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Retired fiscal fined for violating litigation procedures

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COTABATO CITY, Philippines – A retired prosecutor of this city has been ordered to return an amount equivalent to six months of his salary as a penalty for v

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2 inmates, jail guard slain in Zambo jailbreak

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ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Three persons – two inmates and a jail guard – were killed while eight others were wounded when detainees tried to break out of

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81 Chinese workers of power plant turned over to BI

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MANILA, Philippines – Eighty-one Chinese men believed working illegally at a power plant in Calaca, Batangas were turned over to the Bureau of Immigration (B

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3 kidnap victimsreleased in Lanao Sur

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ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – An engineer, his wife and their companion were freed in Lanao del Sur yesterday after being kidnapped and held captive for almo

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600 teachers applying for ARMM’s remote schools

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COTABATO CITY, Philippines – More than 600 teachers are applying for vacant positions in far-flung areas in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, the Dep

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Man takes toddler hostage

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LAGUNA, Philippines – A police officer shot dead a man who took a one-year-old boy hostage in Biñan City yesterday morning.

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5 alleged gunrunners fall in Nueva Ecija

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CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga, Philippines – Five suspected members of a gunrunning syndicate were arrested at a checkpoint in Guimba town in Nueva Ecija last Thursd

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LGUs tax share from CEZA ‘too little’

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BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines – The tax shares received by local government units (LGUs) affected by the creation of the Cagayan Special Economic Zon

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42 families affected by Zamboanga siege receive housing units

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ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – “We are happy President Pnoy delivered what he promised in his SONA (State of the Nation Address).” 

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Kidnappers release 3 captives near Lake Lanao

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ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Gunmen released unharmed an engineer, his wife and another companion after holding them captive near Lake Lanao in Lanao del Su

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