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 2018-09-22 16:50 

Manila Bulletin

God did not banish typhoons, calamities...

WORD ALIVE By FR. BEL R. SAN LUIS, SVD In an international convention in the USA, a man introduced himself to a Filipino, saying, "I'm Joe Smith from the state of Texas." The Filipino replied: "I'm Freddie Ubaldo from the State of Cala...

 2018-09-22 16:17 

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Police colonel arrested for extorting iPhoneX from drug suspect's kin...

How far would you go to own an iPhone X?This police colonel from Bulacan may have sacrificed his career and reputation for one....

 2018-09-22 16:15 

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God did not freeze time...

GENTLE BREEZE By NELLY FAVIS VILLAFUERTE Nobody wants to be old. Everybody wants to live a long time. Too bad our Lord God did not freeze time so we would be young forever. Instead we grow old and develop wrinkles on our faces. In the Book of Genesis, the...

 2018-09-22 16:09 

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Retirement made easy...

The low financial literacy rate in the country has been largely blamed for Filipinos' inability to plan for their retirement....

 2018-09-22 16:05 

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San Fabian, Pangasinan, the old US bases, and Filipino military camps...

PEACE-MAKER By JOSE C. DE VENECIA, JR. FORMER SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE We were in our home province of Pangasinan in the town of San Fabian last week, in our old 4th congressional district along the South China Sea, where in the next months San Miguel Corpora...

 2018-09-22 16:05 

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Who is the greatest?...

THROUGH UNTRUE By FR. ROLANDO V. DELA ROSA, O.P. This question brings to mind my favorite boxer of all time: Cassius Marcellus Clay (a.k.a. Muhammad Ali). In 1964 after his surprise win against the reigning heavyweight champion, Sonny Liston, he declared:...

 2018-09-22 16:05 

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My father's lasting legacy...

BETTER DAYS By SENATOR SONNY ANGARA September 24, this Monday, is the birth anniversary of my father, former Senate President Ed Angara. He would have turned 84. My father wore many hats. He was a state university president, an educator, a cabinet member,...

 2018-09-22 16:05 

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Record remittances from our overseas workers...

The latest report from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on remittances to the Philippines from Filipinos abroad stresses the big role played by our Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) in the national economy. In the first seven months of this year (Janua...

 2018-09-22 16:05 

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The greatest in the kingdom...

MARK 9:30-37 Jesus and his disciples began a journey through Galilee, but he did not wish anyone to know about it. He was teaching his disciples and telling them, "The Son of Man is to be handed over to men and they will kill him, and three days after...

 2018-09-22 16:05 

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Advice to would-be politicians...

THE VIEW FROM RIZAL By DR. JUN YNARES "Is politics bad?" A lot of young people have thrown their hats into the political arena recently. Many more including those of the millennial generation appear set to join the political fray in the next year&...

 2018-09-22 15:51 

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Kris Aquino: 'I won't run for Senate in 2019'...

Kris Aquino announced on Saturday that she has no plan to run for Senate in the upcoming 2019 elections....

 2018-09-22 15:12 

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Maldives police raid opposition candidate's office...

Police in the Maldives said they raided the main campaign office of the opposition presidential candidate on Saturday, the eve of an election viewed as a referendum on whether democracy will survive in the country....

 2018-09-22 14:51 

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Gunmen kill 25, including 12 Revolutionary Guards, in attack on Iran military parade...

Gunmen fired on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing 25 people, almost half of them members of the Revolutionary Guards, state news agencies reported, in one of the worst attacks ever on the elite force....

 2018-09-22 14:08 

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Largest wedding cake served in Baguio mass wedding...

BAGUIO CITY The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio (HRAB) gave the 43 couple in a mass wedding a memorable treat during the unveiling of the largest wedding cake on Saturday in this city....

 2018-09-22 13:40 

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Maldivian authorities assure free vote amid fears of rigging...

Opposition supporters in the Maldives demanded Saturday that officials ensure a free and fair presidential election, as the country prepared to vote in what is seen as a referendum on whether democracy will stay....

 2018-09-22 13:31 

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Unclear whether Kavanaugh accuser will testify in Senate...

The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her ap...

 2018-09-22 13:12 

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Supreme Court nominee accuser gets more time to decide on hearing...

