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Duterte signs law commemorating First Philippine Republic Day

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law marking January 23 of every year as “First Philippine Republic Day,” declaring the occasion a special working holiday. Duterte signed on April 5 Republic Act No. 11014 to mark January 23 ...

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Philippine Azkals set sights on maiden Asian Cup appearance

HONG KONG – In the Philippines, where basketball monopolizes the airwaves and ageing boxer Manny Pacquiao is still king, a small piece of football history could be made on Tuesday evening. At the rundown Rizal Memorial Stadium in the Malate ...

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China warns PH planes ‘every time’ they fly over West Philippine Sea

Map showing potential Chinese radar cover in the South China Sea, according to analysis by US-based Center for Strategic and International Studies. (Photo by ADRIAN LEUNG / AFP) Published: 7:41 p.m., March 20, 2018 | Updated: 9;18 p.m., March 21, ...

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PBA: San Miguel sends Ginebra packing to return to Philippine Cup finals

Marcio Lassiter and San Miguel Beer soared over Barangay Ginebra in their best-of-7 semifinals series to qualify for the Philippine Cup finals. PBA Media Bureau June Mar Fajardo scored 25 points to lead San Miguel Beer to a 100-94 victory ...

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Europe may widen perks for Philippine imports: EU chamber

MANILA – The European Union is looking at extending incentives to up to 600 more product lines that are imported from the Philippines under its GSP+ scheme, a trade representative said Friday. The EU is looking at free trade agreements ...

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Big bikes find stride in growing Philippine economy: Honda

Honda Philippines president and CEO Daiki Mihara tries on the Honda Rebel cruiser. Photo by Art Fuentes, ABS-CBN News MANILA – A growing economy is driving demand for big bikes in the Philippines, elevating the status of the motorcycle that ...

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EDC is only Philippine firm in Carbon Clean 200

MANILA – The Lopez Group’s Energy Development Corp said Tuesday it was listed among the world’s 200 biggest publicly-listed companies that earn significantly from renewable energy. EDC is the only Filipino company in the Carbon Clean 200, based on ratings ...

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Nomura, Moody's see Philippine growth pick-up in 2018

MANILA – The Philippine economy could grow at a faster 6.9 percent this year, as tax reform spurs consumption and as the government builds new infrastructure, an economist said. Business confidence also remains “buoyant” as construction of new roads, railways ...

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Philippine Airlines cancels Tacloban flights

MANILA – The Philippine Airlines on Wednesday cancelled several flights to Tacloban City due to the degradation of the Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport’s runway. The airline said the following flights have been cancelled: – PR 2987– PR 2988– PR 2238– PR ...

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‘Game Time’: The year that was in Philippine sports

2017 saw a lot of ups and downs for Filipino athletes. Dyan Castillejo has a wrap of the year that was in Philippine sports. — Game Time, ANC, Dec. 28, 2017 (For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website.) ...

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