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 2018-12-14 16:54 

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Historian lays out vision for new Holocaust museum in Warsaw...

The Warsaw Ghetto Museum should be an ambitious state-of-the art facility —"the major Holocaust museum in Poland" — when it opens in 2023, its newly appointed chief historian said Friday....

 2018-12-14 16:47 

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Serbia talks up armed intervention as Kosovo OKs new army...

Serbia talked up the possibility of an armed intervention in Kosovo Friday after the parliament in Pristina overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army, with Belgrade calling the move the "most direct threat to peace and stability in the region.&...

 2018-12-14 16:08 

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The coming of Elijah...

MATTHEW 17:9a, 10-13 As they were coming down from the mountain, the disciples asked Jesus, "Why do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?" He said in reply, "Elijah will indeed come and restore all things; but I tell you that Elijah has...

 2018-12-14 16:05 

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Hours of darkness...

Read: Mark 15:25-34 The people who walk in darkness will see a great light. For those who live in a land of deep darkness, a light will shine (Isaiah 9:2). Betrayed by a friend and abandoned by His disciples. Arrested, falsely accused, and denied justice,...

 2018-12-14 16:05 

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Reviving a dying language...

PAGBABAGO By FLORANGEL ROSARIO BRAID Yes, language scholars, writers, and concerned Pangasinenses are deeply concerned about news on the probable demise of the Pangasinan language. Again, the alarm bell has sounded, and the social and traditional media ar...

 2018-12-14 16:05 

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What New York teaches me...

IT'S THE SMALL THINGS By ALEX M. EDUQUE Every trip back to the city I once called home brings me back to a most transformative and experimental time of my life. My college years were undoubtedly some of the toughest. Clouded with uncertainty, multiple...

 2018-12-14 16:05 

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PICC: Bringing the world closer...

By ARMANDO L. SURATOS In 2002, I attended the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark. ICCA is the global organization for the meeting industry. I was then the deputy governor for the Resource Management Se...

 2018-12-14 16:05 

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What happens after...

HOTSPOT By TONYO CRUZ Have you ever thought what would happen after Rodrigo Roa Duterte leaves the presidency in 2022 or, depending on circumstances, maybe earlier? Regardless of one's political belief, we would face a new opportunity. We could either...

 2018-12-14 16:05 

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A counter-narrative of Philippines...

NIGHT OWL By ANNA MAE LAMENTILLO While attending the 6th ASEAN Connectivity Forum in Seoul, I learned that during the 1960s, the Philippines had the second highest per capita income in Asia, behind only Japan. A decade after, South Korea had passed our co...

 2018-12-14 15:58 

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Obama-era rule leads to $150M in student loan forgiveness...

The U.S. Education Department says it will start forgiving federal loans for 15,000 former students whose colleges closed before they could graduate....

 2018-12-14 15:15 

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US judge: Suit over Trump travel ban waivers will go ahead...

A lawsuit accusing the Trump administration of denying nearly all visa applicants from countries under President Donald Trump's travel ban will move forward, a U.S. judge said Thursday....

 2018-12-14 15:12 

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Florida man executed for fatally stabbing woman in 1992...

A man convicted of the fatal stabbing and beating death of a woman in Miami-Dade County 26 years ago was executed Thursday night in Florida....

 2018-12-14 15:09 

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Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world...

First U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for human rights. Now China has the country in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech ...

 2018-12-14 14:37 

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Death row executions remain near historic lows in 2018...

Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year, according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday....

 2018-12-14 14:32 

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Prosecutor: 7 held in Strasbourg shooting investigation...

Investigators looking into an attack that killed three people in Strasbourg were trying to establish whether the main suspect had help while on the run, as the French city tried to return to the small joys of the festive season with the reopening of its C...

 2018-12-14 13:30 

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France dismisses IS claim for Strasbourg Christmas bloodshed...

France's interior minister on Friday dismissed a claim by the Islamic State group that it was responsible for a shooting spree at a Christmas market in Strasbourg after the gunman was shot dead by police, ending a 48-hour manhunt....

 2018-12-14 13:20 

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Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong: ex-lawyer Cohen...

President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed to have had affairs with him, his former lawyer Michael Cohen said in an interview to be broadcast Friday....

