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Philippines to China: Use military for peace

MANILA -- China must use its military power to maintain peace and stability in the region rather than contribute to tensions that may impede the flow of commerce and navigation there, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday.

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Treason raps filed vs GPH-MILF peace panel members over BBL

TWO party-list lawmakers filed Thursday a complaint for treason and inciting to sedition before the Manila Prosecutor's Office against officials and members of the government peace panel and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) for pushing the

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Qatar court to resolve appeal on Filipinos' espionage case

THE decision on the appeal filed by three Filipinos in Qatar convicted of espionage will be handed down on May 31, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday.

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Philippine economic growth slows to 5.2% in Q1

MANILA (Updated) — Sluggish government spending slowed Philippine economic growth in the first quarter of this year, officials said Thursday.

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Iligan logistics firm slapped with P34.6-M tax raps

AN ILIGAN City-based logistics company was charged with tax evasion before the Department of Justice on Thursday for alleged failure to remit P34.66 million to the government in 2009 and 2010.

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Organizers: U20 World Cup unaffected by FIFA investigation

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Football New Zealand does not expect the arrests of some leading FIFA executives on corruption charges to have any impact on the Under-20 World Cup, which kicks off Saturday.

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FDA recalls substandard batch of anti-anemia drug

THE Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered the recall of a batch of medicine for the treatment of anemia for being substandard.

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Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

OAKLAND, California — Golden State's Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 victory over Houston on Wednesday.

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