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Probe PNP expenditures, Mar told

Details MANILA, Philippines — A group advocating for the rights of consumers asked Interior Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II to order an investigation on Philippine N...

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Napoles' transfer to regular jail deferred

Details MANILA, Philippines — Plunder respondent Janet Lim Napoles will remain in detention at Fort Sto....

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AFP chief defends EDCA amid pleas, impeachment rap

Details MANILA, Philippines — The military maintained that the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the United States would be beneficial to the countr...

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ASEAN lauds Philippines for early warning on 'Glenda'

Details MANILA, Philippines —  The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, expressed sympathy to the Philippines in the aftermath of powerful typhoon "Glenda."...

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Napoles transfer to Bicutan jail aborted

Details MANILA, Philippines - Lawyer Jessica “Gigi” Reyes is not the only one reduced to tears by the prospect of detention at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig....

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Glenda death toll hits 100

Details MANILA, Philippines - The death toll from Typhoon Glenda has reached 100 while property damage was estimated at P10.8 billion....

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Noy vows passage of Bangsamoro Basic Law

Details MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino has vowed to push Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law....

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1,056 job vacancies at Customs

Details MANILA, Philippines - There are over a thousand vacancies at Bureau of Customs (BOC) offices nationwide that need to be filled....

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Joker to Noy: Don’t drag Cory into DAP controversy

Details MANILA, Philippines - Former senator Joker Arroyo criticized anew the Aquino administration for dragging the late President Corazon Aquino into the Disbursem...

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100% Pinoy-made light plane unveiled

Details MANILA, Philippines - It’s a light plane, and it’s proudly made in the Philippines....

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House panel invites CJ to fund hearing

Details MANILA, Philippines - Lawmakers will invite Chief Justice Ma....

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A promise of smiles and laughter #28StoriesofGiving

Details MANILA, Philippines - The scene takes place on Jorge Bocobo Street in Malate, Manila, a place where children beg strangers for spare change and play on the s...

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Noy gets poor grade in fighting inflation

Details MANILA, Philippines - Soaring prices of rice, garlic and other basic goods pulled down the rating of the Aquino administration in yet another survey....

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Sandigan junks Enrile appeal on suspension

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Sandiganbayan issued a three-month preventive suspension order yesterday against Sen....

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3,000 troops to secure Iglesia centennial

Details MALOLOS CITY, Philippines– More than 3,000 police personnel have been deployed for the centennial celebration of the Iglesia ni Cristo tomorrow, which is exp...

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Palace expects influx of investments despite power crisis

Details MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang hopes to see an influx of foreign investors into the power sector with the energy department’s warning of a looming power sh...

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SONA guests free to wear any color – Palace

Details MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang assured lawmakers, government officials and other guests that they could wear any color they want during the 5th State of th...

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Chiz defends pro-Abad senators

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Aquino to aggressively push for passage of draft Bangsamoro law

Details MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - President Benigno Aquino III said he will aggressively push for the enactment of the draft Bangsamoro Basic L...

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Military should not be dragged into politics: official

Details MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - The government said today that the 125,000-strong Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) should be insulated f...

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(UPDATE) 5.3-magnitude quake hits Leyte - USGS

Details HONG KONG (Xinhua) - An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted six kilometers north northeast of Hinundayan, Southern Leyte at...

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(UPDATE) 5 dead, 8 wounded in military, Abu Sayyaf clash in Basilan

Details ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (Xinhua) - The military staged an attack on Abu Sayyaf militants in Basilan yesterday, leaving at least five peo...

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MMDA launches traffic report app for INC centennial

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has launched a mobile application to provide motorists up-to-date traffic reports...

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Escudero shuns critics over Senate's 'biased' DAP probe

Details MANILA, Philippines - Senate Finance Committee Chair Senator Francis Escudero shunned criticisms on Friday over the apparent bias shown by administration all...

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Joker defends Cory, hits PNoy

Details MANILA, Philippines - Former Senator Joker Arroyo criticized anew the Aquino administration for dragging the late President Corazon Aquino, mother of the Pre...

