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How Sandiganbayan reaches decision in granting ex-Senator Estrada’s petition for bail

September 17, 2017

The Sandiganbayan anti-graft court has allowed former Senator Jinggoy Estrada, who is charged for supposedly non-bailable offense, to post bail on grounds that the evidence against him was not strong and he is not a flight risk. In a vote

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A “roller coaster” ride but with some pluses after Duterte’s one year in office

June 29, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has described his first year in office as a “roller coaster” ride which should be assessed only after the end of his term. The 72-year old Duterte assumed office as the 16th President of the Philippines during

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Japanese teacher pushes for youth with disabilities to have equal shot at life

June 28, 2017

The Babita House is a two-storey dormitory and a native house where young PWDs  learn math, sign languages, reading, writing, and engage in livelihood activities.   Japanese volunteer Akiko Sugiyama who was dispatched in Bohol under the Japan Overseas Cooperation

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Mao Kobayashi’s blog on cancer battle “groundbreakingˮ: BBC

June 24, 2017

LONDON- Japanese newscaster Mao Kobayashi’s blog on her battle against breast cancer was “groundbreaking,” British broadcaster BBC reported Friday. Kobayashi, wife of popular kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizo XI, 39, and a mother of two children, died on Thursday at the

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Giant panda at Ueno Zoo gives 1st birth in 5 years

June 12, 2017

Ueno Zoological Gardens official Mikako Kaneko (2nd L, top) answers questions while zoo director Yutaka Fukuda (L) looks on during a press conference to announce the birth of a baby panda in Tokyo on June 12, 2017. A Japanese zoo celebrated

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Prof. Julkipli Wadi, UP Institute of Islamic Studies Last of Two Parts, May 26, 2017

June 12, 2017

…”to make the declaration of martial law effective, it has to come with a comprehensive social reform agenda, short of that, the declaration would just be a declaration….” Q: You’ve said it would take time before an ideology advanced by

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Researchers discover hottest planet ever

June 6, 2017

Tokyo- A group of Japanese and other researchers has discovered an extremely hot planet with surface temperatures as high as those of stars, according to an online article in the scientific journal Nature. The researchers, including those from the University of

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EXCLUSIVE: INTERVIEW WITH PROF. JULKIPLI WADI, former Dean of the UP Institute of Islamic Studies, May 26, 2017

June 5, 2017

“The declaration of martial law has become a badge of honor for the Maute….”   Q: What was your reaction when you heard the President declare martial law?   JW: Well for one, I was surprised the declaration was made

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