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Another Supreme Court victory for Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

ABS-CBNnews.com’s Ira Pedrasa filed this breaking news: MANILA, Philippines (4th UPDATE) – The Supreme Court has voted 8-5 to release a temporary restraining order on the watchlist order against former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, SC spokesman Midas Marquez announced Tuesday. Only 13 magistrates voted. The 8

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Pacquiao-Marquez III Live Updates

CNN host Piers Morgan on Pacquiao’s controversial win: “Just because crowd was booing doesn’t mean result was wrong. Audience booed me every week on America’s Got Talent and I was usually right.” Mexicans are booing Pacquiao. Not unexpected, but I feel sad for him. This

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Pacquiao-Marquez III fight day predictions

Being a non-afficionado of boxing, I am not in a position to give an educated prediction of who will win the Pacquiao-Marquez bout tomorrow, though I have a gutfeel that it is going to go down the wire once again. Anyway, expect the following events

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November 30, 2011 national holiday pay rules

November 30, 2011 – another Philippine holiday! In less than three weeks, we’ll be celebrating Andres Bonifacio day – or specifically, the 148th birth anniversary of the Katipunan founder. Before I discuss the pay rules for that national holiday, let me give you some historical

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Gwendoline Ruais of Philippines is Miss World first runner-up

ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau’s Rose Eclarinal filed this very momentous report: LONDON – Miss Philippines Gwendoline Ruais was named first runner-up during the Miss World beauty pageant’s coronation night at Earls Court, London, Sunday. Miss Venezuela Ivian Sarcos was crowned Miss World 2011 winner. Miss