The woman whose sexual assault allegation threatens to bring down Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee was given until Saturday afternoon to decide on testifying in the Senate -- hours after the US president claimed her accusation could not be true....

 2018-09-22 13:01 

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Pope begins Baltics pilgrimage with plea for tolerance...

Pope Francis urged Lithuanians to use their decades of suffering under Soviet and Nazi occupations to become models of tolerance in an intolerant world as he began a three-nation tour of the Baltics on Saturday amid renewed alarm over their giant neighbor...

 2018-09-22 12:45 

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'Spolarium' boceto sold at P63M...

A boceto or sketch of Juan Luna's "Spoliarium" fetched P63 million at an auction in Makati City....

 2018-09-22 12:02 

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Survivor found as death toll 167 in Tanzania ferry disaster...

A survivor has been found inside a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster on Lake Victoria, an official said Saturday, while coffins arrived for at least 167 victims and counting....

 2018-09-22 12:02 

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Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry; toll hits 209...

A survivor has been found inside a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster on Lake Victoria, an official said Saturday, while coffins arrived for at least 167 victims and counting....

 2018-09-22 11:52 

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COA demands liquidation of P1.378B in funds transferred to gov't, NGOs...

The Commission on Audit has demanded the immediate liquidation of some P1.378 billion in funds transferred by the Environmental Management Board to various government and nongovernment agencies for the implementation of various air pollution control, soli...

 2018-09-22 11:48 

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DOST-PHIVOLCS monitors Kanlaon Volcano...

CEBU CITY The Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) and the Office of Civil Defense in Central Visayas (OCD-7) are closely monitoring Kanlaon Volcano as it recorded four volcanic earthquakes during the past 24 hours....

 2018-09-22 11:25 

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QC Councilor Paulate's arraignment pushed...

The Office of the Special Prosecutor is insisting that the Sandiganbayan Seventh Division should proceed with the arraignment of Quezon City Councilor and actor Roderick Paulate for graft and falsification....

 2018-09-22 11:22 

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ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (September 22, 2018)...

Two holdup suspects were killed in a shootout with police officers who tried to arrest them shortly after allegedly robbing a gas station in Novaliches, Quezon City Friday night....

 2018-09-22 11:17 

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Vatican and China sign accord on appointment of bishops...

VILNIUS (Reuters) - The Vatican said on Saturday it had signed a historic joint agreement with China on the appointment of Roman Catholic bishops, though critics say the accord is a sell-out to the communist government....

 2018-09-22 11:12 

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New port facility eyed in Boracay...

ILOILO CITY—There will be an additional port facility at world-famous Boracay Island in Malay town, Aklan province....

 2018-09-22 11:12 

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Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll reaches 183...

UKARA, Tanzania (Reuters) - Divers rescued a man on Saturday as they searched for survivors from the wreck of an overcrowded Tanzanian ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria on Thursday, killing at least 183 people....

 2018-09-22 11:10 

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Pope arrives in Lithuania to start solidarity tour of Baltic states...

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Pope Francis arrived in Lithuania on Saturday to begin a four-day visit to the Baltic states, carrying a message of solidarity as they look warily toward a newly aggressive Russia nearly 30 years after they broke away from the then-Sov...

 2018-09-22 11:10 

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Gunmen kill 24, including 12 Revolutionary Guards, in attack on Iran military parade: ISNA...

DUBAI (Reuters) - Gunmen fired on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing 24 people, half of them members of the Revolutionary Guards, state news agencies reported, in one of the worst attacks ever on the elite force....

 2018-09-22 11:09 

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Bongbong's interview with Enrile 'riddled with political motives' — Pimentel...

Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III thinks that the release of ex-Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.'s interview with former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile about martial law is riddled with political motives....

 2018-09-22 11:06 

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Britain tells EU to engage seriously on Brexit, EU demurs...

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Saturday it would not capitulate in Brexit talks and again urged its EU partners to engage with its proposals, as ministers in Paris and Berlin suggested the next move in the negotiations should come from London....

 2018-09-22 11:03 

Manila Bulletin

Bam, Kris in Pulse Senate list...

A Pulse Asia survey for the most likely winners in the upcoming 2019 senatorial elections showed two Aquinos in the race for the first time in Philippine politics but both are far from the winning circle....

