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Duterte urges Catholics to stop going to church

In his latest salvo against the Catholic Church, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said Catholics should stop going to church and should just express their faith by setting up chapels in their homes.
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Duterte urges Catholics to stop going to church

In his latest salvo against the Catholic Church, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said Catholics should stop going to church and should just express their faith by setting up chapels in their homes.

Duterte: Probe underway of Trillanes parents' gov't dealings

President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday the government is looking into the alleged business transactions of the parents of opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV.
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Duterte: Probe underway of Trillanes parents' gov't dealings

President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday the government is looking into the alleged business transactions of the parents of opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV.

Solon in helicopter accident pushes for ‘genuine’ AFP modernization

After figuring in a helicopter accident last week, COOP NATCCO party-list Representative Anthony Bravo on Monday pushed for the «genuine» modernization of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
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Solon in helicopter accident pushes for ‘genuine’ AFP modernization

After figuring in a helicopter accident last week, COOP NATCCO party-list Representative Anthony Bravo on Monday pushed for the «genuine» modernization of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

De Lima asks CA to bar convicts from testifying against her

After being rejected by a trial court, Senator Leila de Lima has requested the Court of Appeals (CA) to prohibit convicted inmates from testifying for the government's illegal drugs cases against her.
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De Lima asks CA to bar convicts from testifying against her

After being rejected by a trial court, Senator Leila de Lima has requested the Court of Appeals (CA) to prohibit convicted inmates from testifying for the government's illegal drugs cases against her.

Faeldon formally assumes BuCor post, vows to curb Bilibid drug trade

Newly-installed Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) director general Nicanor Faeldon on Monday vowed to curb illegal drug trade in the national penitentiary as well as address the issue on jail congestion.
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Faeldon formally assumes BuCor post, vows to curb Bilibid drug trade

Newly-installed Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) director general Nicanor Faeldon on Monday vowed to curb illegal drug trade in the national penitentiary as well as address the issue on jail congestion.

Supporters of bar-examinees flood España for exams' last day

Families and friends of this year's Bar examinees flocked to España Boulevard on Sunday to show their support during the last day of the bar.
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Supporters of bar-examinees flood España for exams' last day

Families and friends of this year's Bar examinees flocked to España Boulevard on Sunday to show their support during the last day of the bar.

California wildfire that killed at least 85 people fully contained

The deadliest wildfire in California history that destroyed the mountain town of Paradise and killed at least 85 people was 100 percent contained on Sunday, according to state fire officials.
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California wildfire that killed at least 85 people fully contained

The deadliest wildfire in California history that destroyed the mountain town of Paradise and killed at least 85 people was 100 percent contained on Sunday, according to state fire officials.

Macron to address nation after violent Paris protests

Faced with violent anti-government protests in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday will announce new measures in an attempt to rally support for environment-friendly tax increases.
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Macron to address nation after violent Paris protests

Faced with violent anti-government protests in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday will announce new measures in an attempt to rally support for environment-friendly tax increases.

2 teachers die, 41 students hurt as truck falls into cliff in Cotabato

Two teachers were killed and 41 students injured when a truck they were riding fell into a cliff on Saturday, a radio report said Sunday.  
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2 teachers die, 41 students hurt as truck falls into cliff in Cotabato

Two teachers were killed and 41 students injured when a truck they were riding fell into a cliff on Saturday, a radio report said Sunday.  

Colmenares to Duterte: Don’t use Memorandum Order 32 vs. opposition candidates

Bayan Muna chairman Neri Colmenares on Sunday urged President Rodrigo Duterte not to use the memorandum issued to deploy more military troops to Samar, the Negros Island and the Bicol Region against opposition candidates in the 2019 elections.
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Colmenares to Duterte: Don’t use Memorandum Order 32 vs. opposition candidates

Bayan Muna chairman Neri Colmenares on Sunday urged President Rodrigo Duterte not to use the memorandum issued to deploy more military troops to Samar, the Negros Island and the Bicol Region against opposition candidates in the 2019 elections.

Duterte's remarks on sea dispute tantamount to selling sovereignty

Recent remarks of President Rodrigo Duterte regarding disputed waters in the South China Sea are tantamount to selling the country's sovereignty, Vice President Maria Leonor «Leni» Robredo said Sunday.
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Duterte's remarks on sea dispute tantamount to selling sovereignty

Recent remarks of President Rodrigo Duterte regarding disputed waters in the South China Sea are tantamount to selling the country's sovereignty, Vice President Maria Leonor «Leni» Robredo said Sunday.

