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Duterte’s honeymoon with China begins

Duterte’s honeymoon with China begins

Perry Diaz

Like all relationships and marriages, both parties will try to work, or live, harmoniously and reconcile their differences, if any. This is called the “honeymoon” period and it could last for a long time

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Angler Profile – Marius Velena

Angler Profile – Marius Velena

Eric Labaupa

There are many talented and passionate anglers in the local Fil-Can fishing community. One of them is Marius Velena who is quickly making a name for himself as a hard core multi-species angler. Twenty-eight

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Senators jockey for chamber’s presidency

Senators jockey for chamber’s presidency

Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano of the Nacionalista Party claimed he has 15 senators supporting him for the chamber’s presidency. Sen. Vicente Sotto III, for his part, also claims to have the support

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New DSWD chief moves on to enact change

New DSWD chief moves on to enact change

The new head of the Department of Social Work and Development (DSWD) is a University of the Philippines professor and an activist who was a veteran of several street protests. Secretary Judy Taguiwalo said

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New appointees in Duterte administration

New appointees in Duterte administration

Sal Panelo, spokesperson of president-elect Rodrigo Duterte, enumerated more names during a press conference on Tuesday in Panacan, Davao City as addition to the list of Cabinet members for the incoming administration. Joining the

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China hopes for ‘healthy’ ties with Duterte administration

China hopes for ‘healthy’ ties with Duterte administration

The Chinese government expressed hope that the relations with the Philippines will be “back onto a healthy development track” after ties between the two counties turned uncomfortable due to the territorial disputes over the

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Arum wants Mayweather-Pacquiao negotiation in Manila

Arum wants Mayweather-Pacquiao negotiation in Manila

Bob Arum says a Pacquiao vs. Mayweather 2 is possible if Mayweather would come and negotiate with Manny Pacquiao in Manila. The pronouncement by Pacquiao’s promoter was prompted by Mayweather’s recent overtures of coming

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Jaclyn Jose relishes fishball scene in “Ma’Rosa”

Jaclyn Jose relishes fishball scene in “Ma’Rosa”

Jaclyn Jose believed that the scene in “Ma’Rosa” showing her eating fishball had clinched for her the most coveted Best Actress award in the recent Cannel Film Festival. The veteran actress said she did

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Filipino actors shine in international filmfest

Filipino actors shine in international filmfest

Two Filipino performers recently got global recognition as Best Actor from separate festivals abroad. Jake Cuenca won the Best Actor award at the 2016 World Cinema Festival Brazil for his performance in the indie

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Filipina singer to RGT’s grand finals

Filipina singer to RGT’s grand finals

A Filipina entertainer has advanced to the grand finale of “Romania’s Got Talent” with her performance of Beyoncé’s “Drunk In Love,” during the live semi-finals a few days ago. Resciebelle Santiago is one of

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