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US mid-Atlantic: Strong storms leave thousands without power

    TRENTON, N.J. --- Tens of thousands of utility customers are without power as powerful storms roar through the mid-Atlantic region.   The storms caused the roof to collapse Monday morning at a New Jersey apartment complex, thoug

Petitioners welcome MWSS decision to penalize Manila Water

  MANILA, Philippines - A group which took part in the filing of a petition against Manila Water has welcomed the decision of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) to penalize the water concessionaire for service interruptions last Ma
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Petitioners welcome MWSS decision to penalize Manila Water

  MANILA, Philippines - A group which took part in the filing of a petition against Manila Water has welcomed the decision of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) to penalize the water concessionaire for service interruptions last March.   Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) Secretary General Renato Reyes on Wednesday said that the decision can be used by the MWSS Regulatory Office (RO) to lower rates as compensation for the troubles Manila Water customers had to endure.   "We welcome the penalties imposed on Manila Water for the service interruption that affected millions since March. Article 10.4 of the Manila Water contract states that pe...Keep on reading: Petitioners welcome MWSS decision to penalize Manila Water

Bayan wants ‘consistent’ foreign policy amid Duterte war threat over garbage

MANILA, Philippines --- The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) has commended the «attitude shown» by President Rodrigo Duterte against Canada's garbage brought into the country, but found it rather wanting and hoped the Chief Executive would show
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Bayan wants ‘consistent’ foreign policy amid Duterte war threat over garbage

MANILA, Philippines --- The Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) has commended the «attitude shown» by President Rodrigo Duterte against Canada's garbage brought into the country, but found it rather wanting and hoped the Chief Executive would show the same «tough talk» against China on the issue of the West Philippine Sea. According to Bayan Secretary General Renato Reyes, returning the trash to Canada is important but, «How we wish the attitude shown against Canada's garbage can also be seen against China's island-grabbing and plunder of our exclusive economic zone.» "Of course we want the garbage and toxic wastes returned to Canada. However, we also want consistency in our foreign p...Keep on reading: Bayan wants ‘consistent’ foreign policy amid Duterte war threat over garbage

DILG to probe Marikina City Mayor Teodoro for ‘not supporting’ city police

  MANILA, Philippines --- Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Ao on Wednesday said he will be ordering an investigation on Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro for allegedly withholding local government support t
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DILG to probe Marikina City Mayor Teodoro for ‘not supporting’ city police

  MANILA, Philippines --- Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Ao on Wednesday said he will be ordering an investigation on Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro for allegedly withholding local government support to the city police.   «I will have this investigated and require the Mayor to explain his actions. If it is true, what he has done would have serious implications in the peace and order functions of our police officers in Marikina City,» he told INQUIRER.net in a text message.   Teodoro is being accused of withholding the city police its gasoline supply, not providing ordinance violation receipts, and even alleged...Keep on reading: DILG to probe Marikina City Mayor Teodoro for ‘not supporting’ city police

President admits undergoing regular blood test

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted undergoing a blood test «almost every other day» due to an illness he acquired through smoking. Speaking at the 7th Union Asia Pacific Regional Conference Tuesday night, Duterte bare
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President admits undergoing regular blood test

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted undergoing a blood test «almost every other day» due to an illness he acquired through smoking. Speaking at the 7th Union Asia Pacific Regional Conference Tuesday night, Duterte bared having his blood extracted after acquiring Buerger's disease, a rare condition involving the constriction of blood vessels which may impede blood flow. «I'm 74 years old, I do not want to die of TB (Tuberculosis). I do not want to die of lung cancer. As a matter of fact, I got --- I acquired Buerger's disease from smoking. That is why my doctor is here. She gets my blood...Almost every other day,» Duterte said. The President earlier admit...Keep on reading: President admits undergoing regular blood test

Duterte dared: Be bold against China and its invasive actions, too

BINMALEY, Pangasinan --- Opposition senatorial candidates on Wednesday downplayed President Rodrigo Duterte's threat of war against Canada, challenging the Chief Executive to be as bold in calling out China and its intrusive actions in Philippine territories.
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Duterte dared: Be bold against China and its invasive actions, too

