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Palace says gov’t on top of Mindanao quake disaster response

MANILA — Malacañang on Sunday urged Filipinos to remain calm after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck the southern island of Mindanao, as it assured the public that the government was on top of disaster response. “All concerned agencies of the ...

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PBA: Cone says Gin Kings can’t underestimate Batang Pier

Now that Gilas Pilipinas has celebrated its Southeast Asian Games gold medal win, Tim Cone will have to turn his attention to the task at hand. Cone and the Ginebra Gin Kings will take on the NorthPort Batang Pier as ...

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French govt says ready to talk as pension strike bites

French SNCF railway workers on strike attend a demonstration in Paris as France faces its eighth day of consecutive strikes against French government’s pensions reform plans, Dec. 12, 2019. Eric Gaillard, Reuters PARIS — French officials said Thursday that they ...

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Boxing: Mikey Garcia says he’s close to getting Pacquiao fight

Mexican-American boxer Mikey Garcia feels he is close to getting a fight with Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao. Garcia, a former 4-division champion and brother of boxing trainer Robert Garcia, said negotiations have been going on. If things go well, then ...

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Awareness in PH on cryptocurrency high but high risks keep investments low, says report

While a majority of Filipinos had been aware of cryptocurrencies, actual holdings remained low due to perceived risks from these digital assets. An Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) report published this month said the level of awareness on ...

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US Fed says will focus on low inflation, global economy

A cyclist passes the Federal Reserve building in Washington, DC, US, Aug. 22, 2018. Chris Wattie, Reuters/File WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve kept its key lending rate unchanged on Wednesday but said it will turn its sights to low inflation ...

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Not fair to compare SEA Games team to World Cup team, says Cone

Junemar Fajardo handles the ball during their match against Vietnam in SEA Games Men’s Basketball on December 6, 2019. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News MANILA, Philippines – Coach Tim Cone was grateful for the compliment paid by former Gilas coach Rajko ...

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U2’s Bono says ‘no plans’ to meet Duterte

Bono, the frontman of Irish rock band U2, speaks to the media during a press conference at the Philippine Red Cross headquarters in Mandaluyong on Tuesday. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News MANILA, Philippines – Rock band U2’s Bono, one of the ...

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Duterte’s concerns about water contracts valid, says public policy expert

[embedded content] A policy expert urges the public to focus on solving the water shortage issue rather than on politicizing it. Prof. Eduardo Araral of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy said President Rodrigo Duterte’s concerns about the ...

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Majority of Filipinos says ties with US more important than China

MANILA – Majority of Filipinos believes the Philippines’ relationship with the US is “more important” that its ties with China, an independent Social Weather Stations poll released Saturday showed. Seventy-eight percent of 1,800 adults polled from Sept. 27 to 30 ...

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