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Palace: De Lima, Villanueva to campaign together despite differences

MALACAÑANG said Wednesday that Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) chief Joel Villanueva will campaign together despite their differences.

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Japan under pressure in Asian World Cup qualification

SEOUL, South Korea -- On a night of big games in Asia, Japan will be under the most pressure as a defeat to Syria in their 2018 World Cup qualifier on Thursday would cast doubt on its chances of making it to Russia.

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Aquino: Tolentino withdraws from LP senatorial lineup

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III confirmed Wednesday the withdrawal of resigned Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Francis Tolentino from the senatorial lineup of the administration Liberal Party.

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Yacht missing with 2 Britons, American, Canadian, Filipino

MANILA -- A yacht carrying two Britons, an American, a Canadian and a Filipino disappeared while sailing in waters that were lashed by a storm last week, the Philippine coast guard said Tuesday.

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Dole: Around 70,000 workers likely to be affected by El Niño

A TOTAL of P649.81 million has been allotted by the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) to aid close to 70,000 agricultural workers who are likely to be affected by the El Niño phenomenon.

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Ex-senator Joker Arroyo dies at 88

(Updated) FORMER senator Joker Arroyo, a noted human rights lawyer, passed away on Monday following an unsuccessful heart surgery in the United States. He was 88 years old.

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