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Obama to meet Duterte, broach China, human rights

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎42 minutes ago‎
US PRESIDENT Barack H. Obama is expected to meet with Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Sept. 6 and plans to touch on human rights as well as security concerns, the White House said on Monday.
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Draft FOI manual includes list of 166 exceptions

Rappler - ‎Aug 28, 2016‎
MANILA, Philippines - Individuals seeking information from the government may need to review 166 exceptions listed in the August 22 draft of the Freedom of Information (FOI) People's Manual.
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PHL considers provisional fishing agreement with China in Scarborough Shoal

InterAksyon - ‎5 hours ago‎
Chinese coastguard vessels are seen blocking access of Filipino fishermen to the resource-rich Scarborough Shoal in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).
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12 soldiers die in Patikul clash with Abu Sayyaf

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎42 minutes ago‎
TWELVE SOLDIERS, including a young lieutenant, were killed in a clash with Islamic State-linked rebels in the remote southern island of Jolo, a Philippine Army spokesman said on Monday as the Army offensive entered its fifth day.
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MARIE YUVIENCO | Ambiguous definitions

InterAksyon - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Members of the Claimants 1081, a group of martial-law victims, and the Bantayog ng Mga Bayani Foundation ask the PSG to give them access to Malacañang Palace Tuesday afternoon.
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Singapore confirms Zika spread; some countries issue travel warnings

GMA News - ‎17 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE - The number of confirmed cases of Zika virus in Singapore rose to 82 on Tuesday, with some of the latest infections detected beyond the area of the initial outbreak.
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SC denies Napoles' plea to junk charges for P100-M fund misuse

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎43 minutes ago‎
THERE IS NO stopping the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan from continuing the trial of alleged pork barrel scam queen Janet L. Napoles for graft charges over the four-year misuse of development funds of two former congressmen amounting to over P100 ...
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BI frees 177 Indonesians who posed as Filipinos with Hajj passports - ‎7 hours ago‎
MANILA - The Bureau of Immigration has freed the 177 Indonesians who posed as Filipino pilgrims to the Hajj, complete with Philippine passports, early this month.
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Soldiers told: Don't be 'too optimistic' about Duterte's salary hike vow

Rappler - ‎10 hours ago‎
DUTERTE'S PROMISES. President Rodrigo Duterte does the fist gesture with uniformed personnel of the 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Capinpin in Tanay, Rizal on August 24.
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PDEA, NBI deny involvement in preparing Duterte's list of 'narco politicians'

GMA News - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and National Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday admitted they were not involved in the preparation of President Rodrigo Duterte's list of politicians allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade.
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Singapore jails 2 more Bangladeshis for terror financing

Dhaka Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Singapore court has jailed two Bangladeshis, detained in April, for financing terrorism after detaining them in April on suspicion of planning attacks in their home country.
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PM Najib: 'Moments of unity' define Malaysia's progress

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - In an impassioned speech at Dewan Merdeka in the Putra World Trade Centre here on Tuesday (Aug 30), Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak highlighted Malaysia's many achievements and ...
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Hold independence story telling activities at government agencies: Nazri

New Straits Times Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Government agencies and institutions are asked to play a more effective role by organising story telling activities on events when the country gained independence.
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Two buried in 6m of mud in freak accident (Updated)

The Sun Daily - ‎45 minutes ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: A Bangladeshi national met an untimely death after he was buried in a mudslide at the construction site of a condominium in Jalan Segambut Dalam, Taman Segambut here today afternoon.
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Six US senators urge Obama to prioritize cyber crime at G20 summit

GMA News - ‎11 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - Six US senators have urged President Barack Obama to prioritize cyber crime at this weekend's Group of 20 summit in China, in the wake of the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank, according to a letter obtained by Reuters.
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Uniform template for business permits proposed

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎45 minutes ago‎
THREE LINE departments have issued a joint memorandum circular urging all local government units (LGUs) to follow a uniform format for their business permits and licensing system (BPLS) in order to cut the processing time down to two days.
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Budget gap widens to P51B - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The budget deficit in July widened to P50.7 billion even as the Duterte administration, in its first month, failed to generate the target revenue and meet the programmed expenditure for the month.
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Airlines should deplane passengers after tarmac delay

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎37 minutes ago‎
THE CIVIL Aeronautics Board (CAB) has released a resolution on procedures to allow aircraft passengers to deplane after “long” delays on the tarmac.

