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9 Cebu grads dominate May 2017 CPA board exam

NINE Cebuanos topped the May 2017 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) board examination, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced on Monday evening, May 29.

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605 kilos of shabu from China seized

MANILA -- Authorities said Monday that they have seized 605 kilograms (1,334 pounds) of high-grade methamphetamine (shabu) shipped from China following a tip from the Chinese government.

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Free tuition in state colleges a signature away from becoming law

MANILA -- Free higher education for state universities and colleges (SUCs) is only a signature away from becoming a law, Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV said Monday, May 29.

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Government won't participate in 5th round of peace talks

MANILA -- The government peace panel has maintained its decision not to participate in the fifth round of talks with the communist group set on May 27 to June 1 in Noordwijk aan Zee, Netherlands.

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Shark leaps into boat and lands on Australian fisherman

CANBERRA, Australia -- A 73-year-old Australian fisherman said Monday that he caught a far bigger fish than he hoped for when a 2.7-meter (9-foot) great white shark leapt into his boat, knocking him off his feet.

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US plans test of defense system to shoot down missile

WASHINGTON -- Preparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week.

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