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TWO members of the New People's Army were killed in an encounter with the soldiers Friday afternoon in the mountainous area in Barangay Cabugo village in Claver, Surigao del Norte, the military said.
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Jeffry Leanu Perez, age 81, passed away Sunday evening, May 12, 2013. Jeffry was born September 23, 1931, in Cebu, Philippines.
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THE Philippines' largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific announced it will begin direct flights from Manila to Phuket, Thailand, starting August 16, 2013.
16 hrs ago | Sun-Star
SOME P55,000 worth of valuables were taken in two separate robbery incidents in Davao City on Friday and Saturday morning.
20 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News
MANILA, Philippines An estimated P250 million worth of property was damaged in the fire that hit Divisoria Mall in Binondo, Manila, authorities said.
22 hrs ago | Sun-Star
A POLICE officer died after five men repeatedly shot him near an illegal cockfight arena in Barangay Looc, Danao City late yesterday afternoon.
Yesterday | The Peninsula
Taiwanese Ministry of Justice director for International and Cross-Straits Legal Affairs Chen Wen-chi, displays a letter during a news conference inside the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Makati city, south of Manila, Philippines, 18 May 2013.
COMPOSTELA VALLEY, Philippines An 83-year-old village chief now fears for his life as tension gripped yesterday's special election in four polling precincts in Barangay Gabi, Compostela town, Compostela Valley.
The National Disaster Management Office under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Lao People's Democratic Republic held a workshop on ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response here on May 13-14. The AADMER was signed by 10 ASEAN countries in 2005 and was ratified and implemented since 2009.
Former governor Benigno R. Fitial is currently recuperating from gall bladder surgery at St.
Neela Debnath is a member of the Independent's Online editorial team. She has an MA in Journalism from Brunel University.
Children attend classes inside a tent in an evacuation centre in Banganga town more than one month after Typhoon Bopha hit Davao Oriental in southern Philippines, January 16, 2013.
EXPECT cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms in Cagayan Valley the regions of Ilocos and Cordillera, MIMAROPA, Western Visayas and the Zamboanga Peninsula Friday due to a diffused tail-end of a cold front, the state weather bureau said.
MANILA, Philippines - What do you do when two candidates running for mayor in the Philippines get exactly the same number of votes? You get them to toss a coin.
Incumbent Mayor Michael Farinas and Association of Barangay Councils president Chevylle Farinas on Thursday proved they are the couple to beat as they were proclaimed mayor and vice mayor respectively.
MANILA, Philippines - Saudi Arabia has released the guidelines for irregular workers to correct their status or leave the country without obtaining a "No Objection Certificate." The Department of Foreign Affairs urged yesterday overseas Filipino workers with status problems in Saudi Arabia to correct their residency and labor status.