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Importers given 5 days to claim shipments

Details MANILA, Philippines - Starting Sept....

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Pinoys in UK urged to be vigilant

Details MANILA, Philippines - Filipinos in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland were advised to be vigilant and take precautions for personal safety after UK auth...

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SC strikes down Comelec airtime limit on poll ads

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court (SC) has struck down the limits imposed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on campaign advertisements on televi...

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Oil firms hike gas, diesel prices

Details MANILA, Philippines - Oil companies raised gasoline and diesel prices effective yesterday morning, ending a series of rollbacks and marking the first price a...

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Internet voting to be pilot-tested in 2016 polls

Details MANILA, Philippines - Internet voting and the use of the direct recording electronic (DRE) system will be pilot-tested in the 2016 elections, the Commission...

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‘General,’ cohorts in NAIA bombing attempt charged

Details MANILA, Philippines - A self-proclaimed “general” of “USAFFE” and two others have been linked to Monday’s foiled attempt to smuggle improvised explosives int...

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Batanes court denies motion of PCG men over Balintang shooting

Details MANILA, Philippines - Seven coastguardsmen accused of shooting and killing a suspected Taiwanese poacher off Balintang Channel   last year failed to convince...

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Beijing seeks thorough probe on anti-China plot

Details MANILA, Philippines - China yesterday expressed concern over last Monday’s foiled bombing attempt by a self-proclaimed anti-Chinese group as it asked the Phi...

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House junks impeach complaints vs P-Noy

Details MANILA, Philippines - After only two hearings, the House committee on justice junked yesterday all three impeachment complaints against President Aquino, say...

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2014 Ramon Magsaysay Awards, Chinese journalist wields power of truth

Details MANILA, Philippines - In few countries of the world is journalism as professionally intricate, politically risky and socially challenging as in China....

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No immediate pullout of troops from Golan Heights

Details MANILA, Philippines - There will be no immediate pullout of Filipino peacekeepers from the Golan Heights and Liberia even as President Aquino demanded a full...

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P157 M worth of sequestered properties from Marcos ally sold

Details MANILA, Philippines - Properties worth P157.7 million that the government had sequestered from the estate of the late National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)...

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House to pass FOI bill during Noy’s term – Belmonte

Details MANILA, Philippines - Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr....

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COA returns P65-M DAP

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Commission on Audit (COA) has returned to the national treasury P65.1 million in unused allocation from the controversial Disbursem...

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Angelina’s Versace gown incorporates doodles by kids

Details MANILA, Philippines - After marrying in secret late last month, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have finally released the photos – including images of Jolie’s c...

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ILO lists Ebola virus as occupational disease

Details MANILA, Philippines - The International Labor Organization (ILO) has listed the Ebola virus as an occupational disease that may allow workers who acquired th...

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Malacañang: No need for Noy to ride MRT

Details MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang yesterday dismissed calls for President Aquino to take the Metro Rail Transit challenge, saying he need not ride the MRT to...

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Jinggoy questions JPE suspension

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House to rewrite privacy bill

Details MANILA, Philippines - The House of Representatives will rewrite the bill that seeks to protect private citizens against intrusion into their privacy....

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PCG plead not guilty for killing Taiwan fisherman

Details MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - Philippine Coast Guard personnel charged with homicide for shooting a fisherman from China's Taiwan last year...

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Draft Bangsamoro law '99.99% done' - Deles

Details MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang is expected to submit the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to Congress this week for its passage, Presidential Adviser on th...

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Filipino UNDOF exec's resignation done in protest, AFP confirms

Details MANILA, Philippines — The Filipino Chief of Staff of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) resigned in protest of his superior's order that...

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DBM exec, 3 employees absolved from 'pork' scam

Details MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan dismissed eight of the 16 graft cases against a Department of Budget and Management (DBM) official and three of his s...

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Palace: PNoy too busy, no need to take MRT challenge

Details MANILA, Philippines - For Malacañang, there is no need for President Aquino to take the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT 3) to understand the plight of daily commut...

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Palace to Gilas bashers: Be supportive

Details MANILA, Philippines - Filipinos who continue to criticize Gilas Pilipinas should instead support the national basketball team in the ongoing FIBA World Cup,...

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3 impeach raps vs Aquino 'insufficient in substance'

Details MANILA, Philippines - The House of Representatives justice committee on Tuesday overwhelmingly dismissed the three impeachment complaints filed against Presi...

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NAIA 3 bomb try suspects harboring anti-China sentiments

Details MANILA, Philippines (UPDATE) — Justice Secretary Leila de Lima revealed that the alleged group behind the bombing attempt at Ninoy Aquino International Airpo...

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Creation of Bureau of Private Schools sought

Details MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker is seeking to create a main implementing arm for private education programs of the Department of Education (DepEd)....

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Noy swears in new Solgen, 35 other gov’t execs

Details MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino yesterday swore in government officials, including retired military officers he appointed to civilian posts, the new s...

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2014 Ramon Magsaysay Awards: Anti-pollution lawyer works for China’s poor

Details MANILA, Philippines - In recent decades, China’s relentless drive for economic growth has put the environment under great stress – poisoning China’s water an...

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Pinoy UN peacekeeper wants Coco Martin to play his role

Details MANILA, Philippines - If leading his men through the mine field in the dead of night to escape al-Qaeda-linked Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights would be ma...

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‘Pinoys defied UN commander’s order to surrender’

Details MANILA, Philippines - By defying orders from their Indian commander, the 40 Filipino peacekeepers belonging to the United Nations Disengagement Observer Forc...

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Enzo slay suspect indicted for gun raps

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Justice (DOJ) has approved the indictment of businessman Domingo de Guzman III, one of the alleged masterminds in the...

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Fate of anti-dynasty bill hangs in House

Details MANILA, Philippines - The fate of the bill banning political dynas- ties hangs in the House of Representatives....

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Ex-Makati vice mayor charged with plunder

Details MANILA, Philippines - Former Makati vice mayor Ernesto Mercado was charged with plunder and graft before the Office of the Ombudsman for alleged involvement...

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ERC execs, employees ordered to return laptops

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Commission on Audit (COA) has ordered officials and employees of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to return the extra laptops...

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Senate suspends JPE for 90 days

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Senate implemented the 90-day suspension order against Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile yesterday....

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AFP: Decision on Palparan’s custody up to court

Details MANILA, Philippines - The military is leaving it up to the courts to decide on retired general Jovito Palparan Jr.’s motion to be placed under its custody, e...

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Phl threatened by more disastrous rains – ADB study

Details MANILA, Philippines - More frequent and heavier rains are likely in the coming years with dangers to population seen to rise, unless concerned authorities ta...

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LP won’t have stand on term extension

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Liberal Party is not going to have an official stand any time soon on whether or not it will sup- port moves to amend the political...

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Over 800 Pinoys jailed for drugs worldwide – DFA

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday 805 Filipinos are in prison for drug trafficking cases worldwide, including 45 o...

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Gunmen intercept SUV along EDSA

Details MANILA, Philippines - A photo showing men pointing guns at a sport utility vehicle along EDSA went viral yesterday after a witness posted it on Facebook and...

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Palace forms task force to review Hazing Law

Details MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang has ordered a review of the Anti-Hazing Law to strengthen its implementation amid growing fraternity-related violence....

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Prince William, Kate go incognito on London train

Details LONDON – Even the royals take the train....

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