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The Acropolis of Athens

The Acropolis of Athens

Gem and Lita

“Acropolis” means “high city” in Greek. It comes from the Greek words “akron” (highest point) and “polis” (city). In fact, any structure or citadel built on a high hill anywhere on earth is called

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The ICC case against Duterte

The ICC case against Duterte

Perry Diaz

On November 17, 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte, before heading to Lima, Peru, told the media he just might order the Philippines’ withdrawal from the International Court of Justice (ICC). He got the idea following

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Navigating the storms of life

Navigating the storms of life

Tony and Letty Antonio

At Times When Things Are Going Well, life is smooth sailing. At other times we are faced with stormy seas and feel hopelessly adrift. The storm-tossed occasions make us wonder where our lives are

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Join the Filipino Anglers Association of Manitoba!

Join the Filipino Anglers Association of Manitoba!

Eric Labaupa

An idea that has been floating around for awhile now has finally come to fruition with the successful convening of the fledgling Filipino Anglers Association of Manitoba (FAAM). May 3rd, 2017 marks the start

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USC grad is 2016 Bar Exams topnotcher

USC grad is 2016 Bar Exams topnotcher

The results of the 2016 bar exams released by the Supreme Court (SC) en banc on Wednesday, May 3, showed four of the top 10 passers – all from schools outside Metro Manila –

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Reyes bares Gilas lineup for 2017 SEABA Championship

Reyes bares Gilas lineup for 2017 SEABA Championship

The national basketball squad known as Gilas Pilipinas will be composed of Calvin Abueva, Japeth Aguilar, Raymond Almazan, Andray Blatche, June Mar Fajardo, Jio Jalalon, Allein Maliksi, Roger Pogoy, Terrence Romeo, Troy Rosario, Jayson

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President Duterte leads Labor Day rites in Davao

President Duterte leads Labor Day rites in Davao

President Rodrigo R. Duterte is leading the nation’s observance today of Labor Day in Davao City. “We are honored that the President will grace our main Labor Day celebration,” Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III

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Pacquiao to defend WBO title against Horn

Pacquiao to defend WBO title against Horn

Manny Pacquiao will be defending his WBO welterweight champion title against Jeff Horn on July 2. The venue will be the Suncorp Stadium which has a seating capacity of over 50,000 and is located

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NRCP research uncovers marine sediment-derived microbes for killing “superbugs”

NRCP research uncovers marine sediment-derived microbes for killing “superbugs”

A research funded by the National Research Council of the Philippines has recently discovered special types of microorganism from sediments collected from the ocean floor which have demonstrated an ability to kill aggressive disease-causing

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Gina Lopez rejected by CA

Gina Lopez rejected by CA

The powerful Commission on Appointments (CA) rejected on Wednesday the appointment of Environment Secretary Gina Lopez. Senator Manny Pacquiao, chairman of the Commission on Appointments’ (CA) committee on environment and natural resources read the

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