BINMALEY, Pangasinan --- Opposition senatorial candidates on Wednesday downplayed President Rodrigo Duterte's threat of war against Canada, challenging the Chief Executive to be as bold in calling out China and its intrusive actions in Philippine territories. Marawi civic leader Samira Gutoc said Duterte should also flaunt his strong political will not just on the garbage issue with Canada but also on the maritime dispute with China. «Totohanin nya 'yung political will nya against China. Canada has been a friend to immigrants kagaya ng Filipinos. Garbage is an issue but the territories as well (is an issue),» she pointed out. «Mas importante rin ang ating kateritoryohan,» Gutoc add...Keep on reading: Duterte dared: Be bold against China and its invasive actions, too

Quake death toll rises as new tremor strikes

PORAC, Pampanga: Rescuers scrambled to reach some two dozen people feared buried under a supermarket building in Porac, Pampanga that collapsed in a deadly earthquake on Monday, as a powerful…READ The post Quake death toll rises as new tremor strikes ap
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Quake death toll rises as new tremor strikes

PORAC, Pampanga: Rescuers scrambled to reach some two dozen people feared buried under a supermarket building in Porac, Pampanga that collapsed in a deadly earthquake on Monday, as a powerful…READ The post Quake death toll rises as new tremor strikes appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Duterte to leave ‘letters of dismissal’ for corrupt officials before China trip

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will be leaving a number of “letters of dismissal” before he flies to China for the Belt and Road Forum on Wednesday. Speaking at the opening ceremony…READ The post Duterte to leave ‘letters of dismissal’
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Duterte to leave ‘letters of dismissal’ for corrupt officials before China trip

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will be leaving a number of “letters of dismissal” before he flies to China for the Belt and Road Forum on Wednesday. Speaking at the opening ceremony…READ The post Duterte to leave ‘letters of dismissal’ for corrupt officials before China trip appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Power back in quake-affected provinces in Visayas — NGCP

THE National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) has fully restored power in provinces in the Visayas affected by a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that hit Eastern Samar on Tuesday. “Normalization…READ The post Power back in quake-affected provinces i
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Power back in quake-affected provinces in Visayas — NGCP

THE National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) has fully restored power in provinces in the Visayas affected by a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that hit Eastern Samar on Tuesday. “Normalization…READ The post Power back in quake-affected provinces in Visayas — NGCP appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Caloy Garcia heaviest hit as PBA hands out multiple fines in PBA semis

MANILA, Philippines---The PBA on Tuesday continued to mete out necessary fines in the ongoing Philippine Cup semifinals. Rain or Shine coach Caloy Garcia took the heaviest blow after he was fined P22,400 for physically contacting a referee and for picking
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Caloy Garcia heaviest hit as PBA hands out multiple fines in PBA semis

MANILA, Philippines---The PBA on Tuesday continued to mete out necessary fines in the ongoing Philippine Cup semifinals. Rain or Shine coach Caloy Garcia took the heaviest blow after he was fined P22,400 for physically contacting a referee and for picking up his third technical this conference in Monday night's Game 4 against Magnolia. Garcia got ejected with 1:43 remaining in the third quarter of the Hotshots' 94-91 win that tied the best-of-seven series at 2-2. Elasto Painters veterans Beau Belga and Gabe Norwood were also fined. Belga was fined P3,400 after getting called for his fourth technical this conference while Norwood was fined P1,000 for pointing an accusing f...Keep on reading: Caloy Garcia heaviest hit as PBA hands out multiple fines in PBA semis

Marikina City Mayor says PNP accusation ‘unfair, ridiculous’

MANILA, Philippines --- Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro dismissed on Tuesday the accusation of the Philippine National Police (PNP) that he withheld support to local cops. He said the accusation was «unfair» and «ridiculous.»
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Marikina City Mayor says PNP accusation ‘unfair, ridiculous’

MANILA, Philippines --- Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro dismissed on Tuesday the accusation of the Philippine National Police (PNP) that he withheld support to local cops. He said the accusation was «unfair» and «ridiculous.» In an interview with reporters, Teodoro denied neglecting the police in his city. He said he was even pushing for the creation of a new P130-million headquarters for the Marikina City Police. READ: New Marikina police HQ will have spa, indoor firing range "Even 'yung mga bagong di-nownload dito na bagong pulis na walang service firearm, we provided for them (We even provided firearms to the new police officers here). I found the allegation very ridicu...Keep on reading: Marikina City Mayor says PNP accusation ‘unfair, ridiculous’

