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Army deploys more soldiers in N. Cotabato town after rebels' attack

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NORTH COTABATO, Philippines – The military on Monday deployed more soldiers in Barangay Malamote in Matalam town to prevent a repeat of Sunday’s attack by Mo

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Southern Leyte town mayor gets 10 years in jail for graft

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Magnitude 2.7 earthquake felt in Metro Manila

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MANILA, Philippines — A slight movement along the West Valley Fault was recorded at a magnitude of 2.7 on Monday night, the state volcanology bureau said.

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ARMM gov't begins plan to transform port into economic zone

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MAGUINDANAO, Philippines – The government has started negotiating the relocation of some 500 families occupying houses around the Polloc Port in Parang, Magu

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Cab driver pushing drugs nabbed in Cagayan

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Makati reports 58% drop in dengue cases

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MANILA, Philippines – The Makati Health Department (MHD) on Tuesday reported a 58-percent drop in the number of dengue cases reported in the city from Januar

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MMDA shoots down proposal to ban private cars on EDSA

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MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday shot down the proposal of Land Transportation Franchising and Regulator

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Family of 3 murdered, bodies torched in Basilan

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ZAMBOANGA CITY – An 11-year-old boy and his parents were found dead and charred beyond recognition on Monday in a remote farm village in Isabela City, Basila

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Search launched for Pampanga kidnap victim

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MABALACAT, Pampanga, Philippines – A search and rescue operation has been launched for a 12-year-old girl reportedly snatched by a man at the Madapdap resett

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Ex-Capiz mayor faces graft raps

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MANILA, Philippines – Graft charges have been ordered filed against a former town mayor of Capiz for allegedly relieving the municipal budget officer and tra

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