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DFA ready to evacuate Filipinos in Japan

DFA ready to evacuate Filipinos in Japan

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is doing contingency measures if emergency evacuation arises for Filipinos residing in Fukushima Prefecture and other nearby Japanese cities in danger of exposure to radiation from the earthquake-damaged

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Palace sees no need to evacuate Filipinos in Egypt

Palace sees no need to evacuate Filipinos in Egypt

Despite the demand of non-government labor organization Migrante-Middle East for the immediate evacuation of Filipino workers in Egypt due to escalating political turmoil, the Aquino government said the Filipinos are safe amidst reports of

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Former CoA auditor testifies on Garcia’s case

Former CoA auditor testifies on Garcia’s case

Heidi Mendoza resigned as government auditor from the Commission on Audit (CoA) in 2006. She however stood firm on her conviction when called to testify that she had a tight case against a former

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UN to assist in fund mishandling probe if requested

UN to assist in fund mishandling probe if requested

The Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) of the United Nations (UN) on Tuesday will extend assistance to the Philippine government if requested, in its investigation of the alleged misuse of UN peacekeeping funds intended

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Pacquiao considers Mosley too kind for an opponent

Pacquiao considers Mosley too kind for an opponent

Manny Pacquiao finds Shane Mosley too kind and even considered him the kindest of all those that he have ever fought inside the ring. Although the two fighters have never ever shown any animosity

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Mosley out to prove his critics wrong

Mosley out to prove his critics wrong

Former world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley says that his fight against 8-division champion Manny Pacquiao this coming May will not be his last fight as he declared that he wants to prove his critics

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Children perish in Leyte landslide

Children perish in Leyte landslide

Another landslide hit St. Bernard town in Southern Leyte, the scene of a massive avalanche almost four years ago that caused widespread damage and the death of 1,126 people. This time at least five

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Chavit Singson maintains son’s innocence on drug charges

Chavit Singson maintains son’s innocence on drug charges

Ilocos Sur Gov. Luis “Chavit” Singson maintains his son, Congressman Ronald Singson, was framed by political enemies and business competitors as he insists that the latter is neither a drug user nor trafficker. Singson

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Pnoy attends Sinulog festival

Pnoy attends Sinulog festival

President Aquino paid homage to the patron saint of Cebu by gracing the Sinulog Festival last Sunday in Cebu City. Aquino arrived at about ten in the morning prior to the start of the

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Lakas congressman rebuffs criticisms on Cha-cha

Lakas congressman rebuffs criticisms on Cha-cha

Lakas Party vice president for policy, Nueva Ecija Rep. Rodolfo Antonino has denied insinuations that the proposal to amend the Constitution is not a strategy by congressmen allied to former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to

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