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Labor leader sees ‘no hope’ SOT bill will become law
MANILA, Philippines --- A labor leader has lost hope that the campaign promise of President Duterte to end contractualization would be fulfilled anymore. Labor leader Leody De Guzman said this as various labor groups slammed the move of Duterte to veto the security tenure bill in late July. "Ang tingin namin parang wala nang pag-asa dito sa gobyerno na ito na iyong pangako ay matupad pa dahil sa kanyang pinakitang pagveto doon sa isang senate bill na halos pabor na pabor na nga sa mga kapitalsista," De Guzman said on Monday in an ambush interview. "Pero ang gusto nila ay more contractualization pa para sa mga kapitalista bago niya ito pirmahan. Ibig sabihin, itong gobyernong...Keep on reading: Labor leader sees ‘no hope’ SOT bill will become law
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BREAKING: Signal No. 1 up in 15 provinces as ‘Jenny’ nears Luzon
  MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) raised Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 1 in 15 areas in Luzon as Tropical Depression "Jenny" approaches the region late Monday afternoon.   Pagasa placed Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Apayao, Abra, Kalinga, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Benguet, Aurora, Nueva Ecija, eastern portion of Pangasinan, Northern portion of Quezon including Polillo Island, and Catanduanes under TCWS No. 1 as Jenny's center was spotted 670 kilometers east of Virac as of 4 p.m.   Jenny was moving northwest at a speed of 25 kilometers per hour (kph) w...Keep on reading: BREAKING: Signal No. 1 up in 15 provinces as ‘Jenny’ nears Luzon
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Man killed after murdering adopted son, neighbor in Las Piñas
  MANILA, Philippines --- A man was killed in Las Pias City after stabbing to death his own adopted son and neighbor on Monday afternoon. The Las Pias Police identified the suspect as Renan Fulgencio who killed adopted son 16-year-old Reniel Nonato and 35-year-old businessman neighbor Danilo Bilog in Barangay CAA. The police reported that Fulgencio stabbed Nonato inside their residence before he bumped into Bilog. Bilog tried to run away and escape but Fulgencio caught up with him and stabbed him to death before returning back to his house. Believing that his son was still alive inside the residence, the police initially reported the incident as a hostage-taking c...Keep on reading: Man killed after murdering adopted son, neighbor in Las Piñas
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Zarate blasts gov’t’s P388-B ‘war budget’ for 2020
  MANILA, Philippines --- House Minority Deputy Leader and Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate denounced Monday the Duterte administration's proposed 2020 national budget over its P388 billion "war budget." Of the administration's P4.1 trillion National Expenditure Program for next year, some P388.199 billion was earmarked for the programs that would allegedly "enable this 'kill, kill, kill' mentality of the government," according to the opposition lawmaker. Among the projects included in said fund were the Armed Forces of the Philippines modernization program (P25 billion); Department of the Interior and Local Government's anti-illegal drugs strategy (P110 million); conduct ...Keep on reading: Zarate blasts gov’t’s P388-B ‘war budget’ for 2020
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Beauty queen dazzles atop giant roast pig
CEBU CITY---Miss Universe Philippines Gazini Ganados shared the spotlight with the float she rode on made to resemble a giant roast pig on Sunday (Aug. 25) at the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo (Pride of Cebu) festival. Organizers claimed it was the biggest parade in terms of street dancing contestants. Ganados, a native of Talisay City, rode on her city's float resembling a roast pig, the product that made Talisay famous. The parade route stretched 2.5 kilometers which gave her a homecoming months after winning the beauty tilt. She wore the same red gown she was wearing when she won the crown./TSB...Keep on reading: Beauty queen dazzles atop giant roast pig
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This week’s new game picks: ‘Pokémon Masters’, ‘Control’, ‘Ancestors’, ‘Knights and Bikes’, ‘Man of Medan’
After "Pokmon Go", more traditional franchise experience "Pokmon Masters" arrives on mobile, on console and computer; "Control" has players lead a paranormal agency; "Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey" puts millions of years of primate evolution into perspective; "Knights and Bikes" recalls the 1980s, the craggy coast of southwest England, and Arthurian adventure; and "The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan" turns an enduring ghost ship tale into an interactive horror story. Control PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows PC from Aug. 27 https://youtu.be/vvgjPk2jZZQ   As the newly installed Director at the Federal Bureau of Control, it's up to you to confront an imminent, otherwor...Keep on reading: This week’s new game picks: ‘Pokémon Masters’, ‘Control’, ‘Ancestors’, ‘Knights and Bikes’, ‘Man of Medan’
