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2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

300 families lose homes to QC fire

MANILA, Philippines Around 300 families lost their homes due to a fire that hit a residential area in Barangay Tatalon, Quezon City early Thursday.

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6 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

In this Wednesday, April 16, 2014, file photo, passengers walk past the medical quarantine area showing information sheets for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila.

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10 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Man found dead inside SUV in Makati

MANILA, Philippines A 58-year-old Chinese man was found dead inside a sports utility vehicle parked along Barangay Pinagkaisihan, Makati Thursday.

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14 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Historical churches to visit for Visita Iglesia

Holy Week is not only a time for reflection and forgiveness. For most Catholics, visiting different churches in various parts of the country is also a big part of the Holy Week celebrations.

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16 hrs ago | KDWN

Filipino positive for MERS virus home from UAE

A Filipino health worker who tested positive for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus has arrived home from the United Arab Emirates, Philippine officials said Wednesday.

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16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

How clothing brand is making worship a lifestyle

MANILA, Philippines Making worship a lifestyle is the advocacy of Worship Generation, a Christian merchandise brand that sells clothes and accessories.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Real progress unlikely in Philippines if oligarchies not dismantled, says German think tank

The Philippines remains a fragile democracy despite the Aquino administration's gains that have not been enough to make up for "nearly a decade of regression" during the previous administration.

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Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippines revises dev''t plan, sets higher infra spending

With just two years to go before its term ends, Philippine President Aquino's administration plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to make economic growth inclusive and lift millions out of poverty.

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Emirates News Agency

U.A.E.'s Red Crescent visits Typhoon Haiyan-hit areas

WAM MANILA, April 16th 2014 -- A delegation from U.A.E.'s humanitarian major Red Crescent Authority today met with Philippine Red Cross Chairman and CEO Richard Gordon in Tacloban City which last year bore the brunt of Typhoon Haiyan along with Leyte province and Palau.

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CNews

Five major ship disasters from the last two years

An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island taken from an Italian navy helicopter August 26, 2013.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-...

Missionaries Return to Typhoon-Struck Philippines

Elder Kyle Marlin of Star, Idaho, weathered Typhoon Haiyan in his apartment in Guiuan-a city on the far southeastern tip of Samar Island where the massive storm made landfall November 8. He's one of the missionaries Latter-day Saints across the globe prayed for after the storm struck, one of the missionaries leaders worried about.

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Sun-Star

PIHABF gears up for 19th balloon fest

The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta , also known as "A Weekend of Everything that Flies," is gearing up for its 19th staging of the established aviation event on February 12 to 15, 2015 at the Philippine Air Force ADAC Hangar in Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga.

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Sun-Star

Tesda allocates P91.3-M for calamity rehab

THE Technical Education and Skills Development Authority in Western Visayas has allocated P91.3 million for emergency response, rehabilitation and recovery for 7,510 beneficiaries in 2014.

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Sun-Star

1 killed, 15 wounded in airport road crash

A COLLISION between a Nissan Urvan and a public utility jeepney at an intersection of Bacolod-Silay Airport Access Road in Barangay Efigenio Lizares, Talisay City Tuesday morning claimed the life of a passenger and injured 15 others, police said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Globe and Mail

Five dead, 15 injured in bus crash at start of Easter week break in Philippines

Police and rescuers inspect a passenger bus after it rammed into a cargo truck early Wednesday, April 16, 2014 along a highway at Libmanan township, Camarines Sur province, south of Manila, Philippines.

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PR-inside.com

Philippines tourism market: Airports facing major choked capacity issues

Tourism flourished, with a significant increase in domestic and international tourist volumes, primarily due to the Department of Tourisms continuous efforts to promote the Philippines as a key tourist destination in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Sun-Star

Firefighter battles blaze

CAGAYAN DE ORO. A fire fighter tries to breathe from the thick smoke while asking for more water pressure during a fire that swept through 16 houses at Barangay 22, Corrales street in Cagayan de Oro City, Tuesday morning, April 15, 2014.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Lunar eclipse visible overnight

An annular solar eclipse is visible from Machida, on the outskirts of Tokyo, Monday, May 21, 2012.

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ABS-CBN News

LOOK: Candles form PH map in 'new record'

A Filipino volunteer lights candles during the "Light of Peace in the Philippines" event in Oton, Iloilo.

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ABS-CBN News

1 dead, 5 hurt in QC drag race shooting

MANILA One died and five others were wounded in a shooting incident following a drag racing event in Quezon City before dawn on Tuesday.

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