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1 hr ago | ABS-CBN News

Heavy traffic at NLEX as Holy Week exodus continues

MANILA, Philippines Travelers taking advantage of the long Holy Week break experienced heavy traffic in several parts of the North Luzon Expressway Thursday morning.

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6 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Sta. Lucia Land posts P300-M earnings in 2013

MANILA, Philippines Sta. Lucia Land Inc. posted core earnings of P300 million in 2013, down 3.6 percent from the P311 million earnings in 2012.

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11 hrs ago | KDWN

Filipino positive for MERS virus home from UAE

A Filipino health worker who tested positive for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus has arrived home from the United Arab Emirates, Philippine officials said Wednesday.

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15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

PAL Holdings' losses widen to P11.8-B in 9 months

MANILA, Philippines PAL Holdings Inc., the parent firm of national flag carrier Philippine Airlines Inc. , posted a net loss of P11.85 billion in the nine months ending December 31 of its fiscal year 2013.

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19 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Five dead, 15 injured in bus crash at start of Easter week break in Philippines

Police and rescuers inspect a passenger bus after it rammed into a cargo truck early Wednesday, April 16, 2014 along a highway at Libmanan township, Camarines Sur province, south of Manila, Philippines.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

ABS-CBN News

SSS goes on Holy Week shutdown

MANILA, Philippines - The Social Security System said it will go on shutdown starting 4 a.m. on Holy Thursday for "the annual preventive maintenance of its power substations."

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Boxing Scene

Keita Obara Stops Jay Solmiano in Four Rounds

MANILA, Philippines- When the San Andres, Catanduanes native Jay Solmiano set his mind of not letting the judges decide the outcome of his upcoming fight against Keita Obara in Japan, he sure got his wish granted.

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ABS-CBN News

What are the common mistakes of Pinoy shoppers?

MANILA, Philippines If you were to live your life all over again, what wouldn't you buy with your money? Financial adviser Salve Duplito asked this question to viewers of ANC's "On The Money," to identify the most common mistakes of Filipino consumers.

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AlertNet

Most climate models show El Nino's return within months: WMO

Farmers use a threshing machine after harvesting what was left of their rice plants during a dry spell in Quirino province, affected by the El Nino weather phenomenon, north of Manila, Philippines, March 4, 2010.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Lunar eclipse visible overnight

An annular solar eclipse is visible from Machida, on the outskirts of Tokyo, Monday, May 21, 2012.

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ABS-CBN News

DoubleDragon to build 2 CityMalls in Zamboanga

MANILA, Philippines CityMall Commercial Centers Inc. , the mall development arm of DoubleDragon Properties Corp., is set to build two community malls in Zamboanga City through a partnership with Galleria Zamboanga Inc. .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

St. Cloud Times

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Blood moon to shine early Tuesday on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/outdoors/2014/04/14/blood-moon-shine-early-tuesday/7723133/ The moon exhibits a deep orange glow as the Earth casts its shadow in a total lunar eclipse as seen in Manila, Philippines, before dawn in June 2011.

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Albany Times Union

Killing of environmental activists rises globally

In this file photo taken, Feb. 6, 2012, and released by The Cambodian Center for Human Rights , Cambodian environmental activist Chut Wutty, left, stands next to a log in a jungle in Kampong Thom province north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Christian Science Monitor

Moon eclipse 2014: When can you see the 'blood moon'?

The moon looks orange-red during a total lunar eclipse, like this one from June 2011, seen in Manila, Philippines, before dawn.

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CBS News

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: A look at the many red herrings

A school utility worker mops a mural depicting the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, at the Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino High School campus at Makati city east of Manila, Philippines,April 8, 2014.

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ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific adds flights to Hong Kong, Hanoi

MANILA, Philippines Gokongwei-owned Cebu Pacific Air has increased its weekly flights between Manila and Hong Kong to accommodate demand for the summer season.

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ABS-CBN News

Ayala Corp allots P187-B for 2014 capex

MANILA, Philippines Ayala Corp. is planning to spend a record P187 billion in capital expenditures this year, surpassing the P128 billion spent last year.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Petilla urges Pinoys: Limit air-con use this summer

MANILA, Philippines Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla is urging the public to conserve energy this summer by limiting the use of air-conditioning units during the peak hours of 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Petilla said throughout the year, the time period of 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. is when the highest consumption of electricity is seen.

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The Washington Post

'Running priest' in Philippines campaigns for poor

In this Feb. 20, 2014 photo, Roman Catholic priest Father Robert Reyes jogs with supporters during a protest against the demolition of an informal settlers community that will pave the way for the construction of shopping malls in Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

ABS-CBN News

7 dead in 5-vehicle collision in Davao City

MANILA, Philippines Seven people died while 16 others were injured in a five-vehicle collision in Diversion Road, Barangay Ma-a, Davao City on Saturday night.

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