
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Meralco slips past Columbian in PBA Govs’ Cup opener

ANTIPOLO---Meralco survived a fiesty Columbian side, 109-106, in the opening day of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup Friday Ynares Center here. With import Allen Durham in tow for the third straight year, the Bolts' title bid is off to a good start. They are looking to bounce back from the two finals losses against Ginebra in 2016 and 2017.  ...Keep on reading: Meralco slips past Columbian in PBA Govs’ Cup opener

LOOK: Japanese cat flattens side of face after sleeping too much

A cat from Japan charmed Twitter users after it flattened one side of its face from being too much of a lazy, sleepy feline. Belonging to Twitter user «@on_nen,» the cat answers to the name Kojiro. Like most cats, Kojiro likes to laze about whi
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LOOK: Japanese cat flattens side of face after sleeping too much

A cat from Japan charmed Twitter users after it flattened one side of its face from being too much of a lazy, sleepy feline. Belonging to Twitter user «@on_nen,» the cat answers to the name Kojiro. Like most cats, Kojiro likes to laze about while tasking its human slaves to feeding and grooming duties. However, on July 21, Kojiro's owner shared a snapshot of the cat getting startled from one of its naps. As Kojiro looked at the camera with lazy eyes, one side of its face had been flattened out from prolonged contact with its sleeping mat. Twitter users found this image charming enough that Kojiro's woke-up-like-this photo has been retweeted over 12,000 times and liked by ove...Keep on reading: LOOK: Japanese cat flattens side of face after sleeping too much

Duterte slams US for warning PH on buying submarines from Russia

        President Rodrigo Duterte slammed the United States on Friday after it warned the Philippine government from buying submarines coming from Russia.   «You meet me in a forum. You state your case why
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Duterte slams US for warning PH on buying submarines from Russia

        President Rodrigo Duterte slammed the United States on Friday after it warned the Philippine government from buying submarines coming from Russia.   «You meet me in a forum. You state your case why are you against my country acquiring submarine. You give me the reason why and make it public. You want us to remain backwards?» a visibly fuming Duterte said in a speech during the convention of the Hugpong ng Pagbabago, a party formed by his daughter Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, in Davao City.   US Defense Assistant Secretary for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver has warned the Philippines against buying defens...Keep on reading: Duterte slams US for warning PH on buying submarines from Russia

MMDA defers full implementation of 'EDSA driver-only ban'

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday said it will defer the full implementation of its order banning driver-only vehicles on EDSA during rush hours.
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MMDA defers full implementation of 'EDSA driver-only ban'

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday said it will defer the full implementation of its order banning driver-only vehicles on EDSA during rush hours.

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