Acierto, 7 others ordered arrested over shabu in magnetic lifters

MANILA, Philippines --- The Manila City Regional Trial Court Branch 35 has ordered the arrest of former police official Eduardo Acierto and seven others indicted for smuggling billions worth of shabu (crystal meth) through the magnetic lifters. Aside from
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Acierto, 7 others ordered arrested over shabu in magnetic lifters

MANILA, Philippines --- The Manila City Regional Trial Court Branch 35 has ordered the arrest of former police official Eduardo Acierto and seven others indicted for smuggling billions worth of shabu (crystal meth) through the magnetic lifters. Aside from Acierto, those ordered arrested are former Customs Intelligence Officer Jimmy Guban and former Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Deputy Director for Administration Ismael Fajardo; importers Chan Yee Wah, alias KC Chan, and Zhou Quan, alias Zhang Quan; consignees Vedasto Cabral Baraquel Jr. and Maria Lagrimas Catipan of Vecaba Trading; and Emily Luquingan. They are facing a case for the importation of dangerous drugs under ...Keep on reading: Acierto, 7 others ordered arrested over shabu in magnetic lifters

SEA Games venues in Clark undamaged after earthquake

MANILA, Philippines---Venues of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in New Clark City dodged a bullet after the sites were left undamaged despite the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that shook Luzon Monday. The construction of the new passenger terminal building at Cl
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SEA Games venues in Clark undamaged after earthquake

MANILA, Philippines---Venues of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in New Clark City dodged a bullet after the sites were left undamaged despite the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that shook Luzon Monday. The construction of the new passenger terminal building at Clark International Airport was also free from destruction. According to a press release from Bases Conversion and Development Authority, «there were also no reported casualties and major incidents in both project sites.» https://www.facebook.com/TheBCDAGroup/posts/2029174507191078?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARDbYR_XpjV6RRNLywIPfrAoUfPYzkR_I2wWgMQi0Bp-vnbR3qFYwXBGf39wtzI1zouKxzKMYpZ3I5KJS0D9PPGEBgAPSEDIXTg33gbM-UwSy09MY0LvvpqRM5ECwBtDsX0B...Keep on reading: SEA Games venues in Clark undamaged after earthquake

China envoy insists no hidden agenda in deals with PH

MANILA, Philippines --- China has once again denied any hidden agenda in loan agreements with the Philippines, adding that the accusation of the so-called China debt trap was «completely groundless.» «One thing I would like to emphasize h
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China envoy insists no hidden agenda in deals with PH

MANILA, Philippines --- China has once again denied any hidden agenda in loan agreements with the Philippines, adding that the accusation of the so-called China debt trap was «completely groundless.» «One thing I would like to emphasize here is that China has no hidden agenda or strings attached to the cooperation and support for the Philippines,» Charge d'Affaires Ad Interim Tan Qingsheng said on Tuesday at the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Manila Conference in Taguig. READ: Philippines-China economic and trade ties better than ever --- Arroyo «The so-called 'China debt trap' accusation is completely groundless,» he added. Tan cited figures from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (...Keep on reading: China envoy insists no hidden agenda in deals with PH

Flights canceled as Clark airport remains closed

SEVERAL flights to and from Clark International Airport (CIA) have been cancelled as the airport remained closed due to earthquake damage. For its April 23 flight advisory, Philippine Airlines (PAL)  grounded…READ The post Flights canceled as Clark ai
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Flights canceled as Clark airport remains closed

SEVERAL flights to and from Clark International Airport (CIA) have been cancelled as the airport remained closed due to earthquake damage. For its April 23 flight advisory, Philippine Airlines (PAL)  grounded…READ The post Flights canceled as Clark airport remains closed appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Power supply in parts of Samar restored

POWER supply in some areas in Samar struck by the 6.5-magnitude earthquake has been restored, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said. The red alert for areas covered…READ The post Power supply in parts of Samar restored appeared first o
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Power supply in parts of Samar restored

POWER supply in some areas in Samar struck by the 6.5-magnitude earthquake has been restored, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said. The red alert for areas covered…READ The post Power supply in parts of Samar restored appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Duterte orders suspension of operations in all Chuzon Supermarket branches

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Pampanga: President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday ordered the suspension of business operations for all branches of Chuzon Supermarket after its branch in Porac, Pampanga collapsed when a…READ The post Duterte orders suspension of operat
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Duterte orders suspension of operations in all Chuzon Supermarket branches

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Pampanga: President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday ordered the suspension of business operations for all branches of Chuzon Supermarket after its branch in Porac, Pampanga collapsed when a…READ The post Duterte orders suspension of operations in all Chuzon Supermarket branches appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

