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Palace leaves decision to turn Gigi Reyes state witness to DOJ

CHARGED AGAD? I New smartphone battery can fully charge in half a minute

Without PH Senate vote, pact on US rotational presence violates Charter - Miriam

Unless concurred in by a 2/3 vote of the Philippine Senate, the proposed agreement covering the increased rotational presence of US troops in the country - believed being rushed in time for President Barack Obama's visit - will violate the Constitution, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said Sunday.

5,000-year-old artworks in Binangonan rock wall in danger of disappearing before they can be studied

Engravings of people, animals, and geometric shapes dating back to 5,000 years ago are believed to be the Philippines' oldest known artworks, but encroaching urbanization, vandals, and the ravages of nature are growing threats.

Prosecutors want South Korea ferry captain's detention extended as death toll mounts

South Korean prosecutors investigating a ferry disaster said on Sunday they would seek to extend the detention of the ship's captain and two other crew by 10 days as they tried to determine the cause of an accident that may claim more than 300 lives.
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Gigi Reyes as state witness? De Lima says it's a 'big question mark'

The Department of Justice on Sunday struck a tentative note amid speculations that Atty. Jessica Lucila Reyes, one of the principal respondents in the pork barrel plunder case, could end up as a state witness.

SPECIAL REPORT | Rising number of trafficked fishermen alarms Tawi-Tawi authorities

Tawi-Tawi authorities are alarmed at the growing number of fishermen from the Visayas who end up here after being recruited by human trafficking syndicates to engage in dangerous compressor diving.

National Press Club to file countersuit vs GSIS over Manansala mural

The National Press Club of the Philippines vowed to file a countersuit against the Government Service Insurance System after the Manila Regional Trial Court dismissed the estafa case filed against past club officials in 2008 over the sale of a mural by National Artist Vicente Manansala.

CARDINAL TAGLE'S EASTER MESSAGE | 'Peace is a gift of the Risen Jesus'

Pray for peace and to become Jesus' co-workers, encourages Cardinal Tagle.

PA-EASTER NYO NA | Govt to MILF: Help release all hostages in Mindanao

Following military reports that some Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fighters were involved in kidnapping activities, government chief negotiator Miriam Coronel Ferrer has asked the assistance of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and other stakeholders to give kidnap victims their freedom.

DOH urges Pinoy nurse's co-passengers from Abu Dhabi: 'You still need to get tested for MERS-CoV'

Fellow passengers of a Filipino nurse who flew home on April 15, before the man was found to have tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), still need to undergo tests, the DOH said on Saturday, even as the nurse has already been cleared of the virus.

NOOD TAYO NG METEOR SHOWER! 12 'falling stars' per hour from Monday evening to Tuesday morning

Want to see a night sky spectacle? From the evening of Monday (April 21) to the wee hours of Tuesday (April 22), the annual Lyrids meteor shower will peak, with about a dozen meteors per hour streaking across Philippine skies, the Philippine weather bureau said.

No need for traffic czar -- Palace

There is no need for a traffic czar, a Malacanang official said Sunday in response to a lawmaker’s proposal to appoint one to help ease traffic congestion in Metro Manila.
as of 21-Apr-2014 8:23 AM
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