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UST forces rubber match vs. UP in UAAP semis

BIÑAN — University of Santo Tomas (UST) lived to fight another day in the semi-finals of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball stepladder playoffs after blasting University of the Philippines (UP), 89-69, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Sunday night. Despite the twice-to-beat …

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LPA trough to bring rains Monday

MANILA — The trough of a low pressure area (LPA) is affecting the eastern section of the country Monday. In its 4 a.m. weather forecast Monday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that Calabarzon, Bicol region, Eastern Visayas, Caraga, Davao region and Aurora will have cloudy …

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AFP denies involvement in ex-Karapatan exec’s disappearance

DAVAO CITY — The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) 10th Infantry Division (10ID) on Saturday denied any involvement in the disappearance of Honey Mae Suazo, former secretary-general of Karapatan Southern Mindanao Region (SMR). Capt. Jerry Lamosao, spokesperson of the 10ID, said linking the military to the disappearance of Suazo …

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Vista Land posts P9.1-B net income in 9 months

MANILA — Vista Land & Lifescapes, Inc., one of the country’s leading integrated property developers, posted a 12-percent growth in net income for the first nine months of 2019 to PHP9.1 billion from PHP8.1 billion in the same period last year. Consolidated revenues also increased year-on-year by 9 percent to …

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Canada’s Centennial College opens office in PH

CANADA’S CENTENNIAL COLLEGE IN PH. Officers of Canada’s Centennial College cut the ribbon at the opening of the school’s representative office in the Philippines at the Corinthian Plaza, Makati City on Thursday (Nov. 7, 2019). At present, the Philippines is the third largest market of the Centennial College International Education …

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Canada’s Centennial College opens office in PH

CANADA’S CENTENNIAL COLLEGE IN PH. Officers of Canada’s Centennial College cut the ribbon at the opening of the school’s representative office in the Philippines at the Corinthian Plaza, Makati City on Thursday (Nov. 7, 2019). At present, the Philippines is the third largest market of the Centennial College International Education …

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Sale of US rifles to PH a ‘work in progress’: envoy

Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel Romualdez (PNA file photo) MANILA — Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel Romualdez on Thursday night said talks are still ongoing on Manila’s intent to buy some 74,000 M-16 assault rifles from the US to help address communist insurgency and …

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Sale of US rifles to PH a ‘work in progress’: envoy

Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel Romualdez (PNA file photo) MANILA — Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel Romualdez on Thursday night said talks are still ongoing on Manila’s intent to buy some 74,000 M-16 assault rifles from the US to help address communist insurgency and …

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POEA reminds firms to submit reports on hired OFWs, employers

MANILA — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Wednesday reminded recruitment and manning agencies, including foreign employers and principals, of their responsibility to monitor and report the status, condition, or significant events relating to their hired workers. POEA Administrator Bernard Olalia issued the reminder as some recruitment agencies and …

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