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3 hrs ago | Sun-Star

BJMP admits PH jails, including those in...

FAILING to address congestion in jails is a violation of some rights of criminals and crime suspects awaiting trial, according to a Commission on Human Rights 7 official.

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7 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Drowned teen found in river

SHAKY FOUNDATIONS. A landslide leaves these houses in Camp 4, Talisay City at risk.

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11 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Philippines, Singapore keen to expand bilateral trade

THE Philippines and Singapore intend to pursue projects that aim at expanding their bilateral investments and promoting increased awareness on opportunities.

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15 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Gastronomic romance

A gloomy Tuesday reeled off outside the windowpanes as water gushed out from the sky in a huge downpour.

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19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Mission to cook 50 Filipino meals in 50 states comes to Anchorage

Her goal is twofold: to spotlight Filipino cuisine and culture throughout the United States and to raise money for schools in the Philippines that were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan almost a year ago.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippines to tap - international networks' to find Filipinos in ISIS

Philippine Defence Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Thursday said he would ask help from international networks to determine claims that Filipino Muslim youths were training under jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

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The Peninsula

2014 Magsaysay awardee

Educator Randy Halasan poses beside a bust in Manila, Philippines, yesterday. Halasan is a 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Award recipient for emergent leadership in nurturing Matigsalug tribe to transform their lives through quality education and sustainable livelihood.

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Sun-Star

Fluvial parade for St. Augustine

CAGAYAN DE ORO. A boat carrying the image of Saint Augustine cruises along Cagayan de Oro River as residents of Ilaya in Barangay Carmen watch the fluvial procession amid the heat of the sun.

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Gazmin: Military, police planning Misuari arrest

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said Moro National Liberation Front founding chairman Nur Misuari is now "constricted" in an area in Jolo, Sulu.

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ABS-CBN News

Trans-Asia to open Batangas coal plant in Q4

MANILA, Philippines Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp. said it expects to start operations of the first unit of its coal-fired power plant in Batangas by the end of the year in time for the expected power shortage in the summer of 2015.

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Sun-Star

Rainy Thursday due to LPA east of Mindanao

A cloud cluster in east of Mindanao has intensified into a low pressure area , bringing moderate rains in most parts of the country, the state weather bureau reported Thursday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sun-Star

IPs want to be co-owner of JRMP II

MORE than 1,000 indigenous people in three villages of Calinog, Iloilo have said they want to be co-owner of the Jalaur River Multi-purpose Project .

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DBM OKs funding for Cebu bus transit

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Budget and Management has approved the funding strategy for the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit project.

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Water utility worker accused of rape now free

THE rape case filed against an employee of the Cagayan de Oro Water District , known for exposing alleged anomalies committed by officials of the said utility, was finally dismissed by the court.

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ABS-CBN News

PSALM assets seizure seen to worsen power woes

MANILA, Philippines The power crisis could come earlier if the sheriff's office succeeds in garnishing the properties, collectibles and assets of the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. after retrenched employees of Napocor won a P60 billion lawsuit at the Supreme Court.

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Weekend Balita

3 Aquino impeach raps sufficient in form, according to House body

SAN ANTONIO, Philippines U.S. Marines assigned 1st Battalion 8th Marine Regiment, Bravo Company, conduct a joint amphibious landing exercises with Philippine marines during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Philippines 2014.

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LPA exits Philippines

The low pressure area lingering inside the Philippines for less than a week exited on Wednesday morning, the state weather bureau reported.

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The Peninsula

Philippines arrests suspect in deadly Malaysian raid

MANILA: Philippine police said Wednesday they had arrested a Filipino Islamic militant suspected of taking part in at least one deadly kidnapping raid on a Malaysian diving resort island.

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PMFTC questions anew Mighty's tax payments

MANILA, Philippines Lucio Tan-owned Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Inc. again raised questions on the tax declarations of its rival Mighty Corporation, a Bulacan-based cigarette manufacturer.

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Nacionalista's Remulla becomes VP Binay's spox

MANILA Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla of the Nacionalista Party is now the spokesperson for political affairs of Vice President Jejomar Binay.

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