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2 LRT trains collide in Caloocan City

TWO trains of the Light Rail Transit (LRT)-1 collided in Caloocan City Saturday morning due to power fluctuation.

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43 dead in 3-hour firefight on ranch in Mexico

ECUANDUREO, Mexico — At least 43 people died Friday in what authorities described as a fierce, three-hour gunbattle between federal forces and suspected drug gang gunmen on a ranch in western Mexico, the deadliest such confrontation in recent mem

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PNP: DNA test confirms Basit Usman’s death

MANILA -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) confirmed on Friday the death of terrorist Abdul Basit Usman at the hands of Moro rebels last May 3.

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3 patay, 2 kritikal sa nag-amok sa Lapu

TULO ang patay, duha niini mga bata, samtang duha ang kritikal, dihang nag-amok ang usa ka 25-anyos nga lalake ganihang buntag sa Basak, Lapu-Lapu City.

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China's mega-tours draw attention abroad, critique at home

BEIJING — All-expenses-paid trips to reward top salespeople aren't unusual, but direct marketing companies that are the Chinese versions of Amway, Avon and Herbalife are taking it to an extreme by sending thousands abroad on package tours.

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Senators seek review of occupational safety, health standards

FOLLOWING a deadly fire that hit a slipper factory in Valenzuela City last week, at least three senators sought to review the country's occupational safety and health standards.

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Americans warned against traveling to Sulu, parts of Mindanao

THE United States reiterated on Friday its travel warning for its citizens planning to travel to Sulu and some areas in Mindanao.

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Philippines told to be cold, calculative on sea dispute

THE Philippines needs to be "cold and calculative," as well as open itself to backchannel negotiations, when dealing with China on the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) dispute, a leading geopolitical analyst said.

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