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DOJ yet to receive Jaybee Sebastian's request for hospital transfer - GMA News


GMA News

DOJ yet to receive Jaybee Sebastian's request for hospital transfer
GMA News
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has yet to receive a formal request from the camp of high profile inmate Jaybee Sebastian, who got injured in a stabbing incident at the New Bilibid Prison, for him to be transferred to another hospital. This was ...
Bilibid riot: Drug lord killed, 4 others hurtPhilippine Star
Bacolod cop convict in bloody Bilibid riotVisayan Daily Star (press release)
Drug lord Co killed, 3 others injuredThe Manila Times
Rappler -Coconuts Manila
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 7:13 am

US 'committed' as Duterte eyes ... - Rappler


Rappler

US 'committed' as Duterte eyes ...
Rappler
JOINT EXERCISES. US (L) and Philippine (R) navy personnel launch an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from a speedboat off the naval base in Sangley Point, Cavite City, west of Manila on June 28, 2013, as part of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and ...
No notice from PHL gov't on termination of war games –US EmbassyGMA News
Conditions may be set on US aid to PhilippinesPhilippine Star
Ex-DFA chief: PH could lose billions in shifting alliancesCNN Philippines
Sun.Star -Reuters -NDTV -Bloomberg
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 7:04 am

Wholesale vegetable prices soar 65% after Typhoon Megi - Focus Taiwan News Channel


Financial Express

Wholesale vegetable prices soar 65% after Typhoon Megi
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Sept. 29 (CNA) Vegetable prices in the local wholesale market jumped about 65 percent Thursday from a day earlier after Typhoon Megi damaged local transportation facilities, leading to difficulties in delivery and a drop in supplies, according ...
China landslides: 15 people pulled alive from rubbleABC Online
32 people missing in China landslides following typhoonWHIO
32 missing in China landslides triggered by Typhoon MegiTelegraph.co.uk
NBCNews.com -Xinhua -International Business Times UK -CNN International
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 6:59 am

Senators mourn Miriam's death: One ... - Rappler


Rappler

Senators mourn Miriam's death: One ...
Rappler
PATRIOT. Senators mourn the death of senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, whom they call a 'great patriot.' File photo from Senate PRIB. MANILA, Philippines – Senators on Thursday, September 29, mourned the passing of an esteemed colleague, former ...
Solons: Death of Asia's Iron Lady marks end of an eraGMA News
'HEAVEN GOT FIERCER' | Miriam's passing touches of torrents of tributesInterAksyon
Palace joins nation in mourning death of Sen. SantiagoThe Manila Times
CNN Philippines -Sun.Star -BBC News -Manila Bulletin
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 5:36 am

BlackBerry puts hardware division to rest - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

BlackBerry puts hardware division to rest
Inquirer.net
It is a sad day for fans of BlackBerry's iconic hardware keypad as the company is officially ceasing the manufacture and development of handsets. There was a time when a BlackBerry cellphone was one of the most secure and productivity-centered devices ...
BlackBerry Outsourcing Handset BusinessWall Street Journal
BlackBerry pulls out from the devices business, and no one's surprisedFirstpost
Thank goodness BlackBerry isn't doing away with keyboard, this devoted fan saysSouth China Morning Post
The Globe and Mail -Financial Post -Dallas News -680 News
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 5:32 am

Warplanes knock out Aleppo hospitals as Russian-backed assault intensifies - InterAksyon


NBCNews.com

Warplanes knock out Aleppo hospitals as Russian-backed assault intensifies
InterAksyon
BEIRUT - Russian or Syrian warplanes knocked two hospitals out of service in the besieged rebel sector of Aleppo on Wednesday and ground forces intensified an assault in a battle which the United Nations said had made the city worse than a ...
Darkness and fear in Aleppo as the bombs rain downStars and Stripes
Health workers, hospitals targeted in Syria warGMA News
Syria Conflict: Aleppo Bombings Leave Over 90 Kids Dead, UN Chief Says City Worse Than 'Slaughterhouse'International Business Times
Breitbart News -Telegraph.co.uk -Stuff.co.nz -Salt Lake Tribune
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 2:18 am

Israel mourns death of founding father Peres - Rappler


Rappler

Israel mourns death of founding father Peres
Rappler
ELDER STATESMAN. A photograph of former Israeli president Shimon Peres is displayed before the start of a special cabinet meeting to mourn his death, in Jerusalem, on September 28, 2016. Ronen Zvulun/Pool/AFP. JERUSALEM – Israel and global ...
5 things you need to know ThursdayUSA TODAY
Israel's leaders lay wreaths beside casket of Shimon PeresDaily Mail
Israel begins paying last respects to PeresThe Manila Times
Ynetnews -SFGate -BT.com -Jerusalem Post Israel News
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 11:51 pm

