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Grade 10 student, another nabbed in San Juan City drug busts 

      The San Juan City police arrested a Grade 10 student and another drug suspect during separate anti-drug operations on Thursday night. San Juan City Police chief Senior Supt. Dindo Reyes identified the 14-year-old suspect o

AFP denies viewing dissent as a crime

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Sunday denied it was considering dissent on the Duterte administration as a crime. Brig. Gen. Edgard Arevalo, AFP spokesman, was responding to...READ MORE The post AFP denies viewing dissent as a crime appeared fir
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AFP denies viewing dissent as a crime

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Sunday denied it was considering dissent on the Duterte administration as a crime. Brig. Gen. Edgard Arevalo, AFP spokesman, was responding to...READ MORE The post AFP denies viewing dissent as a crime appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

US’ leaving nuke treaty ‘dangerous’

ELKO, United States: President Donald Trump confirmed Saturday that the United States plans to leave a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, which criticized the move as Washington’s latest...READ MORE The post US’ leaving nuke treaty ‘danger
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US’ leaving nuke treaty ‘dangerous’

ELKO, United States: President Donald Trump confirmed Saturday that the United States plans to leave a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, which criticized the move as Washington’s latest...READ MORE The post US’ leaving nuke treaty ‘dangerous’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Israel arrests Palestinian governor of Jerusalem -- officials

Israeli forces have arrested the Palestinian governor of Jerusalem for unspecified offenses he allegedly committed in the occupied West Bank, the Palestine Liberation Organization said Sunday.
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Israel arrests Palestinian governor of Jerusalem -- officials

Israeli forces have arrested the Palestinian governor of Jerusalem for unspecified offenses he allegedly committed in the occupied West Bank, the Palestine Liberation Organization said Sunday.

Duterte not trying to bribe NPA members, says Palace

Malacañang on Sunday stressed that President Rodrigo Duterte is not trying to bribe members of the New People's Army (NPA) when he promised them a house, a job, and education if they surrender.
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Duterte not trying to bribe NPA members, says Palace

Malacañang on Sunday stressed that President Rodrigo Duterte is not trying to bribe members of the New People's Army (NPA) when he promised them a house, a job, and education if they surrender.

NPA member dead in Bukidnon clash -- AFP

A Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army terrorist (CNT) died in an encounter with the 65th Infantry Stalwart Battalion (65IB) at Barangay Lacolac in Baungon at 5:20 a.m. on Sunday, the military said.
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NPA member dead in Bukidnon clash -- AFP

A Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army terrorist (CNT) died in an encounter with the 65th Infantry Stalwart Battalion (65IB) at Barangay Lacolac in Baungon at 5:20 a.m. on Sunday, the military said.

UP crushes UE, 94-81

UNIVERSITY of the Philippines (UP) banked on Juan Gomez De Liano’s triple-double to crush University of the East (UE), 94-81, on Sunday in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines...READ MORE The post UP crushes UE, 94-81 appeared first o
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UP crushes UE, 94-81

UNIVERSITY of the Philippines (UP) banked on Juan Gomez De Liano’s triple-double to crush University of the East (UE), 94-81, on Sunday in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines...READ MORE The post UP crushes UE, 94-81 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Bolts zap Elastopainters, keep quarterfinals’ bid alive

MERALCO outplayed Rain or Shine in the final canto for a 91-82 victory on Sunday, extending its win streak to three and keeping alive its flickering hopes of getting into...READ MORE The post Bolts zap Elastopainters, keep quarterfinals’ bid alive appeared
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Bolts zap Elastopainters, keep quarterfinals’ bid alive

MERALCO outplayed Rain or Shine in the final canto for a 91-82 victory on Sunday, extending its win streak to three and keeping alive its flickering hopes of getting into...READ MORE The post Bolts zap Elastopainters, keep quarterfinals’ bid alive appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

‘Paglisan,’ ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ win big at Cinema One Originals 2018

'Paglisan' and 'Never Tear Us Apart' bagged the most number of awards at the Cinema One Originals Festival Awards Night held at the Dolphy Theater in Quezon City on Sunday. 'Paglisan,' an animated musical drama by Carl Papa, was named Best Picture, Best Sc
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‘Paglisan,’ ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ win big at Cinema One Originals 2018

