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LEADING independent oil company Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. will continue to embark on massive expansion this year, eyeing more areas that are not served by big players in the industry.
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Finally we got rid in our city of a political kingpin and a notorious vote-buyer. I myself could not cast my vote in the elections because I am still considered to be a foreigner despite my having worked in the Philippines for over 50 years for the welfare of our nation.
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Former Mayor Simplicio Rosario came back to lead the town of Binmaley anew after roundly beating his former conqueror, outgoing Mayor Lorenzo Cerezo in Binmaley.
TWO members of the New People's Army were killed in an encounter with the soldiers Friday afternoon in the mountainous area in Barangay Cabugo village in Claver, Surigao del Norte, the military said.
Jeffry Leanu Perez, age 81, passed away Sunday evening, May 12, 2013. Jeffry was born September 23, 1931, in Cebu, Philippines.
THE Philippines' largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific announced it will begin direct flights from Manila to Phuket, Thailand, starting August 16, 2013.
SOME P55,000 worth of valuables were taken in two separate robbery incidents in Davao City on Friday and Saturday morning.
MANILA, Philippines An estimated P250 million worth of property was damaged in the fire that hit Divisoria Mall in Binondo, Manila, authorities said.
A POLICE officer died after five men repeatedly shot him near an illegal cockfight arena in Barangay Looc, Danao City late yesterday afternoon.
Taiwanese Ministry of Justice director for International and Cross-Straits Legal Affairs Chen Wen-chi, displays a letter during a news conference inside the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Makati city, south of Manila, Philippines, 18 May 2013.
COMPOSTELA VALLEY, Philippines An 83-year-old village chief now fears for his life as tension gripped yesterday's special election in four polling precincts in Barangay Gabi, Compostela town, Compostela Valley.
The National Disaster Management Office under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Lao People's Democratic Republic held a workshop on ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response here on May 13-14. The AADMER was signed by 10 ASEAN countries in 2005 and was ratified and implemented since 2009.
Former governor Benigno R. Fitial is currently recuperating from gall bladder surgery at St.
Neela Debnath is a member of the Independent's Online editorial team. She has an MA in Journalism from Brunel University.
Children attend classes inside a tent in an evacuation centre in Banganga town more than one month after Typhoon Bopha hit Davao Oriental in southern Philippines, January 16, 2013.