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MILF won't renegotiate issues settled in framework deal

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) blamed the government for the delays in the crafting of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and mai...

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Bam Aquino seeks legal definition of savings

Details MANILA, Philippines — Senator Bam Aquino on Friday pushed for putting legal definition to savings being used to fund major government projects such as those...

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Napoles ordered to be transferred to regular jail

Details MANILA, Philippines — Suspected pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles will be transferred from Fort Sto....

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Sandiganbayan suspends Enrile

Details MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - The Sandiganbayan Third Division on Friday suspended...

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AFP to augment police force securing SONA

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday said it will provide support to the Philippine National Police in securing Presiden...

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Bayan sees bigger SONA protest this year

Details MANILA, Philippines - Activist group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) on Friday called on Filipinos to join the protests during the Fifth State of the Nati...

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PUV operator faces suspension for joining rally

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has summoned a public utility vehicle (PUV) operator after he joined a...

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With over 38,000 signatures, FOI petition reaches Palace

Details MANILA, Philippines — Freedom of Information (FOI) advocates on Friday submitted to Malacañang a petition urging President Benigno Aquino III and House Speak...

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First Philippine-made plane sold

Details MANILA, Philippines — A local aerospace components manufacturing firm has produced the first two Filipino-made aircrafts....

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Pinoy protesters denounce China 'bullying' with mock missiles

Details MANILA, Philippines — About 100 Filipinos carrying mock missiles marched Thursday to the Chinese consulate in Manila to protest China's actions in asserting...

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Elected officials who failed to file SOCEs may be fined

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is no longer keen on ousting elected officials who failed to file their Statements of Contributio...

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EU shares Asean concern over sea row

Details MANILA, Philippines - The European Union shares the serious concerns of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) over increasing tensions in the So...

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Algerian plane vanishes from radar

Details ALGIERS – A flight operated by Air Algerie carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria’s capital disappeared from radar early yesterday, the plane’s own...

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Wait for Noy’s SONA, Palace tells public

Details MANILA, Philippines - Filipinos waiting to hear what President Aquino will say in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) – whether he will continue his scath...

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Economic growth putting pressure on energy supply

Details MANILA, Philippines - Economic growth is adding pressure for the grant of emergency powers to President Aquino to address a looming power crisis, Energy Secr...

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OFWs in Afghanistan seek exemption from deployment ban

Details MANILA, Philippines - Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Afghanistan are seeking exemption from the government-imposed deployment ban....

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Phl population hits 100 million on Sunday

Details MANILA, Philippines - The country’s population will hit 100 million shortly after midnight of Sunday, the Commission on Population (PopCom) said yesterday....

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Abalos new Wack Wack Golf Country Club head

Details MANILA, Philippines - Former elections chief Benjamin Abalos Sr....

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Infographic: 16th Congress First Regular Session

Details MANILA, Philippines - The President's State of the Nation Address (SONA) is not only his report to the people, it also marks the reopening of the Senate and...

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CAAP warns drone users of proper procedures

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) warned users of drones or unmanned aircraft that include filmmakers, photographe...

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5 foreign airlines to transfer to NAIA 3 next week

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) yesterday said the P1.9-billion retrofitting and rehabilitation of the Ninoy...

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Go Negosyo holds 1st Agri Summit

Details MANILA, Philippines - Go Negosyo is conducting today its first Agri-Negosyo Summit....

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No cross-border fund transfer – SC

Details MANILA, Philippines - Contrary to the claims of President Aquino, the Supreme Court (SC) did not implement a cross-border transfer of funds for the construct...

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Abad: The law allowed DAP

Details MANILA, Philippines - With nearly the entire Cabinet in tow, embattled Budget Secretary Florencio Abad faced the Senate yesterday and insisted that the law a...

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Wanted: 2,000 auditors of public funds

Details LINGAYEN, Philippines – The country needs at least 2,000 new accountants to help audit and protect public funds, according to Commissioner Jose Fabia of the...

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