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Kevin Belingon battles Bibiano Fernandes for undisputed bantamweight title in November

Belingon, 30, is coming off a dominant victory against two-division Martin Nguyen and is on a six-fight winning streak against top tier opponents. 
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Kevin Belingon battles Bibiano Fernandes for undisputed bantamweight title in November

Belingon, 30, is coming off a dominant victory against two-division Martin Nguyen and is on a six-fight winning streak against top tier opponents. 

Joshua Pacio, Yoshitaka Naito hold media workout ahead of world title fight

Should Pacio emerge victorious on fight night, the young phenom will be crowned as the third reigning champion from Team Lakay
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Joshua Pacio, Yoshitaka Naito hold media workout ahead of world title fight

Should Pacio emerge victorious on fight night, the young phenom will be crowned as the third reigning champion from Team Lakay

Duterte wants LandBank to ease loan requirements for small farmers

President Rodrigo Duterte has directed state-owned Land Bank of the Philippines to ease loan requirements in aid of small farmers, especially those affected by Typhoon Ompong, Malacañang said Thursday.
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Duterte wants LandBank to ease loan requirements for small farmers

President Rodrigo Duterte has directed state-owned Land Bank of the Philippines to ease loan requirements in aid of small farmers, especially those affected by Typhoon Ompong, Malacañang said Thursday.

Palace assures due process for ‘missing-in-action’ mayors during Ompong onslaught

Malacañang on Thursday vowed due process for the local officials under investigation for allegedly being absent during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong.  
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Palace assures due process for ‘missing-in-action’ mayors during Ompong onslaught

Malacañang on Thursday vowed due process for the local officials under investigation for allegedly being absent during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong.  

New date for UPCAT not yet finalized, officials clarify

The University of the Philippines (UP) administration clarified on Thursday that the new schedule for the entrance exams (UPCAT), which were suspended due to Typhoon Ompong, has not yet been finalized by the school's admissions office.
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New date for UPCAT not yet finalized, officials clarify

The University of the Philippines (UP) administration clarified on Thursday that the new schedule for the entrance exams (UPCAT), which were suspended due to Typhoon Ompong, has not yet been finalized by the school's admissions office.

Piñol wants to ban ‘fancy rice’ importation

On the heels of the return of the National Food Authority (NFA) under the Department Agriculture (DA), Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said Thursday he will propose a ban on importing fancy rice next year in a bid to temper the increasing prices of the com
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Piñol wants to ban ‘fancy rice’ importation

On the heels of the return of the National Food Authority (NFA) under the Department Agriculture (DA), Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said Thursday he will propose a ban on importing fancy rice next year in a bid to temper the increasing prices of the commodity in the country.  

Piñol cancels NFA chief Jason Aquino’s leave

Following the return of the National Food Authority to the Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said Thursday he canceled the leave of absence of NFA administrator Jason Aquino.
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Piñol cancels NFA chief Jason Aquino’s leave

Following the return of the National Food Authority to the Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said Thursday he canceled the leave of absence of NFA administrator Jason Aquino.

PHL shares enter bear territory on Ompong’s inflationary impact

Philippine shares traded lower in a sell-off on Thursday that plunged the market back into bear territory amid inflation jitters related to the destruction of crops and infrastructure by Typhoon Ompong.
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PHL shares enter bear territory on Ompong’s inflationary impact

Philippine shares traded lower in a sell-off on Thursday that plunged the market back into bear territory amid inflation jitters related to the destruction of crops and infrastructure by Typhoon Ompong.

Duterte is the ‘destabilizer-in-chief’ --senator alleges

Calling the President as the “destabilizer-in-chief,” Senator Risa Hontiveros on Thursday hit back at President Rodrigo Duterte for accusing the opposition of hatching up a destabilization plot to unseat him.
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Duterte is the ‘destabilizer-in-chief’ --senator alleges

Calling the President as the “destabilizer-in-chief,” Senator Risa Hontiveros on Thursday hit back at President Rodrigo Duterte for accusing the opposition of hatching up a destabilization plot to unseat him.

