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Expelled minister: INC execs use members as shield

Details MANILA, Philippines — An expelled minister of Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) on Tuesday claimed that the sect's Sanggunian, or council, is using its members as "shi...

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Cancer survivors seek vigilance vs tobacco industry

Details MANILA, Philippines - The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), a group of survivors of laryngeal cancer, yesterday urged the public to be vigilant...

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Palace on Iglesia ni Cristo rally end: Rule of law prevailed

Details MANILA, Philippines - The rule of law has prevailed with the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC)’s decision to end its protest activities, Malacañang said yesterday....

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Comelec still looking for ways to use old PCOS machines

Details MANILA, Philippines - The old precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines could still be used in next year’s polls....

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Many wanted to exploit Iglesia ni Cristo rally – Mar

Details MANILA, Philippines - Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II yesterday said there were many who wanted to exploit the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC...

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Traffic woes: Back to you, MMDA chief

Details MANILA, Philippines - We’re gone, it’s no longer our fault....

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British firm tapped to ease traffic congestion at NAIA

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is tapping the consultancy services of British air traffic management expert...

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UN alarmed over increasing number of enforced disappearances

Details MANILA, Philippines - The United Nations has denounced the “alarming” number of acts tantamount to enforced disappearances....

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Warmer temperatures, stronger cyclones this ‘ber’ months – Pagasa

Details MANILA, Philippines - The state weather bureau yesterday warned the public to brace for warmer temperatures and stronger tropical cyclones during the “ber” m...

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No presidential, vice presidential bet for LDP

Details BALER, Aurora, Philippines  – The Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP) is not fielding its candidates for president and vice president in next year’s electi...

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12 new halls of justice to rise next year

Details MANILA, Philippines - Twelve new halls of justice will be constructed all over the country next year as part of the modernization of the judiciary, Supreme C...

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CA upholds dismissal of CHR commissioner

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Court of Appeals (CA) has upheld the dismissal by the ombudsman of Cecilia Rachel Quisumbing as commissioner of the Commission on H...

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Iglesia ends protest

Details What’s the deal? Everyone mum...

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Filipino wins Magsaysay award for work to save ancient dance

Details MANILA, Philippines — Amid the chimes of gongs, Ligaya Fernando Amilbangsa teaches a group of women and children the mystical moves of a centuries-old dance...

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Palace says 'no deal' made with INC to end protest

Details MANILA, Philippines — No compromise was made by the government to have the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) agree to end the mass action on Monday, a Malacañang offic...

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PNoy receives first copy of martial law book

Details MANILA, Philippines — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday received the first copy of book on the martial law years from the National Historical Commission...

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Air Force to spend P4.28M for C-295 spare parts

Details MANILA, Philippines — The Air Force will acquire communication navigation and environmental systems for the transport planes it acquired from Spain....

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CBCP to Catholics: Don't fan flames against INC

Details MANILA, Philippines — The head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines advised Filipino Catholics to refrain from making inflammatory statemen...

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Aquino to Filipinos: Be heroes to the abused

Details MANILA, Philippines — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday encouraged Filipinos to continue fighting for the country the way its national heroes did by def...

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INC ends 5-day protest

Details MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED 9:41 a.m.) — Officials of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) agreed on Monday to end the five-day mass action after ta...

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Workers to get holiday pay today

Details MANILA, Philippines - Workers reporting for work today will receive double pay....

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Army to recruit 2,300 soldiers this year

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Army will recruit 2,300 soldiers this year to augment the manpower of its field units....

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NPC eyes meetings with Binay, Roxas, Duterte

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) intends to meet with other presidential candidates to listen to their plans for the country....

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PNP clarifies security allowance for APEC meetings in Cebu

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine National Police (PNP) clarified the issue on allowances of police officers assigned to secure events for the Asia-Pacifi...

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Nancy wants Jan. 25 declared special holiday for SAF 44

Details MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Nancy Binay filed a bill seeking to have Jan....

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Catholics urged to reject same-sex marriage

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) yesterday expressed its opposition to moves to legalize same-sex union in th...

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Binay to SUC students: Brace for higher tuition next year

Details MANILA, Philippines - Students of state universities and colleges (SUCs) should brace for higher tuition and other school fees next year because of the Aquin...

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Noy extends life of Bangsamoro Transition Commission

Details MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino has extended the life of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission that he formed in February 2013 and the 15-member body w...

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Refugees or migrants? Debate rages over words to describe crisis

Details STOCKHOLM – Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe’s shores make their way aroun...

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OFW representatives to attend probe on balikbayan box inspection

Details MANILA, Philippines - Leaders of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) groups will appear in the congressional probe into the Bureau of Customs (BOC)’s planned in...

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Expelled minister urges DOJ to continue probe

Details MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Justice (DOJ) should proceed with the preliminary investigation on criminal charges filed against leaders of the Igle...

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Iglesia sets nationwide protests vs DOJ probe

Details MANILA, Philippines - Members of the Iglesia ni Cristo will gather in major cities across the country, widening the group’s protest activities against the De...

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LPA brings rain in Metro Manila

Details MANILA, Philippines - Several areas in Luzon, including Metro Manila, will experience light to moderate rains until tomorrow due to a low-pressure area (LPA)...

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NFA hit for ‘excessive’ rice importation

Details MANILA, Philippines - The National Food Authority (NFA) is under fire for the “excessive importation” of 2.1 million metric tons of rice for this year....

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Noy to lead rites for National Heroes’ Day today

Details MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino will lead today’s ceremonies at Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City commemorating National Heroes’ Day, where he will also o...

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Palace condoles with kin of Department of Education official

Details MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang yesterday extended its condolences to the family of the Department of Education (DepEd) undersecretary for finance and admin...

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Refund P.3 M paid to consultant, National Nutrition Council told

Details MANILA, Philippines - The National Nutrition Council (NNC) was ordered to refund to the government the P300,000 paid to a legal consultant who had been hired...

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Fertilizer price rollback sought

Details MANILA, Philippines - A rollback in the price of fertilizer is being eyed through talks between the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA) and manufacturer...

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Laude camp wants P38 M, 6 US visas – defense lawyer

Details OLONGAPO CITY, Philippines  – The camp of United States Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton, who is charged with the murder of Filipino transgender...

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IN PHOTOS: Day 3 of Iglesia ni Cristo EDSA protest

Details MANILA, Philippines – An estimated 1,700 members of Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) on Sunday gathered along Shaw Boulevard to show objection to the investigation of...

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INC official asks gov’t to leave them alone

Details MANILA, Philippines – An official of the indigenous religious group Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) urges authorities to leave them alone, saying they do not mean to...

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Malacañang to Filpinos: Honor our heroes

Details MANILA, Philippines – The Palace on Sunday urged the Filipinos to join the commemoration of the National Heroes’ Day on Monday....

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Palace mourns untimely death of DepEd Usec

Details MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Sunday expressed sympathy over the untimely death of Department of Education (DepEd) Undersecretary Francisco Varela....

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PAGASA: LPA to bring rains to Central Luzon

Details MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Sunday said Central Luzon will experience...

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OFWs in Hong Kong to stage rally vs Customs

Details MANILA, Philippines - Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong will rally today against Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina’s “oppressive” taxation and in...

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INC leaders appeal for understanding rallyists get flak over EDSA traffic jams

Details MANILA, Philippines - Amid chaos on the road and frayed nerves, the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) appealed yesterday for understanding as heavier traffic is expect...

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Odd-even scheme to be discussed thoroughly – Palace

Details MANILA, Philippines - Nothing is final yet on the odd-even scheme floated by President Aquino even as transport groups and other sectors expressed their oppo...

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