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Hong Kong protesters target trains, urge general strike

By The Manila Times September 02, 2019 Police check for protesters onboard an underground train in Hong Kong. AFP PHOTO HONG KONG: Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters threw morning rush hour train travel into chaos on Monday, kicking off another day of potential turmoil after a weekend featuring some of the …

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Comedian Kevin Hart hospitalized after car crash

By The Manila Times September 02, 2019 Kevin Hart. AFP PHOTO WASHINGTON, D.C.: Comedian and actor Kevin Hart was hospitalized on Sunday with major back injuries after his car crashed into a ditch, according to highway authorities. According to the California Highway Patrol report, Hart was riding in his 1970 …

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‘Lopez nod insignificant in PEZA charter change’

By ANNA LEAH E. GONZALES September 02, 2019 The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has defended its move to push for amendments to the agency’s 24-year old charter despite the lack of endorsement from Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez, who leads the PEZA board. In a recent statement, PEZA Director Charito …

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Romero leads European Masters as ‘flat’ McIlroy slips back

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE September 02, 2019 CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland: Andres Romero seized a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the European Masters at Crans-Montana on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) with a four-under-par 66, as a “flat” Rory McIlroy dropped three strokes adrift. World number 735 Romero, whose last win …

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Trampled by the Italian Stallion

By MICHAEL ANGELO B. ASIS September 02, 2019 It’s a massacre. Forty-six points. The promise we built on the 2014 FIBA World Cup stint where we held our own against powerhouses Greece, Argentina and even pushed Croatia to overtime, were dealt a death blow in a game against Italy. This …

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