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Comelec plans longer campaign period for 2016

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) is planning to extend to 120 days the campaign period for those who will run in the May 2016 polls.

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Legarda replaces Escudero as Senate finance committee chair

SENATOR Loren Legarda is the new chairman of the Senate finance committee, replacing Senator Francis Escudero.

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DFA: COA report on envoys' salaries 'inaccurate'

THERE are "inaccuracies" in the Commission on Audit (COA) report on the salaries and allowances of ambassadors, who were tagged as among the highest paid Philippine government officials, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday.

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READ: Vice President Jejomar Binay's 'True State of the Nation Address'

MGA kababayan:

Matiyaga tayong nakinig ng mahigit dalawang oras sa SONA ni Pangulong Aquino noong isang linggo.

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Aquino wants Roxas to stay 'a little longer' as DILG chief

(Updated) PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III will keep Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II in his post for the meantime.

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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

WICHITA, Kansas — A 9-year-old bat boy has died after he was accidentally hit in the head during a lower tier National Baseball Congress World Series game in Kansas.

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Aquino to Binay: Tell people right information

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III is hoping that Vice President Jejomar Binay would give the people the "right information" when he delivers on Monday afternoon his so-called "True State of the Nation Address."

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UN readies historic plan for well-being of people, planet

UNITED NATIONS -- Negotiators from 193 UN member states agreed Sunday on a draft blueprint for sustainable development that will last through 2030, and the agreement will redefine how the global community works together to tackle poverty and impro

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