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Spreading fake news is a sin — Santos

MANILA, Philippines - People who spread fake news are sinners, a Catholic prelate said yesterday.

DOT: Philippines destinations visited by 60 M local tourists yearly

MANILA, Philippines - More than one half of the country’s population or 60 million Filipinos visit local tourist destinations in the country every year, a De

Emissaries, Maute meet during truce

MARAWI CITY, Philippines – Emissaries met yesterday with a leader of a terror group loyal to Islamic State, officials said, taking advantage of a short truce

Number of elementary, high school dropouts rising – lawmaker

MANILA, Philippines - The number of elementary and high school dropouts has risen, reaching 4.8 million or an 11 percent increase since 2012, according to a

Philippines newest warship to assist in Marawi rehab

MANILA, Philippines - The Navy’s newest ship BRP Davao del Sur is set to be deployed near strife-torn Marawi and help in the rebuilding and rehabilitation ef

Rody: Faith will see us through

Duterte calls for fostering of nat’l unity on Eid’l Fitr

‘Don’t forget the people of Marawi’

MANILA, Philippines - Graduating with the highest honor from the country’s premier university should have made Arman Ali Ghodsinia one of the happiest indivi

Pimentel: Duterte delivered on campaign promises

MANILA, Philippines - While critics of President Duterte think he did a poor job in his first year in office, his ally and party mate Senate President Aquili

Artist on new UP sculpture: No plagiarism

MANILA, Philippines - The Filipino artist behind the floating “female Oblation” sculpture inside the University of the Philippines Diliman has denied allegat

2 Sayyaf ‘medics’ charged

MANILA, Philippines - Two arrested Abu Sayyaf group members believed to have provided medical treatment to wounded terrorists fighting government troops in M

DoTr lays out first five stations along Clark railway - BusinessWorld Online Edition


Inquirer.net

DoTr lays out first five stations along Clark railway
BusinessWorld Online Edition
THE GOVERNMENT will lead today the marking of the stations for its planned P255-billion railway project from Manila to Clark, part of an effort to decongest Metro Manila and develop infrastructure in Central Luzon. The Department of Transportation ...
DOTr leads marking of Manila-Clark railway's 5 future stationsInquirer.net
DOTr to mark 5 stations of Manila-Clark railway projectInterAksyon
Transport officials to mark first 5 stations of Manila-Clark Railway on MondayGMA News
gulfnews.com
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San Miguel pulls away late, beats TNT for 2-1 finals edge - Inquirer.net


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San Miguel pulls away late, beats TNT for 2-1 finals edge
Inquirer.net
San Miguel did just enough to hold off TNT, 109-97, and gain a 2-1 edge in the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Charles Rhodes celebrated his 32nd birthday in style, carrying the load for the Beermen with 25 points, ...
Beermen win second straight, seize 2-1 series lead vs TNTGMA News
Traffic kills Dean's ListPhilippine Star
San Miguel takes Game 3 over TNT to seize 2-1 Finals leadRappler
The Manila Times -Tempo -Saudi Gazette -CNN Philippines
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Muslims in Birmingham celebrate Eid al-Fitr amid increased security - The Guardian


The Guardian

Muslims in Birmingham celebrate Eid al-Fitr amid increased security
The Guardian
A mass prayer on Sunday at Celebrate Eid, in Birmingham, marking the festival's seventh year. Photograph: Tristan Potter/SWNS.com. Birmingham. Muslims in Birmingham celebrate Eid al-Fitr amid increased security. Europe's biggest festival marking end of ...
Valle: Eid Mubarak | SunStarSun.Star
President Trump skips hosting annual Ramadan dinner, breaking with almost 20 years of traditionNew York Daily News
Largest Eid celebration in Europe as 100000 Muslims gather in BirminghamTelegraph.co.uk
gulfnews.com -Aljazeera.com -Evening Standard -Times of India (blog)
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Abu Sayyaf leader's escape from Marawi unverified – AFP - Inquirer.net


