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Pia Wurtzbach tries skydiving in Dubai

MANILA – Pia Wurtzbach can finally tick off skydiving from her bucket list. In a series of Instagram stories shared by her boyfriend Marlon Stockinger, the former Miss Universe admitted to having “sweaty hands” right before she boarded the plane for the jump. “I am shaking,” Wurtzbach told her beau …

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American rapper Russ to perform in Manila in July

MANILA — American rapper Russ will be performing his hits in Manila in July. The 26-year-old rapper will be performing on July 27, 2019 at the New Frontier Theater. His hit songs include “What They Want” and “Losin’ Control” from his album “There’s Really a Wolf.” Watch more in iWant …

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A day in the life

For Easter Sunday, I once again decided to share personal reflections from my son, Roel, a writer and educator who studied Literature in DLSU: It’s beyond similes, the relief dispensed by the cool burst of air from our friendly neighborhood grocery that welcomes me after a three-day closure. The much-anticipated …

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Elevating Philippines’ economic profile

The recent Philippine economic briefing in Washington that the Philippine embassy helped organize with the Department of Finance was well attended. Many of those present were impressed at the economic development plans of the country. The Philippine showcase presented by Vince Dizon on the Clark transformation was a clincher because …

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Time for Catholics to cast protest vote

Whatever dark spirit has been driving President Duterte’s bashing of God, Catholicism and the Church’s teachings, Filipinos emerging from their Lenten spiritual retreat should come out stronger in their resolve to defend their faith. One action that the 80-percent Catholic majority in the Philippines can take is to rebuke Duterte …

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Residents oppose Matabungkay environment fee collection

Residents of Lian town in Batangas are protesting the local government’s collection of environment user’s fee in Barangay Matabungkay, which allegedly did not go through the process of public consultation. Dennis Ilagan (third from right), who represents the residents of Barangay San Diego in Lian, Batangas explains to the media …

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