Philippines Newswire (Page 8)

Philippines Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Philippines. (Page 8)

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  1. Vera to fight 'Chopper' Parry for One FC heavyweight titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Filipino-American mixed martial arts fighter Brandon "The Truth" Vera will battle Chi Lewis "Chopper" Parry for the inaugural ONE Championship heavyweight title at the Mall of Asia Arena on December 11, the organization announced. The unbeaten Parry, a British kickboxer, challenged Vera to the titular showdown after both fighters recently recorded first-round knockout wins.

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  2. Officials: - STL benefits LGUs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    ... used by San Carlos City Government in its various programs and activities, including for the Girl Scouts of the Philippines, and as aide for earthquake victims in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental. "What is good about this is that the money goes to ...

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  3. OFWs federation welcomes cancellation of balikbayan box checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    THE Federation of Overseas Filipino Workers in Negros Occidental welcomed Wednesday the order of President Benigno Aquino III for the stoppage of random or arbitrary physical inspection of balikbayan boxes by the Bureau of Customs . FOFW Negros Occidental president Salvacion Barrios said they are amenable to the President's order for a mandatory x-ray and K-9 examination of the boxes without imposing cost to the OFW sender instead of random check.

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  4. Sipadan hostage-taker nabbed in SibugayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ABS-CBN News

    A suspected leader of the Abu Sayyaf, who was tagged in the Sipadan kidnapping in 2000, was arrested in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay on Tuesday. Ibni Acosta was collared around 10 p.m. based on a warrant issued by Judge Erlinda Pinera Uy of Pasig City Regional Trial Court Branch 162 for 21 counts of kidnapping and serious illegal detention for the kidnapping of 21 foreign tourists in Sipadan, an island resort in Sabah.

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  5. Philippines, Japan ink P12-B Oda loan agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ABS-CBN News

    ... in tunnel construction technology, would fully support the first long-tunnel construction project in the Philippines. The embassy said the two projects reaffirm Japan's stead- fast commitment to assisting the Philippines achieve its goal of quality ...

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  6. DOJ going after GMA's doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ABS-CBN News

    ... soon learned that Park "does not appear in the registry of authorized physicians to practice medicine in the Philippines." This prompted them to file criminal charges against Park. Park was then charged in court with murder, syndicated estafa and ...

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  7. Perpetual targets share of lead vs. MapuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ABS-CBN News

    Perpetual's Bright Akhuetie celebrates with Earl Thompson in this file photo. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com MANILA, Philippines The University of Perpetual Help Altas will look to create a three-way logjam at first place as they face off against a dangerous Mapua Institute of Technology squad on Thursday in the NCAA Season 91 men's basketball tournament.

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  8. Seares: Winston's gambitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    WINSTON Garcia's initial play in his bid for Cebu governor is something new, not done by his father Pablo and his sister Gwen, both former governors, not proposed by his brother PJ who ran for governor. The usual maneuver, done by other politicians as well, is to tell voters what they can do for basic needs: food on the table, housing, roads, schools, hospitals and medicines, and the like.

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  9. Aldemer Cabalida Website Design ServicesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | PR Log

    DIPOLOG CITY, Philippines - Aug. 26, 2015 - PRLog -- Website Design Services When internet searchers land on your website, are they met with a professional, easy-to-use, pleasant experience? Or are they met with a lot of disappointment, disarray and confusion? If it's the latter, you are losing these valuable leads to your competition. What is Website Design? Just as the name suggests, website design is simple - the design of a website.

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  10. Chinese Fishermen Sailing Closer to Coast of Western PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Voice of America

    China and the Philippines both claim maritime rights in the South China Sea. That includes the right to fish in those waters.

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  11. Updated U.S. stocks rebound after six-day losing streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Columbian

    A Filipino trader walks in front of the electronic board at the Philippine Stock Exchange at the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines on Wednesday,. ( U.S. stocks rebounded in afternoon trading Wednesday after slumping for six straight days on concern that growth in China was slowing more quickly than previously thought.

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  12. Food poisoning downs 47 in Iloilo townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    AT LEAST 47 people who attended a birthday party was brought to the hospital due to alleged food poisoning in the town of Sta. Barbara in Iloilo last Monday.

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  13. Suarez draws bye in Asian boxingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    PHILIPPINES' Incheon Asian Games 2014 silver medalist Charly Coronel Suarez drew a bye at the start of the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships in Bangkok, Thailand on Wednesday. The 26-yeaer-old Suarez, who hails from Sawata, Davao del Norte, confirmed this in a Facebook chat with Sun.Star Davao.

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  14. Davao Optima spikers stay unbeatenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    ... opposite the Philippine National Police (PNP), 25-10 25-23, and 2 Go, 25-19, 25-19. The DMMA College of Southern Philippines (DCSP), for its part, bounced back from an 18-25, 27-29 heartbreaking loss by demolishing PNP, 25-15, 25-12 in men's pool B ...

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  15. Panabo, Mati candidates in Misters of PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    A CANDIDATE from Panabo City will represent Davao del Norte on Misters of Philippines 2015, which will be held in Dahican, Mati for pre-pageant and in Resorts World, Manila for the grand coronation night. In a weekly press conference held at Marco Polo Hotel, Davao del Norte Team Coordinator Retchelyn S. Barcelo introduced Ian Flores Alibo from Panabo City as the representative for Davao del Norte for this year's Misters of Philippines.

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  16. Limpag: A preview of Cesafi 2015 football finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    ... rout of the University of San Carlos. In their first game, the Magis Eagles blanked the University of Southern Philippines Foundation, 3-0. The two teams haven't faced a common foe this season yet, so it's difficult to gauge who has the advantage ...

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  17. Council lets Rama move forward on SRP paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    THE Cebu City Council authorized Mayor Michael Rama yesterday to negotiate with the state bank for the pre-payment of the P2.4-billion balance for the South Road Properties loan. The authority to negotiate with the Land Bank of the Philippines was given to the mayor after the council approved Councilor James Cuenco's resolution covering the matter.

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  18. Briones: Meet WinstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    WHAT an introduction. Announcing that there'd be billions of dollars worth of projects for Cebu Province if he was elected governor certainly got everybody's attention.

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  19. 10-MW hydropower plant pushedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    THE Cotabato Electric Cooperative is pushing for its 10-megawatt run-off river mini-hydropower plant project in Magpet, Cotabato in a bid to take part in the renewable energy campaign to maintain a balanced power mix in Mindanao. Godofredo Homes, Cotelco general manager, told reporters Tuesday at the sidelines of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines -led Mindanao Power forum at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City that they are now in the process of securing a Renewable Energy Service Contract from the Department of Energy .

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  20. Tell it to Sun.Star: Enrile's releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sun-Star

    ... a case of plunder, to leave for abroad. The TRO would have allowed Arroyo to go to countries with which the Philippines has no extradition treaty and thus avoid criminal prosecution. To her eternal credit, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima defied the ...

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