27 people killed in poll-related violence – PNP

March 14, 2013 10:39 pm· Comments Off on 27 people killed in poll-related violence – PNP 

MANILA, March 14 — Some 27 people have been killed in 45 election-related incidents since the election period began in January, police said Thursday.

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CBCP welcomes election of Pope Francis I

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MANILA, March 14 — The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines has welcomed the election of Pope Francis I.

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Muslims to commemorate Bangsamoro Day March 18

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MANILA, Mar. 14 — Mindanao Muslims particularly the natives of the Island provinces, will be commemorating Bangsamoro Day on March 18, also the infamous day of the Jabidah Massacre, the Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID) said Thursday.

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Tagle assures Pope of Filipinos' support

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MANILA, March 14 — Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urged the faithful to thank God for his gift, Pope Francis, elected to the highest position in the Roman Catholic Church Thursday.

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Binay names 10 outstanding students of Makati for 2013

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MANILA, March 14 — Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay, Jr. will proclaim the winners of this year’s Search for Ten Outstanding Students of Makati (TOSM) in awarding ceremonies on Friday (March 15), at the Session Hall, 22nd floor of the Makati City Hall.

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Hailstorm experienced in some parts of QC

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MANILA, March 14 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Thursday said that some areas in Quezon City experienced hail storm.

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Alleged HR Abuses to go through documentation, validation despite Malaysia denial, says DFA

March 14, 2013 10:39 pm· Comments Off on Alleged HR Abuses to go through documentation, validation despite Malaysia denial, says DFA 

MANILA, March 14 -– Despite Malaysia’s denial of human rights atrocities committed by its security forces against Filipinos in Sabah, the Department of Foreign Affairs on Thursday said reports of abuses would still be verified.

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Gov't renews resolve to bring justice to pyramid scam victims in Visayas, Mindanao

March 14, 2013 10:39 pm· Comments Off on Gov't renews resolve to bring justice to pyramid scam victims in Visayas, Mindanao 

MANILA, March 14 — The Aquino government made an assurance Thursday it is doing everything to serve justice to the victims of the pyramid scam organized by Manuel Amalilio and his cohorts.

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PHL exerting efforts to gain access to detained Filipinos in Malaysia

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MANILA. March 14 — The Philippine government will continue to exert efforts to gain access to Filipinos detained by Malaysian authorities following the deadly offensive launched by Malaysia in Sabah, Malacanang said Thursday.

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PHL gov't to file charges vs. followers of Kiram fleeing Sabah

March 14, 2013 10:39 pm· Comments Off on PHL gov't to file charges vs. followers of Kiram fleeing Sabah 

MANILA, March 14 — The government is readying appropriate charges against 36 individuals intercepted by the Philippine Navy entering Philippine waters from Sabah, Malaysia in two boats March 13, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said.

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