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22 miners die in China, 5 officials probed

22 miners die in China, 5 officials probed By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE March 01, 2019 home / News / World / 22 miners die in China, 5 officials probed BEIJING: Five officials are under investigation in northern China after 22 miners were killed when their transport crashed into the side of …

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Counting opportunities in a land of plenty

By MARGIE T. LOGARTA March 01, 2019 A pioneer of the “Filipino wave” to Indonesia looks back Rodolfo C. Balmater could have sought his fortune in the sleek canyons of Wall Street U.S.A. He is an accountant, a professional who would be easily snapped up by any company worth its …

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For an ultimate holiday in the world’s best island

By IZA IGLESIAS, TMT March 01, 2019 Voted several times by travel and tourism sites around the globe as the most delightful island destination in the world, Boracay has long been famous for its sugary, powdery white sand and turquoise blue waters. This tropical paradise in Aklan province also boasts …

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Riding the pleasure wave

By LEAH C. SALTERIO March 01, 2019 He grew up with boats in Tali Beach, Batangas. At 22, he became a certified dive master. No wonder, Angelo Olondriz’s love affair with the high seas endures. “Water is really where I’ve been,” says Angelo, President of Headsail, Inc. “I don’t know …

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Tom writes a song for Carla

By LHAR SANTIAGO March 01, 2019 PLUS: Kyline and Jeric are back together! Today is Tom Rodriguez’s first taping day for his latest GMA Network series “Dragon Lady.” He was so excited when Showbuzz caught up with him, raring to sink his teeth into the character of Michael Chan, a …

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THE FIRST COFFEE

By The Manila Times March 01, 2019 Nespresso Paying homage to the historical roots of coffee houses are Nespresso’s newest limited edition variants. Cafe Istanbul, made of Arabian Mocha coffee from Yemen, has strongly roasted and black pepper spicy notes. Caffe Venezia, an Ethiopian coffee mixed with Indian Arabica, possesses …

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‘No Harm Intended’

By The Manila Times March 01, 2019 Saying that they just wanted to make people smile during campaign rallies, former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and senatorial aspirant Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said that there was no harm intended in the jokes both he and his close friend actor …

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DELECTABLE DISHES

By The Manila Times March 01, 2019 Bench Cafe This retail brand celebrates all things Filipino with the opening of its restaurant’s second branch in Greenbelt 3. In a partnership between multi-brand food group FOODEE Global Concepts and Ben Chan’s Suyen Corporation, Bench Cafe brings to the table traditions from …

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VINTAGE KICKS

By The Manila Times March 01, 2019 Dr. Martens This footwear brand stays strong with its Original Icon collection, which features the Doc’s signature styles. The 1460 boot features smooth leather, grooved sides, heel-loop, yellow stitching and air-cushioned sole while the 1461 is three-eyed and possesses a Goodyear welt. The …

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Who is ‘Sahaya’?

By The Manila Times March 01, 2019 Soon to hit primetime television is a novel and inspiring story of a young Badjao woman in the much awaited launch of GMA Network’s “Sahaya.” Headlining this extraordinary and unique masterpiece is one of the country’s most popular screen tandems in Bianca Umali …

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