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PDEA, China anti-drug agency ink pact on cooperation

MANILA, Philippines (Philippines News Agency) –  The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Narcotics Control Bure

In Focus: Star Magic Ball 2016 Watch - ABS-CBN News


In Focus: Star Magic Ball 2016 Watch
It's the 10th Star Magic Ball, and we give you all the latest highlights of this much-awaited event. [related: Countdown To #StarMagicBall2016: How The Stars Prep For This Special Night]. The Location: Makati Shangri-La Hotel. What went down before the ...

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Duterte defuses separation 'bomb': Ties with US remain -

Duterte defuses separation 'bomb': Ties with US remain
President Rodrigo Duterte has clarified that the Philippines would not cut diplomatic ties with the United States, but merely pursuing a more inde-pendent foreign policy by pushing stronger relations with regional behemoth China. Returning home Friday ...
Philippines not cutting ties with USPhilippine Star
PH won't cut ties with USManila Bulletin
Duterte and Xi talked about fishing rights in Scarborough ShoalRappler
Sun.Star -InterAksyon -Business Mirror -The Manila Times
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Pope reminds faithful of 'immense work of mercy' - Manila Bulletin

Manila Bulletin

Pope reminds faithful of 'immense work of mercy'
Manila Bulletin
Pope Francis reminds the faithful “to see mission as an immense work of mercy” especially today as the Catholic Church marks the 90th World Mission Sunday in the year of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. Brown mission envelopes will be distributed ...
Extraordinary Jubilee Audience: Mercy and DialogueVatican Radio

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Rody to talk to riot cop, rallyists

MANILA, Philippines - After the violent rally dispersal in front of the US embassy last Wednesday, President Duterte disclosed Friday night he would do the “

Rody to fishermen: Just be patient

MANILA, Philippines - Be patient and wait for word from China.

Rody cites gains of Brunei, China trips

MANILA, Philippines - Following his visits to Brunei and China last week, President Duterte assured the people yesterday that the government would pursue eco

JBC sets schedule for interview of bets for SC post

MANILA, Philippines - The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) announced yesterday that seven of the 14 candidates seeking to replace retiring Supreme Court (SC) A

Rody: US never apologized for 2002 Davao incident

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Duterte slammed anew the United States for not apologizing for whisking away a British-American who was a suspect in a bl

Philippines not cutting ties with US

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – “Separation” from the United States is “not severance of ties,” President Duterte pointed out Friday night upon his arrival from Be

PNP exec behind Obama mask visiting China

MANILA, Philippines - Policemen behind the distribution of the controversial Halloween masks kept their mouths shut and pointed to Senior Supt. Gilbert Cruz,

Lawmaker backs Duterte plan to ban firecrackers nationwide

MANILA, Philippines - A lawmaker yesterday reiterated his call for a nationwide ban on firecrackers following an explosion at a firecracker store in Bocaue,

‘Sugar, BPO industries may end up as casualties’

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines – The sugar and business process outsourcing (BPO) industries may end up as casualties of a Philippine “separation” from the United

Iraqi army drives Islamic State from Christian region near Mosul - GMA News

GMA News

Iraqi army drives Islamic State from Christian region near Mosul
GMA News
QAYYARA, Iraq- Iraqi army troops on Saturday stormed into a Christian region that has been under Islamic State control since 2014 as part of US-backed operations to clear the entrances to Mosul, the militants' last major city stronghold in Iraq. The ...
Iraq forces in fierce Kirkuk ...Rappler
Iraq pushes into town near Mosul after IS assault on KirkukDaily Mail
Iraqi leader says no thanks to US push for Turkish role in Mosul fightUSA TODAY
Voice of America -BBC News -Fortune -The Independent
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Eastern Mindanao Command activates anti-terror unit - The Manila Times

Eastern Mindanao Command activates anti-terror unit
The Manila Times
The Davao City-based Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) formally activated its anti-terror unit, Joint Task Force Haribon, during ceremonies at the Naval Station Felix Apolinario on Saturday. EMC spokesperson, Major Ezra Balagtey, said Joint Task Force ...

