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Grandmaster in a flash: Indian prodigy chess champ at 12

A 12-year-old Indian boy described as "unstoppable" by his proud father has become the world's second youngest chess grandmaster ever. Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, the son of a bank employee from the southern city of Chennai, achieved the feat with some aggressive play at an event in northern

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Dubai dragged down by DSI, Saudi flat after recent gains

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai stocks fell more than one percent in early trade on Monday, led by losses in contractor

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2 dead, 1 hurt in Olongapo road accident

A tricycle driver and one of his passengers were killed at dawn on Monday when they were hit by a truck along the national highway in Barangay (village) New Cabalan here.

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GCash, Alipay team up for cross-border remittance between PHL and HK

Globe Telecom Inc.’s GCash has teamed up with Alipay to allow cross-border remittances between individuals in the Philippines and in Hong Kong, said to be the first of its kind globally. Current trending headlines in business, money, banking, finance, companies, corporations, agriculture, mining, foreign currency rates, Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) Index, inflation, interest, market prices and economic analysis.

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Ed Angara conferred posthumous award by agriculture stakeholders

For his outstanding contribution to Philippine agriculture and fisheries, a posthumous award was conferred on former Senator and Agriculture Secretary Edgardo Angara during the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) 120th anniversary on Monday.

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We aren’t very similar, but I am inspired by Arvind Kejriwal: Kamal Haasan

Actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam party founder Kamal Haasan says state of Tamil Nadu motivated him to enter politics, accuses BJP of intolerance.

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Palace on ‘stupid God’ comment: The President has own ‘personal spirituality’

MALACANANG defended President Rodrigo Duterte after he was criticized for mocking the core teachings of Christianity and called the Christian God "stupid," saying it is the Chief Executive's expression of a personal belief. In a television interview, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said Duterte was

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SGPC to form help cell for Operation Bluestar Jodhpur detainees

The special cell will also extend legal aid to the detainees if need arises

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Mactan-Cebu International Airport’s new terminal fully operational by July 1

The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) airport will be fully operational by July as it opens its new passenger terminal to international flights.

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Jeremy Corbyn under more pressure to back second Brexit referendum

Over 60 local Labour parties have joined a new grassroots movement which urges Jeremy Corbyn to oppose Theresa May's Brexit deal and support a second referendum.

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Pub destroyed after putting on Oxbridge comedy troupe instead of World Cup

A PUB has been reduced to rubble after its landlord decided to host an Oxbridge improv group instead of showing England's World Cup game.

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Police search for motive after 49 hurt in Zimbabwe election blast

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Police said on Sunday they were searching for a motive for an explosion at Zimbabwean

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New Zealand anthem's 'worst rendition' strikes bum note

It wasn't the scoreline that angered New Zealanders after their rugby league Test loss to England, but what was dubbed

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Petscop, the internet's favourite haunted video game

"The longer we go without a new Petscop video, the further we drift from God," says StableChaos, a user on the Reddit channel r/Petscop, where nearly 20,000…

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Camilla Parker-Bowles gives us all a lesson on how to accessorize - dazzling in a cream cocktail dress

The Duchess of Cornwall stuns in a cream dress by Fiona Clare which she wore with cream shoes with a black toe-cap detail and a grey handbag as she attends the Elephant Family event.

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Maine Mendoza to release her first album soon

Maine previously recorded a song which she personally wrote for her movie "Imagine You and Me." Latest Philippine TV entertainment headlines on Kapuso talents/artists, GMA films stars, record singers, movie & music reviews, television shows, programs, popular celebrities.

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Europe's banks, autos stocks sink as trade dispute deepens

LONDON (Reuters) - The latest episode in a trade dispute between the United States and other major economies sent European

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Child airlifted to hospital with head injuries after cliff fall

A child was airlifted to hospital after he suffered head injures in a cliff fall in Heysham, says the Coastguard.

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Countrywide's shares have tumbled by more than a fifth

The share price in Britain’s biggest real estate agent Countrywide has plunged this morning as the firm forecasted lower profits for the first half

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PNP to continue crackdown vs. tambays amid criticism

The Philippine National Police (PNP) will continue its strict crackdown against “tambays,” police chief Dir. Gen. Oscar D. Albayalde said on Monday as he maintained that they did not misinterpret President Rodrigo Duterte's directive on loiterers.

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Palace backs DepEd’s stand vs drug testing for grade schoolers

Malacañang backs the Department of Education’s (DepEd) opposition to the mandatory drug testing on students as young as 10 years old.

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Walk or die: Algeria abandons 13,000 migrants in the Sahara

Algeria has abandoned more than 13,000 people in the Sahara Desert over the past 14 months, including pregnant women and children, expelling them without food or water and forcing them to walk, sometimes at gunpoint, under a blistering sun. Some never make it out alive.

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South Korea No. 1 worldwide in smartphone ownership, internet penetration

South Korea ranks No. 1 worldwide in terms of smartphone ownership and internet usage, as nine in 10 Korean adults use the internet and own a smartphone, according to a new report released this month by the US-based Pew Research Center.

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Hontiveros to Duterte admin: Heed 38 countries’ call to stop killings

The Duterte administration should heed the call of 38 nations under the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to stop and probe the killings in its drug war, opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros urged on Monday.

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PBA D-League: Batangas-EAC loses lead, hangs on to beat AMA

Batangas-Emilio Aguinaldo College blew a 25-point lead before holding off AMA Online Education down the stretch, 97-95, in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup on Monday at the Ynares Sports Arena in

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