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Based on ratings, ‘Idol Philippines’ debuts as No. 1 weekend show

MANILA — “Search for the Idol Philippines” debuted on Sunday as the No. 1 weekend program in the country, data from Kantar Media showed. [embedded content] The ABS-CBN iteration of the global singing competition garnered a nationwide rating of 30.6% ...

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‘Idol Philippines’: Rocker dad wows judges with powerful voice

MANILA – A 27-year-old man from Pampanga is a step closer to his dreams as he received a ticket to “Idol City” on the pilot episode of “Idol Philippines” Sunday. Renwick Benito performed Juan Karlos’ “Buwan,” receiving praises from the ...

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‘Idol Philippines’: Young man from Olongapo gets season’s first ‘golden ticket’

MANILA – A 23-year-old man from Olongapo City is the first to get the coveted “golden ticket” on the pilot episode of “Idol Philippines” Sunday. Juancho Gabriel wowed the judges with his baritone as he performed the country tune “Your ...

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Philippines can bring arbitration win vs China to UN – Del Rosario

MANILA – The Philippines is not without options when it comes to the implementation of its arbitration win against China and can bring it before the United Nations for a “solution,” the top diplomat who brought the case before the ...

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Chinese Debt-trap Diplomacy: Can it happen in the Philippines?

The port facility at Hambantota, Sri Lanka that was taken over by a Chinese state-owned company after Sri Lanka fell behind on its debt payments. AFP PHOTO / LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI uring the Integrated Bar of the Philippines’ 17th National Convention ...

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US urges Philippines to let Maria Ressa ‘operate freely’

Maria Ressa, head of Philippine news website Rappler, is seen with police upon arrival at Manila airport on Friday March 29, 2019 in this handout photo. Leanne Jazul, Rappler/Handout via Reuters WASHINGTON – The United States on Friday urged the ...

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Duterte's birthday wish: Progress, prosperity for Philippines

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte turned 74 on Thursday with a simple wish – for the Philippines to progress and prosper. PANOORIN: Ano ang birthday wish ni Pang. Rodrigo Duterte? (📹 Wena Valenzona) @DZMMTeleRadyo pic.twitter.com/Ckm47xopWR — Joyce Balancio (@joycebalancio) March ...

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Philippines, Russia to sign naval cooperation agreement in July

Russian Navy chief Admiral Vladimir Korolyov (left) and Flag-Officer-in-Command Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad PHOTO from the Philippine Navy MANILA, Philippines — The navies of the Philippines and Russia are set to take their ties to a new level with a ...

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Stars add glitter to Franchise Asia Philippines 2019 Int’l Conference

Three celebrities who have also gained success in the business world will be among the high-caliber panelists at Franchise Asia Philippines 2019 (FAPHL) International Conference slated March 27-28 at the SMX Convention Center – Manila. To discuss the topic “Lights, ...

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Is the Philippines Better Off Having Left the ICC?

Headquarters for the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague, Netherlands. Photo: www.ishr.ch ell, it happened. The Philippines is no longer a member state of the International Criminal Court (ICC). We are only the second country to leave the ICC ...

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