Chinese forces exercise across border as Hong Kong braces for protests

HONG KONG — Chinese paramilitary forces conducted exercises across the border from Hong Kong on Thursday, raising fears that Beijing may be preparing to act against mass demonstrations in the Asian financial hub it has described as “near terrorism.” Hundreds of members of the People’s Armed Police could be seen at a Shenzhen sports stadium where parking lots were filled […]

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Heart Evangelista ASAP Dance Video Resurfaced, Actress Reacts
Heart Evangelista reacted to her throwback dance video Kapuso actress Heart Evangelista gave her reaction to her ASAP dance video whic resurfaced on social media just recently. Aside from acting, the wife of Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero can also do hosting stints and she can sing. When it comes to painting and fashion, she is […] The post Heart Evangelista ASAP Dance Video Resurfaced, Actress Reacts appeared first on Philippine News.
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Why a popular bakeshop chain opts not to offer closing time deals
A Facebook user shared a heartwarming story about a popular bakery chain in the Philippines that does not give discounts for its unsold baked goods toward the end of each business day. Some big brands of bakeries, particularly those with several franchises, usually sell their baked goods at slashed prices before they close their shops, […] The post Why a popular bakeshop chain opts not to offer closing time deals appeared first on Interaksyon.
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SEC orders takeover of troubled brokerage hit by P700-million stock theft
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday said it ordered the Capital Markets and Integrity Corp. to take over the operations of troubled brokerage firm R&L Investments.
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DENR sued at Ombudsman for delayed response over Atimonan coal plant
Atimonan coal-fired power plant project has already started construction amid protests from locals and environmental groups.
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Slow-moving Tropical Storm Ramon hovering over Philippine Sea
The tropical storm now packs peak winds of 65 kph from the previous 75 kph and gusts of up to 80 kph from the previous 90 kph.
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Singles Day: One online shopper in Philippines spent P1.2 million on 11/11
Online shopping in the Philippines broke records for Singles Day, the biggest online shopping event, last November 11, online shopping destination Lazada said. One shopper from the Philippines, in particular, had a haul worth P1.2 million from the e-commerce site. Lazada also reported that one million products have already been sold within the first hour […] The post Singles Day: One online shopper in Philippines spent P1.2 million on 11/11 appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Shop These Locally Made Rings at a QC Pop-Up This Weekend
These Hey Kessy Jewelry collabs are out to inspire.
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Suspected gunman in Dumaguete radio broadcaster slay surrenders
Suspected gunman Roger Rubio is an active police officer in Negros Oriental.
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2 Motorist Was Hit by Car Door That Suddenly Opened On Each Side
2 Motorist Was Hit by Car Door That Suddenly Opened by Driver and Passenger Without Looking Each Sides Video of footage of a car driver and passenger that suddenly opened its doors without looking hit 2 motorist passing through each side. Recently, a Facebook user named “Ethan Bernardino Dela Paz” shared a video of a […] The post 2 Motorist Was Hit by Car Door That Suddenly Opened On Each Side appeared first on Philippine News.
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Earpods or earpod cases? Product details can deceive Filipino online shoppers
The high expectations of online shoppers who participated in the 11.11 sale by ordering what they thought were earpods with cases were crushed when they finally received their packages. Facebook user Kate Nicole Escobido shared screengrabs of people who left comments on a product’s page that had the description: “TPU Silicone Bluetooth Wireless Earphone Case […] The post Earpods or earpod cases? Product details can deceive Filipino online shoppers appeared first on Interaksyon.
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There is an exodus of workers in the agriculture sector, gov't study finds
More young and educated workers are leaving the Philippine agriculture sector than entering and staying in it in search for stable income and better working condition.
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Coco Martin Expresses Opinion On Vice Ganda-Ion Perez Relationship
Here’s Coco Martin’s Opinion On Vice Ganda-Ion Perez Relationship COCO MARTIN – Kapamilya actor Coco Martin finally expressed his opinion about Vice Ganda and Ion Perez’ relationship. Filipino actor and director Coco Martin is considered one of the most famous stars in the Philippines. He is the lead actor of the top-rated show ‘FPJ’s Ang […] The post Coco Martin Expresses Opinion On Vice Ganda-Ion Perez Relationship appeared first on Philippine News.
