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Palace: Binay offers 'politics of despair'

MALACAÑANG does not consider Vice President Jejomar Binay as the greatest threat to the candidacy of Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II in next year's presidential election.

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Wang Bo's deportation now looms

GAMBLING fugitive Wang Bo, who is facing a $100-million embezzlement case in his country, will soon be deported to China after Justice Secretary Leila de Lima denied his appeal.

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Local disaster councils on alert as ‘Hanna’ enters PAR

LOCAL government units and disaster councils have been alerted as the typhoon east of extreme northern Luzon has entered the Philippine area of responsibility Wednesday morning and was named "Hanna."

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Tacloban airport operation suspended until Thursday

THE Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) temporarily closed Wednesday the Tacloban airport, affecting hundreds of passengers.

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Inflation further eases to 0.8% in July

THE inflation rate reached 0.8 percent in July, the new lowest level in 20 years, owing to slower price adjustments in food, energy and oil products, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said Wednesday.

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14 luxury cars seized in Batangas port

AT LEAST 14 luxury vehicles were seized in the Port of Batangas after being found grossly undervalued, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) said Wednesday.

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Roxas asked Poe to be his running mate

LOCAL Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II, presidential candidate of the ruling Liberal Party, said Wednesday that he invited Senator Grace Poe to be his running mate in the 2016 elections.

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20 arrested in Caloocan drug raid

TWENTY individuals were arrested on Wednesday dawn after authorities led by the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) raided suspected drug dens in Barangay Tala, Caloocan City.

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