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Businesswoman dies during cosmetic surgery

A 29-YEAR-OLD businesswoman died during liposuction, breast augmentation and buttocks surgery cosmetic procedures in Mandaluyong City last weekend.

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SC dismisses disbarment case vs Ombudsman Morales

THE Supreme Court (SC) junked Tuesday the disbarment case filed by losing 2016 senatorial candidate Greco Belgica against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio–Morales for lack of merit.

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5 killed as vessel, fuel tanker catch fire

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Five people were killed while four others survived after a wooden-hulled vessel and a fuel tanker caught fire late Monday at a private wharf in this city.

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Big-time pusher, 11 others nabbed in drug bust

POLICE arrested a suspected big-time drug pusher, his two alleged cohorts, and nine others in a drug bust in Barangay Pulpogan, Consolacion, on Tuesday, March 28.

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New TC-90 planes to patrol Benham Rise, South China Sea

THE two military surveillance planes given by Japan to the Philippines will be used to patrol the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) and Benham Rise.

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China's man-made South China Sea islands nearly complete

BEIJING (Updated) -- A report from a US think tank says China has nearly completed construction work on three man-made islands in the South China Sea, giving it the ability to deploy combat aircraft and other military assets to the disputed

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Troops rescue another Filipino sailor

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Troops have rescued another Filipino sailor following four days of unrelenting, intensive and extensive search-rescue-recovery operations aided by intelligence and civil-military operations in Basilan.

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EU summons Filipino envoy to explain Duterte tirade

MANILA -- The European Union (EU) summoned on Monday a Philippine envoy to explain an expletive-laden tirade by President Rodrigo Duterte, who threatened to hang EU officials for opposing his efforts to re-impose the death penalty.

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