QC buildings, schools inspected after powerful Luzon earthquake

MANILA, Philippines --- Quezon City Engineer Joselito Cabungcal led a team on Tuesday on an inspection schools for possible damage caused by a magnitude 6.1 earthquake that rocked several parts of Luzon just a day before. Among the schools inspected were P
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QC buildings, schools inspected after powerful Luzon earthquake

MANILA, Philippines --- Quezon City Engineer Joselito Cabungcal led a team on Tuesday on an inspection schools for possible damage caused by a magnitude 6.1 earthquake that rocked several parts of Luzon just a day before. Among the schools inspected were Payatas B Elementary School, Bagong Silangan Elementary School, and Justice Cecilia Muoz-Palma High School in Molave. No casualties or major damage to property and infrastructure in Quezon City were reported by the local disaster unit. In a memorandum on Monday, Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) action officer Karl Michael Marasigan ordered the members of the Disaster Action Team and all 142 b...Keep on reading: QC buildings, schools inspected after powerful Luzon earthquake

Andi Eigenmann gets real about pregnancy beyond glam shoots

Andi Eigenmann opened up on her pregnancy struggles, noting that photo shoots where she gets «dolled up» are far from her reality. Eigenmann has recently appeared on magazine covers looking radiant and made-up. She also shared today a shoot wit
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Andi Eigenmann gets real about pregnancy beyond glam shoots

Andi Eigenmann opened up on her pregnancy struggles, noting that photo shoots where she gets «dolled up» are far from her reality. Eigenmann has recently appeared on magazine covers looking radiant and made-up. She also shared today a shoot with daughter Ellie and boyfriend Philmar Alipayo where she glowed with natural make-up. https://www.instagram.com/p/BwlpGF-FzBC/ The «Camp Sawi» actress, now 26 weeks pregnant, shared a picture of herself bare-faced in her underwear on Instagram Tuesday, April 23, and reflected on how pregnancy feels «realer than ever.» https://www.instagram.com/p/BwmAWtLlCle/ "Been having a lot of fun getting dolled up for pregnancy shoots with the fa...Keep on reading: Andi Eigenmann gets real about pregnancy beyond glam shoots

No casualties after Eastern Samar quake, says congressman

  MANILA, Philippines --- There are no reported casualties following the magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck Eastern Samar, the province's lone congressman said Tuesday.   «Wala naman kaming na-receive na major damages and casualties
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No casualties after Eastern Samar quake, says congressman

  MANILA, Philippines --- There are no reported casualties following the magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck Eastern Samar, the province's lone congressman said Tuesday.   «Wala naman kaming na-receive na major damages and casualties, marami lang cracks sa school buildings, city hall, municipal halls,» congressman Ben Evardone said in an interview over AM radio station DZMM, adding that several residents also sustained minor injuries due to falling objects during the quake.   (We have not received major damages or any casualties. Although there are cracks in school buildings, city hall, and municipal halls.)   Evardone said that a cross on to...Keep on reading: No casualties after Eastern Samar quake, says congressman

Kris Aquino: ‘Buti na lang binili ko na lahat ng Chanel na gusto ko’

MANILA, Philippines --- The 6.1-magnitude quake that jolted parts of Luzon Monday affected many things, including an interview with Kris Aquino. «Yes, may lindol. Nawalan ng kuryente, umuwi na tayo (Yes, there's an earthquake. No electricity, let's g
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Kris Aquino: ‘Buti na lang binili ko na lahat ng Chanel na gusto ko’

MANILA, Philippines --- The 6.1-magnitude quake that jolted parts of Luzon Monday affected many things, including an interview with Kris Aquino. «Yes, may lindol. Nawalan ng kuryente, umuwi na tayo (Yes, there's an earthquake. No electricity, let's go home). I want to go home. My sons. Because nasa fault line kami (we live near the fault line),» Aquino said. Aquino then asked her staff to check on her sons: «Hoy magcheck kayo tawag sa bahay (Please check the house)...My god my house. Check si Bimb and si Kuya.» Despite the situation, Aquino was still able to poke fun on the situation. "It's the end of the world na, I'm telling you. Buti nalang binili ko na lahat ng Chanel na ...Keep on reading: Kris Aquino: ‘Buti na lang binili ko na lahat ng Chanel na gusto ko’

