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 2018-10-17 02:02 

Manila Bulletin

Top US senators scold Riyadh, vow action over Khashoggi debacle...

An influential US Senate ally of President Donald Trump pledged Tuesday that Congress would take decisive action against Saudi Arabia over a missing writer, calling for the ouster of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....

 2018-10-17 01:47 

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Trump calls Federal Reserve his 'biggest threat'...

President Donald Trump reignited his controversial criticism of the central bank Tuesday, calling the Federal Reserve his "biggest threat."...

 2018-10-17 01:33 

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VP Leni maintains good satisfaction rating in latest SWS survey...

About six in 10 Filipinos have expressed satisfaction with the work of Vice President Leni Robredo in the past three months, based on the third quarter of 2018 Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey results....

 2018-10-16 23:55 

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US pilot killed as Ukrainian Su-27 air force jet crashes in training...

KIEV (Reuters) - A U.S. pilot was among two crew who died when a Ukrainian Su-27 air force fighter crashed during a training flight on Tuesday, the U.S. military said....

 2018-10-16 23:46 

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Trump gives Saudi Arabia benefit of doubt in journalist's disappearance...

WASHINGTON/RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump gave Saudi Arabia the benefit of the doubt in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi even as senior U.S. lawmakers pointed the finger at the Saudi leadership and Western pressure mounted o...

 2018-10-16 16:58 

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NASA astronaut describes close call following failed launch...

The NASA astronaut who survived last week's failed launch and emergency landing says he knew he needed to stay calm....

 2018-10-16 16:53 

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Pompeo meets Saudi king on Khashoggi case, Turks study 'toxic materials'...

Saudi Arabia's crown prince agreed on Tuesday there must be a thorough investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the United States said, after media reports that Riyadh will acknowledge his death in a botched interrogation....

 2018-10-16 16:28 

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PRRD appoints De Vera as CHED chair...

Dr. J. Prospero "Popoy" De Vera III has been officially appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as Chairman of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) until July of 2022....

 2018-10-16 16:20 

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Draft WPS exploration framework 'looking good' in all aspects DFA...

A Philippine-crafted draft framework on the joint exploration in South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) is now shaping up ahead of the visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has said....

 2018-10-16 16:06 

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Woe to the Pharisees and Scholars of the Law...

LUKE 11:42-46 The Lord said: "Woe to you Pharisees! You pay tithes of mint and of rue and of every garden herb, but you pay no attention to judgment and to love for God. These you should have done, without overlooking the others. Woe to you Pharisees!...

 2018-10-16 16:05 

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Grappling with record-high inflation...

GOVERNANCE MATTERS By FORMER VICE PRESIDENT JEJOMAR C. BINAY According to two surveys released last week, Filipinos are now more concerned about economic matters, namely inflation, poverty, and jobs. And in both surveys, satisfaction and approval of the a...

 2018-10-16 16:05 

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A 2nd term for PH in UN Human Rights Council...

In secret balloting by the United Nations General Assembly last Friday, 165 out of 193 votes, with one abstention, were cast for a new three-year term for the Philippines in the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The Philippines was first elected to a three...

 2018-10-16 16:05 

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No easy way...

OF TREES AND FOREST By MANNY VILLAR It is a safe bet to say that the country has gone loco over lotto. And there are one billion reasons to go crazy over the 6/58 lottery game of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). Before the last Friday'...

 2018-10-16 16:05 

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Who's afraid of JBC interviews?...

THE LEGAL FRONT By JUSTICE ART D. BRION (RET.) As of last Sunday, one newspaper has reported that the Supreme Court passed an internal resolution proposing that nominees from the Supreme Court for the chief justice position should no longer be publicly in...

 2018-10-16 16:05 

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Entertaining angels...

Read: Hebrews 13:1-15 Keep on loving each other as brothers and sisters. Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels (Hebrews 13:1-2). During a hard time for my family, tears came to my eyes when ...

 2018-10-16 16:04 

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Duterte's saving of Boracay: A triumph of political will...

