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Local news for Manila, Philippines continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

9 hrs ago | KFBB

Philippine leader: Not even a bomb can stop reform

MANILA, Philippines - An emotional Philippine President Benigno Aquino III called his opponents desperate Monday and expressed confidence that many people will carry on his reforms even if he was stopped by a bomb.

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9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Aquino forsees assassination attempt

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III vowed not to betray the public's trust amid rising doubts about an anti-corruption campaign he said could not be stopped by a bomb.

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11 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Ex-Pancake House owner goes into sugar milling

MANILA, Philippines The group of former Pancake House Inc. owner Martin Lorenzo and businessman Fernando Cojuangco is buying shares of sugar milling firm Central Azucarera de Tarlac Inc. .

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15 hrs ago | USA Today

Filipino extremists kill at least 18 villagers

Abu Sayyaf gunmen killed at least 18 villagers, including women and children, in a road attack Monday as the civilians traveled in two vans to visit relatives and celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in the southern Philippines, military officials said.

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15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Meralco H1 income flat at P9.6-B

MANILA, Philippines Manila Electric Co. posted flat net income for the first half of 2014 of P9.6 billion, only 2 percent higher compared to the net income reported in the same period last year.

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16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

SSS offers calamity package to Glenda-hit members

MANILA, Philippines The Social Security System is offering a calamity relief package to all its qualified members living in specified areas hit by Typhoon Glenda.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

ABS-CBN News

San Miguel, Lucio Tan in talks over PAL stakes

MANILA, Philippines San Miguel Corp. on Monday confirmed that it is in talks with the Lucio Tan group in relation to ownership of flag carrier Philippine Airlines .

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Philippines welcomes its 100 millionth citizen

MANILA, Philippines >> Philippine officials welcomed the birth Sunday of their country's 100 millionth citizen with a cake, hope and concerns about how their poor Southeast Asian nation can help ensure a decent life for its swelling population.

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ABS-CBN News

Traffic builds up in NLEX amid INC celebration

MANILA, Philippines Traffic is building up at the North Luzon Expressway anew as members of Iglesia ni Cristo begin their trip home following their 100th anniversary celebrations in Ciudad de Victoria in Bocaue, Bulacan.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

ABS-CBN News

PH population hits 100 million

MANILA, Philippines The Philippines celebrated the birth of the country's "symbolic" 100 millionth baby when, at around 12:35 a.m. Sunday morning, baby girl Kessmet was born at the Doctor Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital in Metro Manila.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

ABS-CBN News

How Pinay who didn't go to school became a millionaire

MANILA, Philippines Life's hardships pushed a Filipina entrepreneur beyond her limits, and challenged her to pursue the dreams she had as a child.

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The Philipine Reporter

Amazon bestseller book by Fil-Canadian American to be launched in Vancouver

The #1 book on Amazon's Parenting and Adult-Child Relationships category was written by a Filipina-Canadian-American who enjoys juggling her thriving career and growing family, fundraising for Filipino community events and promoting work-family balance for women.

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ABS-CBN News

SM urges Philippine firms: Think global

MANILA, Philippines SM Investments Corp. is urging Philippine companies to maximize opportunities that may arise from the ASEAN integration in 2015.

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ABS-CBN News

Batangas port volumes up 254 pct in H1

MANILA, Philippines Container volume at the Batangas Container Terminal grew by as much as 254 percent as of the second quarter of 2014, sustaining its momentum from a strong first quarter.

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ABS-CBN News

SSS members urged to use mobile text service

MANILA, Philippines The Social Security System is urging its members to use the Text-SSS service, which allows users to check the status of their contributions, loan payments and benefit claims.

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ABS-CBN News

LRTA Board OKs awarding of LRT extension to MPIC, Ayala

MANILA, Philippines After several delays, the Light Rail Transit Authority has approved the awarding of the P65 billion Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite extension project to the tandem of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. and Ayala Corp. LRTA spokesperson Atty.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Court case vs Maynilad, Manila Water seen to scare off investors

The petition filed before the Supreme Court seeking to void the concession agreements of state-owned water regulator Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System with Manila Water Co.

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ABC News

Photos: This Week in Pictures: Top Photos from Around the Globe

Patients of Larco Herrera Psychiatric Hospital perform in their own Peruvian Independence Day parade on hospital grounds, in Lima, Peru, July 23, 2014.

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ABS-CBN News

Manila Water says complaints vs payment center settled

MANILA, Philippines Manila Water Co. Inc. said the complaints lodged against the Expresspay branch in Barangay Wawa, Taguig have already been settled by its accredited payment center ECPay.

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ABS-CBN News

Thousands of brokers, importers risk losing BOC accreditation

MANILA, Philippines With only a week left before the deadline, thousands of importers and brokers have yet to apply for a clearance certificate from the Bureau of Internal Revenue .

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