Pinoy nurse, arestado sa isinagawang 'child sex sting' ng mga awtoridad sa New Jersey-- report

Kabilang ang 24-anyos na Pinoy nurse sa 24 katao na naaresto ng mga awtoridad sa New Jersey sa isinagawang operasyon laban sa mga naghahanap ng batang maaabuso sa pamamagitan ng internet.
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Pinoy nurse, arestado sa isinagawang 'child sex sting' ng mga awtoridad sa New Jersey-- report

Kabilang ang 24-anyos na Pinoy nurse sa 24 katao na naaresto ng mga awtoridad sa New Jersey sa isinagawang operasyon laban sa mga naghahanap ng batang maaabuso sa pamamagitan ng internet.

Roque on Sotto's Lupang Hinirang tweak: Palace has more important problems

Malacañang isn't too keen on Senate President's proposed change in the lyrics of of the Philippine national anthem. «Iniiwan na po namin iyan sa Kongreso, mas maraming mas matitinding problema na dapat harapin. Bahala na po ang Kongreso diyan,»
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Roque on Sotto's Lupang Hinirang tweak: Palace has more important problems

Malacañang isn't too keen on Senate President's proposed change in the lyrics of of the Philippine national anthem. «Iniiwan na po namin iyan sa Kongreso, mas maraming mas matitinding problema na dapat harapin. Bahala na po ang Kongreso diyan,» spokesman Harry Roque said.

Hagedorn appeals junking of motion to dismiss guns case

“The presumption of conversion has been successfully rebutted in light of proof that all the subject rifles had already been returned to the government. As it stands, the information does not have any leg to stand on,” Hagedorn said.
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Hagedorn appeals junking of motion to dismiss guns case

“The presumption of conversion has been successfully rebutted in light of proof that all the subject rifles had already been returned to the government. As it stands, the information does not have any leg to stand on,” Hagedorn said.

Two Koreas’ leaders in mountain show of unity

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation Thursday for a show of unity after their North-South summit gave new momentum to Pyongyang's negotiations with Washington.  
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Two Koreas’ leaders in mountain show of unity

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in visited the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation Thursday for a show of unity after their North-South summit gave new momentum to Pyongyang's negotiations with Washington.  

LeBron, Coogler collaborating on new ‘Space Jam’

LeBron James and director/producer Ryan Coogler, best known for directing «Black Panther,» are teaming up to make a long anticipated new «Space Jam» film.  
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LeBron, Coogler collaborating on new ‘Space Jam’

LeBron James and director/producer Ryan Coogler, best known for directing «Black Panther,» are teaming up to make a long anticipated new «Space Jam» film.  

Rescue of dog lifts hopes for missing miners

  ITOGON, Benguet --- A pet dog was found alive in the rubble four days after Typhoon «Ompong» triggered a killer landslide at Barangay Ucab here, buoying hopes that missing miners were still waiting to be rescued under tons of mud. &nb
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Rescue of dog lifts hopes for missing miners

  ITOGON, Benguet --- A pet dog was found alive in the rubble four days after Typhoon «Ompong» triggered a killer landslide at Barangay Ucab here, buoying hopes that missing miners were still waiting to be rescued under tons of mud.   The dog's rescue was announced by Ruben Carandang, Cordillera director of the Office of Civil Defense, at a briefing on Wednesday here.   The announcement prompted Mayor Victorio Palangdan to say: «While we have not found them, [the 59 missing people] are still considered alive.»   At noon on Wednesday, 19 more bodies were recovered from the landslide that dragged down houses and a chapel where pocket miners and ...Keep on reading: Rescue of dog lifts hopes for missing miners

No Duterte plan to pardon Palparan, says Malacañang

  Malacaang on Wednesday squelched speculation that President Rodrigo Duterte would pardon retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. as human rights groups accused the Armed Forces of the Philippines of coddling the former general who was convicted e
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No Duterte plan to pardon Palparan, says Malacañang

  Malacaang on Wednesday squelched speculation that President Rodrigo Duterte would pardon retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. as human rights groups accused the Armed Forces of the Philippines of coddling the former general who was convicted earlier this week for the abduction and disappearance of two University of the Philippines students.   «There is no basis for that,» presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a radio interview regarding a possible presidential pardon for Palparan.   Palparan, dubbed «The Butcher» by militant groups, was sentenced, along with former Lt. Col. Felipe Anotado and S/Sgt. Edgardo Osorio, to life imprisonment fo...Keep on reading: No Duterte plan to pardon Palparan, says Malacañang

