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Rappler
3 Islamic militants killed in Sulu military clashSULU ISLAND COMMANDER. Colonel Allan Arrojado of the Philippine Army MANILA, P
3 Islamic militants killed in Sulu military clash
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
SULU ISLAND COMMANDER. Colonel Allan Arrojado of the Philippine Army MANILA, Philippines - Three Islamic militants were killed after the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday, August 28, launched a second attempt in 2 weeks to rescue... Read more
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The Manila Times
Thailand, PH boost trade, security tiesAugust 28, 2015 9:05 pm PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd on Friday said the govern
Thailand, PH boost trade, security ties
The Manila Times / Posted an hour ago
August 28, 2015 9:05 pm PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd on Friday said the government has strengthened its partnership with Thailand in the fields of trade, investment and security following the visit of Thai... Read more
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The Manila Times
Thai leader’s visit boosts trade, security ties with PHAugust 28, 2015 7:35 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO SENIOR REPORTER PRESIDENT Benigno
Thai leader’s visit boosts trade, security ties with PH
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
August 28, 2015 7:35 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO SENIOR REPORTER PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd on Friday said the government has strengthened its partnership with Thailand in the fields of trade,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH, Thailand pledge to strengthen economic, defense cooperation Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (L) chats with Philippine Preside
PH, Thailand pledge to strengthen economic, defense cooperation
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 hours ago
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha (L) chats with Philippine President Benigno Aquino (R) after reading their joint statements at a press conference at the Malacanang Palace in... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines, Thailand strengthen 'partnership for prosperity'PH-THAI TIES. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha signs the Malacañang Guest
Philippines, Thailand strengthen 'partnership for prosperity'
Rappler / Posted 6 hours ago
PH-THAI TIES. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha signs the Malacañang Guest Book on August 28, 2015. Flanking him are President Benigno S. Aquino III and Madame Naraporn Chan-O-Cha. Presidential sister Balsy Aquino Cruz looks on. Photo by Benhur... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PNoy to lead National Heroes' Day ritesMANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III is expected to lead on Monda
PNoy to lead National Heroes' Day rites
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III is expected to lead on Monday the celebration of the National Heroes’ Day at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (heroes’ cemetery) in Fort Bonifacio. A simple wreath laying ceremony will be held at around 8... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Energy Development Corporation yesterday started its stakeholder consultati
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 hours ago
The Energy Development Corporation yesterday started its stakeholder consultations in preparation for a massive greening project in the entire Negros Island. The expanded Binhi program aims to target, not only but Negros Occidental,... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Joint press release: The official visit of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to the PhilippinesJoint Press Release For the official visit to the Republic of the Philippines
Joint press release: The official visit of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to the Philippines
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 8 hours ago
Joint Press Release For the official visit to the Republic of the Philippines by H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand Upon the invitation of President Benigno S. Aquino III, His Excellency General Prayut... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PNoy, Thai PM discuss China dispute, boost defense cooperationMANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III and visiting Thailand Prime
PNoy, Thai PM discuss China dispute, boost defense cooperation
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III and visiting Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday strengthened the bilateral ties of their countries, particularly on defense cooperation. During a joint press conference following... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH, Thailand eye agreements on education, battle vs drugsPresident Benigno Aquino III addresses Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha. SCREENGRAB FR
PH, Thailand eye agreements on education, battle vs drugs
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 hours ago
President Benigno Aquino III addresses Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha. SCREENGRAB FROM RTV MALACAñANG President Benigno Aquino III on Friday said he and Thai Prime Minsiter Prayut Chan-o-cha are working toward clinching deals that would allow more... Read more
