Spain boots out Australia in 2OT to reach FIBA World Cup finals

 

 

  

BEIJING, China – Spain displayed nerves of steel and eked out a 95-88 double-overtime win over Australia to reach the finals of the FIBA World Cup at the Wukesong Sports Arena in Beijing, China on Friday, September 13. 

Marc Gasol churned out 33 points on top of 6 rebounds, 4 assists, ...
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Malditas fall short in gallant stand vs Vietnam
The Philippine women's national football team was denied a spot in the finals by Vietnam after a 0-2 loss in the 30th Southeast Asian Games women's football semifinals held here on Thursday.
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Anti-graft court orders Marcos cronies to return ill-gotten wealth
The Sandiganbayan ordered the heirs of Marcos cronies to turn over their shares in Eastern Telecommunications Philippines Incorporated (ETPI) to the government.
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Bello to meet Jose Maria Sison in Duterte's 'last card' for peace
"This is the first time I will reveal it. I am sending Secretary Bello. He was a communist and he should go there talk to them," Duterte said.
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Lotto results for December 5, 2019
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ICC has no jurisdiction over China's 'crimes' in West Philippine Sea
"Accordingly, the Office concluded that the crimes allegedly committed do not fall within the territorial or otherwise personal jurisdiction of the Court."
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ICC prosecutor's preliminary examination into 'drug war' seen done in 2020
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court seeks to finalize the preliminary examination into President Rodrigo Duterte alleged crimes against humanity in 2020.
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As end nears, ‘Bata’ Reyes hopes to write golden farewell letter to fans
MANILA, Philippines--As Efren "Bata" Reyes charges into what could be his last tour of duty for the Philippines, the beloved pool icon feels that he has used up his bag of tricks. "The magic is gone now," Reyes said in Filipino. "I can't hit the masse shot anymore," he added. "I can't use my left anymore." It wasn't evident, though, to the people who still milled around the pool shark, whose mere appearance used to be enough to shake opponents' confidence. Fans, volunteers and even fellow athletes still lined up for photos with the guy everyone calls the "Magician." Over at social media, fans ranted at the lack of a better livestream link to his duel with Thailand's Thong...Keep on reading: As end nears, ‘Bata’ Reyes hopes to write golden farewell letter to fans
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SSS pensioners to receive 13th month pension starting Dec. 6
MANILA -- The state-run Social Security System said on Thursday that more than 2.83 million pensioners will receive their 13th pension starting on Friday, Dec. 6. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Aurora C. Ignacio said the pension fund has released more than P12.71 billion for the 13th month pension, both thru-the-banks, and thru-checks. "We have already requested our partner banks to credit the 13th month pension to the respective savings accounts of our pensioners on or before December 6 so that they could enjoy the money in time for the holiday season," Ignacio said. The amount of 13th month pension released this year was 7.6 percent higher than the P11.81 billion re...Keep on reading: SSS pensioners to receive 13th month pension starting Dec. 6
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Tom Holland admits his emotional drunk call ‘saved Spider-Man’ from Sony-Disney split
Tom Holland may just be a hero in real life as well, as he revealed that he was the one who "saved Spider-Man" this time --- and he did so through a drunk phone call with Disney's CEO. The 23-year-old told the story of how he helped smooth things over between Disney and Sony regarding the webslinger's role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). During his visit to "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" yesterday, Dec. 4, the host asked Holland if he really did help get "Spider-Man" movies back on track, to which Holland replied: "Sort of. I wouldn't say it was entirely my doing." Kimmel then asked what his role was, prompting Holland to jokingly reply: "I saved Spider-Man," earning the audie...Keep on reading: Tom Holland admits his emotional drunk call ‘saved Spider-Man’ from Sony-Disney split
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SEA Games: Charly Suarez stops Burmese foe, advances to boxing semi
MANILA, Philippines---Charly Suarez put on an offensive master class and earned a referee's stoppage victory over Myanmar's Min Arkar Paing in boxing men's lightweight quarterfinals of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Thursday at PICC Forum. Both boxers showed their aggressiveness early on in the first round but it was Suarez, a two-time SEA Games gold medalist, who landed the better shots including a stiff 1-2 combination that rocked Paing. Suarez then continued his onslaught in the second round, sending Paing to the canvas early in the period. With Paing unable to counter Suarez's attacks, including a massive overhand right that landed squarely on the jaw, the referee decide...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Charly Suarez stops Burmese foe, advances to boxing semi
