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PNP warns public: Don’t broadcast travel plans

Details MANILA, Philippines - Delay posting your selfie photos and do not broadcast your travel plans on social media, the police have advised the public going on va...

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MILF involved in clash – AFP chief

Details MANILA, Philippines - Some Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels were involved in last Friday’s clashes between government forces and the Abu Sayyaf in...

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4 NP senators qualified to run for higher post – Villar

Details ILOILO, Philippines – Four members of the Nacionalista Party who are incumbent senators are qualified to run for higher office in the 2016 national elections...

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Bangsamoro Basic Law a work in progress – Palace

Details MANILA, Philippines - The proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law is a work in progress with President Aquino ensuring the process will be dynamic and consultative to...

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Pacquiao will pay proper taxes – lawyer

Details MANILA, Philippines - New World Boxing Organization welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will definitely settle his tax obligations, including the one on his...

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Phl ready to host int’l dialogue on disaster response

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines, one of the countries most vulnerable to calamities, is prepared to host an international dialogue on disaster response...

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BOC checking info on visit of US state senator to Iligan

Details MANILA, Philippines - Customs intelligence agents are checking reports that a California state senator arrested on charges of smuggling high-powered arms to...

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Sandigan junks Padaca motion seeking dismissal of raps

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Sandiganbayan has denied a motion of election commissioner Grace Padaca seeking to dismiss the graft and malversation charges filed...

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Police eye capture of reporter’s killer with daughter’s help

Details CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna, Philippines – Police aim to capture the killers of journalist Rubylita Garcia with the help of her 12-year-old daughter....

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PNP execs get lessons on tweeting, Facebook

Details MANILA, Philippines - The regional and provincial directors of the Philippine National Police (PNP), most of them in their late 40s and early 50s, yesterday...

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Catholics urged to join penitent walk on Good Friday

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has appealed to Catholics to join a seven-kilometer penitent walk on Good Fr...

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Lyrid meteor shower visible next week

Details MANILA, Philippines - Skywatchers can enjoy the Lyrid meteor shower early next week, the state weather bureau said yesterday....

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DOJ summons PMA chief over P2.9-M tax raps

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Justice has summoned outgoing Philippine Medical Association president Leo Olarte over the P2.93-million tax evasion...

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KMU hits wage commissions

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) accused yesterday the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) of peddling lies to justify its rej...

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‘Noah’ director says computer-generated imagery used in filming

Details MANILA, Philippines - Animal rights advocates need not worry about the movie “Noah” as computer-generated imagery (CGI) was used in the filming so as not to...

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SC asked to extend anew TRO on Meralco rate hike

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court (SC) was asked yesterday to extend anew the temporary restraining order (TRO) on the rate increase of P4.15 per kilow...

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Power alert in Luzon

Details MANILA, Philippines - A unit of the Masinloc coal-fired power plant in Zambales broke down yesterday, fueling concerns over possible blackouts in Luzon this...

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DOH backs Church on discouraging flagellation

Details MANILA, Philippines - Health Secretary Enrique Ona yesterday urged Catholic devotees to heed the Church’s advice against scourging themselves as public penan...

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Taguig courts issue gag order on Vhong case

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Taguig City regional and metropolitan trial courts issued yesterday gag orders on the grave coercion and serious illegal detention...

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Phl ready to host disaster response summit

Details MANILA, Philippine - The Philippines, one of the countries most vulnerable to calamities, is prepared to host an international dialogue on disaster response...

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Army to NPA: Observe Holy Week

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Army on Tuesday urged communist rebels to take advantage of the Holy Week to spend time with their families and to abandon the arme...

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'Beautiful lady' allegedly posing as BI agent nabbed

Details MANILA, Philippines — A woman suspected for posing as an agent of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) and charging up to P25,000 to facilitate travel documents ha...

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US-Philippines deal won't stop China in disputed sea - analyst

Details MANILA, Philippines — The new defense cooperation agreement between the Philippines and the United States will not deter China from conducting activities in...

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AFP chief: No letup in campaign vs. Abu Sayyaf

Details ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - There will be no let up operation against the Abu Sayyaf and those supporting the militants even during the observance of the L...

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Noy leads meeting on security measures for Holy Week

Details MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino yesterday led a meeting on the security preparations for Holy Week, the upcoming World Economic Forum on East Asia nex...

