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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.

Philippine shares close higher on BSP rate hike

Share prices on the Philippine Stock Exchange extended their winning streak on Thursday as investors took advantage of cheaper stocks in light of expectations that the central bank will go for another rate hike.  
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Philippine shares close higher on BSP rate hike

Share prices on the Philippine Stock Exchange extended their winning streak on Thursday as investors took advantage of cheaper stocks in light of expectations that the central bank will go for another rate hike.  

BSP's November rate hike marks end of tightening cycle --Capital Economics

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' policy-setting Monetary Board's decision to hike rates anew on Thursday could be the last tightening action from the central bank this year, London-based think tank Capital Economics said.
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BSP's November rate hike marks end of tightening cycle --Capital Economics

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' policy-setting Monetary Board's decision to hike rates anew on Thursday could be the last tightening action from the central bank this year, London-based think tank Capital Economics said.

Duterte renews franchises of Manila Broadcasting Company, two other networks

President Rodrigo Duterte has renewed the franchises of Manila Broadcasting Company and two other networks for another 25 years.  
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Duterte renews franchises of Manila Broadcasting Company, two other networks

President Rodrigo Duterte has renewed the franchises of Manila Broadcasting Company and two other networks for another 25 years.  

Employees’ right attitude makes businesses successful, innovative --automotive exec

A successful, innovative business needs employees with the right attitude more than skills, a Mercedes Benz executive said Thursday.  
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Employees’ right attitude makes businesses successful, innovative --automotive exec

A successful, innovative business needs employees with the right attitude more than skills, a Mercedes Benz executive said Thursday.  

LeBron hits scoring milestone as Lakers beat Blazers

LeBron James scored a season-high 44 points and passed Wilt Chamberlain for No. 5 on the all-time NBA scoring list while leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 126-117 victory against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday.
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LeBron hits scoring milestone as Lakers beat Blazers

LeBron James scored a season-high 44 points and passed Wilt Chamberlain for No. 5 on the all-time NBA scoring list while leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 126-117 victory against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday.

Butler beaten on debut as Magic rally stuns Sixers; Raptors lose

Nikola Vucevic scored 30 points as the Orlando Magic staged a fourth quarter comeback to hand Jimmy Butler a defeat on his debut for the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday.  
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Butler beaten on debut as Magic rally stuns Sixers; Raptors lose

Nikola Vucevic scored 30 points as the Orlando Magic staged a fourth quarter comeback to hand Jimmy Butler a defeat on his debut for the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday.  

Struggling Suns rise to occasion, whip Spurs

TJ Warren poured in 27 points to lead five teammates in double-figure scoring as the hapless Phoenix Suns took out a month's worth of frustration with a resounding 116-96 win over the visiting San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday.  
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Struggling Suns rise to occasion, whip Spurs

TJ Warren poured in 27 points to lead five teammates in double-figure scoring as the hapless Phoenix Suns took out a month's worth of frustration with a resounding 116-96 win over the visiting San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday.  

Asia edges up as oil slide slows; pound, euro firm on Brexit optimism

Asian stocks edged up on Thursday as a steep slide in crude oil prices which had chilled investor sentiment slowed, while the pound and euro were supported after British Prime Minister Theresa May gained cabinet support for a Brexit deal.
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Asia edges up as oil slide slows; pound, euro firm on Brexit optimism

Asian stocks edged up on Thursday as a steep slide in crude oil prices which had chilled investor sentiment slowed, while the pound and euro were supported after British Prime Minister Theresa May gained cabinet support for a Brexit deal.

Century Properties 9-month net income up 23%

Century Properties Group posted a net income of P661 million in the first nine months of 2018, up 23 percent from P539 million a year earlier on the back of diversification and expansion initiatives.  
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Century Properties 9-month net income up 23%

Century Properties Group posted a net income of P661 million in the first nine months of 2018, up 23 percent from P539 million a year earlier on the back of diversification and expansion initiatives.  

