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Folayang Makes First Title Defense Against ‘E.T.’ on April 21 in PH

Folayang Makes First Title Defense Against ‘E.T.’ on April 21 in PH

ONE Championship (ONE) will return to Manila on April 21, 2017, holding its 10th event in the Philippines. The 20,000-capacity SM Mall of Asia Arena will host ONE: KINGS OF DESTINY, which will be headlined by ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang making his first title-defense against Malaysia’s Ev “E.T.” Ting.

IN 2007, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a “moratorium on the use of the death penalty” in member countries around the world. The resolution proposed a moratorium on executions, with a view to abolishing the death penalty in the future. It was passed by a vote of 104 in favor – the Philippines among them, with 54 against, and 29 abstentions. A subsequent resolution in 2008 was adopted with increased support from 106 states, with 46 against, and 34 abstaining.

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No urgent need to import rice – Piñol

The Philippines, one of the world’s biggest rice buyers, has no urgent need to import rice for now given ample domestic supply, incoming agriculture secretary Emmanuel Piñol said yesterday.

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Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte is “a strong man of principle” who clearly exhibits the type of leadership that the Chinese government would like to work with to improve the bilateral relations of China and the Philippines.

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The United States government has commended the Philippines for the smooth conduct of the May 9 national and local elections which enjoyed historically high levels of participation.

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Malacañang yesterday rejected China’s proposed resumption of bilateral talks on the territorial dispute in the West Philippine Sea with the next administration.

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