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Pilipino Star
End of the line?OFW remittances and BPO revenues are the two pillars of the Philippine economy.
End of the line?
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 hours ago
OFW remittances and BPO revenues are the two pillars of the Philippine economy. With an annual potential of almost $50 billion in dollar earnings from these two sources, our economy had never seen better days in recent years. So good were the... Read more
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Sun Star
Aquino off to US next weekPRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III will be on a five-day trip to the United States to
Aquino off to US next week
Sun Star / Posted 14 hours ago
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III will be on a five-day trip to the United States to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean)-US Summit next week. Aquino will leave on February 15 for Sunnylands, California where the two-day summit will... Read more
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Rappler
Aquino makes pitch for Roxas, Robredo in final LMP speech2016 PITCH. President Benigno Aquino III endorses administration bets Mar Roxas
Aquino makes pitch for Roxas, Robredo in final LMP speech
Rappler / Posted yesterday
2016 PITCH. President Benigno Aquino III endorses administration bets Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo in his final speech as guest of honor at the general assembly of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines. Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacanang Photo... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Prof. Copernicus thinks I am right (Part 1)"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goa
Prof. Copernicus thinks I am right (Part 1)
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." – Thomas Jefferson NEW YORK CITY – Around past three o'clock one afternoon inside the cold Central... Read more
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Gulf News
Forget colouring in, now fold some paperWith it’s Zen-like calming qualities, origami is about to become the next big c
Forget colouring in, now fold some paper
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
With it’s Zen-like calming qualities, origami is about to become the next big craze A Filipina "comfort woman", a sex slave for the Japanese Imperial army during World War II, holds an origami paper peace dove as she participates in a protest near... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace confirms Del Rosario’s resignation EFFECTIVE March of this year, Albert del Rosario will no longer be the foreig
Palace confirms Del Rosario’s resignation
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
EFFECTIVE March of this year, Albert del Rosario will no longer be the foreign affairs chief, a Malacanang official has confirmed on Monday (February 8, 2016). “Until the end of February,” the Palace source... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace condoles with family of former Ambassador Roy Seneres Malacanang extended its condolences to the family of former Ambassador Roy Se
Palace condoles with family of former Ambassador Roy Seneres
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Malacanang extended its condolences to the family of former Ambassador Roy Seneres, who died of heart attack on Monday morning. He was 68. “Nakikiramay kami sa kanyang pamilya. Siya ay... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
11 power transmission lines have critical ROW problems At least 11 power transmission lines have been “rated critical” due to the li
11 power transmission lines have critical ROW problems
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
At least 11 power transmission lines have been “rated critical” due to the lingering right-of-way (ROW) problems hounding their operations. Based on latest 2015 data culled from the Department... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Gov, lawmakers in illegal drug trade’February 7, 2016 9:56 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO, SENIOR REPORTER AT least one pro
‘Gov, lawmakers in illegal drug trade’
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
February 7, 2016 9:56 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO, SENIOR REPORTER AT least one provincial governor and some members of the House of Representatives are among government officials linked to illegal drug trade,... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace assures Aquino won't use public funds to campaign for his betsMALACANANG assured Saturday that President Benigno Aquino III will not use the
Palace assures Aquino won't use public funds to campaign for his bets
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
MALACANANG assured Saturday that President Benigno Aquino III will not use the government's resources for partisan purposes as he joins the ruling Liberal Party during the kick-off campaign next week. Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III of the... Read more
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Sun Star
Gov't to repatriate remains of OFWs killed in Iraq hotel fireMALACANANG assured Saturday the families of those overseas Filipino workers (OF
Gov't to repatriate remains of OFWs killed in Iraq hotel fire
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
MALACANANG assured Saturday the families of those overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who perished in a fire at a hotel in Iraq that the government would do everything to assist them and repatriate the remains of the victims. In a radio interview on... Read more
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Sun Star
Poe regains top spot in Pulse Asia surveyDESPITE her disqualification by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) from the
Poe regains top spot in Pulse Asia survey
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
DESPITE her disqualification by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) from the May 9 race to Malacanang, Senator Grace Poe regained the top spot in the latest Pulse Asia survey released on Saturday. Poe has the support of 33 percent of 1,800... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PrimariesWith cable television, it is now possible for us to peer in on how other countr
Primaries
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