UNRAVELING By GETSY TIGLAO Six months ago, President Duterte made the bold move to close down Boracay island, a popular party and beach place for tourists, which he said in his inimitable, no-holds-barred style, had turned into a stinking "cesspool.&#...

 2018-10-16 15:42 

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Egyptians farmed fish 3,500 years ago: study...

Egyptians practiced fish farming more than 3,500 years ago, the earliest evidence of such activity worldwide according to a joint German-Israeli study released on Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 14:43 

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Liberia investigates US-backed charity after alleged rapes...

Liberia's government on Tuesday announced is investigating a charity founded by a young American woman after allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care....

 2018-10-16 14:30 

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Ex-UN leader helps launch climate 'adaptation' initiative...

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other dignitaries have launched an initiative to accelerate and expand ways for the world to adapt to climate change....

 2018-10-16 14:19 

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French hostage in Yemen freed after more than 4 months...

France's president has announced the release of a French citizen held in hostage in Yemen for more than four months....

 2018-10-16 14:15 

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Miami police: Possible sighting of missing Wisconsin girl...

A girl resembling a missing teenager whose parents were found dead in their western Wisconsin home has been spotted at a gas station in south Florida, police said....

 2018-10-16 14:03 

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Siargao tops best island in Asia by Cond Nast Traveler...

Luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Conde Nast Travelers (CNT) named Siargao Island as the Best Island in Asia....

 2018-10-16 13:09 

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Pompeo meets Saudi king, prince on Khashoggi's disappearance...

America's top diplomat met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the disappearance and alleged slaying at the kingdom's hands of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at its consulate in Istanbul....

 2018-10-16 12:55 

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New Army chief vows a more agile force...

Newly installed Philippine Army (PA) Chief Maj. Gen. Macairog S. Alberto vowed to make the 98,000-strong Army a more agile force, one that is prepared and able to meet current and emerging threats....

 2018-10-16 12:45 

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Harry and pregnant Meghan get baby gifts, meet koalas Down Under...

British royals Harry and Meghan received copious baby gifts, met a koala couple and posed in front of Sydney's dazzling Opera House Tuesday, on their first public outing since announcing they are to become parents....

 2018-10-16 12:35 

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PNP urges CHR to do its share in addressing jail congestion problems...

Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde has urged the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to use its lobbying power in improving the condition of inmates in crowded police detention facilities especially in Metro Manila....

 2018-10-16 12:33 

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N. Korea slams US for 'evil' sanctions push...

North Korea's state media on Tuesday slammed the United States for an "evil" attempt to maintain sanctions against Pyongyang, accusing President Donald Trump of blocking progress in inter-Korean relations....

 2018-10-16 12:33 

Manila Bulletin

Court affirms electric coop manager's ouster...

CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro — The Regional Trial Court (RTC) here has cited for indirect contempt the general manager and counsel of the local electric cooperative for disobeying its earlier order affirming the directive of the National Electrifi...

 2018-10-16 12:29 

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Sudipen slain mayor's widow runs for mayor...

SUDIPEN, La Union — The widow of slain mayor, Alexander Buquing, filed on Tuesday her certificate of candidacy (COC) for mayor of this town....

 2018-10-16 12:15 

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Duterte admin must demonstrate its resolve to liberate Filipinos from malnutrition, hunger Pangilinan...

The Duterte administration must demonstrate its resolve to liberate Filipinos from malnutrition and hunger, and give the means to lead productive lives and contribute to a progressive Philippines....

 2018-10-16 12:06 

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Seized goods distributed to victims of 'Ompong'...

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has turned over seized clothes and shoes to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for distribution to families affected by typhoon "Ompong" (Mangkhut)....

 2018-10-16 11:56 

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Sotto discourages DILG from releasing list of alleged narco-politicians...

Senate President Vicente Sotto III believes there are other means to discourage voters from electing candidates who are allegedly involved in illegal drugs....

 2018-10-16 11:50 

Manila Bulletin

ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Oct. 16, 2018)...

