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  • Philippines rebels admit to deadly attack on ambulance

    By Dec 10, 2014

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    File photo of NPA regulars in northern Mindanao.Pic by Edwin Espejo

    PHILIPPINES – The spokesman of the National Democratic Front (NDF) in Mindanao on Tuesday admitted responsibility for the death of four civilians and wounding of four others which included an 8-year old girl in an ambush staged by its military wing, the New People’s Army.

  • Philippines: Manila US Embassy reopens after Typhoon Ruby

    By Dec 09, 2014

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    This image made available by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Typhoon Ruby approaching the Philippines Friday. Pic: AP.

    The Embassy of the United States in the Philippines announced it was reopening its offices Tuesday, a day after a weakened Typhoon Ruby hit Metro Manila.

  • Pacquiao Watch: Pacquiao-Mayweather in November 2015

    By Dec 06, 2014

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    Pacquiao will have to step up his training and preparation when he faces Mayweather in the Fall of 2015.Pic by Edwin Espejo

    It is a fight that has been talked about over the last 5 or 6 years. It has come close before only to vanish into thin air and as the years went by, prospects of it ever happening have waned. But things now appear to be shaping up for what could be the biggest fight – money-wise – in all the history of individual sports.

  • Philippines braces as Typhoon Ruby intensifies

    By Dec 05, 2014

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    Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) is expected to hit landfall early Saturday.IMAGE COURTESY OF ACCUWEATHER.COM

    Typhoon Ruby, known internationally as Hagupit, has intensified as it entered the Philippine area of responsibility Thursday and is now packing maximum sustained winds of up to 280 kilometers per hour.

  • Philippines: Yolanda (Haiyan) victims brace for another big typhoon

    By Dec 04, 2014

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    Satellite image of Typhoon Ruby by www.weatherunderground.com

    Fresh memories of super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) are driving residents in central Philippines to the nearest grocery and convenience stores as they stock up ahead of another major typhoon following the destructive path of last year’s tragedy that killed more than 10,000 people.

  • Tuna catch in General Santos on 6-year record pace

    By Dec 03, 2014

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    GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The total fish cash in General Santos in November was down slightly compared to October, according to the data released by the Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) here. But the overall catch for 2014 has already exceeded last year’s total landings. With the December catch still to be added, the 180,035.54

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