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Calabarzon house helpers get pay increase

HOUSEHOLD service workers (HSWs) in Calabarzon are now entitled to more pay after the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) – 4A approved their wage increase.

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DOH chief backs death penalty for drug pushers

NO LESS than the head of the Department of Health (DOH) has expressed support to the plan of incoming president Rodrigo Duterte to revive the death penalty in the country.

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Coast Guard intercepts Chinese 'poachers' anew in Cagayan

MEMBERS of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) have intercepted and arrested anew suspected Chinese poachers in the waters near Camiguin Island in Cagayan province.

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Australia eyes direct Manila-Adelaide flights

MANILA -- An Australian official is eyeing to have direct flights between Manila and Adelaide which will open more opportunities in tourism, education and business for the Philippines and Australia.

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Spielberg to Harvard grads: Be the movie heroes of real life

CAMBRIDGE — In a world full of villains, Harvard University graduates must become the heroes, filmmaker Steven Spielberg told the 2016 class during a commencement address Thursday.

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S. Korean navy fires warning shots to repel N. Korean boats

SEOUL — South Korea's navy on Friday fired warning shots to chase away two North Korean ships after they briefly crossed a disputed western sea boundary, Seoul defense officials said.

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Fire razes 100 houses in Tondo, Manila

A HUNDRED houses were razed in a predawn fire in Tondo, Manila on Friday, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said.

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Obama to become 1st US president to visit Hiroshima on Friday

HIROSHIMA -- United States (US) President Barack Obama is set to visit Hiroshima on Friday, May 27, becoming the first American head of state to do so since the US dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city in August 1945.

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