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Mar 18, 2014

Bar Exam Results October 2013: Criminology Board Topnotcher Places 3rd

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Bar Exam Results: Rudy Ortea places third Credit: LPU Batangas The Bar exam results for the examination taken last October 2013 was released by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, January 18, 2014. According to the SC, there were 1,174 or 22.18% of examinees who passed the October 2013 Board exams. Among the topnotchers include third […]


Mar 18, 2014

Bar Exam Results Philippines: Top 10 Bar examinees October 2013

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The October 2013 Bar Exam Results was released by the Philippines Supreme Court on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Click here to check out the complete list of Bar Exam Passers. Supreme Court Associate Justice Arturo Brion announced that a total of 1,174 or 22.18% of examinees passed the October 2013 Bar exam. Below is the […]


Feb 15, 2014

Iglesia Ni Cristo Sets New Guinness World Record For Largest Charity Walk

Iglesia Ni Cristo Sets New Guinness World Record For Largest Charity Walk
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The Iglesia Ni Cristo sets a new Guinness World Record for the largest charity walk in a single venue with 175,409 participants, beating the previous record of 77,500 by Singapore. The event known as “Worldwide Walk,” was held in Roxas Boulevard and started early this morning. Police estimated the crowds to be about 1.5 million. […]


Feb 15, 2014

Michael Christian Martinez To Receive $10,000 Bonus From Manny Pangilinan

Michael Christian Martinez To Receive $10,000 Bonus From Manny Pangilinan
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Michael Christian Martinez, the first Olympic figure skater from Southeast Asia and the lone representative of the Philippines in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, is set to receive a $10,000 bonus from Manny V. Pangilinan through MVP Sports Foundation. Michael Christian Martinez Credit: Inquirer.net This was revealed by Chot Reyes on his Twitter account on […]


Feb 13, 2014

David Beckham In Tacloban: Beckham Visited Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

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David Beckham visited Tacloban City, Philippines on Thursday, Philippine media reported that same day. Reports said that Beckham traveled with heavy security and flew by private plane to Tacloban. According to reports, the football superstar will be spending his Valentine’s Day in the Philippines. “I will be in the Philippines with Unicef to visit different […]


Dec 18, 2013

4. 2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Pangasinan

4. 2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Pangasinan
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At around 10:46pm, local time, an earthquake was felt in Pangasinan and nearby locations including Baguio City, Nueva Ecija, and some areas in Metro Manila in the Philippines. Facebook and Twitter have been filled with post about the earthquake. Binalonan, Pangasinan Credit: Wikipedia / Mike Gonzales A quick Twitter update from Philippine Institute of Volcanology […]


Dec 18, 2013

Bea Rose Santiago Wins Miss International 2013

Bea Rose Santiago Wins Miss International 2013
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Bea Rose Santiago, Philippines‘ representative to the Miss International 2013 beauty pageant won the crown in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday night, December 17, 2013. Bea Rose Santiago Credit: newzgrid.com Answering the question, “What will I do if I become Miss International?”, Santiago impressed the judges when she answered: “The whole world saw how my country […]


Dec 17, 2013

PlayStation 4 To Be Officially Launched In The Philippines On January 14, 2014

PlayStation 4 To Be Officially Launched In The Philippines On January 14, 2014
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The PlayStation 4 will be officially available in the Philippines on January 14, 2014, according to the pre-order page published by Sony Philippines on its official website. PlayStation 4 Advertisement Credit: Lazada.com.ph According to the pre-order page, the PS4 consoles and bundle packages are available for pre-order from December 15, 2013 to January 10, 2014 […]


Dec 16, 2013

Skyway accident Manila: Don Mariano Bus in Poor Condition

Skyway accident Manila
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Skyway accident Manila Credit: EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN A Skyway accident in Manila on Monday morning, December 16, 2013 has claimed the lives of 18 individuals and injured 16 others. The driver of Don Mariano Transit remains in critical condition after the Taguig bus fell off the elevated highway. (Watch the update Videos on the Skyway […]


Dec 16, 2013

Skyway accident Manila: Taguig Bus Falls Due to Driver Error

Skyway accident Manila
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Skyway accident Manila Credit: EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN The Manila Skyway accident on Monday morning, December 16, 2013 may have been the result of a driver error. This theory is based on the account of one witness. (Watch the Video update on the Skyway accident in Manila.) During a radio interview on DZMM, female driver Irene […]