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Is Siding with China Instead of America a Smart Move by Duterte?

Graphic of American and Chinese flags superimposed. Photo: www.nationofchange.org iven the United States’ diminished influence in world affairs and China’s growing power, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, was it wise for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte choose China over the U.S. ...

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Instead of slowing him down, ankle tweak fires up Baser Amer

Meralco guard Baser Amer lit up the scoreboard against San Miguel. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net Meralco point guard Baser Amer twisted his left ankle near the midway mark of the fourth quarter, but not even that could slow him down ...

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Vice Ganda: Stop bashing Maxine, pray for her instead

MANILA — Comedian Vice Ganda on Thursday asked Filipinos to stop bashing Miss Universe Philippines Maxine Medina.  The 40-year-old self-professed pageant enthusiast said everyone should just pray for Medina. “‘Pag nanalo ‘yon, pride nating lahat. Kaya ipagdasal natin, trabahuin natin ...

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Instead of rice, 4Ps beneficiaries to get additional cash—Drilon

Senator Franklin Drilon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/NIñO JESUS ORBETA Senate President Pro-Tempore Franklin Drilon said government officials have agreed to convert its rice subsidy program for the 4.6 million beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) into outright cash next ...

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Binay urges Aquino: Call for clean polls instead of unity vs Duterte

Vice President Jejomar Binay. INQUIRER PHOTO The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Friday urged President Benigno Aquino III to focus on maintaining clean and honest elections rather than urging the candidates to unite against survey front-runner Rodrigo Duterte. In a ...

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Instead of parties, Duterte celebrates birthday at ‘home, sleeping’

Davao City Mayor and Presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / MARIANNE BERMUDEZ DAVAO CITY – There are no parties for presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte who celebrates his 71st birthday on Monday. Christopher Go, Duterte’s executive assistant and sortie ...

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