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Duterte to China ambassador: Talks should be based on Hague ruling

MANILA, Philippines — After asking
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Posted: August 27, 2016, 1:28 pm

Duterte says CJ Sereno 'wrong' about arrest warrants

MANILA, Philippines — In responding to concerns of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, President Rodrigo Duterte denied on Friday night that there is anarchy
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Posted: August 27, 2016, 1:07 pm

Bato sorry for remark on burning of drug lords’ houses

MANILA, Philippines - It was an “unacceptable” statement and he was sorry.
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 4:00 pm

No anarchy despite drug killings – Duterte

MANILA, Philippines - The nation is not slipping into anarchy despite scores of people being killed in the campaign against illegal drugs, President Duterte
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 4:00 pm

Gringo, Jinggoy face ‘pork’ probe

MANILA, Philippines - Sen.
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 4:00 pm

Senators urged: Grant Rody emergency powers

MANILA, Philippines - Sen.
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 4:00 pm

Rody wants barangay, SK polls postponed

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Duterte fears that drug money would be used in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls scheduled on Oct.
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 4:00 pm

Espino still supports Duterte’s drug war

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Philippines – Despite being linked by President Duterte to drug trafficking in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP), former Pangasinan governor
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 4:00 pm

Speaker recalls ‘8’ car plates

MANILA, Philippines - Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has ordered the recall of all vehicle license plates with the number “8” in the wake of reports of abuse by t
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 4:00 pm

Quezon City students receive anti-Marcos books

MANILA, Philippines - Sen.
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 4:00 pm

Hope for survivors fades as Italy ... - Rappler


Rappler

Hope for survivors fades as Italy ...
Rappler
DEADLY QUAKE. A view of Accumoli, Italy, August 25, 2016 after the 6.2 earthquake struck Italy, on August 24, 2016 that killed at least 267 people. Photo by Massimo Percossi/EPA. AMATRICE, Italy – An increasingly forlorn search for victims of the ...
Italy declares state of emergency in region hit by earthquakeThe Guardian
The Latest: Romania: 6 citizens died in quake, 17 missingDaily Mail
Earthquake rattles deeper fears in Italy's struggling centreThe Sydney Morning Herald
Reuters -Las Vegas Review-Journal -The Independent -The Straits Times
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 8:51 am

Apple users urged to update iOS to foil lurking critical malware - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Apple users urged to update iOS to foil lurking critical malware
Inquirer.net
Tech giant Apple has released an iOS update on Friday, containing the patch iOS 9.3.5., which protects the device from a malicious malware that may compromise privacy and security. According to a report from TheNextWeb, the dreaded mobile spyware ...
Emirati civil rights activist targeted by advanced spyware hackMashable
Activist Discovers iPhone Spyware, Sparking Security UpdateNew York Times
Apple fixes security flaw after UAE dissident's iPhone targetedIrish Times
BBC News -TechCrunch -International Business Times UK -Business Insider
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 7:46 am

HPG cops deny murdering, torturing motorist they apprehended - Inquirer.net


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HPG cops deny murdering, torturing motorist they apprehended
Inquirer.net
HPG cops PO2 Jonjie Manon-og (left) and PO3 Jeremiah De Villa. Marianne Bermudez/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO. The two Highway Patrol Group (HPG) personnel accused of killing a motorcycle rider they accosted denied allegations that they murdered, ...

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Posted: August 26, 2016, 7:41 am

Bolivian deputy minister killed by miners – govt - Rappler


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Bolivian deputy minister killed by miners – govt
Rappler
CLASHES. Bolivian policemen clash with miners near a blocked road in Panduro, Bolivia, August 25, 2016. According to media reports, there has been at least one casualty during the clashes, as Bolivian Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes was ...
Bolivian gov't confirms miners killed deputy ministerInquirer.net
Protesting miners kidnap, kill Bolivian deputy ministerInterAksyon
Minister killed by striking miners in PeruLas Vegas Review-Journal
Daily Mail -South China Morning Post -Wall Street Journal -NPR
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 7:40 am

WhatsApp's New User Terms Signal It's Finally Ready to Make Some Money - NDTV


NDTV

WhatsApp's New User Terms Signal It's Finally Ready to Make Some Money
NDTV
On Thursday, WhatsApp updated its terms of service and privacy policy to say that it will finally start sharing user data with Facebook, which bought the messaging app for 19 billion dollars back in 2014. Although WhatsApp promises that users will ...
WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook as part of policy updateIrish Times
WhatsApp's new privacy policy is unfair, but legalFirstpost
Facebook Plan For WhatsApp Data Poses Legal RisksFortune
Hindustan Times -International Business Times -BT.com -The Verge
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 7:31 am

