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DepEd eyes mandatory drug tests for teachers, students

MANILA -- The Department of Education is eyeing mandatory drug tests for teachers and students, with the consent of their parents, in all public schools nationwide, its chief said Monday, September 26.

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China investigates North Korean bank

BEIJING, China -- Chinese authorities are investigating a North Korean bank suspected of financing its government's imports of goods that might be used by the North's nuclear weapons program, a South Korean newspaper reported Monday.

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Duterte: 'There will be no amnesty for Abu Sayyaf'

"THERE will be no talks. There will never be an amnesty for Abu Sayyaf," President Rodrigo Duterte told a gathering in Malacanang on Monday, September 26, as he talks about his plan to crackdown on terrorism.

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12-hour power outage in Cagayan, Isabela, Apayao and Kalinga

TUGUEGARAO CITY -- The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has set a scheduled power interruption on Wednesday, September 28, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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3 shooting incidents reported Monday

THREE shooting incidents occurred in Cebu City Monday, September 26.

At 5:50 a.m., in Barangay Duljo-Fatima, a furniture maker was shot dead in the head by two unidentified assailant riding a motorcycle.

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Bizman donates P1-M rifles to police

MORE than P1-million worth of high-powered rifles were donated by a businessman to the Police Regional Office (PRO) Central Visayas Monday morning, September 26.

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PAL plane safely lands in Naia after smoke seen in cabin

MANILA (Updated) — A Philippine Airlines (PAL) plane en route to Haneda airport in Tokyo, with 235 passengers on board, had to return to Manila's airport 20 minutes into the flight after the crew detected smoke in the cabin.

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'Helen' maintains track toward Batanes

MANILA (Updated) –- The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) has raised signal number 2 in Batanes province, as Typhoon Helen maintains its track toward that area.

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