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All for Conchitina

By THE MANILA TIMES September 02, 2019 Prominent art lovers — go­vernment officials, businessmen and members of Manila’s social set — gathered to celebrate “Gilded Graphite,” the first solo exhibit of Conchitina Sevilla Bernardo at the Frabelle Corporate Plaza. The event not only highlighted the talent, but is a testimony …

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The Abesamis-Arandia nuptials

By BECKY GARCIA September 02, 2019 It must have been the greatest moment for Austinne Abesamis and Giemar Arandia’s young lives so far when they exchanged the vows of marriage at the Shrine of St. Therese of the Child Jesus Church in Pasay City. An enchanting reception followed with friends …

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Cities urge federal leaders to wade into wastewater debate

Toronto Some municipal leaders want wastewater to be a federal election issue. Last fall Toronto started a $3-billion wastewater system project intended to stop raw sewage from leaking when it rains.(Nathan Denette/Canadian Press) In Canada's largest city, raw sewage flows into Lake Ontario so often, Toronto tells people they should …

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On the Radar: Our September entertainment picks

Entertainment September 1, 201910:00 am ; Jennifer Lopez in 'Hustlers.' 'Hustlers' / One Media Welcome to On the Radar, your monthly reminder of what’s coming down the pike in the world of entertainment. We’ve got the latest TV shows, movies, books and more — all coming out in September. READ …

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Confusion trips up sweeping overhaul of Canada Labour Code

Business Sweeping federal labour reforms come into force today, but the government is still figuring out who will be exempt from key provisions. Flight attendant Chris Rauenbusch, shown in Calgary, is concerned about whether new labour laws will apply in his industry.(Dave Chidley/Canadian Press) Chris Rauenbusch says he doesn't know …

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PSEi stays up amid fresh hopes on US-China talks

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE August 31, 2019 Renewed hopes to resolve the ongoing trade spat between the United States and China brought the local bourse to its three-day rally on Friday. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rose by 1.10 percent or 86.85 points to close at 7,979.66, while the …

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