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 2018-04-25 19:05 

Manila Bulletin

Barangay narco-list...

METRO CORNER By ERIK ESPINA INTERIOR and Local Government for Barangay Affairs Undersecretary Martin Dino rattled the chains of 41,948 barangays nationwide during my TV interview with him (Republika, Tuesdays 8 p.m., Channel 8, Destiny Cable, Sky Cable Ch...

 2018-04-25 18:45 

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Temper, temper...

ERGO By LEANDRO DD CORONEL HAS anyone in the opposition thought of making President Duterte lose his cool by constantly making him pikon? Mr. Duterte has a temper. He's used to getting his way by either throwing temper tantrums or intimidating his ant...

 2018-04-25 18:37 

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Myth no more...

READ: 1 PETER 2:1-12 You can show others the goodness of God, for he called you out of the darkness into his wonderful light (1 Peter 2:9). "WE were sure that we, and our civilization, had grown out of the nursery myths of God, angels, and heaven."...

 2018-04-25 18:26 

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Last Supper discourse...

WHEN Jesus had washed the disciples' feet, he said to them: 16"Amen, amen, I say to you, no slave is greater than his master nor any messenger greater than the one who sent him. 17If you understand this, blessed are you if you do it. 18I am not sp...

 2018-04-25 16:37 

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Former President George HW Bush thanks Houston in tweet...

Former President George H.W. Bush is thanking Houston for its "professionalism and obvious care" during the memorials and services for his wife, Barbara Bush....

 2018-04-25 16:23 

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Cybercrime website behind 4 million attacks taken down...

A British and Dutch-led operation on Wednesday brought down a website linked to more than four million cyberattacks around the world, with banking giants among the victims, European law enforcement agencies said....

 2018-04-25 16:13 

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Germans don skullcaps to protest anti-Semitism...

Germans of various faiths donned Jewish skullcaps and took to the streets Wednesday in several cities to protest an anti-Semitic attack in Berlin and express fears about growing hatred of Jews in the country....

 2018-04-25 15:40 

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Danish inventor handed life term for journalist submarine murder...

A Copenhagen court on Wednesday found Danish inventor Peter Madsen guilty of the premeditated murder and sexual assault of Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his homemade submarine last year, handing him a life sentence....

 2018-04-25 15:22 

Manila Bulletin

'Task Force Ugnay' medical missions benefit Batangueos...

Residents of four towns of Batangas province have benefitted from medical, dental and community services conducted by a joint military and police task force this month....

 2018-04-25 14:58 

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Sheriff: Man killed deputy, stole his car and robbed store...

A Maine man killed a sheriff's deputy, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store early Wednesday, triggering an intensive manhunt in a rural town in central Maine....

 2018-04-25 14:35 

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Trump meeting with Apple's Tim Cook on trade...

President Donald Trump says he's "looking forward" to meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 13:26 

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Hailstorm damage on Benguet vegetables negligible...

The almost one hour of hailstorm that struck Benguet province over the weekend had caused only a "negligible" damage to the province's crops, a senior agriculturist from the Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPAG) said on Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 13:03 

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Duterte to mull quitting if BBL will not be passed...

President Duterte is mulling his resignation from office if the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will not be passed before the end of May....

 2018-04-25 13:03 

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Calabarzon's new cop chief reactivates special ops group...

Newly installed director of Police Regional Office 4A (Calabarzon), Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, has ordered the reactivation of a special operations group to help pursue high-value targets (HVTs) involved in illegal drugs and support the intensified in...

 2018-04-25 13:03 

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Chemical weapons inspectors visit second site in Syria town...

Chemical weapons inspectors collected samples Wednesday from a new location in the Syrian town of Douma, their second visit to the area that was hit by a suspected gas attack nearly three weeks ago....

 2018-04-25 12:49 

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Germany wants to deport alleged former bin Laden follower...

The German government says it is trying to deport a former follower of Osama bin Laden despite court rulings barring his transfer to Tunisia....

 2018-04-25 12:30 

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Duterte to declare Mindanao as a land reform area...

Mindanao will be declared as a land reform area, President Duterte announced Wednesday amid efforts to bring peace and development in the south....

