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Tugade says DOTr ready for ‘Ompong’

  Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade on Friday assured the public that the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its related agencies are prepared for the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong.   «We are at your disposal. Your government

US bishops delay action on clergy abuse at Vatican's request

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops will delay action to deal with a crisis involving sexual abuse of minors by clergy until after a global meeting in February at the request of the Vatican, conference president Cardinal Daniel DiNardo said on Monday.
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US bishops delay action on clergy abuse at Vatican's request

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops will delay action to deal with a crisis involving sexual abuse of minors by clergy until after a global meeting in February at the request of the Vatican, conference president Cardinal Daniel DiNardo said on Monday.

Iran honoring nuclear deal as new sanctions hit, IAEA report shows

Iran has continued to implement the main nuclear restrictions set by its 2015 deal with major powers even as the United States reimposed sanctions against Tehran, a UN atomic watchdog report showed on Monday.
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Iran honoring nuclear deal as new sanctions hit, IAEA report shows

Iran has continued to implement the main nuclear restrictions set by its 2015 deal with major powers even as the United States reimposed sanctions against Tehran, a UN atomic watchdog report showed on Monday.

California officials fear record wildfire death toll could rise; 200 missing

Emergency teams searched on Monday for more than 200 people listed as missing in the deadliest northern California wildfire on record, and officials voiced concerns the casualty toll will climb higher as a resurgence of fierce winds fanned the flames.
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California officials fear record wildfire death toll could rise; 200 missing

Emergency teams searched on Monday for more than 200 people listed as missing in the deadliest northern California wildfire on record, and officials voiced concerns the casualty toll will climb higher as a resurgence of fierce winds fanned the flames.

Magnolia repels Ginebra’s late rally for 2-0 lead in semis

MAGNOLIA withstood Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s late rally for a 101-97 win in Game 2 to lead 2-0 in the best-of-five semifinals of the Philippine Basketball Association Season 43 Governors’...READ MORE The post Magnolia repels Ginebra’s late rally fo
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Magnolia repels Ginebra’s late rally for 2-0 lead in semis

MAGNOLIA withstood Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s late rally for a 101-97 win in Game 2 to lead 2-0 in the best-of-five semifinals of the Philippine Basketball Association Season 43 Governors’...READ MORE The post Magnolia repels Ginebra’s late rally for 2-0 lead in semis appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Jollibee profit up 19.2% to P6.09B

STRONG sales boosted Jollibee Foods Corp.’s profit by nearly 20 percent in the first nine months of the year, the listed firm disclosed on Monday. Net income attributable to shareholders...READ MORE The post Jollibee profit up 19.2% to P6.09B appeared firs
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Jollibee profit up 19.2% to P6.09B

STRONG sales boosted Jollibee Foods Corp.’s profit by nearly 20 percent in the first nine months of the year, the listed firm disclosed on Monday. Net income attributable to shareholders...READ MORE The post Jollibee profit up 19.2% to P6.09B appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Think tank trims PH growth forecast

An Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) think tank has cut its 2018 growth forecast for the Philippines, noting the likelihood of reduced household consumption amid rising inflation and interest rates....READ MORE The post Think tan
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Think tank trims PH growth forecast

An Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) think tank has cut its 2018 growth forecast for the Philippines, noting the likelihood of reduced household consumption amid rising inflation and interest rates....READ MORE The post Think tank trims PH growth forecast appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Magnolia withstands Ginebra’s late rally for 2-0 lead

Magnolia withstood Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s late rally for a 101-97 win in Game 2, stretching its series lead to 2-0 in the best-of-five semifinals of the Philippine Basketball Association...READ MORE The post Magnolia withstands Ginebra’s late rall
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Magnolia withstands Ginebra’s late rally for 2-0 lead

Magnolia withstood Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s late rally for a 101-97 win in Game 2, stretching its series lead to 2-0 in the best-of-five semifinals of the Philippine Basketball Association...READ MORE The post Magnolia withstands Ginebra’s late rally for 2-0 lead appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Appeals court rejects Trump’s bid to end DACA

On November 8, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the rescission of the DACA program by the Trump Administration is arbitrary and capricious.What does this ruling mean for DACA applicants?   The Deferred Action on Childhood Arrival
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Appeals court rejects Trump’s bid to end DACA

