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Marcial not bothered by 'talent drain', expects Filipino talents to play in the PBA in future

The Manila Times 29 May 2024
MANILA, PhilippinesDespite the increase of Filipino players now playing overseas, PBA commissioner Willie Marcial is convinced that at some point, they will still bring their talents back to the Philippine professional league.
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Interview: Western archives acknowledge China's sovereignty over South China Sea islands -- Irish int'l law expert

China.dot.org 29 May 2024
"There is huge cynicism with which Washington in 1956 considered the expediency of encouraging the Filipinos to make claims to the islands, despite the fact the French and the British are very clear ...
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The wealth of our vocabulary

The Manila Times 29 May 2024
But it definitely would be remiss if we didn't take up the vocabulary performance of Tagalog, the base language of Filipino, our national language ... So, to be functionally literate in both Filipino and ...
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Love meets history in Ho's '1521'

Sun Star 29 May 2024
The producer explained that “1521” aims to celebrate Filipino ... While it may not adhere strictly to historical facts, it provides an engaging narrative that aims to spark interest in Filipino history.
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Surigao's precolonial gold treasures reunited

The Manila Times 26 May 2024
The collection of gold artifacts in the Reuniting exhibition is a testament to the ingenuity and artistry of the Filipino that has not been lost and is in fact still very evident today in all areas of our society."
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Love meets History in Francis Lara Ho’s historical fiction drama 1521

Sun Star 25 May 2024
The producer explained that "1521" aims to celebrate Filipino ... While it may not adhere strictly to historical facts, it provides an engaging narrative that aims to spark interest in Filipino history.
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The Senate as a barrier against constitutional reform

The Manila Times 23 May 2024
Glaring facts on unrepresentative Senate. Senator Escudero's election brings upfront some glaring and unpleasant facts about the Senate that Filipinos hardly think about ... All it can point to is the fact ...
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Arguing as Filipinos

The Philadelphia Inquirer 22 May 2024
Many Filipinos have ... In fact, I would consider this increasing trend in political participation to be the […]...
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Atin Ito 'swarming': A classic budol-budol

The Manila Times 20 May 2024
It has been used, though, to refer to how a particular political leader got Filipinos to vote for office ... Tarriela, in fact, has been over-emphasizing way too much his claim that the swarm-Scarborough is entirely a civilian initiative.
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China frictions: Is it unpatriotic to tell the truth?

The Manila Times 19 May 2024
But for Filipinos seeking objective truth and sound reasoning, whichever side the facts and arguments may favor, read on as we unpack and think through recent controversies in our intensifying frictions with China.
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The ambiguity of freedom and nationalism

The Manila Times 17 May 2024
Rizal's generation is universally recognized as the progenitors of the Filipino nation born in the late 19th century. In fact, as I wrote in "Jose Rizal. The First Filipino" (The Manila Times, May 10, 2024), Rizal biographer Leon Ma.
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Get out of Pag-asa, Zubiri tells China

The Manila Times 17 May 2024
Zubiri, Senate Majority Leader Joel Villanueva, and Sen ... "This is ours even before Magellan ... "This is just the start ... "But they will face fierce resistance from Filipino troops if they try to attack," Teodoro said. "This is a fact and cannot be denied.
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Lawmakers welcome rights super body

The Manila Times 14 May 2024
"We must ensure that this initiative translates into meaningful action, benefiting all Filipinos," Escudero said ... "Human rights are primordial, and every Filipino citizen deserves to have them upheld and protected as enshrined in our Constitution.
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Using nondiscriminatory English – Part 2

The Manila Times 09 May 2024
For gender equality, and also considering the fact that Filipino women slightly outnumber the men, it would be prudent for that statement to refer to the "Filipino" in the generic plural.
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Can Jeremy Miado stop losing skid against Hiroba Minowa?

Manila Bulletin 09 May 2024
Buntan vs. Meksen. JeremyThe Jaguar” Miado (ONE Championship) ... The Filipino remains one of the most intimidating strikers in ONE Championship. In fact, he holds knockout wins over renowned strikers Danial Williams and Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke ... .
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