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Manny Pacquiao

Senator and boxing icon Manny Paquiao is all set to get into the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on July 20 (July 21, PHL time) with Keith Thurman for the WBA (Super) World Championship. He stated thar he is so ready for this battle and he believe it’s one of the greatest training camps they will ever had. He added that he is in the finest condition

Game of Thrones

The Game of Thrones cast jumped in front of a boisterous crowd at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday to defend its much-maligned final season, blaming the backlash on adverse press coverage. The conclusion of the HBO fantasy epic irritated fans around the globe and organizers of the pop culture conference had to remind the audience before the retrospective panel to make the cast feel welcome. While the cast received a

oil ship

The Philippine government is coordinating with Iranian officials to guarantee that the Filipino sailor, who was among the 23 crew members of a British-flagged ship confiscated by Iran on Friday night, is safe and immediately released. MT Stena Impero was seized during the transit of the Strait of Hormuz by the Iranian authorities on the afternoon of July 19. Iran said the petroleum tanker registered in the United Kingdom was

Leila De Lima

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima accused the administration using Vice President as a “scapegoat” and the threat of impeachment against her as a “diversionary tactic” to cover up the guilt of President Rodrigo Duterte. The former senator said that presidential anti-corruption commissioner Manuelito Luna was only attempting to gain the president’s brownie points when he (Luna) issued the impeachment threat against Robredo. Calling for the Vice President’s impeachment is also

Zamboanga

There is a rise in dengue instances led local authorities in Zamboanga Sibugay and South Cotabato to declare a state of calamity. Some dengue patients from Zamboanga Sibugay were taken for therapy to Zamboanga City and put in a hospital room as the rooms were complete. The amount of dengue instances in Zamboanga Sibugay increased by 2,000 percent compared to the amount of instances in 2018, based on information from

COMLEC

Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel intends to move back to October 2021 for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections planned for May 2020. Pimentel submitted House Bill 905 requesting the postponement of the said elections from 11 May 2020 to 11 October 2021. The lawmaker said this is to offer more time to prepare for the Commission on Elections (Comelec). He stated that they want to offer the Comelec

OceanaGold

Didipio, Nueva Vizcaya – OceanaGold Philippines, Inc. (OGPI) recently published information on its contributions to the local economy from its years of commercial manufacturing. The firm has provided the region with a total of P39.5 billion in the form of taxes, jobs, agricultural and social development assistance. It has remitted nearly 780-million pesos from a combination of 580-million in local business and 210-million in real estate taxes for Nueva Vizcaya

Astronauts

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first moon landing, Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins met. They gathered with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office, who got a rundown of his administration’s plans to get astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and then to Mars in the 2030s. Also attending were both late Neil Armstrong’s sons, the first man to step on the

financial team

The financial team of President Rodrigo Duterte is confident that the sky-high inflation in 2018 will not occur again for the remainder of his term, as the government is ramping up reforms and external forces are becoming favourable. The Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) even lowered the inflation outlook for 2019 to between 2.7% and 3.5% at its 176th session. The previous outlook was 2% to 4%. Due to the

flim

When Jane De Leon was a graduate schoolgirl, she was walking her house pretending to be flying on a wet-market plastic winged headpiece. She also said like Darna, inspired by the iteration of the icon for television by Angel Locsin. She wanted to be just like her, but she admitted that those aspirations were a child’s pipe dream to attack the bad guys and act as a model. But there