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Miriam warns Napoles: Don’t lie

MANILA, Nov 7 (Mabuhay) – Despite not feeling well, Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago emerged during Thursday’s Senate blue ribbon committee hearing on the the alleged pork barrel scam to quiz supposed brains Janet Lim-Napoles. Santiago reminded Napoles that she can not just...
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How Gretchen Barretto treats intrigues

A lot of celebrities get affected by intrigues negatively but not socialite-actress Gretchen Barretto, saying she treats intrigues thrown at her as challenges. “I still believe that no one can ruin you but yourself. Your actions will ruin you, not what people say,” she said...
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Bonifacio and Rizal: Shedding blood for freedom

by: Rey Andres The stubbornness Andres de Castro Bonifacio who refused to listen to an intellectual and well-educated Jose Protacio Rizal sparked a revolution in August of 1896 to signal the struggle to end the three-and-a half centuries of Spanish colonial rule in the...
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Lladro: porcelain expressions of art, culture, life and positive human values

In a world filled with negative aura, comes the positive vision of porcelain art in all of Lladro’s porcelain pieces. In their Expressions brochure, their mission is stated as: “we want our work to have elegance, to be expressive, to exude life and to have feelings.” “We want...
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Audiophile turns garbage into gold restoring vintage systems

by: Rey Andres In this age of miniaturized sound technology, collectors still prefer the high-fidelity rendition the tube in their sound systems. The technology that many baby-boomers grew up with still commands a following in this high tech, user-friendly world of gadgetry. Rey...
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Pacquiao wwept up in Linsanity

Boxing champ to meet with Jeremy Lin in New York  tomorrow By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 – Like much of America, Fighter of the Decade Manny Pacquiao has been swept up in Linsanity. “I’m so proud of Jeremy Lin,” Pacquiao told Balita Media after a press...
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Joel Bander faces more legal problems as more victims surface

By Rhony Laigo JOEL BANDER, the lawyer who now claims to have been set up probably by his own victims or by those who have an axe to grind against him in what is turning out to be a celebrated sex scandal that he allegedly committed in the Philippines, may yet face more legal...
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Dr. Manny Calayan: We were never shut down

Dr. Manny Calayan speaks to the media and says operations at the Calayan clinic in Los Angeles never stopped despite a sting conducted by the Medical Board last year.
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‘We were never shut down’ – Dr. Manny Calayan

By Rhony Laigo LOS ANGELES – Contrary to reports, the Calayan Surgicentre Corp. never stopped operations despite a reported sting last August by the California Medical Board that alleged that the clinic of the famous Filipino plastic surgeon was conducting illegal surgical...
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Philippine quake kills 43

MANILA, February 6, 2012 (AFP) – At least 43 people were killed when a powerful earthquake triggered landslides, collapsed homes and smashed bridges across the central Philippines on Monday, authorities said.   The 6.8-magntiude quake hit a narrow strait between the...