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931 examinees pass the Physical Therapist Licensure exams

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 931 out of 1,379 passed the Physical Therapist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy in the cities of Manila, Baguio and Cebu this August 2018. Seq. No. Name 1 ABAD, OLIVE NATALIE VISTA 2 ABALDE, NIÑO MANUEL CABILAO 3 ABAN, SHANN GABRIEL SORIANO [...] The post 931 examinees pass the Physical Therapist Licensure exams appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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209 examinees pass the Occupational Therapist Licensure exams

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 209 out of 307 passed the Occupational Therapist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy in the cities of Manila, Baguio and Cebu this August 2018. 1 ABARRA, EILEEN KRISTINE SENTE 2 ABELLA, ERNIE RAMON MANALANSAN 3 ABORDO, PRINCESS NOREEN SICAT 4 AGATEP, KIM [...] The post 209 examinees pass the Occupational Therapist Licensure exams appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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China to send negotiator to US for trade talks this month

China will send a top negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, the commerce ministry said Thursday, the first public meeting on the subject in weeks as the trade conflict intensifies. Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen, the deputy representative on international trade negotiations, will meet with a senior US treasury [...] The post China to send negotiator to US for trade talks this month appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Trump blacklists critical ex-CIA chief Brennan

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) revoked the security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan, and warned several other prominent critics they too risk being blacklisted. In a highly unusually directive, Trump claimed that Brennan — a former station chief in Riyadh who rose to lead the formidable spy [...] The post Trump blacklists critical ex-CIA chief Brennan appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Malaysia court to deliver key ruling on NKorea assassination

A Malaysian judge will Thursday deliver a key ruling in the trial of two women accused of the assassination of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, with their families insisting they are innocent and should be set free. The court will decide whether there is sufficient evidence to support a murder charge against Siti Aisyah [...] The post Malaysia court to deliver key ruling on NKorea assassination appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Plan your vacation: Duterte declares holidays for 2019

PLAN your vacation ahead as President Rodrigo Duterte declared 17 holidays in 2019. Duterte signed on Wednesday, August 15, Proclamation 555 declaring 10 regular holidays and seven special non-working days, paving the way for several long weekends. The regular holidays include New Year’s Day, January 1 (Tuesday); Araw ng Kagitingan, April 9 (Tuesday); Maundy Thursday, April 18; Good Friday, April 19; [...] The post Plan your vacation: Duterte declares holidays for 2019 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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American fugitive accused of sexual abuse nabbed in Quezon City, faces deportation to US

AN American national who is on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) “wanted list” for allegedly committing sexual abuse in Western Texas was arrested, and would be deported to the United States, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said on Thursday. The “fugitive” was identified as Stacey Thomas, 49. He was arrested last Friday in his residence [...] The post American fugitive accused of sexual abuse nabbed in Quezon City, faces deportation to US appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Taiwan isn’t source of P6.8-B ‘shabu’ – TECO

TAIWAN strongly protested claims that it was the source of the shipment supposedly containing P6.8 billion worth of “shabu” the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) seized in Cavite. “Taiwan is not the origin country of the recently seized illegal drugs (shabu) and strongly protests the groundless accusations,” the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) said [...] The post Taiwan isn’t source of P6.8-B ‘shabu’ – TECO appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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UPDATE: PH blasts Kazakhstan in Asiad men’s basketball for opening win 

THE Philippine team on Thursday opened its men’s basketball campaign at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia with a bang by routing Kazakhstan, 96-59, behind Stanley Pringle’s scoring prowess. Pringle, the combo guard of GlobalPort (now Northport), tallied 18 points and four rebounds in the game at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta.  JOSEF [...] The post UPDATE: PH blasts Kazakhstan in Asiad men’s basketball for opening win  appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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P23.6-M of shabu seized in Dumaguete City

POLICE seized two kilos of suspected shabu worth P23.6 million in Dumaguete City Thursday morning. Janmark Abadilla alias Biboy was arrested in Barangay Bajumpandan by a virtue of a search warrant at 3 a.m., according to a police report. Authorities also confiscated P113,290 in cash , weighing scale, two unit cellular phones, one pistol with 11 ammunition, and [...] The post P23.6-M of shabu seized in Dumaguete City appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Rice, corn output lower in Q2 – PSA

THE Philippines’ rice and corn production likely dropped in the second quarter of 2018 because fewer fields were planted with the crops, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Wednesday. In its “Rice and Corn Situation and Outlook” report, the state-run statistics agency said rice and corn output probably dipped by 1.44 percent and 3.42 [...] The post Rice, corn output lower in Q2 – PSA appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Today’s Front Page August 16, 2018

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DTI rejects consumer group’s claim

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) denied a consumer group’s claim that the prices of dozens of items classified as basic necessities and prime commodities (BNPCs), including fish, meat and milk, increased in the first eight months of 2018. In a statement on Wednesday, DTI said that based on official data, Laban Konsyumer Inc.’s computation was [...] The post DTI rejects consumer group’s claim appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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The proposed Corporation Code amendments

The Senate finally approved on third reading Senate Bill 1280 (SB 1280) which, once passed into law, introduces major amendments to our existing Corporation Code (Batas Pambansa Blg. 68) passed 38 years ago in 1980. It’s thus worth noting the significant amendments the Bill seeks to introduce. Overall, the amendments seek to improve corporate governance, [...] The post The proposed Corporation Code amendments appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Manila’s 2nd water-related disaster

AT about 8:30 Monday evening, nearly 10 million people in and around Metro Manila — customers of water distributors Maynilad and Prime Water — suddenly found themselves with dry taps, an extremely unpleasant irony following several days of torrential rains and flooding. The sudden loss of water supply was due to “turbidity” (i.e., excessive sediment) [...] The post Manila’s 2nd water-related disaster appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Insurers’ premium income hits P145.7B

THE insurance industry saw premium income grow by 24.2 percent in the first half of the year with all sectors recording expansions, regulators reported on Wednesday. The Insurance Commission said total premium income hit P145.67 billion in the first six months of 2018, up from P117.29 billion during the same period in 2017. “All sectors of the insurance [...] The post Insurers’ premium income hits P145.7B appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Dominguez: Prioritize telecoms reforms

The government should prioritize regulatory improvements over finding a challenger to the PLDT-Globe duopoly, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd said on Wednesday. “The third telco is one way of improving [the industry]. Another way is to have a better regulatory environment and I think that is the priority rather than a third telco,” he claimed [...] The post Dominguez: Prioritize telecoms reforms appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Last-minute buying lifts stock market

THE stock market recovered on Wednesday, snapping a four-day losing streak as investors went on a last-minute buying spree. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rose 0.18 percent or 13.14 points to end at 7,540.92 after trading in negative territory throughout the day. The broader All Shares, meanwhile, added 0.35 percent or 16.13 points to [...] The post Last-minute buying lifts stock market appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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OFW remittances hit 4-month low in June

MONEY sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in June was the lowest in four months, a result the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said was partly due to a government repatriation program. Personal remittances, which sum up the net compensation of OFWs, personal transfers whether in cash or in kind and also capital transfers between [...] The post OFW remittances hit 4-month low in June appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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SC junks Banco Filipino plea for P25-B assistance

The Supreme Court has rejected Banco Filipino’s bid to secure P25 billion in financial assistance from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), ruling that the now-shuttered thrift bank “lacked the capacity to sue.” In a 24-page decision penned by Associate Justice Marvic Leonen, the high court dismissed Banco Filipino’s petition to enforce a 2010 Makati [...] The post SC junks Banco Filipino plea for P25-B assistance appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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