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Monthly Archives: December 2015

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Bangko Sentral: Old Philippine Peso bills must be accepted until December 31

Reacting to complains that some establishments across the country are no longer accepting old edition Peso bills particularly during this holiday season, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) have reminded business owners that they are required to do so until December 31. “We are appealing

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‘Heneral Luna’ fails to advance in Oscars best foreign language film category

The historical biopic Heneral Luna is not included in the nine films shortlisted for possible nomination to the 88th Academy Awards (commonly known as Oscars) for Best Foreign Language Film. According to the entertainment news website The Wrap, only the following movies made the cut: Belgium, “The

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Poe’s decision to run as an independent is turning out to be a horrible mistake

As first reported yesterday night by GMA News’ Joseph Morong, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) en banc upheld the decision of its First and Second Divisions disqualifying Senator Grace Poe from the May 2016 presidential elections. This was confirmed in by COMELEC Chair Andres Bautista in

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Donald Trump, int’l media outlets weigh in on Steve Harvey’s Miss Universe 2015 faux pas

The controversy created by Steve Harvey’s faux pas during the announcement of the winner of Miss Universe 2015 shows no signs of slowing down, with various international news organizations and even Unitedonald States presidential candidate Donald Trump weighing in on the issue. The saga began

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President Aquino congratulates Pia Wurtzbach for winning Miss Universe 2015

President Benigno Aquino III praised Pia Wurtzbach for winning the crown during the 2015 Miss Universe pageant held in Las Vegas, Nevada Monday morning (Philippine time). In a published statement, presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda commended Wurtzbach for showing the world “the characteristic beauty, intelligence, and elegance

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