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Philippines expects leaders of China, other APEC countries to attend summit

DESPITE the rising tension between Manila and Beijing over the West Philippine Sea, the Aquino administration is expecting the Chinese leader to join his counterparts in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit to be held in the country

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Palace: Aquino fully understands Veloso's mother's outburst

MALACAÑANG said Wednesday that it would be up to the mother of death row convict Mary Jane Veloso if she wants to apologize to President Benigno Aquino III after her outburst against him and his administration.

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Lahug fire damage pegged at P200,000

A FIRE hit a warehouse of Cebu Bazaar in Salinas Drive, Lahug at past 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 6.

Massage therapists from a nearby spa went out for safety as it continued Wednesday afternoon.

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Aquino seeks to improve business ties with United States, Canada

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III left Wednesday for a working visit to Chicago, the United States, and a state visit to Canada.

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AFP hit for buying refurbished helicopters

SENATOR Joseph Victor Ejercito said Wednesday he was not satisfied with the reason of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) that they bought 21 refurbished helicopters to fill in the “gaps” in its operational capabilities.

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P1.2B released to help areas hit by Typhoon Ruby

THE Aquino administration has released P1.2 billion to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to aid various communities that were hit by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) in December last year, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM)

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Lawmakers ask SC to stop K-12 program

SOLDIERS-turned-lawmakers led by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV filed the second petition asking the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the K to 12 program in 2016.

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Tropical Storm Noul gains strength

MANILA -- Tropical Storm Noul, which is hovering outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), has gained strength and is expected to enter the country on Thursday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Servi

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