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Only in the Philippines, Really

Only in the Philippines, Really

Max Sangil

It’s commonly said, ‘only in the Philippines’. Our country is so well known for changing the rules mid-stream. The forthcoming barangay elections was supposed to be held last year but was postponed to October

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Philippines’ Finest Alternative Novelty Bands

Philippines’ Finest Alternative Novelty Bands

aLfie vera meLLa

The Alternative Rock scene of the Philippines is populated by countless of bands and artists many of whom have made their unique marks in the country’s music history. The scene may be traced back

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Trump’s North Korea dilemma

Trump’s North Korea dilemma

Perry Diaz

In the wake of the Tomahawk cruise missile strikes on a Syrian airbase and after dropping a 2,100-pound “Mother of all Bombs” – MOAB – in Afghanistan, North Korea had threatened to test another

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Prayer Changes Things

Prayer Changes Things

Tony and Letty Antonio

What, How much, and in What Manner? You will understand prayer much better, if you will consider three questions that arise from the well known saying “Prayer Changes Things. 1.What Things Does Prayer Change?

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UP honorary doctorate degree to Duterte draws flak

UP honorary doctorate degree to Duterte draws flak

The University of the Philippines Board of Regents (BOR), the university’s highest policy making body, has offered a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, degree to President Rodrigo Duterte as part of tradition. The state

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Palace says Trump may attend ASEAN November meeting

Palace says Trump may attend ASEAN November meeting

US President Donald Trump has personally indicated over the phone that he is coming to the Philippines later this year. This was revealed by Malacañang protocols chief Ambassador Marciano Paynor saying the American leader

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Liza Soberano has tweet exchange with Christian Navarro

Liza Soberano has tweet exchange with Christian Navarro

Actress Liza Soberano was very excited when American actor Christian Navarro tweeted her recently. Navarro who plays Tony in the hit Netflix mystery thriller “13 Reasons Why,.” replied to Soberano’s tweet about bullying after

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Kris Aquino off to US to sign Hollywood movie contract

Kris Aquino off to US to sign Hollywood movie contract

TV host Kris Aquino flew to Los Angeles on Sunday night, April 16 to sign a movie contract for a Hollywood film. On her Instagram account, Kris said she was contacted by Tony &

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Julie Anne San Jose wins big in int’l song contest

Julie Anne San Jose wins big in int’l song contest

Julie Anne San Jose recently won a Silver Global Sound award at the 2017 International Song Contest: The Global Sound. The Kapuso singer-actress took second place for her composition “Tidal Wave,” besting international artists

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‘Miss Saigon’ UK tour features two Filipinos

‘Miss Saigon’ UK tour features two Filipinos

Two Filipinos will be part of the cast of the UK tour of “Miss Saigon” set for July. This was announced by show producer Cameron Mackintosh who said that Red Concepcion and Gerald Santos

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