Advocates launch One Billion Rising 2019, oppose violence against women

Men and women alike joined hands on Sunday at Rizal Park in Manila in calling for global solidarity to end abuse against women.
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Advocates launch One Billion Rising 2019, oppose violence against women

Men and women alike joined hands on Sunday at Rizal Park in Manila in calling for global solidarity to end abuse against women.

AFP backs deployment of more troops to some areas --Arevalo

The Armed Forces of the Philippines supports Malacañang order to deploy more troops to Samar, Negros, and the Bicol region, and soldiers are waiting for the directive on how to operationalize  Memorandum Order No. 32, AFP spokesman Brigadier General Edgard
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AFP backs deployment of more troops to some areas --Arevalo

The Armed Forces of the Philippines supports Malacañang order to deploy more troops to Samar, Negros, and the Bicol region, and soldiers are waiting for the directive on how to operationalize  Memorandum Order No. 32, AFP spokesman Brigadier General Edgard Arevalo said Sunday.  

Duterte could order deployment of more troops without MO --Lacson

President Rodrigo Duterte could have called for the deployment of more military troops to Samar, the Negros Island and the Bicol Region even without issuing Memorandum Order No. 32, Senator Panfilo Lacson said on Sunday.  
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Duterte could order deployment of more troops without MO --Lacson

President Rodrigo Duterte could have called for the deployment of more military troops to Samar, the Negros Island and the Bicol Region even without issuing Memorandum Order No. 32, Senator Panfilo Lacson said on Sunday.  

PHL-China MOU on oil, gas dev’t cooperation a 'clear act of treason' of Duterte --Sison

For Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Maria Sison, the signing of the memorandum of understanding on cooperation on oil and gas development between the Philippines and China is a «clear act of treason» on the part of Presid
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PHL-China MOU on oil, gas dev’t cooperation a 'clear act of treason' of Duterte --Sison

For Communist Party of the Philippines founding chairman Jose Maria Sison, the signing of the memorandum of understanding on cooperation on oil and gas development between the Philippines and China is a «clear act of treason» on the part of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Islamic State claims attack in southern Libya that killed at least nine

Islamic State on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack on a town in Libya's southern desert that killed nine people and in which several people were kidnapped, according to a resident.
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Islamic State claims attack in southern Libya that killed at least nine

Islamic State on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack on a town in Libya's southern desert that killed nine people and in which several people were kidnapped, according to a resident.

Rain breaks, easing search for remains of California wildfire

Teams searching for remains from the deadliest wildfire in California history were able to comb through wreckage in dry weather on Saturday, but rains are expected to return next week and officials warned of a threat of mudslides.
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Rain breaks, easing search for remains of California wildfire

Teams searching for remains from the deadliest wildfire in California history were able to comb through wreckage in dry weather on Saturday, but rains are expected to return next week and officials warned of a threat of mudslides.

Trump dismisses report he is unhappy with Treasury's Mnuchin

US President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Friday that he was quite happy with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's performance, after The Wall Street Journal reported that the president was dissatisfied with Mnuchin.
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Trump dismisses report he is unhappy with Treasury's Mnuchin

US President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Friday that he was quite happy with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's performance, after The Wall Street Journal reported that the president was dissatisfied with Mnuchin.

Gibraltar deal clears way for Sunday Brexit summit

A last-minute deal to meet Spanish demands for a say on the future of Gibraltar after Britain leaves the EU salvaged a summit which will go ahead as planned on Sunday to deliver a Brexit accord to British Prime Minister Theresa May.
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Gibraltar deal clears way for Sunday Brexit summit

A last-minute deal to meet Spanish demands for a say on the future of Gibraltar after Britain leaves the EU salvaged a summit which will go ahead as planned on Sunday to deliver a Brexit accord to British Prime Minister Theresa May.

French police fire tear gas at protesters on Champs Elysee

Police firing tear gas and water cannons clashed with protesters in Paris who are angry over rising fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies, the second weekend of «yellow vest» protests across France.
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French police fire tear gas at protesters on Champs Elysee

Police firing tear gas and water cannons clashed with protesters in Paris who are angry over rising fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies, the second weekend of «yellow vest» protests across France.

Carpio happy being shortlisted for CJ post, firm on sea dispute stance

Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio on Saturday welcomed his being shortlisted for the vacant chief justice post.  
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Carpio happy being shortlisted for CJ post, firm on sea dispute stance

Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio on Saturday welcomed his being shortlisted for the vacant chief justice post.  

