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Law enforcers to be deputized for Puerto Princesa recall polls

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has approved the deputation of the military, police and other law enforcement agencies in ensuring the orderly and peaceful conduct of recall elections for mayor in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on May 8.

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LPA enters PAR, brings rains to Visayas, Mindanao

MANILA -- The low-pressure area (LPA) that is hovering east of Mindanao entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Tuesday morning and is expected to bring light rains and isolated thunderstorms over the eastern sections of the Visayas

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Filipinos still hopeful Veloso will be saved from execution

IT MAY be the end of the line for Mary Jane Veloso but Filipinos are still hoping that she will be saved from death row on Tuesday in Indonesia.

Netizens used hashtag #SaveMaryJane to back calls for Indonesia to stop the execution.

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Vegas sets up 'concentric' security for upcoming megafight

LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather hadn't even decided how much it would cost home viewers to watch their fight when the head of the Nevada Athletic Commission started planning security for their big bout.

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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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