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2 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Killing of environmental activists rises globally

In this file photo taken, Feb. 6, 2012, and released by The Cambodian Center for Human Rights , Cambodian environmental activist Chut Wutty, left, stands next to a log in a jungle in Kampong Thom province north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Canada.com

Justin Bieber's Toronto court hearing comes and goes without Canadian singer or any of his fans

Justin Bieber arrives as he visits typhoon affected people in San Jose Elementary School on December 10, 2013 in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines.

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Suria

Thousands of candles form Philippine map...

Hundreds of people lined up in a dark, muddy field to form a giant map of the Philippines on Monday, in a bid to set a new world record for the largest flaming image using candles.

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CNN

Philippines to probe mining companies

A Philippine lawmaker on Monday said he filed a measure seeking a congressional inquiry into the recurring environmental problems involving foreign and local mining companies in the country.

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ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific adds flights to Hong Kong, Hanoi

MANILA, Philippines Gokongwei-owned Cebu Pacific Air has increased its weekly flights between Manila and Hong Kong to accommodate demand for the summer season.

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ABS-CBN News

Man takes 6-yr-old daughter hostage for 11 hours

A 6-year-old girl was rescued by authorities in Cabagan, Isabela 11 hours after she was taken hostage by her own father.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

MindaNews

Catholic bishops, educators vow to strengthen peacebuilding efforts in Mindanao

Catholic bishops and educators vowed to strengthen the role of the Catholic Church "in the promotion of lasting peace in Mindanao" as they welcomed the March 27 signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front both as a source of optimism and as a "greater challenge to ... (more)

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ABS-CBN News

Accused in Vhong case attempts to leave PH

MANILA One of the men accused of beating actor Vhong Navarro last January 22 attempted to leave the Philippines early Monday.

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The Star Online

Philippine fishermen demand bounty for crocodile

DAVAO, Philippines: Fishermen in the southern Philippines are demanding a reward for a crocodile they said they caught accidentally, but officials insisted Sunday they would not pay for the reptile.

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MindaNews

New book on "Bangsamoro" now off the press

The two-volume "Bangsamoro: Documents and Materials" published by the Ateneo de Davao University in partnership with MindaNews, is now off the press, the first book on the Bangsamoro peace process published after the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro on March 27. "Bangsamoro: Documents and Materials" is a compilation of ... (more)

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Yahoo!

Abu Sayyaf extremist killed in new Philippines clashes

A Muslim extremist has been killed in fighting between soldiers and Abu Sayyaf rebels in the southern Philippines, a day after 12 people died in a similar shootout, the military said Sunday.

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National Public Radio

'Running Priest' In Philippines Campaigns For Poor

As the band of protesters approached a red stoplight, a cry went up from the priest leading them: "Run! Run! Run!" The Rev.

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The Washington Post

'Running priest' in Philippines campaigns for poor

In this Feb. 20, 2014 photo, Roman Catholic priest Father Robert Reyes jogs with supporters during a protest against the demolition of an informal settlers community that will pave the way for the construction of shopping malls in Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

'Running priest' in Philippines campaigns for poor

In this Feb. 20, 2014 photo, Roman Catholic priest Father Robert Reyes jogs with supporters during a protest against the demolition of an informal settlers community that will pave the way for the construction of shopping malls in Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

ABS-CBN News

7 dead in 5-vehicle collision in Davao City

MANILA, Philippines Seven people died while 16 others were injured in a five-vehicle collision in Diversion Road, Barangay Ma-a, Davao City on Saturday night.

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