Pulis, 2 lalaki nahuli sa pagbebenta ng sanggkap pampasabog

Arestado ang isang pulis at dalawa pang lalaki sa Tagum City, Davao del Norte dahil sa pagbebenta umano ng mga sangkap pampasabog.  
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Pulis, 2 lalaki nahuli sa pagbebenta ng sanggkap pampasabog

Arestado ang isang pulis at dalawa pang lalaki sa Tagum City, Davao del Norte dahil sa pagbebenta umano ng mga sangkap pampasabog.  

7 dating sumuko at nahuli dahil sa droga, muling nahuli sa QC at Cavite

Arestado ang pitong taong sangkot sa droga sa magkakahiwalay na operasyon sa Quezon City at Cavite, na mga dati na rin daw nahuli at ang iba ay sumuko sa Oplan Tokhang.
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7 dating sumuko at nahuli dahil sa droga, muling nahuli sa QC at Cavite

Arestado ang pitong taong sangkot sa droga sa magkakahiwalay na operasyon sa Quezon City at Cavite, na mga dati na rin daw nahuli at ang iba ay sumuko sa Oplan Tokhang.

Malaking aso, natukoy bilang salarin sa pagpatay ng mga manok, bibe at baboy sa Aurora

Isang malaking aso ang may kagagawan sa pagkamatay ng mga alagang manok, bibe at baboy na mga natagpuang walang ulo at lamang loob sa Casiguran, Aurora kamakailan.
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Malaking aso, natukoy bilang salarin sa pagpatay ng mga manok, bibe at baboy sa Aurora

Isang malaking aso ang may kagagawan sa pagkamatay ng mga alagang manok, bibe at baboy na mga natagpuang walang ulo at lamang loob sa Casiguran, Aurora kamakailan.

Singapore fires starting gun on sensitive political transition

Singapore's ruling party Friday set in motion a carefully orchestrated political succession that will see the founding family hand over the premiership, a crucial moment in the city-state's short history.
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Singapore fires starting gun on sensitive political transition

Singapore's ruling party Friday set in motion a carefully orchestrated political succession that will see the founding family hand over the premiership, a crucial moment in the city-state's short history.

Xi sends Duterte his ‘heartfelt thanks’ after PHL trip

Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote President Rodrigo Duterte a letter expressing his «heartfelt thanks» after his visit to the Philippines.
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Xi sends Duterte his ‘heartfelt thanks’ after PHL trip

Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote President Rodrigo Duterte a letter expressing his «heartfelt thanks» after his visit to the Philippines.

Trump takes bid to restrict transgender troops to US Supreme Court

President Donald Trump's administration on Friday asked the US Supreme Court to review lower court rulings blocking a policy barring certain transgender people from serving in the military, declining to wait for the decisions from federal appeals courts curre
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Trump takes bid to restrict transgender troops to US Supreme Court

President Donald Trump's administration on Friday asked the US Supreme Court to review lower court rulings blocking a policy barring certain transgender people from serving in the military, declining to wait for the decisions from federal appeals courts currently considering the issue.

US judge dismisses litigation over missing Malaysia Airlines flight

A US judge has dismissed nationwide litigation over the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in which victims' families sought to hold the carrier, its insurer Allianz SE and Boeing Co liable for the still-unexplained disaster.
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US judge dismisses litigation over missing Malaysia Airlines flight

A US judge has dismissed nationwide litigation over the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in which victims' families sought to hold the carrier, its insurer Allianz SE and Boeing Co liable for the still-unexplained disaster.

UK faces ‘more division’ if Brexit deal fails - May

Britain faces «more division and more uncertainty» if a draft Brexit deal falls through, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday as she sought to win over skeptical Britons ahead of an EU summit this weekend.
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UK faces ‘more division’ if Brexit deal fails - May

Britain faces «more division and more uncertainty» if a draft Brexit deal falls through, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday as she sought to win over skeptical Britons ahead of an EU summit this weekend.

Samsung Electronics apologizes for factory cancer cases

Samsung Electronics apologized Friday to workers who developed cancer after working at some of its factories, finally ending a decade-long dispute at the world's top chipmaker.
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Samsung Electronics apologizes for factory cancer cases

Samsung Electronics apologized Friday to workers who developed cancer after working at some of its factories, finally ending a decade-long dispute at the world's top chipmaker.

Commission to protect journos’ rights, livelihood urged on Maguindanao massacre anniversary

“Media security is not just about protecting life and liberty. It also concerns fighting unacceptable working conditions, including contractualization," journalism professor Danilo Arao said.
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Commission to protect journos’ rights, livelihood urged on Maguindanao massacre anniversary

“Media security is not just about protecting life and liberty. It also concerns fighting unacceptable working conditions, including contractualization," journalism professor Danilo Arao said.