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2015 FIBA ASIA CUP – Gilas Pilipinas earns luck of the draw for 1st, 2nd rounds

The draw to determine the groupings of participating teams for the coming 2015 FIBA Asia Championship happened last June 27 in Changsha, China. The results are as follows: Group A: Iran, Japan, Malaysia, still-to-be-determined South Asian team Group B: Philippines, Palestine, Kuwait, Hong Kong Group

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July 15 2015 declared holiday throughout Cordillera Region

The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) will be celebrating its 28th foundation anniversary this July 15, Wednesday.  The theme for this year’s festivities is “Conserving the Environment Towards a Greener Cordillera.” The day is a special non-working holiday in all provinces under the region through President Benigno Aquino

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Implications on the Philippines of same sex marriage legalization in United States

Voting 5-4, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) made history Friday morning (Washington time) when it declared that all state governments throughout the country, regardless of party affiliation and religious beliefs, are required to allow same-sex couples to marry. Its full text can

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July 2 2015 declared holiday in Pasig City

UPDATED, June 26: Pasig City will be celebrating its 442nd foundation anniversary next week, July 2. The day, which this year falls on Thursday, has declared a special non-working holiday by President Benigno Aquino III through Proclamation 1061. Below is the proclamation, taken from Mayor Maribel Eusebio’s Facebook

Jonas Paolo Ferrer

Can a school admin be blamed for the death of a student in the campus?

Jonas Paolo Ferrer, an Electrical Engineering student from the Technological Institute of the Philippines – Quezon City, died late last week on campus following a heart attack. His sister Joydee made a post on Facebook essentially blaming the school administration for her brother’s death, saying

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