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Binay 'kidding' for alleging that Palace behind efforts to impeach him

MALACAÑANG laughed off Tuesday the accusation of Vice President Jejomar Binay that the administration was behind the efforts to impeach him.

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PH rejects anew call for bilateral solution to sea row

MALACAÑANG remained firm not to negotiate with China bilaterally as far as the territorial row in the West Philippine Sea is concerned.

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Binay snubs 'last chance' to attend Senate hearing

VICE President Jejomar Binay once again snubbed the invitation of the Senate blue ribbon sub-committee to shed light on the corruption allegations against him.

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11 injured in grenade blast

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Eleven bystanders, including two children, were injured in a grenade throwing incident perpetrated by suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Sulu, a military official said Tuesday.

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UN: MDGs reached, but more needs to be done

ALTHOUGH there were "profound achievements" in reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations said late Monday in its final report that lessons learned must be harnessed to usher these goals into a new era.

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'Egay' exits PAR; 'Falcon' may enter country July 7

MANILA -- Tropical Storm Egay (Lanfi) left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) early Tuesday, but another cyclone is expected to enter the country's territory today, July 7, the state weather bureau said.

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Doctors favor travel ban vs MERS-CoV but...

SOME doctors favor a temporary ban on the entry of foreigners from countries where there is widespread transmission of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) although they know it is not feasible.

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Comelec urged to drop hybrid poll option, go for full automation

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) must junk the option to use a combination of manual and computerized elections in 2016, Senator Francis Escudero said Tuesday.

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