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The Changing (May)weather

The fighter best known for his unblemished boxing record and best-hated for his arrogance and big talk is seeming likable these days, less haughty in interviews and even talking about things other than money. “The main thing that’s important is family,” said five-division world...
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Sorority ‘sisterhood’ – the unconditional bond of friendship

It’s really difficult to define what sorority “sisterhood” really means. People from the “outside” looking in will never understand it, while those from the “inside” can’t seem to explain it. This writer is proud to be part of the “unconditional bond of friendship” brought about...
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De Lima: 90 to be charged over Mamasapano clash

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Some 90 members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, and private armed groups had been recommended to be criminally charged for the Mamasapano clash, according to a report by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and...
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PNP: No official record yet on reported resignation of Espina

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police on Thursday said they have no official record yet of the reported resignation of General Leonardo Espina as the police force’s officer-in-charge. “Wala pang ganyan sa official records ng PNP,” police spokesperson Chief...
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Pacquiao eager to trade blows with Mayweather

By Greg Heakes Los Angeles, United States | AFP  – Manny Pacquiao pronounced himself ready to fight Floyd Mayweather, saying he’s willing to engage the unbeaten American in the middle of the ring if that’s what it takes to win. The eagerly-anticipated May 2 welterweight...
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DFA confirms Iqbal has PHL passport, will seek counsel on whether it can reveal name

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Moro Islamic Liberation Front chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal has a valid Philippine passport supported by “personal records,” Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said Wednesday. Del Rosario however said that the Department of Foreign Affairs...
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Binay camp blames ex-Makati vice mayor for lack of electricity, water in relocation site

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday blamed former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado for the lack of electricity and water in a P1.2-billion relocation site in Laguna bought by the Makati city government under Binay’s leadership. In an interview...
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No money problems for Willie Revillame

Amid previous reports about his gambling habit, Willie Revillame now says no to casino. “Nagca-casino, yes, tatanggapin ko na totoo iyan. Naglibang ako sa buhay ko, pinakiramdaman ko lang kung anong meron kasi hindi ako sanay diyan eh. So, na-challenge ako,” Willie said in a...
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Rep. Chu, leaders promote DACA due to low enrollment

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman “Nothing to fear and everything to gain.” According to Rep. Judy Chu, this is what’s in store for all eligible applicants of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA is an immigration policy which allows certain undocumente...
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Pilipino professionals give advice to UCLA-bound students

On Saturday, April 11th at the UCLA Carnesales Commons’ Venice Room, the UCLA Pilipino Recruitment and Enrichment Program (PREP) and the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association presented a panel of Pilipino professionals who graduated from or taught at UCLA.  Panelists included...
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