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Councilor's wife arrested in Maguindanao for drug links - ABS-CBN News


Councilor's wife arrested in Maguindanao for drug links
MAGUINDANAO - The wife of a municipal councilor in Maguindanao was arrested Thursday after suspected "shabu" and other paraphernalia were found in her possession. Faironesah Utto, the 30-year-old wife of Guindulungan, Maguindanao municipal ...

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1 dead, 2 injured as Cavite hostage drama ends - ABS-CBN News


1 dead, 2 injured as Cavite hostage drama ends
MANILA - A knife-wielding suspect, who was holding two people hostage, was shot dead by police ending a tense standoff in Dasmarinas, Cavite on Saturday. Police fired at the suspect, Peter Adricula, 33, after he stabbed his two hostages, 20-year-old ...

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IS raid in Iraq's Kirkuk kills 46, mostly security forces --officers

An ongoing attack by the Islamic State group in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk has killed at least 46 people, mostly members of the security forces, security and medical sources said Saturday.  

3 dead, 3 injured as train runs over sleeping teens in Manila - InterAksyon


3 dead, 3 injured as train runs over sleeping teens in Manila
MANILA, Philippines -- Three teenage girls were killed and three others seriously injured when they were run over by a Philippine National Railways train in Manila, news reports said Saturday. The reports said the six girls had a drinking spree late ...

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Remains of 2 pilots in Ilocos Sur Cessna crash retrieved —CAAP - GMA News

CNN Philippines

Remains of 2 pilots in Ilocos Sur Cessna crash retrieved —CAAP
GMA News
Civil aviation authorities have retrieved the bodies of the two people inside the fuselage of the Cessna plane that crashed Friday afternoon off Ilocos Sur, a radio report said Saturday. Super Radyo dzBB quoted Eric Apolonio of the Civil Aviation ...
Two killed in plane crash off Santiago cove in Ilocos

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Clinton warns Trump is 'threatening' US democracy

Hillary Clinton excoriated rival Donald Trump as a threat to American democracy Friday for not pledging to honor results of the upcoming presidential election, as the bitter rivals battled for supremacy in battleground states.  

Mexico arrests ex-police chief linked to student disappearances

Mexico has arrested a former police chief at the heart of an investigation into the disappearance and likely massacre of 43 trainee teachers in the southwestern city of Iguala two years ago, security officials said on Friday.

Anti-pipeline protestor tosses pumpkin seeds at Canada's Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is usually greeted by cheering crowds when he goes out in public but received a less pleasant welcome in Hamilton on Friday - a handful of pumpkin seeds thrown by a green activist.

Canada walks out of trade talks with 'incapable' EU

Canada's trade minister walked out of talks in Belgium on Friday, declaring that the European Union was incapable of sealing a planned transatlantic free trade deal designed to boost growth in both economies.

Cameroon train derails; at least 55 dead, hundreds injured

Fourteen people remained trapped on Friday under the wreckage of a packed passenger train that derailed en route between Cameroon's two largest cities, killing at least 55 and injuring 575, the government said in a communique read on state television.

Church bells peal in town retaken by Iraqi troops from Islamic State

The din of bullets, mortars and bombs in the northern Iraqi town of Bartella was replaced momentarily on Friday by a sound not heard there for more than two years: the peal of church bells.

Trump seeks to bar personal conduct claims from Trump University trial

Donald Trump's attorneys asked a US judge to bar accusations about his personal conduct that have arisen during the presidential election campaign, which would include allegations of sexual misconduct, from the upcoming civil trial over Trump University.

Ambulance service treats 26 people after London City Airport evacuated

London's ambulance service said it had treated 26 people for breathing difficulties at London City Airport after an apparent chemical incident.

Aleppo siege and air strikes are war crimes - UN rights boss

The United Nations' top human rights official said on Friday that the siege and bombing of eastern Aleppo in Syria constituted "crimes of historic proportions" that have caused heavy civilian casualties amounting to war crimes.

Islamic State attacks Kirkuk as Iraqi forces push on Mosul

Islamic State launched a major attack on the city of Kirkuk on Friday as Iraqi and Kurdish forces pursued operations to seize territory around Mosul in preparation for an offensive on the jihadists' last major stronghold in Iraq.

