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  1. Former Argo "Tricky Dick" Thornton dead of cancer at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | InsideHalton.com

    When he decided he wanted to switch positions and play quarterback in the pros, he hired a kid to run through the bleachers with a sign that read, "Thornton For Quarterback." When he was upset about Argo running back Leon McQuay fumbling away the 1971 Grey Cup to Calgary, he penned a mournful, angry poem called "Stardom Denied," which he had published.

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  2. 7 days to Christmas: Gifts that give backRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Planning to do some last-minute Christmas shopping this weekend? Take a look at these products that promote sustainable livelihoods in underserved communities. Globe Telecom has partnered with a number of social enterprises in an effort to encourage Filipinos to give back to the community.

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  3. Airlines urge holiday travelers to use mobile, web check-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ABS-CBN News

    Budget carriers Cebu Pacific and AirAsia are urging passengers to use the mobile or web check-in options to avoid the long lines at the airport during the busy holiday travel season. "With check-in counter space limitations in airports such as Manila or Kalibo, we encourage more guests to check-in online to avoid the line," said CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog.

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  4. Meet Divina Grossman: UMass Dartmouth chancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | SouthCoastToday.com

    UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman, 58, was born in the Philippines to a WWII veteran and a librarian. She went to the University of Santo Tomas in Manila for her undergraduate nursing degree before she came to the United States.

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  5. What are new trends in the Philippine retail market?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA The Philippine retail industry is seeing new trends as both local and international brands continue to expand in the country, according to a research by CBRE Asia Pacific. CBRE said real estate developers are diversifying into the retail segment to accommodate consumer demand for shopping convenience where they are offered ease of access from their residences or office.

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  6. Xmas cheer keeps spirits highRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Star Online

    All smiles: Mark Adam receiving the ambassador recogniton for excellence in music from Eduardo at the Pamaskong Handog concert. Looking on is Eduardo's wife Dr Cristina Malaya.

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  7. Manila to blame, says PBSRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Daily Express

    KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah on Sunday said the Philippine government is to blame for the misery of its nationals in Sabah. Its Secretary-General Datuk Johnny Mositun said the policies and attitude of the people in power in Manila contributed directly to the misery of Filipino nationals, both legal and illegal immigrants, in Sabah.

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  8. Pope Francis to visit P'pines in JanuaryRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Daily Express

    KOTA KINABALU: Pope Francis is scheduled to visit the Philippines in January next year as the nation marks Visit Philippines Year in 2015. Philippines Ambassador to Malaysia, J. Eduardo Malaya, said a number of major activities would be held in conjunction with VPY 2015, including the much-awaited visit of the Christian leader.

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  9. Oman Air's new flight lands in JakartaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Times of Oman

    The launching ceremony was held under the patronage of Nassir bin Khamis Al Jashmi, Undersecretary of the Finance Ministry. - ONA Jakarta: Oman Air's Airbus A 330-200 aircraft landed at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta today marking the official launch of its flight to the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.

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  10. 11 days to Christmas: Shopping at Divi? Have a staycationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | ABS-CBN News

    If you're planning to shop at Divisoria, 168 mall or around the Binondo area, why not check in at a hotel and avoid the stress of wading through the holiday traffic. Ramada Manila Central, located in the heart of Chinatown, is offering special staycation rates during the holiday season.

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  11. Immigration office tightens security for papal visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Sun-Star

    A special task force was created to ensure security and public order during the papal visit next month, the Bureau of Immigration said Friday. Commissioner Siegfred Mison said the task force, Task Unit Immigration , shall implement operations of immigration services and intelligence for January 2014.

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  12. China's Erratic Behaviour Provokes Arm Race in East And South China SeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | International Business Times

    One of the two Vietnam Russian-built missile-guided frigates is seen docked at a bay in Manila November 25, 2014. Vietnam on Tuesday showed off its two most powerful warships in the first-ever port call to the Philippines but an official said it was not trying to challenge China's superior naval forces amid tension in the South China Sea.

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  13. Philippines Press-Tenaga Nasional looking to forge power deals in the Philippines - InquirerRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Reuters

    Tenaga Nasional Bhd, Malaysia's largest electricity utility, is seeking to forge deals with power plant operators in Mindanao to further shore up the supply of electricity on the island, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported. The Embassy of Malaysia Trade Office said TNB Repair and Maintenance Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Tenaga, was already in talks with power firms in Mindanao to secure repair and maintenance service contracts.

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  14. 15 days to Christmas: 6 gift suggestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Still not done with your Christmas shopping? Here are some classy gift suggestions for your friends and loved ones. Can't decide what to give to your traveler friend? Take a look at American Tourister's Cube Pop collection which comes in eye-popping hues, making it easier for owners to spot their bags at the airport.

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  15. The Spiral buffet restaurant of the Sofitel Philippine PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Users of the travel ratings website TripAdvisor have voted Spiral, the buffet restaurant of Sofitel Philippine Plaza, as one of their favorite fine dining spots in Asia. Named after the hotel's iconic grand staircase, Spiral is the lone Philippine entry in the Travelers' Favorite Fine Dining Restaurants Asia category of TripAdvisor's 2014 Travelers' Choice Awards , landing in 10th place.

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  16. Azkals receiving 'threats' from fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | ABS-CBN News

    BANGKOK The Philippine Azkals management had to make extra arrangement with Thai organizers, the Philippine embassy and some security coordinators to address some "security concerns" that could come the PH team's way in its crucial Suzuki Cup semifinal match against Thailand tonight. "There are players who have been receiving death threats or threats of being harmed on social media," team manager Dan Palami said.

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  17. Azkals chase historic Final vs. ThaisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | ABS-CBN News

    BANGKOK Four years since breaking into the international scene with an unlikely semifinal appearance in Southeast Asia's showpiece competition, the Philippine Azkals seek to write another historic moment on hostile ground tonight. The Azkals, who rose to prominence with the "Miracle in Hanoi" in 2010 against the then titlist and host Vietnam, eye a Bangkok version of that star-making feat by booking a milestone finals seat in the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 at the expense of tournament favorite and host Thailand.

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  18. Pages: CCM, CCT, TDC and IPTLRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Sun-Star

    THE slots for the Cebu City Marathon are filled-up. A total of 1,300 registered for the 42K and 1,400 for the 21K.

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  19. 17 days to Christmas: Singapore Airlines holds holiday saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Planning to spend the holidays abroad? Singapore Airlines is offering discounted economy-class fares to selected Southeast Asian destinations until next week. Flights to Singapore, Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh and Bali will be on sale until December 15, with discounted fares applicable to departures until February 28, 2015.

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  20. In Canada dreams come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The News

    A year ago Julieta Vizcarra, a native of Quezon, Philippines, had a dream of bringing her little daughter to Canada. Today her daughter is settling into Grade 2 at G.R. Saunders School.

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