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Boy studying on Cebu sidewalk gets solar lamp

Details MANILA, Philippines - The photo of a nine-year-old boy studying on the street under the lights of a fast food establishment went viral on social media and ca...

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DSWD: 4Ps beneficiaries won’t be used by politicians

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) yesterday brushed aside suspicions that beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang...

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Support for BBL to boost pols’ chances in 2016

Details MANILA, Philippines - The chances of winning of candidates in next year’s elections will depend on their support for the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), accordin...

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‘No LP breakup with choice of Mar’

Details MANILA, Philippines - There will be no break-up of the ruling Liberal Party after Interior Secretary Mar Roxas was declared as the administration’s president...

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Bidding failure declared anew for PCOS upgrade

Details MANILA, Philippines - The second bidding for the contract to refurbish 81,896 precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines was declared a failure yesterday, j...

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New storm won’t affect Philippine weather – Pagasa

Details MANILA, Philippines - The new storm that may enter the Philippine area of responsibility next week will have no effect on the country’s weather in the next f...

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Needs of Yolanda survivors being addressed – Palace

Details MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang assured the public yesterday that the needs of survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) were being addressed, even as a s...

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Aquino family observes Cory's death anniversary

Details MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino yesterday paid tribute to his late mother, former President Corazon Aquino, on social media as the country commemorate...

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Noy to campaign for Mar – Palace

Details MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino will campaign for his anointed successor, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Manuel Roxa...

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Binay backs creation of Department of Information

Details MANILA, Philippines - Vice President Jejomar Binay is supporting the creation of the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) and callin...

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No VP offer from LP – Grace

Details MANILA, Philippines - Amid the buzz over her supposedly being eyed as Liberal Party vice presidential candidate in 2016, Sen....

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CHED’s proposed 2016 budget up by 200%

Details MANILA, Philippines - A P7-billion increase has been proposed for the budget of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)....

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2 convicted OFWs pardoned in Oman

Details MANILA, Philippines - Two overseas Filipino workers in Oman convicted and imprisoned for criminal offenses have been granted royal pardon....

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AFP chief rallies troops in West Philippine Sea

Details MANILA, Philippines - Armed Forces chief Gen....

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Brother of kidnapped INC minister placed under WPP

Details MANILA, Philippines - Anthony Menorca, the brother of an Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) volunteer minister earlier reported kidnapped, was placed under the Witness...

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Philippines to build strategic sea vessels

Details MANILA, Philippines - On a buying binge for big-ticket items to modernize the military, the Department of National Defense (DND) struck a deal for the transf...

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DOH probes deworming program

Details ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The epidemiology bureau of the Department of Health (DOH) started the investigation on the deworming pills that caused “normal”...

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Binay to Roxas: Accept defeat, drop case

Details MANILA, Philippines - After officially declaring his intention to run for president next year, Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II should accept defeat in the...

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Mar: I accept the challenge

Details MANILA, Philippines - Nearly six years ago, Manuel Roxas II announced at Club Filipino that he was forgoing his dream of becoming president and giving way to...

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Smartmatic shrugs off poll sabotage raps

Details MANILA, Philippines - Technology provider Smartmatic-Total Information Management Corp....

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Phl envoy to China highest paid exec in 2014

Details MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Ambassador to Beijing Erlinda Basilio was the highest paid government official in 2014, according to a report on salaries an...

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DepEd: 1.1 M students go to schools without electricity

Details MANILA, Philippines - Over 1.1 million students are enrolled in 5,954 public schools that have no access to electricity, according to the Department of Educa...

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Bongbong presents possible programs of next president

Details MANILA, Philippines - While he has maintained that he remains undecided on a presidential bid in next year’s polls, Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr....

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Chiz denies parting with Grace

Details MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Francis Escudero belied speculations yesterday that he and his potential running mate Sen....

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Party-list groups to join KBL alliance

Details MANILA, Philippines - At least five party-list groups in the House of Representatives are set to join the newly formed Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (KBL)-Partido...

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UN notes waning attention on Yolanda survivors

Details MANILA, Philippines - After a 10-day visit and assessment of evacuation areas in the country for people displaced by disaster and conflict, a United Nations...

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LPG, oil prices down anew due to oversupply

Details MANILA, Philippines - Oil companies will roll back prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) starting today....

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DMCI asks SC to lift TRO on Torre de Manila

Details MANILA, Philippines - The developer of the controversial Torre de Manila condominium that allegedly ruins the iconic sight line of the Rizal monument in Mani...

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Phl joins calls vs human trafficking

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines joined 21 other member states of the United Nations in calling on all countries to use the occasion of the World Day Ag...

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Storm to enter Phl next week – Pagasa

Details MANILA, Philippines - Filipinos should brace for moderate to occasionally heavy rains next week due to a tropical storm off the Pacific Ocean that is expecte...

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BBL substitute bill may be ready next week

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Senate committee on local government is still threshing out issues on economic provisions, the decommissioning process and the P70-...

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Eye clinic files libel charge vs PhilHealth execs

Details MANILA, Philippines - Two separate libel cases, each seeking P2.5 million in damages, were filed yesterday before the Quezon City prosecutor’s office against...

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Kin of soldiers killed in action to get new homes

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will soon distribute housing units to qualified heirs of soldiers killed in the line of duty...

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Blue moon last night?

Details WASHINGTON – This is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like last night. Maybe....

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Leader’s wife causing rift in INC?

Details MANILA, Philippines - The conflict in the family that leads the influential religious sect Iglesia ni Cristo began even before INC former executive minister...

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Phl lagging in assets for territorial defense – Japan

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines’ limited territorial defense capabilities were evident in a recently released Japanese defense ministry document detail...

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Palace cuts Congress budget by P515 M

Details MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino is proposing a P515-million reduction in the combined budget of the Senate and the House of Representatives for 2016....

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‘Mar feels like a winner with Noy’s endorsement’

Details MANILA, Philippines - With an endorsement from President Aquino, Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II already feels like a winner in next...

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CCT beneficiaries paraded at Roxas’ proclamation

Details MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino yesterday paraded the beneficiaries of the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program and stressed that his anointed one...

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Phl weakness in territorial defense evident in Japan ministry document

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines’s limited territorial defense capabilities were evident in a recently released...

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MILF: BBL not likely to be passed beyond October due to elections

Details MANILA, Philippines - The proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is not likely to be enacted if it does not hurdle Congress after October, the Moro Islamic Libe...

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FULL TEXT: Roxas accepts Aquino's endorsement

Details MANILA, Philippines - Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Friday accepted the endorsement of President Benigno Aquino III as the stand...

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FULL TEXT: Aquino endorses Mar Roxas at Club Filipino

Details MANILA, Philippines — President Benigno Aquino III endorsed Interior Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas III as the new standard bearer of the Liberal Party for the...

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