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The huge Christmas tree in Quezon City‘s Araneta City (formerly Araneta Center) is one of the best-recognized reminders that the holidays are just around the corner. The tree was illuminated on Friday night in ceremonies at the Times Square Food Park attracting spectators. The event was graced by Araneta matriarch Stella Araneta, actress Anne Curtis, and titleholders of Binibining Pilipinas. The crowd, both young and old, marveled at the 100-foot

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An animated film showcasing the Mactan Fight between Filipino hero Lapulapu and Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan is an opportunity for the audience to know more about their ancestors, said Friday the State History Agency. What we are asking of the public is to be critical and take advantage of the opportunity to find out who our ancestors really were, by reading books on Philippine history, culture and society, or by

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According to a story published by Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report, Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry is “unlikely” to return this season. Curry had surgery last Friday on his broken left leg. At that point, the team announced that in three months it would change its status, which could have brought Curry back on the court around the All-Star Game. For the Warriors, who played in the NBA Finals

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The proposal of the Philippine government to rationalize tax incentives under the proposed Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Rationalization Act (CITIRA) concerns Japanese investors interested in joining or expanding the country’s business. Executive vice president and board member of MUFG Bank Takahiro Onishi said the corporate community in Japan is concerned about “tax issues,” particularly manufacturers in the hubs of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA). The second package of

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Many Filipinos abroad turn to vape amid results from clinical studies showing that the convenient, “clean” alternative to cigarettes has adverse effects on consumers in attempts to quench their cigarette smoking habits. Randolf Francisco, 28, in Salmiya, Kuwait, a support crew told in an interview that he did not get sick, except for common diseases, after he switched to vaping. Ransel Ladera, 36, a dining worker in a casino hotel

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On Friday, Senator Manny Pacquiao visits the towns impacted by the earthquake in North Cotabato. Pacquiao gave the families in the numerous evacuation centers relief goods and sanitation facilities. Last month, at least three major earthquakes hit the southern Philippines. A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit parts of the region of Mindanao on October 16. On October 29, Tulunan, North Cotabato, was again struck by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that was

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Cagayan province was put in a state of disaster on Friday due to the flooding that affected several cities in the northwest region. According to the Provincial Information Office of Cagayan, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan made the statement during a special session on Friday afternoon. Continuous heavy rains from Typhoon Quiel and a cold front’s tail end over the past couple of days have flooded rice fields, residential and commercial areas.

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Malacañang called on the public to allow Vice President Leni Robredo, recently appointed as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Council on Anti-Illegal Drugs by President Rodrigo Duterte, the space to have its own strategy against illegal drugs. This was after Robredo called an ICAD conference on Friday and said that without bloodshed, the war on drugs can be achieved. Robredo also accepted the challenge of her IACD co-chair Aaron Aquino, Chief

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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) unveiled a website application that calculates the risk of tsunami in a region. On November 5, World Tsunami Awareness Day, the GeoAnalyticsPH was launched. Presented by GeoRisk Philippines ‘ Mabelline Cahulogan, the website provides summary reports of the barangay, municipal and provincial tsunami exposure levels across the country. The app estimates the population of the region exposed to tsunami threats, as well

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Anticipation for the forthcoming UAAP semi-basketball match between the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and the University of the Philippines (UP) has also entered the Supreme Court halls-with some magistrates candidly in the hard-court clash. Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta, a Thomasian, has expressed confidence that the Growling Tigers will defeat the Fighting Maroons, which holds a double-to-beat advantage when the two teams face off on Sunday. But in the High