 2018-04-25 12:21 

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Waffle House suspect's ex-bosses asked FBI to keep, help him...

The co-owner of a Colorado crane company where the suspect in a deadly weekend shooting at a Nashville restaurant once worked said she had urged federal officials to keep him in custody after he was arrested at the White House last year....

 2018-04-25 11:57 

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Duterte optimistic about revival of peace negotiations between gov't, communist rebels...

President Duterte is optimistic about the success of the planned revival of the peace negotiations between the government and communist rebels....

 2018-04-25 11:50 

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Boracay closure still lack legal basis...

Hours before midnight, there is still no legal basis to close down Boracay Island....

 2018-04-25 11:35 

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Duterte ready to accept criticisms from Filipinos but not from foreign visitors...

President Duterte is ready to accept insults and criticisms from Filipinos dismayed with his work, but not from foreign visitors....

 2018-04-25 11:12 

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Angara lauds Cayetano for issuing an apology to Kuwait...

Senator Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara on Wednesday commended Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano for promptly offering an apology to the Kuwaiti government over the unfavorable actions of some embassy officials who were...

 2018-04-25 11:03 

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Iran's president says no changes, additions to nuclear deal...

Iran's president has ruled out any changes or additions to the 2015 nuclear deal, in response to French efforts to convince US President Donald Trump to stick with the landmark agreement....

 2018-04-25 10:48 

Manila Bulletin

Calida turns down request to file quo warranto case vs De Castro...

Solicitor General Jose Calida won't be filing a quo warranto case against Supreme Court (SC) Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro....

 2018-04-25 10:41 

Manila Bulletin

Russia hints it may provide advanced air defenses to Syria...

The Russian military has indicated it will supply the Syrian government with a sophisticated air defense system, after condemning a missile attack launched by the US, Britain, and France earlier this month....

 2018-04-25 10:31 

Manila Bulletin

Drugmaker Takeda agrees to buy Shire for $64 billion...

Japanese drugmaker Takeda has reached a tentative agreement to buy Ireland-based Shire Plc for 46 billion pounds ($64 billion) in one of the biggest pharma deals to date....

 2018-04-25 10:25 

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China says it welcomes visit by US officials amid trade spat...

China's foreign ministry said Wednesday that it welcomes a planned visit by US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to Beijing next week amid trade tensions between the world's two largest economies....

 2018-04-25 10:04 

Manila Bulletin

Maguindanao yields 900 loose firearms...

Buluan, Maguindanao — An estimate of 900 loose firearms were turned over during the launching of Maguindanao's Balik-Baril Program (BBP) Wednesday afternoon....

 2018-04-25 09:50 

Manila Bulletin

Palace: No reason to issue TRO on Boracay closure...

Malacaang said that there is no reason for the Supreme Court (SC) to issue a temporary restraining order (TRO) on the closure of the world-famous Boracay island, noting that the SC itself has ruled that it is owned by the government....

 2018-04-25 09:49 

Manila Bulletin

DOLE creates TWG to discuss possible deployment of OFWs to Russia...

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has created a technical working group (TWG) tasked to conduct discussions and meetings leading to the formulation of an agreement for possible deployment of Filipino workers to the Russian state....

 2018-04-25 09:34 

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House expedites action on bill to facilitate adoption of orphans...

The House of Representatives has moved strongly to swiftly pass a bill that would facilitate the process of adoption or foster care of orphans, abandoned and neglected children....

 2018-04-25 09:34 

Manila Bulletin

Davao unveils P298.4-B Infrastructure Modernization Plan...

The City Government of Davao has unveiled a 27-year Infrastructure Modernization Plan (IM4Davao) containing the proposed short, medium, and long-term high priority projects with an estimated cost of P298.4 billion....

 2018-04-25 09:20 

Manila Bulletin

Memo of Understanding on OFWs to be signed in PH before Ramadan...

Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the welfare of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait will now be signed in the Philippines rather than in the Gulf state....

 2018-04-25 09:10 

Manila Bulletin

3 Indonesians arrested for cigarette smuggling...

Police arrested on Tuesday three Indonesian nationals who smuggled some P5 million worth of imported cigarettes from Indonesia....

 2018-04-25 09:03 

Manila Bulletin

Senate President says: Gordon to stay as Blue Ribbon chair...

Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III has spoken then as now: Senator Richard Gordon will stay as the chairman of the Upper Chamber's Blue Ribbon Committee....

 2018-04-25 09:00 

Manila Bulletin

Peter Lim insists on separate investigation on drugs at DOJ...

Businessman and alleged drug lord Peter Lim insists that he be placed under a separate preliminary investigation over the drug complaint filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ)....

 2018-04-25 08:56 

Manila Bulletin

10 Japanese Grenades dug in Batangas...

STO.TOMAS, Batangas— Ten pieces of Japanese Hand Grenade which police believed were buried during World War II were dug inside an on-going house construction site here, police report said today....

 2018-04-25 08:49 

Manila Bulletin

Senate committee to assess policy on natural gas resources...

The Senate Committee on Energy conducts Thursday a public hearing aimed at establishing a stronger legal framework to develop and regulate the country's downstream natural gas sector as the franchise of the Malampaya gas field ends in 2024....

 2018-04-25 08:46 

Manila Bulletin

New Dengvaxia complaint is 'baseless' Duque...

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has called as "baseless, malicious, and counterproductive4; the additional complaint filed against him by the Public Attorney's Office (PAO)....

 2018-04-25 08:45 

Manila Bulletin

Alejano makes appeal as China unveils monument...

Opposition solon, MAGDALO Party-List Rep. Gary Alejano on Wednesday asked the Duterte government to protest China's reported unveiling of a monument to mark its construction efforts in the South China Sea (SCS), which encompasses parts of Philippine t...

 2018-04-25 08:45 

Manila Bulletin

Boracay workers ask High Court to issue TRO on island closure...

In a last-ditch effort to keep their employment, sources of income and livelihood, a group of workers has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to stop the closure of Boracay Island for six months starting Thursday....

 2018-04-25 08:41 

Manila Bulletin

Senators challenged on impeachment and quo warranto decision points...

The Senate may or may not push through with the impeachment trial of Chief Justice on-leave Maria Lourdes Sereno if the Supreme Court decides to oust her through the quo warranto petition....

 2018-04-25 08:37 

Manila Bulletin

Palace backs BI: Aussie nun may return to PH as tourist...

Australian nun Patricia Fox may have lost her missionary visa in the Philippines but could still return the country as a tourist, Malacaang said Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 08:36 

Manila Bulletin

4,000 jobs at Clark summer job fair...

Over 4,000 job vacancies will be made available during the Summer HOTS or Hired on the Spot job fair organized by Clark Development Corporation (CDC) on April 27 at SM City Clark Event Center....

 2018-04-25 08:34 

Manila Bulletin

SBMA, ASBAA ink pact on Subic airport dev't...

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) and the Asian Business Aviation Association (ASBAA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on April 17 in Shanghai, China for the development of Subic Bay International Airport (SBIA) Ink ...

 2018-04-25 08:30 

Manila Bulletin

PDEA launches 'Bahay Silangan' for drug offenders...

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) launched Wednesday a community-based reformation program that aims to rehabilitate surrendered drug personalities in the country....

 2018-04-25 08:28 

Manila Bulletin

Bolinao's giant clams in need of foster parents...

BOLINAO, Pangasinan - University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute Bolinao Marine Laboratory (UPMSI-BML) is spearheading the 'Adopt a Clam' campaign in a bid to preserve and protect the to "taklobo" and its natural habitat....

 2018-04-25 07:47 

Manila Bulletin

Bring Syria to peace talks, EU tells Russia, Iran...

The EU on Wednesday urged Russia and Iran to pressure Damascus to engage in talks to end Syria's bloody civil war, as international donors pledged billions of dollars to help civilians caught up in the conflict....

 2018-04-25 07:38 

Manila Bulletin

Patricia Fox dismayed by BI order to leave...

"I am very sad that the decision at present is that I leave the Philippines," Fox said in a statement....

 2018-04-25 07:36 

Manila Bulletin

Boracay tourists uneasy with anti-riot police...

BORACAY, Aklan—Less than 24 hours before world-famous Boracay Island will be closed off, the presence of anti-riot police and helicopters made remaining tourists uneasy....

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