Alveo launches fourth residential tower at former FTI property in Taguig - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Alveo Land, a unit of property giant Ayala Land, has brought P1.9 billion worth of new inventory to Metro Manila's property market with the launch of the fourth and final tower of its mid-rise residential project, “The Veranda,” in Arca South, Taguig ...
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Smartphones lower concentration levels by 26%

Human Resources Online - ‎14 hours ago‎
The further away from our smartphone, the better we can concentrate at work. A new study shows participants scoring 26% higher in a concentration test when their phone is removed from the room, as opposed to lying on their desk.
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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Explores Battery Storage Partnership with Filipino Utility

TCC - ‎20 hours ago‎
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) plans to ramp up production for its energy storage arm, Tesla Energy, by the fourth quarter of 2016 and it has already started penetrating in new markets to create more demand.
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EU orders Apple to pay up to €13B tax to Ireland

GMA News - ‎6 hours ago‎
BRUSSELS - EU antitrust regulators ordered Apple on Tuesday to pay up to €13 billion ($14.5 billion) in taxes plus interest to the Irish government after ruling that a special scheme to route profits through Ireland was illegal state aid.
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BMW's new 5 Series debuts Remote 3D View camera feature

Digital Trends - ‎27 minutes ago‎
BMW is being very coy about its next-generation 5 Series sedan, which is set to debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show in about a month.
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Import sub Singletary debuts for Beermen vs Bolts - ‎3 hours ago‎
San Miguel fields in temporary import sub Mike Singletary as the Beermen seek to push their playoff aspiration against the Meralco Bolts in the PBA Governors Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Wednesday.

San Sebastian Stags win fourth straight match

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎32 minutes ago‎
THE San Sebastian Stags continued to roll yesterday, winning their fourth straight at the expense of the Lyceum Pirates, 77-69. Guard Regilie Ilagan led the San Sebastian Stags to their fourth straight win yesterday, scoring 25 points and going 7-of-13 ...
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Altamirano believes NU Bulldogs can beat anybody, but plays down tag as darkhorse

Sports Interactive Network Philippines - ‎2 hours ago‎
Eric Altamirano says NU has to be consistent to be able to beat the top teams in the UAAP. Jerome Ascano. IS National University the biggest threat in La Salle's bid for the UAAP Season 79 crown?
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TNT KaTropa tries to avoid losing skid vs hot GlobalPort - ‎3 hours ago‎
A FIRST loss is something TNT KaTropa coach Jong Uichico can easily shrug off. What he can't tolerate is a second straight defeat.
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Wonka kids pay tribute to Gene Wilder

BBC News - ‎58 minutes ago‎
One of Gene Wilder's best-loved performances was as Willy Wonka in the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. The child stars who played Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt and Violet Beauregarde have been paying their tributes to the actor, who has ...
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WATCH: Georgina Wilson is pregnant

Rappler - ‎4 hours ago‎
PREGNANT. Georgina Wilson reveals that she and her husband Arthur Burnand are expecting a baby. Screengrab from Facebook/eonlineas.
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JaDine's newest teleserye teases #LoveWins angle

CNN Philippines - ‎8 hours ago‎
Love team of the moment James Reid and Nadine Lustre, fondly known as JaDine, is back with a new teleserye, “Till I Met You,” also starring JC Santos, in a love triangle to watch out for.
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KC Concepcion's half-sister crowned Miss Earth Sweden 2016

The Manila Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Cloie Syquia Skarne, KC Concepcion's half-sister through father Gabby Concepcion, won the Miss Earth Sweden 2016 title on Sunday night (Monday in Manila).
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Here's What It Feels Like to Spend a Year on 'Mars'

National Geographic - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dice games, dancing, and virtual family dinners helped the six members of the HI-SEAS project cope with isolation on a volcano's slopes.
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What Will Happen To OSIRIS-REx's Asteroid Sample?

Popular Science - ‎4 hours ago‎
OSIRIS-REx will launch in September for the asteroid 101955 Bennu. The spacecraft will return a sample of the asteroid to Earth in 2023, allowing scientists to analyze it with equipment that is too large and too power-hungry to fit on a spacecraft ...

World Population will Rise to Nine Billion in 2050

Prensa Latina - ‎11 hours ago‎
30 de agosto de 2016, 01:25Washington, Aug 30 (Prensa Latina ) A new review of the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) , estimates that world population would reach nine billion by 2050, an increase of 33 percent over the 7.4 billion at present, it was ...
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WATCH | New data storage system found by chance

InterAksyon - ‎9 hours ago‎
Old photographs fade away, and old videotapes can become unplayable. Digital photos are also vulnerable, and can be lost when computer hard drives fail.
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Zika infection now linked to hearing loss in babies, study finds

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Doctors are now adding hearing loss to the growing list of health problems linked to Zika infections in babies. The virus is already known to cause microcephaly, a condition in which babies are born with abnormally small heads and incomplete brain ...

Surging dengue cases alarm Iloilo City Hall

Sun.Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
ILOILO City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog has ordered an all-out battle against the spread of dengue virus and to destroy all breeding places of virus carrying mosquitoes in all villages.

PHO starts emergency fogging vs dengue

Sun.Star - ‎13 hours ago‎
THE Provincial Health Office (PHO) has started the emergency fogging in localities in Negros Occidental with high incidence of dengue.