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Nike cancels Lebron James’ Manila event

Nike on Wednesday September 7,2016 has announced the cancellation of Lebron James’ scheduled Manila event. James is supposed to be in the country on September 8 and 9 for his “Battle the Doubt” Asian tour. In a statement, Nike said they apologized to the number of James’ fans for the unfortunate event. They cited logistical…

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Philippines is the host Miss Universe 2016

It’s official, Philippines will be the host country of the next Miss Universe Pageant. As confirmed by Department of Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo, Philippine will be the host of the 2016 Miss Universe Pageant to be held on January 30, 2017. Teo said no government funds will be spent as private sector will shoulder the…

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President Duterte signs Executive Order on FOI

“Better late than never” President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday July 23 has signed Executive Order on Freedom of Information. In a report by Rappler.com, Duterte is reported to have signed his second EO mandating “mandating full public disclosure of all offices under the executive branch”. Presidential Communications Office Secretary Martin Andanar said the EO will cover…

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PH Team bags numerous medals at WCOPA 2016

Singers, musicians, dancers, actors and models from more than 50 countries competed before 75 judges from the entertainment industry at the 20th Annual World Championships of Performing Arts®, July 8 – 17, 2016 in Long Beach, California. This international meet is often cited as the official “Talent Olympics” for aspiring performers. Selections for contestants have…

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PH wins arbitration case against China

The ruling is out, and it favors The Philippines. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has finally released its ruling on the South China Sea dispute favoring The Philippines. In the decision released Tuesday July 12, 2016, The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague Netherlands, sided with The Philippines case against China…