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BREAKING NEWS: 3.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Cotabato
Cotabato Hit by Earthquake with 3.7 Magnitude EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.7 magnitude quake in Cotabato, November 15, 2019. Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes. One of […] The post BREAKING NEWS: 3.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Cotabato appeared first on Philippine News.
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Ion Perez Almost Quits Showtime Due To This Reason
Ion Perez tried to resign from Showtime. ION PEREZ – Well-loved Kuya escort Ion Perez almost quit and tried to resign from “Its Showtime” as revealed by Vice Ganda due to this reason. We have first seen Ion Perez as the quirky and funny guy of “Its Showtime” who is Jackque Gonzaga‘s “karibal” when it […] The post Ion Perez Almost Quits Showtime Due To This Reason appeared first on Philippine News.
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Misuari claims government asked him to help reorganize Philippine territories
MNLF founding chairman Nur Misuari said that during talks with President Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippine government asked him to reorganize the country’s territory as part of peace efforts.
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Registered Psychologist Shares Tear-Jerking Story After Facing Family Tragedy
Registered Psychologist Shares Tear-Jerking Story The Makoi Ortibano Story – A registered psychologist shared a tear-jerking story after facing a family tragedy before the board exams. The Facebook page “Aksyonradyo Iloilo” has shared the heartbreaking story of Makoi Ortibano, a registered psychologist who faced a roller coaster of emotions before taking the licensure examinations. Makoi, […] The post Registered Psychologist Shares Tear-Jerking Story After Facing Family Tragedy appeared first on Philippine News.
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Cong Tv’s Gf Viy Was Reported To Raffy Tulfo For Alleged Event Irregularities
Cong Tv’s Gf Viy Was Reported By Merchants to Raffy Tulfo For Alleged Event Irregularities Filipino Youtuber and vlogger Viy Cortez were reported by merchants on the famous segment of Raffy Tulfo for alleged event irregularities. Viy Cortez is one of the famous Filipino Youtubers and vloggers in the Philippines and she is the girlfriend […] The post Cong Tv’s Gf Viy Was Reported To Raffy Tulfo For Alleged Event Irregularities appeared first on Philippine News.
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Shuttered AMA Bank staffers won’t cooperate with PDIC, delay depositor payouts
Employees of the shuttered AMA Rural Bank of Mandaluyong have refused to cooperate with bank regulators, which caused a delay in the payout of insured deposits to its clients, the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. said on Friday, Nov. 15.   At a press briefing, officials of the state deposit insurer said they are now in physical possession of the bank's premises but are being slowed down by intransigent staffers --- who may be held accountable because of their actions.   The PDIC took over AMA Bank last Nov 8, 2019 a day after the Monetary Board ordered its closure for having insufficient assets to cover its liabilities.   "Since then, the bank employees...Keep on reading: Shuttered AMA Bank staffers won’t cooperate with PDIC, delay depositor payouts
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Tawag Ng Tanghalan Grand Resbak November 15 Winners: John & Dior
Here’s the Tawag Ng Tanghalan All-Star Grand Resbak November 15 Winners. TAWAG NG TANGHALAN – The Tawag Ng Tanghalan All-Star Grand Resbak for today, November 15 winners are John Andrew Manzano and Dior Bronia. The third season of the singing competition has just concluded and Elaine Duran is the announced grand champion. Other grand finalists for this […] The post Tawag Ng Tanghalan Grand Resbak November 15 Winners: John & Dior appeared first on Philippine News.
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Julia Montes Comments On Kathryn Bernardo’s Viral Post In Rome
Here’s Julia Montes Comments On Kathryn Bernardo’s Recent Post JULIA MONTES – Afternoon Teleserye Princess Julia Montes left a heartwarming comment on Kathryn Bernardo’s recent post. Filipina actress Mara Hautea Schnittka or better known as Julia Montes is one of the famous celebrities in the Philippines. She has been in the show business for years […] The post Julia Montes Comments On Kathryn Bernardo’s Viral Post In Rome appeared first on Philippine News.
