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September 23, 2017

Politics

Jack Tepora scores crushing one-punch KO of Lusanda Komanisi in South Africa

  MANILA, Philippines – Jack Tepora made a statement in his first international fight as a pro, knocking out Lusanda Komanisi in two rounds at the Orient Theatre in East London, South Africa on Friday, September 22 (Saturday Manila time). Tepora (21-0, 16 knockouts) had shown talent and ability since turning pro … Source: Rappler

Duterte: 'Alien' ideology, not Islam, root of PH terror problem

<img id="70EB8E5A24A247618560BBF17EA25B53" src="http://assets.rappler.com/58AD64B0668C4CBC8FBEF1FA3ECE5561/img/70EB8E5A24A247618560BBF17EA25B53/duterte-visists-marawi-sept212017-004.jpeg" class="rappler_asset" border="0" alt="President Rodrigo Duterte along with top military officials visits Camp Ranao, Headquarters of the 103rd Brigade on Marawi city on Thursday, Sept. 21,2017. Duterte reiterates his commitment to rebuild much of the city which is destroyed by the ongoing conflict between terrorists Maute and Abu … Source: Rappler

Supreme Court asked to order probe into all EJK cases

MANILA, Philippines – Human rights lawyers on Friday, September 22, asked the Supreme Court (SC) to order the heads of the Philippine National Police (PNP), the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to “investigate all cases of extrajudicial killing and arbitrary executions,” which have reached several … Source: Rappler

Heavy rain triggers flooding in Bacolod

MANILA, Philippines – Heavy rains due to southwest monsoon hit Bacolod on Friday night, September 22.  In its 10:43 pm weather alert posted on Facebook, state weather bureau Pagasa raised the yellow level warning over the nearby area of Negros Oriental, as well as Occidental Mindoro. “Meanwhile, Light to moderate rains … Source: Rappler

US-made bomb used in fatal strike on Yemen children – Amnesty

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A US-made bomb was used in a Saudi-led strike on Yemen’s capital last month that killed 16 civilians, including 7 children, and orphaned a young girl, Amnesty International said on Friday, September 22. The rights watchdog said its arms expert analysed remnants of the bomb recovered … Source: Rappler

LIVE UPDATES: Philippines vs Palestine – 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine team continues its campaign in the ongoing 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup when it faces a Palestinian squad on Saturday, September 23 in Chenzhou, China. Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas will go up against Sareyyet Ramallah at 4:45 pm in the second day of the tournament. Follow Rappler’s blog for … Source: Rappler

Durham drops triple-double to power Meralco over Globalport

MANILA, Philippines – Allen Durham dropped a triple-double to help the Meralco Bolts fend off a late Globalport Batang Pier rally, 100-93, and inch closer to a spot in the top 4 and the twice-to-beat incentive that comes with it in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup … Source: Rappler

RESULTS: September 2017 Physician Licensure Exam

MANILA, Philippines – The September 2017 Physician board exam results’ together with the list of passers, top 10 examinees, top performing schools and related announcements are available at this website as PRC officially released the results online 4 days after the last day of board examination. 3,340 out of 4,064 passed … Source: Rappler

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