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Duterte gives peace talks with CPP another shot
    MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte is giving peace negotiations with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) another shot, months since he officially slammed the door on the possible resumption of peace talks with the communist group. "I'm sending (Labor) Sec. (Silvestre) Bello...(to) talk to them," Duterte said Thursday during a briefing on the effects of Typhoon Tisoy in Legazpi City, Albay. However, the President said he cannot divulge further details of his recent directive, adding that the public will soon know whether it will prosper or not. "Basta I'm sending him [Bello] back to (Joma) Sison and talk to him," he noted. Duterte ...Keep on reading: Duterte gives peace talks with CPP another shot
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20 Days Before Christmas: SPOT.ph's Ultimate Bazaar Guide 2019
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Solon asks House to probe Singapore arbitration ruling, water concession pacts
    MANILA, Philippines --- The House of Representatives is urged to conduct an inquiry into the ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore saying that the Philippine government has to pay Manila Water Co. P7.39 billion for losses incurred due to the non-implementation of rate hikes.   Cavite 4th District Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. has filed House Resolution No. 572 directing the appropriate House committee to investigate the arbitration ruling, as well as the concession agreements of Manila Water and Maynilad Services Inc.   This is in light of President Rodrigo Duterte's recent pronouncements threatening the water firms of economic...Keep on reading: Solon asks House to probe Singapore arbitration ruling, water concession pacts
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Survey: Most Filipinos alarmed by rising number of Chinese workers in PH
      MANILA, Philippines -- At least 70 percent of Filipinos are worried by the rising number of Chinese workers in the country, a survey from the Social Weather Stations (SWS) released on Thursday showed.   Aside from that, the SWS survey also observed that more than half of Filipinos --- 52 percent --- consider the increased presence of Chinese individuals in the country as a threat to national security.   "The Third Quarter 2019 Social Weather Survey, conducted on September 27-30, 2019, found that 70% of adult Filipinos are worried about the rising number of foreign Chinese workers in the Philippines," SWS said in a statement. &nbs...Keep on reading: Survey: Most Filipinos alarmed by rising number of Chinese workers in PH
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Filipino nurse in UAE a millionaire after lottery draw
A Filipino nurse situated in the United Arab Emirates just bagged the grand prize for a millionaire draw in Abu Dhabi last Tuesday, Dec. 3. Anabelle Manalastas Dela Cruz was the lucky owner of the winning ticket picked at the live-streamed event of Big Ticket, an England-based lottery game show. The draw was worth 12 million dirhams or P166 million. Dela Cruz was absent during the event at the Abu Dhabi International Airport. Fortunately, she was able to answer the show's host Richard when he called her on the phone, as seen on the lottery show's Facebook page on Dec. 3. She will share the jackpot with 14 other people and will earn a share of almost 2 million dirhams (about ...Keep on reading: Filipino nurse in UAE a millionaire after lottery draw
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Spotify for iOS finally gets a sleep timer
Despite the music --- and now podcast --- streaming service having launched over a decade ago, Spotify just now gave iPhone and iPad users the ability to set sleep timers, as reported by Engadget. The feature began rolling out for iOS devices Monday, about six months after it became accessible to Android users back in May. Now users of both operating systems can set timers five, 10, 15, 30, 45 or one hour long, or until the end of the currently playing track. A similar tool has been available for Apple Music, though users have to set it within the device's native clock application. Spotify Sleep Timer began rolling out globally this week, allowing listeners across the world ...Keep on reading: Spotify for iOS finally gets a sleep timer
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SEA Games: Filipino bets Watanabe, Nakano capture judo golds
NEW CLARK CITY --- Kiyomi Watanabe and Shugen Nakano pinned down the golds expected of them Thursday night to power the Philippines in the judo competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. Watanabe, 21, retained the crown in the female 63-kilogram division, scoring ippon wins along the way --- the exact same way she won two years ago in Kuala Lumpur. But before that, Nakano claimed the first gold for the country in judo, annexing the men's -66kg before cheering crowd at Laus Group Events in San Fernando, Pampanga. Gilbert Ramirez settled for silver in the 81kg. Nakano's twin brother Keisei snagged the bronze in 73kg, while Khrizzie Pabulayan came away with third pl...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Filipino bets Watanabe, Nakano capture judo golds
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Metro Manila in the midst of ‘garbage crisis,’ DENR chief says
Data from DENR showed the waste generated in Metro Manila in the first half of 2019—pegged at over 66,000 cubic meters—has already surpassed the year’s target of 58,112.31 cubic meters.
