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LPA may enter PAR early Saturday, January 19

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – The low pressure area (LPA) being monitored by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) may enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on early Saturday morning, ........»»

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Almost half of Filipinos think Duterte can fulfill promises – SWS

MANILA, Philippines – Almost half of Filipinos think President Rodrigo Duterte will fulfill most of his promises, according to a Social Weather Stations survey conducted last December 2018. The survey found that 48% of Filipinos believe this of Duterte, a slight increase, by two percentage points from the 46% who thought ........»»

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Para athletes special needs top of mind in New Clark City

  TARLAC, Philippines – The special needs of para athletes have been top of mind as the New Clark City, where the 10th ASEAN Para Games will be held in 2020, nears its completion. Specific adjustments will be made in the planned community in Capas, ........»»

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LOOK: New e-jeep in Makati, Mandaluyong

MANILA, Philippines – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Friday, January 18 launched a new electric jeep (e-jeep) route from Makati to Mandaluyong. Dubbed as "eSakay," the new e-jeeps were done in partnership with Meralco and the city governments of Makati and Mandaluyong under the public utility vehicle modernization program ........»»

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Columbian stuns loaded San Miguel in PH Cup debut

    MANILA, Philippines – The rebuilding Columbian Dyip delivered a huge 124-118 upset over the super-loaded San Miguel Beermen in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup at the Cuneta Astrodome on Friday, January 18. After the Beermen led by 5, 109-104, off an Alex Cabagnot three with 4:33 left in regulation, the Dyip ........»»

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J.R.R. Tolkien biopic to premiere May 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Ever wonder what kind of life the amazing brain behind the world-famous Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit novel series led?  Wonder no more, because a biographical drama on the legendary English author and poet will be officially gracing ........»»

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Duterte in Cotabato City: Vote yes for Bangsamoro Organic Law

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte made a last pitch for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) from Cotabato City, the "crown jewel" of the Bangsamoro region deemed critical to the plebiscite. "Let us forget the bitterness of the past and look forward to the future. ........»»

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‘Help me’ – alleged mastermind of Batocabe murder to Duterte | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler Alleged mastermind of Batocabe murder surfaces, asks Duterte for help Thousands of cops, soldiers given send-off for Bangsamoro plebiscite duty UK's Prince Philip 'shocked and shaken' after car crash Twitter patches Android bug that made private tweets public Probe into Tony Labrusca 'procedural' – immigration {module 3998}.....»»

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10 years after Obama, race still agitating U.S. politics

WASHINGTON, USA – Barack Obama's trailblazing presidency, a first for an African-American, began 10 years ago Sunday, January 13, a historic moment that some believed ushered in a post-racial America. But given the racial politics amplified in the era of successor Donald Trump, the hope and change of 2009 has led ........»»

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After Bangsamoro plebiscite, Duterte wants new agreement with Misuari

MANILA, Philippines - After the Bangsamoro Organic Law is approved by the people in a plebiscite, President Rodrigo Duterte wants to work on a new "agreement," this time with Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) leader Nur Misuari. Referring to the aged rebel as his "beloved friend," Duterte said he and Misuari agreed ........»»

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Sharapova says revenge not behind Wozniacki Open upset

    MELBOURNE, Australia – Maria Sharapova denied revenge was a motivating factor behind her shock win over defending Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki on Friday, January 18. The five-time Grand Slam winner dumped the Dane from the tournament in a three-set thriller 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to claim her biggest scalp since completing ........»»

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Double-whammy as Romeo suffers injury in losing San Miguel debut

    MANILA, Philippines – It was not a night to remember for newly acquired San Miguel Beermen guard Terrence Romeo. Eager to prove his multitude of doubters wrong in his debut with the reigning Philippine Cup champions, the three-time PBA scoring champion instead went down with a left foot injury and saw ........»»

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Tales of hope from war survivors on eve of Bangsamoro plebiscite

COTABATO CITY, Philippines –  There is a sense of euphoria and a lot of early celebration in this city leading to the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite on Monday, January 21 as the Moro people see an overwhelming approval of the BOL. At the Governor Gutierez Avenue leading to the ........»»

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Rain or Shine bests debuting Erram, NLEX

    MANILA, Philippines – Rain or Shine rained on Poy Erram's welcome parade at NLEX with a 96-87 win in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup at the Cuneta Astrodome on Friday, January 18.  James Yap led the way for the Elasto Painters with a vintage 20-point burst plus 3 assists. Debuting rookie Javee ........»»

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Alab Pilipinas recovers from heartbreak, downs Macau

      MANILA, Philippines – The San Miguel Alab Pilipinas avenged a recent heartbreaking loss by outhustling the Macau Black Bears,106-99, in the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) at the FilOil Flying V Centre on Friday, January 18.  Alab import Renaldo Balkman, the league's reigning Defensive Player of the Year, erupted for 37 points on ........»»

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WATCH: Sinulog 2019 Mass in Cebu

MANILA, Philippines – Every year, on the 3rd weekend of January, Cebuanos gather to celebrate the Feast of the Child Jesus or the Santo Niño, in the fiesta known as Sinulog. Across the Philippines, several provinces hold their own Santo Niño celebrations on the same weekend as well. In Iloilo, they ........»»

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Women s March in the U.S. wants to maintain momentum despite rifts

NEW YORK – As organizers of the Women's March gear up for their third major day of protest on Saturday, January 19, across the United States, there is one big question – how many people will answer the call for a #WomensWave? Two New Yorkers, who attended a sign-making workshop ahead ........»»

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Perez not thinking about Bolick rivalry in stellar PBA debut

    MANILA, Philippines – It seems that the jump from the collegiate ranks to the PBA is turning out to be a breeze for the Columbian Dyip’s top overall pick CJ Perez. After a measly two-point 1st half in his debut against the almighty Philippine Cup champion San Miguel Beer, the Lyceum alumnus ........»»

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Sandiganbayan chief scolds Andaya over comment on Malampaya scam case

MANILA, Philippines – House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr got on the nerve of another justice as anti-graft court Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Amparo Cabotaje-Tang scolded the lawmaker over a statement he made to the media. “You mentioned your arraignment being nice timing today, what did you ........»»

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UK s Prince Philip shocked and shaken after car crash

LONDON, United Kingdom (UPDATED) – Queen Elizabeth II's 97-year-old husband Prince Philip  was "very shocked ........»»

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