Palace sees smooth sailing for rice tariffication bill

Malacañang expects the rice tariffication bill to go smoothly through deliberations at the bicameral conference committee because the measure has been certified as urgent by President Rodrigo Duterte.
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Palace sees smooth sailing for rice tariffication bill

Malacañang expects the rice tariffication bill to go smoothly through deliberations at the bicameral conference committee because the measure has been certified as urgent by President Rodrigo Duterte.

After teen’s thong gets cited in rape trial, women in Ireland protest using underwear

Women all over Ireland are in protest after a 17-year-old girl's thong was cited in the trial of the 27-year-old man accused of raping her. The man was found not guilty last Nov. 6 by a jury at the Central Criminal Court in Cork where senior counsel Elizab
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After teen’s thong gets cited in rape trial, women in Ireland protest using underwear

Women all over Ireland are in protest after a 17-year-old girl's thong was cited in the trial of the 27-year-old man accused of raping her. The man was found not guilty last Nov. 6 by a jury at the Central Criminal Court in Cork where senior counsel Elizabeth O'Connell told the jury to look at the way the girl was dressed, as per The Independent on Nov. 9. The 17-year-old girl was wearing a thong on the night the alleged rape happened. O'Connell, as per various reports, held up the girl's thong at one point in the trial. She also addressed the jury, saying, "Does the evidence out-rule the possibility that she was attracted to the defendant and was open to meeting someone and...Keep on reading: After teen’s thong gets cited in rape trial, women in Ireland protest using underwear

Stan Lee’s daughter names ‘Dirt Man’ last hero ’Stan the Man’ made with her

Stan Lee's daughter J.C. Lee promised to push forward and realize the last hero Stan ever made. The hero, dubbed «Dirt Man,» held a special meaning for J.C. because it was a character that she and Stan both worked on. «I've been trying t
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Stan Lee’s daughter names ‘Dirt Man’ last hero ’Stan the Man’ made with her

Stan Lee's daughter J.C. Lee promised to push forward and realize the last hero Stan ever made. The hero, dubbed «Dirt Man,» held a special meaning for J.C. because it was a character that she and Stan both worked on. «I've been trying to get him (Stan) to do a character with me my entire life. He did listen to me and we had been working on a character called 'Dirt Man,'» said J.C. during an interview with TMZ. J.C. referred to Dirt Man as the «last little angel we have tucked away.» She did not reveal specifics about the character's powers or backstory. The only hints J.C. gave away was her request for Stan to skip with the clatter, the steel, just get down and dirty and "do w...Keep on reading: Stan Lee’s daughter names ‘Dirt Man’ last hero ’Stan the Man’ made with her

Manila rerouting set for Quirino birth anniversary

The Manila Police District (MPD) will implement road closures and rerouting of vehicles on November 16, 2018, in observance of the 128th Birth Anniversary of President Elpidio Quirino.   In an advisory Wednesday, the Manila District Traffic Enforce
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Manila rerouting set for Quirino birth anniversary

The Manila Police District (MPD) will implement road closures and rerouting of vehicles on November 16, 2018, in observance of the 128th Birth Anniversary of President Elpidio Quirino.   In an advisory Wednesday, the Manila District Traffic Enforcement Unit advised motorists to take note of the following:   ROAD CLOSURE (9:00 a.m. onwards) One (1) lane of Roxas Boulevard northbound near the sidewalk from President Quirino Avenue to San Andres Street.   REROUTING All trailer trucks/heavy vehicles on the northbound lane of Roxas Boulevard going to the pier zone shall turn right on President Quirino Avenue then to destination.   The MPD ...Keep on reading: Manila rerouting set for Quirino birth anniversary

Kris Aquino to siblings: ‘My problems are no longer yours to carry’

Kris Aquino won't let her siblings get involved with her problems anymore, she saidThursdayin a two-part Instagram post. https://www.instagram.com/p/BqLzXDMlP4K/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link «Family isn't measured by being there for each other whe
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Kris Aquino to siblings: ‘My problems are no longer yours to carry’