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Trump calls Canada’s Trudeau ‘two-faced’ over jaw-dropping video remarks
WATFORD, England — U.S. President Donald Trump called Justin Trudeau “two-faced” on Wednesday after the Canadian Prime Minister appeared to be caught on camera joking about his press appearances during a chat with other leaders at a NATO summit in Britain. Trudeau was filmed at a Buckingham Palace reception for NATO leaders on Tuesday evening describing how surprised U.S. officials appeared […] The post Trump calls Canada’s Trudeau ‘two-faced’ over jaw-dropping video remarks appeared first on Interaksyon.
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2 radio men facing libel rap held, freed on discounted P30,000 bail bond each
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY---Two broadcasters based in Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental province posted a discounted bail of P30,000 each for a libel suit filed by a local politician over a broadcast episode that dated back to the 2019 midterm election campaign. Sued for libel were radio commentator Jonas Bustamante, 46, and Eduardo Bacasnot, 48. Both work at the Gingoog-based 98.9 FM Beat Radio which Bacasnot runs as station manager. Police served arrest warrants on them last Monday, Dec. 2, prompting them to post bail at the Regional Trial Court Branch 27. Bustamante said they were supposed to pay P120,000 each but got a favorable ruling from presiding Judge Giovanni Alfred Navarro, wh...Keep on reading: 2 radio men facing libel rap held, freed on discounted P30,000 bail bond each
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Cayetano defends award given by government-backed body
MANILA, Philippines --- Philippine South East Asia Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) chair Alan Cayetano defended Thursday the recognition given to them by Sports Industry Awards Asia (SPIA), whose conference was endorsed by Phisgoc itself and the government. "First of all 'yung special award na binigay sa atin ng (given to us by) Sports Asia... is not for me, not for one organizer, not even for President Duterte, para sa lahat 'to eh (it's for everybody)..." the House Speaker said in an interview. The Taguig-Pateros representative further denied that they sponsored the SPIA. "Nakakalungkot lang na maraming fake news na umiikot na sinasabing 'di totoo 'yung award, o kaya goby...Keep on reading: Cayetano defends award given by government-backed body
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Brazil approves sale of medical cannabis in pharmacies
Brazil's health watchdog on Tuesday approved the sale of cannabis-based products for medical use in pharmacies to people with a prescription. The regulation, which takes effect in the coming months, also allows for the manufacture of such products in a laboratory, the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) said in a statement. Anvisa is analyzing the possibility of permitting the cultivation of medical cannabis. In recent years, several countries in Latin America have legalized cannabis for medical use, including Uruguay, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and Peru. President Jair Bolsonaro has previously expressed support for medical cannabis. But the ultraconservat...Keep on reading: Brazil approves sale of medical cannabis in pharmacies
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Carlos Yulo: The Making of a Filipino World Champion
A famous African proverb reads, "it takes a village to raise a child." On the other hand, it only takes one person to notice a child's talent, and make a champion out of him. Thus is the story behind Filipino gymnast Carlos Yulo's success, who at a young age continues to make history in the world of gymnastics. Nobody dares to belittle the four-foot-nine teenager, who has already won over 400 medals before reaching the age of 20. Last year, he made headlines as the first Filipino and Southeast Asian to win a medal at the prestigious Word Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Doha, Qatar. This was followed by more international triumphs, including clinching a spot to the Tokyo 20...Keep on reading: Carlos Yulo: The Making of a Filipino World Champion
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SEA Games: PH duo saves day with modern pentathlon gold
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT---Princess Arbilon and Samuel German of the Philippines ruled the mixed beach laser-run relay in modern pentathlon Thursday afternoon in the 30th Southeast Asian Games. When everything seemed to be going south for Filipino athletes in this former US Naval base, the tandem saved the day with a much-needed gold medal after submitting the fastest time of 13 minutes and 27.34 seconds among five participants. "We really wanted to go all out in the relay after our performance in the individual races,'' said the 18-year-old German in Filipino, who claimed the silver medal in the men's beach laser run early in the day. It was likewise a magnificent form of redempt...Keep on reading: SEA Games: PH duo saves day with modern pentathlon gold
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SC revives graft case vs. Sen. Lito Lapid
