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  1. Ajinomoto Umami Culinary Challenge on January 30Read the original story

    Yesterday | Ajay's Writings on the Wall

    Now on its 6th year, the Ajinomoto Umami Culinary Challenge 2015 will be held this Friday, January 30, 2015 at the Hall 2 of the SMX Convention Hall from 6am to 6:00 pm. It is the biggest, intercollegiate, multi-category culinary competition that focuses on the delicious potential of umami, the 5th basic taste.

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  2. Italy pledges P26M aid for Yolanda survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    ILOILO CITY, Philippines The government of Italy has committed P26 million in financial assistance for victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Iloilo. The post-Yolanda aid was provided under a memorandum of agreement signed recently by Ambassador Massimo Roscigno and Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor to ensure the recovery of Ilonggo typhoon victims.

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  3. Pope Travels To Philippines To Visit Poor, Country Sends Homeless Kids To ResortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Switched

    Outraged activists are demanding answers after hordes of homeless children were removed from Manila during Pope Francis' recent visit, an accusation local authorities initially denied. The Pope, who has made caring for people on the streets a cornerstone of his papacy, arrived to the Philippines on Jan. 15 with a mission to engage with the country's poor people , The Philippine Star reported.

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  4. On suppression of truth during Pope's visit and challenges to the Filipino religRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Indy Media

    The Communist Party of the Philippines joins the Filipino people in condemning the Aquino regime for suppressing the truth and covering up the realities of poverty and oppression during the course of Roman Catholic patriarch Pope Francis' visit to the Philippines on January 15-19. The Aquino regime abused its powers in invoking "security" and imposing restrictions on telecommunications and the right to assemble and prevented different sectors from speaking up on the outstanding issues confronting the Filipino people.

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  5. First Philippine Holdings wins bid for Batangas propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | ABS-CBN News

    First Philippine Holdings Corp. won in a bidding for a private property at the Philtown Industrial Park in Tanauan, Batangas. In a disclosure to the stock exchange, FPH said it was selected as winning bidder for a property, consisting of land and improvements with a total area of 464,961 square meters.

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  6. Harsh security sees nuns detained over papal visit in TaclobanRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | MindaNews

    Officers from the Philippine National Police on Thursday detained a delegation of nuns from Mindanao en route to San Jose district in Tacloban, accusing them of being covert members of a militant organization. The nuns from the Sisters Association of Mindanao were visiting Tanauan, just outside Palo in Leyte province, to deliver relief aid before attending a vigil and welcoming ceremony for Pope Francis in San Jose, one of the districts hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013.

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  7. 'Amang' trips 3 power lines in VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Three power transmission facilities in the Visayas have been affected by Tropical Storm Amang, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines said. The system operator and power transmission service provider said its Nasaug-San Isidro 69-kV Line experienced outage at 11:58 p.m. on Friday, January 16. The Taft-Borongan 69-kV Line was also affected by the storm and experienced outage at 8:43 a.m. on Saturday, January 17. Those affected are in the franchise area of ESAMELCO in Sulat, Taft, Can-avid, Dolores, Oras, San Policarpo, Arteche, Jipapad, Maslog, Borongan, San Julian, Maydolong, Lllorente, Salcedo, Guiuan, MacArthur, Hernani, Quinapundan, Giporlos, Balangiga, and Lawaan.

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  8. Civil society leaders ask Pope Francis to help 2 Samar islands affected by miningRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | MindaNews

    Civil society leaders asked Pope Francis "with great respect" to urge the government to investigate the situation of communities in two islands off Guiuan, Eastern Samar affected by mining and natural disasters. Eastern Samar Bishop Crispin Varquez said that in a letter handed Saturday to Pope Francis over 20 civil society leaders asked the pontiff to help advocate "for a just and environment-friendly development in Manicani and Homonhon, two islands off the coast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar".

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  9. Editorial: Climate change is also an issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Sun-Star

    POPE Francis arrived in the country amidst concerns about the weather. Pagasa announced that Tropical Depression Amang has intensified into a storm and has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility .

