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How Red Ribbon grew from a small QC bakeshop

MANILA, Philippines Before becoming the household name that it is today, Red Ribbon began its operations as a small bakeshop along Timog, Quezon City in March 1979.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Why Pangasinan beach is 'Boracay of the North'

If you're tired of the usual summer hotspots, there are many more beaches in the Philippines worth exploring.

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ABS-CBN News

How an ex-fishball vendor became a millionaire

MANILA, Philippines From selling fishballs and gulaman outside the Quezon City Hall, businesswoman Grace Gupana is now making millions off of ampalaya capsules.

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Sys-Con Media

The Global IoT & Lower Cost IT

Twitter is fun for me, if for no other reason than I "meet" many wildly interesting people through it.

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Opinion: Did Jesus really rise from the dead?

Penitents in San Fernando, Philippines, hang from wooden crosses on Good Friday, April 18, as they take part in a re-enactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion.

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The Huffington Post

In The Philippines, Observers Perform Crucifixion Reenactment In Good Friday Ritual

Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday in Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation.

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Weekend Balita

Lacson: Distribution of Yolanda funds by Mar Roxas appropriate

Secretary Manuel Roxas II accepts his appointment to the Department of Interior and Local Government replacing Sec. Jesse Robredo, as announced by President Benigno S. Aquino III during a press briefing at the PresidentA a a s Hall in Malacanang Palace on Friday .

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San Diego NewsCape

USS Cowpens, USS Spruance Return from Deployment

Guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens and guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance returned to Naval Base San Diego today following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean.

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ABS-CBN News

Maynilad cancels scheduled water interruptions

Maynilad Water Services Inc. on Thursday cancelled its scheduled three-day water service interruptions in parts of Metro Manila and Cavite.

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Solons seek tighter laws on 'toy weapons'

Lawmakers are seeking tighter regulations on realistic-looking toy weapons amid increasing concern that these are being used by criminals, especially holduppers.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sun-Star

City jail violates BJMP memo

A GOVERNMENT agency that was denied entry inside the jail in Cagayan de Oro City to verify the incident of a hunger strike staged by the inmates, accused the jail warden for defying a memorandum which allows the Commission on Human Rights to get access to the prisoners.

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ABS-CBN News

300 families lose homes to QC fire

MANILA, Philippines Around 300 families lost their homes due to a fire that hit a residential area in Barangay Tatalon, Quezon City early Thursday.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

In this Wednesday, April 16, 2014, file photo, passengers walk past the medical quarantine area showing information sheets for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila.

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ABS-CBN News

Man found dead inside SUV in Makati

MANILA, Philippines A 58-year-old Chinese man was found dead inside a sports utility vehicle parked along Barangay Pinagkaisihan, Makati Thursday.

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Historical churches to visit for Visita Iglesia

Holy Week is not only a time for reflection and forgiveness. For most Catholics, visiting different churches in various parts of the country is also a big part of the Holy Week celebrations.

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Filipino positive for MERS virus home from UAE

A Filipino health worker who tested positive for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus has arrived home from the United Arab Emirates, Philippine officials said Wednesday.

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How clothing brand is making worship a lifestyle

MANILA, Philippines Making worship a lifestyle is the advocacy of Worship Generation, a Christian merchandise brand that sells clothes and accessories.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Real progress unlikely in Philippines if oligarchies not dismantled, says German think tank

The Philippines remains a fragile democracy despite the Aquino administration's gains that have not been enough to make up for "nearly a decade of regression" during the previous administration.

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Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippines revises dev''t plan, sets higher infra spending

With just two years to go before its term ends, Philippine President Aquino's administration plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to make economic growth inclusive and lift millions out of poverty.

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Emirates News Agency

U.A.E.'s Red Crescent visits Typhoon Haiyan-hit areas

WAM MANILA, April 16th 2014 -- A delegation from U.A.E.'s humanitarian major Red Crescent Authority today met with Philippine Red Cross Chairman and CEO Richard Gordon in Tacloban City which last year bore the brunt of Typhoon Haiyan along with Leyte province and Palau.

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