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Tagle to lead tribute for 2 popes on April 27

Details MANILA, Philippines - Archbishop of Manila Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle will lead the tribute for Popes John XXIII and John Paul II at  Smart Araneta Coliseum...

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Fishermen hold croc captive, want P40,000

Details MANILA, Philippines - Fishermen in Cotabato are demanding P40,000 in exchange for the release of a captive....

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BIR urges taxpayers to beat ITR filing deadline today

Details MANILA, Philippines - Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Henares reminded individual taxpayers and corporations that they have only until toda...

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Rehab work shuts down NAIA aircon, computers

Details MANILA, Philippines - Departing passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 used their plane tickets and boarding passes as fans t...

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Phl sets world record to light 100,000 candles for peace

Details OTON, Iloilo , Philippines   – In a bid to achieve world peace through inner peace, the Philippines set another Guinness world record here last night after a...

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Only 4 of 2,175 bills passed by Senate in 2013

Details MANILA, Philippines - Since July last year, only four of the 2,175 bills filed in the Senate have been approved....

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DOST’s supercomputer for scientists now operational

Details MANILA, Philippines - A supercomputer donated by IBM last year for research and development of local scientists has been activated by the Department of Scien...

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13 Atimonan massacre cops dismissed from PNP

Details MANILA, Philippines - Police Superintendent Hansel Marantan and 12 other policemen involved in a rub out in Atimonan, Quezon last year were ordered dismissed...

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18 Abu bandits slain in Basilan clashes – AFP

Details MANILA, Philippines - Troops killed 18 Abu Sayyaf bandits in a series of clashes in Basilan last week....

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Accounting grads urged to join fight vs graft

Details MANILA, Philippines - Fresh accounting graduates are urged to join the Commission on Audit (COA) and become a state auditor to help fight   graft and corrupt...

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CBCP: Pabasa can’t be replaced by Katy Perry

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Catholic Church yesterday urged the youth not to replace the “Pabasa ng Pasyon” (Reading of the Passion) with popular songs such as...

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(UPDATE) Suspected leftist rebels raid Davao town mayor's home

Details DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Xinhua) - Suspected members of leftist rebel group New People's Army (NPA) raided the house of a town mayor in the...

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AFP: 18 Abu Sayyaf members killed last week

Details MANILA, Philippines - As much as 18 Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed in a series of encounters with government troops in Basilan last week, a military official...

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PNoy's office to receive draft Bangsamoro law today - Palace exec

Details MANILA, Philippines - The draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law is expected to be submitted to the office of Pres....

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AFP: No full colonel promotion for Pacquiao despite recent win

Details MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao is not likely to be promoted to full colonel despite his impressive victory against American boxer Timothy Bradley, Jr....

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Phl to ban US warships with nuclear weapons in new defense deal

Details MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang assured on Monday that the proposed agreement on the increased rotational presence (IRP) of American forces here will not vi...

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Arrest warrant out vs. Cedric Lee, Deniece

Details MANILA, Philippines — The Taguig Metropolitan Trial Court on Monday has ordered businessman Cedric Lee, model Deniece Cornejo and five others to be arrested,...

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Palace: BIR chief not offending Pacquiao, spoiling victory

Details MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang on Monday defended Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Henares for reminding Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacqui...

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Pacquiao now owes P2.65B in taxes - Henares

Details MANILA, Philippines — WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao now faces P2.56-billion in tax deficiencies after Sunday's match, Bureau of Internal Revenue (...

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Public satisfaction with PNoy slightly drops in 1st quarter

Details MANILA, Philippines - The overall public satisfaction rating of Pres....

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Groups to BIR : Cut taxes on minimum wage

Details MANILA, Philippines - Nagkaisa labor coalition on Monday  asked the Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares to approve its proposal to enhance th...

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Palace: Pacquiao proved Pinoys can rise again

Details MANILA, Philippines - Calling him the symbol of the country's recovery from disasters, Malacañang congratulated Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao for getti...

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Tagle urges Catholics to fight temptation

Details MANILA, Philippines - What is more important: hearing mass or $30 million?...

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‘Victory a symbol of Phl resilience’

Details MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang  congratulated new WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao for beating American Timothy Bradley yesterday, calling his vict...

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