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7.4M households to get unconditional cash transfers – DoF

About 7.4 million households nationwide will receive P2,400 each in unconditional cash transfers (UCTs) within the first quarter, the Finance department said on Friday. The number comprises the 4.4 million existing beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and three million indigent senior citizens already receiving social pensions, the department said in a statement. Finance […]

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Batangas keeps win run going in MPBL
Collegiate standouts Teytey Teodoro and Bong Quinto came up big just when they were needed the most as host Batangas City survived Parañaque City in overtime, 87-79, to stay unscathed in the 2018 Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Anta Rajah Cup.


ONE Championship: Aung La N Sang now two division champ
In the main event of “ONE: QUEST FOR GOLD,” “The Burmese Python” Aung La N Sang added yet another accolade to his glowing repertoire of awards as a global martial arts superstar, copping the vacant ONE Light Heavyweight World Championship with a knockout victory over Brazil’s Alexandre Machado.


P1.2M worth of ‘shabu’ seized by QC POlice

Over P1.2 million worth of “shabu” (crystal meth) was seized in a drug bust by Quezon City police from two men who are allegedly notorious drug peddlers in at least three cities in the metropolis.

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Will new MLB rules realistically change pace of play?

Will MLB’s new rules really change pace of play, or will it all be for not?


Deportivo wastes penalty kick, remains winless under Seedorf
MADRID (AP) Clarence Seedorf remained winless as Deportivo La Coruna coach after a 0-0 draw with Espanyol in the Spanish league on Friday.



Vice News

Some People On Vancouver Island Adopted a Rescue Pig And Ate It

‘It takes a special type of person to adopt an animal from a rescue organization simply to take them home to kill them, and eat them.’


A Brit Asks an American Why Their Gun Laws Are So Awful

And whether protests after the recent school shooting in Florida might finally change things.


We Shared a Prison Cell with an Isis Fighter

The story of Robert Daw and Rae Lewis-Ayling, who travelled to Iraq to help build the utopian Rojava, but ended up in prison for 40 days.


Immigration

Newcomer to Canada? Set yourself up for financial success in 2018
  Whether you are new to Canada or have been in the country for many years, having personal and financial goals will help set you up for success in 2018. As you familiarize yourself with banking in Canada, creating short- and long-term goals can help you achieve financial milestones in the year ahead and beyond. […]


7 reasons and 7 days left to nominate for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards of 2018
The deadline to nominate for the 10th annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards of 2018 is one week away. Here are seven reasons to nominate over the next seven days! Final deadline is February 27, midnight EST.   Reason #1: It’s the 10-year anniversary of the prestigious awards — a very special year for winners […]


‘Immigration Law’ columnist Steven Meurrens’ “Borderlines” podcast shares insight on immigration system
“Borderlines” Podcast Topic #1:  Vancouver-based Immigration lawyers Steven Meurrens, Peter Edelmann and Deanna Okun-Nachoff on Canada’s Immigration System Listen to more episodes of the “Borderlines”  podcast at http://meurrensonimmigration.com/podcast. This podcast was originally broadcast in 2017.  Rebroadcast with permission from Steven Meurrens (meurrensonimmigration.com).


Sports

Will new MLB rules realistically change pace of play?

Will MLB’s new rules really change pace of play, or will it all be for not?


Deportivo wastes penalty kick, remains winless under Seedorf
MADRID (AP) Clarence Seedorf remained winless as Deportivo La Coruna coach after a 0-0 draw with Espanyol in the Spanish league on Friday.


Padres spring training position preview: first base
Today’s position preview will take a look at first base, a position in which the Padres organization expects stability for the next several years:


Padres spring training position preview: first base
Today’s position preview will take a look at first base, a position in which the Padres organization expects stability for the next several years:


Does Malik Pope have a future in the NBA?

The Loose Cannons debate Malik Pope's NBA future.


Does Malik Pope have a future in the NBA?

The Loose Cannons debate Malik Pope's NBA future.