With cable television, it is now possible for us to peer in on how other countries do their politics. Sometimes, I tune in to BBC and watch debates at the British Parliament, amazed at how this system of government hones the eloquence of that... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
BSP sees gradual rise in inflation Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr. yesterday s
BSP sees gradual rise in inflation
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr. yesterday said their assessment of monthly inflation forecasts continued a gradual rise in the year ahead until 2017. At the moment, Tetangco said,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Belmonte hits back at Colmenares, says last session was useless Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. has turned the tables on the advocates of the
Belmonte hits back at Colmenares, says last session was useless
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. has turned the tables on the advocates of the resolution to override President Aquino’s veto of the P2,000 pension hike of private sector retirees,... Read more
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Minda News
ML victims start campaign against return of Marcoses to MalacanangFormer political prisoners, other victims of the martial law regime and human r
ML victims start campaign against return of Marcoses to Malacanang
Minda News / Posted 6 days ago
Former political prisoners, other victims of the martial law regime and human rights advocates launched on Thursday a campaign to thwart attempts by the Marcoses to recapture Malacanang. Called CARMMA or Campaign against the Return of the Marcoses... Read more
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Minda News
REMEMBERING EDSA 1986: The leader who toppled a dictator and the leader we need now(Speech delivered by former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel, Jr. at t
REMEMBERING EDSA 1986: The leader who toppled a dictator and the leader we need now
Minda News / Posted 7 days ago
(Speech delivered by former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel, Jr. at the forum sponsored by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung on February 4, 2016 at the Discovery Primea, Makati City May I thank the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung for the kind invitation... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PLDT introduces IEC 2016PLDT Group brings IEC2016 to the world. The PLDT Group has powered the livestre
PLDT introduces IEC 2016
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
PLDT Group brings IEC2016 to the world. The PLDT Group has powered the livestreaming of the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC 2016) by Radio Television Malacanang (RTVM), allowing people to view this historic religious event happening now in... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Martial law victims to frustrate Bongbong’s bid for vice presidency – BulatlatActivists during martial law vow to campaign against vice presidential candidat
Martial law victims to frustrate Bongbong’s bid for vice presidency – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 7 days ago
Activists during martial law vow to campaign against vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. (Photo by Ronalyn V. Olea / Bulatlat.com) A campaign aims to educate the youth on the horrors of martial law, and how it could happen... Read more
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Sun Star
Aquino names commissioners of Climate Change Commission, other officialsPRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has appointed new commissioners of the Climate Cha
Aquino names commissioners of Climate Change Commission, other officials
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has appointed new commissioners of the Climate Change Commissions and the new chairperson of the Legal Education Board. In a statement, Malacanang said Aquino named Emmanuel de Guzman, Noel Antonio Gaerlan, and Frances... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -“THE NINOY Aquino International Airport, we believe, is in a situation perhaps
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 7 days ago
“THE NINOY Aquino International Airport, we believe, is in a situation perhaps worse than EDSA. Delays in flights due to congestion of air traffic, resulting in untold opportunity losses, is already a regular occurrence. There is no option at hand... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace hopes CA members exercise power without political motiveMALACANANG expressed hope Thursday that members of the Commission on Appointmen
Palace hopes CA members exercise power without political motive
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
MALACANANG expressed hope Thursday that members of the Commission on Appointments (CA) would not use their power to engage in politicking. This was after Senate Minority Floor Leader Juan Ponce Enrile blocked the confirmation of Commission on Audit... Read more
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Mong Palatino
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » Why the Left is fighting alongside the LumadThe accusation that the Left is exploiting the Lumad for political propaganda i
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » Why the Left is fighting alongside the Lumad
Mong Palatino / Posted 7 days ago
The accusation that the Left is exploiting the Lumad for political propaganda is easily refuted by the Lumad themselves through their compelling articulation of various abuses inflicted by state forces in their communities. The Lumad do not need the... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
President Aquino at the 65th Anniversary of Department of Social Welfare and DevelopmentPresident Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his message during the celebration of
President Aquino at the 65th Anniversary of Department of Social Welfare and Development
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 7 days ago
President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his message during the celebration of Department of Social Welfare and development (DSWD) at the Heroes Hall of Malacanang Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The President thank and urged the Department to continue to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Congress fails to override veto on SSS pension hike (MB File) President Aquino was asked to reconsider his decision to block the
