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3 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Plane Crashes Near Banana Plantation In Southern Philippines

DAVAO CITY, Philippines, April 21 -- Another light plane used for spraying pesticides on banana plantations crashed at the edges of a plantation in southern Philippines over the weekend, Xinhua news agency quoted police as saying Monday.

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5 hrs ago | Asia News Network

MANILA: Search for Etihad passengers launched in Philippines

The Philippines' health department may have to track down more than 200 passengers of Etihad flight number EY0424 even if a returning male Filipino nurse who earlier tested positive for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus has been cleared.

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Related Topix: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health, World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East,

7 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Costanilla: More Cebuano songs on air, please

SONG. We really can't understand why our local radio stations do not or can't follow what is being stipulated in a local ordinance requiring them to play one Cebuano/Visayan song every hour on the hour.

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11 hrs ago | ABC News

PHOTO: People Around the World Celebrate Easter

Two men are covered in sand at a beach to celebrate Easter Sunday, near Manila Bay in Cavite province April 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Orthodox Church, Macedonia, Serbia,

15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Fire razes P2M worth of property in Sampaloc

MANILA, Philippines Ten families are homeless while an estimated P2 million worth of property was damaged when a fire razed a line of apartments at P. Campa Street near Espaa in Sampaloc, Manila early Sunday morning.

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19 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Stem cell 'doctor' faces more raps for Ateneo grad's death

A businessman has updated the charges he filed with the National Bureau of Investigation against a wellness center operator who allegedly caused the death of his daughter, a cum laude graduate of Ateneo de Manila University, last year.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Lymphoma

23 hrs ago | Sun-Star

MILF urged not to tolerate criminal acts of members

THE Moro Islamic Liberation Front , the largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines, should not tolerate its members allegedly engaged in criminal activities, such as hostage-taking, an official said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Terrorism

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Straits Times

Militants free kidnapped engineer in Philippines

Suspected Islamic militants have freed a Filipino engineer they abducted in the southern Philippines 53 days ago, the military said on Sunday.

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ABS-CBN News

Who gives Bianca Gonzalez financial tips?

MANILA, Philippines When it comes to managing finances, even celebrities seek help from their colleagues who are savvier when it comes to investing.

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Sun-Star

Other christian denominations: What they do on Lent

WHILE majority of the Filipino Catholics commemorate Jesus Christ's passion starting with Palm Sunday to Crucifixion and then the Resurrection, the other Christian denominations honor His passion in different ways.

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Related Topix: Life, Palm Sunday, Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), World News, Good Friday

Sun-Star

My reflections

AFTER a two-day respite from work on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, I was back at the office early yesterday to write this column.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, World News, Opinion

MindaNews

Good Friday Ride

Pilgrims get to experience the fun and excitement riding the rapids after a visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Cagayan de Oro City on Good Friday, 19 April 2014.

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ABS-CBN News

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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CNN

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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Related Topix: Life, Good Friday, Holidays, World News, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Spain, Opinion

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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

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