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Champions NU Bulldogs at UAAP Season 77

Coach Eric Altamirano graces National University (NU) Bulldogs win 75-59 over Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws Best of 3 of the UAAP Season 77, held Wednesday (October 15, 2014) at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.(PNA photo by Marvie A. Lloren) lgi/jme  Read More →

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Champion National University (NU) Bulldogs #17 Jeth Rosario slam dunk

Champion National University (NU) Bulldogs #17 Jeth Rosario slam dunk, with 6 points 4 rebounds, with winning score 75-59 over Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraw at the UAAP Season 77 Best of 3 held Wednesday (October 15, 2014) at Samart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. (PNA... [Read more...]

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National University (NU) Bulldogs wins 75-59 over Far Eastern University (FEU) at UAAP Season ’77

National University (NU) Bulldogs wins 75-59 over Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws at the UAAP Season 77 2014 men’s basketball final games best of three, held Wednesday (Oct. 15, 2014) at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.) lgi/jme  Read More →

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Deles welcomes activation of MILF, MNLF coordination mecha

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles (second from right) on Wednesday met with Organization on Islamic Cooperation (OIC) special envoy Ambassador Sayyid Kassim El-Masri (second from left) who arrived in the Philippines this week to facilitate the activation... [Read more...]

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Deles welcomes activation of MILF, MNLF coordination mech

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles (middle) met with senior leaders of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) on Tuesday afternoon in Manila. The meeting happened after MNLF and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) representatives signed the terms... [Read more...]

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2013 Campaign Trail

(Elections)Espino voting in Bugallon, Braganza in Alaminos City

DAGUPAN CITY, May 13 — Confident of getting reelected, Gov. Amado Espino Jr. is casting his vote at 7:30 a.m. in his electoral precinct at the Portic Elementary School in Bugallon town.

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May 13, 2013 10:35 pm

Team PNoy bets ready to cast votes on Monday polls

MANILA, May 12 — All the senatorial candidates of the ruling coalition Team PNoy are ready to join the more than 50 million Filipino voters who will go out on Monday to cast their votes for 12 senators, partylists and local candidates.

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May 13, 2013 10:35 pm

Voters turn out in Cagayan de Oro 70-75%

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 13 – Volunteers expect a 70-75 percent voters turnout in this city although the Commission on Election (Comelec) has yet to release the official figure.

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May 13, 2013 10:35 pm



National

More flights cancelled

MANILA, Oct. 15 — More flights were cancelled Wednesday due to sunset limitation, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said.

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October 16, 2014 4:59 am

DepEd thanks education partners, strengthens gov't-private sector relations

MANILA, Oct 15 — The Department of Education (DepEd) expressed its gratitude to more than 130 education partners who continue to help in the delivery of basic education to more than 21 million Filipino learners in the country.

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October 16, 2014 4:59 am

Equal access to opportunities, crucial to poverty reduction in PH & East Asia – NEDA

MANILA, Oct. 15 — Success in reducing inequality and poverty in the Philippines and other East Asian countries hinges on providing the poor and the vulnerable with equal access to economic opportunities and basic services such as health and education, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).

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October 16, 2014 4:59 am



Foreign

German citizens behind Islamic State suicide bombings in Syria, Iraq: reports

MOSCOW, Oct. 15 — Eight German citizens have been confirmed to be behind suicide attacks carried out in Syria and Iraq on behalf of the Islamic State (IS) militant group, Tagesspiegel reported Wednesday, citing sources in German security services.

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October 16, 2014 5:07 am

Death toll in cyclone rises to 26 in AP

HYDERABAD, Oct. 15 — The death toll in the devastating cyclone "Hudhud" rose to 26 Wednesday with the report of one more death in the cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh while over 1.35 lakh people are rehabilitated in the relief camps set up by the state government.

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October 16, 2014 5:07 am

South Koreans concerned over Fukushima radiation found in steel imports: reports

MOSCOW, Oct. 15 — Radioactive steel imported by South Korea from Japan, which is still struggling to eliminate the consequences of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, poses a real threat, the country's environmentalists warn.

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October 16, 2014 5:07 am



Sports & Entertainment

Big names in ISL will benefit Indian football: FIFA

NEW DELHI, Oct. 15 — FIFA's secretary general Jerome Valcke on Wednesday said the presence of big names in the Indian Super League (ISL) will help the cricket-obsessed nation develop a football culture and could brighten the national team's chances of qualifying for the World Cup.

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October 16, 2014 5:16 am

Cebuana wins 21K race in South Korea

CEBU CITY, Oct. 15 — Cebuana running queen Mary Joy Tabal set her own mark after winning the 21K division of the 2014 Seoul Race in South Korea last October 12.

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October 16, 2014 5:16 am

Head coach expects archery squad to make semi-final

INCHEON, Oct. 15 — Malaysia's archery squad to 2014 Asian Para Games here is expected to at least qualify for the semi-final of the events contested, said head coach, Abdul Rahman Saayon.

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October 16, 2014 5:16 am



Travel & Tourism

DOT-6 director confident 2014 tourist arrival target of 3.6M could be reached

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 15 — Department of Tourism (DOT) Regional Director Helen Catalbas said she is confident that the targeted tourists arrivals of 3.6 million for 2014 could be reached despite the travel ban issued by the Chinese government last September.

