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Villar decries ASIN law as it kills salt industry

Senator Cynthia Villar denounced the Act for Salt Iodization Nationwide (ASIN) Law, saying it killed the salt industry in the country. The Senate committee chair of agriculture and food made the remark during the Senate hearing about the salt industry, noting the bill entailed the local salt producers to iodize the salt.

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Clint Doliguez signs with NLEX

Another former San Beda player is set to join the Frankie Lim-led NLEX. Clint Doliguez is set to sign with the Road Warriors in the PBA Governor's Cup. Doliguez becomes the second Red Lion to join NLEX after acquiring veteran big man Jake Pascual via trade.

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HOFs Fast Track Program made 197 millionaires amid the pandemic

Fast Track Program - The Shortest Way To Become A Millionaire To replicate the company's phenomenal success, the influential and trailblazing business duo and owners of JC, Jonathan So and Carl Macadangdang, recently launched the Fast Track Program. #In60words

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Filipinas set to face football giants in Spain tournament

Slated on February 15-21, the Pinatar Cup will be held in Murcia, Spain, and the Philippine women's football team will be up against the tough competition. The team will compete against Wales, Scotland, and Ireland in preparation for the 2023 World Cup in New Zealand, and national coach Alan Stajcic will view them as the obvious underdogs. #In60words...

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Clarkson seeks to enter NBA All-Star Game roster

Jordan Clarkson, a star scorer for the Utah Jazz, is excited to play for his team and the Philippines if he is selected for the 2023 National Basketball Association All-Star Game. The inaugural All-Star game was played in Salt Lake City 30 years ago, and the 72nd iteration of the tournament will take place there on February 19. #In60words

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Philippine Nobel laureate Maria Ressa acquitted of tax evasion

Philippine Nobel Prize winner Maria Ressa was on Wednesday acquitted of tax evasion, among a slew of charges she has long maintained are politically motivated, calling the verdict a victory for truth. Ressa, who shared the Peace Prize with Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov in 2021, still faces three other cases, including a cyber libel conviction now under appeal that could mean nearly seven years in prison....

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Aircraft stalled at NAIA runway

A King Aircraft stalled on Tuesday, January 17, at a runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) reported. The said plane stalled on Runway 1331 at 1005 a.m. #In60words

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All hail the Pinoy Franchise Kings!

The corporate world may seem stuffy from the outside, but it's a lot more exciting than one might imagine. Even though starting a firm can be terrifying, many business tycoons are nevertheless known for having appealing personalities at work and at home. For instance, the rise to success of JC's Jonathan So and Carlito Macadangdang is an encouraging entrepreneurial tale from which we may all learn. #In60words...

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Remittances reach 32.65B in first 11 months of 2022

Money returned home by overseas Filipinos (OFs) increased by 5.8% from the 2.77 billion reported in November 2021 to 2.93 billion in November 2022. The higher remittances sent by land-based workers with work contracts of one year or more and by the sea- and land-based workers with employment contracts of less than one year were the cause of the increase in personal remittances in November 2022. #In60words...

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Justin Brownlee takes oath of allegiance to PH

Just 24 hours after winning his sixth PBA championship with Ginebra, Justin Brownlee took his oath of allegiance to the Philippines in the Senate. The oathtaking came after President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. signed into law the bill granting Brownlee Filipino citizenship. #In60words

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2022 brought surge in killings of journalists UNESCO

Killings of journalists and media workers surged 50 percent in 2022 to reach 86 worldwide, marking one death every four days, UN cultural body UNESCO said Monday. Last year's increase followed three years with lower violence against reporters, with an average of 58 killings annually in 2019-21. #In60words

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New DND, AFP, NSA chiefs have extensive experience Marcos

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. vouched for the appointment of several retired generals to the key positions in the Department of National Defense (DND), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), and the National Security Adviser (NSA). #In60words

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Davao City to host firstMindanao Travel Expo

The first Mindanao Travel Expo 2023, scheduled for January 27 to 29 at the SMX Convention Center in SM Lanang Premier, Davao City, is Mindanao's most extensive travel and tourism event and signals the region's readiness for the big time in 2023.

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Pimentel slams Marcos soft launching of Maharlika fund

Senate Minority Leader Koko Pimentel shamed President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s plan to soft launch the Maharlika Investment Fund at the World Economic Fund (WEF) in Switzerland, describing the move as too early and too premature.

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Milo PH energizes over 5,000 athletes in Batang Pinoy 2022

Beloved nutritious beverage brand MILO Philippines and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) celebrated the success of its annual youth sports program Batang Pinoy Championship returning after two years of the pandemic. #In60words

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