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Moon vows closer ties with North

By ASSOCIATED PRESS March 02, 2019 SEOUL, South Korea: South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Friday his government planned to discuss with the United States the possibility of restarting joint inter-Korean economic projects to induce nuclear disarmament from North Korea. Moon’s comments during a nationally televised speech came a …

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NKorea’s Kim kicks off official Vietnam visit

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE March 02, 2019 HANOI: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un kicked off an official visit to Vietnam on Friday, three days after arriving in the country for a nuclear summit with US President Donald Trump that ended deadlocked. Kim put aside the troubled negotiations for the pageantry …

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JC de Vera had nothing to do with Angel Locsin set walkout

By IZA IGLESIAS, TMT March 02, 2019 ABS-CBN actor JC de Vera broke his silence to set the record straight amid reports about his involvement on prime­time star Angel Locsin’s walkout from the set of their series, “The General’s Daughter.” The issue, which first surfaced on the entertainment news site …

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Coco Martin’s latest good deed

By RICKY CALDERON March 02, 2019 Actor pays for hospital and burial expenses of indie actor Kristoffer King Coco Martin is truly one good soul. He offered to shoulder the hospital and burial expenses of his good friend, indie actor Kristoffer King, who died February 23, issuing a check worth …

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Eat, drink and sleep movies for life

By GEORGE VAIL KABRISTANTE March 02, 2019 The centennial celebration of the birth of Filipino Cinema in the country called “Sandaan” kicked-off in full blast recently with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) gathering together in a more symbolic way at least 89 small and big filmmakers and …

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Bringing art to everyday living

By The Manila Times March 02, 2019 Most bustling cities are noted for their skyscrapers, busy avenues and throngs of people rushing to and from their offices. These cities, in all respects, have indeed become concrete jungles, but not Makati. Now, the master-planned city has become a thriving, dynamic community, …

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A glorious 75th birthday for Ramon Orlina

By BECKY GARCIA March 02, 2019 It was some enchanted evening crooned a happy guest at Ramon Orlina’s 75th birthday celebration held at Casa Juico by Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar in Quezon City. It was well attended by some 280 guests, who the celebrant considered, among his close and …

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School of Hard Knocks

ED C. TOLENTINO Amid the criticisms news anchor Karen Davila is receiving for allegedly putting boxing champion Manny Pacquiao between a rock and a hard place with questions about the latter’s educational background, or lack thereof, two responses from the Pacman stood out in his appearance in the ANC program …

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Wie quits Women’s World Championship with hand injury

SINGAPORE: Defending champion Michelle Wie pulled out injured on the back nine of her first round at the HSBC Women’s World Championship in Singapore Thursday while Amy Yang’s bid for back-to-back LPGA wins ended after three holes. Defending champion Wie was clearly off the pace early on the first day …

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