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16 dead, 5 trapped in flooded northern China coal mine

BEIJING — Chinese officials raised the death toll of a mine flood in northern China to 16, with five still trapped, state media reported late Tuesday.

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IN PHOTOS: 450 Kaplag photo exhibit

CEBU CITY -- In line with 450th Kaplag celebration, a photo exhibition by Paul Quiambao and Angelo Bacani was presented at the SM City Cebu North Wing on Tuesday, April 21.

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4 SC justices inhibit from Mayor Binay case

MANILA -- Eleven justices are left to decide on the petition questioning the legality of the Court of Appeals' action to stop the suspension of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. for corruption allegations.

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Palace: Conviction of Aquino's ally proves court not selective

MALACANANG said Tuesday that the conviction of Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso Umali Jr., a known ally of President Benigno Aquino III, only showed that judiciary has not been selective in handling cases.

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[VIRAL] Man scratching cars with keys caught on CCTV

A VIDEO showing a man scratching cars parked in a parking lot at a commercial center in Talisay City went viral yesterday, eliciting concerns from netizens about the safety of vehicles parked in public places.

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Palace: No compelling reason for Aquino to convene NSC

THERE is no compelling reason for President Benigno Aquino III to convene the National Security Council (NSC) despite China's massive reclamation works in the disputed West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), a Palace official said Tuesday.

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NCRPO submits report on Jolo Revilla shooting to Espina

THE National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) has finished its investigation on the reportedly accidental shooting of Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla, NCRPO chief Police Director Carmelo Valmoria said Tuesday.

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Oil, gas exploration activities in Tañon Strait 'unconstitutional'

BAGUIO CITY (Updated) -- Supreme Court (SC) justices declared unconstitutional on Tuesday the oil and gas exploration at the Tañon Strait between Negros and Cebu which environmentalists claimed endangered the mammals and livelihood of fis

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