 2018-09-22 11:02 

Manila Bulletin

White House optimistic on China trade; no date for more talks...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is optimistic about finding a way forward in its trade dispute with China, but it does not have a date scheduled for further talks as it assesses Beijing's response to the latest round of tariffs, a senior Whit...

 2018-09-22 10:47 

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India's Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal...

NEW DELHI/PARIS (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation over allegations of corruption in a military jet deal with France after former French president Francois Hollande was quoted as saying New Delhi had influenced...

 2018-09-22 10:45 

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Japan PM Abe to visit Darwin in first since World War II: media...

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Darwin in November in a first for a Japanese leader since the Japanese imperial army bombed the Australian city during World War II, Australian media reported on Saturday....

 2018-09-22 10:43 

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Pimentel supports total mining ban...

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III is supporting President Duterte's plan to implement a total mining ban in the country following the deadly landslides recently....

 2018-09-22 10:29 

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France sees Brexit deal as possible, but must prepare for 'no deal'...

PARIS (Reuters) - France still believes that a good deal on Brexit is possible but the country must prepare for the possibility of Britain and the European Union failing to reach an agreement on its divorce from the bloc, a minister said on Saturday....

 2018-09-22 09:46 

Manila Bulletin

FDA warns public vs unregistered herbal products claiming to cure cancer...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public against the use of unregistered medicinal herbal products that claim to heal diseases such as cancer....

 2018-09-22 09:32 

Manila Bulletin

New storm threatens Northern Luzon...

Tropical cyclone "Trami" (international name) has further intensified into a storm while on its way toward the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Saturday....

 2018-09-22 09:26 

Manila Bulletin

No NFA rice shortage in Baguio, Benguet DTI...

BAGUIO CITY The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) assured the ample supply of imported National Food Authority (NFA) rice in Baguio and Benguet and that the prices of basic commodities are within the range of the suggested retail price (SRP)....

 2018-09-22 09:26 

Manila Bulletin

Cavite absorbs minimal 'Ompong' damage...

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite The province of Cavite sustained minimal damage to property, infrastructure and agriculture caused by Typhoon Ompong, Governor Jesus Crispin C. Remulla announced Saturday....

 2018-09-22 09:21 

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Pangasinan town mayor's dad slain...

ALCALA, Pangasinan The father of Mayor Jojo Callejo was shot dead before dawn Saturday in Barangya Gualsic here....

 2018-09-22 09:19 

Manila Bulletin

Quit rebellion, DILG tells communists...

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has urged communists to quit rebellion and enjoy the benefits of the government's "Task Force Balik-Loob" in time with the celebration of National Peace Consciousness Month....

 2018-09-22 09:02 

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Authorities hope for Thailand-like rescue for Itogon landslide victims...

The success story of how an entire football team was rescued from a cave in Thailand is serving as a motivation for rescuers to find survivors from a mining site in Itogon, Benguet....

 2018-09-22 09:00 

Manila Bulletin

Bridge repair to worsen Makati-Mandaluyong traffic...

Vehicular traffic is expected to further worsen in Mandaluyong City and Makati City as the due repair / rehabilitation of the Estrella- Pantaleon Bridge will get underway tomorrow, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said....

 2018-09-22 08:52 

Manila Bulletin

Jinggoy bares Senate comeback bid...

Former Senator Jose 'Jinggoy' Estrada is making a Senate comeback bid....

 2018-09-22 08:49 

Manila Bulletin

Sara Duterte could compete for top spot in 2019 senatorial race — Pimentel...

Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III believes that Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio could compete with Sen. Grace Poe for the top spot of the possible winners in the senatorial race next year....

 2018-09-22 08:48 

Manila Bulletin

Angara grateful for placing 6th in latest senatorial poll survey...

Sen. Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara said the results of latest Pulse Asia survey about the May 2019 senatorial elections would inspire him to do better in his job as a lawmaker....

 2018-09-22 08:42 

Manila Bulletin

32 drug suspects arrested in Mati City...

MATI CITY Thirty-two notorious drug pushers, including two high-value targets (HVTs), are facing charges before the prosecution office in Mati City in Davao Oriental, following their arrest in a drug raid on Friday....

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