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Duterte’s office wants 2020 budget hiked: OP ‘ang takbuhan ng lahat’
MANILA, Philippines--- "Takbuhan ng lahat."   This was how presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo defended the increase in the requested budget of the Office of the President for 2020.   The Office of the President (OP) is asking for a budget of P8.2 billion for next year -- P1.5 billion higher than the budget it has for 2019.   This year, Duterte's office has a budget of P6.7 billion while it had P6.3 billion in 2018.   In its proposed 2020 budget, P6.7 billion will be allocated for maintenance and other operating expenses (MOOE), P1.1 billion for personnel services, and P427 million for capital outlay.   Of the P6.7 billion requ...Keep on reading: Duterte’s office wants 2020 budget hiked: OP ‘ang takbuhan ng lahat’
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Cabanatuan trader killed by motorcycle assassins
CABANATUAN CITY--A 51-year-old businessman was shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants on Sunday (Aug. 25), police said. The victim, identified as Bartolome Bustamante, a resident of Barangay Bagong Sikat here, was reportedly involved in quarry operations. Investigators said the gunman, whose face was covered with a shirt, wore a camouflage jacket, short pants and slippers. Witnesses said the gunman's companion, who drove the motorcycle, wore a red sweatshirt. Police said they were looking into all possible motives for the attack. Armand Galang/TSB...Keep on reading: Cabanatuan trader killed by motorcycle assassins
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Angat Dam elevation surpasses minimum operating level
  CITY OF MALOLOS - The water level at the Angat Dam on Monday surpassed the minimum operating level of 180 meters above sea level (masl) as the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) is poised to release water for irrigation of farms in Bulacan and Pampanga. At 8 a.m. on Monday, the dam's elevation reached 180.07 masl due to incessant rains, according to the Bulacan Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office. On Sunday, the water level was at 179.16 masl compared to 178.37 masl on Saturday. Felix Robles, head of water control for Bustos Dam operations of NIA, said they are scheduled to release 30 cubic meter per second (cms) of water irrigation on Se...Keep on reading: Angat Dam elevation surpasses minimum operating level
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International Space Station crew relocates Soyuz capsule
  MOSCOW --- The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has successfully relocated a Soyuz space capsule to another docking port to facilitate the rendezvous with another spacecraft.   The maneuver followed Saturday's failed docking of the Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft. The docking attempt was aborted due to a suspected glitch linked to an automated control system onboard the space station. Another attempt will be made on Tuesday.   On Monday, Alexander Skvortsov of Russia's Roscosmos space agency, NASA's Drew Morgan and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency donned spacesuits and climbed into the Soyuz MS-13 space capsule serving as a lifeboat at t...Keep on reading: International Space Station crew relocates Soyuz capsule
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Delegation of opposition leaders turned away from Kashmir
NEW DELHI --- A 12-member delegation of opposition leaders in the world's largest democracy was turned away from the airport in Srinagar in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir after they arrived yesterday from Delhi. They were there to meet locals and assess the situation in the state that has been under lockdown since Aug 4. The Indian government revoked Jammu and Kashmir's semi-autonomous status and bifurcated it into two federally administered union territories (UTs) on Aug 5, a controversial move that has led to widespread anger and violent protests in the Kashmir valley despite a strict clampdown. While some restrictions have been eased, such as the restoration of landlin...Keep on reading: Delegation of opposition leaders turned away from Kashmir
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Man denied ambulance, carries nephew’s dead body on foot
JAKARTA --- Supriyadi, 40, was forced to carry home on Friday the body of his 9-year-old nephew, Muhammad Husen, who was found drowned in the Cisadane River in Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia, after a local community health center (Puskesmas) refused to provide an ambulance. The health center in Cikokol District refused to use an ambulance on the grounds that the ambulance was only for the sick and not allowed to carry bodies. The man, who worked as a security guard at a hospital, admitted that he did not blame the Puskesmas for refusing to use an ambulance, adding that some of the Puskesmas' workers had tried to help him by giving him telephone numbers for hearse services. "It...Keep on reading: Man denied ambulance, carries nephew’s dead body on foot
