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Transport officials say no jeepney phaseout in March 2019

Transport authorities insist there will be no jeepney phaseout in March of next year, as earlier feared by public transport groups. – The World Tonight, ANC, October 8, 2018 Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Hundreds of neo-Nazis march in Berlin, protected by police

Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich are marching through central Berlin, protected from counter-protesters by police in riot gear. BERLIN — Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich are ...

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Remittances from Filipinos overseas down 10 pct in March

MANILA – Personal remittances from overseas Filipinos (OFs) reached $ 7.8 billion in the first quarter of 2018, registering a 1.3 percent year-on-year growth, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Diwa Guinigundo said Tuesday. But personal remittances in March 2018, ...

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Beach volleyball: Rondina, Gervacio march on to quarterfinals of Manila World Tour

Sisi Rondina and Dzi Gervacio gave the Philippines its first win in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Manila Open by sweeping Lindsey Fuller and Kaley Melville 21-12, 21-16 at the start of the women’s main draw at Sands SM ...

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Fewer Filipinos felt hunger in January to March 2018: SWS

MANILA — Compared to the last quarter of last year, fewer Filipinos experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the first three months of 2018, the latest survey from the Social Weather Stations showed. The survey released early Monday showed ...

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Macau casinos post 22 percent revenue gain in March

HONG KONG – Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau posted a 22 percent gain for the month of March, due to sustained demand for gambling in the country’s only legal casino hub. This is the 20th consecutive month ...

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BSP think tank gives March inflation forecast

MANILA – A central bank think tank said inflation this month was likely to settle within the 3.8 to 4.6 percent range using the 2012 base year of prices. The Department of Economic Research of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ...

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Venus, Azarenka march into Miami quarter-finals

Venus Williams of the United States celebrates after match point against Johanna Konta of Great Britain (not pictured) on day seven of the Miami Open at Tennis Center at Crandon Park. Geoff Burke, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters Venus Williams upended defending ...

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Hundreds of thousands march for gun control in the US

Crowds of people hold signs on Pennsylvania Avenue at the “March for Our Lives” rally in support of gun control, Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Washington. (Photo by ALEX BRANDON / AP) WASHINGTON — Summoned to action by student survivors ...

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Duterte may sign anti- red tape law this March

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte may sign a proposed law this month seeking to curb red tape in the process of starting and operating businesses in the country, Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri said Sunday.  The Philippines is the “best country ...

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