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Rose McGowan sues intimidation by Weinstein, others

By The Manila Times October 24, 2019 Actress Rose McGowan. AP PHOTO LOS ANGELES: Actress Rose McGowan filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) alleging that Harvey Weinstein and two of his former attorneys engaged in racketeering to silence her and derail her career before she accused him …

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PH hunger rate drops in Q3 — SWS

By The Manila Times October 24, 2019 Hunger level in the Philippines dropped in the third quarter of 2019, according to the latest poll of the Social Weather Stations (SWS). The survey, conducted from September 27 to 30 among 1,800 Filipino adults nationwide, showed that 9.1 percent or 2.3 million …

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Sara Duterte meets Japan’s emperor

By CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT October 24, 2019 Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio met Japan’s Empero Naruhito and his wife Empress Masako and mingled with world leaders during the royal banquet in Tokyo on Tuesday night, Malacañang said on Wednesday. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte arrives at the Imperial Palace to …

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Duterte told to rest

By CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT October 24, 2019 Unbearable back pain caused by muscle spasms – Go President Rodrigo Duterte was advised to rest and take medicines for “muscle spasms,” the cause of the unbearable spinal pain that hounded him in Japan, forcing him to cut short his visit, Sen. …

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Peralta vows ‘improved’ judiciary

By JOMAR CANLAS, TMT October 24, 2019 Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta, whose appointment as chief magistrate was confirmed by Malacañang on Wednesday, vowed an “improved” and more caring judiciary under his watch. SENIOR Associate Justice Diosdado Peralta Peralta told The Manila Times that he would push improvements in the judiciary …

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Beijing to oust Lam as HK chief

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE October 24, 2019 BEIJING: Beijing is drawing up a plan to remove Hong Kong’s beleaguered chief executive Carrie Lam, the Financial Times reported Wednesday, after nearly five months of pro-democracy unrest. The pro-Beijing leader has faced sustained criticism from protesters in the semi-autonomous city. So far the …

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Senate honors ‘Nene’ Pimentel

By The Manila Times October 23, 2019 THE Senate on Wednesday paid tribute to its former head, the late senator Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. Senate President Vicente Sotto 3rd led senators in honoring the life and accomplishments of Pimentel Jr., the author of the Local Government Code of 1991 and …

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Balba assumes MPD post

By The Manila Times October 23, 2019 Brig. Gen. Bernabe Balba assumed his new post on Wednesday as head of the Manila Police District. During the turnover of command rites, Balba, a member of class ’88 of the Philippine Military Academy, said he wants Manila policemen to be clean and …

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Only 2,075 pass CPA board exams

By JAIME PILAPIL, TMT October 23, 2019 Only 2,075 out of 14,492 examinees passed the Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination (CPALE) given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) in October 2019. The examinations were held in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Tacloban …

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Bong Go’s son places 3rd in licensure exams

By The Manila Times October 23, 2019 The son of Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go placed third in the October 2019 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Exam (CPALE), according to the Professional Regulation Commission. Christian Lawrence Go Christian Lawrence Go, a summa cum laude graduate from De La Salle University Manila, …

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