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Asian Games: For Pinoys in Jakarta, ‘Iba talaga ang basketball’

JAKARTA—Filipinos in this city were already preparing for the arrival of the country’s national basketball team in the 2018 Asian Games, when the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) made the heartbreaking decision to withdraw from the quadrennial competition. Plans were ...

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Social media, Internet drive Pinoys towards more 'meaningful' purchases: study

MANILA – Filipinos are starting to become more conscious of what they buy as social media prompt them to take part in a global movement to preserve the planet, a recent study showed. About 93 percent of 252 Filipino respondents ...

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Japan's Acom to offer personal loans to Pinoys

Acom Co. is opening its first outlet in the Philippines as part of an overseas business strategy which has already taken the major Japanese consumer finance company to Thailand and Indonesia. Acom Consumer Finance Corp., a local joint venture established ...

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4 out of 5 Pinoys want gov’t to act on China’s militarization in disputed waters: survey

Four out of 5 Filipinos think it’s wrong that the government is “leaving China alone with its infrastructures and military presence” in its own territories, a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey revealed on Saturday. The SWS asked the respondents’ opinion ...

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61 pct of Pinoys against legalizing same-sex marriage: SWS

MANILA – Majority of Filipinos are against legalizing same-sex marriage in the Philippines, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) said in a survey released on the last day of Pride Month. At least 61 percent of respondents said they would oppose ...

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Repercussions of Duterte’s Behavior on Pinoys

Then candidate Rodrigo Duterte during a campaign rally in Metro Manila. Photo:  REUTERS/japantimes.co.jp ong before being elected president, President Rodrigo Duterte was already known for his "colorful” language. While some thought he would temper his speech once in Malaca�ang, it ...

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IN PHOTOS: Pinoys love LANY so bad — and the feeling's mutual

LANY vocalist Paul Klein greets the crowd. Jeeves de Veyra Fans in the front row had many moments with LANY vocalist Paul Klein. Jeeves de Veyra A giant LED screen was the main backdrop. Jeeves de Veyra LANY vocalist Paul ...

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5 Pinoys and 1 PH-based entrepreneur land on Forbes '30 Under 30 Asia' list

Social media star Bretman Sacayanan aka “Bretman Rock” makes it to Forbes list of “30 Under 30 Asia” MANILA – Five Filipinos and one Philippine-based entrepreneur made it to this year’s “Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia” list of young entrepreneurs, ...

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53% of Pinoys OK with divorce for ‘irreconcilably separated couples’: SWS survey

MANILA—A majority of Filipinos agree to legalizing divorce in the country for irreconcilably separated couples, a survey conducted by a social-research institution showed. Fifty-three percent of adult Filipinos back a divorce law for separated married couples who can no longer ...

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Pinoys Must Always Remain Vigilant Against Fake News

once thought that tyrants like Ferdinand Marcos would never make it in today’s wired and networked world. When he declared martial law in the 1972, he shuttered radio and TV stations, padlocked the printing presses of newspapers, and made sure ...

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