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October 16, 2014 5:19 am

DOT's VPY2015 TVC to be aired internationally

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct 15 (PNA) — The latest television commercial (TVC) of the Department of Tourism (DOT) on Visit the Philippines Year 2015 (VPY2015) is set to join the department’s previous TVCs being aired in digital billboards worldwide.

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October 16, 2014 5:19 am

Independent travelers fill up void left by China travel ban

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 15 -– Department of Tourism (DOT) Regional Director Helen Catalbas said world famous Boracay island barely suffered from the Chinese travel ban issued September because of foreign independent travelers fill the void.

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October 16, 2014 5:19 am



Health & Lifestyle

IPHO reports 17 suspected cases of measles in Maasin town

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 15 –- The Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO) has reported 17 suspected cases of measles in Maasin town with their serum samples now sent to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM).

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October 16, 2014 5:18 am

DOH-MIMAROPA reports 94 percent coverage for mass immunization campaign

By Sweetie dela Torre

MANILA, Oct. 15(PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) in MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan provinces) on Wednesday reported a 94 percent coverage for their recently concluded measles, rubella and oral polio vaccine mass immunization (MR-OPV) campaign for 2014 held from September 1 to October 10, 2014.

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October 16, 2014 5:18 am

Second Ebola patient in U.S. in good condition

HOUSTON, Oct. 15 — A Dallas nurse diagnosed to be the second Ebola patient in the United States is now in good condition, according to Texas health authorities.

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October 16, 2014 5:18 am



Provincial

Assistance for CDO’s calamity victims sought

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 15 -– A local legislator has expressed concern at the alleged failure of the city government to extend financial assistance to calamity victims here.

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October 16, 2014 5:03 am

Probe on ‘dark net’ existence in PHL pushed

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 15 -– A lawmaker is pushing an inquiry into the alleged existence of a virtual marketplace for dangerous drugs in the country known as “dark net.”

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October 16, 2014 5:03 am

Palo town establishing memorial garden honoring 'Yolanda' victims

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 15 — A memorial garden is being established near San Joaquin Parish Church in Palo, Leyte in honor of the people who perished during super typhoon "Yolanda" (Haiyan) last year.

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October 16, 2014 5:03 am



Business

PDIC, KAISA ink accord for new system to help manage loan portfolio of closed banks

MANILA, Oct. 15 — The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) and KAISA Consulting Company, Inc. signed an agreement for the development and implementation of a new system that will help manage the loan portfolio of closed banks under PDIC liquidation and those acquired by the Corporation when it granted financial assistance to banks. The agreement was signed on October 3, 2014 at the PDIC office in Makati City.

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October 16, 2014 5:13 am

DTI Cebu set to turn over P1.7M shoemaking set to Carcar City shoemakers

By Eddie O. Barrita

CEBU CITY, Oct. 15 (PNA) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Cebu Provincial Office is set to turn over next week some P1.7 million worth of shoemaking set from Taiwan to the Carcar United Footwear Manufacturers Association Inc. (Cufmai).

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October 16, 2014 5:13 am

AirAsia X to increase KL-Kathmandu flight frequency

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 15 — AirAsia X Bhd has increased its flight frequency from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, from seven to 10 times weekly from Oct. 26-Dec. 31, 2014.

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October 16, 2014 5:13 am



Agri-Business

AI in carabaos continues in Palawan province

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 15 (PNA) — In a bid to increase the population of domesticated animals like carabaos, the provincial government began conducting artificial insimination (AI) in carabaos in the towns of Rizal and Quezon in southern Palawan since Monday, October 13.

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October 16, 2014 5:09 am

Technology fora, exhibit highlight FishCon week in Eastern Visayas

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 15 — Various stakeholders from Eastern Visayas gathered here for the kickoff of the 51st Conservation Week celebration marked by opening of exhibits, technology fora and blessing of five monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) vessels of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), Monday.

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October 16, 2014 5:09 am

DA allays concern of Central Luzon farmers on impact of ASEAN economic integration

By Zorayda S. Tecson

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Oct. 15 (PNA) — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has allayed concerns of farmers in Central Luzon on the impact of the Association Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) economic integration come 2015.

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October 16, 2014 5:09 am



Features

(Feature) Archdiocese of Cotabato to do away with traditional Halloween practices by holding 'March of Saints'

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Oct. 9 (PNA) — The Archdiocese of Cotabato is doing away with the traditional Halloween practices during "Undas" and instead will be holding a “March of the Saints” which aims to highlight the lives and virtues of Catholic saints.

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October 10, 2014 9:57 am

Grief and rescue after SW China quake

JINGGU, Yunnan, Oct. 9 — A candlelight vigil was held early Wednesday morning as the body of 58-year-old Dao Qiongfen lay in a coffin.

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October 10, 2014 9:57 am

Feature: Cafe serving thrown away food opens in Bristol

LONDON, Oct. 10 — A cafe has opened this week in the English city of Bristol, dishing up meals made from thrown-away supermarket food rescued from waste skips.

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October 10, 2014 9:57 am



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