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Abu Sayyaf leader's escape from Marawi unverified – AFP
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This image taken from an undated video shown to The Associated Press by the Philippine military shows the purported leader of the Islamic State group Southeast Asia branch, Isnilon Hapilon, center, at a meeting of militants at an undisclosed location.
Military declares Eid'l Fitr truce in Marawi CityBusinessWorld Online Edition
Duterte emphasizes 'national unity' in Eid'l Fitr messageRappler
Five Marawi residents rescued during Eid'l Fitr truceGMA News
Reuters -NPR -Gulf Times -ABS-CBN News
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May ouster would be 'catastrophic' for Brexit talks -minister

Britain's minister in charge of Brexit talks warned Sunday that any bid from within the Conservative Party to unseat Prime Minister Theresa May would be 'catastrophic' for negotiations.

May ouster would be 'catastrophic' for Brexit talks -minister

Britain's minister in charge of Brexit talks warned Sunday that any bid from within the Conservative Party to unseat Prime Minister Theresa May would be 'catastrophic' for negotiations.

MILF confident Bangsamoro Basic Law will be passed

The MILF on Sunday said it is optimistic that the Bangsamoro Basic Law will be passed soon, as previous issues have now been addressed.

MILF confident Bangsamoro Basic Law will be passed

The MILF on Sunday said it is optimistic that the Bangsamoro Basic Law will be passed soon, as previous issues have now been addressed.

De Lima sneers at new arrest warrant: Drug rap 'weakest case' of all - Inquirer.net


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De Lima sneers at new arrest warrant: Drug rap 'weakest case' of all
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MANILA — Sen. Leila de Lima has vowed to contest the latest arrest warrant issued against her in connection with a case which she described as the “weakest among the three trumped-up drug charges” against her. De Lima was reacting to the June 21 ...
De Lima slams arrest warrant for 'weakest' drug caseRappler
De Lima seeks review of PH tax reform's possible adverse effectsAsianjournal.com
Philippines: Former Justice Secretary faces illegal drug trading chargesInternational Business Times, Singapore Edition
CNN Philippines
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Five of 300 still trapped in Marawi rescued during Eid'l Fitr truce

Only five of the 300 or so reportedly still trapped in Marawi were rescued during the eight-hour ceasefire on Eid'l Fitr.

Five of 300 still trapped in Marawi rescued during Eid'l Fitr truce

Only five of the 300 or so reportedly still trapped in Marawi were rescued during the eight-hour ceasefire on Eid'l Fitr.

De Lima on latest arrest warrant: Weakest among drug charges

As she faces another arrest warrant, Sen. Leila de Lima said Sunday she's 'optimistic” that judges handling the cases against her will see the 'unreliability” of the witnesses against her.

De Lima on latest arrest warrant: Weakest among drug charges

As she faces another arrest warrant, Sen. Leila de Lima said Sunday she's 'optimistic” that judges handling the cases against her will see the 'unreliability” of the witnesses against her.

PH gov't questions NPA's sincerity amid attacks; CPP hits back - Inquirer.net


Philippine Star

PH gov't questions NPA's sincerity amid attacks; CPP hits back
Inquirer.net
The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace process (Opapp) has criticized the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) for its military arm's alleged offensives in Mindanao. The government accused the New People's Army of not only targeting ...
Dureza blasts commitment by Reds to talks amid NPA attacksBusinessWorld Online Edition
Govt 'disturbed' by continued NPA attacksThe Manila Times

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Trillanes files bill allowing AFP to recruit 20000 more personnel - Inquirer.net


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Trillanes files bill allowing AFP to recruit 20000 more personnel
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Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV wants the military to recruit 20,000 more personnel who will only serve a tour of duty for five years amid several security issues hounding the country. Trillanes, a former Navy officer, recently filed Senate Bill No. 1473 ...
Trillanes files bill for recruitment of additional AFP personnelGMA News
20000 Provisional Enlisted Personnel proposed to address current threatsUpdate Philippines

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QC cops nab minor 'sextortionist,' 7 others during weekend operations

An alleged sextortionist, five drug suspects, and two wanted persons were among the criminals arrested by the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) over the weekend.