Kris Aquino won't let her siblings get involved with her problems anymore, she saidThursdayin a two-part Instagram post. https://www.instagram.com/p/BqLzXDMlP4K/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link «Family isn't measured by being there for each other when one is suffering,» the queen of all media wrote.   Aquino also explained why there have been no photos of her with her siblings since the issue about her business emerged.   «Because their bunso (youngest sibling) has matured and she realizes that she and only she should be battling when the court cases finally start,» she said.   She, however, recounted the many times her siblings offered her help, given ...Keep on reading: Kris Aquino to siblings: ‘My problems are no longer yours to carry’

French news agency tags Facebook post on anti-bullying law as fake

    A viral Facebook post claiming that an anti-bullying law in the country enables victims to claim financial compensation is fake, the Agence France Presse (AFP) warned on Wednesday. According to the French news agency, the Facebook p
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French news agency tags Facebook post on anti-bullying law as fake

    A viral Facebook post claiming that an anti-bullying law in the country enables victims to claim financial compensation is fake, the Agence France Presse (AFP) warned on Wednesday. According to the French news agency, the Facebook post is claiming «that the Republic Act 10627---anti-bullying legislation that became law in 2013---gives people the right to seek financial compensation from anyone who calls them fat.» The post includes a photo with an edited text which said: «Pag sinabihan ka ng mataba, may karapatan kang kasuhan o singilin siya ng 15,000 thousand - RA10267.» https://www.facebook.com/547690748766504/posts/883057001896542/ Republic Act 1062...Keep on reading: French news agency tags Facebook post on anti-bullying law as fake

Balanced Celtics run away from visiting Bulls

Jaylen Brown scored 18 points on 8-for-14 shooting, and the Boston Celtics cruised to a 111-82 win over the visiting Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.  
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Balanced Celtics run away from visiting Bulls

Jaylen Brown scored 18 points on 8-for-14 shooting, and the Boston Celtics cruised to a 111-82 win over the visiting Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.  

Duterte on Beijing’s call for South China Sea code in three years: I will try my best

President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he will “try his best” to expedite the conclusion of negotiations for a code of conduct in the disputed South China Sea as China wants the rulebook finished in three years.  
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Duterte on Beijing’s call for South China Sea code in three years: I will try my best

President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he will “try his best” to expedite the conclusion of negotiations for a code of conduct in the disputed South China Sea as China wants the rulebook finished in three years.  

Death toll rises to 56, more than 100 missing in California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. -- The remains of eight more victims were found on Wednesday in and around a northern California town overrun by flames last week, raising the death toll to 56 in a wildfire disaster that ranks as the most lethal and destructive in the state'
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Death toll rises to 56, more than 100 missing in California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. -- The remains of eight more victims were found on Wednesday in and around a northern California town overrun by flames last week, raising the death toll to 56 in a wildfire disaster that ranks as the most lethal and destructive in the state's history.

Suspects sa pagpatay ng 4 sa Cagayan nakilala dahil sa CCTV

Dahil sa CCTV footage, nakilala ang mga suspek sa pamamaril na ikinamatay ng apat na tao sa loob ng isang videoke bar sa bayan ng Lal-lo sa lalawigan ng Cagayan.
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Suspects sa pagpatay ng 4 sa Cagayan nakilala dahil sa CCTV

Dahil sa CCTV footage, nakilala ang mga suspek sa pamamaril na ikinamatay ng apat na tao sa loob ng isang videoke bar sa bayan ng Lal-lo sa lalawigan ng Cagayan.

Duterte's absence in meetings may affect PHL ties with other countries --analyst

President Rodrigo Duterte's absences in some of the meetings during the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Singapore will not help in the Philippines' efforts to maintain good relations with other countries, GMA resident analyst Ric
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Duterte's absence in meetings may affect PHL ties with other countries --analyst

President Rodrigo Duterte's absences in some of the meetings during the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Singapore will not help in the Philippines' efforts to maintain good relations with other countries, GMA resident analyst Richard Heydarian said Thursday.