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Flour trail and evacuations: German city seeks escaped cobra
      BERLIN --- An escaped cobra is on the loose in a city in western Germany, and authorities are still trying to figure out how far the reptile has slithered.   Municipal authorities in Herne said the venomous snake was spotted Sunday morning in the hallway of a house where snakes were kept, and it may have left the building.   Four houses on the street were evacuated as a precaution and people within a 500-meter radius were advised to exercise caution, leaving their doors and windows closed.   Officials sprinkled flour in the building in hopes that the snake would leave a trail and laid down two-sided sticky tape that could...Keep on reading: Flour trail and evacuations: German city seeks escaped cobra
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Scientists in Italy fertilize 7 northern white rhino eggs
CREMONA, Italy (AP) --- An Italian assisted-breeding company has said it has fertilized eggs removed from the last two female northern white rhinos with sperm from the now-dead last male, but it will be about 10 days before it is known whether the eggs have become embryos.   Cesare Galli, a founder of Avantea and an expert in animal cloning, said: "We expect some of them will develop into an embryo."   Avantea said that only seven of 10 eggs extracted last week from the females in Kenya could be used in the fertilization attempts Sunday using frozen sperm that had been taken from the male, which died in March 2018.   Wildlife experts and veterinarians are...Keep on reading: Scientists in Italy fertilize 7 northern white rhino eggs
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With extra rest, Cignal upbeat heading into Game 2
MANILA, Philippines---The odds were stacked against Cignal in Game 1 of the Philippine Super Liga All-Filipino Conference Finals against F2 Logistics. For starters, the HD Spikers were drained after playing in a pair of five-set matches against top seed Petron in the semifinals and went into the first game of the finals with just a day of preparation. The Cargo Movers, meanwhile, had three days in between their semis victory against Foton and the first game of the championship series to rest and prepare and that allowed them to take the series opener in five sets, 25-22, 26-24, 18-25, 17-25, 15-8. Despite Cignal's loss, Rachel Anne Daquis and Jovelyn Gonzaga were impresse...Keep on reading: With extra rest, Cignal upbeat heading into Game 2
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Private poultry sector presses gov’t to address import irregularities
    MANILA, Philippines --- Members of the private poultry sector have urged the government to address poultry import irregularities, especially issues surrounding Customs Bonded Warehouse (CBW). They made the call amid the "dumping of cheap poultry imports" that they said affects small producers in the country. In a series of meetings with newly appointed Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William D. Dar, the United Broilers and Raisers Association (UBRA) asked for imports in the poultry sector be systematically monitored as imports hit a record 310 million kilos in 2018. "(In the past), DA has shown no institutional commitment to address unfair trade ...Keep on reading: Private poultry sector presses gov’t to address import irregularities
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36ers coach impressed with Aguilar, thinks ‘mobile’ forward a good fit in Australia’s NBL
MANILA, Philippines---Gilas Pilipinas and Adelaide played only two games in a span of three days but that was enough for 36ers head coach Joey Wright to be left impressed with some of the national team players including Japeth Aguilar, whom he felt could fit in well in Australia's National Basketball League. Wright gave his nod to naturalized center Andray Blatche, guards Paul Lee and Robert Bolick, but the one who stood the most for him was Aguilar. "I like Japeth, he's a guy that I could think play in our league because he's athletic and he finishes well and he's pretty mobile," said Wright after Adelaide's 85-75 win over Gilas Sunday at Meralco Gym. "I think he'll really ...Keep on reading: 36ers coach impressed with Aguilar, thinks ‘mobile’ forward a good fit in Australia’s NBL
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In China, business chances abound as night falls
BEIJING --- Living in Belgium, where shops and grocery stores close as early as 7 pm and restaurants shut their kitchens by 9 pm, Claudia Vernotti misses her active night life in China. Vernotti, director of ChinaEU, a business-led association in Brussels, said that in China she enjoys being able to shop and visit karaoke lounges with friends after work and eat barbecued meat at midnight. She is also attracted by the night views of the cities she has visited, including Hangzhou and Wuzhen in Zhejiang province. "The charm of these places in the evening is incredible," she said. "It is beautiful to enjoy light shows or concerts. Chengdu, Sichuan province, is also amazing, with it...Keep on reading: In China, business chances abound as night falls
