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3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Why private sector should invest in disaster preparedness

MANILA, Philippines The private sector is being urged to take on a bigger role in helping government prepare for disasters.

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7 hrs ago | Sun-Star

P2-million lost in Oro mall jewelry heist

Robbers held up a jewelry store inside the SM City mall here Tuesday evening carting an estimated P2 million worth of jewelry.

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11 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

CebuPac, Tigerair create biggest network of flights from PH to Asia

Cebu Pacific and Tiger Airways Singapore have now created the biggest network of flights from the Philippines to the Asian region, as the two budget airlines implemented an interline agreement.

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16 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Philippines' Population Expected To Hit 100th Million On July 27

KALIBO, the Philippines, July 22 -- The Philippines' population is expected to reach 100 million on July 27, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sun-Star

Undie leads to identification of charred body

AN UNDERWEAR led to the identification of one of the unnamed bodies that were burned and dumped recently in a barangay bordering Libona town, Bukidnon and Cagayan de Oro.

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ABS-CBN News

BOC misses revenue collection target in June

MANILA, Philippines The Bureau of Customs missed its revenue collection target for June, despite seeing a growth of 17.5 percent compared to the same month last year.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Jessie J receives 4X platinum award

MANILA, Philippines - Award-winning ex-bisexual local singer-songwriter, Jessie J , conquered Manila and performed for all her Filipino Heartbeats fans last July 14 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, singing her hits including Do It Like a Dude, Laserlight, Domino, and ending the night by performing the all-time favorite, Price Tag.

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Manila Bulletin

Pinoys make waves at WCOPA 2014

The Philippines' prized talents, Davao-raised Lloyd Edisonne Judilla Montebon and dance group Xtreme Dancers, took home the top awards at the recent 18th World Championships of Performing Arts held in Hollywood, California, USA.

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Sunherald.com

Philippine leader hit with impeachment complaint

File- In this July 15, 2014 file photo, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, talks to World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim during their meeting at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in suburban Manila, Philippines.

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ABS-CBN News

No need for China OK of Reed Bank project: Gazmin

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said the Philippines does not need China's opinion over the oil exploration at the Reed Bank.

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ABS-CBN News

The most chosen consumer brand in the Philippines is...

MANILA, Philippines A noodle brand has taken the top spot as the country's most chosen consumer brand based on a ranking by Kantar Worldpanel.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Times of Oman

His Majesty's website wins laurels

Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos' personal website, launched on the 38th Renaissance Day, testifies to the pride that Omanis feel while projecting their leader and the nation's achievements in 20 international languages.

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Yahoo!

Bunge sets sail into new grain export era

Global grain trader Bunge will turn its attention to building a supply chain in WA after the historic first shipment of wheat from its new $40 million terminal at Bunbury Port.

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Examiner.com

Road warriors Mercito Gesta & Emmanuel Robles win in San Francisco

In Emmanuel Robles' corner, he has Juan Ramirez of Cutman4Hire, Ernie "Silky" Johnson his trainer and assistant trainer Ernest Johnson, Jr. In Emmanuel Robles' corner, he has Juan Ramirez of Cutman4Hire, Ernie "Silky" Johnson his trainer and assistant trainer Ernest Johnson, Jr. One of the most dangerous propositions for a prizefighter is to take a ... (more)

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Sun-Star

Duterte: - Arrest illegal recruiters'

DAVAO City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte ordered barangay officials on Sunday to closely monitor those recruiting in their areas, as he likened illegal recruiters to drug pushers in his list of most wanted criminals.

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CNN

Wrath of 'Glenda' leaves 94 deaths in Phl

OFFICIALLY out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility as of Sunday morning, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said typhoon "Glenda" left 94 people dead, 317 injured and six missing.

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ABS-CBN News

Catholic devotees told: Medals, scapulars not magic

A priest in Jaro, Iloilo has issued a reminder to Catholic devotees that scapulars and medals have nothing to do with magic.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Asia News Network

Developing the Philippines' El Nido the right way

As more tourists discover the natural wonders the Philippines has to offer, those managing one of the key attractions in the country's so-called last frontier have a conundrum at their hands.

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South China Morning Post

Philippines braces for Tropical Storm Matmo as death toll from Typhoon Rammasun hits 77

A cyclist passes damaged trees and an electricity post brought down by Typhoon Rammasun in Las Pinas city South of Manila, Philippines.

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ABS-CBN News

Filipino brands urged to upgrade amid foreign brand invasion

MANILA, Philippines Local businesses are being urged to step up their game as more foreign brands are expected to enter the Philippine market in the coming years.

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