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Sun Star
Aquino to lead National Heroes' Day celebrations MondayMANILA -- President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead the commemoration of Nation
Aquino to lead National Heroes' Day celebrations Monday
Sun Star / Posted 9 hours ago
MANILA -- President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead the commemoration of National Heroes’ Day with a simple wreath-laying ceremony and commemorative program at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB), Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City Monday. The event will... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Statement of President Aquino during the official visit of the Prime Minister of ThailandStatement His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines
Statement of President Aquino during the official visit of the Prime Minister of Thailand
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 10 hours ago
Statement His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines At the press statement for the official visit of Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand [Delivered at the Palace Grounds, Malacañan Palace, on August 28,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
P-Noy to lead National Heroes’ Day celebrations Monday | mb.com.ph | Philippine NewsP-Noy to lead National Heroes’ Day celebrations Monday President Benigno S. Aq
P-Noy to lead National Heroes’ Day celebrations Monday | mb.com.ph | Philippine News
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 hours ago
P-Noy to lead National Heroes’ Day celebrations Monday President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead the commemoration of National Heroes’ Day with a simple wreath-laying ceremony and commemorative program at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB), Fort... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Heneral Luna,’ best PH film in years, worthy of global audienceGen. Antonio Luna, played by John Arcilla, is brilliant but ill-tempered. HENER
‘Heneral Luna,’ best PH film in years, worthy of global audience
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 hours ago
Gen. Antonio Luna, played by John Arcilla, is brilliant but ill-tempered. HENERAL LUNA WEBSITE PHOTOS NEW YORK CITY — Antonio Luna would have been an easier man to understand if he were a conventional Philippine hero. In fighting for independence... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Army demos corrected M4 riflesPresident Benigno S. Aquino III, assisted by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin,
Army demos corrected M4 rifles
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted yesterday
President Benigno S. Aquino III, assisted by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, leads the ceremonial distribution of assault rifles to the Philippine Army and Philippine Navy Marine troops at the Armed Forces of the Philippines General Headquarters... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Dumanquillas Bay protected landscape and seascape (DBPLS) turns 16The Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) held the 16th anniversary celebratio
Dumanquillas Bay protected landscape and seascape (DBPLS) turns 16
Zamboanga Today / Posted 2 days ago
The Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) held the 16th anniversary celebration of DBPLS in Barangay Danan, Vicenzo Sagun, Zamboanga del Sur with a simple program, lunch and games – the first celebration that happened in 16 years of its existence as... Read more
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Inquirier.net
AFP accepts over 40K M4 Remington rifles after US firm corrects over 20,000 unitsThe military has accepted over 40,000 M4 Remington rifles for its troops after
AFP accepts over 40K M4 Remington rifles after US firm corrects over 20,000 units
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
The military has accepted over 40,000 M4 Remington rifles for its troops after the United States-based manufacturer replaced the defective parts of more than 20,000 rifles. The Armed Forces of the Philippines said the 44,186 rifles – which were... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Ineng’ death toll rises to 20MASSIVE KENNON LANDSLIDE The Department of Public Works and Highways has closed
‘Ineng’ death toll rises to 20
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
MASSIVE KENNON LANDSLIDE The Department of Public Works and Highways has closed Kennon Road, a major route to and from Baguio City, because of a huge landslide in Barangay Camp 7 following heavy rains dumped by Typhoon “Ineng” last week. OMPONG... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Relief for thousands as typhoon toll rises in PhilippinesPhilippine army helicopters have airlifted food, water and relief supplies to t
Relief for thousands as typhoon toll rises in Philippines
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Philippine army helicopters have airlifted food, water and relief supplies to thousands of families who fled their homes during a typhoon as more bodies were pulled out from under landslides, disaster officials say. More than 30,000 people were... Read more
