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Rivals show force in eastern Ukraine before talks

NGCP to replace Panay Island transmission line

MMDA suspends number coding from Wednesday to Good Friday - MMDA

TRAVEL WARNING | Brace for the summer heat 'inside' NAIA 1

Fiipino from UAE who recently returned to PH a MERS-CoV 'carrier' - DOH

A Filipino from the United Arab Emirates who recently returned to the Philippines was tested positive for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), Department of Health Secretary Enrique Ona said during a press conference on Wednesday.

WARNING | Possible rotating brownouts in Luzon today as power facilities shut down--DOE

The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Manila Electric Co (Meralco) said they are closely monitoring the Luzon grid's thinning reserves, which may lead to possible rotating brownouts today.

2 dead, scores missing as South Korea ferry with 477 onboard, mostly high school students, sinks

(UPDATE 7 - 3:03 p.m.) South Korean officials said as many as 295 people were still unaccounted for as a ferry carrying 477 passengers and crew capsized Wednesday.The government retracted an earlier announcement that 368 people were rescued and the coastguard confirmed only 180 were saved so far.
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PAX ET LABORE | P350-million CBA averts UST strike

After three years of negotiations, the University of Santo Tomas and the UST Faculty Union representing the institution’s 1,243 teaching personnel finally forged a five-year collective bargaining agreement, National Conciliation and Mediation Board officials announced Wednesday.

OCD reports missing persons, flooding, landslide due to LPA in Eastern Visayas

A pump boat with three passengers in Southern Leyte remained missing while local authorities reported landslide and rising waters in Eastern Samar and southern part of Leyte Island triggered by a low pressure area, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) reported.

Basilan bishop urges Holy Week truce

In the wake of Friday's clash between government troops and the Abu Sayyaf that left at least 20 dead and 45 injured, Basilan Bishop Martin Jumoad has called for a ceasefire for the Holy Week.

LENTEN MESSAGE TO BIR | Collect taxes from rich, not only the poor, former priests, nuns say

Snaking lines at the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Tuesday prove that ordinary working class citizens try to comply with their obligation to pay taxes on time while those with means can allegedly dodge the authorities so easily, a group of Catholic Church workers said.

Undersea drone hunt for Malaysian plane may take two months

A US Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 600 sq km area where the plane is believed to have sunk, US search authorities said on Tuesday.

DOJ orders arrest of Cedric Lee's group; Deniece posts P12-K bail

The Department of Justice on Wednesday ordered the arrest of businessman Cedric Lee and four others accused in the January 22 mauling of actor-host Vhong Navarro. On the same day, Deniece Cornejo posted a P12,000-bail for her temporary release.

PRE-DEPARTURE REMINDERS | How to ensure you have a home to return to after the Lenten break

Heading out for the Holy Week break? If you want a home to return to after the Lenten pause, then take heed of these tips from Meralco to make it a worry-free vacation.

LENTEN SACRIFICE | Bye Internet,coffee, and negativity! Filipino netizens go through 'Digital Detox'

Resisting the urge to update and post on one's social media account top list of sacrifices Pinoy netizens are willing to do this Holy Week.
as of 16-Apr-2014 6:13 PM
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