Volleyball: Lady Blazers edge Maroons in Shakey’s V-League

April 24, 2009 11:59 pm· Comments Off on Volleyball: Lady Blazers edge Maroons in Shakey’s V-League 

Games Sunday

2 p.m. – Lyceum vs Adamson<br> 4 p.m. – SSC vs St. Benilde

MANILA, April 23 (PNA) – -College of St. Benilde outduelled University of the Philippines in a thrilling five-setter, pulling off a 17-25, 25-20, 18-25, 25-22, 15-9 victory to open its campaign in the Shakey's V-League sixth season on a winning note at The Arena in San Juan Thursday.

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Bangsa Moro Peace Dialogue sets aside ancestral domain issue

April 24, 2009 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Bangsa Moro Peace Dialogue sets aside ancestral domain issue 

DAVAO CITY, April 23 — The issue on ancestral domain is not being tackled in the Bangsa Moro Peace Dialogue, initiated by the Mindanao Business Council (MinBC).

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BIR appeals for voluntary payment of taxes

April 24, 2009 11:58 pm· Comments Off on BIR appeals for voluntary payment of taxes 

MANILA, April 23 – The Bureau of Internal Revenues (BIR) chief Sixto Esquivias IV expressed fears of a significant reduction in voluntary tax payments this year due to global economic slowdown.

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Researchers find possible cause of severe malaria

April 24, 2009 11:57 pm· Comments Off on Researchers find possible cause of severe malaria 

WASHINGTON, April 24 — Scientists have identified a specific type of immune cells that they said may cause malaria patients to develop more serious disease, according to a report to be published Friday in the journal PLoS Pathogen.

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Canadian court orders PM to bring Guantanamo Bay prisoner back home

April 24, 2009 11:56 pm· Comments Off on Canadian court orders PM to bring Guantanamo Bay prisoner back home 

OTTAWA, April 24 — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Thursday that he will appeal a court ruling which states the government must immediately take actions to bring back a citizen long jailed in Guantanamo Bay.

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Economic woes sharply reduce mobility of Americans

April 24, 2009 11:56 pm· Comments Off on Economic woes sharply reduce mobility of Americans 

WASHINGTON, April 24 — Due to economic woes like housing and jobs, Americans who changed residence in 2008 were reduced to 35.2 million, the lowest number since 1962, the U.S. Census Bureau has said.

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PBL: Magnolia prevails over Cobra in 2nd game

April 24, 2009 11:55 pm· Comments Off on PBL: Magnolia prevails over Cobra in 2nd game 

MANILA, April 23 –In the second game, Magnolia Purewater snapped a two-game losing run by beating Cobra Energy Drink, 69-67.

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Bomb found in garbage bin at Catholic prayer site in Maguindanao

April 24, 2009 11:54 pm· Comments Off on Bomb found in garbage bin at Catholic prayer site in Maguindanao 

By Noel Y. Punzalan

COTABATO CITY, April 23 – Philippine Army bomb experts defused a bomb found inside a garbage bin at the entrance of the Grotto of Mary Immaculate grounds in Sitio Broce, Barangay Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.

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FG Arroyo’s sister not Kasangga partylist nominee-Golez

April 24, 2009 11:53 pm· Comments Off on FG Arroyo’s sister not Kasangga partylist nominee-Golez 

Manila, April 23 —Malacanang on Thursday clarified that the sister of First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo was not the nominee of partylist Ang Kasangga.

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Pregnant women with morning sickness have brighter kids: study

April 24, 2009 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Pregnant women with morning sickness have brighter kids: study 

OTTAWA, April 24 — Mothers who suffer morning sickness during pregnancy have better chances to bear smarter babies, Canadian scientists have found out.

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