Bangkay ng babae natagpuang itinapon sa ilog sa Tiaong, Quezon

Isang bangkay ng babae ang natagpuan ng mga residente na itinapon sa isang ilog sa bayan ng Tiagong sa Lalawigan ng Quezon nitong Huwebes ng umaga.
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Bangkay ng babae natagpuang itinapon sa ilog sa Tiaong, Quezon

Isang bangkay ng babae ang natagpuan ng mga residente na itinapon sa isang ilog sa bayan ng Tiagong sa Lalawigan ng Quezon nitong Huwebes ng umaga.

Inquirer, CDN bag 3 awards at CMMA

AND the winning continues.   The Philippine Daily Inquirer and sister paper Cebu Daily News (CDN) bagged three major trophies at the 40th Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA) in rites held Wednesday night at the Star Theater in the CCP Complex in Mala
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Inquirer, CDN bag 3 awards at CMMA

AND the winning continues.   The Philippine Daily Inquirer and sister paper Cebu Daily News (CDN) bagged three major trophies at the 40th Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA) in rites held Wednesday night at the Star Theater in the CCP Complex in Malate, Manila.   The Inquirer's Nio Jesus Orbeta won the Best News Photograph award for his work «Sisterhood,» which shows a nun embracing and kissing Sister Patricia Fox during a solidarity Mass for held for the Australian missionary. Fox was then fighting deportation ordered by the Bureau of Immigration.   Also, the CMMA conferred to CDN the Best in Special Feature and Best in News Coverage awards.   ...Keep on reading: Inquirer, CDN bag 3 awards at CMMA

Festive fruit drinks in salt-rimmed glasses

  Although Manila Marriott Hotel holds the ceremony every year, the lighting of its Christmas tree never seems to lose its magic. This year was no exception.   After a breathtaking countdown led by the evening's host, DJ Chico Garcia of Mon
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Festive fruit drinks in salt-rimmed glasses

  Although Manila Marriott Hotel holds the ceremony every year, the lighting of its Christmas tree never seems to lose its magic. This year was no exception.   After a breathtaking countdown led by the evening's host, DJ Chico Garcia of Monster RX 93.1, a switch was turned on and the gigantic tree in the lobby, already resplendent to begin with, began to twinkle like a tower of colored diamonds.   Forget the little Christmas tree in the old song. This one could bring peace on earth.   And, probably, so could Himig Rosea, Colegio de Santa Rosa's choral group, whose members' angelic voices filled the air with renditions of contemporary Christmas...Keep on reading: Festive fruit drinks in salt-rimmed glasses

From Ube Butter Loaf to Chocolate Decadence Cookie Dough Cake—12 perfect-for-the-holidays desserts

  We're saving you the trouble of searching for food gifts and noche buena desserts with this curated list.   Brazo de Loco, La Brazorria de Lasevil   Pixie Sevilla has been tweaking her family's 50-year-old brazo de mercedes rec
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From Ube Butter Loaf to Chocolate Decadence Cookie Dough Cake—12 perfect-for-the-holidays desserts

  We're saving you the trouble of searching for food gifts and noche buena desserts with this curated list.   Brazo de Loco, La Brazorria de Lasevil   Pixie Sevilla has been tweaking her family's 50-year-old brazo de mercedes recipe with a variety of fillings---from salted egg and ube to matcha and quezo de bola.   For Christmas, she made the richest one yet. Called Bravo de Loco, the roll is made of chocolate pastry cream with baked chocolate meringue and coated with a crisp sprinkle-speckled shell. It is a chocoholic's dream.   La Brazorria de Lasevil, Ayala the 30th and TriNoma, tel. 09173953529   Tiare Tart, Cinq Dess...Keep on reading: From Ube Butter Loaf to Chocolate Decadence Cookie Dough Cake—12 perfect-for-the-holidays desserts

Pacquiao, Broner to unveil fight details next week

NEW YORK, United States -- Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiaoand former world welterweight champion Adrien Broner will announce details Monday in New York about their upcoming bout, expected in January at Las Vegas. Pacquaio owns the World Boxing Associat
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Pacquiao, Broner to unveil fight details next week