Creamy Flat White, Caramel Cinnamon Cookie Latte among Starbucks come-ons

  Try something new at Starbucks Reserve this September, starting with the full-bodied and creamy Flat White---a potential crowd favorite.   Unlike the typical Cappuccino and Caf Latte, the Flat White calls for two ristretto shots---or stro
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Creamy Flat White, Caramel Cinnamon Cookie Latte among Starbucks come-ons

  Try something new at Starbucks Reserve this September, starting with the full-bodied and creamy Flat White---a potential crowd favorite.   Unlike the typical Cappuccino and Caf Latte, the Flat White calls for two ristretto shots---or stronger espresso extracted with half the usual amount of water.   In a recent «coffee flight» tasting demo, Starbucks 2017 Barista champion Ana Mendoza showed us how the Flat White is made. Ristretto coffee is topped with a velvety layer of steamed whole milk and microfoam that gives the drink a slight sweetness. It also features a simple dot latte art, which is good for the 'Gram.   Starbucks started serving t...Keep on reading: Creamy Flat White, Caramel Cinnamon Cookie Latte among Starbucks come-ons

Career night

  The only thing Adamson and La Salle shared Wednesday night was a pair of victories forged through big games from their standouts.   When the buzzer sounded for each team, however, their coaches had opposite reactions to the wins.  
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Career night

  The only thing Adamson and La Salle shared Wednesday night was a pair of victories forged through big games from their standouts.   When the buzzer sounded for each team, however, their coaches had opposite reactions to the wins.   For Adamson's Franz Pumaren, it was dissatisfaction over how the Falcons mishandled a match against the lowly University of the East Warriors before finally emerging with a 90-76 victory in the UAAP men's basketball tournament at Mall of Asia Arena.   «Nothing against UE, but we made it a very difficult game on our part,» Pumaren told reporters. "I guess that some of the guys coming into this game the mentality is...Keep on reading: Career night

Pinoy kimchi, strawberry in roasted pork—dishes by Methodist ministers’ wives

  You may guess from the book's title, «Hallowed Tables» (New Day Publishers, 2018), that it's about food's connection to religion. But scanning the digital copy (since the book was still being printed), we realized the contents yielded su
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Pinoy kimchi, strawberry in roasted pork—dishes by Methodist ministers’ wives

  You may guess from the book's title, «Hallowed Tables» (New Day Publishers, 2018), that it's about food's connection to religion. But scanning the digital copy (since the book was still being printed), we realized the contents yielded surprises.   It carries more than recipes or quotations from the Bible. It is a celebration of traditional cooking through the stories of 21 women, married to ministers, residing in the minister's house or manse, in the country and abroad.   It is a wealth of information about traditional cooking, about certain ingredients in their different names, and adaptations that spouses of pastors make when they cook far from the m...Keep on reading: Pinoy kimchi, strawberry in roasted pork—dishes by Methodist ministers’ wives

Phelps fuels Phoenix to victory over Meralco

Eugene Phelps had 24 points and 19 rebounds as the Phoenix Fuelmasters managed to keep the Meralco Bolts grounded, 96-86, on Wednesday in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup.
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Phelps fuels Phoenix to victory over Meralco

Eugene Phelps had 24 points and 19 rebounds as the Phoenix Fuelmasters managed to keep the Meralco Bolts grounded, 96-86, on Wednesday in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup.

Mexico holds minute of silence, sounds alarm to remember 2017 quakes

Mexicans held a minute of silence on Wednesday and performed an emergency earthquake drill to mark the one-year anniversary of devastating quakes that struck the country in September 2017, killing more than 450 people.
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Mexico holds minute of silence, sounds alarm to remember 2017 quakes

Mexicans held a minute of silence on Wednesday and performed an emergency earthquake drill to mark the one-year anniversary of devastating quakes that struck the country in September 2017, killing more than 450 people.

