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  1. Experts rally to boost abaca industryRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD). The Philippines is the world's biggest producer of abaca, known worldwide as Manila hemp, supplying 85 percent of the total abaca fiber production. Abaca ...

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  2. OCD reports floods and landslides in some Luzon areas; no casualtiesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Philippines Today

    Due to continuous heavy rains brought about by tropical storm "Egay," some areas in Luzon remain flooded while some roads are blocked by landslides although there are no reported casualties, an official of the Office of Civil Defense said Monday evening. OCD Director Romeo Fajardo said they had conducted rescue and evacuation operations in La Union, where eight flooding incidents and flashfloods were reported.

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  3. (Update as of 6 p.m.) TS 'Egay' maintains strength as it continues to move northward slowlyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Philippines Today

    Tropical storm "Egay" maintains strength and continues to move northward slowly, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration on Monday. In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Samuel Duran said that as of 4 p.m. the center of Tropical Storm "Egay" was located at 200 km Northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte packed with maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph.

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  4. Cagayan Valley's new PNP chief vows priority campaign on illegal drugsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Philippines Today

    Police Chief Supt. Ranier Quibin Idio, newly-appointed regional director of the Philippine National Police in Cagayan Valley, has vowed to put in his agenda the campaign against illegal drugs in the region.

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  5. Free trade between Philippines, Canada pushedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    EXPLORATORY discussion for possible free trade agreement between the Philippines and Canada is set to start before the year ends to further boost bilateral trade between the two countries. Canadian Ambassador Neil Reeder said bilateral merchandise trade between the two countries is expected to be strengthened with the signing of the FTA, which is seen as a major economic growth driver for both trade-oriented countries.

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  6. Grassroots workRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE first of three football coaching seminars by the Cebu Football Association in the Cebu Province this month was a huge success. Two teams of CFA grassroots development coaches reached out to two areas in the southern part of Cebu--Dalaguete and Badian--to teach basic football coaching to teachers and some members of the local government unit as a part of Cebu Province's grassroots sports development program.

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  7. 5 Cesafi teams join Bogo tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... of San Jose-Recoletos Jaguars, University of Cebu Webmasters and the comebacking University of Southern Philippines Foundation Panthers-are competing in the Bogo City Mayor's Cup Cesafi Pre-Season Basketball Tournament, which will start on July 11. ...

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  8. Philippines Confirms Second MERS CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    In this Wednesday, April 16, 2014, file photo, passengers walk past the medical quarantine area showing information sheets for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila. One expert says recent outbreaks of MERS in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that led to more than 20 infections, many among health-care workers, A A Aoehave put us into uncharted territory.A A A Saudi ArabiaA A A s King MANILA, Philippines - A 36-year-old foreigner who arrived in the Philippines from the Middle East is under quarantine after testing positive for the MERS virus, health officials said Monday.

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  9. China to snub arbitration hearing on feud with PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Deseret News

    In this July 3, 2015, file photo, protesters carry a boat painted with slogans during a rally outside the Chinese Consulate at the financial district of Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines, to protest China's reclamations of disputed islands off South China Sea. China is standing pat on its decision to reject arbitration by an international tribunal that will begin formal hearings this week to resolve a long-seething feud with the Philippines over the South China Sea, Beijing's ambassador to Manila said Monday, July 6, 2015.

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  10. TNT pushes Internet.org by Facebook to uplift Iloilo communityRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Talk 'N Text subscribers in Brgy. Sooc, Iloilo learned about the 30 websites that can be accessed for free via Internet.org by participating in the exciting games during the Panalo Ang May Alam party.

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  11. CEB and Visa offer exclusive sale to holiday destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WebWire

    As low as PHP988 The Philippines' leading airline, Cebu Pacific Air and Visa team up to offer amazing all-inclusive seat sale fares to some of the most popular destinations in CEB's network. The seat sale is available until July 9, 2015 or until seats last, for travel from July 15 to December 15, 2015 and is exclusive to Visa cardholders.

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  12. Imports take spotlight in Mapua-Perpetual clashRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Veteran Mapua Institute of Technology swingman Josan Nimes could not hold back his grin when asked about the Cardinals' next assignment in the NCAA Season 91 men's basketball tournament a showdown against the Universityof Perpetual Help Altas, one of the preseason favorites. The Cardinals are coming off their first win of the season, a come-from-behind 88-86 victory over San Sebastian College wherein Nimes scored 20 points.

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  13. Ex-Banco Filipino execs face criminal chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Former stockholders and officers of the now-closed Banco Filipino Savings and Mortgage Bank and its related entities are facing criminal complaints for allegedly conducting business in an unsafe and unsound manner. The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation said the complaint was filed with the Department of Justice against 20 individuals, including director and vice chairman Albert Aguirre; director and chairman Teodoro Arcenas Jr.; director and executive vice president Orlando Samson; and other top executives.

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  14. NFA: No fake rice in Western VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE National Food Authority has allayed fears on the presence of fake and synthetic rice in markets of Western Visayas, particularly in the city and province of Iloilo. Erma Abello, NFA provincial manager, said Iloilo is a surplus rice producing area in the region and the source of stable cereal in all parts of the region, thus is there is no reason for the proliferation of synthetic rice in the province.

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  15. Limlingan: All fakeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... through the country's backdoor as it was first discovered in Davao City. The said city is located south of the Philippines and has a port that may be the point of entry of the smuggled goods. Further, there are other areas in Mindanao where fake ...

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  16. Cagayan de Oro. Volunteers from the City Social Welfare and...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    CAGAYAN DE ORO. Volunteers from the City Social Welfare and Development office sort out the kitchen utensil, a donation from the Department of Social Welfare and Development for the 196 Child Development Center in Cagayan de Oro on Monday, July 6, 2015. (Froilan Gallardo)

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  17. Tropical storm shuts Manila schools, floods towns in northern PhilippineRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    A woman clears flood water that entered her home, caused by typhoon Linfa, locally named Egay, at Longos town in Malabon city, north of Manila on Monday. Photo - Reuters Manila: All shipping was ordered to remain in harbour and some flights were cancelled in the northern Philippines, while schools were closed in the capital, Manila, on Monday due to flooding and landslides from a tropical storm, disaster officials said.

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  18. JRU coach lauds disciplined, aggressive LetranRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Jose Rizal University head coach Vergel Meneses had nothing but praise for the Letran College Knights after they routed the favored Heavy Bombers, 78-62, in their NCAA Season 91 men's basketball game last Friday. JRU, coming off a Final Four appearance in Season 90 and featuring a solid import in Abdoul Poutouochi, was the favored team, but the Knights ran them out of the gym using their punishing full court press.

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  19. Two more storms approaching PHRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    By noon on Monday, Egay had already moved away from land mass, crawling northward toward Taiwan at a speed of 7 kilometers per hous . It was packing maximum sustained winds of 75 kph and gustiness of 90 kph.

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  20. China-criticized docu to be released as PH goes to UN courtRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    The Department of Foreign Affairs is set to release the final installment of the three-part documentary on the West Philippine Sea called "Kalayaan". The third part, entitled "Kalayaan: Paninindigan para sa Karapatan", delves on the legal aspects of the Philippines' arbitration case against China.

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