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NU Pep Squad took long break after 2017 loss to heal, move on

MANILA – A year ago, members of the National University Pep Squad were a picture of pain and agony as they were denied for a rare five-peat and even a podium finish. But staying true to returning with vengeance, the ...

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Legarda hits DSWD over Dec. 2017 Pantawid budget shortfall

MANILA – Senate finance committee chair Sen. Loren Legarda on Monday asked officials of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to explain why 2 million Filipino families were unable to receive their monthly Pantawid Pamilya program allowance in ...

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DOJ finds probable cause to indict Mark Taguba, others for 2017 P6.4-B 'shabu' haul

MANILA – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has found probable cause to indict the consignee and alleged customs fixer, along with several other personalities, in the controversial P6.4-billion ‘shabu’ haul from China that slipped past the Bureau of Customs (BOC) ...

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Despite ‘Build, Build, Build’ push, DPWH spent only a third of 2017 budget

Workers are seen on scaffolding at a construction site for an expressway in Manila on March 8, 2017.  AFP PHOTO The Duterte administration’s infrastructure push continues to be hampered by bureaucratic bottlenecks, as shown by the Department of Public Works ...

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The ANC Brief: July 3, 2017

Here are the stories ANC will be covering today: Tanauan, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili was shot while leading a flag-raising ceremony on Monday. ABS-CBN News. In broad daylightPolice are still investigating the killing of Tanauan, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili in ...

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PSEi closes at lowest level since January 2017

Philippine shares sink further into bear market territory as the Philippine Stock Exchange index closes at its lowest level since January 2017. Analysts don't expect the PSE's recently approved short-selling measures to lift sentiment. – Business Nightly, ANC, June 25, ...

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Eye on the prize: 2017 Bar exam topnotcher studied 9 hours a day

2017 Bar exams topnotcher Mark John Simondo. Courtesy of Ralph Sarmiento MANILA- He was eyeing to top the Bar exams as early as his first day in law school. And with perseverance and prayers, Mark John Simondo fulfilled his goal ...

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Movies draw record $41 billion at box office in 2017: MPAA

LOS ANGELES, United States – The global box office took a record $ 40.6 billion last year, industry figures showed on Wednesday, as the Chinese market resumed growth and receipts in North America declined slightly. The worldwide figure, bolstered by ...

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ABS-CBN posts P3.16 billion net income in 2017, exceeds goal

MANILA – ABS-CBN Corp said Friday it posted net income of P3.16 billion in 2017, as rising consumer sales aided revenue growth. The country’s largest media and entertainment company said consolidated revenues reached P40.7 billion last year. Consumer sales rose ...

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Pinoy happiness hits record high in December 2017: SWS

Unhappiness highest in Metro Manila  MANILA – The number of Filipinos who said they were happy with life in general hit a record-high 94 percent in December 2017, according to a Social Weather Stations survey released Tuesday. This was two ...

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