Anger at Singapore ads offering Indonesian maids for sale

Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids for sale were Wednesday condemned as «unjust and demeaning», in a rare flare-up of tensions between the neighbours over domestic helpers.
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Anger at Singapore ads offering Indonesian maids for sale

Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids for sale were Wednesday condemned as «unjust and demeaning», in a rare flare-up of tensions between the neighbours over domestic helpers.

Bangladesh passes controversial digital security law despite protests

Bangladesh's parliament on Wednesday passed a controversial digital security act despite protests by journalists who say the law will severely curb media freedom in the country.
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Bangladesh passes controversial digital security law despite protests

Bangladesh's parliament on Wednesday passed a controversial digital security act despite protests by journalists who say the law will severely curb media freedom in the country.

Mga aksidenteng may mga nadamay na inosenteng biktima

Maraming nagiging biktima ng sakuna ang nadamay lamang dahil sa kapabayaan ng ilang motorista. Gaya ng insidenteng nakunan ng CCTV footage sa Toledo City, Cebu nang salpukin ng isang pampasaherong jeepney ang mga motorsiklo.  Ano nga ba ang maaaring gawin pa
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Mga aksidenteng may mga nadamay na inosenteng biktima

Maraming nagiging biktima ng sakuna ang nadamay lamang dahil sa kapabayaan ng ilang motorista. Gaya ng insidenteng nakunan ng CCTV footage sa Toledo City, Cebu nang salpukin ng isang pampasaherong jeepney ang mga motorsiklo.  Ano nga ba ang maaaring gawin para maiwasan ang mga ganitong peligro? Panoorin ang video ng «Alisto.»

Terror attacks down but global threat more 'complex' -- US report

The near-defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has forced a dispersal of the group that has made the global threat of terror attacks much more complex, the US State Department said in a report Wednesday.
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Terror attacks down but global threat more 'complex' -- US report

The near-defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has forced a dispersal of the group that has made the global threat of terror attacks much more complex, the US State Department said in a report Wednesday.

8 Pinoys were chosen by Pope Francis to attend Synod of Bishops

Eight Filipinos from different dioceses were chosen by Pope Francis to attend the Synod of Bishops on youth at the Vatican next month, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) reported on its website.
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8 Pinoys were chosen by Pope Francis to attend Synod of Bishops

Eight Filipinos from different dioceses were chosen by Pope Francis to attend the Synod of Bishops on youth at the Vatican next month, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) reported on its website.

Adamson's Pingoy benched as form of 'disciplinary action'

While the Adamson Soaring Falcons managed to get its second win in UAAP Season 81 on Wednesday, it was noticeable that one of their floor generals did not play during the game.
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Adamson's Pingoy benched as form of 'disciplinary action'

While the Adamson Soaring Falcons managed to get its second win in UAAP Season 81 on Wednesday, it was noticeable that one of their floor generals did not play during the game.

On his first win as UAAP head coach Louie Gonzales says it's just part of the job

New DLSU Green Archers head coach Louie Gonzales can now breathe easily after steering the Taft-based squad to its first win in UAAP Season 81, 80-76, on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
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On his first win as UAAP head coach Louie Gonzales says it's just part of the job

New DLSU Green Archers head coach Louie Gonzales can now breathe easily after steering the Taft-based squad to its first win in UAAP Season 81, 80-76, on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Phoenix continues winning ways, deals skidding Meralco another loss

Phoenix picked up where it left off, repulsing struggling Meralco, 96-86, at the resumption of the PBA Governors' Cup Wednesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Eugene Phelps showed the way for the Fuel Masters, who climbed to 4-1, with 24 points and 19 re
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Phoenix continues winning ways, deals skidding Meralco another loss

Phoenix picked up where it left off, repulsing struggling Meralco, 96-86, at the resumption of the PBA Governors' Cup Wednesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Eugene Phelps showed the way for the Fuel Masters, who climbed to 4-1, with 24 points and 19 rebounds. Calvin Abueva added 16 points and eight rebounds while Matthew Wright came off the bench and also scored 16 on 4-of-4 shooting from long range. The Bolts' struggles continued as they suffered their third loss in four games. Chris Newsome had 18 points on 18 shots while Allen Durham was held to just 16 points and 13 rebounds for Meralco....Keep on reading: Phoenix continues winning ways, deals skidding Meralco another loss

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