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  1. In Pilar, a tragic homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    KIM NIRVANA'S DEATH TOLL NOW 61. At least 45 bodies from the Kim Nirvana-B accident were brought home to Camotes, Cebu yesterday aboard the Coast Guard vessel BRP Batangas. Sixty-one persons were confirmed dead, so far, three days after the ferry capsized off Ormoc.

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  2. PEACETALK: Our past, and what we were and what we are now, are older than all these constitutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MindaNews

    ... The unconstitutionality of laws is up for the Courts to decide, in this case, the Supreme Court of the Philippines. As a lawyer I subscribe to this. As a Muslim born of parents and grandparents who have subscribed to the laws or Sara' of my people ...

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  3. Twin quakes rock Ilocos NorteRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Two consecutive earthquakes shook the province of Ilocos Norte Sunday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. A magnitude 5 earthquake hit the municipality of Batac at around 8:56 p.m. It was tectonic in nature, and struck at a depth of 40 kilometers.

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  4. Editorial: Safety firstRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... survivors including 18 crew members. Somehow, that is what normally happens during sea craft disasters in the Philippines. There is always more than what has been officially logged, whether it be a large banca like M/B Kim Nirvana or a big passenger ...

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  5. In-depth report: No-read, no-write no moreRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... gift for the people like them who has been deprived of several things. The 4Ps operate in 17 regions in the Philippines, covering 79 provinces, 143 cities, and 1,484 municipalities. Record obtained from the DSWD revealed that as of March 2015, it ...

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  6. Cagayan de Oro. Contestants of the Miss Cagayan de Oro 2015 pose...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    CAGAYAN DE ORO. Contestants of the Miss Cagayan de Oro 2015 pose during their press and public presentation on Saturday, Junly 4, 2015. (Froilan Gallardo)

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  7. Mongaya: PH e-commerce and start-up roadmapsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THREE developments are unfolding in the e-commerce and start-up fronts in the Philippines. I find these important because most of today's global business leaders emerged from the tech sector and start-up communities.

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  8. Roach wants 'tough opponent' for Pacquiao in 2016 returnRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Celebrated trainer Freddie Roach does not want Manny Pacquiao to take a tune-up fight when he returns to the ring next year and is instead looking for a "tough opponent" for the "Pacman." Pacquia, the first boxer in history to win titles in eight different weight divisions, is out for the rest of the year after undergoing surgery to repair the torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, which he suffered while training for his May 2 match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Some called on the Filipino legend to retire after he lost to Mayweather in the "Fight of the Century," but Roach doubts that Pacquiao is hanging up his gloves any time soon.

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  9. Mendoza: Kayang-kaya basta't sama-samaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    DIRECTOR'S Cut: . "Let me assure you that in the performance of my official duties and even my private acts will be guided and guarded by my Oath of Office, The Panunumpang Kawaning Gobyerno, the Philippine Constitution and all the laws that govern our actions."

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  10. 200 join Nike Rise tryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... coach for the Nike Rise team alongside former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) star Jimmy Alapag. Nike Philippines marketing manager Patrick Reyes said, "True to Nike's mission to bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete, Rise will ...

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  11. Sophie-Davao launches new catalogue; company to hold big event on July 11Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    SOPHIE Paris Philippines Inc.'s Business Center in Davao City launched its new catalogue last June 24 at McDonald's-Bolton in a bid to offer more new choices of great fashion finds. With products ranging from cosmetics and perfumes to bags and apparel items, the company surely has a lot to offer to its growing clientele, not just in the city but also in the entire region.

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  12. Asean access opens huge market for GDH makersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... among foreign investors, he added. Delantar said he expected two kinds of investors who will take a look at the Philippines: market seekers and efficiency seekers. Market seekers are those who will access new markets or opportunities for expansion, ...

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  13. ARINC solutions, like self-serve kiosks, to cut long airport linesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... solutions to improve our operations while keeping costs low." "Tourism is one of the major drivers of the Philippines' economy so ensuring that travelers have a positive experience is critically important," said Heament John Kurian, managing ...

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  14. (With Typhoon Egay)No classes in all levels in San Fernando on MondayRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Philippines Today

    SAN FERNANDO, La Union, July 5 -There will be no classes in all levels in San Fernando City Monday , according to a declaration made by Acting Mayor Gilberto Gualberto at 3:00 p.m. today. This was contained in an advisory of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council posted in the Facebook account of Philippine Information Agency Regional Director Jennilyn Role.

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  15. Storm Egay ignored by MILO Marathoners in Baguio CityRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Philippines Today

    Storm or no storm, almost 7,000 39th Milo Maraton runners just brushed off Egay on Sunday's race in the wet roads of Baguio City. In a Sunday report sent by Milo Marathon Baguio qualifying leg, veteran long distance Julius Sermona and up-and-coming runner Gretchen Felipe, placed first in the 21K running event for the male and female categories.

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  16. 8990 Holdings to invest PhP4.3-B to build fifth housing project in DavaoRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Philippines Today

    Listed mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. is investing PhP4.3 billion to develop a 100-hectare property into its fifth residential project here, in its bid to help the country address the housing backlog in the next few years. 8990 Holdings president and chief executive officer Januario Jesus Atencio announced the new housing project located in Puan, south of the city, after the company's investors' roadshow to drum up support for its PhP9-billion bond issue.

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  17. Limpag: Better safe than sorryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... strenuous sports like volleyball and football. Thankfully, there have been no fatal incidents in football in the Philippines, but in professional leagues, there have been sad cases where fit-as-ox players collapse and die due to undiscovered heart ...

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  18. women of Pawa Homeowners AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... the Post-Yolanda Support for Safer Homes and Settlements Project. The project was initiated by the UN Habitat Philippines, in partnership with the Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) and other public and private agencies. They were carrying ...

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  19. Storm causes floods, knocks out power in north PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Filipino Efren Villamor, 62, wears plastic sheets to shield him from rain as Tropical Storm Linfa enhanced the southwest monsoon in Manila, Philippines on Sunday, July 5, 2015.

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  20. Crime volume in Cordillera increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    CORDILLERA CRIME RATE. Police Regional Office-Cordillera Director Isagani Nerez reports on the region's crime rate during the Regional Peace and Order Council meeting, July 2, with the other members of the RPOC, LGUs and government agencies.

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