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2 hrs ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

SSS offers calamity package to Glenda-hit members

MANILA, Philippines The Social Security System is offering a calamity relief package to all its qualified members living in specified areas hit by Typhoon Glenda.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sun-Star

Aquino's 5th Sona live on Sun.Star

President Benigno Aquino III will once again deliver his State of the Nation Address , and Sun.Star, at www.sunstar.com.ph , is not missing any action, as the website will air live the President's report about the country's state starting 4 p.m. Monday.

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ABS-CBN News

What will Lyca do with her 'Voice Kids' prizes

MANILA Lyca Gairanod, the first-ever grand champion of "The Voice Kids," could not contain her emotions as she thanked all those who voted for her on the hit talent show.

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ABS-CBN News

San Miguel, Lucio Tan in talks over PAL stakes

MANILA, Philippines San Miguel Corp. on Monday confirmed that it is in talks with the Lucio Tan group in relation to ownership of flag carrier Philippine Airlines .

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ABS-CBN News

Villar-led Vista Land allots P50-billion for Vista City

Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc., the country's largest homebuilder, has earmarked P50 billion to create the biggest masterplanned community in southern Metro Manila.

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MindaNews

In Davao City, protests greet PNoy's SONA

Militant groups here will mount simultaneous protest actions and a "SONA sa Katawhan" on Monday, hours before President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives in Quezon City.

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Sun-Star

Should Cocpo chief Mijares resign?

FEW days since the month of July started, the chief of the Cagayan de Oro Police Office is poised to reduce the criminalities in the city after he was challenged by the chairperson of the city council's committee on police, fire and public safety, councilor Ramon Tabor.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Economic growth, unemployment set to be top agenda for Aquino

Economic growth and tackling unemployment are set to be top of the agenda for Philippine President Benigno Aquino when he delivers his fifth state of the nation address on Monday .

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The Charlotte Observer

Philippines welcomes its 100 millionth citizen

MANILA, Philippines Philippine officials have welcomed the birth of their country's 100 millionth citizen with a cake, hope and worries about how their poor Southeast Asian nation can help ensure a decent life for its swelling population.

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Pacific Daily News

Cultural group wows Guam: Guimbal dance troupe performs in Tumon and at Liberation Day Parade

The visiting Guimbal Performing Arts and Cultural Group put on a high-impact show at the Holiday Resort & Spa Guam on July 20, in front of a diverse audience consisting of local dignitaries, over 30 visiting Philippine government officials, including Congresswoman Sharon Garin, of Iloilo, and Guimbal Mayor Christine Garin as well as local ... (more)

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ABS-CBN News

Traffic builds up in NLEX amid INC celebration

MANILA, Philippines Traffic is building up at the North Luzon Expressway anew as members of Iglesia ni Cristo begin their trip home following their 100th anniversary celebrations in Ciudad de Victoria in Bocaue, Bulacan.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

ABS-CBN News

How OFWs can come back to Philippines for good

That is something the whole economy must applaud, but then at some point, the OFW must face his own economic mortality and ask: "Until when am I going to be a hero for everyone and start being a hero for myself?" Imelda Dagus started working in Yemen right after college as a flight attendant.

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Sun-Star

Lagbas family still grieves, hopes justice to reign soon

IT HAS been a year since her husband died from the blast that killed eight, scarred more than 40 and traumatized the Kagay-anons.

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Sun-Star

Be a maniac to sweeter and healthier desserts

Well, there's no need to worry because Cagayan de Oro has something to counter the heat that never left.

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Sun-Star

Army denies 9 soldiers killed in clash with...

THE military has denied the claim of the New People's Army that nine soldiers died and two were wounded in an armed clash at Sitio Trucat, Barangay Cawayan in Quezon town, Bukidnon Thursday afternoon, July 24. Captain Ernest Carolina, the army's 10th Infantry Division spokesperson, confirmed to Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro Friday afternoon that only ... (more)

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MindaNews

Justice Delayed

Religious leaders led by Archbishop Antonio Ledesma offer prayers to the eight persons who died in the July 26, 2013 bombing at Kyla's Bistro along the Ketkai Rosario Arcade in Cagayan de Oro City .

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