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End foreign-controlled Meralco's 15-year monopoly

The Manila Times 13 Jun 2024
... First Pacific Co.'s subsidiaries, Meralco has not changed this drastic change in ownership, especially the fact that a Filipino-owned utility firm had been turned over to a foreign conglomerate.
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Independence Day thoughts: What, when and which should we commemorate?

The Manila Times 12 Jun 2024
THE commemoration of Filipino Independence Day on Wednesday unavoidably brought back to mind awkward and embarrassing facts and particulars of our people's historic declaration of independence in Kawit, Cavite, on June 12, 1898.
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Glimpse of the typical Filipino father

The Manila Times 12 Jun 2024
WHEN Filipinos hear the word "father," what comes to mind? "Hay naku, tanong mo kay Mommy." ... This is just a glimpse of the typical Filipino tatay, itay, daddy, papa, papang, ama and amang, among others.
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More ways to get rid of clutter

The Manila Times 12 Jun 2024
"Almost all Filipinos feel upbeat about this year, in spite of the fact that more than half considered themselves poor in 2002 ... That's 4,000,000 downbeat Filipinos, or about half the Greater Manila ...
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Exclusive: Mario Barrios coach embraces Manny Pacquiao fight

WBN 09 Jun 2024
Share on Facebook. Share on X (Twitter). Share on Pinterest. Share on LinkedIn ... Pacquiao’s status as a boxing legend and the fact the Filipino superstar is only planning one more professional bout would see the WBC look favorably upon the request.
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Italian Ambassador Marco Clemente and his family's enriching experience in the Philippines

The Manila Times 08 Jun 2024
Maria furthered, "I think the smile of the Filipinos and the fact that you smile at us so happily has to do with the fact that you practice gratitude a lot, which is probably ingrained in your culture ... Simone also shared an interesting fact.
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Ogie Alcasid, James Deakin sign on as Global Dominion brand ambassadors

The Manila Times 07 Jun 2024
"I'm pumped; I'm really pumped," enthused the Filipino-British media personality ... He said in Filipino and English, "Personally, I'm very excited. Apart from the fact that we are proud of Global ...
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China ships harass PH medical mission

The Manila Times 07 Jun 2024
... collisions that injured several Filipino troops ... The Philippines and Japan are in fact "close to signing" a defense agreement that will allow Japanese forces to train with Filipino troops, he said.
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Speaker says China's behavior won't improve ties

The Manila Times 04 Jun 2024
"We bemoan what happened and hope they stop this kind of aggressive behavior because it doesn't improve relations," Romualdez said in Filipino. "In fact, the West Philippine Sea shouldn't define our relations with China.
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3 NPA rebels surrendered in Sultan Kudarat

Sun Star 04 Jun 2024
“We are pleased with the return of our three fellow Filipinos. They are among the many former members of the communist terrorist group who have awakened to the fact that the armed struggle is based on deception and violence,” Rillera said.
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Invest in yourself, invest in travel

Manila Bulletin 03 Jun 2024
Not only Filipinos are hit by the “travel bug”, but people in other parts of the world, too. In fact, my daughter based in Europe had been to 60+ countries (that means she had the privilege to discover ...
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China beats the war drums at Shangri-La Dialogue

Beijing News 03 Jun 2024
It seems only a matter of time before Filipino seamen are killed. In fact, the Philippines copped high criticism from Beijing ... In fact, what they are doing is emboldening Taiwan independence separatists in an attempt tocontain China with Taiwan.
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Is he mad, and a warmonger?

The Manila Times 02 Jun 2024
I don't need to rattle off the facts on the Chinese and Filipino militaries to conclude that war against a nuclear superpower is insanity.
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This group is trying to get native vegetables back on the table

Manila Bulletin 30 May 2024
Filipinos aren’t eating enough vegetables, and one group is out to change that. Chef Laorence Castillo is one of the founders of Gulay Na, an organization that focuses on Filipino food heritage advocates for food biodiversity and food sovereignty.
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Bread to succeed

The Manila Times 30 May 2024
ACROSS the globe, Filipino families are known to be closely knit ... "Our loaf bread is not airy and is suited to the Filipino taste ... products are suited to the discriminating taste of Filipino families.
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