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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Playing the racism card

By ANTONIO CONTRERAS May 02, 2019 ANTONIO P. CONTRERAS MANY loyal Duterte supporters have leveled up their attacks on critics of China. They are now playing the racist card by accusing the latter of xenophobia. But while it is easy to accuse anyone who uses race or ethnicity as a …

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Security by design

By ARCHITECT FELINO A. PALAFOX, JR. May 02, 2019 FELINO A. PALAFOX, JR. WE will once again be electing our government officials. We can expect stricter security measures to be implemented in thousands of cities and precincts against possible election-related violence. Police will be on guard to ensure the safety …

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Inculcating the Cipag attributes

By JOEL L. AN-TORRE May 02, 2019 JOEL L. TAN-TORRE Last of 2 parts THE accountancy profession continues to undergo changes and developments. What are known now will be obsolete in a few years, if not months. As such, the legal and professional requirement for CPAs to comply with the …

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The Big Apple’s famous burger is now at BGC

By NIKA ROQUE May 02, 2019 Manila welcomes Shake Shack’s New York classics and Filipino concoctions Known for customers queuing hours to get an order of its burgers and sides, Shake Shack has finally made its way to Manila. The buzz around the popular food joint began as soon as …

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Olongapo is dead

By ROLLY G. REYES May 02, 2019 ROLLY G. REYES THE Olongapo I remember was a model city known for its growth, tranquility and as a premium real estate to live in. Harmony reigned supreme as its people kept the streets clean, enjoyed snappy service from the city government, and …

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Filipino chef-couple make waves Down Under

By THE MANILA TIMES May 02, 2019 ‘Flavorful’ romance finds happy and meaningful ever after promoting PH food in Australia Sour and sweet flavors, when combined, spark a perfect taste. For husband and wife, Jay Marc Prieto and Kim Cudia-Prieto, CCA Manila alumni (Batch 2003), these flavors sum up their …

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Ottawa will exempt some oilsands projects from environmental assessments — if Alberta keeps its emissions cap

Politics Facing criticism from industry over its controversial overhaul of the environmental assessment process, the federal Liberal government released new details Wednesday about which projects will be subjected to greater scrutiny by Ottawa's regulators. An oil worker holds raw sand bitumen near Fort McMurray. The federal Liberal government released new …

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From the small screen to the concert stage

By THE MANILA TIMES May 02, 2019 Following the success of their top-rating afternoon drama series “My Special Tatay” on GMA Network, the well-loved pair of Ken Chan and Rita Daniela is set to reunite on the concert stage in response to an overwhelming request from fans to see them …

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Oil firms cut LPG prices

By JORDEENE B. LAGARE May 02, 2019 INDUSTRY players slightly reduced the prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) on Wednesday after implementing a hefty hike in April. A helper arranges LPG tanks outside a store in Manila. FILE PHOTO Petron decreased LPG prices by 20 centavos per kilogram and AutoLPG …

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Get ready for ‘Dwelo!’

By THE MANILA TIMES May 02, 2019 Ph’s first battle of the bands-slash-reality show Music’s next big thing begins this May as The Manila Times partners with production company Tag Media Group to mount “Dwelo! Battle for the best Filipino Artists,” the country’s first battle of the bands and reality …

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