US Congress rejects Obama's veto of Saudi 9/11 bill - Rappler


Rappler

US Congress rejects Obama's veto of Saudi 9/11 bill
Rappler
Early morning light begins to rise behind the US Capitol, September 6, 2016 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP. WASHINGTON DC, USA – The US Congress voted overwhelmingly Wednesday, September 28, to override Barack Obama's veto ...
Obama saw override coming, but still it stungU.S. News & World Report
Obama: Congress veto override of 9/11 lawsuits bill 'a mistake'BBC News
Barack Obama brands Congress decision on Saudi 9/11 lawsuits bill 'a mistake'The Independent
The Sydney Morning Herald -USA TODAY -Washington Post -CNN
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 11:48 pm

Filipino peace negotiator hails Colombia peace deal

Under a newly-signed peace deal to end Colombia's war, women who have been raped by military forces or rebel fighters may expect to have the crimes against them investigated by a special unit.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 11:19 pm

Clinton enlists former foe Sanders in appeal for youth votes in US presidential race

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shared a stage with former rival Senator Bernie Sanders on Wednesday to appeal for youth votes in the Nov. 8 election as opinion polls show a close race with Republican Donald Trump.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 10:53 pm

Snowden again fails to win no-extradition pledge from Norway

A Norwegian court on Wednesday dismissed a fresh bid by fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden to win assurances he would not be extradited to the US should he come to Norway to collect an award.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 10:10 pm

The world is not enough - The Economist


The Economist

The world is not enough
The Economist
Elon Musk envisages a human colony on Mars. He will have his work cut out. Sep 28th 2016 | Science and technology. Timekeeper. Add this article to your reading list by clicking this button. Rolex values your time. Timekeeper by Rolex.

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Posted: September 28, 2016, 9:30 pm

Disney announces live-action remake of 'The Lion King' - GMA News


GMA News

Disney announces live-action remake of 'The Lion King'
GMA News
LOS ANGELES, United States - Walt Disney Studios is teaming up with director Jon Favreau for a live-action remake of "The Lion King," one of the most successful animated movies in history, the company said Wednesday. The production will build on ...
Disney to produce 'Lion King' remakeInquirer.net
Disney and Jon Favreau Are Remaking The Lion KingE! Online
Learn what you never knew about The Lion King before the live-action remake comes outNew Zealand Herald
Rappler -Cinema Blend -Hollywood Reporter -International Business Times
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 9:13 pm

Teenager killed father before opening fire at S. Carolina school

A 14-year-old boy shot and killed his father then drove to an elementary school in South Carolina and opened fire with a handgun, wounding two children and a teacher on Wednesday, authorities said.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 7:38 pm

Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to reject President Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the first veto override of Obama's eight-year-long presidency.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 7:11 pm

Health workers, hospitals targeted in Syria war

Numerous doctors and nurses and medical facilities have been hit or targeted by missiles or air strikes since the start of the conflict in Syria in March 2011.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 6:45 pm

Airlines report 17 percent rise in unruly passengers

Reports of air rage rose worldwide in 2015, with instances of verbally abusive airline passengers and travelers who refused to listen to cabin crew increasing by almost 17 percent, the international trade association for airlines said on Wednesday.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 5:43 pm

MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held area — prosecutors

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a missile fired from a launcher brought into Ukraine from Russia and located in a village held by pro-Russian rebels, international prosecutors said on Wednesday.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 2:28 pm

PSG: De Lima's ex-aide not pressured to implicate her

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Posted: September 28, 2016, 12:59 pm

Del Rosario: Duterte foreign policy 'off track'

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Posted: September 28, 2016, 11:40 am

Promising proof, Aguirre advises De Lima to admit drug links

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Posted: September 28, 2016, 11:00 am

Expert to OFWs: Bringing kids abroad not always a good idea

An expert on mental health on Wednesday bared the possible negative effects of a child being brought to another country by his or her OFW parent.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 10:58 am

Alvarez: Panel may show alleged De Lima video 'to find truth'

MANILA, Philippines – House Speaker Pantaleon”Bebot” Alvarez on Wednesday is ok with allowing the viewing of the alleged sex video of Sen.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 9:24 am

Duterte to bare drug list after Vietnam trip

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte will reveal more names of officials with suspected links to illegal drugs trade after his
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 9:17 am

NAIA-1 opens 'Wellwishers Lounges' for departing OFWs

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 on Wednesday opened its "Wellwishers Lounges" and encouraged OFWs and their families to avail of them.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 8:31 am

Lacson: 'Narco lists' should not be made public

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Posted: September 28, 2016, 8:31 am

Duterte flies to Vietnam for a working visit

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte left on Wednesday for a two-day official visit to Vietnam that seeks to boost the ties between Manila and Han
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 8:27 am

