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Volleyball: NU Bulldogs power Philippines to ASEAN University Games gold

The Philippines, featuring players from reigning UAAP men's champion National University, defeated Thailand 27-25, 25-21, 22-25, 25-20 to capture the men's volleyball gold medal in the 19th ASEAN University Games in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on Friday. Francis Saura's quick hit gave ...

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Prosecutors to Jinggoy: More fun to spend holidays in the Philippines

Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada arrives at the Comelec headquarters to file his certificate of candidacy for the 2019 senatorial elections on Tuesday. October 16, 2018. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News MANILA – Former senator Jinggoy Estrada received some unsolicited advice from ...

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LOOK: Miss Philippines Catriona Gray stuns in hot pink bikini

Photo credit: Screengrab from Miss Universe 2018 live streaming MANILA, Philippines — Miss Philippines Catriona Gray took on the 2018 Miss Universe stage oozing with confidence in a hot pink swimsuit. In the pageant’s preliminary competition in Thailand on Thursday, ...

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Aerospace and infra firm Honeywell eyes expansion in Philippines

MANILA — American aerospace and infrastructure firm Honeywell said Wednesday it planned to expand its operations in the Philippines, riding on President Rodrigo Duterte's "Build, Build, Build." A growing airline industry drove the expansion of a Honeywell refinery in the ...

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After 117 years, Balangiga Bells return to the Philippines

U.S. C-130 plane carrying the Balangiga bells lands at Villamor Airbase. Photo by Frances Mangosing/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — The historic bells of Balangiga have returned to the Philippines, more than a century after they were taken by American soldiers as ...

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Russia allows fisheries exports from Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet on the sidelines of the APEC Leaders' Summit in Lima, Peru on Nov. 19. Russia on Dec. 5 allowed fisheries exports from 3 Filipino companies in another sign of warmer ties. ...

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Taiwan's Kymco brings electric scooters to Philippines

MANILA — Taiwanese motorcycle maker Kymco said Tuesday it hoped the government would back its electric scooter foray in the country to help cut air pollution. The Philippines has huge potential for electric scooters, given the government's pro-environment programs, even ...

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Measles threat looms in Philippines as trust in vaccines declines -health officials

MANILA – Health experts on Monday warned against a possible outbreak of measles in the Philippines, as a disease long under control is fueled by patchy immunization programs and declining trust in vaccines. Measles cases jumped nearly fivefold to 17,300 ...

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Philippines tries to turn the tide on fish losses

The dish, often made with sardines, anchovies or round scad, uses dried seafood products that are a staple in the Philippines, where they are cheap, widely available and local. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA — Dried fish for breakfast, fried ...

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Can the Philippines Really Trust the People’s Republic of China?

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping.Malaca�ang file photo uring Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to the Philippines, total of 29 agreements signed between Xi and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Everything from “trade and investment, banking and ...

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