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Violence against Rohingya ‘without excuse’, Pence tells Suu Kyi

SINGAPORE: The violence which drove 700,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh was “without excuse”, US Vice President Mike Pence told Aung San Suu Kyi in stinging comments on a…READ The post Violence against Rohingya ‘witho
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Violence against Rohingya ‘without excuse’, Pence tells Suu Kyi

SINGAPORE: The violence which drove 700,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh was “without excuse”, US Vice President Mike Pence told Aung San Suu Kyi in stinging comments on a…READ The post Violence against Rohingya ‘without excuse’, Pence tells Suu Kyi appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Pence says Myanmar’s handling of Rohingya ‘without excuse’

SINGAPORE: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi rebuffed criticism from US Vice President Mike Pence and other leaders Wednesday over her government’s treatment of its ethnic Rohingya Muslims. In a…READ The post Pence says Myanmar’s handling of R
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Pence says Myanmar’s handling of Rohingya ‘without excuse’

SINGAPORE: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi rebuffed criticism from US Vice President Mike Pence and other leaders Wednesday over her government’s treatment of its ethnic Rohingya Muslims. In a…READ The post Pence says Myanmar’s handling of Rohingya ‘without excuse’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Duterte approves fuel excise tax suspension

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has approved the deferment of a second round of fuel tax increases in 2019, according to Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno. “I just got a communication from the…READ The post Duterte approves fuel excise tax suspension app
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Duterte approves fuel excise tax suspension

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has approved the deferment of a second round of fuel tax increases in 2019, according to Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno. “I just got a communication from the…READ The post Duterte approves fuel excise tax suspension appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Ex-VP Binay opposes federalism

FORMER Vice President Jejomar Binay expressed on Wednesday his opposition on the proposed shift to a federal government, saying he is sure that Filipinos will reject the proposed drafts on…READ The post Ex-VP Binay opposes federalism appeared first on T
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Ex-VP Binay opposes federalism

FORMER Vice President Jejomar Binay expressed on Wednesday his opposition on the proposed shift to a federal government, saying he is sure that Filipinos will reject the proposed drafts on…READ The post Ex-VP Binay opposes federalism appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Gordon eyes creation of special court for cases of abuse involving police officers

SEN. Richard Gordon on Wednesday sought the creation of a special court for cases of abuse involving police officers. The senator, chairman of the Committee on Justice, is pushing for the passage…READ The post Gordon eyes creation of special court fo
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Gordon eyes creation of special court for cases of abuse involving police officers

SEN. Richard Gordon on Wednesday sought the creation of a special court for cases of abuse involving police officers. The senator, chairman of the Committee on Justice, is pushing for the passage…READ The post Gordon eyes creation of special court for cases of abuse involving police officers appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Juvenile law needs urgent review, amendment

The nation’s Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 is in dire need of a review, not only because President Rodrigo Duterte has raised the issue many times in defending...READ MORE The post Juvenile law needs urgent review, amendment appeared first on Th
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Juvenile law needs urgent review, amendment

The nation’s Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 is in dire need of a review, not only because President Rodrigo Duterte has raised the issue many times in defending...READ MORE The post Juvenile law needs urgent review, amendment appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Faeldon’s appointment papers for Bureau of Corrections to ‘come out soon’–Palace

THE appointment papers of former Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon as the next head of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) will ‘come out soon,’ Malacanang said on Tuesday. Palace spokesman Salvador...READ MORE The post Faeldon’s appointment pa
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Faeldon’s appointment papers for Bureau of Corrections to ‘come out soon’–Palace

THE appointment papers of former Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon as the next head of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) will ‘come out soon,’ Malacanang said on Tuesday. Palace spokesman Salvador...READ MORE The post Faeldon’s appointment papers for Bureau of Corrections to ‘come out soon’–Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

House okays amendedanti-wiretapping law

THE House of Representatives approved on second reading a bill that would expand the coverage of the anti-wiretapping law or Republic Act (RA) 4200. In the amended version or House...READ MORE The post House okays amended<br>anti-wiretapping law appeare
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House okays amendedanti-wiretapping law

THE House of Representatives approved on second reading a bill that would expand the coverage of the anti-wiretapping law or Republic Act (RA) 4200. In the amended version or House...READ MORE The post House okays amended<br>anti-wiretapping law appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Corpse dies a second time as hearse slams into truck in Quezon City

TWO people were injured while a third, a corpse, died a second time after its hearse hit a dump truck along Quezon Avenue on Tuesday. Philip Iwarat, the driver, and...READ MORE The post Corpse dies a second time as hearse slams into truck in Quezon City appea
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Corpse dies a second time as hearse slams into truck in Quezon City

TWO people were injured while a third, a corpse, died a second time after its hearse hit a dump truck along Quezon Avenue on Tuesday. Philip Iwarat, the driver, and...READ MORE The post Corpse dies a second time as hearse slams into truck in Quezon City appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

