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LeBron, Kobe rip Trump for uninviting Curry to the White House

US President Donald Trump has withdrawn his invitation for NBA champion Washington Wizards to visit the White House, and his tweet about it did not go well with basketball greats.

Alleged NPA rebels burn P10-M heavy equipment at Butuan quarry

An estimated P10-million worth of heavy equipment were burned and destroyed by a group of alleged New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in an attack at a quarrying company in Butuan City on Saturday.
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Alleged NPA rebels burn P10-M heavy equipment at Butuan quarry

An estimated P10-million worth of heavy equipment were burned and destroyed by a group of alleged New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in an attack at a quarrying company in Butuan City on Saturday.

Death toll in Kabul Shiite mosque attack jumps to 56 – officials

KABUL: The death toll in the Shiite mosque attack in Kabul has jumped to 56, officials said on Saturday, as the Afghan capital reels from the latest deadly violence. “The toll from yesterday’s Imam Zaman mosque attack has increased to 56 killed, i
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Death toll in Kabul Shiite mosque attack jumps to 56 – officials

KABUL: The death toll in the Shiite mosque attack in Kabul has jumped to 56, officials said on Saturday, as the Afghan capital reels from the latest deadly violence. “The toll from yesterday’s Imam Zaman mosque attack has increased to 56 killed, including women and children, and 55 wounded,” an interior ministry spokesman told Agence [...] The post Death toll in Kabul Shiite mosque attack jumps to 56 – officials appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

De Lima to Duterte: Putting TV sets in jails won’t solve problem, surprise visits will

Senator Leila de Lima on Saturday slammed President Rodrigo Duterte for promising to put television sets inside every prison cells at the Bicutan jail inside Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig, saying it will not address the «inhumane» situation of inmate
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De Lima to Duterte: Putting TV sets in jails won’t solve problem, surprise visits will

Senator Leila de Lima on Saturday slammed President Rodrigo Duterte for promising to put television sets inside every prison cells at the Bicutan jail inside Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig, saying it will not address the «inhumane» situation of inmates.

Two more Weinstein accusers go public with sex assault claims

A former actress accused Harvey Weinstein of exposing his genitals and forcing himself on her as a separate alleged victim publicly repeated rape allegations against the movie mogul who reportedly plans to stay in rehab for another month.  
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Two more Weinstein accusers go public with sex assault claims

A former actress accused Harvey Weinstein of exposing his genitals and forcing himself on her as a separate alleged victim publicly repeated rape allegations against the movie mogul who reportedly plans to stay in rehab for another month.  

Death toll from Egypt gun battle rises to 52 killed --sources

CAIRO --At least 52 Egyptian police and conscripts were killed and six more wounded in a gun battle on Friday during a raid on a suspected militant hideout in the western desert, three security sources said.  
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Death toll from Egypt gun battle rises to 52 killed --sources

CAIRO --At least 52 Egyptian police and conscripts were killed and six more wounded in a gun battle on Friday during a raid on a suspected militant hideout in the western desert, three security sources said.  

UPDATE: 4 lightly injured in Munich knife attack – police

BERLIN: Four people were lightly injured on Saturday morning in the southern German city of Munich by a man wielding a knife who fled the scene, said police, adding possible motives were unknown. The man attacked passersby in five places near Rosenheimer Plat
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UPDATE: 4 lightly injured in Munich knife attack – police

BERLIN: Four people were lightly injured on Saturday morning in the southern German city of Munich by a man wielding a knife who fled the scene, said police, adding possible motives were unknown. The man attacked passersby in five places near Rosenheimer Platz in the eastern part of the city center at around 0630 GMT, [...] The post UPDATE: 4 lightly injured in Munich knife attack – police appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Duterte backs PHL bid to host 2023 FIBA World Cup, says Palace

Malacañang on Saturday said President Rodrigo Duterte supports the country’s bid to host the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup in 2023.
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Duterte backs PHL bid to host 2023 FIBA World Cup, says Palace

Malacañang on Saturday said President Rodrigo Duterte supports the country’s bid to host the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup in 2023.

