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1 hr ago | CNews

Five major ship disasters from the last two years

An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island taken from an Italian navy helicopter August 26, 2013.

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1 hr ago | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-...

Missionaries Return to Typhoon-Struck Philippines

Elder Kyle Marlin of Star, Idaho, weathered Typhoon Haiyan in his apartment in Guiuan-a city on the far southeastern tip of Samar Island where the massive storm made landfall November 8. He's one of the missionaries Latter-day Saints across the globe prayed for after the storm struck, one of the missionaries leaders worried about.

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3 hrs ago | Sun-Star

PIHABF gears up for 19th balloon fest

The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta , also known as "A Weekend of Everything that Flies," is gearing up for its 19th staging of the established aviation event on February 12 to 15, 2015 at the Philippine Air Force ADAC Hangar in Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga.

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7 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Tesda allocates P91.3-M for calamity rehab

THE Technical Education and Skills Development Authority in Western Visayas has allocated P91.3 million for emergency response, rehabilitation and recovery for 7,510 beneficiaries in 2014.

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11 hrs ago | Sun-Star

1 killed, 15 wounded in airport road crash

A COLLISION between a Nissan Urvan and a public utility jeepney at an intersection of Bacolod-Silay Airport Access Road in Barangay Efigenio Lizares, Talisay City Tuesday morning claimed the life of a passenger and injured 15 others, police said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Globe and Mail

Five dead, 15 injured in bus crash at start of Easter week break in Philippines

Police and rescuers inspect a passenger bus after it rammed into a cargo truck early Wednesday, April 16, 2014 along a highway at Libmanan township, Camarines Sur province, south of Manila, Philippines.

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PR-inside.com

Philippines tourism market: Airports facing major choked capacity issues

Tourism flourished, with a significant increase in domestic and international tourist volumes, primarily due to the Department of Tourisms continuous efforts to promote the Philippines as a key tourist destination in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Sun-Star

Firefighter battles blaze

CAGAYAN DE ORO. A fire fighter tries to breathe from the thick smoke while asking for more water pressure during a fire that swept through 16 houses at Barangay 22, Corrales street in Cagayan de Oro City, Tuesday morning, April 15, 2014.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Lunar eclipse visible overnight

An annular solar eclipse is visible from Machida, on the outskirts of Tokyo, Monday, May 21, 2012.

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LOOK: Candles form PH map in 'new record'

A Filipino volunteer lights candles during the "Light of Peace in the Philippines" event in Oton, Iloilo.

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1 dead, 5 hurt in QC drag race shooting

MANILA One died and five others were wounded in a shooting incident following a drag racing event in Quezon City before dawn on Tuesday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Killing of environmental activists rises globally

In this file photo taken, Feb. 6, 2012, and released by The Cambodian Center for Human Rights , Cambodian environmental activist Chut Wutty, left, stands next to a log in a jungle in Kampong Thom province north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Canada.com

Justin Bieber's Toronto court hearing comes and goes without Canadian singer or any of his fans

Justin Bieber arrives as he visits typhoon affected people in San Jose Elementary School on December 10, 2013 in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines.

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Suria

Thousands of candles form Philippine map...

Hundreds of people lined up in a dark, muddy field to form a giant map of the Philippines on Monday, in a bid to set a new world record for the largest flaming image using candles.

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CNN

Philippines to probe mining companies

A Philippine lawmaker on Monday said he filed a measure seeking a congressional inquiry into the recurring environmental problems involving foreign and local mining companies in the country.

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ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific adds flights to Hong Kong, Hanoi

MANILA, Philippines Gokongwei-owned Cebu Pacific Air has increased its weekly flights between Manila and Hong Kong to accommodate demand for the summer season.

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ABS-CBN News

Man takes 6-yr-old daughter hostage for 11 hours

A 6-year-old girl was rescued by authorities in Cabagan, Isabela 11 hours after she was taken hostage by her own father.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

MindaNews

Catholic bishops, educators vow to strengthen peacebuilding efforts in Mindanao

Catholic bishops and educators vowed to strengthen the role of the Catholic Church "in the promotion of lasting peace in Mindanao" as they welcomed the March 27 signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front both as a source of optimism and as a "greater challenge to ... (more)

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Accused in Vhong case attempts to leave PH

MANILA One of the men accused of beating actor Vhong Navarro last January 22 attempted to leave the Philippines early Monday.

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The Star Online

Philippine fishermen demand bounty for crocodile

DAVAO, Philippines: Fishermen in the southern Philippines are demanding a reward for a crocodile they said they caught accidentally, but officials insisted Sunday they would not pay for the reptile.

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