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As the world warms up, Dengue could spread
BANGKOK --- Record-breaking dengue outbreaks around the region have scientists and medical professionals questioning just how much climate change is to blame for the spike in cases. Experts in Bangladesh cite rising temperatures, between 27 and 32 degrees celsius---prime breeding conditions for Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that transmits dengue---as a compelling reason for this season's severity. "Climate change is a key reason for the rising prevalence of dengue in Bangladesh. Warmer and humid weather along with irregular rainfall helps Aedes mosquitoes breed and Dhaka is a perfect place for that," MM Akhtaruzzaman, manager of the Directorate General of Health Services' malaria and...Keep on reading: As the world warms up, Dengue could spread
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Certified Plant Mechanic Board Exam Result August 2019 (FULL LIST)
Here is the Certified Plant Mechanic Board Exam Result August 2019 Including the Complete List of Passers The Professional Regulation Commission is about to release the Certified Plant Mechanic Board Exam Result August 2019 (Full List of Passers). The Certified Plant Mechanic Board Exam Result including the list of passers, top 10 passers, top performing […] The post Certified Plant Mechanic Board Exam Result August 2019 (FULL LIST) appeared first on Philippine News.
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Kuwait’s emir, 90, appears for first time after health scare
DUBAI --- Kuwait's 90-year-old ruling emir has appeared publicly for the first time after a still-unexplained health scare.   The state-run KUNA news agency published photographs of Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah on Monday and said he met the country's crown prince and others.   Sheikh Sabah appeared healthy and spoke briefly in one video released by authorities.   On August 18, Kuwait acknowledged the emir suffered an unspecified medical "setback."   That came after visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on Twitter that he was "praying for Emir's speedy recovery," without elaborating.   Sheikh Saba...Keep on reading: Kuwait’s emir, 90, appears for first time after health scare
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Noy, ex-senators support proposal to let De Lima join sessions via teleconferencing
Eight former legislators expressed support for a proposal to allow detained Sen. Leila de Lima to participate in Senate sessions remotely.
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Looking at the UST Tigresses’ PVL win over CSB
The UST Golden Tigresses are showing they are a force to be reckoned with come UAAP volleyball time after they took down the College of St. Benilde Lady Blazers.
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2nd Lieutenant Matteo Guidicelli honors soldiers on National Heroes Day
Recently, President Rodrigo Duterte promoted Matteo to 2nd Lieutenant of the Philippine Army Reserve. 
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Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto wants the public to stop treating government officials as celebrities
Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto schooled people who made a big deal for his remark on being single, which previously made headlines. Sotto clarified on Twitter that he was just making light of the TV interview “Bawal ang Pasaway” when he said that he’s “accepting applicants” to be his potential girlfriend. “I made this joke […] The post Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto wants the public to stop treating government officials as celebrities appeared first on Interaksyon.
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EARTHQUAKES: List Of 10 Most Recent, Strong Quakes This August 2019
10 Most Recent, Strong Earthquakes Rocked the Different Areas this August 2019 EARTHQUAKES – Here is a list of ten(10) most recent, strong quakes that hit the different areas in the world this August 2019. Every day, the different parts of the world are experiencing shaking. It is called earthquake, a result of the movement […] The post EARTHQUAKES: List Of 10 Most Recent, Strong Quakes This August 2019 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Cops Arrest 2 Chinese Nationals For Drunk Driving, Resisting Arrest
MPD Cops Arrest Two Chinese Nationals For Drunk Driving, Resisting Arrest COPS – Manila Police District Station 11 cops arrested two Chinese nationals for drunk driving and resisting arrest on Monday. Lots of Filipinos have noticed the increasing number of working Chinese in the Philippines. But there are also people who are okay with it […] The post Cops Arrest 2 Chinese Nationals For Drunk Driving, Resisting Arrest appeared first on Philippine News.