At least 20 houses were razed by a fire that hit a residential area near Litex Market in Quezon City before dawn Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 11:36 

Manila Bulletin

Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno files COC for senator...

De La Salle University College of Law founding dean and human rights lawyer Jose Manuel "Chel" Diokno filed his certificate of candidacy for senator on Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 11:26 

Manila Bulletin

Lawyer, UST professor files COC for senator in 2019...

A lawyer and professor in the University of Santo Tomas (UST) filed his certificate of candidacy in Comelec as he runs for senator in the 2019 elections....

 2018-10-16 11:20 

Manila Bulletin

Taada files COC for 2019 senatorial race at Comelec...

A former deputy speaker and three-time Quezon representative Lorenzo "Erin" Taada III filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for the 2019 senatorial race at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 11:18 

Manila Bulletin

David running again this time for Senate in May 2019 midterm polls...

He aspired for the presidency in 2016 and for senator in 2013....

 2018-10-16 11:01 

Manila Bulletin

Australian shot dead in Ilocos S....

CAMP QUIRINO, Ilocos Sur — An elderly Australian was shot dead the other night at the BLISS area, Barangay Katipunan, Sinait, Ilocos Sur, police said Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 10:55 

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More than 100 individuals filed their COCs for senator in past 4 days of filing...

More than 100 individuals filed their certificates of candidacy for senator in the past four days of the filing....

 2018-10-16 10:51 

Manila Bulletin

SC allows media coverage for De Lima's trial...

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday allowed media coverage of the trial of detained Sen. Leila de Lima on illegal drug charges filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) before the Muntinlupa City regional trial court (RTC)....

 2018-10-16 10:47 

Manila Bulletin

Rain or shine: Supporters linger in front of Comelec...

Neither the scorching sun nor the sudden downpour made supporters of politicians and party-list members to leave....

 2018-10-16 10:35 

Manila Bulletin

Edu Manzano runs for congressman of San Juan...

Actor Edu Manzano will run against the long-time congressman of the lone district of San Juan City in the May, 2019 midterm elections....

 2018-10-16 10:34 

Manila Bulletin

Justice del Castillo to join JBC in selection for next CJ...

After declining his automatic nomination for the top judicial post, Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo will join the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) in the selection of candidates seeking the vacant chief justice seat....

 2018-10-16 10:25 

Manila Bulletin

Panelo warns public against solicitation scheme by impostor...

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo has warned the public against falling for a fraudulent solicitation scheme using his name on social media....

 2018-10-16 10:22 

Manila Bulletin

PDP-Laban bets file COCs in Iloilo...

ILOILO CITY—The candidates of the administration's PDP-Laban in Iloilo province filed their certificates of candidacy (COC) Tuesday for the May 2019 elections....

 2018-10-16 10:22 

Manila Bulletin

Reverting oil prices to 2017 rate needs act of Congress DOF...

The government could not roll back the excise tax on oil products to the 2017 rates without any congressional action, according to Finance Assistant Secretary Tony Lambino....

 2018-10-16 10:22 

Manila Bulletin

Excise tax rollback needs legislation...

The government could not roll back the excise tax on oil products to the 2017 rates without congressional action, according to Finance Assistant Secretary Tony Lambino....

 2018-10-16 10:12 

Manila Bulletin

Engineer set to run for senator collapses at Comelec...

A senatorial aspirant collapsed while he was about to file his certificate of candidacy (CoC) for senator at the Commission on Elections' (Comelec's) main office in Manila Tuesday morning....

 2018-10-16 10:01 

Manila Bulletin

Bong Go not given special treatment by Comelec — Panelo...

No special treatment was given to President Duterte's former assistant Christopher Go when he filed his candidacy for senator at the Commission on Elections with a large entourage, a Palace official said Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 09:59 

Manila Bulletin

Evasco files COC for Bohol governor...

TAGBILARAN CITY - Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. filed here his certificate of candidacy (CoC) for governor on Tuesday....

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