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3 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Northern Mindanao top prosecutor accused of carnapping

JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima has been urged to investigate and penalize her top prosecutor in Northern Mindanao for alleged carnapping of a sports utility vehicle and harassment of a man in Zamboanga del Sur.

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3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Top DOJ prosecutor accused of car theft, harassment

MANILA The top public prosecutor of the Department of Justice in Northern Mindanao, who also happens to be the president of the Prosecutors' League of the Philippines , has been accused of stealing a sports utility vehicle and harassing a private citizen in Aurora, Zamboanga Del Sur.

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4 hrs ago | Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippines finalising $2.37-B 'Yolanda' rehab masterplan

Philippine rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson intends to finish by end-June this year a 106- billion-peso US$2.37 billion) comprehensive masterplan to rebuild the Visayan cities and towns devastated by Supertyphoon "Yolanda" and to implement at least 85 per cent of the plan before President Aquino steps down in 2016.

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9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Vhong Navarro case: Authorities want to arrest Cedric Lee, Deniece Cornejo

Contrary to their lawyer's claim that they are ready to face the charges filed by actor-TV host Vhong Navarro, the controversial businessman Cedric Lee and his co-accused in the mauling incident that happened in a condominium unit last Jan. 22, are now being considered as fugitives.

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13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Communist rebels free soldier

The New People's Army released Wednesday a soldier, who was held captive for 20 days, to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and peace advocates in Southern Mindanao.

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13 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

PHL 3rd deadliest country for environmental activists - int'l group

London-based Global Witness, an organization probing corruption and environmental issues, released a report this week recording 67 killings of environmental activists in the Philippines over the past 12 years, making it the deadliest country for environmental defenders in Asia and the third in the world, next to Brazil and Honduras.

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16 hrs ago | Voice of America

President Obama's Trip to Asia

Protesters display placards during a rally at the U.S. Embassy against a visit of U.S. President Barack Obama Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Manila, Philippines.

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17 hrs ago | How Stuff Works

BP Balks at Oil Spill Research Costs

Hadrian's Wall at Birdoswald was started in 122 A.D. on the orders of Emperor Hadrian to keep out the Picts from Scotland.

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20 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Philippines arrests extremist in Malaysia resort kidnap...

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: Philippine forces on Wednesday arrested a Muslim extremist believed to have taken part in the kidnapping of 21 people from a Malaysian resort in 2000, a senior commander said.

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21 hrs ago | Newsday

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 search: Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt

A school utility worker mops a mural depicting the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at the Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino High School campus at Makati city east of Manila, Philippines.

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23 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Hong Kong and Philippines finally - resolve' Manila bus hostage crisis

Philippine police at the ready after Hongkongers were taken hostage on their tour bus in Manila in August 2010.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

Health workers display placards during a rally outside the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 to protest next week's four-country visit of President Barack Obama that includes the Philippines.

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Sun-Star

Anti-Obama protesters clash with Manila police

PHILIPPINE police armed with truncheons, shields and water hose clashed Wednesday with more than 100 left-wing activists who rallied at the US Embassy in Manila to oppose a visit by President Barack Obama and a looming pact that will increase the American military presence in the country.

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ABS-CBN News

Are flower shops in Metro Manila paying the right taxes?

MANILA, Philippines With Flores de Mayo only a week away, the Bureau of Internal Revenue looked into the income tax declarations of the top 10 flower shops in Metro Manila based on a list by lifestyle guide website Spot.ph.

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ABS-CBN News

SC stops BIR drive vs lawyers

The Supreme Court yesterday stopped the Bureau of Internal Revenue from implementing its new regulation imposing additional requirements for registration of self-employed professionals, particularly lawyers.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Candidates for the Miss Earth 2014 Philippines bea

Candidates for the Miss Earth 2014 Philippines beauty pageant display Earth Day messages Monday, April 22, 2014 by the poolside of a hotel-casino at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines.

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Weekend Balita

Solons bat for low-interest rate housing loans for 'homeless' public school teachers

President Benigno S. Aquino III graces the Presentation of Estero de San Miguel Micro Medium-Rise Building Model Unit at the Claro M. Recto High School Auditorium in Barangay 412, Zone 42, Legarda Street, Sampaloc, Manila City on Wednesday .

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The New Zealand Herald

Cebu Pacific considers NZ route

Philippines low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific is eyeing New Zealand as a possible destination following a new air service agreement between the two countries.

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Sun-Star

Lidasan: Two leaders of our Time

TWO important meetings were held last week during my stay in Cotabato City and Maguindanao.

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CNN

Magnitude 5.9 quake jolts Phl

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake jolted the province of Ilocos Sur early Tuesday with possible aftershocks expected, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology , the state-run Philippines News Agency reported Tuesday.

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