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Usman’s toll mounts: 75 dead, 16 missing

THE DEATH toll due to flash floods and landslides brought by Tropical Depression “Usman” rose further to 85, while 16 other people remained missing, disaster officials said in an update on Tuesday night. Based on a 7 p.m. report by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Bicol, the region …

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Probe killing of Chong’s bodyguard, Duterte orders

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has ordered an investigation on the killing of Richard Santillan, the bodyguard of former Biliran lawmaker Glenn Chong, Malacañang said. In a statement on Tuesday, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said Duterte ordered a “fair and thorough investigation of the case.” Last December 10, Santillan was killed in …

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Toyota offers ‘Total-care Service’ to Grab

TOYOTA Motor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (TMAP), the sales and marketing regional headquarters of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in Asia, is offering Total-care Service for 1,500 Toyota vehicles owned by Grab Holdings, Inc. (Grab) in Singapore, through its subsidiary GrabRentals. The Total-care Service is a result of a deepening partnership …

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Mayor, 3 others charged with murder, arson

Mayor, 3 others charged with murder, arson By ANTONIO P. RIMANDO January 02, 2019 home / News / Regions / Mayor, 3 others charged with murder, arson DIPOLOG CITY, ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE: Murder and arson cases have been filed by the National Bureau of Investigation with the Department of Justice …

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Businessman killed on New Year’s Eve

Businessman killed on New Year’s Eve By ERNIE B. ESCONDE January 02, 2019 home / News / Regions / Businessman killed on New Year’s Eve DINALUPIHAN, Bataan: Two still unidentified motorcycle-riding men shot and killed a businessman inside his office in a village here on Monday night, a few hours …

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Chiefs grab top seed in AFC, Ravens and Eagles advance

LOS ANGELES: The Kansas City Chiefs cruised past the Oakland Raiders 35-3 on another milestone day for quarterback Patrick Mahomes, locking up the American Conference top seed on the final day of the NFL regular season on Sunday (Monday in Manila). Mahomes threw for 281 yards and two touchdowns before …

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SMC Group sweeps 43rd PBA Season

If that is not a dy-nasty, PBA fan Juan dela Cruz wouldn’t know what is. The year 2018 saw all three SanMiguel Corp.-owned franchises—San Miguel Beer, Barangay Ginebra and Magnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok — swept all the championships the Philippines and Asia’s first pro-league had offered in its 43rd season. …

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Bouchard gives herself pass mark after comeback win

AUCKLAND: Former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard launched her comeback year in winning form as she cruised through her first round match in the WTA Auckland Classic on Monday. Olympic champion Monica Puig also sailed through to the second round on a day in which none of the seeded players appeared. …

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Pagdanganan, Dy banner PH Amateur Open cast

Fresh from their successful team-up in the National Doubles, Bianca Pagdanganan and Jed Dy seek individual honors this time as they lead the crack international field in the Philippine Amateur Open Golf Championship starting Thursday at Riviera’s Langer course in Cavite. But while Pagdanganan, 21, looms as one of the …

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