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16 hrs ago | Anchoress

Sisters Rescuing Women from Sex Trades

They are the Mary Queen of Heaven Missionaries , and who looking at them could imagine that they have taken upon themselves - as have so many great missionary sisters before them - such difficult work, serving populations invisible to so many? In a red-light district in Cebu, central Philippines, the taxi stopped when its passenger called out, ... (more)

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Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sun-Star

COA: 46 congressmen got DAP funds from milk feeding project

Some 46 current and former lawmakers have received multi-million peso allotment from the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program after they backed the impeachment of then Chief Justice Renato Corona, the Commission on Audit said.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sun-Star

PNP deploys additional 1,100 police in Metro streets

Earlier, the National Capital Region Police Office deployed 900 newly hired police men, particularly in the areas identified as crime-prone such as those under the jurisdiction of Police Community Precinct 10 in Bagong Silang, Caloocan City; PCP 4 in Barangay Tugatog, Malabon City; PCP 4 in North Bay Boulevard South, Navotas City; PCP 3 in Marulas, ... (more)

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ABS-CBN News

Open letter of an over-taxed 'millionaire'

After working for more than 20 years in my profession, I am finally earning a salary of around a million a year! Wow! Big time! How can I be if the government takes away 32% of that, or P320,000 to be exact.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

SPACE.com

The Perseid Meteor Shower of 2014: Photo Gallery

Astrophotographer Joanne Q. Escober sent in a photo of a Perseid meteor taken from her rooftop in Marikina City, Philippines, on Aug. 13, 2014.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

ABS-CBN News

BSP grants regulatory relief for banks in Glenda-hit areas

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said it is granting regulatory and rediscounting relief measures to banks located in areas affected by typhoon "Glenda" last month.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Sun-Star

Dream it, build it

IT HAS been acknowledged that the lack of infrastructure is why growth in the Philippines has not been inclusive.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Weekend Balita

Fil-Am youth leaders humbled by PHL immersion trip

What began as a program to reconnect with their Filipino roots ended up becoming a humbling learning experience for 10 Filipino-American youth leaders.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Quimbo seeks to adjust income tax rates

MANILA, Philippines House ways and means committee chairman and Marikina Rep. Miro Quimbo has filed a bill seeking to restructure the income tax bracket of income earners.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

ABS-CBN News

DOST's DREAM project to proceed - Montejo

Some programs under the Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation project of Project NOAH were recently stalled after the Supreme Court struck down the Disbursement Acceleration Program .

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Execs Get Prison in Record DBE Fraud

The largest Disadvantaged Business Enterprise fraud in U.S. history - 300 contracts totaling more than $136 million - is sending two more Pennsylvania highway construction executives to prison.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Typhoon Jose brings more habagat rains, floods

More habagat rains will hit Ilocos and Central Luzon even if Typhoon Jose won't make landfall in the Philippines, state weather bureau PAGASA said Monday.

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Sun-Star

Heavy rains, vehicular accident cause heavy traffic in Metro Manila

HEAVY rains spawned by Typhoon Jose and a multiple-vehicle collision along C5-Kalayaan Road in Makati City caused heavy traffic in major thoroughfares in Metro Manila Monday morning.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sun-Star

Sona fashion inspired by neutral hues, ethnic designs

COLORED Filipinianas and Baron Tagalogs were top picks by lawmakers and their guests who attended the fifth State of the Nation Address of President Benigno Aquino III at the House of Representatives on Monday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Weekend Balita

DPWH won't stop flood projects over DAP row

Residents wade through floodwaters to return to their submerged houses in Marikina City Metro Manila August 8, 2012.

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