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  1. Solons question competence of PNP execs in Monday's BBL hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Weekend Balita

    PRESSCON WITH DRILON, OIC SECRETARY GENERAL: Senate President Franklin M. Drilon and H.E. Iyad Bin Amin Madani, Secretary General of the Organization Islamic Cooperation , answer questions from the media during a press conference after a courtesy call at the Senate on Monday/April 20, 2015. Madani said that the OIC supports the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law, and vowed to help in bringing all groups in Mindanao towards the peace process, "to ensure an inclusive process, which involves and benefits all."

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  2. PH-based airlines post improved figures in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | ABS-CBN News

    A recent report from the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation on Southeast Asia's airline sector showed four of the six airlines that booked improved figures in 2014 were based in the Philippines. "Four of the six airlines which saw profits improve are based in the Philippines, which bucked the general trend in the region as market conditions improved," CAPA said.

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  3. Water crisis looms in Iloilo CityRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Sun-Star

    ... in the city and yet the water firm does not do anything to help solve the problem. The summer season in the Philippines will last until the month of July and many areas are expected to suffer water shortage. Water rationing has been carried out in ...

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  4. Iloilo City now has 7 districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Sun-Star

    THE Iloilo City Council has passed an ordinance establishing seven administrative districts that cover the 180 barangays in the city. The administrative districts include Arevalo, which covers 13 barangays, Molo with 25 barangays, Mandurriao with 18 barangays, City Proper with 45 barangays, La Paz with 25 barangays, Jaro with 42 barangays, and Lapuz with 12 barangays.

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  5. DPWH opens better access road in Bukidnon's largest flower sanctuaryRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Philippines Today

    ... Baungon, the Rafflesia Yard, was declared by the DENR as a critical habitat of the largest flower in the Philippines. "Local and international tourists who want to see one of the largest flowers in the world are invited to visit Bukidnon as we have ...

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  6. Century Properties developing Php20-B integrated resort project in PalawanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Philippines Today

    ... itself to benefit from the huge structural potential identified in the tourism and lifestyle sector in the Philippines," said Tim Hallett, chief operating officer for Century Properties Hospitality Inc. "But as the facilities and accommodation ...

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  7. PTT opens 10th service station in CebuRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Philippines Today

    PTT Philippines has opened a new service station in Cebu, bringing to 10 the number of Thai oil firm's stations in the province. A fourth PTT service station in San Fernando, Pampanga was also formally opened last April 18, simultaneous with the opening of PTT Bogo, Cebu station.

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  8. Image of Asia: Training to storm a beach in the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    A U.S. Navy's amphibious assault vehicle with Philippine and U.S. troops on board storms the beach at a combined assault exercise at a beach facing one of the contested islands in the South China Sea known as the Scarborough Shoal in the West Philippine Sea Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at the Naval Education and Training Command at San Antonio township, Zambales province, northwest of Manila, Philippines. More than ten thousand troops from both the US and Philippine militaries are taking part in the annual military drill that focuses on regional security, terrorism, disaster preparedness and inter-operability of both countries.

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  9. B2Gold Reports Increase In Gold RevenuesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... base, which should benefit (lower) overall cash costs once in production. The flagship Masbate mine in the Philippines increased gold production by 9% primarily attributable to high gold grades and high mill throughput (+10%) at the new SAG mill. ...

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  10. For A Safe TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MindaNews

    A tribal chief and a baylan or spiritual leader sacrifice a chicken in a ritual known as Panawagtawag at the Press Freedom Monument, Capitol Grounds, Cagayan de Oro City . The ritual serves as sendoff activity for the safe voyage of those who would travel to Davao City to attend the Mindanao Datu-Bai Conference dubbed Dumalongdong Mindanaw.

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  11. Haridas still upbeat of GM normRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    ... kailangan lang mag-training ng mas mabuti sa susunod," Gilbert said. Haridas, presently ranked number 10 in the Philippines' over-all chess players, seeks progress to be the 18th Filipino GM following the steps of his fellow chess athletes counting ...

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  12. Cordillera athletes get free shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    ... Livelihood, and Environmental Nurturance) of the University of the Cordilleras and Children International Philippines. The shoe giving activity was aimed at motivating the athletes to perform well and aside from the shoes, a donor from the United ...

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  13. CA employees wear white vs Trillanes' 'justice for sale' claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

    Employees of the Court of Appeals on Monday reported for work in white shirts to protest Senator Antonio Trillanes' allegation that justice is for sale at the appeals court. The appelate court's white-clad employees were noticeable at Monday's flag-raising ceremony, which was also attended by CA justices, including Presiding Justice Andres Reyes Jr. "Ang panawagan namin ay sana ipakita ang evidence.

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  14. Army downs Baguio; Cagayan keeps Coast Guard winlessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Philippine Army made quick work of Team Baguio, 25-7, 25-17, and 25-10, to stretch its winning streak to three games in the Shakey's V-League Season 12 Open Conference Tuesday at the San Juan Arena. It took the Lady Troopers only an hour and 25 minutes to rout Team Baguio, which was coming off its first ever victory in the V-League.

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  15. PH will likely double per capita GDP in 2024 a " IHSRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Billions of pesos in investments are being poured in fresh capitalization for the next three years in the capital city of Cebu to fund existing projects, including the construction of additional commercial and residential buildings. The Philippines is seen to double its per capita gross domestic product or income per person in 2024 and to become a trillion dollar economy by 2029 due to the rapidly growing information technology - business process outsourcing sector andstrong flow of remittances from Filipino workers abroad, US-based think tank IHS said Rajiv Biswas, IHS Asia Pacific Chief Economist, said the Philippines per capita GDP per person is projected to double from $3,000 in 2015 to $6,000 by 2024.

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  16. SC: Oil, gas exploration activities in Ta on Strait unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... Tanon Strait. The other petitioner in the case is the Central Visayan Fisherfolk Development Center. Japex Philippines Ltd, a subsidiary of Japex, was established on May 26, 2006 to supervise the oil and gas exploration in the strait with a paid up ...

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  17. Amec Foster Wheeler wins power generation contractRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Live Charts

    Energy and mining engineering group Amec Foster Wheeler has won a power generation contract for a new power plant in the Philippines. The FTSE 250 company has been tasked with designing and supplying two circulating fluidized-bed steam generators for Aboitiz PowerA s new power plant.

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  18. Duterte denies terror threat to Palarong PambansaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has assured the safety of over 15,000 athletes and visitors from all over the country who will attend the 2015 Palarong Pambansa in Davao del Norte from May 3 to 9. During the Regional Peace and Order Council 11 meeting in Davao City, Duterte revealed that the threat level on the week-long Palaro is only a 3 in a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest threat level. Duterte, who is also the RPOC-11 chairman, has nevertheless insisted on implementing maximum security measures despite the low threat level.

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  19. Manila's trains: Then and nowRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... slower-paced lifestyle that was peacetime Manila," says Ricardo Jose, a professor at the University of the Philippines and an eminent World War II historian. For today's generation of Filipinos whose patience and sanity are tested daily by chaotic ...

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  20. Asean Integration and K-12 programRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    WE BELONG to the Asean region. The 10 member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are the Philippines, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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