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New Customs chief vows to fight corruption with more vigor

MANILA -- Newly installed Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina has vowed to continue the campaign against corruption until it is eliminated in the agency.

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AFP: Chinese ship took aggressive action

MANILA -- A Chinese ship acted aggressively against a Philippine military plane on patrol over waters claimed by Manila in the disputed South China Sea, a military spokesman said Friday.

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Napolcom: Bangsamoro police should be under PNP

THE National Police Commission (Napolcom) agreed Thursday with a panel of the House of Representatives that the proposed Bangsamoro police force should not be a separate entity from the Philippine National Police (PNP).

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Aquino to visit US, Canada, Japan

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III will undertake a state visit to Canada next month, a Palace official said Friday.

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Easterlies continues to bring humid weather on Friday

MANILA -- The public will continue to experience warm and humid weather on Friday due to easterlies that continues to be the dominant weather system affecting the country, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Servi

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Rose scores 34, Bulls hold off Bucks 113-106 in double OT

MILWAUKEE — Derrick Rose scored 34 points, Jimmy Butler added 24 and Chicago beat Milwaukee 113-106 in double overtime Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.

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Indonesia moves Filipino maid facing death to island prison

JAKARTA, Indonesia (Updated) — A Filipino maid facing the death penalty after being convicted of drug trafficking was moved Friday to an island prison in Indonesia where the execution will take place.

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Malaria kills over 1,200 children a day: Unicef

UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Thursday that malaria kills more than 1,200 children a day across the world, despite a 40 percent drop in child deaths from malaria since 2000.

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