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Health group reminds mall and resto owners: You are free to adopt 100-percent smoke-free policy

HealthJustice Philippines, a think tank with legal expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, pointed out that offices, restaurants, malls, and other private businesses are not required by law to establish a Designated Smoking Area (DSA).

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The 40 Binibining Pilipinas 2018 candidates unveiled

After a deliberate and rigorous week-long screening process, Mrs. Stella Marquez Araneta and the officials of Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. (BPCI) are proud to announce the 40 official candidates of Binibining Pilipinas 2018. With the final screening happening on Jan. 15, and the official numbering the following day at Kia Theatre, this year’s roster of Binibinis were finally chosen.

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Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

Japan’s public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected it, days after a similar error in Hawaii.

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Parents arrested after children found chained in house

A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family’s home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.

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Independent Book Bar to open at La Fuerza Compound

Spearheaded by the founders of Komura; book fair, Warehouse Eight is helping Kwago build a book bar at La Fuerza compound to provide a platform for authentic and alternative learning, as well as a literary playground where the Filipino small and specialty press community can showcase and sell their works, however experimental they may be.

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Cryptocurrency rivals snap at Bitcoin’s heels

Bitcoin may be the most famous cryptocurrency but, despite a dizzying rise, it’s not the most lucrative one and far from alone in a universe that counts 1,400 rivals, and counting.

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Bitcoin fever hits US real estate market

Bitcoin fever has hit the US real estate market, especially that of Florida, offering foreign investors a way to dodge currency controls at home and US economic sanctions.

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Death toll from California mudslides rises to 19

Authorities in southern California raised the death toll from mudslides that battered the region to 19 on Saturday as rescue workers continued the search for victims.

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Double murder at luxury Hong Kong hotel

A foreign man has been arrested for the suspected murder of a woman and a boy on Sunday at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton hotel on Hong Kong’s harbourfront, police said.

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Perfect start for stocks in 2018 stalled

The stock market’s fantastic start to 2018 stalled out on Wednesday after interest rates climbed.