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42 min 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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1 hr 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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3 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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MindaNews

Cagayan de Oro Fire

A volunteer fire fighter puts on more water towards houses hit by a fire in Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City Monday afternoon .

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Sun-Star

Lanao Sur town residents oppose Bangsamoro inclusion

WAO, Lanao del Sur - An estimated 20,000 non-Muslim residents of Wao town in Lanao del Sur opposed the inclusion of their municipality to the Bangsamoro Juridical Entity once the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro becomes a law.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sun-Star

5 Negrense OFWs quarantined

FIVE Negrenses, who were among those who boarded the Etihad Airlines flight EY 0424 from the United Arab Emirates last week, are being quarantined in government hospitals in the cities of Bacolod and Cadiz.

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Illinoisreview

Office Max / Office Depot merger moving jobs out of the country

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Sun-Star

Flames kill 1, gut 30 houses

A fire swept through a crowded neighborhood and lasted for four hours in Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City during Easter Sunday, killing an elderly man while wounding three others.

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Sun-Star

San Simon bags 4 top awards

Once again the Municipality of San Simon bested other towns in Pampanga and Central Luzon, bagging four of the top awards in the implementation of the Streamlining Program in the issuance of Mayor's Permit during Monday's 8th Recognition of Outstanding Central Luzon Local Government Units.

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CBS News

Why are Americans obsessed with Flight 370?

A school utility worker mops a mural depicting the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, at the Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino High School campus at Makati city east of Manila, Philippines,April 8, 2014.

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CNN

Phl mayor killed over mining issue?

MAYOR Carlito Pentecostes of Gonzaga, Cagayan in Northern Philippines died on the spot in a daylight ambush staged by three men in camouflaged uniform while attending a flag-raising ceremony in front of the town hall Monday morning.

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