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Comelec spokesman Jimenez to trek down Luzon to woo voters to sign up

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Commission on Elections spokesman James Jimenez will walk down the length of Luzon in an effort to convince more than 9 million voters to undergo biometric registration to avoid disenfranchisement in the 2016 elections. Jimenez will embark on what the...
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Rice farmers launch ‘Piso-Piso’ campaign vs smugglers

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Groups of rice farmers from Luzon have fortified their campaign against rampant smuggling, taking initiative to raise at least P500,000 for the arrest of suspected smugglers in the country. In coordination with the Senate Committee on Agriculture chaired by...
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Flood aftermath: 18 killed, 214,000 in shelters

MANILA (AFP) – Disaster-weary Philippine residents mopped up Thursday after four days of rains that officials said had killed 18 people and forced more than half a million from flooded homes. Residents swept out their muddy floors as floods receded, having covered half ...
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More rain adds to misery in flooded Metro Manila

MANILA, Aug 21 (Mabuhay) — Heavy rain pounded the Philippine capital and surrounding areas for a third day Wednesday, adding to the misery of nearly 300,0000 exhausted people displaced from their flooded homes. Eight people have already been confirmed killed from the...
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Japan’s Abe vows to help PHL amid China row

By Mynardo MACARAIG MANILA  (AFP) – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to strengthen the Philippines’ maritime defence capabilities on Saturday, while reassuring neighbors about Tokyo’s intentions amid growing territorial disputes with regional rival China. “For Japan, the...
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PACAS and PAFC to Stage 7th Alay Concert for Typhoon Victims

The Philippine American Cultural Arts Society (PACAS) and the Philippine American Foundation for Charities (PAFC), with the support of the Philippine Embassy, will stage the 7th Alay Concert on 28 October 2012 at the Harmony Hall Regional Arts Center in Fort Washington...
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Pacquiao wwept up in Linsanity

Boxing champ to meet with Jeremy Lin in New York  tomorrow By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 – Like much of America, Fighter of the Decade Manny Pacquiao has been swept up in Linsanity. “I’m so proud of Jeremy Lin,” Pacquiao told Balita Media after a press...
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Joel Bander faces more legal problems as more victims surface

By Rhony Laigo JOEL BANDER, the lawyer who now claims to have been set up probably by his own victims or by those who have an axe to grind against him in what is turning out to be a celebrated sex scandal that he allegedly committed in the Philippines, may yet face more legal...
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Dr. Manny Calayan: We were never shut down

Dr. Manny Calayan speaks to the media and says operations at the Calayan clinic in Los Angeles never stopped despite a sting conducted by the Medical Board last year.
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‘We were never shut down’ – Dr. Manny Calayan

By Rhony Laigo LOS ANGELES – Contrary to reports, the Calayan Surgicentre Corp. never stopped operations despite a reported sting last August by the California Medical Board that alleged that the clinic of the famous Filipino plastic surgeon was conducting illegal surgical...