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Global effort to help Nepal quake victims intensifies

THE desperate effort to save lives in earthquake-ravaged Nepal intensified Monday, as aid flights arrived bearing emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment, and tarps for shelter.

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Veloso's second appeal rejected

MANILA -- Filipino maid Mary Jane Veloso is now facing imminent execution for drug trafficking charges after an Indonesian court denied her second appeal on Monday.

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Palace debunks TUCP's claim on workers' plight

MALACAÑANG dismissed Monday the allegation of a labor group that the Aquino administration has not achieved anything to uplift the lives of the workers.

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P592M to be released for Typhoons Mario, Luis victims

THE Aquino administration has approved the release of P592 million to fund rehabilitation projects in areas affected by two typhoons last year, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said Monday.

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Philippines, Vietnam pledge for adoption of Code of Conduct

THE Philippines and Vietnam have vowed to work for the adoption by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) of a legally binding Code of Conduct (COC) amid China’s massive reclamation activities in disputed territories over West Philippi

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#HappeningNow: 450 Kaplag grand reenactment

CEBU is commemorating the 450th anniversary of Kaplag or the finding of the image of Sto. Niño with a grand reenactment being done in four stations in Cebu City.

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Ex-Customs chief denies Palace pressure on resignation

FORMER Customs Commissioner John Phillip Sevilla denied Monday that Malacañang pressured him to quit from the post.

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Pacquiao appeals for mercy for Veloso

SAVING Filipino maid Mary Jane Veloso from the jaws of death will be a "great morale booster" for boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, who joined the international community on Monday in asking Indonesia to stay her execution for alleged drug trafficking.

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