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Cargo Movers out to dethrone Blaze Spikers

By THE MANILA TIMES May 02, 2019 F2 Logistics is out to complete one of the biggest upsets in league history when it clashes with Petron in Game 2 of their Philippine Superliga Grand Prix best-of-three finals showdown today at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. Intense volleyball …

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Refund electric bill deposits

By THE MANILA TIMES May 02, 2019 THE Supreme Court is called upon to act swiftly on a petition challenging the legality of the “bill deposit” charged by the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to its customers. The bill deposit is an onerous levy against consumers who are given no choice …

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Swimming, track records fall in 2019 Palaro

By JEAN RUSSEL V. DAVID May 02, 2019 DAVAO CITY: Tanker Xiandi Chua and trackster Jerry Vasquez both shattered 21-year old records on Wednesday as the 2019 Palarong Pambansa continue to heat up here. The 17-year old Chua swam two minutes and 23.86 seconds to rule the secondary girls’ 200m …

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Palace: Info behind matrix obtained via legal methods

By CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT May 02, 2019 Malacañang on Wednesday again defended the credibility of a report linking journalists and lawyers to an oust-Duterte plot, saying that intelligence information said to have formed the basis of the claim was not obtained through unlawful methods. Spokesman Salvador Panelo “The President …

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May 13 election is a battle for the nation’s future

By YEN MAKABENTA May 02, 2019 YEN MAKABENTA First word DON’T be deceived by the lack of drama and intensity in the ongoing election campaign. The May 13 midterm election is more consequential than many of us realize. It will be far-reaching in its impact, and more significant than the …

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Barr to face Mueller report questioning at Senate

By ASSOCIATED PRESS May 02, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C.: Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday will face lawmakers’ questions for the first time since releasing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, in what promises to be a dramatic showdown as he defends his actions before Democrats who accuse him of spinning …

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Why Filipinos back Duterte and his candidates

By RICARDO SALUDO May 02, 2019 RICARDO SALUDO “ONLY people with low-level IQ and without personal principles will continue to support this rogue president.” That’s the opinion attributed to one Rene Bustamante of Bacolod City in a message going around social media. (Apologies to him if the line isn’t his.) …

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2 killed in NCarolina university shooting

By ASSOCIATED PRESS May 02, 2019 CHARLOTTE, N.C.: A shooting that killed two and wounded four at a North Carolina university left students scrambling for shelter and prompted fresh calls for ways to keep campuses safe. A vigil was planned for Wednesday on the campus of the University of North …

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Cebu Pacific should not be allowed to fly

By RAMON T. TULFO May 02, 2019 RAMON T. TULFO THE planes of Cebu Pacific, the country’s budget airline, should not be allowed to fly until the airline improves its service. The airline has announced flight cancellations in fully booked routes from Manila to Legazpi, Tacloban, Davao, Bacolod, Zamboanga, Iloilo, …

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Expanded maternity law’s rules signed

By WILLIAM DEPASUPIL, TMT May 02, 2019 SAN FERNANDO CITY, Pampanga: Women workers can now enjoy longer maternity leave with the signing on Wednesday of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Expanded Maternity Leave (EML) Law. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd The IRR was signed by Labor Secretary …

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