'Paglisan' and 'Never Tear Us Apart' bagged the most number of awards at the Cinema One Originals Festival Awards Night held at the Dolphy Theater in Quezon City on Sunday. 'Paglisan,' an animated musical drama by Carl Papa, was named Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Musical Score, Best Sound, and the special Champion Bughaw Award. It tells the story of a married couple struggling to keep their relationship as one suffers from the early onset dementia. The wife's own unhappiness also becomes an affliction in itself. 'Never Tear Us Apart,' a drama film by Whammy Alcazaren and shot with iPhones, brought home the most awards with Alcazaren also named as Best Director. The...Keep on reading: ‘Paglisan,’ ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ win big at Cinema One Originals 2018

Coldplay releasing live album, concert film along with documentary

A week after announcing plans to release the documentary film «A Head Full of Dreams», Coldplay have announced they are also readying a live album and concert film capturing their tour in support of the same album. The combined live album/live
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Coldplay releasing live album, concert film along with documentary

A week after announcing plans to release the documentary film «A Head Full of Dreams», Coldplay have announced they are also readying a live album and concert film capturing their tour in support of the same album. The combined live album/live concert film release, called the Butterfly package, will feature the album «Live in Buenos Aires», recorded on Nov. 15, 2017, the final night of the band's A Head Full Of Dreams Tour. The 24-track album will mark the first time a Coldplay concert has been released in its entirety. The accompanying two-hour concert film, «Live In So Paulo», was filmed a week earlier, on Nov. 8, 2017. The Butterfly package will likewise include the alrea...Keep on reading: Coldplay releasing live album, concert film along with documentary

Rain or Shine’s woes continue with injured Belga out 2-3 weeks

Rain or Shine just couldn't catch a break. Adding to the uncertainty surrounding the status of its starting center Raymond Almazan, another key Elasto Painter in Beau Belga is expected to miss the rest of the conference due to plantar fasciitis. «I th
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Rain or Shine’s woes continue with injured Belga out 2-3 weeks

Rain or Shine just couldn't catch a break. Adding to the uncertainty surrounding the status of its starting center Raymond Almazan, another key Elasto Painter in Beau Belga is expected to miss the rest of the conference due to plantar fasciitis. «I think he's gonna be out the next two to three weeks so technically out for the conference,» Rain or Shine head coach Caloy Garcia told reporters on Sunday. Belga sustained the foot injury early in the Elasto Painters' stunning 100-84 loss to the lowly Columbian Dyip on Friday. The 31-year-old Belga was sorely missed by Rain or Shine on Sunday when it dropped an all-important duel to Meralco, 91-82. Belga rued the timing of his injury wi...Keep on reading: Rain or Shine’s woes continue with injured Belga out 2-3 weeks

Ayo shrugs off UST’s blown chance to rise in standings after loss to NU

The immortal «Go USTe!» chants drowned out any possible noise inside the packed Filoil Flying V Center as University of Santo Tomas prepared to extend its three-game winning run at the expense of National University. UST started to heat up afte
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Ayo shrugs off UST’s blown chance to rise in standings after loss to NU

The immortal «Go USTe!» chants drowned out any possible noise inside the packed Filoil Flying V Center as University of Santo Tomas prepared to extend its three-game winning run at the expense of National University. UST started to heat up after falling by as much as 11 points after the third quarter, but it was a comeback that ended in a bitter way as the Bulldogs held on for the 69-61 win. The Growling Tigers' short winning run came to an end and they settled for a humble fifth seed with a 4-5 record after a game that could've sent them to a three-way tie for the No. 3 spot with Far Eastern University and De La Salle. UST head coach Aldin Ayo knew the scenario that his tea...Keep on reading: Ayo shrugs off UST’s blown chance to rise in standings after loss to NU

Imee Marcos: Suspending VAT on basic commodities will benefit more Filipinos

Instead of suspending the excise tax on fuel next year, Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos wants to suspend the value-added tax (VAT) on basic commodities, saying that it will benefit more Filipinos. «The suspension of the VAT would provide immediate reli
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Imee Marcos: Suspending VAT on basic commodities will benefit more Filipinos

Instead of suspending the excise tax on fuel next year, Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos wants to suspend the value-added tax (VAT) on basic commodities, saying that it will benefit more Filipinos. «The suspension of the VAT would provide immediate relief to Filipino consumers. Given the magnitude of prevailing tax rates, the temporary suspension of the VAT on necessities would be immediately felt by millions of Filipino families,» Marcos said in a statement on Sunday. «Suspending the VAT on basic food items, fuel and electricity will directly counteract the strong inflation pressures on these goods,» she added. Earlier, the governor called for the immediate one-year suspension of ...Keep on reading: Imee Marcos: Suspending VAT on basic commodities will benefit more Filipinos

Work from home arrangement good but must be agreed upon by employer, employee --Bello

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Sunday said a work from home arrangement is good but this needs to be agreed upon by the employer and employee.
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Work from home arrangement good but must be agreed upon by employer, employee --Bello

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Sunday said a work from home arrangement is good but this needs to be agreed upon by the employer and employee.