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China, top PH source of drugs? Robredo maybe ‘misinformed’ – PDEA chief
MANILA, Philippines --- Is China really the main source of illegal drugs in the Philippines as claimed by Vice President Leni Robredo? Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) chief Aaron Aquino said Robredo might have only been misinformed. READ: Leni Robredo: Check China as top drug source "I don't know where the Vice President got the source of that information. Baka mamaya she was misinformed. Sa dami ng kinakausap kung sino-sino, baka may nagsabi sa kanya na ang number one source of drugs is China... Misinformed or na-misunderstood niya," he said in a phone interview. (I don't know where the Vice President got that information. Maybe she was only misinformed. Talkin...Keep on reading: China, top PH source of drugs? Robredo maybe ‘misinformed’ – PDEA chief
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PH film ‘Quezon’s Game’ premieres in Tel Aviv, Israel
    MANILA, Philippines -- A Philippine film about late President Manuel L. Quezon's heroic deed towards Jews during the Nazi regime was premiered in a cinema at Tel Aviv, Israel.   In a statement on Friday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the film titled, "Quezon's Game" was showcased at Cinematheque in Tel Aviv on Oct. 27.   Two hundred guests, including Israeli government officials, attended the special screening of the movie.   The film tackled events of Quezon's kindness for thousands of Jews escaping the Holocaust in Germany and Austria. It also featured the former president's decision and difficulties in bringing Jewish refugees ...Keep on reading: PH film ‘Quezon’s Game’ premieres in Tel Aviv, Israel
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First case of vaping-related lung illness in Philippines reported
The first probable case of EVALI was a 16-year-old girl from Central Visayas who started smoking in March 2019, according to a The STAR tweet report.
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’Steady remittance’ from Filipinos abroad brings in more dollars, says BSP
The amount of dollars sent home by Filipinos abroad continued to rise in September as both land- and sea-based workers remitted more cash to their local beneficiaries, according to the latest data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).   The central bank said that personal remittances from Filipinos either working or living abroad hit $2.6 billion in September 2019, up 6.3 percent from the $2.5 billion reported in the same period in 2018.   This brought personal remittances in the first nine months of 2019 to $24.6 billion, up by 3.9 percent from $23.7 billion from 2018.   The growth in dollar volume being sent home by Filipinos overseas, said the BS...Keep on reading: ’Steady remittance’ from Filipinos abroad brings in more dollars, says BSP
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PH sin tax campaign a global model, says WHO
The World Health Organization (WHO) has cited the Philippines' efforts to impose higher taxes on alcohol and tobacco products as an international model of promoting health and reducing noncommunicable diseases.   In a report about the Philippines' groundbreaking efforts to tax so-called sin products, the WHO said the Duterte administration's method of preventing noncommunicable, or lifestyle, diseases was "relatively cheap and cost-effective."   The campaign to collect more taxes from sin products identified "which policy packages provide the greatest return on investment," WHO added.   The Philippine government move to reserve revenue from sin taxes for ...Keep on reading: PH sin tax campaign a global model, says WHO
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Chest-deep floods swamp Romblon villages as Ramon passes by
SAN PEDRO CITY---Tropical Storm Ramon dumped a heavy volume of rain water on a town in Romblon province on Friday, Nov. 15, bringing waist to chest-deep floods.   At least three villages of Odiongan town---Tuburan, Dapawan and Bangon---were submerged in floodwater, according to the municipal disaster risk reduction and management office.   Edgar Solano, of the disaster management office, said heavy rains started around 3 a.m. causing streams and rivers to swell and spill over to main roads.   In a phone interview past noon, Solano said the flood had started to subside as weather slightly improved.   High tide also helped slow the river current,...Keep on reading: Chest-deep floods swamp Romblon villages as Ramon passes by
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North Korea calls Biden ‘rabid dog’ that ‘must be beaten to death’
SEOUL --- North Korea has launched a visceral diatribe against US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, calling the former vice-president a "rabid dog" -- while also borrowing the terminology of Donald Trump.   Pyongyang is renowned for its vitriol, but the verbal deluge was unusually ferocious even by its own standards.   Biden "had the temerity to dare slander the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK", the North's official KCNA news agency said late Thursday, referring to the country by its official name.   "Rabid dogs like Biden can hurt lots of people if they are allowed to run about," it went on. "They must be beaten to death with a s...Keep on reading: North Korea calls Biden ‘rabid dog’ that ‘must be beaten to death’
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Ethel Booba reveals she’s six months pregnant
  MANILA, Philippines --- Comedienne Ethel Booba turned emotional Friday in noontime variety show "It's Showtime" as she announced being six months pregnant.   After winning the show's segment "Tawag ng Tanghalan," Ethel called for a double celebration when she shared the good news.   "Double celebration, double congratulations to me," a teary Ethel said. "Ito na nga, six months na."   Host of the show and comedian Vice Ganda embraced Ethel and gushed, "She's six months pregnant!"   In a previous television interview, the comedienne admitted being happily in love with non-showbiz boyfriend Jessie Salazar.   When asked if ...Keep on reading: Ethel Booba reveals she’s six months pregnant
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What Are The Following Countries That The Spanish Empire Colonized?