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  10. 'Amang' unlikely to hit LeyteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Sun-Star

    STATE weather forecasters said Thursday Tropical Storm Amang will not likely to make landfall in the Philippines but those attending the activities of Pope Francis in Leyte will still have to brace for rains and winds. Weather forecaster Jori Loiz said Amang, packing winds of 65 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 80 kph, will turn to the north.

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  11. 'Amang' enters PARRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA The tropical storm east of Visayas has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility and has been named ''Amang.' ' State weather bureau PAGASA said ''Amang'' was seen at 950 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar at 4 a.m., Thursday.

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  12. Pagasa sets up radar in Leyte for papal visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Sun-Star

    THE Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration will set up Wednesday night the mobile Doppler radar in Leyte to come up with more accurate weather forecast for the papal visit in Tacloban City on Saturday. Department of Science and Technology Regional Director Edgardo Esperancilla said the radar is now being transported from Manila and will arrive in the city around 10 p.m. Wednesday.

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  13. Philippine affiliate of Philip Morris to trim 13 pct of country's workforceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Reuters

    The Philippine affiliate of Philip Morris International Inc said on Tuesday it would cut 640 jobs, or nearly 13 percent of its workforce in the country, as it restructures cigarette manufacturing operations at its Marikina plant in Manila. The plant, which employs 1,640 workers in all, will see its workforce reduced to 1,000 once the job cuts take effect on Feb. 15, said a company source who did not wish to be identified.

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  14. MANILA: - Seniang' death toll at 66, 6 missing, US$22.2 million in damagesRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 10 | Asia News Network

    With the recovery of the body of Juanita Tambis, 37, of Antequera, Bohol, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council raised the death toll from Tropical Storm "Seniang" to 66 and lowered the number of the missing to six. Tambis had been swept away and drowned in a flash flood.

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  15. An Eventful, Meaningful YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Philipine Reporter

    TORONTO YEARENDER: Major stories, events covered by The Philippine Reporter in 2014 Community action in the Yolanda disaster, journalist forums, Jeffrey Reodica, Philippine Reporter milestones, Marshall McLuhan Fellows, PH national day, fashion week, Taste of Manila, unprecedented Pinoy participation in municipal elections, caregiver-immigrant issues, ethnic media awards, human rights and torture, Pinoy Christmas food Close on the heels of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda that wrecked people's lives in the Philippines, 2014 arrived with a deluge of news, features, and commentaries which were in the first issues of the The Philippine Reporter .

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  16. Friendship agreement signedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Pacific Daily News

    The signing of an "Agreement on Friendship and Cooperation" between Tanauan City, Batangas and Asan-Maina took place on Dec. 15 at the Asan Mayor's Office.

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  17. Philippine storm weakens, leaves 53 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Asian Correspondent

    Rescue officials in the Philippines say a tropical storm has left at least 53 dead in landslides and flash floods. Most of the dead were in central island-provinces of Samar and Leyte, including 10 people in Tanauan, which was devastated by last year's Tyhpoon Haiyan.

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  18. Philippine storm weakens, leaves 53 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | TwinCities

    A tropical storm that pounded the central Philippines earlier this week has left at least 53 dead in landslides and flash floods, disaster officials said Wednesday. The dead included a least 29 buried by landslides in the central island provinces of Samar and Leyte.

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  19. Dozens dead after Philippines stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Independent.ie

    At least 53 people have died in the Philippines after flash floods and landslides were triggered by a tropical storm. Most of the dead were in the central island-provinces of Samar and Leyte, including 10 people in Tanauan, which was devastated by last year's Typhoon Haiyan, rescue officials said.

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  20. Tropical cyclone in Philippines kills 31, leaves 7 missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Indian Express

    Flash floods and landslides triggered by Tropical Storm Jangmi left at least 31 people dead and seven missing in the Philippines, including in areas still recovering from last year's Typhoon Haiyan, officials said Tuesday. Jangmi, packing winds of 65 kilometers per hour and gusts of 80 kph , dumped heavy rains Monday on southern Mindanao Island, where floods destroyed bridges and highways, sending thousands of residents to evacuation centers.

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