South Africa's withdrawal rocks International Criminal Court

South Africa announced Friday that it is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, dealing a major blow to a troubled institution set up to try the world's worst crimes.

435 pass Nurse Licensure Exam in Middle East -PRC

A total of 435 out of 1,255 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination given by the Board of Nursing in the Middle East, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced Friday.

Pinoy's death in 2014 due to overwork --Japan labor ministry

Japanese labor authorities have ruled that the death of a Filipino technical trainee two years ago was due to overwork, Japanese media reports said.

Typhoon Haima batters Hong Kong as city in lockdown

The usually frenetic streets of Hong Kong were deserted Friday as the city was battered by Typhoon Haima after the storm left a trail of deaths and damage in the Philippines.

Bicolano artist banners PHL in Malaysia art exhibit

Bicolano artist Pancho Piano is the sole representative of the Philippines and Southeast Asia in a recent art exhibit at Malaysia.

Magnitude 6.6 quake jolts western Japan, no tsunami warning

The epicenter of the earthquake was in Tottori prefecture. The quake occurred at 2:07 p.m. (1:07 p.m. Philippine Time) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) the agency said.

Final Trump-Clinton debate draws nearly 72 million viewers

An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday, the figure is lower than their first encounter but the third-largest total ever recorded.

42 out of 163 pass CPA Licensure Exam in Middle East -PRC

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Thursday announced that 42 out of 163 passed the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Licensure Examination given in the Middle East last month.

Indignation over violent dispersal in Manila reaches Pinoys in HK

HONG KONG — Indignation over Wednesday's violent dispersal of protesters near the US Embassy in Manila has reached Hong Kong, with human rights and peace advocates holding a picket at the Philippine Consulate General on Thursday.

PHL, Qatar to sign agreement promoting migrant workers' rights

The Philippine Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and its counterpart in Qatar is set to sign an agreement promoting the rights of migrant workers, OFW advocate Susan Ople said Thursday.

Pinay in Iraq finally coming home two months after death

Laida Hajan, a Filipino worker in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, is finally coming home, two months after she passed away.

Police brutality charge vs PNP unfair, says Lacson -

Police brutality charge vs PNP unfair, says Lacson
Senator Panfilo Lacson said it was “unfair” to accuse the Philippine National Police (PNP) of “police brutality” for the action of a policeman who was driving a police van that ran over protesters at the United States (US) Embassy on Wednesday. “I ...

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Duterte urges OFWs to 'raise hell' vs. corrupt officials

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night faced the Filipino community in Beijing as part of his four-day trip to China with an advice for them to "raise hell" if ever they are being victimized by corrupt officials.

Pinoy family honored for helping fellow OFWs in Saudi Arabia

A Filipino couple in Saudi Arabia was recently honored for their advocacy in empowering their underprivileged kababayans both in the Philippines and Middle East.

PHL, HK to review ban on window cleaning

Philippine and Hong Kong officials have agreed to review the total ban on Filipino domestic helpers from cleaning the exterior of windows of their employer's flat in high-rise buildings.

Drop boxes in Dubai bus stops to connect Pinoys to consulate

Filipinos can now reach the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai through a number of drop boxes placed at smart shelters that will deliver letters by Filipinos to the consulate on a weekly basis.

176 more stranded OFWs repatriated from Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH – Close to 200 Filipino workers retrenched from Saudi Oger were on their way home finally after months of being stranded in Saudi Arabia, with hopes that they would receive their unpaid salaries before Christmas.

Pinoys in Iraq told to be vigilant as offensive in Mosul starts

As Iraqi forces started their offensive to liberate Mosul from ISIS terrorists, Filipinos in the Middle Eastern country were advised to be vigilant.

PHL defers ban on window cleaning by its workers in HK

Philippine officials here have deferred the implementation of the ban on Filipino domestic helpers to clean the windows of their employer's flat in high-rise buildings.

Embassy kept in the dark about Pinay's death in Iraq for 40 days

A Filipina from Mindanao has been dead for over a month in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq before Filipino officials were informed of her death, Iraq Chargé d'Affaires Elmer Cato said in an emotional post on Facebook.