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54 min ago | ABS-CBN News

Meet the Fil-Am playing Imelda Marcos in 'Here Lies Love'

NEW YORK "Here Lies Love", a musical on the rise and fall of former Philippine first lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos, is now on its second run at the Public Theater in New York City.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Alliance Global to build 10,000 new hotel rooms by 2020

Tycoon Andrew Tan's Alliance Global Group is building more than 10,000 new hotel rooms in the Philippines over the next six years.

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3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Andrew Tan's Alliance Global posts flat H1 profit

MANILA, Philippines Andrew Tan's Alliance Global Group Inc. posted flat earnings in the first half of the year, only up 1.2 percent from the same period last year.

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8 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

Big celebration of big numbers from PAL

On the 6th month of this year, 2014; and after 6 years of work from the Philippine government and the Philippine aviation sector, Philippine Airlines , the nation's flag carrier, proudly announced its upgrade to Category 1 by the United States Federal Aviation Administration.

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10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Food poisoning downs scores in MisOr village

AN EXUBERANT atmosphere in a village in a Misamis Oriental town which celebrated its 48th founding anniversary Monday turned tragic when more than a hundred residents ended in hospitals due to a suspected food poisoning.

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14 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Culture of tourism' to boost arrivals

EVERYBODY'S BUSINESS. Consul Robert Lim Joseph, who is chair emeritus of various tourism organizations, says fostering a culture of tourism "is everybody's business."

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18 hrs ago | Anchoress

Sisters Rescuing Women from Sex Trades

They are the Mary Queen of Heaven Missionaries , and who looking at them could imagine that they have taken upon themselves - as have so many great missionary sisters before them - such difficult work, serving populations invisible to so many? In a red-light district in Cebu, central Philippines, the taxi stopped when its passenger called out, ... (more)

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19 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

Amid calls for accountability for train crash, gov't urged to take over MRT

An unusually big number of commuters stand shoulder-to-shoulder while waiting for their train ride at the Metro Rail Transit -3 station on Taft Avenue and Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue in Pasay City on Thursday morning .

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19 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

Chicken prices to stabilize starting September-October - Agri Dept.

Wind-blown mango tree branches nearly block the gate of the Porta Coali Convent along Visayas Ave., Quezon City on Wednesday .

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19 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Visayas power grid gets additional 82 megawatts

MANILA, Philippines The Visayas region will receive an additional 82-megawatts to boost the existing capacity of the grid in efforts to address a possible shortfall of supply.

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21 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

UST suspends classes as heavy rains trigger floods

The University of Santo Tomas suspended classes on Tuesday afternoon as heavy rains pounded Metro Manila and triggered floods in various areas.

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21 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

ERC sees power rate hike to avert crisis

MANILA, Philippines The Energy Regulatory Commission said solutions seen to avert a potential energy crisis in the country will mean a spike in the cost of electricity charged to consumers.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABS-CBN News

More than 500 buses set to use Alabang bus hub

MANILA, Philippines More than 500 buses from Southern Luzon, Bicol and Visayas are set to use the South Station in Alabang, Muntinlupa.

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ABS-CBN News

Port operations seen to normalize by 2015

MANILA, Philippines Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo said congestion at the port of Manila has begun to ease after several measures were implemented.

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7 Months after Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines

I've recently visited Tacloban city in Philippines, one of the hardest hit area in Philippines by Typhoon Haiyan in Nov 2013.

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ABS-CBN News

DOE: Oil smuggling on the rise

Oil smuggling is again on the rise across the country especially in Mindanao, prompting the Department of Energy to closely coordinate with the Bureau of Customs to address concerns of oil industry players.

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Sun-Star

2 police tipsters get P5-M reward

TWO persons became instant millionaires after giving information to the police on the whereabouts of controversial businessman Delfin Lee and alleged communist rebel leader Grayson Naogsan.

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Philippines Today

DOH predicts Filipinos with HIV/AIDS to hit 32,000 by end of 2014

The number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome in the Philippines is projected to hit 32,379 by the end of 2014, according to the Department of Health .

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ABS-CBN News

Lyca on 'MMK' beats 'Voice Kids' finale in ratings

The "Maalaala Mo Kaya" episode featuring the story of Lyca Gairanod proved to be a ratings juggernaut last Saturday, beating even the finale of the reality show that launched her to stardom.

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The Charlotte Observer

Philippines protests Chinese 'sovereignty patrols'

MANILA, Philippines The Philippines will file a new diplomatic protest with China complaining about frequent patrols by Chinese ships in the South China Sea, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Monday.

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