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3 hrs ago | MindaNews

Ms Bukidnon Centennial's crown taken back

The provincial government has taken back the crown from Laga ta Bukidnon 2014 winner, Ms Marah Luz Smith of Malaybalay City, allegedly because she is an American citizen.

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10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Construction of medical center stalled

The Medical City, which is located inside the Global Gateway Logistics City here, will not be completed by December in time for a series of meetings in January 2015 in relation to the Asia Pacific Economic Conference Summit.

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17 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

7 hurt in multiple collision in C5

MANILA, Philippines Seven people were hurt in a multiple collision involving a truck, a car, and an AUV Express at C5 road on Sunday morning.

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23 hrs ago | KFVS12

All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.

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23 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Filipino troops pull 'greatest escape' from Syria

The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Asia News Network

Kidnapping mastermind shot dead in Philippines

Notorious cross-border kidnapping mastermind Apo Kahumbo was shot dead by Philippine security forces within 72 hours of his arrest in what is suspected to be a black operation to prevent his eventual release.

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Sun-Star

Police: No sightings of rob group in city

SENIOR Superintendent Pedrito Escarilla, officer-in-charge of Bacolod City Police Office , said on Friday that the reports on the presence of the Ozamiz robbery group in the city turned out negative.

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ABS-CBN News

Planning to invest P100,000? Read this

MANILA, Philippines If you're planning to invest P100,000, financial adviser Salve Duplito said it is best to look into legitimate companies and not pooled funds.

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Sun-Star

PAAC's Fiesta Night on October 11

IT'S still a month away but preparations are underway for the 29th Fiesta Night of the Philippine American Association of the Carolinas .

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The Peninsula

Three dead in foiled Philippines jailbreak

ZAMBOANGA: Three people were killed and eight others wounded after a jailbreak attempt in the southern Philippines turned into a deadly firefight, police said Saturday.

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The Daily Star

Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

MANILA, Philippines: Syrian rebels holding dozens of Fijian U.N. peacekeepers hostage attacked Filipino troops in the Golan Heights on Saturday, Philippine officials said.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Sun-Star

Noli restaging in US reunites Negrenses

THE first restaging of Noli Me Tangere The Musical at the Aratani Theater in Los Angeles over the weekend became a reunion for many Negrenses who were either part of the show or came to watch it.

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Norwalk Citizen News

UN: 'Very fluid' situation on held peacekeepers

An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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Sun-Star

BJMP admits PH jails, including those in...

FAILING to address congestion in jails is a violation of some rights of criminals and crime suspects awaiting trial, according to a Commission on Human Rights 7 official.

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Sun-Star

Drowned teen found in river

SHAKY FOUNDATIONS. A landslide leaves these houses in Camp 4, Talisay City at risk.

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Sun-Star

Philippines, Singapore keen to expand bilateral trade

THE Philippines and Singapore intend to pursue projects that aim at expanding their bilateral investments and promoting increased awareness on opportunities.

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Sun-Star

Gastronomic romance

A gloomy Tuesday reeled off outside the windowpanes as water gushed out from the sky in a huge downpour.

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Anchorage Daily News

Mission to cook 50 Filipino meals in 50 states comes to Anchorage

Her goal is twofold: to spotlight Filipino cuisine and culture throughout the United States and to raise money for schools in the Philippines that were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan almost a year ago.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippines to tap - international networks' to find Filipinos in ISIS

Philippine Defence Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Thursday said he would ask help from international networks to determine claims that Filipino Muslim youths were training under jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

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The Peninsula

2014 Magsaysay awardee

Educator Randy Halasan poses beside a bust in Manila, Philippines, yesterday. Halasan is a 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Award recipient for emergent leadership in nurturing Matigsalug tribe to transform their lives through quality education and sustainable livelihood.

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