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Brazil arrests Olympic committee chairman on Rio 2016 corruption charges

Brazilian Olympic Committee president Carlos Arthur Nuzman arrives at federal police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Thursday. Police said in a statement that Nuzman was arrested on suspicion of corruption, money laundering and criminal association. Bruno Kelly, Reuters ...

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Remittances hit $15.4-B in first half, up 5.5% from 2016

MANILA – Remittances from Filipinos overseas reached $ 15.4 billion in the first half of 2017, higher by 5.5 percent than the same period in 2016. BSP Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. on Tuesday said personal remittances hit $ 2.8 ...

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Village exec who ran but lost vs Speaker in 2016 gunned down

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Mellower Green playing this Game 5 after 2016 ban

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) reacts against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half in game four of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters OAKLAND — Golden State Warriors starting forward ...

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BSP execs highest paid public officials in 2016: COA report

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) officials topped the 2016 Report on Salaries and Allowances of the Commission on Audit (COA).  Outgoing BSP Governor Amando Tetangco claimed the top spot with P15,912,063.61 total of salaries and allowances for 2016.  He was ...

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Study: PH visitors from ASEAN countries declined in 2016

It’s been over a year since the creation of the ASEAN economic community. But for the tourism industry, the benefits have yet to be felt. – ANC, Business Nightly, April 7, 2017 Let’s block ads! (Why?) Business

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Economic growth in 2016 revised higher to 6.9 pct

MANILA – The economy grew 6.9 percent last year, the statistics agency said on Thursday, confirming the quickest pace of growth in three years and a touch faster than the previously announced 6.8 percent. The revision followed changes to data ...

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Dylan the Enigmatic accepts 2016 Nobel prize at last

Bob Dylan, seen here in a file picture, was in Stockholm this weekend where he finally accepted his Nobel literature prize in a meeting with the Swedish Academy. Christopher Polk, AFP STOCKHOLM – After months of uncertainty and controversy, Bob ...

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SM Investments says 2016 net income up 8 pct

MANILA – SM Investments Corp. said Wednesday its net income grew 8 percent in 2016 on the back of strong revenues in retail and property. The company said last year’s net income increased to P31.2 billion as consolidated revenues grew ...

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Semirara says 2016 net income hit record P12-B

MANILA – Semirara Mining and Power Corp. said Friday its net income hit an all-time high of P12 billion in 2016, driven by higher coal and power sales. The company said last year’s net income was 42 percent higher than ...

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