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National Democratic Front still open to peace talks

THE National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) said it is ready to resume the fifth round of talks despite the government's decision to call it off on Saturday, May 27.

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Malabang town police chief safe, not beheaded

THE police chief of Malabang town, Lanao del Sur said he’s safe after President Rodrigo Duterte mentioned on Wednesday, May 24, that the chief was beheaded by terrorists.

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Davide to Garcia during House probe: CPDRC 'ably-managed'

THE situation inside the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) took centerstage Tuesday, May 23, during the House justice panel's hearing in response to the call of Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia to investigate alleged anoma

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Duterte clears Isis from Quiapo blasts

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has said that the terrorist group Islamic State (Isis) was not behind the recent explosions in Quiapo, Manila.

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Magnitude 5.6 quake hits Bohol

A MAGNITUDE 5.6 earthquake struck Bohol around 9:06 a.m., Saturday, May 20.

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US protests 'unprofessional' intercept by Chinese jets

BEIJING -- A pair of Chinese fighter jets conducted an "unprofessional" intercept of an American radiation sniffing surveillance plane over the East China Sea, the US Air Force said Friday, the latest in a series of such incidents that have raised

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Hold departure order up vs Russian for killing sea turtle

A HOLD departure order was issued against a Russian national who was arrested for killing an endangered green sea turtle in Dauin town, Negros Oriental on Wednesday afternoon, May 17.

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Pope seeks to end stigma of devastating Huntington's Disease

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis embraced weeping mothers, fathers and children with Huntington's Disease on Thursday as he sought to remove the stigma of an incurable genetic disorder that causes such devastating physical and psychiatric effects that

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