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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

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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Binay leads UNA Visayas-wide launching in Cebu

VICE President Jejomar Binay led Friday the launching of the Visayas-wide campaign of his opposition party, United Nationalist Alliance (UNA), in Cebu City but still without a clear running mate.

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