QC cops nab minor 'sextortionist,' 7 others during weekend operations

An alleged sextortionist, five drug suspects, and two wanted persons were among the criminals arrested by the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) over the weekend.

Trillanes files bill for recruitment of additional AFP personnel

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has filed a measure seeking to intensify the military's recruitment efforts of enlisted personnel amid the security issues faced by the country in Mindanao.

Trillanes files bill for recruitment of additional AFP personnel

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has filed a measure seeking to intensify the military's recruitment efforts of enlisted personnel amid the security issues faced by the country in Mindanao.

PHL Navy's newest ship deployed to aid troops in Marawi

Malacañang on Sunday said the Philippine Navy's newest ship, BRP Davao del Sur, has been deployed to assist in military operation in Marawi City.

PHL Navy's newest ship deployed to aid troops in Marawi

Malacañang on Sunday said the Philippine Navy's newest ship, BRP Davao del Sur, has been deployed to assist in military operation in Marawi City.

Muslims, Christians have a tearful exchange of roses on Eid'l Fitr -OPAPP

Christians and Muslims exchanged flowers in celebration of Eid al-Fitr at an evacuation community in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte.

Muslims, Christians have a tearful exchange of roses on Eid'l Fitr -OPAPP

Christians and Muslims exchanged flowers in celebration of Eid al-Fitr at an evacuation community in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte.

UP Valedictorian urged graduates to unite amidst Marawi siege - Manila Bulletin


Manila Bulletin

UP Valedictorian urged graduates to unite amidst Marawi siege
Manila Bulletin
Like how the Oblation symbolically stands and offers itself for the country, Summa Cum Laude graduate Arman Ghodsinia urged his fellow graduates to stand by the Filipino people and extend compassion. Arman Ali Ghodsinia, a iskolar from Marawi, ...
'I am living proof that minorities can do well' – GhodsiniaThe Manila Times
WATCH: UP's Maranao summa cum laude calls for peace in valedictory speechABS-CBN News

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Stray cats, killers and no regrets: De Lima on life in jail

Asked if she had any regrets about opposing Duterte, de Lima replied: 'No, none at all.'

Stray cats, killers and no regrets: De Lima on life in jail

Asked if she had any regrets about opposing Duterte, de Lima replied: 'No, none at all.'

Duterte urges 'national unity' as he greets Muslim Filipinos for Eid'l Fitr

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday called on Muslim Filipinos to work towards 'national unity” as they mark the celebration of Eid'l Fitr.

Duterte urges 'national unity' as he greets Muslim Filipinos for Eid'l Fitr

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday called on Muslim Filipinos to work towards 'national unity” as they mark the celebration of Eid'l Fitr.

Simbahang Katolika nagpaabot ng pagbati sa mga Muslim

Nagpahatid ng pagbati ang mga lider ng Simbahang Katolika sa pagdiriwang ng mga Muslim sa Eid'l Fitr, isang banal na pagdiriwang ng Islam sa pagtatapos ng isang buwang Ramadan.  

Simbahang Katolika nagpaabot ng pagbati sa mga Muslim

Nagpahatid ng pagbati ang mga lider ng Simbahang Katolika sa pagdiriwang ng mga Muslim sa Eid'l Fitr, isang banal na pagdiriwang ng Islam sa pagtatapos ng isang buwang Ramadan.  

Oil tanker explosion kills more than 123 in Pakistan

An overturned oil tanker exploded killing at least 123 people in Pakistan on Sunday, as most of the victims had gathered round when spilled fuel from the stricken vehicle ignited, officials said.

Oil tanker explosion kills more than 123 in Pakistan

An overturned oil tanker exploded killing at least 123 people in Pakistan on Sunday, as most of the victims had gathered round when spilled fuel from the stricken vehicle ignited, officials said.