‘Avenue 5’ brings Armando Iannucci back to HBO

As the seventh and final season of «Veep» draws to an end, the show's creator, Armando Iannucci, is set to team up once more with HBO. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has now placed a series order for his space comedy, «Aven
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‘Avenue 5’ brings Armando Iannucci back to HBO

As the seventh and final season of «Veep» draws to an end, the show's creator, Armando Iannucci, is set to team up once more with HBO. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has now placed a series order for his space comedy, «Avenue 5», following a successful pilot. «Avenue 5» is billed as a futuristic comedy series set in space, some 40 years from now when the solar system is within everyone's reach. Hugh Laurie plays Ryan Clark, captain of the Avenue 5 spaceship. Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Nikki Amuka, Rebecca Front, Lenora Crichlow, Suzy Nakamura and Ethan Phillips are also on the cast. Armando Iannucci created the new show and is set to produce. He will be reunited wi...Keep on reading: ‘Avenue 5’ brings Armando Iannucci back to HBO

PNP hoping for zero casualty in Eastern Samar quake

MANILA, Philippines --- Authorities are hoping that there will be no casualties in the new quake that hit the southern section of the country Tuesday. Philippine National Police Chief Oscar Albayalde said his office had not received an update yet on the ma
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PNP hoping for zero casualty in Eastern Samar quake

MANILA, Philippines --- Authorities are hoping that there will be no casualties in the new quake that hit the southern section of the country Tuesday. Philippine National Police Chief Oscar Albayalde said his office had not received an update yet on the magnitude 6.5 magnitude quake that jolted parts of Leyte and Samar as well as cities in Region V and the Bicol Region. READ: Phivolcs upgrades Eastern Samar earthquake to magnitude 6.5; Intensity 3 felt in Cebu «Wala pang report yung mga iba't ibang stations natin (We haven't received reports from our stations). They're still consolidating the different reports from the different stations as of this time,» Albayalde told repo...Keep on reading: PNP hoping for zero casualty in Eastern Samar quake

UP Diliman buildings under inspection after Luzon quake

MANILA, Philippines --- Chancellor Michael Tan of the University of the Philippines ordered the inspection of all buildings, including dormitories, in the 493-hectare campus of the state university in Diliman, Quezon City, shortly after a magnitude 6.1 earthq
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UP Diliman buildings under inspection after Luzon quake

MANILA, Philippines --- Chancellor Michael Tan of the University of the Philippines ordered the inspection of all buildings, including dormitories, in the 493-hectare campus of the state university in Diliman, Quezon City, shortly after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook several parts of Luzon on Monday afternoon. «All academic buildings and dorms have been checked in the past, but another inspection is ongoing to check for possible damages from the earthquake,» Tan told the INQUIRER on Tuesday. On Monday, the UP Diliman Campus Maintenance Team already cleared Kalayaan Residence Hall, the dormitory exclusively for freshmen, for earthquake-related risks. The UP Diliman campus h...Keep on reading: UP Diliman buildings under inspection after Luzon quake

AFC Cup: Ceres stuns Persija with big fightback

JAKARTA - Ceres-Negros rallied from two goals down in the second half to stun Persija Jakarta, 3-2, in one of the most astonishing comebacks in AFC Cup history last Tuesday night at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium here. Filipino international Mike Ott met Stepha
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AFC Cup: Ceres stuns Persija with big fightback

JAKARTA - Ceres-Negros rallied from two goals down in the second half to stun Persija Jakarta, 3-2, in one of the most astonishing comebacks in AFC Cup history last Tuesday night at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium here. Filipino international Mike Ott met Stephan Schrock's teasing ball inside the six-yard box in the 92nd minute to complete the turnaround, after goals from Bienve Maranon and Miguel Tanton put the Busmen back on even terms. Unfazed by the 35,000-strong crowd inside one of Asia's most iconic stadiums, the Busmen walked away with another victory that kept their perfect record after four matches in Group G. The Busmen looked well-placed to top the group as they have op...Keep on reading: AFC Cup: Ceres stuns Persija with big fightback

Duterte orders Chuzon stores in Pampanga to stop business operations

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Pampanga -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday ordered the suspension of business operations of all branches of Chuzon Supermarket in Pampanga after one of its buildings collapsed in Porac town.   «Well in a probability,
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Duterte orders Chuzon stores in Pampanga to stop business operations

