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At 87, man pursues dream to become a lawyer

Retired Police Colonel Ibarra Mariano is already an accomplished man. Serving the government for decades as an officer of the Philippine Constabulary, later known as Philippine National Police, he now spends his day at schools lecturing police on “how to ...

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Working Abroad as Domestic Helpers Should Become a Thing of the Past

Cleaning the outside of a window 4 stories up. Photo: Facebook/Time News International/Asia Times or decades the Philippine economy has been kept afloat by millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) sending money back home. According to philstar.com in an article ...

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China’s Xi Might Become Duterte’s Genie

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during a welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Oct., 2016. Photo: AP/Ng Han Guan. ike the fairytale of Aladdin and his genie in a lamp, Philippine ...

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Will Guinigundo become the next central bank governor?

MANILA (UPDATED) – While no offer has yet been made, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo on Tuesday said he is willing to accept the top post at the central bank. “We have not been offered the ...

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Inauguration Day: Trump to become America’s 45th president

President-elect Donald Trump, left, and his wife Melania Trump arrive to the “Make America Great Again Welcome Concert” at the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Washington. (Photo by EVAN VUCCI/AP) WASHINGTON — Donald Trump, the real estate mogul ...

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What Happened to ASEAN? Will It Become a Lapdog of China?

Map and flags of ASEAN member states. Image: asean-law.senate.go.th here will be absolutely no mention of the Arbitral Tribunal’s unanimous decision against China and in favor of the Philippines during the current ASEAN summit in Laos. Following the footsteps of ...

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How Sandara trained to become a K-pop star

MANILA — Who would have thought that from being a “Star Circle Quest” runner-up, Sandara Park will eventually become one of the top Korean pop stars in Asia?  For the 31-year-old trendsetter, practice is the key.  And by that, she ...

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Samsung, Tencent surge in race to become Asia's most valuable firm

SINGAPORE – Tencent Holdings Ltd and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd are racing to be crowned Asia’s most valuable company as expectations for robust earnings growth push their share prices to record highs. Their surge – both have gained by a ...

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These US NBA stars need work to become golden

Kevin Durant (USA) of the USA drives through Milos Teodosic (SRB) of Serbia and Nikola Jokic (SRB) of Serbia. Photo by Marko Djurica, Reuters RIO DE JANEIRO — Pushed to their limit in the past two games, NBA stars on ...

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Startup challenge dares students to become entrepreneurs

Monchito Ibrahim, deputy executive director of the Information and Communications Technology Office of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-ICTO) Paradigm shift. The Philippine startup community is trying to shift the mindset of college students from becoming employees to entrepreneurs ...

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