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PH-China relations to get stronger

THE planned visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Philippines is a manifestation that the two countries are ready to work together despite competing claims to some parts of the South China Sea, according to a top think tank in China. Deputy Director-General of the Department of External Affairs for China Center for International […].....»»

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Bellinger lifts Dodgers over Brewers 2-1, NLCS tied

LOS ANGELES — By the time Manny Machado rounded third base, the Los Angeles Dodgers had already started streaming out of the dugout. After more than five hours of tension-filled baseball, they were certainly eager to celebrate. Cody Bellinger singled home the winning run with two outs in the 13th inning Tuesday night to give […].....»»

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Tapes show Saudi journalist ‘decapitated’

ANKARA, Turkey — Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured before being decapitated inside Riyadh’s consulate in Istanbul, pro-government daily Yeni Safak reported Wednesday, saying it had heard audio recordings. Khashoggi’s alleged killers tortured the journalist during interrogation by cutting his fingers off, Yeni Safak said, claiming it had heard multiple recordings of the incident. The […].....»»

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Manila mayoral race: Old guard vs. young turk

By Sandy Locus and Pat S. Santos The mayoral race in Manila has turned into a battle between an old guard and a young turk. Former city vice mayor Isko Moreno said Tuesday that elders should give way and that what the city needs is a young leader. “Sir, napagbigyan na po namin kayo ha, […].....»»

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LTFRB to drivers: Don’t charge P2 fare hike yet

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said Wednesday that it’s decision to approve a P2 jeepney fare increase effective November was leaked to the media. The agency warned jeepney drivers to wait for the release of its official fare increase before charging passengers. “We regret that a document on the fare hike was […].....»»

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After Erdogan-Pompeo meet, no word on Khashoggi fate

ANKARA, Turkey — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met Turkey’s president and foreign minister over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. No details were immediately released about the talks Wednesday between Pompeo and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. The three posed for photos before their […].....»»

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DoTr suspends 8 emission test centers

The Department of Transportation (DOTr), through its Investigation Security and Law Enforcement Staff (ISLES), filed a preliminary suspension order against the following Private Emission Testing Centers (PETC) for falsification of emission test results: 1. Carolina Emission Testing Center – Brgy. Maturanoc, Guimba, Nueva Ecija, 3115 (Effective 10 October 2018) 2. Cotabs Emission Testing Center – […].....»»

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Kremlin suspects terror attack in Crimea blast

MOSCOW — An explosion at a college in Crimea that killed at least 10 people could have been a terror attack, according to the Kremlin. Authorities say more than 50 people were also injured as a result of the explosion at a vocational college in the Black Sea city of Kerch. Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for […].....»»

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Few women filed CoC–Comelec

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has released data showing a low turnout of women during the filing of certificate of candidacy (CoC) for the 2019 Midterm National and Local Elections that closed on Wednesday. In the Senatorial race alone, women candidates only covered 13.82 percent or 21 of the total 152 who filed CoC at […].....»»

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Halep leads WTA ladder

MOSCOW — Romania’s Simona Halep said she was enjoying her position on top of the world standings after she secured the year-end WTA number one spot for the second consecutive year. “I feel great. I feel very happy that I am on top two years in a row,” Halep told a news conference at Moscow’s […].....»»

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Koreas to discuss Olympic hosting

SEOUL — North and South Korea will discuss the details for their planned joint bid for the 2032 Olympics later this month to follow up on an ambitious agreement reached between their leaders in September. The radical concept, which would require an unprecedented level of cooperation and mutual trust on the long-divided Korean peninsula, was […].....»»

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From ho-hum to hmmm, interesting

“If Marcos joins the Senate race, the protest is dead. It wasn’t expected to be an exciting race at all when talk of the 2019 elections and pre-election surveys started. And justifiably so, since the names that popped up were the usual reelectionist senators and former senators making another bid for seats in the Senate […].....»»

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HE said — SHE said

Seriously funny Coming off a bad script, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is offering a new one. But it’s not a better version of the old one and it’s not exactly new, either. The supposed Red October plot flopped. Or it allegedly did. That’s what the AFP now wants to project even though […].....»»

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No chink in Warriors’ armor

NEW YORK — National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner Adam Silver will be at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night, handing the Golden State Warriors what will be their third set of championship rings from the last four seasons. A banner will be displayed. Highlights will be shown. And then the Warriors will have to start all […].....»»

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Yellow gang should hang

“Letting off Noynoy with a P1,000 fine for plundering P200 billion is the worst insult to humanity’s sense of fairness. The Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) controversy is expected to get a better shake under Ombudsman Samuel Martires rather than the slap on the wrist ruling his predecessor Conchita Carpio-Morales imposed on former yellow officials. Morales […].....»»

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The politics of two justices

The search is on for the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Many have expressed interest in the office, but only one will be appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte from a list of nominees to be submitted to the President by the Judicial and Bar Council, the agency created by the Constitution to recommend […].....»»

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BUSINESS — Wednesday, 17 October 2018

BUSINESS — Wednesday, 17 October 2018.....»»

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BUSINESS — Wednesday, 17 October 2018

BUSINESS — Wednesday, 17 October 2018.....»»

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BOC donates seized goods to Ompong victims

THE Bureau of Customs (BOC), through its chief Isidro Lapena, had donated seized goods to victims of super storm Ompong according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Social Welfare secretary Virginia Orogo and DSWD undersecretary for Disaster Response Management Hope Hervilla said that their department received two containers of 130 bales of […].....»»

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Palace: No favors were given to Go

PRESIDENTIAL spokesman Salvador Panelo on Tuesday reiterated that there was no “special favor” given to outgoing Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go during the filing of his certificate of candidacy (COC) on Monday. The Palace spokesman downplayed the criticisms against Go, saying that the matter should not be blown out of proportion […].....»»

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