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Palace probes ‘Mail forgery’

MALACAñANG denied on Saturday that it abetted the violation of the privacy of 55 million Filipino voters when an unidentified person used the Palace’s mail server in seeding a torrent file of the database that was stolen from  the Commission ...

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Syria groups agree to temporary truce

GENEVA—Kurdish fighters and Syrian government representatives agreed to an indefinite ceasefire after three days of clashes in the northeastern city of Qamishli, Kurdish security forces said Saturday.  But US President Barack Obama and the UN’s special envoy warned however that ...

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US jets, choppers patrol PH waters

FOUR US A-10C “Thunderbolt” II and two HH-60G “Pave Hawk” aircraft flew out of the former American air base in Clark, Pampanga on April 19 on what the US Embassy in Manila called their first “maritime situational awareness flight.” The ...

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Aquino blames rally organizers for Kidapawan

LEFTIST groups lambasted President Benigno Aquino III  Friday  for blaming protest organizers for the April 1 dispersal in Kidapawan City in which police shot dead two farmers, and said unrest would spread among those suffering from drought because of his apathy and ...

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Palace sharing stolen database

THE Palace came under fire  Friday  after internet users said they found proof that it was spreading hacked data containing the personal information of millions of registered voters. A lawyer specializing in media law, Marlon Anthony Tonson, posted a screenshot on his ...

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Fatal accident

Commuters and Red Cross personnel gather at the scene of an accident after the driver of a speeding passenger bus lost control and hit several commuters waiting for a ride on Commonwealth and Mindanao avenues in Quezon City on Friday. ...

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Quake victims desperate

KATHMANDU—A year after an earthquake flattened her home in Nepal, Menuka Rokaya still lives in a tent with her husband and nine-month-old baby as they await even a sliver of a $ 4 billion aid fund. “We have lived like ...

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Not Just Rodrigo Duterte, We Pinoys Simply Have a Really Crude Sense of Humor

Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in 1998 talking about the rape and murder of an Australian lay missionary in Davao City to the delight of his audience. Photo: screen grab of YouTube video fter being excoriated first by social media, then by ...

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Site uploads personal info of 56.7-m voters

HOURS after the arrest of a suspect accused of defacing the official Commission on Elections website, hackers calling themselves LulzSec Pilipinas uploaded the personal information of some 56.7-million registered voters on their site. The site, named “Philippines, we have your ...

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‘Where’s P7.6-b coco levy fund?’

THE Confederation of Coconut Farmers demanded Thursday   that Malacañang produce the P7.6 billion in coco levy funds that it illegally took from the United Coconut Planters Bank and San Miguel Corp. without explaining where the money would be used. Cocofed Chairman ...

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