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Tax amnesty bill gets House nod

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on final reading a bill which seeks to grant amnesty on all unpaid internal revenue taxes imposed by the national government for taxable year 2017 and prior years. READ: House panel okays general tax amnesty bill Voting 213-7, the chamber gave its approval to House Bill No. 8554 […]

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Lagman: SC ruling on Filipino, Panitikan ‘unconstitutional and anti-youth’

The Supreme Court’s (SC) ruling downgrading Filipino and Panitikan (Philippine literature) as merely elective subjects in college was “unconstitutional and anti-youth,” Albay 1st District Rep. Edcel Lagman said Tuesday.

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#WalangPasok: Classes suspended in Visayas, Mindanao due to Samuel

#WalangPasok: Classes suspended in Visayas, Mindanao due to Samuel

Classes in Visayas and Mindanao were suspended on Tuesday as Tropical Depression Samuel moves closer to the said areas.

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NDFP leaders cancel trip to Manila

NO HOMECOMING Luis Jalandoni (left) and Fidel Agcaoli, leaders of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, have aborted plans of coming home to the Philippines, saying that without a meeting with President Duterte, it would be fruitless to talk with his representatives. —AP

A team from the communist-led National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) based in the Netherlands has dropped plans to return home to Manila to work for the possible resumption of peace talks with the government.

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Open up a new future together for China-Philippine relations

I WILL soon pay a state visit to the Republic of the Philippines at the kind invitation of President Rodrigo Duterte. I am full of expectations as I am about…READ

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Marina to empower local shipyards

The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) vowed to empower local shipyards to enhance the domestic shipping industry and increase its contribution to the economy. Engr. Ramon Hernandez, director of the Marina…READ

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Vice News

Netflix’s Epic Dog Documentary Series, Reviewed by a Cat Owner

‘Dogs’ is six straight hours of immersive cinema verite stories about pups and their humans. Could I, an insane cat dad, resist their charms?


The Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saga Is Just Getting Started

If Saudi Arabia thought it might silence (execute) a critic without much fuss, it was wrong.


The Oil Industry Spent Millions to Kill an Anti-Pollution Measure

BP America, Chevron USA, and the Koch brothers were among those who spent $31 billion to defeat the ballot initiative.


Immigration

Nova Scotia Express Entry category reopens for new applications

Nova Scotia reopened one of its most popular Express Entry-linked immigration categories for up to 225 new applicants on November 17.  Known as Category B of the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry Stream, it is one of four immigration pathways that allow the Atlantic Canada province to nominate candidates in the federal government’s Express Entry […]


Part 9: Network at industry-specific events
In this new exclusive 10-part webcast series for Canadian Immigrant, Iranian-born Iman Aghay offers his strategies for immigrant success. In Part 9, he emphasizes the importance of networking at industry-specific events. Iman Aghay’s Strategies for Immigrant Success Part 1: Communication is a skill Part 2: Dos and don’ts of small talk Part 3:   Overcoming the fear of rejection […]


Why conservatives should support immigration
The conservative case for confidence in Canada’s immigration system From 2008 to 2013, Jason Kenney, currently the leader of Alberta’s United Conservative Party, then a member of Parliament with the Conservative Party of Canada, served as Canada’s minister of citizenship and immigration. During his time as the head of the federal immigration department, Kenney implemented many […]


Sports

Rosendahl, Johnson team up in OT, Tennessee St. wins 21-28
Rosendahl, Johnson team up in OT, Tennessee St. wins 31-28


Center of attention: Bucks’ Brook Lopez lights out from 3

Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez has transformed his game in just three seasons to become a dangerous shooter from the 3-point line


HIGHLIGHTS: Suns offense explodes in rout of Spurs

The Phoenix Suns had six players in double figures and Devin Booker posted a career-high 12 assists in a 20-point rout of the visiting San Antonio Spurs.


BREAKING: Stephen Curry to miss 3 Texas games while nursing injury

Stephen Curry won’t play during Golden State’s three-game Texas road trip as he recovers from a left groin strain, though he is traveling with the Warriors.


Preview: Bucks vs. Grizzlies

Bucks host Grizzlies, look to remain perfect at home


Red Wings extend winning streak to four with 6-1 rout of Coyotes

Detroit has won seven of its last eight