3 Chinese nabbed with 100 grams of shabu

August 1, 2009 10:55 am· Comments Off on 3 Chinese nabbed with 100 grams of shabu 

MANILA, Aug. 1 –Three Chinese nationals, including a woman, were arrested for illegal possession of 100 grams of shabu worth about P500,000 in Sta. Cruz, Manila on Saturday.

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How Cory-Doy team aborted Feb. 23, 1986 civil disobedience rally in Davao (Feature)

August 1, 2009 10:55 am· Comments Off on How Cory-Doy team aborted Feb. 23, 1986 civil disobedience rally in Davao (Feature) 

By Satur P. Apoyon

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 1 — More than 23 years ago, a civil disobedience rally could have taken place in this metropolis some 540 air miles south of Manila on Feb. 23, 1986, if not for the unprecedented three-day bloodless “People Power” revolution triggered by the withdrawal of support of then Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile and Philippine Constabulary Chief cum Vice Chief of Staff Fidel V. Ramos to President Ferdinand Edralin Marcos a day before.

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Tarlacquenos deeply regret Cory's demise

August 1, 2009 10:55 am· Comments Off on Tarlacquenos deeply regret Cory's demise 

TARLAC CITY, Aug. 1 — Tarlacquenos tied yellow ribbons in various conspicuous places in and outside their homes to express their sympathy on the untimely demise of former President Corazon “Cory” Aquino, who passed away at 3:18 a.m. Saturday at the Makati Medical Center.

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Pangasinan governor condoles with Aquino family

August 1, 2009 10:55 am· Comments Off on Pangasinan governor condoles with Aquino family 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Aug. 1 — Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino Jr. expressed his profound condolences to the Aquino family and the entire Filipino nation for the passing away of former President Corazon C. Aquino at 3:18 a.m. on Saturday.

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Dagupan City vows to restore all lost sidewalks illegally expropriated by property owners

August 1, 2009 10:55 am· Comments Off on Dagupan City vows to restore all lost sidewalks illegally expropriated by property owners 

DAGUPAN CITY, Aug. 1 –The city government expressed its determination to reclaim all its lost sidewalks illegally expropriated over the years by owners of commercial establishments and residential houses here.

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Central Mindanao floods kill 5, displace 200,000 persons

August 1, 2009 10:55 am· Comments Off on Central Mindanao floods kill 5, displace 200,000 persons 

COTABATO CITY, Aug. 1 — A week-long moderate to heavy downpour in Central Mindanao has claimed the lives of at least five persons, flooded more than 150 villages and displaced some 200,000 persons, officials here said.

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Floodwater drowns two coeds in Iloilo

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ILOILO CITY, Aug. 1 -Two female college students were drowned while two other fellow students were reported missing after strong floodwater of the Tumagbok River in Brgy. Baybay Norte, Miag-ao, Iloilo carried them away Friday morning.

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S. Korean, U.S. nuclear envoys to meet in Hawaii

August 1, 2009 10:55 am· Comments Off on S. Korean, U.S. nuclear envoys to meet in Hawaii 

SEOUL, Aug. 1 — The nuclear envoys of South Korea and the United States will meet in Hawaii next week to exchange views about the diplomatic stalemate with North Korea on the sidelines of an international seminar, Seoul's foreign ministry said Saturday.

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S. Korea to launch the nation's first rocket on Aug. 11

August 1, 2009 10:55 am· Comments Off on S. Korea to launch the nation's first rocket on Aug. 11 

SEOUL, Aug. 1 — South Korea has set a launch date to send the nation's first rocket into orbit after a delay last month caused by technical problems, officials here said Saturday.

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Taliban commander detained in N. Afghanistan

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KABUL, Aug. 1 — Afghan Security forces captured Taliban key commander in Kunduz province north of Afghanistan, a local official said Saturday.

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