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Obama to boost military ties with PHL

Violent dispersal at US Embassy in Manila condemned MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Thursday said that the visit of US President Barack Obama will further improve security and defense ties between the United States and the Philippines. Obama is...
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Pacquiao pays courtesy call on Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A week after beating Timothy Bradley Jr., boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao paid a courtesy call on President Benigno Aquino III in Malacañang. Pacquiao arrived at the Palace at around 2 pm and met with the President.  The two then...
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Piolo Pascual’s Impressive Easter tribute to family and fans in LA

As we enter the highlight of the Lenten Season on Palm Sunday, this writer is reminded of Euripedes’ famous lines that said: “the greatest pleasure in life is Love.” Though defined in various ways, “Love” was impressively shown by actor/producer, heartthrob 37 year-old Piolo Jose...
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PHL 3rd deadliest country for environmental activists – int’l group

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines is the third deadliest country in the world for environmental activists, an international group reported. London-based Global Witness, an organization probing corruption and environmental issues, released a report this week recording 67 killings...
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Ejay opens up on romance with Yam Concepcion

Actor Ejay Falcon admitted that he had a short-lived relationship with his “Dugong Buhay” leading lady Yam Concepcion. Falcon said his relationship with Concepcion lasted only for a few months and they broke up two months ago. It was Concepcion who initiated the break up, he...
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SC junks petition for use of laptops during Bar Exams

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed a petition pushing for the use of laptops during the Bar Examinations. In an en banc resolution dated April 1, 2014, the SC denied the petition filed by a certain Cora C. Amarga. The SC said that there is no valid and...
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Prove reward for CPP power couple skimmed, Palace dares solon

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday challenged a lawmaker to substantiate his claims that some government officials may have pocketed part of the reward money for the capture of top officials of the Communist Party of the Philippines. Deputy presidential spokesperson...
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PNP orders dismissal of Marantan, 12 others in Atimonan massacre

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Thirteen policemen, including Superintendent Hansel Marantan, have been ordered dismissed from service in connection with the alleged Atimonan rubout in January last year. All the respondents were found guilty of serious irregularity in the performance of...
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PCCI urges Congress to fast-track Competition Law

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The country’s largest business organization, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), has urged Congress to fast-track Competition Law in order to prevent unethical business and trade practices, anti-competitive mergers, and abuse of market...
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Solons bat for low-interest rate housing loans for ‘homeless’ public school teachers

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Public school teachers who are “homeless” may soon have the opportunity to have a house of their own through a housing loan with a fixed interest rate of five percent per annum. This is just one of the features of the housing loan that Rep. Rufus B. Rodriguez...