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FACES OF THE NEWS: May 26, 2019

Illustrations by Rene Elevera Theresa May As home secretary of former Prime Minister David Cameron, Theresa May originally favored Britain remaining in the European Union, but later embraced Brexit after the 2016 referendum showed that 51.9 percent of voters chose ...

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Finance dept targets P3.7 trillion spending in 2019

[embedded content] Philippine economic managers gunning for higher government spending this year even amid the delay in the passage of the 2019 national budget. As Bruce Rodriguez tells us, they’re still aiming for growth north of six percent in 2019 ...

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Jr. NBA Philippines select 2019 All-Stars

The Jr. NBA All-Stars. Handout photo MANILA, Philippines – Five boys and five girls were selected as All-Stars during the Jr. NBA Philippines National Training Camp last Sunday. These 10 players will represent the Philippines at the first Jr. NBA ...

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Why 2019 could be a ‘good year’ for property sector

[embedded content] MANILA – Demand for office and residential space, coupled monetary policy easing will help make 2019 a “good year” for the property sector, a consultant said Tuesday. Business Process Outsourcing and the Philippines Offshore Gaming Operations or POGOs ...

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10 boys, girls make it to Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 All-Stars

This year’s Jr. NBA All-Stars MANILA, Philippines—The latest batch of Jr. NBA Philippines All-Stars comprising of five boys and five girls have been named over the weekend. Henjz Gabriel Demisana, Joshua Minguillo, Zhan Paolo Moreno, Sebastian Roy Reyes and Lionel ...

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What the 2019 Election Results Tell Filipinos About Themselves

ased on the unofficial results from CNN Philippines, and other media outlets, voters appear to have given President Rodrigo Duterte an enthusiastic “thumbs up” in this midterm election. The unofficial count for the Senate races where only the top 12 ...

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LIST: Nadine Lustre wins big at MYX Music Awards 2019

MANILA—Nadine Lustre is on a roll. After her best actress win at FAMAS, the multi-hyphenate star clinched top prizes at the MYX Music Awards 2019, held Wednesday night at Vertis Tent in Quezon City. “St4y Up” by Nadine Lustre wins ...

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Angara describes 2019 poll results as ‘Duterte avalanche’

Sen. Sonny Angara (INQUIRER.net file photo) MANILA, Philippines — The 2019 midterm elections could be described as a “Duterte avalanche” based on how administration-backed senatorial bets fared in partial and unofficial results, reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara said Wednesday. “It’s kind ...

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FACES OF THE NEWS: May 12, 2019

Illustration by RENE ELEVERA Peter Joemel ‘Bikoy’ Advincula At a hastily organized press briefing, Peter Joemel Advincula, a former marketing executive and ex-convict, stunned the country by claiming he was “Bikoy” — the mysterious masked man behind a series of ...

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Palace confident economy will reach growth target for 2019

MANILA – Now that the budget impasse has been resolved, Malacañang expressed confidence the Philippine economy will still reach the government target of 6 to 7 percent growth by the end of 2019. The Philippine economy grew at its slowest ...

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