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Liberal Party eyes Agot Isidro in 2019 Senate slate

Mar Roxas says no to Senate run MANILA – The Liberal Party (LP) is urging actress Agot Isidro, a critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, to run under its senatorial slate in the 2019 mid-term elections, Senator Francis Pangilinan said Monday. ...

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BSP to demonetize old commemorative coins by April 2019

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas announced today the start of the demonetization process of several commemorative coin sets that were minted from the mid-1970s to the 1990s, as it urged the public to exchange these old coins for new ones. ...

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2019 Asian Cup: Azkals grouped with South Korea, China, Kyrgyz Republic

The Philippines is grouped with China, Kyrgyz Republic and South Korea in Group C in next year’s Asian Cup, based on the tournament draw held in Dubai on Friday. Here is how the 24 nations are clustered: Defending champion Australia ...

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2019 Women's World Cup qualifiers: End of the road for the Malditas

MANILA – The Philippines’ dream of qualifying for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup collapsed on Tuesday following a 5-0 defeat to South Korea in Amman, Jordan. The Philippine women’s national football team failed to secure a spot in the ...

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Davao City to host Palarong Pambansa 2019

VIGAN—Davao City will host the Palarong Pambansa next year, the Department of Education (DepEd) said Saturday. DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones said the presidential hometown won the bid to host next year’s youth games, beating Zamboanga, Misamis Occidental, and General Santos ...

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Jimenez urges gov't to push through with 2019 midterm polls

Commission on Elections (Comelec) spokesperson James Jimenez urged the government to push through with the 2019 midterm polls. This is amid proposals to cancel the 2019 elections to hold a plebiscite for the new federal constitution. “We’re still pushing our ...

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Kris Aquino rules out politics – at least until December 2019

MANILA – Kris Aquino indirectly announced through a social media post Tuesday that her entry into the political arena is not going to happen soon — at least until December 2019 or after the 2019 midterm elections. In a lengthy ...

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New Boracay casino-resort construction set in 2019

MANILA – Construction on a new casino-resort in Boracay will start next year, its developers said Wednesday, as they signed a provisional license with the gaming regulator. Macau casino giant Galaxy Entertainment and its Filipino partner, Leisure and Resorts World ...

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Gilas gears up for 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers

Smart Gilas Pilipinas’ management, coaches, and Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) are leaving no stones unturned as they gear up for the home-and-away tournament of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers.  “Every tournament we joined this year was done ...

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Foreign investment curbs seen lifted by 2019

Mass media and almost every sector except land ownership will be further opened up to foreign investors two years from now through an amendment of the Constitution to be pushed in Congress next year, the country’s chief economist said yesterday. ...

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