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Palace: No move to favor Marcos' election protest

MALACAÑANG denied on Monday that the Duterte administration is planning to hasten the resolution of election protest filed by former senator and losing vice presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

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New SEC commissioner assumes post

LAWYER Emilio Aquino has taken his oath as commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), replacing Manuel Gaite whose term expired this year, the Department of Finance (DOF) said.

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Tokyo breaks ground on new 2020 Olympics National Stadium

TOKYO — Tokyo held a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday, December 11, for a $1.5 billion National Stadium to host the 2020 Olympic Games.

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South Koreans celebrate Park's impeachment

SEOUL, South Korea -- Shifting from protests to celebration, large crowds of South Koreans were expected to march near the presidential palace on Saturday to cheer the impeachment of disgraced President Park Geun-hye over an explosive corruption s

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Strong earthquake rocks Solomon Islands again

SYDNEY -- The Pacific is again on high alert for Tsunami waves after another strong earthquake rocked the Solomon Islands on Saturday.

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Climate change film 'An Inconvenient Truth' gets a sequel

LOS ANGELES -- Al Gore's climate change documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth," is getting a sequel.

Paramount Pictures said Friday the follow-up to the Oscar-winning original will premiere at next January's Sundance Film Festival.

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John Glenn, the 1st American to orbit Earth, dies at 95

WASHINGTON -- John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first US astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the US Senate, died Thursday.

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Aid groups descend on Indonesia quake zone; deaths reach 102

MEUREUDU, Indonesia -- Humanitarian organizations descended on Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday as the government promised tons of emergency aid and officials raced to assess the full extent of damage from an earthquake that killed more than 100

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