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PNoy boasts improvement of PAF, takes dig at GMA

“No longer all air, no force.” Thus declared President Benigno S. Aquino III as he took a swipe anew at former President and now Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in what is viewed as his valedictory speech as commander in chief of…
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Jailguard, inmate busted

A MEMBER of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology and a BJMP detainee were arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in separate anti-narcotics operations in Palawan and Northern Samar. PDEA chair Undersecretary Arturo Cacdac Jr. said…
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Cavite detainee escapes during court hearing

AN inmate escaped while attending a hearing for his illegal drug case on Monday at the Cavite Regional Trial Court in Trece Martires City. Mario Valerio, 32, of Bgy. Amaya 2, Tanza, Cavite, was arrested for violation of the Comprehensive…
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Indonesia plane crash toll up

Death count rises to 142 as rescue work pressed MEDAN, Indonesia -- The death toll from the crash of an Indonesian air force plane packed with military personnel and their families rose to 142 Wednesday, as witnesses described people fleeing…
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South Korea waives visa fees to attract tourists amid MERS

SEOUL -- South Korea on Wednesday said it would waive visa fees for visitors from China and Southeast Asia as it struggles to recover from the MERS outbreak which has seen tourist numbers plummet. The announcement came as the country…
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China passes national security law — officials

BEIJING — China’s rubber-stamp legislature passed a wide-ranging new national security law Wednesday, officials said, as concerns grow that Beijing is enforcing ever-tighter limits on rights. The National People’s Congress standing committee passed the legislation by 154 votes to nil,…
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Australian killed fighting IS in Syria

SYDNEY — An Australian man has died after stepping on a landmine in Syria while fighting for Kurdish forces against the Islamic State group, his family said Wednesday. Keith Harding said he learned on Monday that his 23-year-old son Reece,…
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Seize illegal black sand — DENR

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources has upheld its earlier decision to confiscate at least 9,588 cubic meters of magnetite sand illegally extracted from Lingayen Gulf. In a two-page ruling, DENR Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 director Carlos…
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Mar hails Junjun

INTERIOR and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas yesterday said that the Rule of Law finally emerged triumphant on Wednesday when Makati Mayor Junjun Binay stepped down from office. This ended several days of a dreary atmosphere that blanketed Makati City,…
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