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Where there is a will

By The Manila Times June 02, 2019 Diplomacy, more than gamesmanship, has made possible the government this week winning its demand that Canada get back tons of trash that it shipped to the Philippines six years ago. Tact of a different kind it was, however, with the Duterte administration opting …

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Thank you, Mongolia

By MARLEN V. RONQUILLO June 02, 2019 MARLEN V. RONQUILLO A few things about Mongolia, courtesy of a routine Google check: – It is a landlocked country, sandwiched between China and Russia (imagine a country with no access to the sea). – With roughly 3 million people, it is the …

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‘When the Son of Man comes, will he find faith?’

By RICARDO SALUDO June 02, 2019 RICARDO SALUDO Jesus said to his disciples: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the gospel to every creature. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved; whoever does not believe will be condemned.” … So then the Lord Jesus, after he spoke to …

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The drug corporations that kill

By FR. SHAY CULLEN, SSC June 02, 2019 FR. SHAY CULLEN, SSC His name was Arnel. He was a bright, intelligent, fun-loving student, and he was brilliant at math. He wanted to be an engineer and work at the US Navy Base in Subic Bay. He was my student. But …

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Warriors star Durant will miss Game 2 of NBA Finals

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE June 02, 2019 TORONTO, Canada: Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant will miss Sunday’s second game (Monday in Manila) of the NBA Finals with the strained right calf that has sidelined him for the past six games. Durant is the leading scorer in the playoffs for …

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Raptors superfan Drake confronts Warriors stars

By The Manila Times June 02, 2019 TORONTO, Canada: Toronto Raptors rap-star superfan Drake taunted Golden State stars Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson during the Canadian club’s victory over the defending champion Warriors to open the NBA Finals. Drake, a Toronto native who is a courtside regular at …

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Capping the trade gap

By GEORGE SIY June 02, 2019 GEORGE SIY Former Socioeconomic Planning secretary Cielito Habito points out that we have ourselves to blame, and not external factors, if most of our Asean neighbors are uniformly increasing exports faster than their imports and the reverse is happening with us. There are many …

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