On November 8, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the rescission of the DACA program by the Trump Administration is arbitrary and capricious.What does this ruling mean for DACA applicants?   The Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals commonly referred as DACA began in 2012, allowing noncitizens who entered the United States as children, who have clean criminal records, and who meet certain eligibility requirements, to apply for two-year renewable periods of deferred action. Deferred action is a revocable decision by the government not to deport an otherwise removable person from the country.Those granted deferred action are issued an employment authorizatio...Keep on reading: Appeals court rejects Trump’s bid to end DACA

How Fil-Am candidates fared in the U.S. midterms

LOS ANGELES -- As the results of the 2018 midterm elections came in on Tuesday, Nov.6, a number of things quickly became apparent. For one, voter turnout soared above previous years, especially among young voters and women. When it came to the candidates,
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How Fil-Am candidates fared in the U.S. midterms

LOS ANGELES -- As the results of the 2018 midterm elections came in on Tuesday, Nov.6, a number of things quickly became apparent. For one, voter turnout soared above previous years, especially among young voters and women. When it came to the candidates, a record-breaking number of women, 116, including 42 women of colo won in their respective races.In the battle for Congress, Republicans retained the Senate, while Democrats won control of the House. While a number of races have yet to be determined, results have come in for the nation's Fil-Am candidates, which included six who ran for Congress. Here's a rundown on how the candidates did. Fil-Ams take losses in Congress, as Or...Keep on reading: How Fil-Am candidates fared in the U.S. midterms

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s election fiction on GOP wins, economy

WASHINGTON--- Fresh off the GOP's loss of the House, President Donald Trump is fudging the success of a «booming» economy and overstating the impact of his campaigning on the midterm elections. He suggested that every Republican congressional c
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s election fiction on GOP wins, economy

WASHINGTON--- Fresh off the GOP's loss of the House, President Donald Trump is fudging the success of a «booming» economy and overstating the impact of his campaigning on the midterm elections. He suggested that every Republican congressional candidate for whom he paid a visit to their state to rally voters prevailed on Election Day. That's not true. Several of his favorites in closely contested Senate and House races lost Tuesday, in some cases after Trump held multiple rallies on their behalf. On the economy, Trump asserted that U.S. growth under his watch has been unprecedented. In fact, it was surpassed just four years ago during the Obama administration. He also minimized ...Keep on reading: AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s election fiction on GOP wins, economy

Filipino in Illinois faces life in prison for sex abuse of child

CHICAGO -- A Filipino man with a 45-year sentence for child molestation was found guilty of sexually assaulting a second victim over a three-year period and now faces practically a life prison term of at least 96 years. Noel F. Buhay, 51, was found guilty
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Filipino in Illinois faces life in prison for sex abuse of child

CHICAGO -- A Filipino man with a 45-year sentence for child molestation was found guilty of sexually assaulting a second victim over a three-year period and now faces practically a life prison term of at least 96 years. Noel F. Buhay, 51, was found guilty Nov. 6 of eight counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child under 13 and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim he knew, according to the Daily Herald. Buhay, a resident of Sugar Grove, Illinois, waived his right to a jury trial. He will be sentenced Jan. 25. Between December 2005 and December 2008, Buhay sexually assaulted a minor he knew. Already serving a 45-year sentence for a previous ...Keep on reading: Filipino in Illinois faces life in prison for sex abuse of child

Stan Lee, Marvel legend, dead at 95 – US media

LOS ANGELES, California --- Comic book genius Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died. He was 95. Lee --- the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comics by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, The Fanta
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Stan Lee, Marvel legend, dead at 95 – US media

LOS ANGELES, California --- Comic book genius Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died. He was 95. Lee --- the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comics by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four and The Incredible Hulk --- was declared dead Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to Kirk Schenck, an attorney for Lee's daughter, J.C. Lee. As the top writer at Marvel Comics and later as its publisher, he revived the industry in the 1960s by offering the costumes and action craved by younger readers while insisting on sophisticated plots, college-level dialogue, satire, science fiction, ...Keep on reading: Stan Lee, Marvel legend, dead at 95 – US media

Gunman in bar shooting was ‘a ticking time bomb’ – coach

MONTCLAIR, California --- The gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar was volatile and intimidating, his high school coach recalled on Sunday. Repeated complaints to school administrators about his behavior failed to prompt any discipline
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Gunman in bar shooting was ‘a ticking time bomb’ – coach

