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Court upholds order to arrest Trillanes

THE Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 150 has upheld its decision to have Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th arrested as it junked the lawmaker’s plea to reverse the ruling. Branch 150 Judge Elmo Alameda, who ordered Trillanes arrested in September last year, said the senator failed to prove the existence of …

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More gas stations impose higher fuel excise taxes

Over 260 retail stations have already applied the second round of fuel excise taxes this year, the Department of Energy (DoE) revealed. In a press briefing, Energy Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella reported that 268 retail stations had already implemented higher fuel excise taxes as of Jan. 5, 2019 (Saturday). “Out …

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Globe open to deal with Mislatel

New major player Mislatel may see its network woes ease as Globe Telecom signaled openness to share its cell sites. The latest entrant to the national telecommunications market may have “immediate access” to Globe’s towers, its legal counsel Froilan Castelo told The Manila Times. “We are not yet in discussion …

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Regulator revises proposed ICO guidelines

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revised its proposed guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICO) following the first round of public consultations in November last year. In proposed guidelines e-mailed to the media on Monday, the SEC said among the revisions is that foreign firms seeking to register their …

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Millennials respond to common stereotypes

DARREN E. DUMAOP Whether we like it or not, people from different generations meet at work. These meetings are not always pleasant. Throughout the trimester, my graduate school students complain about being accused – as millennials – by their older colleagues of all sorts of negative stereotypes. One evening, we …

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Sulu rallies behind Duterte’s federalism

Sulu rallies behind Duterte’s federalism By AL JACINTO, TMT January 08, 2019 home / News / Regions / Sulu rallies behind Duterte’s federalism SULU: Thousands of Muslims rallied here on Monday to express their support for the proposed establishment of a federal government that the Duterte administration is espousing. Sulu …

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Trump, Kim seek date, site of summit

Trump, Kim seek date, site of summit By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE January 08, 2019 home / News / World / Trump, Kim seek date, site of summit WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump said Sunday negotiations are underway on the location of his next summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong …

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US to leave when IS defeated, Kurds safe

US to leave when IS defeated, Kurds safe By The Manila Times January 08, 2019 home / News / World / US to leave when IS defeated, Kurds safe JERUSALEM: United States (US) troops will not leave northeastern Syria until Islamic State (IS) militants are defeated and American-allied Kurdish fighters …

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