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Sandiganbayan puts Imelda Marcos under its temporary custody

ILOCOS Norte Rep. Imelda R. Marcos was placed under the temporary custody of the Sandiganbayan pending its resolution of her motion seeking legal remedies, including posting bail, following her graft…READ

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Another interest rate hike ordered

2018 inflation forecast raised to 5.3%; 2019, 2020 projections revised by Monetary Board MONETARY authorities raised key interest rates for a fifth time this year on Thursday, noting still-elevated inflation…READ

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NFA to allow private sector to import rice

The National Food Authority (NFA) has approved a measure allowing the private sector to import rice to help boost the country’s reserves and ease overall inflation, a Cabinet official said….READ

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LOOK: Imelda Marcos arrives at Sandiganbayan for graft hearing

LOOK: Imelda Marcos arrives at Sandiganbayan for graft hearing

%%excerpt%% Former First Lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos arrived at the Sandiganbayan on Friday to attend the hearing on her motion against her graft charges.

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Palace says Rody may just visit Meldy if she lands in jail

President Duterte will not help former first lady Imelda Marcos if she is arrested.

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Moody’s affirms BPI credit rating

Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday affirmed Bank of the Philippine Islands’ (BPI) investment grade credit rating of “Baa2” with a stable outlook. In a statement, the credit rating agency said…READ

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Vice News

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.


Stan Lee Was a True Ally For People Of Colour

Beyond the art, comic books and heroes, Stan Lee chose to support diversity and the civil rights movement in a way so few people did.


Immigration

3 steps for newcomers’ financial success
 Taking steps towards a bright financial future in Canada If you are new to Canada, you know there is a long list of to-dos to set yourself up for success. For many new Canadians, they start thinking about what they need to do long before they arrive — including establishing their finances. In fact, we […]


What it really means to be a homeowner
Be prepared for the task of buying a house Despite the ups and downs of the real estate market, home ownership in Canada is a long-term financial goal for most immigrants. But the pride of owning such an asset can sometimes impair your judgment and lead to hasty decisions. It probably took years of saving […]


Rare Thursday draw issues 3,900 invitations to Express Entry candidates

The Government of Canada has issued 3,900 new invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held November 15. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score for this extremely rare Thursday draw was 449.  Today’s invitation round brings the number of invitations issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) […]


Sports

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


Alston, Rose help Temple hold off Georgia 81-77
Shizz Alston Jr. and Quinton Rose poured in 25 points apiece and Temple held off Georgia 81-77