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US makes Cuba embassy cuts permanent after ‘health attacks’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing mysterious “health attacks” in Havana, the United States said Friday it is making permanent its withdrawal of 60 percent of its diplomats from Cuba, extending an action that has hurt the island nation’s economy and cramped ...

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Fewer caregivers get Canadian permanent residency because of new hurdles

Filipino caregivers: It’s harder for them now to transition to permanent resident status. ONKARINSTITUTE TORONTO – What the government called “new pathways” for immigrants have reduced the number of foreign caregivers becoming permanent residents. Immigration Department data show that about ...

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Budget chief seeks permanent fix for troop pension

MANILA – The government is looking for a permanent funding source for the military and police forces’ pension, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Friday. The basic pay of soldiers and police officers were increased starting this year, as President Rodrigo ...

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Edsa lane rule: 130 fined; barriers to be ‘permanent’

AT LEAST 61 private vehicles and 70 public utility buses were flagged down for violations a week after the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) started enforcing the yellow-lane restrictions on Edsa’s southbound lane. MMDA chair Emerson Carlos gave the report ...

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