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53 min ago | Sun-Star

Water utility worker accused of rape now free

THE rape case filed against an employee of the Cagayan de Oro Water District , known for exposing alleged anomalies committed by officials of the said utility, was finally dismissed by the court.

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3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

PSALM assets seizure seen to worsen power woes

MANILA, Philippines The power crisis could come earlier if the sheriff's office succeeds in garnishing the properties, collectibles and assets of the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. after retrenched employees of Napocor won a P60 billion lawsuit at the Supreme Court.

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8 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

3 Aquino impeach raps sufficient in form, according to House body

SAN ANTONIO, Philippines U.S. Marines assigned 1st Battalion 8th Marine Regiment, Bravo Company, conduct a joint amphibious landing exercises with Philippine marines during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Philippines 2014.

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10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

LPA exits Philippines

The low pressure area lingering inside the Philippines for less than a week exited on Wednesday morning, the state weather bureau reported.

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12 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Philippines arrests suspect in deadly Malaysian raid

MANILA: Philippine police said Wednesday they had arrested a Filipino Islamic militant suspected of taking part in at least one deadly kidnapping raid on a Malaysian diving resort island.

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12 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

PMFTC questions anew Mighty's tax payments

MANILA, Philippines Lucio Tan-owned Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Inc. again raised questions on the tax declarations of its rival Mighty Corporation, a Bulacan-based cigarette manufacturer.

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12 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Nacionalista's Remulla becomes VP Binay's spox

MANILA Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla of the Nacionalista Party is now the spokesperson for political affairs of Vice President Jejomar Binay.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

MindaNews

Murad: "what's happening here is different from the Middle East"

CAMP DARAPANAN, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao - Mindanao and the Middle East should not be compared because the situations in these areas are different, Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front said amid claims by a former Philippine president that 100 Filipino Muslims are undergoing training in Iraq with the extremist Islamic ... (more)

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ABS-CBN News

Finance Secretary Purisima does ice bucket challenge

MANILA, Philippines - Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima gamely accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge, which he says is for a "good cause."

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The Asian Pacific Post

Crackdown on foreign affairs

For non-Filipino men, marrying a Filipina may be about to get tougher. If you're a foreigner planning on tying the knot with a Filipina sweetheart, you will soon need to prove your capacity to support your bride - if Philippine Congress gets its way.

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MindaNews

Sparks in the Sky

Hundreds of people watch the annual Pyro Festival as part of the Higalaay Kagay-an Festival events outside the SM City Mall in Cagayan de Oro City, Sunday evening .

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ABS-CBN News

Finding hope in these modern day Filipino heroes

August is traditionally known in some circles as the "ghost month" where people are advised against starting businesses, buying property and doing things that involve high risks.

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Stuff.co.nz

Asia's most overlooked paradise

With 7107 islands and a feast of screensaver-perfect backdrops - from dreamy tropical beaches and smouldering volcanoes to mesmerising rice terraces and crumbling Spanish relics - the Philippines is one of south-east Asia's most exotic getaways.

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Weekend Balita

Tour with ambassadors scores well with Fil-Am vistors

Fil-Ams partake of lechon served during lunch for the 9th ACGTDT participants. Lunch was hosted by the Municipal Governor of Nasugbu, Batangas and the Department of Tourism -Southern Tagalog Regional Office last month.

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ABS-CBN News

PH checks claims Pinoys joining jihadists

"CSAFP Gen Gregoria Pio Catapang Jr has already directed the troops on the ground in Mindanao and Davao City to include our intelligence committee to look into this," he said.

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ABS-CBN News

Introducing New San Jose Builders' Victoria de Manila 2

MANILA, Philippines More than a city, Manila is a breathing and living entity that has the power to captivate both its long-time residents and passersby.

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Pinoy with ALS honored at group ice bucket challenge

The group of 26 family members and nurses all came to support 68-year-old Filipino Rogelio Kang who was diagnosed in 2011 with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as ALS.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Coatings World

Riley Supplies Pre-Owned Powder Coating Plant to Philippines Curtain Rail Manufacturer\n\n

Drapery Hardware Inc is based in Cavite, Philippines. The company is a manufacturer and importer of curtain rails and accessories, dealing in domestic products as well as heavy duty tracks for stages, auditoriums, sky lights and motorised curtains and blinds.

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Class supensions for Tuesday, Aug. 26

The University of Santo Tomas and University of the East suspended classes in all levels Tuesday due to rains.

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Bangkok Post

Filipinos Muslims said training with ISIS

The Philippine military said Monday it was checking reports that some Filipino Muslims were training with Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.

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