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Series of quakes jolt Lanao Sur, Bukidnon towns

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — An earthquake jolted parts of Bukidnon and Lanao del Sur early Sunday morning (September 24), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology-10 (Phivolcs-10) said. Lanao del Sur experienced a series of seismic activities starting at 1:48 a.m. Sunday with 4.2-magnitude, according to a Phivolcs-10 ...
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Trump withdraws Warriors’ White House Invitation

On Friday Sept. 22, less than a day after many prominent members of the Golden State Warriors said that they didn’t want to visit the White House, point guard Stephen Curry ‘doubled down’ on his stance that he wants nothing to do with US President Trump. Warriors coach ...
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Protesters leave behind 1.5 tons of garbage: MMDA

MANILA, September 23, 2017 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it collected a total of 1.5 tons or 5.3 cubic meters of garbage at the sites of anti-Duterte rallies on September 21, which President Duterte had declared National Day of Protest. Bonj Nebrija, MMDA supervising officer ...
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PHL wins recognition for human rights record, pledges continued progress

September 23, 2017 — The Philippines scored a big victory in Geneva today when the United Nations Human Rights Council overwhelmingly adopted Manila’s human rights report card. Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano immediately welcomed the final adoption of the Third Philippine Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report ...
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Abella: Take PH impunity index score in its proper context

MANILA, September 23, 2017 — Presidential Spokesperson Ernest Abella yesterday noted that a report supposedly showing the Philippines with a very high impunity index must be taken in its proper context especially in light of the presence of organized crime and terrorism. In the 2017 Global Impunity Index, a ...
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Church brings internet to Bayugan City Schools

BAYUGAN CITY— A thriving Christian denomination here has established its own wireless internet broadband service, not to lure more members in its flock, but to connect the far-flung communities and schools to the world. To propagate its state-of-the art global Airmax network, the A2WiSer Broadband Corporation operated by ...
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DOT reviving program to attract BalikBayan

MANILA — An incentive program to attract more Filipino BalikBayan or expatriates to revisit the Philippines will be making a comeback under the Duterte administration next month, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Tuesday. Introduced by former DOT Secretary Mina Gabor in 1994, the Bring Home a Friend (BHAF) ...
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Trillanes files libel case against Mocha Uson

Sen. Antonio Trillanes, who has used his parliamentary immunity to repeatedly accuse various members of the Duterte family of accumulating hidden wealth, is now suing PCOO Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson for alleging the exact same thing – that he has hidden bank accounts of his own. Trillanes’ complaint ...
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WHO: Antibiotic-resistant bacteria a global threat

GENEVA — The world needs to develop new antibiotics to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organization (WHO) report warned on Wednesday, calling on governments and industries to urgently focus on R&D of new antibiotics. The report revealed that most of the drugs currently in ...
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Dumapong-Ancheta gets gold in ASEAN powerlifting event

KUALA LUMPUR — Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta gave the Philippines a gold medal in powerlifting when she topped the women’s over 86-kg event on Thursday in the 9th ASEAN Para Games. The 43-year-old athlete from Kiangan, Ifugao Province submitted a best lift of 116kg , which is two kilograms short of the ...
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