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2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Gov't OKs JICA 'dream plan' to reduce traffic

MANILA, Philippines Government has approved a study conducted by Japan International Cooperation Agency aimed at reducing traffic congestion in Metro Manila and neighboring provinces.

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6 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

Philippine Armed Forces Chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang gestures as he talks about "the greatest escape" of Philippine troops deployed as UN Peacekeepers in the Golan Heights while being besieged by a rebel faction in Syria, during a forum with foreign correspondents Tuesday, Sept.

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6 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Water shortage threat in Metro Manila remains

MANILA, Philippines The threat of a water shortage remains in Metro Manila despite the increased elevation at the Angat Dam.

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6 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Anti-China group nabbed for planned Manila attacks

Filipino suspects, from left, Sonny Yohanon, Emmanuel San Pedro and Grandeur Pepito Guerrero, members of a group who call themselves as USAFE, wait for inquest proceedings at the Department of Justice in Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Sept.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

ABS-CBN News

DTI sees boost from new investment team

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Trade and Industry is expecting more investments in the country with the creation of the Investment Ombudsman Team .

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Examiner.com

Bombers thwarted at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines

Terrorism seems to strike every country in the world to some extent these days. Thanks to the National Bureau of Investigation and a tip, an attempted bombing of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport was thwarted before dawn on September 1st, 2014.

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ABS-CBN News

DOE calls for creation of regional energy plans

MANILA, Philippines Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla is calling for the creation of regional energy plans in the country as part of the Department of Energy's efforts in intensifying energy security and sustainability.

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ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific, AirAsia hold P1 seat sale to Boracay

MANILA, Philippines Cebu Pacific and Air Asia both announced on Monday that they are offering a P1 seat sale to Kalibo, the gateway to Boracay Island.

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ABS-CBN News

Customs misses revenue target in July

MANILA, Philippines The Bureau of Customs again missed its revenue target for July 2014 despite a 9 percent increase compared to revenues generated in the same month last year.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Filipino troops pull 'greatest escape' from Syria

Philippine military chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang, center, talks to reporters about the situation of Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights, during a press conference at Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, Philippines on Sunday Aug. 31, 2014.

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ABS-CBN News

PAGASA monitoring two LPAs

MANILA, Philippines State weather bureau PAGASA is monitoring two low pressure areas one west of Batangas, and one east of Mindanao.

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ABS-CBN News

Remains of beheaded OFW arrive in Manila

MANILA, Philippines The remains of Antonio Espares, the overseas Filipino worker who was beheaded in Benghazi, Libya last month, arrived in Manila early Sunday morning.

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ABS-CBN News

7 hurt in multiple collision in C5

MANILA, Philippines Seven people were hurt in a multiple collision involving a truck, a car, and an AUV Express at C5 road on Sunday morning.

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ABS-CBN News

3 signs of a forex trading scam

MANILA, Philippines Forex trading investors are being warned against scams that lure in investors only to rip them off of their hard-earned money.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.

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Sys-Con Media

Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility Explores Ways to Build Resilient Communities

Manila, Philippines, Aug 29, 2014 - - The Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility , the largest annual conference on corporate social responsibility in Asia-Pacific, is set on September 2-3, 2014 at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel, Makati City, Philippines.

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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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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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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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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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