Refugees rush home to Marawi to join in rescue ops during 8-hr truce

ILIGAN CITY --Thousands of evacuees seeking refuge in this neighboring city rushed to their troubled home Marawi City to join in rescue operations while the clock ticked away the minutes in the 8-hour humanitarian truce that was to end at 2 p.m. on Sunday.  

Refugees rush home to Marawi to join in rescue ops during 8-hr truce

ILIGAN CITY --Thousands of evacuees seeking refuge in this neighboring city rushed to their troubled home Marawi City to join in rescue operations while the clock ticked away the minutes in the 8-hour humanitarian truce that was to end at 2 p.m. on Sunday.  

AFP verifying reports: More Maute hostages killed, some forced to collect bombs

The Armed Forces of the Philippines is validating reports that the Maute group are forcing their hostages to pick up bombs within the conflict zone in Marawi City, a military spokesperson said Sunday.

AFP verifying reports: More Maute hostages killed, some forced to collect bombs

The Armed Forces of the Philippines is validating reports that the Maute group are forcing their hostages to pick up bombs within the conflict zone in Marawi City, a military spokesperson said Sunday.

MILF teams to rescue trapped civilians during 8-hour ceasefire in Marawi

Rescue and retrieval teams composed of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and provincial government volunteers will enter the war zone in Marawi City, taking advantage of the military's eight-hour ceasefire.

MILF teams to rescue trapped civilians during 8-hour ceasefire in Marawi

Rescue and retrieval teams composed of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and provincial government volunteers will enter the war zone in Marawi City, taking advantage of the military's eight-hour ceasefire.

ARMM renews call for Marawi evacuees to register for relief, rehab programs - ReliefWeb


ARMM renews call for Marawi evacuees to register for relief, rehab programs
ReliefWeb
ILIGAN CITY/Mindanao Hour, June 25 – The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) reiterated its call for evacuees to register using the Disaster Assistance and Family Access Card (DAFAC) issued by the Department of Social Welfare and ...

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'Pass the Anti-Discrimination Bill already!'—Metro Manila Pride marchers - InterAksyon


InterAksyon

'Pass the Anti-Discrimination Bill already!'—Metro Manila Pride marchers
InterAksyon
LGBTQ+ community gathered on June 24 for the 23rd Metro Manila Pride March and Festival at Marikina City. Photo by Bernard Testa, InterAksyon. Some 7,500 members of the LGBTQ+ community and their supporters gathered in Marikina City on Saturday, ...

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NOTICE TO Filipino Overseas Voters in New South Wales

The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney encourages registered Filipino Overseas Voters in New South Wales who have received their ballots packets from COMELEC-Manila for the 2016 Philippine National Elections to send their accomplished ballots to the Consulate as soon as possible.

The accomplished ballots may be submitted to the Consulate daily, including on weekends and holidays, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM on 9 April-8 May 2016, and from 9:00AM to 7:00PM on 9 May 2016.

For Filipino Overseas Voters who have not yet received their ballots, please check whether your name is in the following lists on the Consulate website, :

• Returned-To-Sender (RTS) ballots; and

• List of voters with incomplete or no mailing address.

If your name is on either of the above lists, please contact the Consulate and look for Mr. Jessie Llaneta at Tel. No. 926207377, or send your complete details, e.g., mobile number and mailing address, to sydney.pcg@dfa.gov.ph, or contact the Duty Officer at mobile number 0415-426400.

Thank you.

Philippine Consulate General, Sydney

20 April 2016

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Miss Universe 2015 Winner Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo (Steve Harvey Epic FAIL)

Miss Universe 2015 Winner Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo (Steve Harvey Epic FAIL)

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Pia Alonzo wins Miss Universe 2015

Pia Alonzo wins Miss Universe 2015

Pia Alonzo was crowned Miss Universe 2015 on Sunday
She becomes only the third Filipina to win the crown after Gloria Diaz and Margarita Moran

She was crowned amid much confusion after host Steve Harvey initially announced Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez as the winner.

Harvey apologized and said he read the wrong results.

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