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1 hr ago | ABS-CBN News

Meralco customers warned vs bogus 'bayad centers'

MANILA, Philippines Manila Electric Co. has issued a warning against bogus payment centers after receiving several complaints from customers whose payments were not remitted or paid to the power utility.

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5 hrs ago | Sun-Star

No party for the poor

DAVAO. Members of Kilusang Mayo Uno-Southern Mindanao rally outside the labor office clamoring for decades-old demand for higher wages.

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9 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

DPWH waiting for Palace decision on CALAX bid controversy

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Public Works and Highways is now waiting for a decision from Malacanang on the controversy surrounding the bidding of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway project.

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13 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Long Beach in San Vicente, Palawan. -- Photo from sanvicentepalawan.com.ph

MANILA Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez believes that there is more to the Philippines than Boracay, Palawan and Manila, noting how the country is home to many "underrated" destinations.

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17 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Alleged Australian jihadist supporter deported, not charged

An Australian convert to Islam arrested in the Philippines for allegedly urging people to join "jihad" in Iraq and Syria was deported to his homeland Wednesday, but police said he would not be charged.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Typhoon Matmo Hits the Philippines, Taiwan

Taiwan's financial markets and schools are closed Wednesday as the island braces for increasingly strong winds and rainfall from Typhoon Matmo.

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ABS-CBN News

NLEX-SLEX connector road faces further delays

MANILA, Philippines The toll road project connecting the North and South Luzon expressways faces further delays due to legal issues raised by the Department of Justice .

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ABS-CBN News

Why private sector should invest in disaster preparedness

MANILA, Philippines The private sector is being urged to take on a bigger role in helping government prepare for disasters.

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Sun-Star

P2-million lost in Oro mall jewelry heist

Robbers held up a jewelry store inside the SM City mall here Tuesday evening carting an estimated P2 million worth of jewelry.

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ABS-CBN News

CebuPac, Tigerair create biggest network of flights from PH to Asia

Cebu Pacific and Tiger Airways Singapore have now created the biggest network of flights from the Philippines to the Asian region, as the two budget airlines implemented an interline agreement.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Philippines' Population Expected To Hit 100th Million On July 27

KALIBO, the Philippines, July 22 -- The Philippines' population is expected to reach 100 million on July 27, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sun-Star

Undie leads to identification of charred body

AN UNDERWEAR led to the identification of one of the unnamed bodies that were burned and dumped recently in a barangay bordering Libona town, Bukidnon and Cagayan de Oro.

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ABS-CBN News

BOC misses revenue collection target in June

MANILA, Philippines The Bureau of Customs missed its revenue collection target for June, despite seeing a growth of 17.5 percent compared to the same month last year.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Jessie J receives 4X platinum award

MANILA, Philippines - Award-winning ex-bisexual local singer-songwriter, Jessie J , conquered Manila and performed for all her Filipino Heartbeats fans last July 14 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, singing her hits including Do It Like a Dude, Laserlight, Domino, and ending the night by performing the all-time favorite, Price Tag.

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Manila Bulletin

Pinoys make waves at WCOPA 2014

The Philippines' prized talents, Davao-raised Lloyd Edisonne Judilla Montebon and dance group Xtreme Dancers, took home the top awards at the recent 18th World Championships of Performing Arts held in Hollywood, California, USA.

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Sunherald.com

Philippine leader hit with impeachment complaint

File- In this July 15, 2014 file photo, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, talks to World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim during their meeting at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in suburban Manila, Philippines.

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ABS-CBN News

No need for China OK of Reed Bank project: Gazmin

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said the Philippines does not need China's opinion over the oil exploration at the Reed Bank.

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ABS-CBN News

The most chosen consumer brand in the Philippines is...

MANILA, Philippines A noodle brand has taken the top spot as the country's most chosen consumer brand based on a ranking by Kantar Worldpanel.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Times of Oman

His Majesty's website wins laurels

Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos' personal website, launched on the 38th Renaissance Day, testifies to the pride that Omanis feel while projecting their leader and the nation's achievements in 20 international languages.

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Yahoo!

Bunge sets sail into new grain export era

Global grain trader Bunge will turn its attention to building a supply chain in WA after the historic first shipment of wheat from its new $40 million terminal at Bunbury Port.

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