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White House knew in advance about Huawei arrest

Meng Wanzhou, Executive Board Director of the Chinese technology giant Huawei, attends a session of the VTB Capital Investment Forum "Russia Calling!" in Moscow, Russia Oct. 2, 2014. Alexander Bibik, Reuters WASHINGTON – The White House said Thursday it knew ...

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Duterte: Don’t be so sad about being taxed

President Rodrigo Duterte speaks at the Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas (PAFIOO) at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2019. (Photo from an RTVM video) MANILA, Philippines — Don’t be “so sad about ...

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7 Things You Need to Know About Your Christmas Bonus

Children pose for pictures beside a giant Christmas tree as the 2018 holiday shopping season kicks off with workers' receiving their yearend bonuses. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News/File MANILA — With the holidays just around the corner, employees from both the ...

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Senate wannabes talk about ‘solutions’ to traffic

The ‘parking lot’ that is Edsa during rush hour. INQUIRER FILE / NIÑO JESUS ORBETA Several senatorial candidates eye the development of mass transport and the decongestion of Metro Manila and other major urban centers as solutions to the country’s ...

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Mining boss says leadership is not about positions

MANILA — Skills and experiences, not the position, make a good leader, according to Philippine Nickel Industry Association President Dante Bravo. A boss is someone who drives people to reach their shared goals, said Bravo, who is also president of ...

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5 things you should know about ‘Narcos: Mexico’

Gallardo (Luna) is known as “El Padrino” to Mexican officials. NETFLIX The year is 1980, in Guadalajara, Mexico. The government had launched “Operation Condor,” an order from Mexico City to burn all the marijuana fields they could find in a ...

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Filipinos worried about Chinese workers prioritized in Duterte admin projects

The Duterte administration has boasted time and again that its "Build, Build, Build" program will generate more jobs for Filipinos. However, with Beijing funding some of the government's infrastructure projects, some Filipinos worry hiring Chinese workers will be the priority. ...

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WATCH: IBO king Dasmarinas talks about his IBF bantamweight clash vs fellow Pinoy

IBO bantamweight king Michael Dasmarinas is set to take on fellow Filipino boxer Kenny Demecillo in an IBF bantamweight title eliminator on November 24 in General Santos City. Dasmarinas, a former sparring partner of Demecillo, talked about his thoughts coming ...

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Hear the one about Trump? You’ve probably heard a lot

Stephen Colbert. Image: AP File Photo NEW YORK — Did you hear the one about President Trump? Or, more precisely, did you hear all 3,128 jokes? A think tank that has studied the content of late-night comedy for the past ...

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Parents in US concerned about too much sex, nudity in PG-13 films — survey

INQUIRER.net stock photo The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) recently released its 50th Anniversary Report to commemorate the group’s five decades-long credibility and acceptance among audiences, which included a survey over what parents in the United States are concerned about ...

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