Several injured in Munich knife attack — police

BERLIN: Several people were injured Saturday morning in the southern German city of Munich by a man wielding a knife who fled the scene, said police, adding possible motives were unknown. A man “injured several people with a knife” in the center o
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Several injured in Munich knife attack — police

BERLIN: Several people were injured Saturday morning in the southern German city of Munich by a man wielding a knife who fled the scene, said police, adding possible motives were unknown. A man “injured several people with a knife” in the center of Munich and “is still on the run”, the local police said on [...] The post Several injured in Munich knife attack — police appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Palace: We cannot afford to drop our guard

Despite the start of pullout of soldiers from Marawi City, Malacañang on Saturday assured that military pressence will remain as government troops move to neutralize the remaining pro-ISIS terrorists inside the war-torn city.
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Palace: We cannot afford to drop our guard

Despite the start of pullout of soldiers from Marawi City, Malacañang on Saturday assured that military pressence will remain as government troops move to neutralize the remaining pro-ISIS terrorists inside the war-torn city.

Qantas flight to San Francisco turns back after ‘technical issue’

SYDNEY -- A Qantas jumbo jet bound for San Francisco was forced to return to Australia on Saturday after a «technical issue» 90 minutes into its flight, the airline said.
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Qantas flight to San Francisco turns back after ‘technical issue’

SYDNEY -- A Qantas jumbo jet bound for San Francisco was forced to return to Australia on Saturday after a «technical issue» 90 minutes into its flight, the airline said.

Gadon: 4 or 5 ‘solid yellow’ senators to vote for Sereno acquittal

Lawyer Lorenzo «Larry» Gadon, the complainant in the active impeachment case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, on Saturday said that only four or five «rabid» and «solid yellow» senators will vote to acquit her i
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Gadon: 4 or 5 ‘solid yellow’ senators to vote for Sereno acquittal

Lawyer Lorenzo «Larry» Gadon, the complainant in the active impeachment case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, on Saturday said that only four or five «rabid» and «solid yellow» senators will vote to acquit her if the proceedings reach the Senate.  

FBI confirms DNA tested matches Hapilon

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has confirmed that the DNA sample submitted by the Armed Forces of the Philippines matches that of Islamic State (IS) terrorist leader Isnilon Hapilon, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Saturday. “W
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FBI confirms DNA tested matches Hapilon

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has confirmed that the DNA sample submitted by the Armed Forces of the Philippines matches that of Islamic State (IS) terrorist leader Isnilon Hapilon, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Saturday. “We have received an official report that the US Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed that the [...] The post FBI confirms DNA tested matches Hapilon appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Abe heads into Japan vote in pole position

TOKYO: Candidates in Japan made a last-ditch plea to voters on Saturday on the last day of campaigning before an election expected to return Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to power with a comfortable majority. Polls show Abe and his conservative Liberal Democrati
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Abe heads into Japan vote in pole position

TOKYO: Candidates in Japan made a last-ditch plea to voters on Saturday on the last day of campaigning before an election expected to return Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to power with a comfortable majority. Polls show Abe and his conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) are clear favorites to win Sunday’s election, handing him a fresh [...] The post Abe heads into Japan vote in pole position appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

14 feared dead in Malaysian landslide

TANJUNG BUNGAH, Malaysia: Two workers were found dead and 12 others were missing Saturday after a landslide at a construction site on the popular Malaysian tourist island of Penang, officials said. Rescuers rushed to the Tanjung Bungah area on the north of Pe
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14 feared dead in Malaysian landslide

TANJUNG BUNGAH, Malaysia: Two workers were found dead and 12 others were missing Saturday after a landslide at a construction site on the popular Malaysian tourist island of Penang, officials said. Rescuers rushed to the Tanjung Bungah area on the north of Penang after the accident was reported just before 9 a.m. (0100 GMT), the [...] The post 14 feared dead in Malaysian landslide appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

FBI confirms DNA sample matches Hapilon --Lorenzana

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has confirmed that the DNA samples tested matches that of terrorist leader Isnilon Hapilon, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenza said on Saturday.  
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FBI confirms DNA sample matches Hapilon --Lorenzana

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has confirmed that the DNA samples tested matches that of terrorist leader Isnilon Hapilon, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenza said on Saturday.  