PSEi down 1.36% in morning trade

THE stock market fell further to the 6,800 level in early trading on Tuesday as investors were said to be disheartened over developments in global oil prices. As of noon...READ MORE The post PSEi down 1.36% in morning trade appeared first on The Manila Times
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PSEi down 1.36% in morning trade

THE stock market fell further to the 6,800 level in early trading on Tuesday as investors were said to be disheartened over developments in global oil prices. As of noon...READ MORE The post PSEi down 1.36% in morning trade appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Public works district engineer caught on video negotiating with prospective contractor for road project

A DISTRICT engineer of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is in hot water for alleged corruption, the Presidential Anti-Crime Commission (PACC) said on Tuesday. PACC Commissioner Greco...READ MORE The post Public works district engineer caugh
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Public works district engineer caught on video negotiating with prospective contractor for road project

A DISTRICT engineer of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is in hot water for alleged corruption, the Presidential Anti-Crime Commission (PACC) said on Tuesday. PACC Commissioner Greco...READ MORE The post Public works district engineer caught on video negotiating with prospective contractor for road project appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Mickey Mouse lights up Metro streets on 90th birthday but find him first

WHERE’S the “hidden Mickey”? Look no further as he will be lighting up Metro Manila roads in celebration of the famed cartoon mouse’s 90thbirthday. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA)...READ MORE The post Mickey Mouse lights up Metro
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Mickey Mouse lights up Metro streets on 90th birthday but find him first

WHERE’S the “hidden Mickey”? Look no further as he will be lighting up Metro Manila roads in celebration of the famed cartoon mouse’s 90thbirthday. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA)...READ MORE The post Mickey Mouse lights up Metro streets on 90th birthday but find him first appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Duterte declares March 22, 2019 as ‘Emilio Aguinaldo Day’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte declared March 22, 2019 as “Emilio Aguinaldo Day” in commemoration of his 150th birth anniversary and to “rekindle the Filipino spirit through the lessons of history.” Proclamation...READ MORE The post Dutert
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Duterte declares March 22, 2019 as ‘Emilio Aguinaldo Day’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte declared March 22, 2019 as “Emilio Aguinaldo Day” in commemoration of his 150th birth anniversary and to “rekindle the Filipino spirit through the lessons of history.” Proclamation...READ MORE The post Duterte declares March 22, 2019 as ‘Emilio Aguinaldo Day’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

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

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

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

Jollibee profit up 19.2% to P6.09B

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

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

Think tank trims PH growth forecast

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

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

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

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

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

Oil firms impose hefty price cuts

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Medialdea is govt caretaker as Duterte travels abroad this week

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

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

4,035 examinees pass the Psychometrician Licensure exams

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

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

127 examinees pass the Psychologist Licensure exams

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

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

De Lima seeks Senate probe into ‘sex-for-freedom’ police scheme on prisoners’ kin

DETAINED Sen. Leila de Lima has sought an investigation into the alleged sex-for-freedom (or palit-puri) scheme some policemen have resorted to on their prisoners’ relatives. De Lima filed Senate Resolution...READ MORE The post De Lima seeks Senate probe in
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De Lima seeks Senate probe into ‘sex-for-freedom’ police scheme on prisoners’ kin

DETAINED Sen. Leila de Lima has sought an investigation into the alleged sex-for-freedom (or palit-puri) scheme some policemen have resorted to on their prisoners’ relatives. De Lima filed Senate Resolution...READ MORE The post De Lima seeks Senate probe into ‘sex-for-freedom’ police scheme on prisoners’ kin appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

US midterms have little impact on PH. But…

The global arrangement has been radically  upended. It used to be this formulation: When America sneezes, much of the world catches a cold. Now, it  has changed to this one:  When America sneezes,...READ MORE The post US midterms have little impact on P
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US midterms have little impact on PH. But…

The global arrangement has been radically  upended. It used to be this formulation: When America sneezes, much of the world catches a cold. Now, it  has changed to this one:  When America sneezes,...READ MORE The post US midterms have little impact on PH. But… appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

How to free our beloved dead from Purgatory

Over the long weekend on November 1-4, millions of Filipinos trooped to cemeteries to clean tombs, light candles, arrange flowers and pray for our beloved dead. But nearly all probably...READ MORE The post How to free our beloved dead from Purgatory appeared
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How to free our beloved dead from Purgatory

Over the long weekend on November 1-4, millions of Filipinos trooped to cemeteries to clean tombs, light candles, arrange flowers and pray for our beloved dead. But nearly all probably...READ MORE The post How to free our beloved dead from Purgatory appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Frustration rising over North Korea

The progress to make peace with North Korea has stalled, and the consequences could hurt not only its own people but also others in the region. Almost a year ago,...READ MORE The post Frustration rising over North Korea appeared first on The Manila Times Onli
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Frustration rising over North Korea

The progress to make peace with North Korea has stalled, and the consequences could hurt not only its own people but also others in the region. Almost a year ago,...READ MORE The post Frustration rising over North Korea appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

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