‘My father learned the true value of freedom and democracy from the courage of PEFTOK members and resilience of the South Korean people’ — President Aquino

March 29, 2012 10:24 pm· Comments Off on ‘My father learned the true value of freedom and democracy from the courage of PEFTOK members and resilience of the South Korean people’ — President Aquino 

MANILA, March 29 — President Benigno S. Aquino III paid homage to his father, the late Senator Benigno Aquino Jr., whom he said had learned the true value of freedom and democracy from the courage and determination of the members of the Philippine Expeditionary Force to Korea (PEFTOK) and the resilience of the South Korean people during his stint as correspondent covering the Korean War in 1950.

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Top-ranking NPA rebels, captured in Nueva Ecija encounter

March 29, 2012 10:24 pm· Comments Off on Top-ranking NPA rebels, captured in Nueva Ecija encounter 

FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija, March 29 – Six NPA rebels, including three of its top-ranking leaders, were captured in an encounter with government forces in Sta. Rosa town, Nueva Ecija, Wednesday, an Army official said.

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Consumer advocacy group in Negros Oriental pushes interconnection of 3 telecom companies

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DUMAGUETE CITY, March 29 – A non-government organization based in Negros Oriental, whose primary advocacy is the protection and promotion of consumer rights and responsibilities is pushing for the interconnection of telecommunications companies operating in Dumaguete City and other parts of the province.

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Tornado hits Bacolod City, no casualty reported –OCD

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ILOILO CITY, March 29 – A tornado hit Bacolod City at around 12:45 p.m. Thursday but the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) reported no casualty.

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5 Agusan del Norte war evacuees diagnosed with Filariasis; team formed to probe evacuation

March 29, 2012 10:24 pm· Comments Off on 5 Agusan del Norte war evacuees diagnosed with Filariasis; team formed to probe evacuation 

BUTUAN CITY, March 29 – Medical teams from various non-government organizations (NGOs) that conducted a medical mission at the temporary shelter in Barangay Imadejas hall and covered court here for some 445 evacuees, found five of them to have Filariasis.

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Dapitan City opens doors to Chinese and Asian tourism markets

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ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 29 -– Tourism stakeholders in Dapitan City, dubbed as the Shrine City of the Philippines, have taken a bold step in a bid to open its doors to the Chinese and Asian markets.

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City Council wants village chief suspended for 60 days

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ROXAS CITY, March 29 -– The Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee on Laws and Government chaired by Councilor Julius Abela recommended the 60-day preventive suspension to be imposed by City Mayor Angel Alan Celino against village chief Richard Arrojado for abuse of authority, grave misconduct and acts prejudicial to the best interest of public service during Tuesday’s regular session.

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Siargao cops attend Spiritual Renewal Seminar in Dapa, Surigao del Norte

March 29, 2012 10:24 pm· Comments Off on Siargao cops attend Spiritual Renewal Seminar in Dapa, Surigao del Norte 

BUTUAN CITY, March 29 – Seventy policemen from the nine municipalities in Siargao Island in the province of Surigao del Norte attended Wednesday a one-day Spiritual Renewal Seminar held at Siargao Institute of Technology (SIT) in the island town of Dapa, Surigao del Norte.

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Sen. Marcos visits Roxas City as CAPSU commencement speaker

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ILOILO CITY, March 29 – Capizenos warmly welcomed Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. in his first ever visit to Roxas City.

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Encounter, surrender of rebels highlight NPA’s founding anniversary in Eastern Mindanao

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EASTERN MINDANAO COMMAND, March 29 – An encounter between soldiers and rebels and surrender of a large number of insurgents highlighted the 43rd founding anniversary of the New People's Army (NPA) in Eastern Mindanao on Thursday, according to Colonel Leopoldo Galon, Jr., spokesperson of the Eastern Mindanao Command.

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