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PASADENA mayor to unveil first meter of the real change movement’s donation meter program

PASADENA, Calif. – The public is invited to join Mayor Bill Bogaard, Flintridge Center officials and community leaders for the unveiling of a new “donation meter” program, the Real Change Movement, at Fuller Theological Seminary, 180 North Oakland Avenue, Pasadena, […]
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Chiz presses for senate probe of port congestion

Senator Chiz Escudero has asked the Senate Committees on Trade, Commerce and Entrepreneurship, Economic Affairs, and the Ways and Means to probe the congestion in the two major ports in the country which is hurting the flow of goods going […]
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12 Chinese jailed for illegal fishing in Tubbataha Reef

MANILA (AFP) – Twelve Chinese fishermen were handed long prison terms on Tuesday for illegal fishing in the Philippines after their ship ran aground on a World Heritage-listed coral reef, a court official said. The 12 were arrested at the […]
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Ai Ai wins raves for Cinemalaya film

Comedienne Ai Ai delas Alas is earning rave reviews for her dramatic turn in the indie film “Ronda,” one of the 10 films in the New Breed category of the 10th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival. In “Ronda,” which is […]
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Nikki Gil thrilled to be accepted as an actress

Nikki Gil, who started her career as a singer, is grateful that audiences have also accepted her as an actress. Gil is part of the upcoming series “Hawak Kamay” with Iza Calzado and Piolo Pascual. “Siyempre nakakataba ng puso kasi […]
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From conquering corporate America to flunking retirement

She successfully conquered the competitive and often-stressful world of corporate America… but failed in what is perceived to be a most fun and relaxing period…retirement. That’s how influential Filipina Cora Tellez, explains her professional life. “I had...
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Aquino gets DAP-like powers in 2015 budget

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Aquino’s proposal for a 2.6 trillion-peso national budget in 2015 gives him powers akin to what he exercised under the unconstitutional disbursement acceleration program (DAP), a lawmaker said Wednesday. Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares grilled Budget...
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DPWH to build P1.73-B water supply projects in 30 tourism areas: Singson

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Aimed at further boosting the country’s tourism industry, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will commence this year the implementation of Tourism Water Supply Infrastructure Program (TWSIP)to provide potable water supply to 30 waterless tourism...
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Pia Cayetano seeks probe of ‘Torre de Manila’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Pia Cayetano has filed a resolution calling for an investigation into the construction of a condominium tower in Manila that heritage advocates oppose because it would despoil the Rizal Monument. Senate Resolution No.824 filed by Cayetano, […]
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Piolo open to doing a film with Sarah G

Actor Piolo Pascual said he is open to the idea of doing a movie with Pop Star Princess Sarah Geronimo. “Definitely. She is one of the few na gusto kong makasama but nagkasunud-sunod sila ni Lloydie,” he said, referring to […]
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