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Palace: Philippines has strong case vs China on sea row

MALACAÑANG expressed belief on Saturday that the Philippines has a strong case against China's claim over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) now pending before the United Nations Arbitral Tribunal.

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P2M worth of ecstacy seized in NAIA

ANTI-NARCOTICS agents have intercepted a parcel containing 1,358 tablets of methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA), popularly known as Ecstasy in Pasay City, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said Saturday.

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Marcos: Prioritize disaster-mitigation projects in 2016 budget

SENATOR Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Saturday urged the government to prioritize projects that mitigate the effects of climate change in 2016 infrastructure budget.

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Pope Francis appoints 2 new auxiliary bishops of Cebu

THE Archdiocese of Cebu will now have three auxiliary bishops after Pope Francis named two Catholic priests – one from the Archdiocese of Palo, the other from the Archdiocese of Cebu - as Catholic prelates.

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'Egay' intensifies; 16 areas under storm warning signals

SIXTEEN areas were placed under storm warning signals as Tropical Storm Egay intensified as it continues to move toward northern Luzon Saturday afternoon.

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Murder complaints filed vs owner, crew of ill-fated ferry

MANILA (Updated) — Police in Ormoc City said Saturday that they have filed murder complaints against the owner and the crew of a ferry that capsized shortly after pulling out of port, leaving more than 50 people dead.

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