LeBron James delivers as Cavaliers breeze past Bucks

LeBron James has picked up right where he left off last season, scoring 24 points and dishing out eight assists on Friday as the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 116-97.  
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LeBron James delivers as Cavaliers breeze past Bucks

LeBron James has picked up right where he left off last season, scoring 24 points and dishing out eight assists on Friday as the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 116-97.  

Trillanes hindi makapagpakita ng authenticated evidence --Inday Sara

Hindi kayang makapagpakita ni Senator Antonio Trillanes ng «authenticated» na ebidensya sa mga akusasyon  nito laban sa Pangulo, pahayag ni Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio nitong Sabado.  
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Trillanes hindi makapagpakita ng authenticated evidence --Inday Sara

Hindi kayang makapagpakita ni Senator Antonio Trillanes ng «authenticated» na ebidensya sa mga akusasyon  nito laban sa Pangulo, pahayag ni Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio nitong Sabado.  

DOH gets P350-M quick release fund for Marawi infra rehab --OIC

The Department of Health has recently received and P350 million in quick release funds, in addition to the almost P137 million that the agency has spent for infrastructure rehabilitation efforts in the war-ravaged Marawi City.  
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DOH gets P350-M quick release fund for Marawi infra rehab --OIC

The Department of Health has recently received and P350 million in quick release funds, in addition to the almost P137 million that the agency has spent for infrastructure rehabilitation efforts in the war-ravaged Marawi City.  

Final end of Marawi war can be declared Sunday --Galvez

Marawi City will be declared totally free from armed clashes on Sunday, as government troops on Saturday took aim at only three buildings where the few remaining pro-ISIS terrorists are hiding, but still putting up resistance.  
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Final end of Marawi war can be declared Sunday --Galvez

Marawi City will be declared totally free from armed clashes on Sunday, as government troops on Saturday took aim at only three buildings where the few remaining pro-ISIS terrorists are hiding, but still putting up resistance.  

Final end of Marawi war to be declared Sunday --Galvez

Marawi City will be declared totally free from armed clashes on Sunday, as government troops on Saturday took aim at only three buildings where the few remaining pro-ISIS terrorists are hiding, but still putting up resistance.  
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Final end of Marawi war to be declared Sunday --Galvez

Marawi City will be declared totally free from armed clashes on Sunday, as government troops on Saturday took aim at only three buildings where the few remaining pro-ISIS terrorists are hiding, but still putting up resistance.  

22 of 69 public schools in Marawi totally damaged --DepEd exec

A total of 22 public schools in Marawi City have been totally damaged by the war that lasted over four months, a Department of Education Official said Saturday.  
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22 of 69 public schools in Marawi totally damaged --DepEd exec

A total of 22 public schools in Marawi City have been totally damaged by the war that lasted over four months, a Department of Education Official said Saturday.  

Vidal to make final trip to San Pedro Calungsod shrine

The remains of Archbishop Emeritus of Cebu, Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, will be at the Archdiocesan Shrine of San Pedro Calungsod for one day.
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Vidal to make final trip to San Pedro Calungsod shrine

The remains of Archbishop Emeritus of Cebu, Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, will be at the Archdiocesan Shrine of San Pedro Calungsod for one day.

US judge wrestles with issue of Indonesian immigrants

A U.S. judge wrestled on Friday with how much longer she can delay a Trump administration move to deport 47 Indonesian Christians who fled deadly violence in that country two decades ago and have been living illegally in New Hampshire under an informal deal w
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US judge wrestles with issue of Indonesian immigrants

A U.S. judge wrestled on Friday with how much longer she can delay a Trump administration move to deport 47 Indonesian Christians who fled deadly violence in that country two decades ago and have been living illegally in New Hampshire under an informal deal with immigration officials.

Cop faces child-abuse charges for allegedly beating 12-year-old

A police officer who allegedly battered a 12-year-old boy in Pasay City was charged for violating the Anti-Child Abuse Law, GMA 7 news program «24 Oras» reported on Friday.
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Cop faces child-abuse charges for allegedly beating 12-year-old

A police officer who allegedly battered a 12-year-old boy in Pasay City was charged for violating the Anti-Child Abuse Law, GMA 7 news program «24 Oras» reported on Friday.