Suspension of VAT on basic goods to ease impact of inflation --Imee

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos claimed on Sunday that suspending the Value Added Tax on basic commodities for a year would help more Filipinos cope with the impact of skyrocketing inflation.  
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Suspension of VAT on basic goods to ease impact of inflation --Imee

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos claimed on Sunday that suspending the Value Added Tax on basic commodities for a year would help more Filipinos cope with the impact of skyrocketing inflation.  

Operasyon kontra droga ikinasa sa iba't ibang lalawigan; 16 arestado

Natimbog ang hindi bababa sa 16 na drug suspects sa magkakahiwalay na operasyong ikinasa ng mga awtoridad sa mga probinsya ng Rizal, Oriental Mindoro, at Cavite.  
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Operasyon kontra droga ikinasa sa iba't ibang lalawigan; 16 arestado

Natimbog ang hindi bababa sa 16 na drug suspects sa magkakahiwalay na operasyong ikinasa ng mga awtoridad sa mga probinsya ng Rizal, Oriental Mindoro, at Cavite.  

Miyembro umano ng HPG, nanghataw ng side mirror ng taxi

Kuhang-kuha sa dash cam ng isang motorista ang panghahataw sa side mirror ng taxi sa Pasay City ang isang miyembro umano ng Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG).  
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Miyembro umano ng HPG, nanghataw ng side mirror ng taxi

Kuhang-kuha sa dash cam ng isang motorista ang panghahataw sa side mirror ng taxi sa Pasay City ang isang miyembro umano ng Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG).  

BSP: Poll forecasts 5.3% inflation for 2018     

ECONOMISTS polled by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) expect inflation to hit an above-target of 5.3 percent this year before decelerating over the next two years. “The survey on...READ MORE The post BSP: Poll forecasts 5.3% inflation for 2018  
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BSP: Poll forecasts 5.3% inflation for 2018     

ECONOMISTS polled by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) expect inflation to hit an above-target of 5.3 percent this year before decelerating over the next two years. “The survey on...READ MORE The post BSP: Poll forecasts 5.3% inflation for 2018      appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Bulldogs tame Tigers 

NATIONAL University (NU) blasted University of Santo Tomas (UST), 69-61, on Sunday for its third win in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 81 men’s basketball event at...READ MORE The post Bulldogs tame Tigers  appeared first on
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Bulldogs tame Tigers 

NATIONAL University (NU) blasted University of Santo Tomas (UST), 69-61, on Sunday for its third win in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 81 men’s basketball event at...READ MORE The post Bulldogs tame Tigers  appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

US wants military drills with Asean, says PH defense exec  

WASHINGTON wants military exercises with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), an official of the Department of National Defense (DND) said on Sunday. Teodoro Torralba, DND assistant secretary for...READ MORE The post US wants military drills wi
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US wants military drills with Asean, says PH defense exec  

WASHINGTON wants military exercises with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), an official of the Department of National Defense (DND) said on Sunday. Teodoro Torralba, DND assistant secretary for...READ MORE The post US wants military drills with Asean, says PH defense exec   appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Colmenares: Military, gov’t responsible for Negros farmers’ massacre

Bayan Muna chairman and former Representative Neri Colmenares on Sunday held the Duterte administration and the military responsible for the murder of nine farmers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental on Saturday, supposedly over a land dispute.
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Colmenares: Military, gov’t responsible for Negros farmers’ massacre

Bayan Muna chairman and former Representative Neri Colmenares on Sunday held the Duterte administration and the military responsible for the murder of nine farmers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental on Saturday, supposedly over a land dispute.

Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets past Suns

Nikola Jokic scored 11 of his game-high 35 points in an early runaway Saturday night, helping the host Denver Nuggets blow out the Phoenix Suns 119-91 in a battle of teams that had won their NBA openers.
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Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets past Suns

Nikola Jokic scored 11 of his game-high 35 points in an early runaway Saturday night, helping the host Denver Nuggets blow out the Phoenix Suns 119-91 in a battle of teams that had won their NBA openers.