What Are The Following Countries That The Spanish Empire Colonized? SPANISH EMPIRE – In this topic, we will now know the following countries that were under the control of the Spanish Empire. Also known as the Hispanic Monarchy or the Catholic Monarchy, it was one of the largest empires that existed in the late 15th […] The post What Are The Following Countries That The Spanish Empire Colonized? appeared first on Philippine News.
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Alibaba confirms huge Hong Kong public listing worth at least $13B
HONG KONG --- Chinese technology giant Alibaba on Friday confirmed plans to list in Hong Kong in what it called a $13 billion vote of confidence in the turbulent city's markets and a step forward in its plans to go global.   The enormous IPO, which Hong Kong had lobbied for, will come as a boost for authorities wrestling with pro-democracy protests that have tarnished the financial hub's image for order and security and hammered its stock market.   Alibaba will offer 500 million shares at a maximum of HK$188 apiece, the company said. The number eight is considered auspicious in China.   Over-allocation options could take the total value to more than $13 b...Keep on reading: Alibaba confirms huge Hong Kong public listing worth at least $13B
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Patient Submitted a Piece of Yema Instead of Human Waste for Medical Test
A Patient Submitted a Piece of Yema Candy for Medical Test Instead of His Waste A patient who is taking medical examination submitted a piece of candy called “Yema” instead of human waste. Recently, a facebook user named “Princess Chanah SP” medical personnel share a photo of stool sample that was made of yema a […] The post Patient Submitted a Piece of Yema Instead of Human Waste for Medical Test appeared first on Philippine News.
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Philippine tennis phenom: Alex Eala
Ranked 13th in the world in the ITF Junior World Rankings, Eala is slowly making her climb to the top.
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DOLE orders verification of foreign nationals’ employment
MANILA, Philippines---The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has deployed labor inspectors to scrutinize establishments employing foreign nationals, and verify the legitimacy of their employment. In an Administrative Order, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III ordered 404 Labor and Employment Officers (LEOs) from 16 regions to conduct verification inspection until the second week of December this year. Bello also directed regional directors to authorize the verification/inspection of identified establishments and workplaces. The order came amid the slew of reported arrests of aliens illegally working in the country. Last month, government agents nabbed 542 illegally...Keep on reading: DOLE orders verification of foreign nationals’ employment
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Australia’s Qantas operates 19 ½ hour London-Sydney flight
    PERTH, Australia --- Australia's national carrier Qantas on Friday successfully completed a 19-and-a-half hour non-stop flight from London to Sydney, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra long-haul flights on crew fatigue and passenger jetlag.   The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner took off from London's Heathrow Airport on Thursday morning and touched down at Sydney Airport 45 minutes behind schedule at 12:30 p.m. on Friday.   The 17,800 mile (11,060 mile) journey was part of Project Sunrise --- Qantas' goal to operate regular, non-stop commercial flights from Australia's east coast cities of Brisbane, Sydney and Melb...Keep on reading: Australia’s Qantas operates 19 ½ hour London-Sydney flight
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Billy Crawford Reveals How Vhong Navarro Helped Save Him From His Habit
Billy Crawford Is Thankful to Vhong Navarro for Helping Him BILLY CRAWFORD – Kapamilya television host Billy Crawford revealed how his fellow TV host, Vhong Navarro, helped save him from his habit. It is no secret to the public that It’s Showtime hosts Vhong Navarro and Billy Crawford are really brothers even behind the camera. […] The post Billy Crawford Reveals How Vhong Navarro Helped Save Him From His Habit appeared first on Philippine News.