Palace clarifies: P50M ransom paid to Abus not from gov't - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Palace clarifies: P50M ransom paid to Abus not from gov't
Inquirer.net
The P50-million ransom paid to the Abu Sayyaf bandits for the freedom of Norwegian hostage Kjartan Sekkingstad was not from the government, a Palace official said Friday. “I'm not privy to that. But it was, I think it was also raised by third parties ...
6 Abu Sayyaf killed, 17 soldiers ...Rappler
Military kills 6 Abu Sayyaf fighters in Sulu encounterSun.Star
'The Punisher' has issued a bleak warningNEWS.com.au
Daily Mail -International Business Times UK -Jakarta Post -The Manila Times
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 6:19 am

Ferrer, Belo banner Philippine team in FIBA Asia Challenge - Rappler


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Ferrer, Belo banner Philippine team in FIBA Asia Challenge
Rappler
TIME TO GO. Kevin Ferrer (in white) and Mac Belo (in green) will headline Gilas 5.0 in Iran. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – Well-known collegiate basketball standouts will make up the roster for the Philippine national team ...
Philippines now 27th in FIBA world rankingUpdate Philippines

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Posted: August 26, 2016, 5:10 am

3 die in Toronto crossbow attack; man in custody, police say

TORONTO—Three people were killed in an attack involving a crossbow in Toronto's East End on Thursday and a man was taken into custody, a police spokesman said.
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 3:16 am

Questions mount as Italy quake toll hits 250

The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy rose to 250 on Thursday as rescuers continued a grim search for corpses and powerful aftershocks rocked the devastated area.
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 2:34 am

Bolivian deputy interior minister killed by miners – report

LA PAZ - Bolivian Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes was beaten to death by striking mineworkers after being kidnapped, local media reported on Thursday, citing a radio station director who said he saw his body.
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 2:05 am

Trump, Clinton exchange angry charges of racism

The tone of the US presidential campaign turned darker on Thursday, with Hillary Clinton skewering Donald Trump as a man who flirts with racism and paranoid ideas, while he in turn labeled her a racist whose family foundation was a "criminal enterprise."
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 2:04 am

Boodle fight in Oslo to celebrate GPH-NDF peace talks - Rappler


Rappler

Boodle fight in Oslo to celebrate GPH-NDF peace talks
Rappler
CELEBRATION. Negotiating teams in a boodle fight dinner after the 1st round of talks. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler.com. OSLO, Norway – The Filipino community in Oslo prepared a boodle fight dinner on Thursday, August 25, for the negotiating ...
Philippines, rebel panels agree on 3 issues in talksAnadolu Agency

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Posted: August 26, 2016, 12:47 am

France's highest court to rule Friday on burkini ban - GMA News


GMA News

France's highest court to rule Friday on burkini ban
GMA News
PARIS - France's highest administrative court will decide Friday whether to overturn the ban on wearing the burkini which has sparked controversy at home and abroad. The State Council began hearing arguments Thursday from the Human Rights League ...
Burkini row: Nicolas Sarkozy calls for nationwide banThe Guardian
France's top court to rule on burkini banAljazeera.com
'High demand' from Irish women for full body burkinis - swimsuit inventorIrish Independent
Daily Beast -CNN -Christian Science Monitor -Voice of America
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 10:10 pm

France's highest court to rule Friday on burkini ban

France's highest administrative court will decide Friday whether to overturn the ban on wearing the burkini which has sparked controversy at home and abroad.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 10:10 pm

EU to map future minus Britain at upcoming summit — Merkel

European Union (EU) leaders will tackle security and migration policy as well as economic growth at a key September summit in Slovakia to plot the bloc's future without Britain, Angela Merkel said Thursday.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 8:24 pm

Asylum seekers and refugees donate money, help clearing up after Italian earthquake

Asylum seekers in Italy have rallied to help survivors of the earthquake that killed at least 250 people in Italy, donating money and helping to clear up after the disaster, charity workers said on Thursday.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 8:09 pm

US ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel — official

A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian fast-attack craft that approached two U.S. ships, a Pentagon spokesman said on Thursday, in the most serious of a number of incidents in the Gulf area this week.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 5:26 pm

Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century of bloodshed

Colombia's government and Marxist FARC rebels reached a final peace deal on Wednesday to end a five-decade war which once took the resource-rich country to the brink of collapse.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 4:25 pm

Brazil's Senate begins Rousseff's impeachment trial

Brazil's Senate started the trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff on Thursday after a lengthy impeachment process that has paralysed the politics of Latin America`s largest nation and is expected to culminate in her removal from office next week.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 4:20 pm

Hong Kong confirms first imported case of Zika virus

Hong Kong confirmed its first imported case of Zika at a news conference late on Thursday.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 2:45 pm

London mayor criticizes burkini ban before Paris visit

London Mayor Sadiq Khan spoke out against the banning of the Islamic burkini swimsuit in France as he headed to Paris Thursday for talks with his French counterpart.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 11:47 am