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LPA off Catanduanes becomes Tropical Depression Jenny
The state weather bureau on Monday afternoon reported that the Low Pressure Area it is monitoring in Catanduanes has developed into Tropical Depression “Jenny.”
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Mechanical Engineer Board Exam Result August 2019 – Top Performing & Performance of Schools
Here is the Mechanical Engineer Board Exam Result August 2019 Including the Top Performing & Performance of Schools Here is the Mechanical Engineer Board Exam Result August 2019 including the top performing & performance of schools as per released by PRC. The Mechanical Engineer (ME) Board Exam Result including the list of passers, top 10 […] The post Mechanical Engineer Board Exam Result August 2019 – Top Performing & Performance of Schools appeared first on Philippine News.
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ALL STAR GAMES 2019 – Show-Stealing Moments From The Event
Check out these highlights from the All Star Games 2019. ALL STAR GAMES 2019 – Here are some of the show-stealing and funny moments of famous celebrities in this year’s Star Magic All Star Games. This year’s All Star Games was held on August 25 at the Araneta Coliseum hosted by Eric Nicholas and DJ […] The post ALL STAR GAMES 2019 – Show-Stealing Moments From The Event appeared first on Philippine News.
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Andrew Luck makes the decision of his life, for his life
The timing was bad, but even worse was the reaction of the fans who took it upon themselves to boo Andrew Luck the last time he walked off a football field in an Indianapolis Colts uniform. He made the only decision he could for his health and happiness. They responded by robbing him of what he so richly deserved for putting his body on the line for the Colts --- one final moment to savor the game he still loves despite all the pain it has cost him. "I'd be lying if I didn't say I heard the reaction," Luck said after it was all finally over for good Saturday night in Indianapolis. "Yeah, it hurt. I'll be honest, it hurt." Fans will be fans, of course, especially after a nigh...Keep on reading: Andrew Luck makes the decision of his life, for his life
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2019 US Open: Williams-Osaka reverberations felt a year later
As the start of the 2019 U.S. Open approaches, the indelible image from last year's tournament does not involve a particularly remarkable shot or a champion holding a trophy. Instead, it is, and likely forever will remain, Serena Williams pointing her index finger at chair umpire Carlos Ramos while insisting that he owed her an apology after they clashed during the women's final. The tenor of that matchbetween Williams --- who then was, and currently is, seeking a 24th Grand Slam singles trophy --- and Naomi Osaka --- whose terrific performance during a 6-2, 6-4 victory largely was ignored amid the chaos that enveloped Arthur Ashe Stadium that day --- shifted after Ramos warned...Keep on reading: 2019 US Open: Williams-Osaka reverberations felt a year later
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Vico Sotto’s Photo W/ Family Earns Hilarious Reactions From Netizens
Here’s Vico Sotto’s Photo W/ Sotto Clan VICO SOTTO – Mayor Vico Sotto’s photo with his family earned various reactions from the netizens. The son of prominent actors Vic Sotto and Coney Reyes is the current mayor of Pasig City, Vico Sotto. Following a previous article, the neophyte mayor urged the public to stop treating […] The post Vico Sotto’s Photo W/ Family Earns Hilarious Reactions From Netizens appeared first on Philippine News.