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Pampanga -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday ordered the suspension of business operations of all branches of Chuzon Supermarket in Pampanga after one of its buildings collapsed in Porac town.   «Well in a probability, the one who constructs the supermarket here could also be the one who constructed the others. I would like to presume that, although I stand corrected,» Duterte said in a situation briefing here.   "So it would be good at this time to just give them the advice to stop, cease and desist in doing business until such time that the clearance given by government, whether city engineer or whoever is competent to review the plannin...Keep on reading: Duterte orders Chuzon stores in Pampanga to stop business operations

Maroon 5 and P!nk join environmental campaign BYOBottled

American singer-songwriter Jack Johnson has launched the BYOBottle (Bring Your Own Bottle) campaign to reduce plastic pollution in the music industry. Modeled after Green Music Australia's BYOBottle campaign, the initiative promotes the use of reusabl
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Maroon 5 and P!nk join environmental campaign BYOBottled

American singer-songwriter Jack Johnson has launched the BYOBottle (Bring Your Own Bottle) campaign to reduce plastic pollution in the music industry. Modeled after Green Music Australia's BYOBottle campaign, the initiative promotes the use of reusable water bottles and water refill stations at music events. Several artists have signed on to support the environmental project, including Maroon 5, P!nk, Wilco, Ben Harper, Empire of the Sun, Flume, CHVRCHES and the Lumineers. "There is a powerful wave of momentum building to reduce plastic pollution. BYOBottle is a campaign that the entire music industry can unite around .... Expectations are changing around what makes a positi...Keep on reading: Maroon 5 and P!nk join environmental campaign BYOBottled

6 soldiers killed, 6 wounded in Samar clash

SIX soldiers were killed and six were wounded following an  encounter with New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Samar, a military spokesman said on Tuesday. The slain soldiers were identified…READ The post 6 soldiers killed, 6 wounded in Samar clash app
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6 soldiers killed, 6 wounded in Samar clash

SIX soldiers were killed and six were wounded following an  encounter with New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Samar, a military spokesman said on Tuesday. The slain soldiers were identified…READ The post 6 soldiers killed, 6 wounded in Samar clash appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

PNP readies report against ‘childish’ mayor over police chief’s reassignment

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) is preparing a report against a certain “childish” mayor in Metro Manila for allegedly removing the police hotlines in his city after he was not…READ The post PNP readies report against ‘childish’ may
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PNP readies report against ‘childish’ mayor over police chief’s reassignment

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) is preparing a report against a certain “childish” mayor in Metro Manila for allegedly removing the police hotlines in his city after he was not…READ The post PNP readies report against ‘childish’ mayor over police chief’s reassignment appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

PNP puts Eastern Samar under full alert

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) placed Eastern Samar under full alert after it was struck with a magnitude 6.5 earthquake on Tuesday. PNP Chief General Oscar Albayalde ordered Brig. Gen….READ The post PNP puts Eastern Samar under full alert appeare
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PNP puts Eastern Samar under full alert

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) placed Eastern Samar under full alert after it was struck with a magnitude 6.5 earthquake on Tuesday. PNP Chief General Oscar Albayalde ordered Brig. Gen….READ The post PNP puts Eastern Samar under full alert appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Nicolas Cage’s wife of four days wants spousal support

Nicolas Cage's estranged wife, Erika Koike, is reportedly seeking spousal support after their whirlwind March marriage. The «National Treasure» actor filed for annulment four days after their wedding in Las Vegas. Koike, a makeup artist, i
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Nicolas Cage’s wife of four days wants spousal support

Nicolas Cage's estranged wife, Erika Koike, is reportedly seeking spousal support after their whirlwind March marriage. The «National Treasure» actor filed for annulment four days after their wedding in Las Vegas. Koike, a makeup artist, is challenging Cage's petition for an annulment and insists on a divorce, reported TMZ on Monday, April 22. Court documents obtained by the entertainment news outlet agues that Cage, acting on impulse, qualifies for an annulment. Koike, however, claimed that the marriage was not based on fraud, stating that Cage asked to start the relationship again «in the right way» 12 days after filing for annulment. The documents state that they are not fi...Keep on reading: Nicolas Cage’s wife of four days wants spousal support

LOOK: Members of EXO, Wanna One, SHINee, VIXX, HOTSHOT spotted in Cebu

MANILA, Philippines --- Members of South Korean boy groups EXO, Wanna One, SHINee, VIXX, HOTSHOT were spotted by a fan in Cebu. Facebook user Zing Estrella posted Monday a photo of EXO's Kai, Wanna One's Sungwoon, SHINee's Taemin, VIXX's Ravi and HOTSHOT'
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LOOK: Members of EXO, Wanna One, SHINee, VIXX, HOTSHOT spotted in Cebu

