Retail magnate Henry Sy passes away at 94
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Retail magnate Henry Sy passes away at 94

MANILA, Philippines (Updated 12:24 p.m.) — Self-made retail magnate Henry Sy Sr. — the richest man in the Philippines — has died Saturday. He was 94 years old. “With…

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Retail magnate Henry Sy passes away at 94
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Retail magnate Henry Sy passes away at 94

MANILA, Philippines (Updated 12:24 p.m.) — Self-made retail magnate Henry Sy Sr. — the richest man in the Philippines — has died Saturday. He was 94 years old. “With…

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Pacquiao, Broner again stress motivations for victory
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Pacquiao, Broner again stress motivations for victory

LAS VEGAS — One is already a legend still working to become an even bigger one. The other is an underachiever fighting for respect and reevaluation. Manny Pacquiao and…

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‘Weight’ is over: Pacquiao, Broner make welterweight limit
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‘Weight’ is over: Pacquiao, Broner make welterweight limit

LAS VEGAS – Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner successfully made the welterweight limit of 147 pounds Friday here (Saturday Manila time), ensuring their showdown tomorrow is a go.…

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Overweight Tepora out of Pacquiao-Broner undercard
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Overweight Tepora out of Pacquiao-Broner undercard

LAS VEGAS – Filipino Jhack Tepora’s title defense in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner card has been called off after the boxer failed to make weight…

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The STAR Cover (January 19, 2019)
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Bloody  bicam on budget  expected
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Bloody bicam on budget expected

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate aims to pass the proposed P3.7-trillion national budget for 2019 on Monday, but lawmakers predict a “bloody” bicameral conference committee proceeding when the…

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Coldest morning:  Metro Manila temperature  drops to 19ºC
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Coldest morning: Metro Manila temperature drops to 19ºC

MANILA, Philippines — The temperature in Metro Manila dropped to 19 degrees Celsius on Thursday morning, the coldest recorded so far this northeast monsoon season.  The lowest temperature…

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Campaign period for Bangsamoro Organic Law ends
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Campaign period for Bangsamoro Organic Law ends

MANILA, Philippines — Today is the last day of the campaign period for Monday’s plebiscite on the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), the Commission on Elections…

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Ex-inmate now criminologist,  wants to join BJMP
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Ex-inmate now criminologist, wants to join BJMP

COTABATO CITY , Philippines  —  Accused of murder when he was in high school, a Basilan resident detained for several years is among the recent criminology board exam…

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