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Leni decries link of Bautista woes to 2016 polls

SCREENGRAB from Office of the Vice President of the Philippines’ Facebook Page Vice President Leni Robredo spoke for the first time about attempts to link her victory in the 2016 elections to the allegations of illegal wealth leveled against Commission ...

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Mellower Green playing this Game 5 after 2016 ban

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) reacts against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half in game four of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters OAKLAND — Golden State Warriors starting forward ...

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BSP execs highest paid public officials in 2016: COA report

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) officials topped the 2016 Report on Salaries and Allowances of the Commission on Audit (COA).  Outgoing BSP Governor Amando Tetangco claimed the top spot with P15,912,063.61 total of salaries and allowances for 2016.  He was ...

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Study: PH visitors from ASEAN countries declined in 2016

It’s been over a year since the creation of the ASEAN economic community. But for the tourism industry, the benefits have yet to be felt. – ANC, Business Nightly, April 7, 2017 Let’s block ads! (Why?) Business

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Dylan the Enigmatic accepts 2016 Nobel prize at last

Bob Dylan, seen here in a file picture, was in Stockholm this weekend where he finally accepted his Nobel literature prize in a meeting with the Swedish Academy. Christopher Polk, AFP STOCKHOLM – After months of uncertainty and controversy, Bob ...

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China's solar power capacity more than doubles in 2016

Workers walk past solar panels in Jimo, Shandong Province, China, April 21, 2016. China Daily/via Reuters China’s installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity more than doubled last year, turning the country into the world’s biggest producer of solar energy by capacity, the ...

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‘Confurdently’ beautiful: Make way for Miss Unifurs 2016

Camille Madrinal dela Cruz’s Miss Japan, Caleesi, is Miss Unifurs 2016 Miss South Africa, Princess Zi-Chi, first runner-up Shirley Moquete was busy backstage, along with two assistants, dolling up her cat Vanilla for the evening gown category. Vanilla, a rescued ...

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Gastos sa Miss Universe 2016, umabot ng halos P700 million

‘Best Miss Universe ever!’ Iyan ang komento ni Miss Universe President Paula Shugart sa matagumpay na pagdaos ng Miss Universe sa Pilipinas. Lumobo naman sa 14 million dollars o halos P700 million ang gastos sa pageant. Nagpa-Patrol, Mario Dumaual. TV ...

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'Heneral Luna,' Star Cinema lead 2016 Luna Awards nominations

MANILA – John Lloyd Cruz, John Arcilla, and JM de Guzman were among the nominees for the 34th Film Academy of the Philippines’ Luna Awards, which were announced Monday. The historical biopic “Heneral Luna” topped all film nominations with 11, ...

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PH shooters dominate Australasia 2016 tourney

Champion shooter Jethro Dionisio led the 101-member Philippine Shooting team that won 56 gold medals at the Australasia 2016 shooting competition in Surabaya, Indonesia. Photo: Raoul Esperas MANILA – Philippine shooters dominated the recently-concluded Australasia 2016 in Surabaya, Indonesia. The ...

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