NEW YORK, United States -- Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiaoand former world welterweight champion Adrien Broner will announce details Monday in New York about their upcoming bout, expected in January at Las Vegas. Pacquaio owns the World Boxing Association's regular welterweight crown, a step below US unbeaten WBA 'super champion' Keith Thurman, after stopping Argentina's Lucas Matthysse in July at Kuala Lumpur -- his first knockout win since 2009. The southpaw, 60-7 with two drawn and 39 knockouts in a career that began in 1995, turns 40 next month while American Broner is 33-3 with one drawn and 24 knockouts. Broner and Pacquiao are set to talk Monday at New York's Goth...Keep on reading: Pacquiao, Broner to unveil fight details next week

Warriors guard Curry will sit out three-game road trip

SAN FRANCISCO, United States -- Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry will miss the reigning NBA champions' next three games while being monitored for a nagging left groin strain, the team announced Wednesday. Curry has missed the Warriors' past three
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Warriors guard Curry will sit out three-game road trip

SAN FRANCISCO, United States -- Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry will miss the reigning NBA champions' next three games while being monitored for a nagging left groin strain, the team announced Wednesday. Curry has missed the Warriors' past three games after suffering the injury last Thursday against Milwaukee and has been monitored and evaluated by the club's medical staff since then. The 30-year-old sharpshooter, twice an NBA Most Valuable Player, will travel with the Warriors on their three-game road trip to Texas but he will not play and he will be re-evaluated in 10 days, the team said in a statement. The Warriors visit Houston on Thursday, play at Dallas on Sa...Keep on reading: Warriors guard Curry will sit out three-game road trip

PHL's historic Balangiga bells are, finally, homeward bound

The Balangiga bells have officially been turned over to the Philippines through a military ceremony held on Thursday (PHL time), according to Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Elmer G. Cato via Facebook.
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PHL's historic Balangiga bells are, finally, homeward bound

The Balangiga bells have officially been turned over to the Philippines through a military ceremony held on Thursday (PHL time), according to Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Elmer G. Cato via Facebook.

Church microphone thief caught on CCTV

A man who seemed to express his faith was in fact stealing a microphone cable from a church in Taguig City as his act was caught on a CCTV footage, James Agustin reported on Unang Balita.
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Church microphone thief caught on CCTV

A man who seemed to express his faith was in fact stealing a microphone cable from a church in Taguig City as his act was caught on a CCTV footage, James Agustin reported on Unang Balita.

S&P 500 falls for fifth day as financials drag

Wall Street stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 notching a fifth straight day of losses as financial stocks were hit by fears that regulations on the banking industry would tighten once the Democratic Party takes control of the US House of Representati
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S&P 500 falls for fifth day as financials drag

Wall Street stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 notching a fifth straight day of losses as financial stocks were hit by fears that regulations on the banking industry would tighten once the Democratic Party takes control of the US House of Representatives.

Bitcoin drops to 1-year low as slump persists; ethereum down sharply

Bitcoin fell to a more than one-year low on Wednesday, breaching a key support level of $6,000 and causing a wave of selling in the digital currency and other crypto assets in what has been a prolonged market slump that began early this year.
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Bitcoin drops to 1-year low as slump persists; ethereum down sharply

Bitcoin fell to a more than one-year low on Wednesday, breaching a key support level of $6,000 and causing a wave of selling in the digital currency and other crypto assets in what has been a prolonged market slump that began early this year.

Draft Brexit deal ends Britain's easy access to EU financial markets

The United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed a deal that will give London's vast financial centre only a basic level of access to the bloc's markets after Brexit.
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Draft Brexit deal ends Britain's easy access to EU financial markets

The United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed a deal that will give London's vast financial centre only a basic level of access to the bloc's markets after Brexit.

Homeward journey of PHL's historic Balangiga bells begins

The official announcement of the return of the Balangiga bells to the Philippines will start with a military ceremony on Thursday (PHL time).
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Homeward journey of PHL's historic Balangiga bells begins

The official announcement of the return of the Balangiga bells to the Philippines will start with a military ceremony on Thursday (PHL time).

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