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  1. Davao del Norte assures security in 2015 PalaroRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Davao del Norte Governor Rodolfo P. Del Rosario gave his assurance that security will not be an issue when his province stages the 2015 Palarong Pambansa on May 3-9. During the recent signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between the province and the Department of Education, Del Rosario allayed fears related to the peace situation, which has long haunted the Mindanao region.


  2. Condura Marathon turns to emotional tribute to Fallen 44Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines The 2015 edition of the Condura Skyway Marathon turned into an emotional tribute to the 44 members of the Philippine National PoliceSpecial Action Force who were killed in a deadly clash with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25. Over 15,000 runners registered to participate in the 2015 Condura Skyway Marathon held Sunday morning, and part of their race fees went to the HERO Foundation, which helps send children of fallen soldiers to school. All race distances 6K, 10K, 21K and 42K started at the Skyway Alabang Tunnel, went through the Alabang-Zapote Road, and finished at the Midway Extension in Alabang.


  3. Concession fees lift airport revenueRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    ... are the airport's main partner airlines. The airport expects Cebu Pacific to begin service to Guam from the Philippines next quarter, the audit states. The decrease in the airport's non-operating revenues -- by 13 percent, to $23.4 million -- is ...


  4. Petaling Jaya: Little cheer for air travellersRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... Besides the three Malaysian carriers, several airlines have dropped fuel surcharges, including Cebu Air, Philippines Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines and Virgin Australia. Taiwan's China Airlines Ltd and Eva Airways Corp have cut most or ...


  5. Police asked to pursue arson angle on Oro Hall of Justice blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    SENATOR Aquilino Pimentel III called on the police Sunday to look into arson as reason behind the fire that gutted the Hall of Justice in Cagayan de Oro City last Friday which left two people dead. Citing initial police reports, Pimentel said certain parties to cases pending in one of the courts holding sessions in the Hall of Justice had been allegedly tagged as suspects.


  6. UAAP juniors: Ateneo sweeps elims to earn Finals berthRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Ateneo de Manila University dominated defending champion National University from wire to wire to sweep the elimination round of the UAAP juniors basketball tournament and advance to the Finals outright Saturday at the Blue Eagle Gym. Mike Nieto scored 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Blue Eaglets finished the elimination round with a 14-0 record after a 76-49 mauling of the Bullpups.


  7. Former child POW recalls family's imprisonment by JapaneseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    A photo of the Huber family taken in February 1945 after being freed from the Santo Thomas University Prison Camp in the Philippines. Huber Jr. is working on a book of his experiences on Thursday in Cuyahoga Falls.


  8. 7 injured after SUV collides with container vanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Seven persons were injured after an SUV collided with a container van at C-5 Road in Pasig City Sunday. The impact caused the container van to spill into the middle of the road, causing heavy traffic in the southbound lane for nearly an hour.


  9. NGCP asked to explain spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE National Association of Electricity Consumers for Reforms yesterday asked the Energy Regulatory Commission to order the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines to explain how it used the funds granted to it in the past years. The ERC conducted a hearing for Visayas stakeholders last Wednesday on the NGCP's application for the approval of the maximum allowable revenue for 2015 and the net performance incentive for 2014 under the Rules on Setting Transmission Wheeling Rates.


  10. Nalzaro: All out war ug BBL mao kahay sulbad?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office and Bacolod City Police Office yesterday joined the National Day of Mourning for the deaths of 44 elite Philippine National Police-... THE two policemen eyed as suspects in the killing of Police Officer 2 John Gallenero Jr. Tuesday were relieved yesterday from their respective assignments at the La Carlota City Police Station and... A TRIBAL group leader is pressing on the government to stop coercing the indigenous people of San Luis, Agusan del Sur to sign the document that would pave the way for the entry of mining... FOR violating manufacturing laws, Christmas lights estimated to be worth P160,000 were destroyed by the Department of Trade and Industry at the City Engineers Office compound in... THE Cebu City Government is set to form its own project team to supervise the implementation of the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit project.


  11. NBP's transfer to Ecija OK'dRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MALOLOS, Philippines The regional development council of Central Luzon has granted the request of the Department of Justice to relocate the New Bilibid Prison and the Correctional Institution for Women to Laur in Nueva Ecija. The council, headed by Bulacan Gov. Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado, approved DOJ's request during last Friday's meeting at the National Economic and Development Authority Regional Office 3 in San Fernando, Pampanga.


  12. Creation of Clark urban planning agency underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines Efforts are underway for the creation of the Metropolitan Clark Urban Development and Planning Authority to address congestion and other problems in the area, a lawmaker said yesterday. "We would like to support that with the creation of the Metropolitan Clark Urban Development and Planning Authority as we see the advocacy snowballing," Guiao said.


  13. After 44 Philippine commandos die, is terrorist Marwan really dead?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... on Jolo island. They have since launched at least two major secret attempts to capture Marwan in the southern Philippines, where according to US authorities, he has been hiding since 2003. A US-educated engineer, believed to have been born in the ...


  14. Divorce ban shows Catholic church power in PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... 10 years after her husband moved out. They can't. They best they can do is say the marriage never happened. The Philippines is the only country in the world - aside from the Vatican - where divorce is forbidden, a testament to the enduring power of ...


  15. CBS 'Hawaii Five-0' Bio Terrorist uses Bee's to spread virus to kill millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    ... Lange who was bitten by a rare bird. He is the first American to contract the bird flu while he was in Manila, Philippines. Steve & Joe are ambushed on a highway as their car is blasted by a wrecking ball. 6 men take Mitch Lange & later abandon the ...


  16. Abdulbasit Usman: The one that got away in bloody Philippines raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Asian Correspondent

    ... overseas worker. Intelligence reports said he hooked up with the Jemaah Islamiya, which sent bomb experts to the Philippines to train recruits from all over Southeast Asia. He has since then become the most hunted Filipino bomber with a US$3 million ...


  17. Pope leaves after Asia trip highlighted by cheers from millions of adoring Filipino CatholicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Prince George Citizen

    ... as the future of the church since it's one of the few places where Catholic numbers are growing - and on the Philippines as the largest Catholic nation in the region. "We need to see each child as a gift to be welcomed, cherished and protected," ...


  18. Pope Francis cuts shorts visit to typhoon-hit Philippine city of Tacloban due to stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Pope Francis cut short his visit to a typhoon-hit region of the Philippines on Saturday because of an approaching storm. In brief, unscripted comments, Francis took the microphone soon after arriving at the main cathedral in Leyte province and told a surprised crowd that he would have to leave at 1 p.m., four hours ahead of schedule.


  19. Is he dead? Philippines awaits answer of costly terror raid : February 01, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... hunting them. They have since launched at least two major secret attempts to capture Marwan in the southern Philippines, where according to US authorities, he has been hiding since 2003. A US-educated engineer, believed to have been born in ...


  20. One-stop tourist center for metro CebuRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    FINALLY, there's Vivo Sugbo, a facility that is a one-stop center for tourists to shop for local goods for pasalubong, as well as for them to imbibe a bit of the culture of Cebu and the Philippines through the establishment's set-up of food and local dances. The center is a dream come true for businessman Eric Mendoza, who has always dreamed of having such a place, and for Val Sandiego, who has long felt the need for a venue for tourists to see Philippine dances.