Mavs hold off Timberwolves in wild home opener

Dennis Smith Jr. drained a step-back jumper and drew a foul for a three-point play with 6.1 seconds left to break a tie and lead the Dallas Mavericks to a wild 140-136 victory in their home opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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Mavs hold off Timberwolves in wild home opener

Dennis Smith Jr. drained a step-back jumper and drew a foul for a three-point play with 6.1 seconds left to break a tie and lead the Dallas Mavericks to a wild 140-136 victory in their home opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas as cooler weather sets in — Pagasa

IT’S beginning to look, or rather, feel a lot like Christmas because of the formation of the high pressure that ushers in the cold weather, which is characteristic of the...READ MORE The post It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas as cooler weather s
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It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas as cooler weather sets in — Pagasa

IT’S beginning to look, or rather, feel a lot like Christmas because of the formation of the high pressure that ushers in the cold weather, which is characteristic of the...READ MORE The post It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas as cooler weather sets in — Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Motorists told to take alternate routes in Manila amid ‘Mazu’ procession on Monday, Tuesday

MOTORISTS headed to Manila on Monday and Tuesday are advised to take alternate routes to give way to the procession of the image of Mazu (Matsu), protector of fishermen and...READ MORE The post Motorists told to take alternate routes in Manila amid ‘Mazu
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Motorists told to take alternate routes in Manila amid ‘Mazu’ procession on Monday, Tuesday

MOTORISTS headed to Manila on Monday and Tuesday are advised to take alternate routes to give way to the procession of the image of Mazu (Matsu), protector of fishermen and...READ MORE The post Motorists told to take alternate routes in Manila amid ‘Mazu’ procession on Monday, Tuesday appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Dodgers beat Brewers, to face Red Sox in World Series

MILWAUKEE — Yasiel Puig and Cody Bellinger flexed their muscles. Chris Taylor flashed some leather. Then the Los Angeles Dodgers got a lift from ace Clayton Kershaw out of the...READ MORE The post Dodgers beat Brewers, to face Red Sox in World Series ap
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Dodgers beat Brewers, to face Red Sox in World Series

MILWAUKEE — Yasiel Puig and Cody Bellinger flexed their muscles. Chris Taylor flashed some leather. Then the Los Angeles Dodgers got a lift from ace Clayton Kershaw out of the...READ MORE The post Dodgers beat Brewers, to face Red Sox in World Series appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Layoffs, company closures only threats to get away with giving wage hike --labor group

Mass layoffs and closure of establishments are merely threats in order for companies to get away with providing additional salary for their employees, the Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines said on Sunday.
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Layoffs, company closures only threats to get away with giving wage hike --labor group

Mass layoffs and closure of establishments are merely threats in order for companies to get away with providing additional salary for their employees, the Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines said on Sunday.

Bill allows elected officials to shift parties only on second year of term --Tugna

Elected officials may only be able change political parties on the second year of their three-year term once the House Committee on Suffrage and Electoral Reforms' substitute bill seeking to prohibit turncoatism is enacted into law.
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Bill allows elected officials to shift parties only on second year of term --Tugna

Elected officials may only be able change political parties on the second year of their three-year term once the House Committee on Suffrage and Electoral Reforms' substitute bill seeking to prohibit turncoatism is enacted into law.

Saudi account of Khashoggi's death meets growing skepticism

Saudi Arabia faced a growing chorus of incredulity on Sunday over its belated explanation of how critic Jamal Khashoggi died inside its Istanbul consulate, as world powers demanded answers and the whereabouts of his body.  
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Saudi account of Khashoggi's death meets growing skepticism

Saudi Arabia faced a growing chorus of incredulity on Sunday over its belated explanation of how critic Jamal Khashoggi died inside its Istanbul consulate, as world powers demanded answers and the whereabouts of his body.  

With market on edge, investors look to tech trio

The pressure is on for Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft as they prepare to report quarterly results at a time when confidence in those market leaders looks increasingly fragile and in danger of derailing Wall Street's rally.
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With market on edge, investors look to tech trio

The pressure is on for Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft as they prepare to report quarterly results at a time when confidence in those market leaders looks increasingly fragile and in danger of derailing Wall Street's rally.

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