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10 soldiers hurt in clash with Abu Sayyaf troops

TEN Marine soldiers were wounded following a clash with a large number of Abu Sayyaf terrorists, believed to be harboring Jemaah Ismamiyah operatives, in Patikul town in Sulu on Friday morning.

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Aquino to lead National Heroes' Day celebrations Monday

MANILA -- President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead the commemoration of National Heroes’ Day with a simple wreath-laying ceremony and commemorative program at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB), Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City Monday.

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Philippine economy grew 5.6 pct in the second quarter

MANILA — The Philippine economy grew by 5.6 percent in the second quarter from a year ago, slightly below the government's target, officials said Thursday.

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Pagasa: Fair weather prevails over PH

MANILA -- Most parts of the country, except Eastern Visayas, will continue to experience fair weather until the weekend, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) Friday.

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