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Dole: 'No work, no pay' on Chinese New Year

THE “no work, no pay” policy will apply on Monday, February 8, Chinese New Year, which was declared by Malacañang as a special non-working holiday, an official from the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) said.

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Oro's Lumbia airport to serve as depot for rescue equipment

CAGAYAN de Oro's Lumbia Airport would serve as storage depot for equipment necessary for rescue operations during calamities, a Palace official said Sunday.

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Printing of over 55M ballots starts Monday

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) will start printing the more than 55 million official ballots at the National Printing Office (NPO) in Quezon City on Monday.

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Aquino inks protocols for more Asean flights

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has signed protocols that allow Philippine carriers to fly unlimited frequencies to and beyond the capital cities of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) member-countries, the Department of Transportation

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PH joins int’l disdain over N. Korea rocket launch

THE Philippine government has joined the growing international condemnation over the rocket launch of North Korea on Sunday.

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Tawi-Tawi mayor wounded in ambush

A TOWN mayor of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, was shot and wounded in an ambush on Sunday while on his way to the port city of Zamboanga.

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North Korea defies warnings, praises rocket launch

SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the US mainland.

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Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble

TAINAN, Taiwan — Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed at least 18 people and injured hundreds.

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