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3 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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ABS-CBN News

PSALM assets seizure seen to worsen power woes

MANILA, Philippines The power crisis could come earlier if the sheriff's office succeeds in garnishing the properties, collectibles and assets of the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. after retrenched employees of Napocor won a P60 billion lawsuit at the Supreme Court.

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ABS-CBN News

PMFTC questions anew Mighty's tax payments

MANILA, Philippines Lucio Tan-owned Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Inc. again raised questions on the tax declarations of its rival Mighty Corporation, a Bulacan-based cigarette manufacturer.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Finance Secretary Purisima does ice bucket challenge

MANILA, Philippines - Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima gamely accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge, which he says is for a "good cause."

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ABS-CBN News

Introducing New San Jose Builders' Victoria de Manila 2

MANILA, Philippines More than a city, Manila is a breathing and living entity that has the power to captivate both its long-time residents and passersby.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

BlogTO

Taste of Manila draws a crowd to Bathurst and Wilson

This past weekend, entering Wilson Avenue and Bathurst Street felt like stepping into the crowded, noisy, and aromatic streets of Manila, Philippines.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Activists, churchmen gather in Philippine protest

Thousands of people including activists and clergy gathered at the Philippine capital's main park on Monday in a rally to denounce the "pork barrel" system which they blame for spreading corruption.

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ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific launches express check-in service in Kalibo

MANILA, Philippines Cebu Pacific has launched a new service to assist passengers at the busy Kalibo airport, which serves as the gateway to Boaracay Island.

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The Jersey Journal

Wall of Heroes: Petty Officer 2nd Class Ernest Strouse

A career Navy man, Strouse was in his 18th year of service with the US Navy. He was assigned to the USS Neosho AO-23.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Activists, churchmen gather in Philippine protest

Thousands of people including activists and clergy gathered at the Philippine capital's main park on Monday in a rally to denounce the "pork barrel" system which they blame for spreading corruption.

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BlogTO

Taste of Manila draws a crowd to Bathurst and Wilson

This past weekend, entering Wilson Avenue and Bathurst Street felt like stepping into the crowded, noisy, and aromatic streets of Manila, Philippines.

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ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific launches express check-in service in Kalibo

MANILA, Philippines Cebu Pacific has launched a new service to assist passengers at the busy Kalibo airport, which serves as the gateway to Boaracay Island.

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ABS-CBN News

How to pay off debt without getting a loan

MANILA, Philippines Getting out of huge debt is a long and difficult process because as of now, there is no easy way to consolidate debt in the country, financial adviser Salve Duplito said.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

AlertNet

Philippines to repatriate workers from Ebola-hit West Africa

Health workers wearing protective gear use shovels to dump hundreds of culled pigs into a wide pit in an operation inside a hog farm in Pandi town, Bulacan province, north of Manila, Philippines, March 2, 2009.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

ABS-CBN News

MRT resumes operations

MANILA, Philippines The Metro Rail Transit resumed operations Sunday morning after stopping on Saturday due to a breakdown in its communication system.

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ABS-CBN News

How 2 civil engineers became PH's youngest billionaires

MANILA, Philippines Almost two decades ago, two civil engineering graduates took a leap of faith and entered the construction industry without much experience.

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