De Lima dares Duterte: Arrest me now

MANILA, Philippines — Sen.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 7:53 am

POEA lifts deployment ban on OFWs returning to Libya

The government has lifted the processing and deployment of returning Filipino workers with valid and existing contracts to Libya following the downgrading of the alert level there.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 6:55 am

Armed men kidnap fisherman off Malaysia near Philippine waters

Armed men seized a fisherman off Malaysia's eastern Sabah state, an official said Wednesday, an area where militants from the Abu Sayyaf group have been blamed for a series of abductions.  
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 6:37 am

Israel’s Netanyahu expresses grief at death of Shimon Peres

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed grief at the death of former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday aged 93.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 6:05 am

De Lima casts doubt on Bilibid riot

MANILA, Philippines — Sen.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 5:05 am

Alvarez on Bilibid riot: Some may not want Jaybee Sebastian to testify

MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Pantaleon "Bebot" Alvarez on Wednesday morning raised suspicion over the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) riot, saying there migh
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 4:56 am

Shimon Peres: Israeli hawk turned Nobel peace laureate

Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday aged 93, was an Israeli elder statesman, Nobel laureate and two-time prime minister who spearheaded peace efforts with the Palestinians after breaking with his hawkish past.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 3:02 am

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies at 93

Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres died in Tel Aviv on Wednesday aged 93, Israel Radio said.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 2:18 am

Obama names first ambassador to Cuba in five decades

The United States has tapped Jeffrey DeLaurentis, America's top diplomat in Havana, to become the first official ambassador to Cuba in five decades.  
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 1:21 am

Investigators to report on 2014 downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine

An international team of prosecutors investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine in 2014 will report findings on Wednesday but are unlikely to bring charges against anyone, given legal and political obstacles.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 10:24 pm

US stop-gap bill to avoid government shutdown fails Senate procedural vote

A stop-gap funding bill to avoid a federal government shutdown later this week failed to garner enough votes to move forward in the US Senate on Tuesday, with Democrats and Republicans both opposing the measure.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 9:28 pm

No notarization needed for travel agency invitations to Dubai

Invitations or sponsorships of travel agencies issued to Dubai-bound Filipino travelers need not be notarized starting October 3, 2016, the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai said Tuesday.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 10:27 am

Pinoy doctor recognized in US for championing reproductive health

A former doctor to the barrios, or a doctor who serves in rural areas, became the first Southeast Asian doctor to join the 120 Under 40 campaign for youth leaders who champion the cause of reproductive health around the world.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 8:27 am

Pinay singer Ivy Grace Paredes leaves 'The X Factor UK' in style

Filipina singer Ivy Grace Paredes left "The X Factor UK" in style after she received the best crowd reaction and praises from the judges alike during her last performance in the reality-singing TV show.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 6:40 am

Asian dishes take centerstage in Pinoy couple's new resto in UAE

For their third food business, a Filipino couple in Abu Dhabi has decided to go Asian. And they did it on the back of the successes of their two previous endeavors.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 4:41 am

Bello, POEA raise red flag over Ireland-based recruitment firm

Filipinos seeking jobs abroad have been warned against bogus job opportunities being spread through email by an Ireland-based recruitment company.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 8:07 am

Civil service exam eyed for OFWs in HK who want to work in Duterte gov't

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has sought the help of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for the conduct of the civil service examination for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong who want to return to the country for good.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 7:24 am

Gov’t plans to have a bank for OFWs, says Bello

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the government is planning to establish a bank for overseas Filipino workers, a report on Unang Balita on Monday said.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 12:29 am

POEA issues guidelines on online registration of Pinoy seafarers

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has issued guidelines on the online registry of seafarers as part of government effort to secure a universal identification for Filipino sailors.   
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Posted: September 25, 2016, 8:25 am

In Denmark, Pinay au pairs risk abuse in name of Â�‘cultural exchange’

Common in Europe, cultural exchange programs allow young people, usually women, to immerse themselves in an overseas culture while helping with child care in exchange for food, accommodation and a modest allowance.  
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 4:02 pm

Former OFW shot dead in Parañaque City

A former overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Parañaque City shortly before midnight Thursday, according to a report by radio dzBB's Luisito Santos.
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Posted: September 22, 2016, 8:52 pm

Some Europeans bothered by news coming from PHL

Some Europeans are bothered by recent news coming from the Philippines, particularly the killings related to the Duterte administration's war on illegal drugs, according to a report by GMA News' Jay Sabale on State of the Nation on Thursday.
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Posted: September 22, 2016, 3:33 pm

Immigrants have little impact on native-born workers —US study

An influx of immigrants is likely to have little impact on wages and jobs for native-born US workers, unless they have less than a high-school education, according to a study published Wednesday.
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Posted: September 21, 2016, 11:33 pm