          MANILA, Philippines--The Supreme Court (SC) has revived the graft case against Senator Manuel "Lito" Lapid for his alleged involvement in the multi-million peso fertilizer fund scam.   In a 13-page decision, the high court's second division through Associate Justice Jose Reyes Jr. reversed and set aside the resolution issued by the Sandiganbayan on Sept. 30, 2016 and December 13, 2016 dismissing the graft cases against Lapid, Malayan Pacific Trading Corporation (MPTC) officials Ma. Victoria Aquino-Abubakar, Leolita Aquino and Macro-Micro Fertilizer Resources proprietor Alexander S.D. Vasquez.   The anti-graft cou...Keep on reading: SC revives graft case vs. Sen. Lito Lapid
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Mary J. Blige documentary to premiere on Amazon
Nine-time Grammy winner Mary J. Blige will serve as executive producer on a yet-untitled documentary, alongside Sean "Diddy" Combs. The project will be helmed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth, who is best known for her critically-acclaimed short documentary "Freeheld". As Deadline noted, the film will follow Blige as she prepares for the 25th anniversary tour of her sophomore album "My Life". The critically-acclaimed full-length ranked as one of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, as well as one of Time Magazine's All-Time 100 Albums. The documentary will also tackle Blige's past struggles with poverty, abuse, addiction and heartbreak, with Amazon Stud...Keep on reading: Mary J. Blige documentary to premiere on Amazon
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Halsey unveils tracklist for new album ‘Manic’
Singer Halsey has just shared the list of songs for her third studio album "Manic", which is due out in January 2020. In a short video shared on Twitter, the artist unveiled the tracklist for the said project. The clip shows a hand writing the list of 16 titles included on "Manic". https://twitter.com/halsey/status/1201909689631436800 RollingStone.com adds that the singer-songwriter may be planning on a number of collaborations, notably with Alanis Morissette, Suga from the KPop group BTS or rapper Dominic Fike. Among the songs that have been announced, the album will feature "Graveyard", "Clementine" and also the 2018 hit single "Without Me". Announced for Jan. 17, 20...Keep on reading: Halsey unveils tracklist for new album ‘Manic’
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Pantone names color of the year for 2020
Pantone Color Institute on Thursday has named Classic Blue as the color of the year for 2020.
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Kendall, Kris Jenner to produce series ‘Kirby Jenner’
The Kardashian-Jenner empire is set to expand beyond the confines of the E! Entertainment network. The streaming platform Quibi has just commissioned a series called "Kirby Jenner", which will tell of the life and times of Kendall Jenner's fictitious "twin brother." The project clearly found support with the Jenner clan, given that Kris Jenner, the matriarch of the Kardashian-Jenners has opted to executive produce the show alongside her daughter, top model Kendall. The actor and main character will also co-produce the series. "I'm thrilled that Quibi viewers will get an inside look at the life of my twin brother and he'll finally have the opportunity to shine in this series," s...Keep on reading: Kendall, Kris Jenner to produce series ‘Kirby Jenner’
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Pagasa: LPA outside PAR won’t develop into storm
            MANILA, Philippines -- The low pressure area (LPA) seen outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) is not expected to develop into a storm, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Thursday afternoon.   The state weather bureau, however, said the northeast monsoon or Amihan and the cold front may still bring rain to the eastern and northern parts of Luzon, even as Tropical Depression Tisoy has moved outside PAR.   "'Yong LPA na ating mino-monitor sa labas ng Philippine area of responsibility, hindi po natin inaasahan na ito ay magiging ba...Keep on reading: Pagasa: LPA outside PAR won’t develop into storm
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Peace of cake: Bakeshop chain offers cake to Twitter users in viral cake wars
After local Twitter erupted with the so-called “cake wars,” one of the famous bakeshops mentioned in the online exchange offered to give a black forest cake to the initial users involved in the debate. Goldilocks tagged @maroontito and @ooohhace and told them it wants to end the discussion “on a sweet note.” It urged them […] The post Peace of cake: Bakeshop chain offers cake to Twitter users in viral cake wars appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Water companies should be held accountable for 'bad service' — Atienza
"These water companies should be made accountable for their inadequate service. Singil sila ng singil pero wala tayong nakukuhang maayos na serbisyo."
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PHISGOC-backed awards body named PHISGOC ‘best SEA Games organizer’
An award-giving body gave the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) as the Best Southeast Asian Games Organizer when no other host country has been nominated. The Sports Industry Awards (SPIA) Asia, introduced as an award platform for sports business, handed the award to PHISGOC Chairperson Alan Peter Cayetano and COO Ramon Suzara at […] The post PHISGOC-backed awards body named PHISGOC ‘best SEA Games organizer’ appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Palace insists government won't pay damages to water concessionaires
The Duterte administration is not inclined to pay damages to water concessionaires for the losses they incurred from the deferred implementation of rate hikes, insisting that their concession deals are unfair and "against public policy."
