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Aquino receives report on BBL from Peace Council

MULTI-sectoral Peace Council submitted Monday its report on the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to President Benigno Aquino III.

Malacañang did not release to the public a copy of the report.

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Quezon City prosecutor axed for asking bribe money

OMBUDSMAN Conchita Carpio Morales ordered Monday the dismissal of a Quezon City prosecutor for violation of ethical standards for public officials.

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DOJ cooperating with Indonesia on Veloso's case

MALACANANG said Monday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has been cooperating with the Indonesian Attorney General's Office to prove the innocence of death row convict Mary Jane Veloso.

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AFP: Usman followers fight over bounty

MANILA -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Monday that terrorist Abdul Basit Usman lost trust in some of his men before he was killed in a clash in Maguindanao on Sunday, May 3.

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Belmonte: Pacquiao is too young to retire from boxing

DO NOT hang up your gloves just yet.

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Aquino names new Comelec chair, 2 commissioners

MANILA -- President Benigno Aquino III has named Andres Bautista, chairman of the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG), as the new head of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), a Palace official said Monday.

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2 coast guard men, village chief abducted

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Updated) -- Six gunmen clad in military uniform abducted a village official and two Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel in Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte, a police official said Monday.

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Dole: More job hunters eye local opportunities

MORE Filipinos opted to find jobs in the country instead of heading overseas, figures from the government-sponsored Labor Day job fairs on May 1 show.

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