MONTCLAIR, California --- The gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar was volatile and intimidating, his high school coach recalled on Sunday. Repeated complaints to school administrators about his behavior failed to prompt any discipline, the coach said. Evie Cluke coached Ian David Long on Newbury Park High School's track team in 2007 and 2008. In an interview with The Associated Press, she said Long was a «ticking time bomb» who constantly lost his temper, threw tantrums and would scream at coaches when he didn't like their decisions. She said she once witnessed him assault a fellow coach. That coach, Dominique Colell, said Long grabbed her rear and midse...Keep on reading: Gunman in bar shooting was ‘a ticking time bomb’ – coach

Ex-CHR chair: If Imelda can party, she can serve time in jail

Former Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chair and martial law victim Etta Rosales said that if Imelda Marcos can party and run for the 2019 elections, she can also serve time in jail. Rosales pointed out in a phone interview with INQUIRER.net on Monday tha
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Ex-CHR chair: If Imelda can party, she can serve time in jail

Former Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chair and martial law victim Etta Rosales said that if Imelda Marcos can party and run for the 2019 elections, she can also serve time in jail. Rosales pointed out in a phone interview with INQUIRER.net on Monday that considering the age of Mrs. Marcos, authorities will treat her accordingly when she is arrested. She was reacting to an earlier statement of Philippine National Police (PNP) that they will consider Marcos' age on her arrest. READ: Albayalde on Marcos' arrest: We have to take into consideration her age "Ang ibig sabihin lang naman ng old age, makatao ang iyong pagtrato, kahit nga hindi old age dapat makatao ang trato mo sa ...Keep on reading: Ex-CHR chair: If Imelda can party, she can serve time in jail

Duterte meets Cabinet on eve of Asean summit opening

SINGAPORE --- President Rodrigo Duterte met his Cabinet officials here on Monday, the eve of the opening of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian (Asean) Summit. «We are now meeting with the president inside his room. It's a usual mini Cabinet hudd
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Duterte meets Cabinet on eve of Asean summit opening

SINGAPORE --- President Rodrigo Duterte met his Cabinet officials here on Monday, the eve of the opening of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian (Asean) Summit. «We are now meeting with the president inside his room. It's a usual mini Cabinet huddle before an international/multi-lateral meeting takes place,» Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said. Duterte arrived here on his private plane at 8:23 p.m. READ:Duterte arrives in Singapore for Asean Summit Among the Cabinet members present at the meeting were Finance Secretary Carlos Domiguez III, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., presidentia...Keep on reading: Duterte meets Cabinet on eve of Asean summit opening

Gonzalez, La Salle brace for all-important tiff vs UP

De La Salle has entered its most crucial stretch in the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball tournament. For a few weeks, the Green Archers have been a picture of stability as they stayed on steady ground in the third spot of the standings and even had a prett
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Gonzalez, La Salle brace for all-important tiff vs UP

De La Salle has entered its most crucial stretch in the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball tournament. For a few weeks, the Green Archers have been a picture of stability as they stayed on steady ground in the third spot of the standings and even had a pretty good chance to secure the twice-to-beat advantage. A disappointing 62-71 loss to Ateneo on Sunday, which also stopped a three-game winning streak, however, has put the Archers into a dangerous position of being out of the Final Four contention. READ:Ateneo secures twice-to-beat, downs La Salle anew Such sudden turn of eventsentering the final few games of the eliminations made head coach Louie Gonzales wanting his squad...Keep on reading: Gonzalez, La Salle brace for all-important tiff vs UP

UAAP Season 81 Starting 5: Week 9

(The Inquirer Sports' Starting 5 weekly ranking is based on the players' individual numbers and their respective team's outcomes during the competition week.) The Final Four is almost set and the race has dwindled to just five teams. Ateneo and Adam
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UAAP Season 81 Starting 5: Week 9

(The Inquirer Sports' Starting 5 weekly ranking is based on the players' individual numbers and their respective team's outcomes during the competition week.) The Final Four is almost set and the race has dwindled to just five teams. Ateneo and Adamson University already own the top two seeds and have secured its respective twice-to-beat advantages for the semifinals while De La Salle, Far Eastern University, and University of the Philippines are all incontention for the third and fourth spots. The Green Archers currently own the third seed in the ladder with an 8-5 record while the Tamaraws and the Fighting Maroons are tied for fourth with identical 7-6 cards. De La Sall...Keep on reading: UAAP Season 81 Starting 5: Week 9

