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‘Some call it a circus’: dictator’s son, boxing icon and former actor vie to lead Philippines

A dictator’s son, an actor-turned-mayor, and a champion boxer: an eclectic mix of personalities declared this month that they would compete to become the Philippine’s next president. More than 60 million Filipinos will go to the polls to decide who should replace the populist leader Rodrigo Duterte, who is nearing the end of his six-year term limit.

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‘Some call it a circus’: dictator’s son, boxing icon and former actor vie to lead Philippines

Texila American University is a top choice to pursue medical studies abroad

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 18 (ANI/PRNewswire):Texila American University is considered to be the best medical school to study medicine in the Caribbean at affordable cost. The university has empowered graduates to meet the challenges of the 21st century world of medicine.

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Texila American University is a top choice to pursue medical studies abroad

Co Armagh villagers’ collection boxes pay for transformative projects in some of the world's poorest communities

Pennies collected from shoppers in two Co Armagh villages are helping transform lives in some of the world’s poorest communities. Villagers in Aghalee and Aghagallon have funded projects across Gambia, the Philippines, Nigeria, Belarus, Nepal and Uganda just by dropping their loose change into charity collection boxes.

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Co Armagh villagers’ collection boxes pay for transformative projects in some of the world's poorest communities

Kidnapping of American missionaries in Haiti highlights the perils of religious workers abroad

Haiti, suffering from a long string of natural and political disasters, is also plagued by lawlessness. Kidnappings are on the rise, with more than 300 reported in the first eight months of 2021, according to the United Nations. Even so, the hostage-taking on Saturday of 17 people associated with an American Christian aid group by a gang in Port-au-Prince stands out for its brazenness.

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Kidnapping of American missionaries in Haiti highlights the perils of religious workers abroad

Pacquiao quits ‘greatest sport in the world’ to contest Philippines presidency

Pacquiao lauds fans, boxing for changing his life ‘Pacman’ rose from poverty to wealth and fame Boxer won unprecedented 8 titles in 8 weight classes Experts question Pacquiao’s ability to govern MANILA, Sept 29 (Reuters) – World boxing icon Manny Pacquiao announced his retirement from what he called the “greatest sport in the world” on Wednesday to focus on a run for the Philippines presidency, the biggest fight of his career.

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Pacquiao quits ‘greatest sport in the world’ to contest Philippines presidency

Satisfaction with Philippines’ Duterte fell 21 pct from Nov-June despite strong majority support- poll

Satisfaction with Philippines’ Duterte fell 21 pct from Nov-June despite strong majority support- poll Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his State of the Nation address at the House of Representatives in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines July 23, 2018. /Czar Dancel/File Photo MANILA, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Three-quarters of Filipinos were satisfied with President Rodrigo Duterte’s performance in June but his popularity rating was 21 percent below a record high reached in November 2020, according to a survey published on Friday.

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Satisfaction with Philippines’ Duterte fell 21 pct from Nov-June despite strong majority support- poll

Corrections and clarifications

Alfred Nobel | Le Pen family Alfred Nobel died in 1896, not 1895 (Journalists from Philippines and Russia win Nobel prize for defending democracy, 9 October, page 4). It was in the year before his death that he made his will with its bequest for establishing prizes for those who have “conferred the greatest benefit to humankind”.

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Corrections and clarifications

Philippines reports 7,625 new COVID-19 cases; active tally now 78K

© Danny Pata A throng of people walks on Ylaya Street in Divisoria, Binondo, Manila to buy necessities on Sunday, August 29, 2021. Metro Manila will remain under modified enhanced community quarantine until September 7, Malacañang announced on Saturday, as part of measures to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.

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Philippines reports 7,625 new COVID-19 cases; active tally now 78K

'I didn't sleep all night after employer tried to strangle me in modern slavery ordeal'

Justina took a job as a domestic worker with a family but was strangled after being forced to work 24 hours a day while surviving on scraps, she was not paid for weeks after her passport was taken For Justina, the final straw came at Christmas. She was desperate to return home to the Philippines to visit her sick mother, but her employer had taken her passport and not paid her in weeks.