Congress fails to override veto on SSS pension hike
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
(MB File) President Aquino was asked to reconsider his decision to block the across-the-board increase in pension of SSS retirees. (Mark Balmores/Kevin dela Cruz) A strong bipartisan support to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte’s common-law wife joins him in campaignDavao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte with his common-law wife Cieleto “Honeylet” Av
Duterte’s common-law wife joins him in campaign
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte with his common-law wife Cieleto “Honeylet” Avancena. NESTOR CORRALES/INQUIRER.net In a rare public appearance outside Davao City, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s common-law wife is now more visible in joining her husband in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MILF on stalled BBL: Filipinos not ready for reconciliationMANILA, Philippines — The failure of Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro B
MILF on stalled BBL: Filipinos not ready for reconciliation
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The failure of Congress to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) means that Filipinos are not yet ready for reconciliation, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said . In an editorial posted on its website luwaran,... Read more
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Minda News
SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: A post-mortem on BBLMALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 3 Feb) – Congress has left the Bangsamoro Basic La
SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: A post-mortem on BBL
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 3 Feb) – Congress has left the Bangsamoro Basic Law to die on the bloodstained path to elusive, if not illusive, peace in Mindanao, and so it can now be said that it was a bill no lawmaker wanted passed. At least not... Read more
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Minda News
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: Pres. Aquino himself sabotaged the passage of the BBL(Privilege Speech delivered by Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani T. Zarate on the
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: Pres. Aquino himself sabotaged the passage of the BBL
Minda News / Posted 9 days ago
(Privilege Speech delivered by Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani T. Zarate on the position of the Makabayan Bloc on BL-BAR, delivered at the House of Representatives on 2 February 2016) Mr. Speaker, I rise on personal and collective privilege on the... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
‘PPP bill, inimical to public interest’ – BulatlatA proposed law threatens to further privatize social services through governmen
‘PPP bill, inimical to public interest’ – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 9 days ago
A proposed law threatens to further privatize social services through government deals with profit-driven companies. MANILA — Bayan Muna representative Neri Colmenares called on the Senate not to pass the Private-Public Partnership (PPP) bill, which... Read more
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Sun Star
DSWD employees to receive P10,000-anniversary bonusPRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III said Tuesday he approved the P10,000-anniversary b
DSWD employees to receive P10,000-anniversary bonus
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III said Tuesday he approved the P10,000-anniversary bonus for each employee of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Aquino said that it was only right to give the DSWD employees bonus because of their... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -GRACE POE has it all cut out for Pampanga. Of the perennial problem of floodin
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 9 days ago
GRACE POE has it all cut out for Pampanga. Of the perennial problem of flooding: “Ang solusyon ay dapat magkaroon ng dam na 21,000 hectares (coverage?), dalawang catch basin, para naman ‘yong tubig galing sa matataas na lugar, pupunta do’n at hindi... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -On February 3, 1945, the American forces liberated nearly 4,000 prisoners of wa
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 9 days ago
On February 3, 1945, the American forces liberated nearly 4,000 prisoners of war in the University of Santo Tomas (UST) internment camp in Manila, which signaled the full American control and victory over the Japanese invaders in the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
House passes bill institutionalizing PPP scheme Measure accords sovereign guarantee to proponents The private-public partner
House passes bill institutionalizing PPP scheme
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Measure accords sovereign guarantee to proponents The private-public partnerships (PPPs), a centerpiece program on infrastructure development and other services of the Aquino administration, will... Read more
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Sun Star
Philippine ranking on 'economic freedom' improves by 6 notchesTHE Philippines ranking on "economic freedom" jumped by six notches to 70th out
Philippine ranking on 'economic freedom' improves by 6 notches
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
THE Philippines ranking on "economic freedom" jumped by six notches to 70th out of 178 countries from the previous year's 76th, a US-based think tank said. Citing the 2016 Index of Economic Freedom, the Heritage Foundation said that the Philippines... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace junks Enrile's challenge for debate on Mamasapano tragedyMALACANANG rejected Monday the challenge of Senate Minority Floor Leader Juan P
Palace junks Enrile's challenge for debate on Mamasapano tragedy
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
MALACANANG rejected Monday the challenge of Senate Minority Floor Leader Juan Ponce Enrile for a public debate with President Benigno Aquino III and his alter-egos on the botched anti-terrorism operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Why apologize? “Let him who has no sin cast the first stone.”January 31, 2016 The Japanese government cannot apologize for what happened de
Why apologize? “Let him who has no sin cast the first stone.”