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iol.co.za
Aid for Typhoon Goni survivorsAPFilipinos riding on a truck take cover during rain from an enhanced south-wes
Aid for Typhoon Goni survivors
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
APFilipinos riding on a truck take cover during rain from an enhanced south-west monsoon in Manila as Typhoon Goni exits the country. Picture: Aaron Favila Manila - Philippine army helicopters on Monday airlifted food, water and relief supplies to... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
PH flies aid to thousands of marooned as typhoon toll risesBig waves crash at the coast due to strong winds brought by Typhoon Goni, local
PH flies aid to thousands of marooned as typhoon toll rises
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 4 days ago
Big waves crash at the coast due to strong winds brought by Typhoon Goni, locally named as Ineng, at the Manila Bay. Photo by Romeo Ranoco, Reuters MANILA - Philippine Army helicopters on Monday airlifted food, water and relief supplies to thousands... Read more
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Sun Star
NPA leader nabbed at AFP-PNP checkpointAUTHORITIES arrested an official of the New People's Army-Southern Mindanao Reg
NPA leader nabbed at AFP-PNP checkpoint
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
AUTHORITIES arrested an official of the New People's Army-Southern Mindanao Regional Committee (NPA-SMRC) at a joint checkpoint in Barangay Sirawan in Toril, Davao City on Saturday. The suspect was identified as John Omega Nebris, liaison officer of... Read more
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Sun Star
Organizers: Cebu ready for ApecWITH a final pep talk, organizers of an international series of meetings in Ceb
Organizers: Cebu ready for Apec
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
WITH a final pep talk, organizers of an international series of meetings in Cebu that will open today challenged residents, public workers and volunteers to welcome all delegates. “Cebu is ready. All the local government units (LGUs) have responded... Read more
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Sun Star
‘We are ready; let’s be hospitable’WITH a final pep talk, organizers of an international series of meetings in Ceb
‘We are ready; let’s be hospitable’
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
WITH a final pep talk, organizers of an international series of meetings in Cebu that will open today challenged residents, public workers and volunteers to welcome all delegates. “Cebu is ready. All the local government units (LGUs) have responded... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Kidnapped victims escapedEarly morning yesterday, August 20, in a flash report, in Barangay eMedia, it w
Kidnapped victims escaped
Zamboanga Today / Posted 7 days ago
Early morning yesterday, August 20, in a flash report, in Barangay eMedia, it was announced that the two Coast Guard officers who were kidnapped in Aliguay Island, Dipolog City, few months ago, escaped from their captors, as heavy fire fights took... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe 79 th Infantry �Masaligan� Battalion of the Philippine Army, in partnership
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
The 79 th Infantry �Masaligan� Battalion of the Philippine Army, in partnership with the local government unit of Dauin in , the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and the 302 nd Infantry Battalion launched an... Read more
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The Manila Times
Hostages sprint to freedomAugust 20, 2015 10:52 pm by FERNAN MARASIGAN REPORTER, AL JACINTO SENIOR CORRE
Hostages sprint to freedom
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
August 20, 2015 10:52 pm by FERNAN MARASIGAN REPORTER, AL JACINTO SENIOR CORRESPONDENT AND ANTHONY VARGAS CORRESPONDENT Two Coast Guard men held hostage by Abu Sayyaf bandits sprinted through gunfire to freedom as elite... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
PCG hostages race to freedom as military battles militantsMANILA - Two Philippine Coast Guard men held hostage by Al-Qaeda-linked militan
PCG hostages race to freedom as military battles militants
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA - Two Philippine Coast Guard men held hostage by Al-Qaeda-linked militants sprinted through gunfire to freedom as government forces raided the extremists' hideout, killing 15 of them, the Philippine Army said Thursday. Gringo Villaruz and... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalDumaguete City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria received yesterday the �Gawad Masaligan
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
Dumaguete City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria received yesterday the �Gawad Masaligan� award from the 79 th Infantry Battalion (Masaligan), based in Siaton, . City Administrator William Ablong posted on Facebook that Sagarbarria was deeply... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalSupt. Jovito Atanacio, chief of police of Dumaguete City, admitted yesterday th
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
