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3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Doctor killed in Cavite; robbery eyed

MANILA A doctor was found dead in Cavite on Monday, and investigators are considering robbery as the motive behind the killing.

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7 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Cirtek unit buys tech manufacturer

MANILA, Philippines A unit of semiconductor manufacturer Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. is acquiring tech products manufacturer REMEC Broadband Wireless International, Inc. .

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11 hrs ago | SFGate

Body of child stowaway in US cargo plane

A file photo of a C-130 aircraft on static display at the front gate of Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville, Ark..

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15 hrs ago | Weekend Balita

Aquino justifies DAP, says it netted a thousand jobs

President Benigno Aquino managed to weave in justification for the discredited Disbursement Acceleration Program early into his fifth and penultimate State of the Nation Address on Monday.

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19 hrs ago | Fox News

Communist rebels in Philippines free 4 police officers seized in attack on station 3 weeks ago

Communist guerrillas on Tuesday freed four police officers they abducted from a police station in the southern Philippines three weeks ago, the military said.

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21 hrs ago | The Star Online

Expert: Kons Zakiah will not believe he's a hostage

JOLO: Kidnapped marine policeman Zakiah Aleip will not believe that he is a hostage.

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Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

'PH economy likely grew at faster pace in Q2'

MANILA, Philippines The Philippine economy is seen to have grown at a faster pace in the second quarter, on the back of robust public spending, an official from the Department of Finance said.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Three killed in Davao del Sur blaze

Noriza Hilay and her son, 2-year-old Paulo, died after they were trapped inside their burning house in Sitio Talisay in Barangay Coronon.

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SFGate

Abu Sayyaf gunmen kill 21 Filipinos in road attack

JULY 28: Protestors barricade themselves against water cannon spray during President Benigno Aquino's annual State of the Nation Address on July 28, 2014 in Manila, Philippines.

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Star Tribune

21 dead in Philippine rebel fire

Elsewhere in the Philippines: Northeast of Manila, protesters burned an effigy of President Benigno Aquino III during a rally Monday.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Weathering the storm

Nenita Yap lost 10 members of her family during Typhoon Haiyan last November in The Philippines.

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Defence Industry Daily

C-130s for the Philippines

The Philippine Air Force has devolved in many ways since the 1980s, but China's ongoing pressure is finally focusing high-level attention on the need to rebuild it.

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TurkishPress.com

Death toll rises to 21 in southern Philippines ambush

The beginning of the Islamic holiday of Eid was shattered by violence early Monday when 21 civilians were killed in an ambush by al-Qaeda-linked militants in the Philippines Muslim south.

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ABS-CBN News

4 suspected Abu Sayyaf terrorists captured near Zamboanga

Security forces have captured four members of the Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group in the southern Philippines, including one accused of the 2002 kidnapping of Christian missionaries who were later beheaded, police said Monday.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Philippine leader: Not even a bomb can stop reform

A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential... A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town ... (more)

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Ex-Pancake House owner goes into sugar milling

MANILA, Philippines The group of former Pancake House Inc. owner Martin Lorenzo and businessman Fernando Cojuangco is buying shares of sugar milling firm Central Azucarera de Tarlac Inc. .

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USA Today

Filipino extremists kill at least 18 villagers

Abu Sayyaf gunmen killed at least 18 villagers, including women and children, in a road attack Monday as the civilians traveled in two vans to visit relatives and celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in the southern Philippines, military officials said.

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ABS-CBN News

Meralco H1 income flat at P9.6-B

MANILA, Philippines Manila Electric Co. posted flat net income for the first half of 2014 of P9.6 billion, only 2 percent higher compared to the net income reported in the same period last year.

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Newindpress

16 Killed in Philippines in Islamist Militants' Attack

MANILA: At least 16 people were killed and 13 injured Monday in an ambush staged by members of the militants group Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines, an official said.

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The Daily Star

Sixteen dead in Philippine militant ambush: military

MANILA: Sixteen people, including children, were killed when Islamic militants opened fire on two vehicles in a remote southern Philippine town Monday, the military said.

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