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Concert review: Slayer treats Pinoys to one hell of a show

They came. They slayed. And close to 24 hours later, my head is still ringing from the brutal sonic assault by American thrash metal band Slayer who shook the KIA Theater in Cubao to its foundations on Wednesday night. Slayer ...

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Phoenix in Manila review: Joyous sing-along

“You’re the best singing crowd,” Thomas Mars tells his enthusiastic Filipino fans. Jeeves de Veyra Tuesday was a great sing-along extravaganza for Phoenix’s Filipino fans.  Indie instrumental rock band Tom’s Story opened for Phoenix. Their musical stylings sans lyrics got ...

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FIFA’s video review system under scrutiny again in Russia

Cameroon players protest against referee Wilmar Roldan during the Confederations Cup, Group B soccer match between Germany and Cameroon, at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) SOCHI, Russia — FIFA’s new video review ...

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Music review: Jonas Blue performs 3 new songs at HK show

HONG KONG – A day before the release of the official music video of his new single “Mama,” British hitmaker Jonas Blue held an intimate show at the 1563 at the East in Hong Kong last May 17. It was ...

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Music review: Basil Valdez brings back the glory days of OPM

MANILA — Basil Valdez’s concert at the Theater of Solaire Resort and Casino on Friday was more than just a trip down memory lane for the well-heeled titas and titos of Manila. A repeat of Valdez’s successful show last April ...

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DOF agrees mining review will be just recommendatory

A worker looks at the Rapu Rapu open pit mine owned by the Australian firm Lafayette mining in Albay province. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters/File MANILA – The Department of Finance (DOF) agrees that the results of the upcoming review of mines ...

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Review of Lopez's decision to shut mines may take 3 months

MANILA – A Philippine panel tasked to review the environment minister’s decision to shut more than half of the country’s mines could take three months to complete it, a member of the committee said on Monday. “Three months is probably ...

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A Feminist Review of ‘Fifty Shades Darker’

Fifty Shades Darker lives up somewhat to its advertising. The title perfectly described my temper every time this 118-minute pile of garbage would introduce a new “plot twist,” as if to mock me, “And you thought we were done? MWAHAHAHA!” ...

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Mining industry to undergo multi-stakeholder review

The fight is not yet over for mining companies that were ordered closed or suspended by Environment Secretary Gina Lopez as multi-stakeholder review of all mining operations nationwide will be conducted. – The World Tonight, ANC, February 10, 2017 Let’s ...

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Trump banking review raises fears for global standards talks

LONDON – President Donald Trump’s review of post-crisis banking rules could sound the death knell for new global standards now being finalized and rip apart a common approach to regulating international lenders, bankers and regulators said. Central banks and watchdogs ...

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