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House approves P3-T budget for 2016

AFTER being certified as urgent by Malacañang, the House of Representatives on Friday evening approved on third and final reading the proposed P3.002-trillion budget for 2016.

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Aquino accepts MMDA chief's resignation

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has thanked Metro Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino for his service to the government as he accepted his resignation.

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Ombudsman orders dismissal of Junjun Binay

(Updated) OMBUDSMAN Conchita Carpio Morales ordered Friday the dismissal from service and perpetual disqualification from holding public office of suspended Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr.

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Bautista won't run for senator

QUEZON City Mayor Herbert Bautista has decided not to join in next year's senatorial race.

In an interview with the ABS-CBN News Channel, Bautista said Friday he will seek a third and final term as mayor.

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Chinese fugitive arrested in Pasay

THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) is set to deport a Chinese fugitive for alleged involvement in economic crimes.

Zhang Dongman, 51, was arrested at a domestic airport in Pasay City around 10:30 a.m. Friday.

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5 suspected carnappers killed in Quezon City shootout

FIVE alleged car thieves were gunned down on Friday following a shootout with policemen in Quezon City.

Quezon City Police District Anti-Carnapping Group (QCPD-ANCAR) chief Richard Ang said a taxi was reported stolen at 6:55 a.m.

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10 inmates die in Leyte prison fire

MANILA (Updated) -- A fire that razed a dormitory at a maximum-security prison killed 10 inmates in Abuyog town in Leyte province, officials said Friday.

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