Oil firms impose hefty price cuts

Oil companies implemented a hefty price rollback on Tuesday, slashing the price of gasoline by P2.30 per liter and diesel by P2 per liter. Caltex, Eastern Petroleum, Flying V, Jetti,...READ MORE The post Oil firms impose hefty price cuts appeared first on Th
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Oil firms impose hefty price cuts

Oil companies implemented a hefty price rollback on Tuesday, slashing the price of gasoline by P2.30 per liter and diesel by P2 per liter. Caltex, Eastern Petroleum, Flying V, Jetti,...READ MORE The post Oil firms impose hefty price cuts appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

1 kilong plastic, kapalit ng 1 kilong bigas sa Cavite

Maaaring ipalit ang isang kilong plastic sa isang kilong bigas sa Barangay Talon sa Amadeo, Cavite, ayon sa ulat ni Rida Reyes sa «Quick Response Team.»
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1 kilong plastic, kapalit ng 1 kilong bigas sa Cavite

Maaaring ipalit ang isang kilong plastic sa isang kilong bigas sa Barangay Talon sa Amadeo, Cavite, ayon sa ulat ni Rida Reyes sa «Quick Response Team.»

Wife says Ladlad’s ATM card lost in police raid, QCPD denies seizing it

Fides said the funds in the ATM account includes Ladlad's human rights compensation as a political prisoner during the Marcos regime. «Please just return to us this Landbank card that was pilfered during that planting expedition of November 8,» sh
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Wife says Ladlad’s ATM card lost in police raid, QCPD denies seizing it

Fides said the funds in the ATM account includes Ladlad's human rights compensation as a political prisoner during the Marcos regime. «Please just return to us this Landbank card that was pilfered during that planting expedition of November 8,» she added.

Transgender na 'di tanggap ng pamilya, umibig sa tunay na babae at nakabuntis ng lesbian

Naging masalimuot ang kuwento ng buhay at pag-ibig ng transgender na si Jerald, na matapos tumibok ang puso para sa isang tunay na babae, nabuntis naman niya ang kaibigan niyang lesbian.
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Transgender na 'di tanggap ng pamilya, umibig sa tunay na babae at nakabuntis ng lesbian

Naging masalimuot ang kuwento ng buhay at pag-ibig ng transgender na si Jerald, na matapos tumibok ang puso para sa isang tunay na babae, nabuntis naman niya ang kaibigan niyang lesbian.

‘Bon Jovi’ nabbed in buy-bust operation in Mandaluyong 

TWO suspected drug pushers, one a namesake of famous rocker Bon Jovi, were arrested in Mandaluyong City. Police identified the two as Bon Jovi Legaspi, 19, and Augusto Datu, both...READ MORE The post ‘Bon Jovi’ nabbed in buy-bust operation in Mand
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‘Bon Jovi’ nabbed in buy-bust operation in Mandaluyong 

TWO suspected drug pushers, one a namesake of famous rocker Bon Jovi, were arrested in Mandaluyong City. Police identified the two as Bon Jovi Legaspi, 19, and Augusto Datu, both...READ MORE The post ‘Bon Jovi’ nabbed in buy-bust operation in Mandaluyong  appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

PH privacy watchdog probes airline’slate report of massive data breach

THE National Privacy Commission (NPC) is expecting Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific to submit a report next week, after confirming receipt of the order to explain its delayed notification of...READ MORE The post PH privacy watchdog probes airline’s<br>
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PH privacy watchdog probes airline’slate report of massive data breach

THE National Privacy Commission (NPC) is expecting Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific to submit a report next week, after confirming receipt of the order to explain its delayed notification of...READ MORE The post PH privacy watchdog probes airline’s<br>late report of massive data breach appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Medialdea is govt caretaker as Duterte travels abroad this week

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has designated Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to be the government caretaker during his visits to Singapore and Papua New Guinea from November 12 to 18. In Special...READ MORE The post Medialdea is govt caretaker as Duterte t
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Medialdea is govt caretaker as Duterte travels abroad this week

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has designated Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to be the government caretaker during his visits to Singapore and Papua New Guinea from November 12 to 18. In Special...READ MORE The post Medialdea is govt caretaker as Duterte travels abroad this week appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Harden, Rockets drop Pacers to win first at home

James Harden scored a game-high 40 points and led a scorching shooting performance by the Houston Rockets in their 115-103 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday at Toyota Center.  
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Harden, Rockets drop Pacers to win first at home

James Harden scored a game-high 40 points and led a scorching shooting performance by the Houston Rockets in their 115-103 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday at Toyota Center.  

