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Avoid electrocution, NGCP asks

THE National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) has warned the public against holding activities that may electrocute them especially during El Niño.

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Palace: Nothing wrong if MILF negotiators use aliases

THE Philippine government knows the real names of the negotiators of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), a Palace official said Friday, noting that there was nothing wrong even if they use aliases in the peace process.

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2 soldiers, 6 Abu Sayyaf members killed in Sulu clash

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Updated) -- Eight people were killed while 25 others were wounded in a two-hour firefight in the hinterlands of Sulu early Thursday, a military official said.

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Margot asks: Where is P11M for El Niño?

WHERE is the P11-million fund set aside for the Cebu City mountain barangays to counter the effects of the mild dry spell?

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WHO: Risk of acquiring Ebola now slimmer

MANILA -- Months after seeing the massive spread of the Ebola virus disease (EVD), the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday that the situation is getting better.

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Davao massage therapists may lose jobs due to new policy

SPA owners in Davao City say a new policy that requires them to hire only licensed massage therapists could lead drive many practicing therapists out of work.

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10-hour maintenance blackout set for Zamboanga

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has scheduled a 10-hour blackout in the Zamboanga Peninsula region to make way for maintenance work.

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Oro prelate challenges for peace in Mindanao

CAGAYAN DE ORO -- In his Easter message Sunday, Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma, SJ, of the archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro, spelled out propositions why no letup on pursuing peace in Mindanao is a must.

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