MANILA, Philippines --- Members of South Korean boy groups EXO, Wanna One, SHINee, VIXX, HOTSHOT were spotted by a fan in Cebu. Facebook user Zing Estrella posted Monday a photo of EXO's Kai, Wanna One's Sungwoon, SHINee's Taemin, VIXX's Ravi and HOTSHOT's Timoteo in a local restaurant inside a Cebu mall. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2504914043079729&set=a.1385968788307599&type=3&theater «Kai, taemin, sungwoon, ravi and Timoteo right in front of me. (posted this picture nung wala na sila so don't worry^^),» Estrella wrote in the caption. The post caught the attention of fans and has since garnered over 3,400 likes, 3,500 shares and 200 comments (as of p...Keep on reading: LOOK: Members of EXO, Wanna One, SHINee, VIXX, HOTSHOT spotted in Cebu

James Yap no regrets over missed game-tying 3 in Game 4 loss

MANILA, Philippines---James Yap has made a career out of making clutch shots. That's why the Rain or Shine swingman won't lose any sleep over a missed attempt in the final seconds of Game 4 of the Philippine Cup semifinals against Magnolia on Monday. &l
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James Yap no regrets over missed game-tying 3 in Game 4 loss

MANILA, Philippines---James Yap has made a career out of making clutch shots. That's why the Rain or Shine swingman won't lose any sleep over a missed attempt in the final seconds of Game 4 of the Philippine Cup semifinals against Magnolia on Monday. «I have no regrets in my mind right now knowing I took a good shot which I'm not going to take back even if it missed,» Yap said in Filipino after a 94-91 loss that tied the best-of-seven series at 2-2. READ: Hotshots blow lead, escape Painters in Game 4 to tie semis series Yap hit the back iron on his potential game-tying 3-pointer as time ran out before sinking one from almost the same spot seconds earlier that made it a th...Keep on reading: James Yap no regrets over missed game-tying 3 in Game 4 loss

Philippines-China economic and trade ties better than ever — Arroyo

MANILA, Philippines --- The economic and trade cooperation between the Philippines and China has been better than ever, House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said Tuesday.   «Clearly, the economic and trade cooperation between our two countri
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Philippines-China economic and trade ties better than ever — Arroyo

MANILA, Philippines --- The economic and trade cooperation between the Philippines and China has been better than ever, House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said Tuesday.   «Clearly, the economic and trade cooperation between our two countries is as good as it has ever been, better than it has ever been in fact. The main thing to focus on now, is on the implementation side,» Arroyo said during her keynote speech on the second day of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Manila Conference at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila hotel in Taguig City.   The former president-turned-Pampanga congresswoman also said bilateral ties between the two countries have reached new heights...Keep on reading: Philippines-China economic and trade ties better than ever — Arroyo

News groups fight to keep Harvey Weinstein’s hearing open

NEW YORK --- News organizations are fighting to pull back the curtain on a Harvey Weinstein court appearance that the prosecution and defense want held in secret. The organizations, including The Associated Press and The New York Times, argued in court pap
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News groups fight to keep Harvey Weinstein’s hearing open

NEW YORK --- News organizations are fighting to pull back the curtain on a Harvey Weinstein court appearance that the prosecution and defense want held in secret. The organizations, including The Associated Press and The New York Times, argued in court papers filed Monday that the sides haven't met a high legal standard for banning the media and the public from Friday's hearing in Weinstein's sexual assault case. Prosecutors contend the hearing should be closed to protect Weinstein's right to a fair trial and for the privacy of women whose allegations against him are not part of the underlying criminal charges. Weinstein's lawyers say news coverage could taint the jury pool. ...Keep on reading: News groups fight to keep Harvey Weinstein’s hearing open

16 dead in Luzon quake — NDRRMC

SIXTEEN people died in the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck Zambales and affected Central Luzon and Metro Manila, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). In its…READ The post 16 dead in Luzon quake —
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16 dead in Luzon quake — NDRRMC

SIXTEEN people died in the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck Zambales and affected Central Luzon and Metro Manila, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). In its…READ The post 16 dead in Luzon quake — NDRRMC appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

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