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Mikee Romero's company is now the majority shareholder of the Philippine unit of the region's leading low-cost airline.
F&S Holdings Inc. has acquired an additional 28.8 percent of shares in Air Asia Inc., upping its total shares from 15.7 percent to 44.5 percent and making it the majority shareholder of the company that owns and manages the Philippine affiliate of ...
 
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In light of the Queen having recently hosted a state visit for Donald Trump.
Over the course of her 66-year-reign, Queen Elizabeth has seen more than a few regime changes in American politics, and this week, she spent time with U.S. President Trump during his second official visit to the U.K. In total, she's spent time ...
 
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It's a lot of work to host 170 guests for a lavish dinner.
While Queen Elizabeth was posing with Donald and Melania Trump last night inside Buckingham Palace, a crew of palace attendants and royal florists was scurrying to put the final touches on their dinner arrangements.In an Instagram post, the royal family pulled back the curtain ...
 
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It had to be both personal and symbolic of the relationship between the United States and the U.K.
When one is invited to a fancy dinner party, it is customary to bring a hostess gift. But in the case of Donald and Melania Trump, who attended a state visit and banquet at Buckingham Palace this week with Queen Elizabeth and most of the ...
 
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In her speech, the British monarch toasted the “longstanding friendship” between the U.K. and the U.S.
The Queen spoke of the “longstanding friendship” between the U.K. and the U.S as she hosted President Trump at a lavish state banquet held on June 3. Her Majesty and the U.S. President both made speeches at the start of the white tie ...
 
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The British monarch traditionally provides a welcome gift for foreign dignitaries on state visits.
The Trumps have officially arrived for their hotly anticipated (and heavily protested) three-day state visit to the U.K. and the traditional festivities are underway. In addition to the ceremonial welcome to Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, and Camilla, the U.S. president and first lady have ...
 
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The American president is in the U.K. for a state visit.
After much controversy, Donald Trump finally headed to the U.K. for an official state visit, and on Monday, he touched down in England for a three-day itinerary filled with events also attended by the Queen, Prince Charles, and other members of the royal ...
 
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Former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush both lodged at the royal residence for state visits during their tenure.
Donald Trump's first official state visit to the U.K. promises to be an eventful one. The U.S. president is already scheduled for a full roster of royal events during his three-day stay in the United Kingdom, including a tea with Prince Charles at Clarence House and ...
 
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Is change (actually) coming?
Political dynasties generally make up the Philippine political landscape. You have the Aquinos, Binays, Dutertes, and Marcoses taking hold of various government seats for decades just by passing on the position to their wives, sons, daughters, nephews, nieces, and so on. But ...
 
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Think about these issues when you vote in the upcoming elections.
First of all, did you know that Filipinas were allowed to vote only beginning in 1937? Brave Pinays have been asking for the right to vote since the 1900s, and it took three decades before that dream could finally be realized. It would ...
 
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This isn't the first time the iconic structure has had a facelift.
In a television address on Tuesday, French President Emmanuel Macron set a sooner-than-expected deadline for the completion of Notre-Dame Cathedral's restoration."We will rebuild the cathedral and make it even more beautiful," he said, per the Wall Street Journal. "I want this to be achieved ...
 
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The First Lady of France can always be counted on for an elegant look.
They say French women dress better—and with Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, that's certainly the case. While the couple has only resided in the Elysée Palace since May of 2017, Brigitte has already managed to make waves with her ...
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