According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, just after 7:30 p.m., the group went into the Lakewood establishment and stole an …

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Philippine Cartography Wins Gintong Aklat Award
Vibal Foundation’s (VF) Philippine Cartography 4th edition won the 2020 Gintong Aklat Awards for Social Sciences category. The awarding ceremony was streamed live on the Facebook pages of the Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP) and Manila International Book Fair (MIBF).
VF’s Program Director Kristine Mandigma, book editor Dr. Carlos Madrid, and Denden…

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Fears over the omicron variant of the coronavirus have spread across the globe within days of its discovery, sending stocks tumbling, prompting travel restrictions and drawing international attention to an uptick in cases in South Africa.
The international reaction is happening weeks faster than the sluggish response to the delta variant. By the time delta was named a “variant of…

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Like in the Cold War, the United States is attempting to contain the influence of a great power rival in Southeast Asia. To counter China, the United States’ approach to its relationship with the Philippines invokes déjà vu. Despite the passing of decades, the players, strategy and results remain the same.
First, the players. Many who have studied U.S.-Philippines relations…

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It stretches the imagination to levels akin to a horse in a living room to even think of the “chubby little loser” Ricky Gervais shuffling around the new romantic scene, let alone assailing it as a pop sensation. However, that was a different era and a different jawline for the man who Dicky Anders once described as being as entertaining…

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SACRED. A tray of palliums is seen at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City on June 29, 2021. Manila Archbishop Jose Cardinal Advincula will receive a pallium at the Manila Cathedral on Dec. 8, 2021 as a symbol of the authority given to him by the pope. (Photo courtesy of Vatican News)

MANILA – The investiture of the sacred pallium…

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