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Hey President Donald Trump, Forget Greenland; Buy the Philippines Instead!

Greenland (left), Philippines (right). Which to choose? Photos: rollingstone.com and CNN.com s the dust settles on just one of the many bruhahas begun by U.S. President Donald Trump, I call his attention and ask him to look West instead of ...

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Philippines urged to tap ‘high value’ potential of coconut

[embedded content] The Philippines should address the lack of facilities to covert raw coconut into makeup, medicine and other products, manufacturers say. The United Coconut Association of the Philippines also suggests the easing of foreign ownership limits in the sector. ...

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Esports: Philippines’ TNC Predator eliminated in TI9

MANILA—All-Filipino Dota 2 team TNC Predator was eliminated from The International 2019 at Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai after losing to Team Liquid on Wednesday. Team Liquid upended the TNC 0-2, essentially avenging its 2-0 loss early in the group ...

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Philippines GDP growth slows, falls below forecasts in Q2

MANILA — Economic growth slowed further in the April to June period compared to the previous quarter, official data released Thursday showed, adding pressure for the central bank to cut borrowing rates later in the day. Gross domestic product grew ...

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Villanueva asks gov’t: Protect foreigners lured into illegal gambling jobs in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Joel Villanueva has asked the government to assure the protection of foreigners lured into illegal gambling operations in the country. Villanueva also called on the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor), the Department of Labor and ...

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Melanie Marquez’s daughter Michelle Dee vies for Miss World Philippines 2019 title

Michelle Dee proves she takes after her mother, former beauty queen Melanie Marquez, as she joins the upcoming Miss World Philippines 2019. Dee introduced herself as an official candidate for the Miss World Philippines title via Instagram, last Monday, Aug. ...

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EGS Elite recaptures crown in NBA 3X Philippines

Mark Anthony Doligon-led EGS Elite bagged the NBA 3X Philippines 2019 men’s open title. MANILA, Philippines – Cavite-based squad EGS Elite reclaimed the men’s open title in the 2019 NBA 3X Philippines, ruling the event for the fifth time in ...

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Philippines raises 92-billion yen from Samurai bonds

TOKYO — The Philippines raised 92 billion yen (P44 billion) from a four-tranche Samurai bond bond sale, officials said Friday. The offering consisted of a 30.4-billion yen, 0.18 percent, 3-year tranche; a 21-billion yen, 0.28-percent, 5-year; a 17.9-billion yen, 0.43 ...

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‘Where the Streets Have No Name’: U2 is coming to the Philippines in December

Grammy Award-winning rock band U2 is coming to the Philippines for the very first time to perform at the Philippine Arena on December 11, 2019.  A Facebook announcement said U2 is bringing its highly-anticipated The Joshua Tree Tour to the ...

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LOOK: ‘Idol Philippines’ top 3 named

The top 3 will perform on Sunday to determine a grand winner. Idol Philippines MANILA—The top 3 of the first-ever season of “Idol Philippines” has been named.  They are Zephanie Dimaranan, Lucas Garcia, and Lance Busa, a combined scores from ...

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