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Bong Revilla Reacts To Negative Feedback Received Over TV Comeback
Bong Revilla reacts to backlash over his upcoming comeback on television. BONG REVILLA – The Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr.’s supposed return to television sparks backlash and the actor turned politician has reacted to this. The GMA network is now under hot waters for being an “enabler” of a “plunderer” as some netizens have aired […] The post Bong Revilla Reacts To Negative Feedback Received Over TV Comeback appeared first on Philippine News.
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Aeronautical Engineers Board Exam Result November 2019 – Full Results
Here is the Aeronautical Engineers Board Exam Result November 2019 Including the Complete List of Passers The Professional Regulation Commission is about to release the Aeronautical Engineers Board Exam Result November 2019 (Full List of Passers). The November 2019 Aeronautical Engineering Board Exam Results including the list of passers, top 10 passers, top performing and […] The post Aeronautical Engineers Board Exam Result November 2019 – Full Results appeared first on Philippine News.
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VIDEO: Young Beauty Queen’s Fun Pageant Pose Goes Viral
Fun Pageant Pose of Young Beauty Queen Goes Viral YOUNG BEAUTY QUEEN – Countless netizens react to the fun pageant pose of the young beauty queen. The Philippines is one of the most competitive representatives when it comes to beauty pageants. The county has won several victories in four of the major beauty pageants. Miss […] The post VIDEO: Young Beauty Queen’s Fun Pageant Pose Goes Viral appeared first on Philippine News.
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Fitch Solutions upgrades 2019 Philippine growth forecast
Fitch Solutions Macro Research — a unit of Fitch Group — upwardly revised its growth outlook on the Philippine economy on expectations of stronger government spending.
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Court convicts 4 in gruesome 2013 robbery-slay of Kae Davantes
A local court on Friday convicted four men in the gruesome 2013 robbery-slay case of advertising executive Kae Davantes.
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Upgrade your lifestyle through technology at TechLife Expo 2019
Enjoy multiple products of innovation brought by the marriage of lifestyle and technology at the first TechLife Expo, on November 15-17, 2019 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.
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Food Cravings – What Your Food Craving Reveals About Your Health
What Does Your Food Cravings Say About Your Health FOOD CRAVINGS – In this article, we will learn and discover what your food cravings tell about your health. Craving some particular food may be an indication that your body is telling you something important. Here’s what you need to know! Craving Ice – Some people […] The post Food Cravings – What Your Food Craving Reveals About Your Health appeared first on Philippine News.
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Hontiveros suggests ‘4Ks’ health-based approach to govt drug war
    MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Risa Hontiveros on Friday made some suggestions that may help Vice President and anti-drug czar Leni Robredo to succeed in her public-health approach to win the government's war against drugs. "Hindi ito contest kung sino ang may pinakamaraming pinatay. Ito ay tungkol kung ano ang pinakamagandang istratehiya na magkukulong ng pinakamaraming druglords at sasagip at rereporma sa pinakamaraming buhay," Hontiveros said in a statement. (This is not a contest on who kills the most number of people. This is about the best strategy on how to jail the most number of drug lords, and save and reform the most lives.) During her meeting...Keep on reading: Hontiveros suggests ‘4Ks’ health-based approach to govt drug war
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Hong Kong and China condemn attack on justice secretary as protests paralyze city
HONG KONG — The Chinese and Hong Kong governments condemned on Friday an attack by a “violent mob” on the city’s justice secretary in London, the first direct altercation between demonstrators and a government minister during months of often violent protests. Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng, who was in London to promote Hong Kong as a dispute resolution and deal-making hub, was targeted by […] The post Hong Kong and China condemn attack on justice secretary as protests paralyze city appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Construction worker falls to death from Makati City building
  MANILA, Philippines -- A construction worker fell to his death from the 16th floor of a building in Makati City on Friday morning, police said.   Report from Makati City police identified the victim as Allan Casil, 28, a construction worker at a building being constructed along Edsa corner Ayala in Barangay San Lorenzo.   Witnesses told police that Casil was working on the 16th floor of the said building when he fell to the ground after accidentally stepping on a worn-out plywood at around 11 a.m. Casil was rushed to the Makati Medical Center where he later died while being treated. Edited by MUF...Keep on reading: Construction worker falls to death from Makati City building
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Live updates: Ateneo vs UST UAAP Finals Game 1
After surviving three knockout games against UP and FEU, the Tigers have earned the right to face two-time defending champions Ateneo in a best-of-three Finals series that begins on Saturday.
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