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Volleyball: NU Bulldogs power Philippines to ASEAN University Games gold

The Philippines, featuring players from reigning UAAP men's champion National University, defeated Thailand 27-25, 25-21, 22-25, 25-20 to capture the men's volleyball gold medal in the 19th ASEAN University Games in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on Friday. Francis Saura's quick hit gave ...

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Philippines ranks 73rd in worldwide freedom index

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines ranked 73rd out of 162 countries in the Human Freedom Index (HFI), a study by Canada’s Fraser Institute, Germany’s Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, and the Cato Institute in the United States showed. The country ...

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Russia allows fisheries exports from Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet on the sidelines of the APEC Leaders' Summit in Lima, Peru on Nov. 19. Russia on Dec. 5 allowed fisheries exports from 3 Filipino companies in another sign of warmer ties. ...

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Can the Philippines Really Trust the People’s Republic of China?

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping.Malaca�ang file photo uring Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to the Philippines, total of 29 agreements signed between Xi and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Everything from “trade and investment, banking and ...

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Philippines adopts 'multidimensional' poverty index: NEDA

A mother cares for her son inside an old jeepney converted as their makeshift home in Quezon City. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News/File MANILA — The Philippines has established a new multidimensional poverty index that will complement the existing income-based gauge, ...

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Philippines braces for Urduja-like Samuel

MANILA – The disaster agency on Monday urged the public to heed possible evacuation orders as tropical depression Samuel threatens to bring heavy rains to Visayas and Mindanao. Samuel's rains may be as intense as that of tropical storm Urduja, ...

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Buntod Reef Marine Sanctuary and Sandbar in Masbate, Philippines

Off the coasts of Masbate City lies one of its amazing destinations, the Buntod Reef Marine Sanctuary and Sandbar. It is a unique beach destination in the city that tourists and locals love to visit. Masbate City is the capital ...

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Mexico bets on Philippines as 'door' to trade ties with ASEAN

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks at an event in Mexico City, Mexico May 31, 2018. Carlos Jasso, Reuters MANILA — Mexico said Wednesday it hoped the Philippines could serve as its "door" to Southeast Asia, as it diversifies trade ...

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Treasures of SOX boasts wonders of the South Philippines

(Makati City) The Treasures of SOX Travel and Tour Expo opened at the Glorietta Mall on May 6 featuring Region 12 – SOCCSKSARGEN’s spectrum of tourism experience, ranging from folklore to culture, ecotourism and beach parties. One of the highlights ...

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Philippines begins jeepney transformation

Modern public utility vehicles (PUVs) are showcased at the launch of the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) “Public Transport Modernization Expo: Modernong Sasakyan, Progresibong Bayan” at the PICC in Pasay City in this April 3, 2018 photo. George Calvelo, ABS CBN ...

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