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Tacloban airport operation suspended until Thursday

THE Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) temporarily closed Wednesday the Tacloban airport, affecting hundreds of passengers.

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Inflation further eases to 0.8% in July

THE inflation rate reached 0.8 percent in July, the new lowest level in 20 years, owing to slower price adjustments in food, energy and oil products, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said Wednesday.

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14 luxury cars seized in Batangas port

AT LEAST 14 luxury vehicles were seized in the Port of Batangas after being found grossly undervalued, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) said Wednesday.

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Roxas asked Poe to be his running mate before Aquino’s endorsement

LOCAL Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II, presidential candidate of the ruling Liberal Party, said Wednesday that he invited Senator Grace Poe to be his running mate in the 2016 elections.

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20 arrested in Caloocan drug raid

TWENTY individuals were arrested on Wednesday dawn after authorities led by the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) raided suspected drug dens in Barangay Tala, Caloocan City.

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Estrada brought to private hospital for medical tests

DETAINED Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada was brought Wednesday to the Cardinal Santos Medical Center in San Juan City where he will undergo a series of medical examinations on his heart and gastrointestinal tract.

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8th typhoon in 2015 enters PAR, named 'Hanna'

THE typhoon east of extreme northern Luzon has entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) Wednesday morning and was named "Hanna," said the weather bureau in its 11 a.m. bulletin.

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Recto wants potential 2016 bets to stay longer in their posts

POTENTIAL candidates for the next polls should stay longer in their posts to ensure smooth deliberations of the proposed P3-trillion national budget for 2016, Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto said Wednesday.

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