PH insulated against spillovers – Espenilla

Robust domestic activity will shield the Philippines from monetary policy tightening across advanced economies and possible threats to global growth, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said. In a briefing on Friday, central bank Governor Nestor Espenilla J
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PH insulated against spillovers – Espenilla

Robust domestic activity will shield the Philippines from monetary policy tightening across advanced economies and possible threats to global growth, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said. In a briefing on Friday, central bank Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr., said that global prospects had improved with indicators suggesting a firmer recovery across advanced and emerging economies, [...] The post PH insulated against spillovers – Espenilla appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Lending to firms tightened in Q3

Banks were stricter in lending to companies in the third quarter but did not tighten with regard to household loans, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Friday. Based on the central bank’s Third Quarter 2017 Senior Bank Loan Officers Survey (S
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Lending to firms tightened in Q3

Banks were stricter in lending to companies in the third quarter but did not tighten with regard to household loans, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Friday. Based on the central bank’s Third Quarter 2017 Senior Bank Loan Officers Survey (SLOS), credit standards—as measured via the diffusion index (DI) approach—pointed to a net [...] The post Lending to firms tightened in Q3 appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

6.5-7.5% export growth targeted

Exports of goods and services could grow by 6.5 to 7.5 percent this year, a Trade department official said on Friday, with revenues expected to hit $79.7 billion to as much as $80.4 billion. “There is a recovery in global demand, which is already happening
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6.5-7.5% export growth targeted

Exports of goods and services could grow by 6.5 to 7.5 percent this year, a Trade department official said on Friday, with revenues expected to hit $79.7 billion to as much as $80.4 billion. “There is a recovery in global demand, which is already happening now. Actually the strength of the US dollar versus the [...] The post 6.5-7.5% export growth targeted appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

ERC reiterates opposition to SC order

A Supreme Court-issued restraining order against the retail competition and open access (RCOA) scheme is hampering competition and customer choice, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) said. In a document provided to reporters, the regulator said that whil
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ERC reiterates opposition to SC order

A Supreme Court-issued restraining order against the retail competition and open access (RCOA) scheme is hampering competition and customer choice, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) said. In a document provided to reporters, the regulator said that while it was complying with the temporary restraining order (TRO) issued in February this year, it had “been unable [...] The post ERC reiterates opposition to SC order appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Microgrids can connect Palawan to main system

INSTALLING microgrids in Palawan can connect the northernmost part of the province to the main grid, according to a legislator. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said in a chance interview that state-run National Power Corp. (Napocor)’s plan to energize about 200
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Microgrids can connect Palawan to main system

INSTALLING microgrids in Palawan can connect the northernmost part of the province to the main grid, according to a legislator. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said in a chance interview that state-run National Power Corp. (Napocor)’s plan to energize about 200 households for P3 billion “opens up the idea to the microgrid.” Gatchalian, who heads the Senate [...] The post Microgrids can connect Palawan to main system appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Del Monte plans $160-M preference share offering

DEL Monte Pacific Ltd. (DMPL) said it plans to sell $160 million in dollar-denominated preferred securities subject to the approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Friday, DMPL said it
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Del Monte plans $160-M preference share offering

DEL Monte Pacific Ltd. (DMPL) said it plans to sell $160 million in dollar-denominated preferred securities subject to the approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Friday, DMPL said it is planning to issue the second tranche of preference shares under its $360-million securities [...] The post Del Monte plans $160-M preference share offering appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Anscor sells stake in US staffing firm

LISTED holding firm A. Soriano Corp. (Anscor) has sold its 93.55 percent stake in US staffing firm Cirrus Medical Staffing, Inc. (CMSI) for $36.85 million (P1.9 billion) to realize investment. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Friday, Ansco
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Anscor sells stake in US staffing firm

LISTED holding firm A. Soriano Corp. (Anscor) has sold its 93.55 percent stake in US staffing firm Cirrus Medical Staffing, Inc. (CMSI) for $36.85 million (P1.9 billion) to realize investment. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Friday, Anscor said the transaction was made through its wholly-owned British Virgin Island company, IQ Healthcare [...] The post Anscor sells stake in US staffing firm appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

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