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Who gets your vote? Senatorial bets offer unique, odd promises

Banning internet games such as Defense of the Ancients (Dota) and changing the name of the Philippines to “Power of Maharlika Kingdom” were some of the political promises that senatorial hopefuls offered to the public as they filed their certificates ...

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Fil-Am gets grant to document stories of Filipino nurses in the U.S.

Nursing graduate student Ren Capucao will videotape stories of nurses from early batches of immigrants to the the U.S. LINKEDIN A Filipino American graduate student in nursing at the University of Virginia won a Virginia Humanities grant for an oral ...

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Manila Water unit gets 'notice to proceed' for San Fabian water supply project

MANILA – Manila Water on Tuesday said its subsidiary Manila Water Philippine Ventures Inc received a "notice to proceed" for its P742-million water supply and sanitation project in San Fabian, Pangasinan. The Municipality of San Fabian enacted Ordinance No. 19, ...

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Filipino in Daly City gets 20 months for smuggling guns to PH 

Ratunil Cuares, 51, of Daly City, was convicted and sentenced for gun smuggling. LINKEDIN DALY CITY, California – A federal court sentenced a Filipino resident of Daly City to 20 months in prison for smuggling goods, including firearms, from the ...

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Relief for Silva as UE finally gets first win

UE head coach Joe Silva. Richard Esguerra, ABS-CBN Sports. MANILA – Coach Joe Silva showed no signs of relaxing until the final buzzer had sounded. The University of the East Red Warriors had built a surprising 69-46 lead over the ...

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Desire to win finally gets Red Warriors over the hump

University of the East had the most  a start in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament, losing its first four games to go crashing to the bottom of the standings. ADVERTISEMENT All those pent up frustrations were eventually released ...

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NCAA: San Sebastian gets 3rd straight win, ousts JRU from Final 4 race

San Sebastian kept its slim playoff hopes alive after grounding Jose Rizal University, 82-75, in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre. ADVERTISEMENT The Stags scored their third straight win to get to a ...

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Volleyball: PH gets breakthrough win in AVC Asian Cup

After suffering back-to-back losses, the Philippines finally got a breakthrough victory in the AVC Asian Cup in Thailand on Tuesday afternoon. Displaying the poise and finishing kick that they lacked in their first two games, the Philippines overcame Kazakhstan, 25-22, ...

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AXA, XL Group merger gets approval from antitrust body

MANILA – The Philippine Competition Commission on Tuesday said it approved the merger of insurance firms AXA and XL Group and fined the companies for not notifying it on time.  AXA's subsidiary Camelot Holdings is acquiring the XL Group, with ...

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SF’s SOMA Pilipinas gets $100K NEA grant for higher Fil-Am visibility

Sample pole banner design featuring two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist Victoria Manalo Draves Park who grew up in the South of Market. CONTRIBUTED SAN FRANCISCO — The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded SOMA Pilipinas, San Francisco’s Filipino Cultural Heritage ...

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