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  1. DENR favors Sta. Cruz Island lot ownership transferRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE Protected Area Management Board's of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources has expressed support to the move to transfer, turn over or donate at least five lots on the Greater Sta. Cruz Island from the National Government to the local government.

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  2. China urges Philippines to find kidnappers of Chinese citizenRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    China on Monday voiced serious concern over violence against its citizens in the Philippines , and urged the country to solve the kidnapping of a Chinese citizen and arrest those responsible. "The Chinese embassy in the Philippines has demanded the Philippine government solve the case, arrest the criminals, and ensure the safety of Chinese institutions and staff there," Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei told a daily press briefing.

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  3. Kidnapping warning sirens whistled for Chinese community in PhilippinesRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The recent upsurge of kidnappings and other crimes in the Philippines has alarmed the large Filipino- Chinese community in the country. It has also prompted the Chinese government to warn its citizens on Friday not to travel to the Philippines in the meantime.

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  4. ADVOCACY MindaNOW: Unsolicited advice to Congress on BBLRead the original story

    Sunday | MindaNews

    I have two initial suggestions to Congress, if I may, as it works on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law that will replace the ARMM. One, make it truly "inclusive" for all and not only for the MILF.

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  5. China issues travel warning for the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | The China Post

    China has warned its citizens not to travel to the Philippines after a Chinese teenager who worked in a family-run store was kidnapped and after government agents arrested a group of men who said they planned to attack the Chinese embassy in Manila. "Given that the safety situation in the Philippines is deteriorating, the consular service of the foreign ministry is asking Chinese nationals not to travel to the Philippines for the time being," the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Friday.

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  6. Abu Sayyaf releases abducted midwife in SuluRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Weekend Balita

    Government troops take their positions as about 200 Muslim rebels, enraged by a broken peace deal with the Philippine government, held scores of hostages as human shields Tuesday Sept. 10, 2013 in a standoff with government forces for the second day with no solution in sight at the southern port city of Zamboanga, in southern Philippines.

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  7. Build restrooms for tourists, gov't urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Sun-Star

    SENATOR Ralph Recto is urging the National Government to earmark part of its P3.6 billion annual travel tax collection for the building of roadside rest rooms for local and foreign tourists bound for the "sun, sea, sand, shopping" destinations in the country. Recto made the recommendation to Tourism officials Thursday during the Senate hearing on the proposed 2015 budget of the Department of Tourism . 2 comments

  8. Teen's kidnapping prompts China travel warning against PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | South China Morning Post

    A Filipino soldier fires his M-16 rifle during a 2013 stand-off in Zamboanga city, a frequent site of clashes with rebels. A Chinese teenager was kidnapped in Zamboanga Sibugay on Thursday.

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  9. President hopes he won't be administration's bet in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Manila Bulletin

    President Aquino yesterday gathered members of his Cabinet and allies in Congress to encourage them to continue the reforms and accomplishments undertaken under his administration while saying he hopes he won't have to be the one continuing to lead the reforms after 2016. In his speech during the Agenda Setting Dialogue with Partners in MalacaA ang, the President said that those asking who will continue to lead the reforms undertaken under his "tuwid na daan" should realize that "walang ibang sagot sa tanong na iyan kundi 'tayong lahat ang magpapatuloy nito ."

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  10. Aquino praises Pinoy peacekeepersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | ABS-CBN News

    President Aquino lauded Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights for their courage and bravery in the face of threats from Syrian rebels. "Nakita naman po ninyo lahat ng Pilipinong sundalo doon mula sa pinakabagong private hanggang sa colonel natin, nagpakita ng abilidad at husay sa kanilang tungkulin.

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  11. Travel warning for the PhilippinesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | The Standard

    China on Friday warned its citizens not to travel to the Philippines after a Chinese teenager who worked in a family-run store was kidnapped. The Chinese Foreign Ministry also said it was worried because of plots confirmed by the police in the Philippines that criminal groups planned to attack the Chinese embassy, Chinese companies and public venues such as malls.

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  12. Chinese teenager kidnapped in southern PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    A Chinese teenager who managed a family-run store has been kidnapped by four gunmen in a southern Philippine province where militants kidnapped an Australian three years ago, the police said. The unidentified gunmen seized 18-year-old Li Peizhi late Thursday in Zamboanga Sibugay province's Kabasalan township, said Senior Inspector Leo Castillo.

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  13. Chinese teen kidnapped in PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | NEWS.com.au

    US songwriter Bob Crewe, who co-wrote a long list of top 10 hits for Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, has died. PHILIPPINE police say a Chinese teenager who managed a family-run store has been kidnapped by four gunmen from the shop in a southern province where al-Qaeda-linked militants kidnapped an Australian three years ago.

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  14. Chinese teenager abducted by Muslim militants, say Philippine policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | South China Morning Post

    The armed men kidnapped the Chinese national at his store in Kabasalan municipality in Zamboanga Sibugay province on the island of Mindanao. Six armed men abducted an 18-year-old Chinese man in the southern Philippines on Thursday evening, local police said, suggesting the kidnappers were Muslim insurgents who fund their struggle with ransom payments.

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  15. DINE Philippines 2014 set to invade CdeO this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Sun-Star

    DINE Philippines 2014, a seminar series for the food and service industry will be coming to Cagayan de Oro for the first time on September 26, 2014. Started in 2010, DINE Philippines will end its series of conferences this year at Grand Caprice Hotel, here in the city.

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  16. Manila to deport Canadian radical Islamist for incitement to terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | South China Morning Post

    Immigration bureau said Canadian lecturer Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips would be deported within the week after the bureau filed a complaint that he was an undesirable individual. Photo: Philips' website The Philippines plans to deport a Canadian this week after he was reported to be "inciting and recruiting locals to conduct terrorist activities", a top immigration official said yesterday.

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  17. Exhaustive debates await proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law - Rep. RodriguezRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Weekend Balita

    Government troops take their positions as about 200 Muslim rebels, enraged by a broken peace deal with the Philippine government, held scores of hostages as human shields Tuesday Sept. 10, 2013 in a standoff with government forces for the second day with no solution in sight at the southern port city of Zamboanga, in southern Philippines.

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  18. .com | Philippines detains Canadian Islamist preacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | News24

    A Canadian Islamic preacher has been detained in the Philippines, where authorities deemed him a potential threat to national security, the immigration bureau said on Thursday. Jamaican-born Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips, who grew up in Canada, was arrested in the southern Philippine city of Davao on Sunday shortly after his arrival there and would now be deported.

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  19. Philippines detains Canadian MuslimRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Bangkok Post

    Jamaican-born Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips, who grew up in Canada, was arrested in the southern Philippine city of Davao on Sunday shortly after his arrival there and would now be deported. "Philippine government agencies asked us to deport him because he could be a potential threat to national security," bureau spokeswoman Elaine Tan told AFP.

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  20. Smart Prepaid unveils Jump In Dance-Off 2 grand finalistsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | PressReleasePoint

    Smart Prepaid has unveiled the elite roster of 20 school teams who will battle it out at the grand finals of Jump In Dance-Off 2, the country's biggest interschool dance competition. Over P4 million worth of prizes and a chance to be brand ambassadors of the country's leading mobile network are at stake for the final teams, who are set to heat up the Smart-Araneta Coliseum stage in one last dance showdown on Oct.5. The finalists consist of the top four dance groups from elementary and top eight dance groups each for high school and college levels, which stood out among 72 regional qualifiers for their powerful live performances.

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