Supt. Jovito Atanacio, chief of police of Dumaguete City, admitted yesterday that security is a major concern during the Earth Day Jam 2015 today, and the Founders' Day celebration of Silliman University for 11 days. This is due to the pullout of... Read more
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Sun Star
6 heist suspects nabbedUsual Suspects. (From left) Julius Delator Climaco, 20; Jose Hollero Montero, 4
6 heist suspects nabbed
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
Usual Suspects. (From left) Julius Delator Climaco, 20; Jose Hollero Montero, 41; Billy Cañedo, 25; Federico Gipo Dacalos, 34; Lourdesillo Sadura Cabaron, 38; Arnel Bandolor Nacion, 39, were arrested by a joint operations team from the Special Forces... Read more
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Rappler
2 kidnapped Coast Guard personnel rescued from Abu SayyafSULU ISLAND COMMANDER. Colonel Allan Arrojado of the Philippine Army MANILA, P
2 kidnapped Coast Guard personnel rescued from Abu Sayyaf
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
SULU ISLAND COMMANDER. Colonel Allan Arrojado of the Philippine Army MANILA, Philippines – The two Coast Guard personnel kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf Group in May have been rescued, according to Coast Guard spokesperson Commander Armand... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
PA now using social pressure to beat rebel threatMANILA — Aside from focused military operations, the Philippine Army (PA) is no
PA now using social pressure to beat rebel threat
Zamboanga Times / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA — Aside from focused military operations, the Philippine Army (PA) is now using "social pressure" as part of its efforts to totally neutralize the insurgency threat in the countryside, according to Army chief Lt. Gen. Eduardo Año. Año defines... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Quezon gets posthumous award for helping JewsMANILA - President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday led the commemoration of the
Quezon gets posthumous award for helping Jews
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA - President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday led the commemoration of the late President Manuel Quezon's 137th birth anniversary at the Quezon Memorial Shrine and inaugurated the Museo ni Manuel Quezon. The President, who was accorded foyer... Read more
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The Manila Times
P800K worth of marijuana destroyed by PDEA in Lanao Del SurAugust 18, 2015 9:55 pm Marijuana worth P818,400 were destroyed by the Philipp
P800K worth of marijuana destroyed by PDEA in Lanao Del Sur
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
August 18, 2015 9:55 pm Marijuana worth P818,400 were destroyed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), Philippine National Police and Philippine Army during a follow-up marijuana... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -PALAYAN CITY - Some 3,000 students and members of various non-government organi
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 11 days ago
PALAYAN CITY - Some 3,000 students and members of various non-government organizations planted 6,000 native bamboo propagules on a mountainous 35-hectare National Greening Program (NGP) site inside the Fort Ramon Magsaysay Military Reservation in... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
3 hurt as Abu Sayyaf attack Army detachment in SuluSuspected Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf militants have attacked a detachment of th
3 hurt as Abu Sayyaf attack Army detachment in Sulu
Zamboanga Today / Posted 12 days ago
Suspected Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf militants have attacked a detachment of the Philippine Army in Patikul, Sulu island province, the military said Saturday. In a statement, Brigadier General Alan Arrojado, commander of Sulu Joint Task Force Group,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Group dares Noy to convict Palparan before he steps downMANILA, Philippines - Rights group Karapatan has dared the Aquino administratio
Group dares Noy to convict Palparan before he steps down
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Rights group Karapatan has dared the Aquino administration to ensure the conviction of retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan, the principal accused in the disappearance of two University of philippines (UP) students, before the... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalWith the 2016 presidential and local elections just around the corner, the Comm
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
With the 2016 presidential and local elections just around the corner, the Commission on Elections is looking into areas of concern in due to intense political rivalry in the gubernatorial and congressional seats. Provincial... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Commission on Human Rights cleared members of the 11 th Infantry Battalion
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 16 days ago
The Commission on Human Rights cleared members of the 11 th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army from any involvement in the murder of a couple in Barangay Tacpao, Guihulngan City, , in May. The CHR's findings, through its... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalAn incumbent barangay kagawad, who was also a former Civilian Armed Auxiliary o
