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Gov't, NDF to work for the declaration of joint truce

THE Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) has agreed to extend "indefinitely" its unilateral ceasefire and to work for a joint declaration of truce with the Philippine government within 60 day

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Pangasinan Board rallies behind Espino, et al

THE Provincial Board (PB) rallied behind former Pangasinan governor Amado Espino Jr., now representative of the province's fifth district, Board Member Raul Sison, and former provincial administrator Rafael Baraan whose names were included in the

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Honasan, ex-gov't officials under Ombudsman probe

THE Office of the Ombudsman said Friday that some incumbent and former government officials are under probe over a P220 million fund mess.

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11 Abu Sayyafs killed, 17 soldiers wounded in Sulu clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Eleven Abu Sayyaf bandits, including a sub-leader, were killed and 17 soldiers were wounded as firefight ensued while focused military operations continue in the province of Sulu, a top military official said Friday.

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Sereno rejects criticism on 'excessive' TRO vs state projects

SUPREME Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has debunked the allegations of President Rodrigo Duterte that the courts have been issuing too many restraining orders against infrastructure projects.

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18 Taiwanese, 7 Chinese indicted over illegal drugs

KALIBO, Aklan -- The 18 Taiwanese and seven Chinese nationals who were recently arrested in a villa in Boracay had been indicted for visiting a drug den.

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Mindanao seen as emerging economic hub in Asean

WITH the shift in the pattern of world trade and investment destinations to Asian countries, the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) sees Mindanao’s strategic position as an advantage to become the next hub in Southeast Asia.

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Auto, technology industries clash over talking cars

WASHINGTON — Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams, automakers a

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