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Philippines among countries worst hit by extreme weather in 2018
Last year, the Philippines was hit by the Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut). The powerful typhoon tore across Northern Luzon in September 2018, triggering deadly landslides and displacing a quarter of the country’s population.
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Didal bests countryman Means to win gold in SEA Games 'S.K.A.T.E.'
Skaters Margielyn Didal and Christiana Means added to the Philippines’ medal haul in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.
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Unemployment, underemployment rates fall to 14-year low
The number of Filipinos without full time or part time jobs fell to their lowest levels in 14 years in October as the country saw what the government said was a "vibrant" employment market that defied an increasing population, according to government data on Thursday, Dec. 5. Results of the Philippine Statistics Authority's (PSA) latest Labor Force Survey (LFS) showed that the unemployment rate declined to 4.5 percent last October from 5.1 percent in 2018. National Statistician Claire Dennis S. Mapa said the number of unemployed persons in the labor force went down to 2.05 million in October from 2.2 million in the same month in 2018. The number of employed Filipinos climbed to ...Keep on reading: Unemployment, underemployment rates fall to 14-year low
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Early cholesterol treatment lowers heart disease risk — study
Treating younger people with high cholesterol levels may help reduce their risk of heart attack or stroke in later life, a major study showed Wednesday. Described as the "most comprehensive" review of its kind covering almost 400,000 patients over more than 40 years, the study in The Lancet said its findings on the link between cholesterol levels and ill health "may be particularly important in people under 45 years." A summary said that starting with the same cholesterol level and additional cardiovascular risk factors --- such as obesity or smoking --- men under 45 years faced a 29% risk of fatal or non-fatal heart disease or stroke by the age of 75. For women, the risk le...Keep on reading: Early cholesterol treatment lowers heart disease risk — study
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UN says online anti-vaxxers fuelling Samoa measles deaths
"It's quite clear that they have a corporate responsibility to step up to the plate and make sure that populations, particularly vulnerable populations, get accurate information that's going to keep children alive," Yett told AFP.
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BCDA on Aeta eviction notice: No forcible demolition in New Clark City
Maniego, who received the notice from the BCDA on Monday, said around 500 Aeta families would be displaced with nowhere to go.
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Pinay Nurse Won 167 Million Pesos in a Raffle Draw in Abu Dhabi
Pinay Nurse in Abu Dhabi Won Almost P167 Million in a Raffle Draw Lucky Pinay nurse in Abu Dhabi won 12 million dirhams equivalent to 167 million pesos the grand prize in raffle draw of Big Ticket Abu Dhabi. According to the article of Virtual Pinoy, A Pinay nurse wins the grand prize at the […] The post Pinay Nurse Won 167 Million Pesos in a Raffle Draw in Abu Dhabi appeared first on Philippine News.
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Inflation inches up to 1.3 percent, but still within gov’t target range
Inflation tiptoed upward to 1.3 percent in November, as correctly projected by economists. It was due to the effects of last year's rates wearing out and an increase in prices of cigarettes, alcoholic drinks and pork, as a result of African swine fever scare. The rate of increase in prices of basic commodities last month was the highest in three months, bringing the end-November average inflation to 2.5 percent, within the government's 2-4 percent target range. November inflation picked up from the 42-month low of 0.8 percent in October but still lower than the 6 percent posted a year ago. In November, prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco jumped 17.6 percent, which Natio...Keep on reading: Inflation inches up to 1.3 percent, but still within gov’t target range
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Man Battling Cancer Wins P50M Super Lotto 6/49 Jackpot
Man Battling Cancer Bags P50M Super Lotto 6/49 Jackpot MAN – A 65-year-old man who’s battling with cancer bagged over P50 million jackpot prize of Super Lotto 6/49. Millions of people in the Philippines try their luck in lotteries. There have been lots of people who became instant millionaires because of these games. Philippine Charity […] The post Man Battling Cancer Wins P50M Super Lotto 6/49 Jackpot appeared first on Philippine News.
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Left Side Abdominal Pain – What You Need To Know? (Answers)
What Could Left Side Abdominal Pain Possibly Mean LEFT SIDE ABDOMINAL PAIN – Having this kind of pain is one of the main reasons that people seek medical treatment. It could be an indication of anything from a pulled muscle to a very life-threatening case. Here’s how you could identify the type of abdominal pain. […] The post Left Side Abdominal Pain – What You Need To Know? (Answers) appeared first on Philippine News.
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