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10 min ago | The Daily Star

Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

MANILA, Philippines: Syrian rebels holding dozens of Fijian U.N. peacekeepers hostage attacked Filipino troops in the Golan Heights on Saturday, Philippine officials said.

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10 min ago | Wall Street Journal

Syrian Rebels Attack U.N. Troops

MANILA, Philippines-Syrian rebels holding dozens of Fijian U.N. peacekeepers hostage attacked Filipino troops in the Golan Heights on Saturday, Philippine officials said.

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10 min ago | ABS-CBN News

Planning to invest P100,000? Read this

MANILA, Philippines If you're planning to invest P100,000, financial adviser Salve Duplito said it is best to look into legitimate companies and not pooled funds.

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3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Taipans urged to hire more permanent workers

MANILA, Philippines The country's top companies are being urged to hire more permanent employees to ensure that there is job stability amid the country's continued economic growth.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Meet the 'mani queen' of Laguna

MANILA, Philippines All her life, Zenny Corcuera of Laguna has been selling goods to help her get through her daily expenses.

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Norwalk Citizen News

UN: 'Very fluid' situation on held peacekeepers

An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

UN: 'Very fluid' situation on held...

An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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ABS-CBN News

Business confidence in PH drops to 3-year low

MANILA, Philippines Business confidence in the Philippines dropped to a three-year low in the third quarter due to higher cost of raw materials, and shipment issues caused by the truck ban and port congestion in Manila.

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ABS-CBN News

Why some of the richest Pinoys are not among top taxpayers

MANILA, Philippines Forbes magazine recently released its list of the 50 richest Filipinos for 2014, but not all these tycoons are among the country's top taxpayers.

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ABS-CBN News

Globe invests $80-M on cable system link to US

MANILA, Philippines Ayala-led Globe Telecom is investing more than $80 million for an undersea cable system project in collaboration with six other international telecommunication companies.

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ABS-CBN News

Phoenix Petroleum unit opens new Batangas port facility

MANILA, Philippines Phoenix Petroterminals and Industrial Park Corp. , a subsidiary of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, has opened its new port facility in Batangas to allow locators to accept more shipments.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Peninsula

2014 Magsaysay awardee

Educator Randy Halasan poses beside a bust in Manila, Philippines, yesterday. Halasan is a 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Award recipient for emergent leadership in nurturing Matigsalug tribe to transform their lives through quality education and sustainable livelihood.

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Saudi Press Agency

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MANILA, Philippines, Dhu-AlQa'dah 02, 1435, August 28, 2014, SPA -- The Philippine economy expanded by 6.4 percent in the second quarter and tied with Malaysia as the second fastest growing... ANNIVERSARY OF PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE/ PRINCE SATTAM BIN ABDULAZIZ CONGRATULATES CUSTODIAN OF THE TWO HOLY MOSQUES ON SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Filipino bishops to counter ISIS

MANILA, Philippines: Leaders of the Philippine Roman Catholic Church, Asia's largest, vowed Thursday to counter extremist religions such as that espoused by ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Philippine leader: Supreme Court meddling too...

Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno answers a reporter's questions in Manila, Philippines, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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ABS-CBN News

Overstaying containers in Manila port shipped to Subic

MANILA, Philippines The government is boosting efforts to de-clog the ports in Manila in preparation for the peak season by shipping out overstaying containers to Subic.

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ABS-CBN News

Trans-Asia to open Batangas coal plant in Q4

MANILA, Philippines Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp. said it expects to start operations of the first unit of its coal-fired power plant in Batangas by the end of the year in time for the expected power shortage in the summer of 2015.

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ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific named official PH carrier to Canada, New Zealand

MANILA, Philippines Cebu Pacific has been designated as an official Philippine carrier to New Zealand, Myanmar and Canada, the Civil Aeronautics Board said.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

South Florida Blade

Dishing with Mark and Carrie August 27, 2014

Dr. Robinson is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines.

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ABS-CBN News

DBM OKs funding for Cebu bus transit

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Budget and Management has approved the funding strategy for the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit project.

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