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National Young Martyrs’ Day every 20th of September proposed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker has formally proposed to declare the 20th of every September as National Young Martyrs’ Day to commemorate the martyrdom of the youth who offered their lives for national liberation and social change. Rep. Terry L. […]
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Aquino on Chiz-Heart wedding: ‘I’m relieved I’m not ninong’

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Hope springs eternal, a candid President Benigno Aquino III said Monday as he reacted to news that he was asked by Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero to be his best man in his wedding with actress Heart Evangelista. […]
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DOH: Nurse from Saudi returns to PHL positive with MERS-CoV

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Department of Health said in a press briefing Wednesday that a Filipina nurse who has returned to the country from Saudi Arabia has tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome- Corona Virus (MERS-CoV). Health Secretary Enrique […]
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ISIS recruiting Davaoeños, says Duterte

DAVAO CITY (Mabuhay) – No less than Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has confirmed that the jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is recruiting young Davaoeños. Duterte said most of those recruited by the group have already […]
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Bistek could face raps for slapping drug suspect

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista could face charges for slapping a drug suspect who was caught red-handed with P15 worth of shabu during a buy-bust operation last Friday. Bautista has apologized to the public for the incident, […]
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Gov’t denies Moro peace deal nearing collapse

MANILA, Aug 7 (Mabuhay) – Government chief negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer denied that the peace deal between the government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is nearing collapse. Coronel-Ferrer said it may be wrong to say the peace deal is nearing […]
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Draft Bangsamoro law may not be passed by December: Malacañang

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacanang on Wednesday admitted the possibility that the passage of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law by Congress may have to wait until the next quarter of 2015 instead of December as earlier announced. However, even with the […]
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Aquino cites peace and dev’t reforms in ARMM at LGU Summit

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III cited peace and development reforms in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) during the 2nd Local Government Summit in Davao City on Wednesday. In his speech, the President mentioned that the […]
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Subic firm supplies world-class shelters for “Yolanda” victims, relief crew

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT (Mabuhay) – A Subic-based company is also helping rehabilitate areas devastated by super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) by constructing strong, light-weight tents for use by both victims and relief workers. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) chairman Roberto...
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DSWD reiterates appeal for increased vigilance vs human traffickers

MANILA, Sept. 5 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), co-chair of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), reiterated its appeal for increased vigilance against human trafficking. In a statement issued Thursday, the DSWD stressed that...
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