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro causes global outrage over Amazon fires
  PORTO VELHO, Brazil --- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has insulted adversaries and allies, disparaged women, blacks and homosexuals, and even praised his country's 1964-1985 dictatorship. Yet nothing has rallied more anger at home and criticism from abroad than his response to fires raging in parts of the Amazon region. The far-right populist leader initially dismissed the hundreds of blazes and then questioned whether activist groups might have started the fires in an effort to damage the credibility of his government, which has called for looser environmental regulations in the world's largest rainforest to spur development. In response, European leaders threat...Keep on reading: Brazil’s Bolsonaro causes global outrage over Amazon fires
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2019 US Open: What to know, from Serena Williams to the Big 3
NEW YORK --- At first glance, this U.S. Open might appear as unpredictable as any. From recent injuries to players such as Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka and Simona Halep, to a bit of pre-tournament shakiness from Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, to Rafael Nadal's issues on hard courts, to the group of up-and-coming men's issues at Wimbledon, it's difficult to predict what will unfold at Flushing Meadows over the next two weeks. And yet this much is clear with main-draw action set to start Monday: If they're healthy, then the expected champions will come from a small group of women that includes Williams, Osaka and Halep and the members of the men's Big Three. "It seems like ...Keep on reading: 2019 US Open: What to know, from Serena Williams to the Big 3
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Cuba falls in love again with the beard — and it’s not about Fidel Castro
Cubans and beards have gone hand in hand, or cheek by jowl, since the days of Fidel Castro's revolution, but after falling out of favor, facial hair is back, and this time, it's not political. Cuba's old guard, for the most part, no longer sport iconic beards, but the youngsters do. Clean-shaven President Miguel Diaz-Canel's government only features one hirsute minister, vice-president Ramiro Valdes, 87. Having a beard these days on the streets of Havana is definitely more a question of style. "Lately there are a lot of people, especially young guys, who are letting their beards grow. It's a trend," said barber David Gonzalez, 31, as he trimmed a customer's goatee in his cit...Keep on reading: Cuba falls in love again with the beard — and it’s not about Fidel Castro
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Water at Angat Dam back to minimum operational level
The water level at Angat Dam reached the 180-meter minimum operating level Monday after weeks of rains brought by tropical cyclones and the southwest monsoon. 
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Cayetano on Heroes Day: Set aside differences, support nation-building
  MANILA, Philippines --- As the country celebrates National Heroes Day, Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano rallied the public Monday to set aside differences and support the Duterte administration's efforts towards nation-building.   "President [Rodrigo] Duterte called on our fellow Filipinos to emulate the patriotism of all heroes before us by supporting the government's nation-building effort, especially our campaign against illegal drugs, criminality, corruption, poverty, and environmental degradation," Cayetano said during his speech at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.   He represented Duterte who was absent because he was "indisposed," according to Sen. Bong Go. P...Keep on reading: Cayetano on Heroes Day: Set aside differences, support nation-building
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Could data help us tell Dengue’s future?
BANGKOK -- In the Philippines more than 622 people---most of whom are children under five years old---have died from dengue so far this year.   The country is seeing more than 5,100 new cases each week. In at least one province, tents are serving as makeshift treatment centers to deal with the crush of patients. The Philippines declared the outbreak a National Epidemic in August.   The Philippines isn't alone.   In Bangladesh, the dengue outbreak is the country's worst ever.   The sheer number of dengue patients---some days there are more than 2,000 new cases in just a 24 hour period---is placing immense strain health systems. There's been ...Keep on reading: Could data help us tell Dengue’s future?
