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  1. Aquino to grace inauguration of Iloilo Convention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Sun-Star

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III will lead the inaugural rites of the P700-million Iloilo Convention Center in this city on September 14. This was confirmed recently by Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Director Edilberto Tayao after receiving word from Ilonggo Senate President Franklin M. Drilon. The Iloilo Convention Center is part of the effort to ensure the development and promotion of tourism in the province of Iloilo, in particular, and in Western Visayas and the other Visayas provinces.

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  2. G E Shipping delivers "Jag Aakash" to BuyersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Marine News

    ... in August 2015. The company had ordered the vessel in July 2013 at the Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu) Inc., Philippines and took delivery of the same on September 1, 2015. The Company's current fleet (excluding "Jag Aakash") stands at 30 vessels, ...

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  3. UST downs UPIS in girls' volleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines University of Santo Tomas rebounded from a second set loss to subdue UP Integrated School, 25-15, 23-25, 25-7, 25-11, and open its quest to regain the girls' crown in style at the start of the UAAP Season 78 high school volleyball tournament over the weekend at the Adamson Gym. With veteran Eya Laure leading the way, the Junior Tigresses dominated the third and fourth sets to clinch the win in the UAAP's first event of Season 78. UST is hoping to reclaim the championship that it lost earlier this year after losing to National University in the Finals.

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  4. Sauler sees potential in rookie-laden La SalleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    De La Salle University head coach Juno Sauler answers questions from the media. Photo by Josh Albelda, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines The De La Salle University Green Archers will feature a rookie-laden team in the UAAP Season 78 men's basketball tournament, but head coach Juno Sauler believes they still have what it takes to compete at a high level.

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  5. FIBA ranks Gilas 4th in Week 1 Power RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Gilas Pilipinas is in fourth place in Week 1 of the FIBA website's "Power Rankings" ahead of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championships. Check out the first edition of the #FIBAAsia2015 Power Ranking on bit.ly/FIBAasiaPR1!Week 1:#1 Iran#2 China#3... "Keep in mind that player injuries, eligibility issues, training camp reports, and pre-tournament game results will all have considerable impact," it added.

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  6. SM Prime eyes 75 malls by 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... announced that it was earmarking P330 billion in the next four years or until 2018 to pursue expansion in the Philippines and China. The company reported a 90 percent increase in its consolidated net income in the first half of the year, driven by ...

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  7. Bago arnis team most bemedalled in Batang Pinoy Visayas tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    BAGO City's Ramon Torres National High School-Yasay Stable Club hacked the 2015 Batang Pinoy-Visayas Leg in Romblon and went home as the most bemedalled team in arnis with 10 gold medals and 10 silvers. Coach Roel Pineda's girls team showed dominance as Kyle Presente got a gold in the individual Espada y Saga, while Lourraine Cadayday added another in the individual solo weapon after beating a Palaro medalist from Aklan.

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  8. NegOcc farmers avail P91.7-M farm mechanization programsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    FARMERS in Negros Occidental have availed themselves of a total of P91.76--million worth of different mechanization programs of the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization from almost P1 billion implemented fund since it started in 2011. Romar Areno, science research analyst and coordinator of DA-PhilMech-Western Visayas, bared this in the ongoing four-day training course on operation and management of agricultural machineries for farm service providers at the Pavilion Hotel in Bacolod City that will end Friday.

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  9. 2015 PSL Grand Prix an open raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines The 2015 Philippine Superliga Grand Prix will be anybody's ball game as all teams loaded up their rosters with marquee players in the hopes of making a serious run for the crown. Powerhouse Petron is back but its title is no longer safe, as Foton, Philips Gold, Cignal, RC Cola-Air Force, and Meralco-DLSU all made major adjustments in the off-season.

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  10. AFP shrugs off Duterte endorsement by JomaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    The military yesterday described as a ''non-issue'' the reported endorsement of Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte by Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison. Armed Forces spokesman Col.

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  11. Rains to continue due to ITCZRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Most parts of the country will continue to experience cloudy skies with rains on Thursday due to the presence of Intertropical Convergence Zone , the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said. ITCZ, which is the thick clouds coming from the south of Asia, is considered a breeding ground for low-pressure areas or potential cyclones.

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  12. Misamis Oriental. a victim looks for pieces to salvage in what used...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Few days before the town's fiesta, state of calamity was declared in Opol town, following the fire that left more than 109 families homeless early Tuesday evening. Mayor Maximino Seno said it was unfortunate that the fire happened less than a week before the town fiesta, the Feast of the Lady of Consolacion, on Sunday, September 6. Opol local disaster management chief Romel Lonay said responding fire trucks had to park along the national highway and forced to lay out fire hoses to reach the fire scene.

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  13. POW's Suffering Didn't End When World War II DidRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... official end of World War II. But the suffering wasn't over for Henry Chamberlain, who had been captured on the Philippines' Bataan Peninsula more than three years before. Chamberlain's deployment overseas was the first time he'd seen the ocean. But ...

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  14. Ancient cold period could provide clues about future climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

    ... Fahrenheit in less than a decade. The event also caused rainfall to decrease in places as far away as the Philippines. However, whereas temperatures in Greenland responded quickly to the ocean current shutdown and subsequent reboot 1,000 years ...

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  15. Limpag: Bowling for bowling in school leaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... we all know who the legendary Paeng Nepomuceno is. They are but two of the many world-class bowlers from the Philippines and that we have so many shows how good we are at the sport despite its absence in the school leagues or other meets, the usual ...

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  16. This year's El Nino will be the strongest in 18 years, WMO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CBC News

    A father with his children walk over the cracked soil of a 1.5 hectare dried up fishery at the Novaleta town in Cavite province, south of Manila in May. El Nino is leading to dry weather in Southeast Asia. The current El Nino weather phenomenon is expected to peak between October and January and could turn into one of the strongest on record, experts from the World Meteorological Organization said at a news conference on Tuesday.

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  17. The singing priests of CebuRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CNN

    ... tour and according to a letter-endorsement signed by the Most Reverend Jose S. Palma, DD, Archbishop of Cebu, Philippines, the group was in town to reach out "to our Filipino brothers and sisters there, who, because of their love for their families ...

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  18. Uaap Season 78 Preview: Nu BulldogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines The National University Bulldogs enter the UAAP Season 78 men's basketball tournament with a big target on their backs as they try to defend their championship. Season 77 Summary: Season 77 was a historic one for the NU Bulldogs.

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  19. TV Review: From toe-curling karaoke to dancing with murderersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    ... with Baz Ashwamy even more determined to turn his mother Nancy into a nervous wreck. This episode was set in the Philippines, starting in a male prison in the city of Cebu. The place was full of murderers and drug dealers, so Baz was understandably ...

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  20. Remembering the days of fear, celebrating courageRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MindaNews

    ... haunted me again because that trip was a walk down memory lane; former colleagues in Task Force Detainees of the Philippines, the human rights group I worked with during Martial Law, had organized a reunion in time for the 82nd birthday of Sr. Letty ...

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