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  1. See the Effects of Climate Change in Side-by-Side ImagesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mashable

    In 2014 alone, our planet has seen the hottest August on record , the western U.S. got snow in September , the Southwest saw record rainfall , Pakistan had flash floods and the U.S. bundled up for polar vortices . And that's just a fraction of the climatological effects humans are experiencing on a daily basis.

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  2. Legazpi city to hit 700,000 tourist arrivals mark this yearRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Philippines Today

    After surpassing the half-million tourist arrivals mark last year, the local government here expects to achieve more improvements in its tourism performance this year by hitting the 700,000 count. "Realizing this higher number will give us a better chance of notching a slot in the top 10 best tourist destinations and top five convention cities in the country this year," City Mayor Noel Rosal on Friday said.

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  3. USPF stays at No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    A MIX of luck and talent helped University of Southern Philippines Foundation become the first team to clinch a spot in the semifinals with a close 1-0 win over Don Bosco College in the collegiate division of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. football tournament yesterday at the Cebu City Sports Center pitch. In the dying minutes of the match that looked headed to a draw, a USPF player got tackled inside the box and a penalty kick was awarded.

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  4. UP jins rule UAAP poomsaeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    University of the Philippines nipped De La Salle University to capture the UAAP Season 77 poomsae crown of the taekwondo competitions on Thursday at The Arena in San Juan. The Lady Maroons tied the Lady Archers in the final medal tally with two gold, one silver and one bronze medals but the Diliman-based jins took the gold by virtue of a higher-point quotient with .13.

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  5. Philippines picks up pieces after storm leaves five deadRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Thousands of people displaced by floods triggered by tropical storm Fung-Wong returned to their mud-caked homes in the Philippine capital Saturday, as the death toll from the disaster rose to five, officials said. Heavy rains paralysed the sprawling metropolis of more than 12 million people and nearby regions on Friday, with roof-high floods chasing 83,000 people from their homes, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

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  6. Thousands return home following Philippine typhoonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    Thousands of people displaced by floods triggered by tropical storm Fung-Wong returned to their mud-caked homes in the Philippine capital of Manila, as the death toll from the disaster rose to five. Heavy rains had paralysed the sprawling metropolis of more than 12 million people, as well as nearby regions, with roof-high floods causing 83,000 people to leave their homes, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

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  7. Why PNoy didn't cut short overseas trip for 'Mario'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    President Benigno Aquino III almost cut short his European trip after tropical storm "Mario" inundated many areas in the Philippines on Friday. On the seventh day of his four-nation trip to Europe, Aquino said he was in Paris when he was appraised by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. of the situation in the Philippines.

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  8. Beijing, Manila vow to strengthen ties despite travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    In a press briefing, Liu Chang, Third Secretary, Political Section, of the Chinese Embassy in Manila, said China will be setting up a consular office in Davao City "in two to three years." Similarly, the Philippines will be establishing a consulate in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, in Southwest China.

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  9. Floods shut down Philippine capital, 3 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Torrential monsoon rains worsened by a tropical storm flooded large swathes of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces Friday, leaving at least three people dead and displacing tens of thousands just days after the region was drenched by a typhoon. Floods shut down Philippine capital, 3 killed Torrential monsoon rains worsened by a tropical storm flooded large swathes of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces Friday, leaving at least three people dead and displacing tens of thousands just days after the region was drenched by a typhoon.

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  10. Awesome' tri weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    CLOSE to 300 triathletes will square off in the Hunat Sugbo Goes to Argao blasts off tomorrow in the Mahayahay Beach Resort in the Municipality of Argao. Parklane International Hotel, the event organizer, brings the Hunat Sugbo activity to Argao not just for the race but also to help promote tourism in the town.

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  11. Floods shut down Philippine capital, killing 3Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SFGate

    A merchant tows his vending stall as he wades through a flooded street in the Philippine capital of Manila after Tropical Storm Fung-Wong left almost a month's worth of rain overnight. Photo: Ted Aljibe, AFP/Getty Images Manila -- Torrential monsoon rains worsened by a tropical storm flooded large swaths of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces Friday, leaving at least three people dead and displacing tens of thousands just days after the region was drenched by a typhoon.

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  12. Floods shut down Philippine capital and nearby provinces, 3 killed and thousands evacuatedRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

    Torrential monsoon rains worsened by a tropical storm flooded large swathes of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces Friday, leaving at least three people dead and displacing tens of thousands just days after the region was drenched by a typhoon. Authorities said more than half a million residents of Metro Manila and other provinces were affected in severely inundated communities.

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  13. Four in a row?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Stalled because of the heavy rains brought by Typhoon Mario last Thursday, the much-anticipated encounter is going to happen at 5:30 p.m. following the two high school quarterfinal matches. Opening today's contest is the faceoff between No.2 seed University of the Visayas Baby Lancers against the USJ-R Baby Jaguars at 2 p.m. It will be followed by the match between the University of San Carlos Baby Warriors and University of Southern Philippines Foundation Baby Panthers at 3:45 p.m. Both UV and USC enjoy twice-to-beat incentive over their high school rivals, while SWU also needs to win only once to make it to the finals.

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  14. Nalzaro: Time to act on the flooding problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    AFTER we experienced flooding the other day due to the heavy downpour spawned by tropical storm Mario, Metro Manila went through the same experience yesterday. But the flooding there was worse compared with ours.

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  15. Visayas fastest-growing area for insurance giant ManulifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    INSURANCE company Manulife Philippines considers the Visayas their fastest-growing region in the country, proven by the quick expansion of its branches. Manulife formally inaugurated yesterday their Stellar Region's office on the 14th floor of the Keppel Building in Cebu Business Park, and the company's president and CEO and senior vice president were present to show their support.

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  16. Aeolus welcomes mining growth, car sales' riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    Based on the combined figures from the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, the Truck Manufacturers Association and the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distribution, automotive sales in the country grew by 28 percent during the first half of 2014. The industry sold 126,659 units compared to the 102,372 in the same period last year.

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  17. Cebuano netizens may now search on Google using CebuanRead the original story

    Yesterday | Philippines Today

    Cebuano netizens may not have noticed it yet, but "Bisdaks" , wherever they are in the world, may now look something up on Google using Cebuano as search language. Cebuano became part of Google's search language since April last year, and the effort to do so was led by someone who is not a native Cebuano.

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  18. Singapore developer to build retirement village in west Cebu townRead the original story

    Yesterday | Philippines Today

    Singapore-based property developer Syntech Properties, Inc. has announced the development of a 37-hectare retirement village in Balamban town, some 50 kilometers west of this city. Syntech Properties, led by director Janice Ngiam-Chong, paid a courtesy call on Balamban Mayor Ace Binghay to discuss the project, which is now in the documentary and ground work stages.

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  19. New gilts for Philippine-based Thai ConglomerateRead the original story

    Yesterday | FarmingUK

    One of Asia Pacific region's largest Agribusiness conglomerates, Charoen Pokphand Philippines has taken delivery of 1,500 genetically-improved AC1 gilts at its newly-built unit at CP Farms, in Tinang, Tarlac in Central Luzon. Supplied from ACMC subsidiary - ACMC Philippines - the gilts are being used to supply CP's contract finisher farms.

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  20. Sira-sira store: A nice cause for celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun-Star

    THERE are many wonderful moveable feasts in the world that are natural magnets to food and merry-making. In the Philippines, there are a couple worth pointing out again.

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