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Spare me from Senate – Janet

Philippine Star - ‎8 hours ago‎
Detained businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles is flanked by state lawyers during the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee hearing on the pork barrel scam in November 2013.
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Killing of Americans at Kabul hospital highlights foreigners' risk

Los Angeles Times
1 hour ago
Written by
Shashank Bengali
KABUL, Afghanistan - The fatal shooting of three Americans in a charity hospital Thursday punctuated a dismal new trend that has emerged in the waning months of the U.S.
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Israel flays US on `weak` reaction to Fatah, Hamas unity deal

Zee News - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Jerusalem: Israel has criticised America's "weak" reaction to the unity deal reached between rival Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas and demanded a clearer and more resolute response, a media report here said.
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Malaysia to release MH370 report: PM Najib

Channel News Asia - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Malaysia will release a preliminary report on the disappearance of flight MH370, Prime Minister Najib Razak said, as the government battles widespread criticism over the transparency of its investigation.
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Only 4 Etihad passengers not accounted for

Inquirer.net - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Passengers walk past a thermal scanner at the medical quarantine area at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

PH gets $150 million ODA loan from France

ABS CBN News - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine government has recently obtained a $150 million (P6.7 billion) overseas development assistance (ODA) loan from the French Development Agency (AFD).
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Delgado is new Air Force commander

Solar News PH - ‎8 hours ago‎
Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Delgado is named the new Commanding General of the Philippine Air Force. Delgado, an experienced pilot, was the Commander of the 15th Strike Wing.
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DAP's Nga chided over Tunship call

New Straits Times - ‎46 minutes ago‎
IPOH: Perak DAP chairman Nga Kor Ming is again on the receiving end, this time from his party members. This is because of his calls to the government to confer a Tunship on the late Bukit Gelugor member of parliament, Karpal Singh.

Obama pressured not to meet me, says Anwar

Malaysia Kini - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim believes United States President Barack Obama is under pressure not to meet him when the US leader visits Malaysia this weekend.
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Sarawak to help pay rep's medical bill

New Straits Times - ‎46 minutes ago‎
KUCHING: The Sarawak government has extended a helping hand to former DAP state chairman Wong Ho Leng in his battle with brain tumour.
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DOLE sees more Filipinos hired by South Koreans

Inquirer.net - ‎7 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine government is hopeful that more Filipinos would be allowed to work in South Korea as the number of overstaying Filipino workers in that country has decreased, according to the Department of Labor and Employment.
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South Sudan president replaces army chief

The Daily Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
JUBA: South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has sacked his army chief, a military spokesman said, replacing him with a loyalist from his own ethnic group as the country's four-month conflict shows signs of being increasingly fought along tribal lines.
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Discovery to air 'Everest Avalanche Tragedy' doc in May

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The deadly April 18 avalanche that killed killed 13 and left three people missing on Mt. Everest will be the subject of a 90-minute documentary "Everest Avalanche Tragedy" that will air on Discovery on May 4. Discovery had a camera crew from NBC News ...
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Vancouver Island 'lucky' 6.6 magnitude earthquake wasn't closer 0

24 Hours Vancouver - ‎1 hour ago‎
Port Hardy is a district municipality in British Columbia and is located on the north-eastern coast of Vancouver Island. (QMI AGENCY FILE PHOTO).
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UN Finds Humanitarian Aid Still Blocked in Syria, Despite Resolution

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have no access to medical supplies because the warring sides in the country's civil war are blocking humanitarian relief, according to an advance copy of a report from the United Nations secretary general.
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Why India's Narendra Modi can't succeed without regional parties

Christian Science Monitor - ‎4 hours ago‎
When Narendra Modi, the man expected to be India's next prime minister, took the stage at a rally in Mumbai this week, it was not his face, but a picture of the late founder of the Shiv Sena, an influential regional party, that dominated the banners above him.
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BSP to change tint of P100 bill

