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44 killed, 12 wounded in Mamasapano ‘misencounter’

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Tuesday said at least 44 police officers from the elite PNP-Special Action Force were killed during the 11-hour firefight with members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Mamasapano, Maguindanao on Sunday. At a press conference, Roxas said 392 members of different

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Typhoon Hagupit enters PAR Thursday morning

Typhoon Hagupit enters PAR Thursday morning. “At 4:00 am today, the eye of Typhoon “RUBY” was located based on all available data at 942 km East Northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur or 1,023 km East of Surigao City (9.4?N, 134.8?E), with maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near the center and gustiness of up

World

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Boko Haram fighters seize two towns in northeast Nigeria, residents say

Boko Haram fighters late Thursday took over two towns in northeast Nigeria, fleeing residents said, after they reportedly were forced out of a key town by local vigilantes and hunters. The militant Islamist group raided the towns of Hong and Gombi in Adamawa state, 100 kilometers (about 60 miles) from Yola, the state capital. Local

Sports

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How US blizzard helped Pacquiao and Mayweather finally meet

After a rivalry outside the ring spanning years, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather finally met face-to-face for the first time at a Miami Heat game on Tuesday (Wednesday morning PHL time). Curiously, the Filipino ring icon wasn’t even supposed to be at the game. In an interview with ESPN, Pacquiao adviser was supposed to travel

Business

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MINERO Board Game nag karoon ng Soft Launching sa QC

QUEZON CITY – Sa pakikipatulungan ng Save Romblon Campaign Committee Incorporated (SRCCI), Sanggunian ng Pagbubuklod ng Kabataan (SPK) at Philippine Movement for Democratic Governance (PMDG) ay nagkaroon ng Soft Launching ng MINERO Board Game noong September 13, 2014, 1PM sa Civic Center-A ng Quezon City Hall. Dinaluhan ito ng mahigit 110 na kabataan ng Quezon

Columns

Qatar – isa sa mga d’ best na bansa para sa mga OFWs

Sa pinakahuling report tungkol sa ‘the richest countries in 2014’, na nailathala sa mga internet websites tulad ng worldrichestcountries.com, forbes.com at iba pa, nananatili ang Qatar sa ‘#1 richest country in the world’ in terms of GDP estimated at $182 Billion with a total local population of around 2 Million. Hindi na ako magtataka, kasi

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