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FYLPRO signs 3-year MOU with Ayala, DFA, launches application for 2016 Immersion Program to PHL

LOS ANGELES — FYLPRO representatives on May 18 signed a 3-year partnership with the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs and Ayala Foundation, Inc., which commences the launch of its 2016 Immersion Program application that would identify 10 Filipino-American young leaders to...
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Washington exhibit honors Filipina suffragists

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “It is worth noting that Philippine society has always been blessed with strong and powerful women who shape the course of our history. Filipinas are active in diverse fields, pouring their talents, skill, and passion into many areas of human endeavor. It is...
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Duterte: Death penalty is for retribution Not intended to deter crime

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday stood by to his plan to push for the reimposition of the death penalty despite claims by Catholic church leaders and human rights advocates that executions are not a deterrent to crime. Speaking at the inauguration...
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Aquino: We have reclaimed PHL’s honor

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Outgoing President Benigno Aquino III said on Thursday that under his administration, in terms of foreign policy, the Philippines was able to reclaim its distinguished stature in the community of nations. Speaking during the 118th foundation anniversary of the...
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Duterte to ‘corrupt’ gov’t officials, personnel: ‘Shape up now’

By Allen V. Estabillo ALABEL, Sarangani  (PNA) – President-elect Rodrigo R. Duterte called on government officials and personnel who are into “corrupt” activities to “shape up now” as he reiterated his commitment to cleanse the bureaucracy of corruption in his upcoming...
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China accepts Duterte’s offer for joint efforts to improve bilateral ties

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – China has expressed willingness to work with the Duterte administration to improve its bilateral ties with the Philippines marred by a simmering territorial dispute involving the West Philippine Sea. In a press conference in Beijing on Wednesday, Chinese...
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Diana Zubiri, husband expect baby girl

Actress Diana Zubiri and husband model-host Andrew Smith are expecting a baby girl. The actress had a baby shower for their upcoming baby, Aliyah Rose, attended by some of their closest friends. Pictures from the event were shared by the couple and some of their guests on...
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Jodi confirms split from Jolo Revilla

Jodi Sta. Maria and Jolo Revilla have split, the actress confirmed to reporters Tuesday at the sidelines of a press conference for her upcoming film, “The Achy Breaky Hearts.” Sta. Maria, 34, did not go into details about the breakup but said that she and Revilla, the vice...
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2016 Outlander Sport awarded NEMPA Yankee value award for second consecutive year

CYPRESS, Calif  – Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced the 2016 Outlander Sport has once again been recognized by the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) and awarded the Yankee Value Award for the second consecutive year. Outlander Sport was...