Brook Lopez’s 3-point barrage helps Bucks edge Nuggets

Brook Lopez scored a season-high 28 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points, nine rebounds and eight assists as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the host Denver Nuggets 121-114 on Sunday night.  
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Brook Lopez’s 3-point barrage helps Bucks edge Nuggets

Brook Lopez scored a season-high 28 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points, nine rebounds and eight assists as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the host Denver Nuggets 121-114 on Sunday night.  

Lillard-Kyrie duel: Blazers outlast Celtics

Damian Lillard scored 19 points and dished out 12 assists and Al-Farouq Aminu sank a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Boston Celtics 100-94 Sunday night.  
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Lillard-Kyrie duel: Blazers outlast Celtics

Damian Lillard scored 19 points and dished out 12 assists and Al-Farouq Aminu sank a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Boston Celtics 100-94 Sunday night.  

Koko Nograles may take over brother Karlo’s legislative district -- Andaya

PBA party-list Representative Jericho «Koko» Nograles may take over the first legislative district of Davao City following the appointment of his brother Karlo as Cabinet Secretary.  
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Koko Nograles may take over brother Karlo’s legislative district -- Andaya

PBA party-list Representative Jericho «Koko» Nograles may take over the first legislative district of Davao City following the appointment of his brother Karlo as Cabinet Secretary.  

2 malaking sawa, hinuli ng isang lalaki gamit lang ang kamay

Kung lakas ng loob ang pag-uusapan, hindi patatalo ang isang lalaki sa Quezon City na nakunan ng  video ang paghuli sa dalawang sawa na nakitang nakalambitin sa puno.
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2 malaking sawa, hinuli ng isang lalaki gamit lang ang kamay

Kung lakas ng loob ang pag-uusapan, hindi patatalo ang isang lalaki sa Quezon City na nakunan ng  video ang paghuli sa dalawang sawa na nakitang nakalambitin sa puno.

PISTON protests vs. Delgra, jeepney modernization anew

Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide on Monday launched a protest action against the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board as it slammed chairman Martin Delgra III and the mandatory franchise consolidation under the jeepne
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PISTON protests vs. Delgra, jeepney modernization anew

Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operators Nationwide on Monday launched a protest action against the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board as it slammed chairman Martin Delgra III and the mandatory franchise consolidation under the jeepney modernization program.

IBP hails conviction of Imelda, pushes for faster judicial process

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Monday welcomed the decision of the Sandiganbayan declaring former First Lady Imelda Marcos guilty of the graft charges filed against her more than two decades ago.  
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IBP hails conviction of Imelda, pushes for faster judicial process

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Monday welcomed the decision of the Sandiganbayan declaring former First Lady Imelda Marcos guilty of the graft charges filed against her more than two decades ago.  

4,035 examinees pass the Psychometrician Licensure exams

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 4,035 out of 8,453 passed the Psychometrician Licensure Examination given by the Board of Psychology in Manila, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo,...READ MORE The post 4,035 examinees pass the Psyc
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4,035 examinees pass the Psychometrician Licensure exams

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 4,035 out of 8,453 passed the Psychometrician Licensure Examination given by the Board of Psychology in Manila, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo,...READ MORE The post 4,035 examinees pass the Psychometrician Licensure exams appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

127 examinees pass the Psychologist Licensure exams

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 127 out of 189 passed the Psychologist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Psychology in Manila last October 2018. Seq. No. N...READ MORE The post 127 examinees pass the Psychologist Licensur
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127 examinees pass the Psychologist Licensure exams

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 127 out of 189 passed the Psychologist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Psychology in Manila last October 2018. Seq. No. N...READ MORE The post 127 examinees pass the Psychologist Licensure exams appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

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