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Business and pleasure in Japan

Japan is one of my favorite travel destinations, so it’s no wonder that for this quarter alone, I have visited Fukuoka, Tokyo and Niseko already. My first Japan trip of the year was to Fukuoka, the birthplace of ramen. My ...

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Court records reveal a Mueller report right in plain view

Independent prosecutor Robert Mueller has spoken loudly, if indirectly, in court — indictment by indictment, guilty plea by guilty plea–of collusion between Russia and the Trump election campaign. AP PHOTO WASHINGTON — Donald Trump was in full deflection mode. The ...

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After fleeing bomb threats, ‘lumad’ youth resume studies at UP

DISTANCE LEARNING “Lumad” students do their schoolwork at the “‘bakwit’ school” in UP Diliman after military conflict drove them away from Mindanao.—Mariejo Ramos In a makeshift classroom at the University of the Philippines College of Home Economics in Diliman, Quezon ...

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Palace on De Lima’s remarks: ‘We will ignore her rantings’

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Saturday said they will ignore Sen. Leila De Lima’s rants against the government’s infrastructure program. “A detained senator from the opposition has described the Build, Build, Build program, ‘grossly inefficient,’ among other nonsensical descriptives and ...

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4 detainees killed in drug raid at Davao City Jail

DAVAO CITY — Four inmates were killed, while a jail official tested positive for drug use, following a raid at the Davao City Jail early Saturday, police said. Three police officers were also wounded after an anti-drug sweep inside the ...

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Miaa cancels Guam flights due to bad weather

INQUIRER.net stock photo MANILA, Philippines — International flights to and from Guam were canceled on Saturday due to bad weather, the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) said. In an advisory, Miaa said that the following flights were called off due ...

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2 cops killed in clash with NPA rebels in Occidental Mindoro

LUCENA CITY – Two police officers were killed in the first of two running gunbattles with suspected communist New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in San Jose town in Occidental Mindoro Saturday, the military said. Capt. Patrick Jay Retumban, public affairs ...

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Luzon, Visayas to experience fair weather

FILE PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila as well as other parts of Luzon and Visayas will be experiencing partly cloudy skies on Saturday due to the prevailing effects of northeast monsoon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration ...

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NU posts first win, beats UE in 3 sets behind Ivy Lacsina’s 18

NU Lady Bulldogs celebrate a point against the UE Lady Warriors. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net Facing early adversity, National University rose to the occasion after beating University of the East, 25-19, 25-23, 25-19, for its first win in the UAAP ...

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Ramos launches new book on Edsa People Power Revolt 

MANILA, Philippines–Ahead of the commemoration of the 33rd year of the Edsa People Power Revolt on Monday, former President Fidel V. Ramos launched on Friday “Silver Linings: The Continuing Saga of the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution”  at the Kalayaan ...

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