Assange warns of forthcoming ‘significant’ Clinton leaks

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has warned that his anti-secrecy campaign will release new documents concerning Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, which could be "significant" for the election.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 11:30 am

Hoping for high insurance payout, Vietnamese woman cuts off limbs

A Vietnamese woman paid a friend to cut off her hand and foot in a bid to claim a handsome insurance payout, state-run media reported Thursday. 
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 10:37 am

Some South Korean 'comfort women' reject money from Japan

South Korea said Thursday it will offer each surviving victim of Japan's wartime sexual enslavement 100 million won (US$89,581) using funds provided by Tokyo, an offer quickly rejected by some of the women. 
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 10:26 am

Would-be OFWs warned vs. exiting through Zamboanga, Tawi-Tawi

The Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday warned Filipino jobseekers that overseas job offers where they are asked to exit through Western Mindanao are usually scams perpetrated by illegal recruiters.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 7:54 am

At least 40 Pinoys in evacuation center after Italy quake

Dozens of Filipinos spent the night in an evacuation center following the magnitude-6.2 earthquake that shook central Italy on Wednesday, leaving at least 159 people dead and 368 others injured.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 7:25 am

President Duterte honors fallen anti-drug cop in Rizal - Philippine Information Agency


President Duterte honors fallen anti-drug cop in Rizal
Philippine Information Agency
TAYTAY, Rizal, August 25 (PIA) - President Duterte flew to Rizal province yesterday and fulfilled a visit to army soldiers in Camp Capinpin in Tanay town before proceeding to Taytay where he paid respects to policeman Senior Insp. Mark Gil Garcia who ...

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Posted: August 24, 2016, 5:08 pm

No Pinoys hurt in Italy quake –DFA

No Filipinos were injured in the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Italy early Wednesday, according to Foreign Affairs spokesperson Charles Jose.
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Posted: August 24, 2016, 9:07 am

P50,000 bounty offered for arrest of illegal recruiters

A P50,000 reward awaits any citizen who can share information that could lead to the arrest of illegal recruiters.
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Posted: August 24, 2016, 6:03 am

Brussels police hold Filipina after bus stabbing

Belgian police identified a woman who stabbed and wounded three people on a Brussels bus on Monday as a 52-year-old originally from the Philippines whom they do not believe acted from political motives.
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Posted: August 23, 2016, 4:12 pm

OFWs support Duterte's war on drugs but bothered by killings

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are supportive of President Rodrigo Duterte's war against illegal drugs, but many have expressed apprehension over how it is being carried out on the ground, noting the increasing body count of drug suspects.
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Posted: August 23, 2016, 6:56 am

OFW, depressed over retrenchment, dies in Saudi Arabia

A Filipino worker who was among the tens of thousands of migrant workers affected by the downsizing of construction companies in Saudi Arabia died on Sunday following a stroke.
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Posted: August 22, 2016, 10:36 am

Pinoy team bags bronze, honorable mentions at Informatics Olympiad

The Philippine team again performed very well at the International Olympiad in Informatics.
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Posted: August 22, 2016, 7:21 am

Bello eyes additional labor personnel in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is looking into adding more personnel to the Philippine Overseas Labor Offices in Saudi Arabia to address the needs of OFWs, particularly those rendered jobless by the slump in oil prices.
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Posted: August 22, 2016, 4:24 am

POEA reminds Pinoy teachers of new work permit rules in China

Filipinos eyeing to become foreign language teachers in China need know the new guidelines in securing a work permit to find employment there.
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Posted: August 21, 2016, 8:26 am

13 stranded OFWs repatriated from Saudi Arabia

Thirteen of the thousands of stranded overseas Filipino workers after losing their jobs in Saudi Arabia returned home on Saturday night.
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Posted: August 21, 2016, 4:31 am

6 Filipinos, one of them pregnant, killed in Riyadh fire

Six Filipinos, one of them pregnant, died in a fire that struck a house in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday.
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Posted: August 21, 2016, 2:45 am

20 stranded OFWs arrive from KSA

Twenty distressed OFWs arrived in Manila from Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Saturday noon, bringing to 119 the number of retrenched Pinoys being repatriated from the Kingdom since July  26.
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Posted: August 20, 2016, 8:35 am

Abandoned in Saudi desert camps, migrant workers won't leave without pay

Migrant construction workers, abandoned in their thousands by Saudi employers in filthy desert camps during the kingdom's economic slump, say they will not accept a government offer of free flights home unless they receive months of unpaid wages.
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Posted: August 19, 2016, 2:53 pm

Pinay rape victim dies while in Riyadh hospital

The Filipina rape victim who suffered a stroke after seeing her alleged rapist at the hospital where she was confined has died, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday.
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Posted: August 19, 2016, 8:58 am