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US State Dept: Philippines has met ‘minimum standards’ for curbing human trafficking

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has fully met the “minimum standards” for the elimination of human trafficking cases, according to the “2019 Trafficking in Persons” report of the U.S. Department of State. According to the U.S. Department of State, the ...

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Philippines will not be bullied: Palace

MANILA- The Philippines will not allow itself to be bullied by any country, Malacañang assured Filipinos Thursday following the “collision” of a Chinese vessel and Filipino fishing boat in the disputed West Philippine Sea off Palawan. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo ...

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Where to file a vehicle claim in the Philippines

Filing a claim for car insurance can be inconvenient and stressful, especially when you’ve just figured in a road accident. You need money for the auto repair and medical expenses, and so you must report a vehicle claim immediately. Where ...

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Gray crowns Cebu lass as Miss Universe Philippines 2019

Gazini Ganados receives the Miss Universe Philippines crown from reigning Miss Universe Catriona Gray. (Photo by ARMIN P. ADINA / Contributor) QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The long wait is over. After more than three months since the introduction of the ...

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Acer Philippines unshaken by trade war

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Demand from the provinces and the local market's appetite for gaming laptops is helping drive sales, Wong told ANC's Market Edge. The Taiwanese giant can hold off price increases should the peso stay at current ...

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‘Idol Philippines’: Ex ‘Pinoy Boyband Superstar’ contestant tries to redeem himself

[embedded content] He said he auditioned for “Idol Philippines” because he wanted to redeem himself from his failed stint on “Pinoy Boyband Superstar,” another talent search hosted by ABS-CBN. Lucho Beech, who is currently based in California, added that he ...

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‘Idol Philippines’: ‘Lay Me Down’ cover gives judges goosebumps

[embedded content] He shared that he used to pretend to not be gay whenever he joined singing contests. But for Lucas Garcia, those days are now over. During his introduction, Garcia said: “I am 20 years old, proudly and beautifully ...

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‘This is my life!’ Why the Philippines is a hoops haven

Fifteen-year-old Stevan Dig, who was born in the Tenement housing complex and plays basketball every day there, in Taguig, Philippines, April 28, 2019. Basketball has been in the Philippines since the sport’s earliest days. And it’s everywhere you go, from ...

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WATCH: Nadine visits James on ‘Idol Philippines’ set

MANILA — Due to long hours of taping the “Idol Philippines” auditions, it can’t be helped when the judges would sometimes zone out during lulls on the set. This happened during one shoot when James Reid was no longer able ...

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‘Idol Philippines’: Teen singers move on to next round with heartfelt performances

MANILA – Two teen singers are the latest contestants to receive the coveted “golden ticket” to the next round of “Idol Philippines.” On Sunday’s episode, Julian Lee Vasquez, 16, and Jhamil Villanueva, 17, showed off their performances. Vasquez sang Stevie ...

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