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Return of the Phenom
The light at the end of the tunnel will soon be a literal one for Kiefer Ravena. It's one of the little things he has looked forward---finally jogging out of the darkness of an 18-month Fiba suspension over the careless ingestion of a banned substance. That suspension ended on Saturday. "The thing I think about is finally I get to wear that jersey again," Ravena told the Inquirer. "I get to really stay in the dugout ... listen to my favorite music, knowing that I'd be able to play basketball again." "Those are the little things I look forward to ... [t]he little things that I got used to doing ... and at the same time, when Aug. 24 comes around, I can finally play," he added...Keep on reading: Return of the Phenom
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Imee cites technicality: PH doesn’t have any hero
MANILA, Philippines --- "The reality is that, officially, we have no heroes." This was Sen. Imee Marcos' take on Philippine history as the country on Monday (Aug. 26) celebrated National Heroes' Day. "Little do most Filipinos know that ever since the Philippines gained independence, the government has never officially proclaimed who our national heroes really are, even if it has been taught as early as grade school that the likes of Jose Rizal and Andres Bonifacio are among them," she said in a statement. Marcos said in 1995, the Philippine National Heroes' Committee has officially recommended several figures to be designated as national heroes ---Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio, E...Keep on reading: Imee cites technicality: PH doesn’t have any hero
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Fiba World Cup will have star power, in an international sense
The reigning NBA MVP is headed to the basketball World Cup. So are three other members of this past season's All-NBA squad, and so is the starting center from the team that won the NBA championship a couple months ago. Most of those guys won't be playing for the United States. The majority of America's best players are sitting out the World Cup, while many of the best international players are not. NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo of Greece, fellow All-NBA players Nikola Jokic of Serbia and Rudy Gobert of France, and Marc Gasol of Spain --- a significant part of Toronto's run to the NBA title --- are among the headliners who won't be in U.S. colors when the tournament starts Satur...Keep on reading: Fiba World Cup will have star power, in an international sense
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HEALTH TIPS – Food Combinations Not Good For Your Health
Here are some health tips about these unhealthy food combinations. HEALTH TIPS – Here are some health tips about these food combinations not good for our health which you probably don’t know yet. Food is always an essential part of our lives. Eating is probably the best part of living. However, eating alone without monitoring […] The post HEALTH TIPS – Food Combinations Not Good For Your Health appeared first on Philippine News.
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93-year-old widow dies of ‘broken heart syndrome’ caused by burglary
A ninety-three-year-old widow from Northamptonshire, England, passed away last Wednesday, Aug. 21, after three men burglarized her home in June and stole, among many valuables, her late husband's watch, Northamptonshire Police said. Betty Munroe's home in Kettering Road North, Northampton, was burgalized by three men around 11 p.m. of June 11, as per the police on Aug. 22. The burglars used a pair of garden shears to break into Munroe's home through the back door, and once inside, told her that they were police officers. "They then stole all of her [jewelry], including her late husband's watch, her purse, bank cards, and a gold chain from around her neck, ransacking the premises in f...Keep on reading: 93-year-old widow dies of ‘broken heart syndrome’ caused by burglary
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Isko Moreno Reveals Amount of His First Salary as Manila Mayor
Isko Moreno’s First Salary as Manila Mayor Exposed Francisco ‘Isko’ Moreno Domagoso has shared a video footage revealing the amount of his first salary as the mayor of Manila. Over the past few weeks, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has been one of the most controversial personalities online. It all started after implementing stricter rules and […] The post Isko Moreno Reveals Amount of His First Salary as Manila Mayor appeared first on Philippine News.
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Panelo Reacts To Alleged P30-M Bribe To Judge Over Mayor Sanchez’s Case
Judge Handling Then-Mayor Sanchez’s Case Allegedly Bribed Worth P30-Million, Panelo Reacts PANELO – Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo reacted to the alleged P30-million bribery to the judge that handled the case of former Calauan Mayor Antonio Sanchez. Currently, one of the widely-talked about issue is the case of former Calauan Mayor Antonio Sanchez. The looming release […] The post Panelo Reacts To Alleged P30-M Bribe To Judge Over Mayor Sanchez’s Case appeared first on Philippine News.
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Growing a beard is good for your health
KUALA LUMPUR --- To grow or not to grow, that is the question when it comes to beards. Style-wise, beards have been discussed to death, with stylists creating many modern iterations of this controversial facial hair to suit all shapes and sizes. What isn't talked about as often, is that beard-growing actually has health benefits. Apart from being stylish, having good health is also what attracts a mate or a partner. It's time to shed some light on how facial hair not only makes a person look "beard-iful", but healthier too. Prevents bacterial infections Your skin's pores get natural protection from your stubble. Regular shaving leaves pores susceptible to being infil...Keep on reading: Growing a beard is good for your health
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Filipinos challenged to be 'everyday' heroes
In his National Heroes' Day message, President Rodrigo Duterte urged Filipinos to become “everyday heroes” who will reach out to those who are in need, especially those who have been neglected by society. 
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