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'I didn't sleep all night after employer tried to strangle me in modern slavery ordeal'

Tala Raises $145 Million Series E To Expand Account And Crypto Capabilities

For the last 15 years, Shivani Siroya has been laser focused on extending financial services to the world’s unbanked. As an analyst at the United Nations, she interviewed 3,500 people in sub-Saharan and West Africa about how they earned, spent and saved money. In 2011, Siroya used what she learned in the field to found Tala, a fintech company that uses smartphone data to extend loans to people with little or no borrowing history in Mexico, the Philippines, Kenya and India.

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Tala Raises $145 Million Series E To Expand Account And Crypto Capabilities

Travel to the Philippines: Latest Covid rules and practical guidance

We run through the entry rules and look at when the Philippines might reopen to British holidaymakers The Philippines has finally been removed from the red list, meaning that arrivals are no longer subject to a 10-day hotel quarantine on return to the UK. However, those hoping for a paradise escape on the island of Palawan or to tuck into crispy lechon (roast suckling pig) in capital Manila will have to wait a while longer.

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Travel to the Philippines: Latest Covid rules and practical guidance

At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

A tropical storm in the Philippines has left at least 19 people dead, disaster response officials said. Authorities said they are still investigating a further 11 deaths that may have been caused by the tropical storm Kompasu, which triggered landslides and flash floods as it barrelled over the northern tip of the Asia-Pacific islands on Monday.

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At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

A tropical storm in the Philippines has left at least 19 people dead, disaster response officials said. Authorities said they are still investigating a further 11 deaths that may have been caused by the tropical storm Kompasu, which triggered landslides and flash floods as it barrelled over the northern tip of the Asia-Pacific islands on Monday.

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At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

Disaster response officials in the Philippines say that a tropical storm has left at least 19 people dead A tropical storm in the Philippines has left dead at least 19 people, disaster response officials said Thursday. Philippine authorities say they are still investigating a further 11 deaths that may have been caused by the tropical storm Kompasu, which triggered landslides and flash floods as it barreled over the northern tip of the Asia-Pacific islands on Monday.

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At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

Authorities are still investigating a further 11 deaths that may have been caused by the tropical storm Kompasu. A tropical storm in the Philippines has left at least 19 people dead, disaster response officials said. Authorities said they are still investigating a further 11 deaths that may have been caused by the tropical storm Kompasu, which triggered landslides and flash floods as it barrelled over the northern tip of the Asia-Pacific islands on Monday.

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At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

A tropical storm in the Philippines has left at least 19 people dead, disaster response officials said. Authorities said they are still investigating a further 11 deaths that may have been caused by the tropical storm Kompasu, which triggered landslides and flash floods as it barrelled over the northern tip of the Asia-Pacific islands on Monday.

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At least 19 dead in Philippines tropical storm

Death toll in Philippines storm rises to 19

The death toll from a storm that triggered landslides and flash floods across the Philippines has risen to at least 19, authorities said Thursday, linking the extreme rainfall to climate change. Severe Tropical Storm Kompasu dumped more than a month's worth of rain in two days as it swept across the archipelago nation this week, national disaster agency spokesman Mark Timbal told AFP.

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Death toll in Philippines storm rises to 19

New Food Hall Brings Revitalization, 14 Restaurants to National City

What’s being promoted as the South Bay’s first food hall is finally set to open next week in National City after a 19-month delay due to COVID-19. The dining destination is meant to bring vibrancy to the city and also give the rest of San Diego County a little taste of what the region has to offer.

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New Food Hall Brings Revitalization, 14 Restaurants to National City

Images released of 'Asian KFC's' city restaurant as work begins

Work on the fast food chain has begin on Clumber Street A popular fast food chain dubbed the 'Asian KFC' have released images showing how a new restaurant will look on a busy Nottingham city centre street. Work has started inside the site on the corner of Clumber Street, opposite the Victoria Centre, for Philippines fast food chain Jollibee.

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Images released of 'Asian KFC's' city restaurant as work begins