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1 hr ago | Sun-Star

No public fund spent for Oro's fiesta

JUDGING from the various events held during the fiesta activities last week, the celebration of the feast of Saint Augustine has been considered a huge success.

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4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Yolanda-type typhoons every 2 years feared

Climate change is feared to bring to the Philippines a severe weather disturbance in the magnitude of Supertyhoon Yolanda every two years, according to the latest study released by the Asian Development Bank .

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8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Bombers thwarted at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines

Terrorism seems to strike every country in the world to some extent these days. Thanks to the National Bureau of Investigation and a tip, an attempted bombing of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport was thwarted before dawn on September 1st, 2014.

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8 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Filipino force defied UN commander in Golan crisis

Philippine military chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang answers questions from reporters about the situation of Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, during a press conference at Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, Philippines, on Sunday, August 31, 2014 MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine military said Monday that a ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Flood in Cagayan de Oro

CAGAYAN DE ORO. The volume of water from the higher portion of Barangay Carmen passes through a creek along Zone 8 in Zayas.

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12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Faulty drainage blamed on Oro flooding

A CAGAYAN de Oro City official blamed the city's faulty drainage for causing the massive urban flooding Sunday evening that sent motorists and commuters stranded for more than an hour along the main roads in barangays Carmen, Kauswagan, Bulua and Lapasan.

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15 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Unicef to distribute anti pre-marital sex manuals

THE United Nations International Children Fund will distribute manuals to discourage pre-marital sex to teenagers in Yolanda-hit areas in Visayas.

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19 hrs ago | Nerve News

Indian weddings in Philippines, anyone?

Manila, Sep 1 - How about an exotic Indian wedding on the fine white sand beaches in the Philippines with the ocean waves lapping gently beside? The Philippines is planning to promote its beach resorts as a wedding destination, complete with all arrangements, including visa facilitation for guests, in order to boost tourism from India.

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23 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Silay police chief, aide injured in road accident

THE police chief of Silay City, Negros Occidental and his aide were injured in a road accident at Taytay Pedrosa, Circumferential Road in Barangay Alijis, Bacolod City Sunday morning.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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