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 16 days ago
An incumbent barangay kagawad, who was also a former Civilian Armed Auxiliary of the Philippine Army, was shot dead in Barangay Aya, La Libertad town in northern , at about 7 p.m. Monday. Initial investigation showed that a concerned... Read more
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Balita
CHR clears Army battalion, puts closure to double murder case August 12, 2015 5:13 am DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 11 — The Commission on Human Ri
CHR clears Army battalion, puts closure to double murder case
Balita / Posted 16 days ago
August 12, 2015 5:13 am DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 11 — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has put a closure to the double murder and arson case against a couple in Barangay Tacpao,... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalThe Commission on Human Rights in will report during the Provincial Peace and
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 17 days ago
The Commission on Human Rights in will report during the Provincial Peace and Order Council meeting this afternoon at the Capitol in Dumaguete City, the result of the investigation on the brutal killing of a couple in Guihulngan City... Read more
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Balita
CHR poised to “settle” issues on brutal slay of barangay councilor, barangay health worker in Guihulngan City, Negros OrientalCHR poised to “settle” issues on brutal slay of barangay councilor, barangay he
CHR poised to “settle” issues on brutal slay of barangay councilor, barangay health worker in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental
Balita / Posted 17 days ago
CHR poised to “settle” issues on brutal slay of barangay councilor, barangay health worker in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental August 11, 2015 5:10 am DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 10 – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in Negros Oriental is set to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
P4.8-B congressional ‘insertions’ identifiedMANILA, Philippines - This year’s P2.606-trillion national budget has at least
P4.8-B congressional ‘insertions’ identified
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - This year’s P2.606-trillion national budget has at least P4.8 billion in congressional “insertions,” according to an opposition lawmaker, who said it was a clear attempt to circumvent a Supreme Court ruling against the pork... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
No ‘pork’ in budget – AbadBut DBM chief affirms lump sum allocations; opposition claims presence of hidde
No ‘pork’ in budget – Abad
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
But DBM chief affirms lump sum allocations; opposition claims presence of hidden ‘pork’ Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad yesterday assured lawmakers there are no pork barrel allocations in the Malacañang’s proposed P3.002-trillion national... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Female soldier accidentally fires gun in Cotabato City mall, 1 injuredCotabato City police director, Sr. Supt. Rex Anongos, said Private First Class
Female soldier accidentally fires gun in Cotabato City mall, 1 injured
Coconuts Manila / Posted 18 days ago
Cotabato City police director, Sr. Supt. Rex Anongos, said Private First Class Michelle Lou Gorospe was getting her bag from the mall's baggage counter when she accidentally fired her .40-caliber pistol. A 14-year-old Kuwaiti boy sustained a head... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
4 tribal leaders snatched in Davao del NorteDAVAO CITY -- Four tribal leaders from Barangay Dagohoy, Talaingod, Davao del N
4 tribal leaders snatched in Davao del Norte
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 19 days ago
DAVAO CITY -- Four tribal leaders from Barangay Dagohoy, Talaingod, Davao del Norte were abducted by alleged members of the New People's Army (NPA) last August 1, the Philippine Army said Saturday. In a statement, Col. Eduardo Gubat, spokesperson of... Read more
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Rappler
Meet the 12 new housemates of 'PBB 737’NEW HOUSEMATES. Jyo Yokohama, Margo Midwinter, Philip Lampart, and Mikee Agusti
Meet the 12 new housemates of 'PBB 737’
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
NEW HOUSEMATES. Jyo Yokohama, Margo Midwinter, Philip Lampart, and Mikee Agustin enter the 'PBB 737' house as regular housemates. Photos from pinoybigbrother.com MANILA, Philippines – Twelve new regular housemates are set to enter the Pinoy Big... Read more
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Pilipino Star
An idea worth some serious thoughtWith so much hype about the Big One, I just had to write my piece on it. As it
An idea worth some serious thought
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
With so much hype about the Big One, I just had to write my piece on it. As it turns out, I got quite a lot of feedback from regular readers, many of whom shared my appreciation for the way the drill was conducted last July 30. Still others, like Mr.... Read more
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