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11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Philippine Embassy to fly flag at half-mast Saturday

The Philippines, which lost three of its citizens in the MH17 tragedy, will fly its national flag at half-mast on Saturday at its embassy here in memory of the passengers and crew of the ill-fated Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight.

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12 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

BI: Chinese arrests not linked to sea row

The Bureau of Immigration on Friday said the recent arrests of more than 50 Chinese nationals working illegally in the Philippines are not connected to the ongoing territorial tensions with China in the West Philippine Sea.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Milling Journal

Philippine Trade Team Visits Kansas Wheat

Wheat buyers from the Republic of the Philippines long ago discovered the quality, value and reliability of U.S. wheat.

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Sun-Star

Digital tourism boosts agribiz

DIGITAL tourism is seen to boost and enhance Mindanao's agri-tourism sector, a leader in the information communication technology sector said.

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ABS-CBN News

Cyber Buddy Buddy Gomez

The egregious physical conditions that Malacanang now finds herself in, Its present location has neither strategic nor tactical value to its mission.

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Sun-Star

Filipinos mark Ninoy's 31st death anniversary

The country's First Family, along with the Filipino people, marked on Thursday the 31st death anniversary of former Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr., father of President Benigno S. Aquino III.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: In word and deed

According to reports, when the former cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio visited Brazil for World Youth Day in July 2013-his first overseas trip after being elected pope and taking the name of Francis-he was met with rapt crowds of Brazilians and young people from all over the world chanting "Francesco, Francesco," but that when he spoke to them, he ... (more)

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Sun-Star

Off roaders to build new tourist site in Porac

Various off roaders clubs in the province are getting together to form the Pampanga Off Roaders umbrella which will spearhead the development of a new tourist destination in the mountains of Porac town.

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Southland Times

Ambassador proud of role

Marlborough-raised Reuben Levermore, one of New Zealand's youngest diplomats, starts in his new post as ambassador to Thailand next week.

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Examiner.com

New type of primate identified

Lineage of the Philippine tarsier. The Dinagat Tarsier has been newly identified as a distinct subspecies of tarsier.

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ABS-CBN News

Vienna Teng 'surprised' by Pinoy fans at Ka Freddie's gig

MANILA Thanks to a Kickstarter project, now-indie artist Vienna Teng made it a point to travel to the Philippines to perform here.

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ABS-CBN News

Magsaysay awardee is more than a teacher

Randy Halasan spends close to seven hours to reach the school in the remote village of Malamba in the southern Philippine city of Davao where he is assigned to teach.

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Asia News Network

MANILA: Harassment of Philippine fishers by Chinese hit

The Philippines' Department of Foreign Affairs will include incidents of Chinese harassment of Filipino fishermen exercising their right to fish in Philippine seas, in its new diplomatic protest to be filed this week against China's "illegitimate sovereignty patrols" in Philippine waters.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Alliance Global to build 10,000 new hotel rooms by 2020

Tycoon Andrew Tan's Alliance Global Group is building more than 10,000 new hotel rooms in the Philippines over the next six years.

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ABS-CBN News

How Americans in PH can vote in US elections

MANILA All American citizens, including Filipino-Americans, living in the Philippines are encouraged to register now to be able to take part as absentee voters for the US midterm elections in November.

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Sun-Star

DENR denies BCDA patent application

BAGUIO City Mayor Mauricio Domogan recently lauded the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Cordillera for taking the cudgels for the city government in denying the application of the Bases Conversion Development Authority for special patent over Camp John Hay.

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Weekend Balita

Big celebration of big numbers from PAL

On the 6th month of this year, 2014; and after 6 years of work from the Philippine government and the Philippine aviation sector, Philippine Airlines , the nation's flag carrier, proudly announced its upgrade to Category 1 by the United States Federal Aviation Administration.

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Times of Oman

Filipinos upbeat over Oman air link to Manila

Muscat: Philippine expatriates in Oman are happy about the news that Oman Air has got approval to fly direct to Manila, saying it would greatly improve the experience of passengers.

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Philippines Today

Mobile commerce showing great potential in PHL --Globe Telecom

Filipinos are slowly starting to be more open to mobile payments and the use of digital wallet, Globe Telecom Inc. said on Tuesday.

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Weird Asia News

A Glimpse at Some of China's Dirty Beaches

Summer is the perfect time to go the beach, especially for those who being in the water.

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