Inquirer.net - ‎58 minutes ago‎
MANILA, Philippines—The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will sharpen the color of the P100 bill to better distinguish it from the P1,000 note and address the confusion the two bills cause among consumers and businesses.
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On 2nd year of SC ruling, Hacienda Luisita farmers storm DAR

Bulatlat - ‎4 hours ago‎
On the second anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling on Hacienda Luisita, farmworker-beneficiaries stormed the main office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR).
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The Philippines is set to continue expanding 3G and 4G LTE coverage

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎9 hours ago‎
AS THE Philippines' market for handheld devices continues to expand, mobile broadband has been identified as the industry's most significant driver of growth.
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Senator calls for action on high internet prices

Telecompaper (subscription) - ‎11 hours ago‎
Philippines senator Paolo Benigno Aquino said that the country's Senate should investigate why local internet users are paying high prices for poor internet connectivity, GMA News reports.

Make mine Mazda

Manila Standard Today - ‎11 hours ago‎
Instead of a grand launching in some swanky hotel, Berjaya Auto Philippines, the exclusive distributors of the Mazda brand in the country opted for a 600-km road trip to the beautiful Baler in Quezon province to roll out and showcase what the 2014 iteration of ...
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Ford Mustang celebrations bring Kiwis to US

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
LAS VEGAS - The 50th anniversary celebration for the Mustang last weekend attracted fans from all over the world, including New Zealand, even though Ford only sold the car in the United States.
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Beermen, Express dispute second semis slot today

Inquirer.net - ‎8 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - San Miguel Beer and Air21 clash in a do-or-die game Friday to determine the second semifinalist in the PBA Commissioner's Cup with the Beermen seeking to avoid being in the wrong side of league history at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
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Galedo caps ride of redemption

Inquirer.net - ‎8 hours ago‎
MARK Galedo pedals to the payoff line with the overall victory in the bag after finishing second in yesterday's Stage 4 to Baguio City.
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More concessions, but still no direct hires for PBA expansion teams

Inquirer.net
8 hours ago
Written by
Celest Flores
MANILA, Philippines—The PBA expansion teams were given a wider selection to build their respective rosters from, but a direct-hire concession was still off the table.

NLEX roars to 7th D-League win

Inquirer.net - ‎8 hours ago‎
Kevin Alas and Rome dela Rosa combined to spark a late breakaway as NLEX blasted Jumbo Plastic, 71-59, yesterday for its seventh straight triumph in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at Ynares Sports Arena.
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Kris on Herbert: I better shut up!

ABS CBN News - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
MANILA - If there's a chance Kris Aquino and Herbert Bautista will stay friends after their short-lived romance, the actress-host said she would have to stop talking about their relationship.

Kim Chiu is ok after minor...

Rappler - ‎21 hours ago‎
KIM CHIU. The actress is okay after a minor accident, while en route to a taping of her show 'Ikaw Lamang.' Screengrab from Instagram.

DA bans trade of brown algae and sea grass in the wild

Philippine Star - ‎8 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Agriculture (DA) has prohibited the trade of brown algae and sea grass in the wild to preserve marine ecosystems.

Earth Day 2014

Sun.Star - ‎9 hours ago‎
LAST Tuesday, April 22, the world celebrated the 44th Earth Day. It is the single biggest environmental celebration in the world participated in by more than 190 countries and over a billion people worldwide.
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Puerto Galera tourists cautioned vs unprotected sex

Philippine Star - ‎8 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - Vacationers and tourists going to Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro were advised not to engage in unprotected sex, as the town is one of the areas considered high risk for HIV (human immuno virus) or AIDS (acute immune deficiency ...

Improve Fertility Problems by Losing Weight

EmpowHer - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
If you are experiencing fertility issues, have you ever considered losing weight? I know that this might seem unrelated. But you might be surprised to learn that the more overweight or obese you are, the less fertile you may be.
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