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Talamban fire kills 2 children

AT LEAST two children were killed in a fire that hit Sunny Hills in Barangay Talamban, Cebu City, past noon Wednesday, September 28.

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De Lima challenges Duterte to arrest her

"ARE you real men? You are cowards. You are fools and liars. Are these the bunch of officials we have now."

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Over 4,000 participate in Central Visayas quake drill

CEBU CITY -- More than 4,000 pupils and teachers from Lahug Elementary School participated in the third quarter nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill, which was spearheaded by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Central Visayas.

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Buri tree falls, hits 8-year-old girl

AN EIGHT-year-old girl was in critical condition after she was hit by a buri tree that fell on her family's house in the mountain village of Usmad, Argao, last Tuesday night (September 27).

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Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93

JERUSALEM — Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, died early

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2 Abu Sayyafs die in Sulu clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Two Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed while two others, including a soldier, were wounded as firefight ensued anew in the hinterlands of Sulu, a military official said Wednesday, September 28.

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Philippines slips in global competitiveness report

MANILA-- The slip in the Philippines' ranking in the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2016-2017 of the World Economic Forum (WEF) has been "disappointing" in spite of efforts to improve competitiveness, an official of the National Competitivenes

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High-profile inmate killed, 3 others hurt in Bilibid stabbing incident

MANILA (Updated) -- A high-profile inmate was killed, while three others, including Jaybee Sebastian and Peter Co, were wounded in a stabbing incident in the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City Wednesday morning.

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