Negros Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
January 31, 2016 The Japanese government cannot apologize for what happened decades ago about comfort women. As if the Philippines does not know the collaterals of war. Those acts were not government-sanctioned, but a necessary evil that goes with a... Read more
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The Manila Times
Groups to protest jeepney phaseoutJanuary 31, 2016 10:25 pm by NELSON S. BADILLA, REPORTER Commuters may have t
Groups to protest jeepney phaseout
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
January 31, 2016 10:25 pm by NELSON S. BADILLA, REPORTER Commuters may have to brace themselves on the first day of February for a possibly monstrous traffic jam as a coalition of jeepney organizations will hold a... Read more
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The Manila Times
Aquino flouts Charter, JBC rules on clustering court nomineesJanuary 31, 2016 10:27 pm by JOMAR CANLAS, SENIOR REPORTER President Benigno
Aquino flouts Charter, JBC rules on clustering court nominees
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
January 31, 2016 10:27 pm by JOMAR CANLAS, SENIOR REPORTER President Benigno Aquino 3rd has breached the 1987 Constitution and the Rules of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) on... Read more
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The Manila Times
Marcos sees attacks vs his family as EDSA rites approachJanuary 31, 2016 10:27 pm by JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA, REPORTER SENATOR Ferdinand
Marcos sees attacks vs his family as EDSA rites approach
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
January 31, 2016 10:27 pm by JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA, REPORTER SENATOR Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Sunday said he is expecting more intense attacks against his family during the commemoration of the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Is there a cure to our Mamasapano outrage?January 31, 2016 10:36 pm The Senate inquiry Senator Juan Ponce Enrile had to
Is there a cure to our Mamasapano outrage?
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
January 31, 2016 10:36 pm The Senate inquiry Senator Juan Ponce Enrile had to contend with President B. S. Aquino 3rd’s allies who were resolved to save their patron from any criminal liability in the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
No second-round effects to inflation – BSP Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr. said there
No second-round effects to inflation – BSP
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr. said there is continued absence of second-round effects to inflation that should ensure steady interest rates. According to the BSP, the... Read more
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Minda News
Beyond PNoy: moving on in the Bangsamoro peace processDAVAO CITY (MindaNews /31 January) – “The BLBAR is dead; long live the BBL!” T
Beyond PNoy: moving on in the Bangsamoro peace process
Minda News / Posted 11 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /31 January) – “The BLBAR is dead; long live the BBL!” The Congress-proposed Basic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BLBAR) under the Aquino administration is dead, but the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Visit of Japan's emperor, empress in 15 photosMANILA, Philippines — Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko went on a fiv
Visit of Japan's emperor, empress in 15 photos
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko went on a five-day state visit from January 26 to 30 to the country, marking the 60th anniversary of Philippine-Japanese diplomatic relations. Akihito's visit to the Philippines this... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Proud nation showers Pia Wurtzbach with loveThousands of people from all walks of life trooped to the streets of Metropolit
Proud nation showers Pia Wurtzbach with love
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
Thousands of people from all walks of life trooped to the streets of Metropolitan Manila to see and greet the most beautiful woman in the universe. Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, glowing in an emerald green terno and wearing the crystal-blue topaz/sapphire... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace hopes DOTC chief won't be charged for MRT woesMALACANANG expressed hope Saturday that Senator Grace Poe would refrain from fi
Palace hopes DOTC chief won't be charged for MRT woes
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
MALACANANG expressed hope Saturday that Senator Grace Poe would refrain from filing any case against Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya. Instead, Poe, who is the head of the Senate subcommittee on... Read more
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Minda News
Who, what killed BBL?DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 30 January) — The January 25, 2015 Mamasapano tragedy i
Who, what killed BBL?
Minda News / Posted 12 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 30 January) — The January 25, 2015 Mamasapano tragedy is to blame for Congress’ failure to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), Senate President Franklin Drilon said. “Let’s put the record straight. We were on the way to the... Read more
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The Manila Times
The Wurtzbach WeekJanuary 30, 2016 10:02 pm by CHRISTINA ALPAD STAFF WRITER PHOTOS BY RUSSELL PA
The Wurtzbach Week
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
January 30, 2016 10:02 pm by CHRISTINA ALPAD STAFF WRITER PHOTOS BY RUSSELL PALMA, RENE DILAN, DJ DIOSINA, MIKE DE JUAN AND ABBY PALMONES Destiny’s darling, according to Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez, is the happiest... Read more
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Minda News
Q and A with MILF Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim: “The two panels should sit down and plan what will happen to the peace process”DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 January) – Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, 67-year old grandfa
Q and A with MILF Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim: “The two panels should sit down and plan what will happen to the peace process”
Minda News / Posted 12 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 January) – Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, 67-year old grandfather of nine, has been chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) since July 2003, days after the death of founding chair Salamat Hashim. Before assuming the post,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
President Aquino leads departure ceremony for Japanese Imperial couple President Benigno S. Aquino III led the send off ceremony for Japanese Empero
President Aquino leads departure ceremony for Japanese Imperial couple
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
President Benigno S. Aquino III led the send off ceremony for Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko in Pasay City on Saturday morning after Their Majesties capped their... Read more
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