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Legarda cites Germany’s experience in improving PHL’s natural resources governance

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Loren Legarda today said that the Philippines can learn a lot from Germany’s experience in natural resources management and improving relevant policies, particularly on land use planning, coastal protection, sustainable forest management and...
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Jeffrey Laude’s mom willing to forgive slay suspect

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The mother of slain transgender woman Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude said she is willing to forgive the US serviceman accused of killing her child, but vowed to continue her family’s fight for justice. Julita Laude said she may […]
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POEA: No processing of returning workers to 3 Ebola-affected countries

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Citing the continued threat of the Ebola Virus Disease, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration will hold the processing of Filipinos returning to three West African countries affected by the disease. In Advisory No. 21, POEA administrator Hans Leo...
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Despite challenges, US-PH ties will remain strong, says envoy

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Despite calls to scrap the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) following the alleged the murder of a Filipino transgender by a US Marine, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg on Monday said he was certain that the two countries’ relationship […]
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79% want VP Binay to face Senate probe – SWS poll

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Nearly four out of five Filipinos want Vice President Jejomar Binay to appear before a Senate subcommittee that is investigating corruption allegations against him, a survey by pollster Social Weather Stations (SWS) concluded. The SWS poll was […]
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House Energy panel chair again urges emergency powers for PNoy

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The chair of the House energy committee on Monday stressed anew the need for Congress to approve the emergency powers sought by President Benigno Aquino III at the soonest possible time, warning the country’s economic growth may […]
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Albay Gov: New ash deposits found at Mayon slopes

MANILA (Mabuhay) – New ash deposits have been seen at the slopes of restive Mayon Volcano in Albay, provincial Governor Jose Salceda said Monday morning. In a post on his social media account, Salceda said the ash deposits were noticed […]
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Aquino orders relentless offensive vs. Abu Sayyaf

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III wants a relentless hunt against the Abu Sayyaf Group members after the bandits released two German captives last week. In an interview in Leyte, Aquino described the ASG as a problem that already […]
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German foreign ministry thanks PHL govt for release of hostages

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Germany on Saturday thanked the Philippine government for Friday night’s release of two Germans abducted and held by the Abu Sayyaf since April. In posts on its Twitter account, the German foreign ministry said it was “relieved” […]
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Revilla confirms closing bank accounts amid pork scandal, denies stealing money

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. on Thursday confirmed that he had closed several banks accounts at the time when the pork barrel fund scam was exposed by the media. “I’m not denying that. That is true,” Revilla […]