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11 injured in grenade blast

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Eleven bystanders, including two children, were injured in a grenade throwing incident perpetrated by suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Sulu, a top military official said Tuesday.

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UN: MDGs reached, but more needs to be done

ALTHOUGH there were "profound achievements" in reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations said late Monday in its final report that lessons learned must be harnessed to usher these goals into a new era.

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'Egay' exits PAR; 'Falcon' may enter country July 7

MANILA -- Tropical Storm Egay (Lanfi) left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) early Tuesday, but another cyclone is expected to enter the country's territory today, July 7, the state weather bureau said.

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Doctors favor travel ban vs MERS-CoV but...

SOME doctors favor a temporary ban on the entry of foreigners from countries where there is widespread transmission of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) although they know it is not feasible.

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Comelec urged to drop hybrid poll option, go for full automation

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) must junk the option to use a combination of manual and computerized elections in 2016, Senator Francis Escudero said Tuesday.

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Call center agent shot dead in Cebu IT Park

CEBU CITY (Updated) -- A call center agent was shot and killed around 12:45 a.m. Tuesday in front of i1 Building in Cebu IT Park, Barangay Apas.

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