 2018-12-14 11:57 

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Life sentence for 4 Chinese in Subic floating shabu lab...

OLONGAPO CITY Four Chinese nationals were sentenced to life imprisonment by the Olongapo City Regional Trial Court Branch 74 on Friday for the operation a vessel used as a floating shabu laboratory off Subic town....

 2018-12-14 11:53 

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671 Pampanga daycare center workers receive cash incentive...

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO Pampanga The Pampanga provincial government on Friday granted a P10,500 cash incentive to 671 daycare center workers during the Daycare Workers Assembly at the Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center....

 2018-12-14 11:50 

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Retired cop, 6 others slain in Laguna buy-bust...

LAGUNA- A retired police officer, and six other drug suspects were killed in a drug buy-bust operation in San Pablo City, the Laguna Provincial Police Office (PPO) reported on Friday....

 2018-12-14 11:49 

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BuCor chief Faeldon's son arrested in Naga drug raid...

CAMP OLA, Albay - The eldest son of former Bureau of Customs Bureau chief and current Bureau of Correction (BuCor) head Director General Nicanor Faeldon was arrested along with three other individuals in an anti-illegal drugs raid early Friday morning in ...

 2018-12-14 11:46 

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DOT prepares for tourist surge in Balangiga...

BALANGIGA, Eastern Samar Anticipating the influx of tourists following the return of the Balangiga bells, this town in Eastern Samar is gearing towards upgrading its tourism facilities and accommodations....

 2018-12-14 10:55 

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De Lima files bill calling for comprehensive prison reforms...

Detained Sen.Leila de Lima has sought passage of a measure that would establish prison reform and restorative justice system in the country....

 2018-12-14 10:51 

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Balangiga-ons savor memories with return of historic bells...

BALANGIGA, Eastern Samar After over a century of longing for the revered Balangiga bells, Balangigan-ons expressed happiness that they will hear the bells peal in San Lorenzo de Martir Church again, and bring back the memories brought growing up with the ...

 2018-12-14 10:45 

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Iloilo power firm's franchise bid awaits President's approval...

ILOILO CITY — The firm owned by port magnate Enrique Razon Jr. is awaiting the signature of President Duterte for it to formally acquire the government franchise to distribute power in this city....

 2018-12-14 10:41 

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11 Central Visayas rivers due for clean-up...

CEBU CITY The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Central Visayas will prioritize 11 rivers for cleanup and development....

 2018-12-14 10:40 

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PCSO gives P20.19-M endowment fund to seven hospitals...

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) recently gave P20.19 million endowment fund to seven hospitals....

 2018-12-14 10:35 

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Guevarra shows support to Diokno...

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has expressed confidence with Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno who has been asked to resign over alleged insertions in the 2019 national budget....

 2018-12-14 10:29 

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Formalin-tainted galunggong seized at Navotas Fish Port...

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) confiscated 1,800 kilos of round scad locally known as "galunggong" which was allegedly tainted with formalin in Navotas City Wednesday night....

 2018-12-14 10:21 

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DOH: Increase in diphtheria cases seen in Bicol, Davao regions, Soccksargen, ARMM...

The Department of Health (DOH) reported that diphtheria cases have increased in four regions....

 2018-12-14 10:16 

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PH inks MOU with Japan on disaster mitigation...

Attached agencies of the Department of Science and Technology inked a memorandum of understanding with Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) on a real-time satellite website collaboration for disaster mitigatio...

 2018-12-14 10:06 

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5 major roads in metro to undergo repair works...

Five major thoroughfares in the metro will undergo repair works over the weekend, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced....

 2018-12-14 10:03 

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ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Dec. 14, 2018)...

ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Dec. 14, 2018)...

 2018-12-14 09:33 

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41 investigators, prosecutors undergo training on investigating, prosecuting human trafficking cases...

The United States government has partnered with the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) and the Philippine Society of Criminologists and Criminal Justice Professionals (PSCCJP) to train 21 airport investigators from the Ninoy Aquino Internati...

 2018-12-14 09:28 

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MB donates to Red Cross...

The Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation and its sister companies on Thursday afternoon, December 13, donated P5 million to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC)....

 2018-12-14 09:24 

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China has no hidden agenda in PH, says embassy official...

China has no hidden geopolitical agenda in the Philippines, and will never set any trap for its neighbor, a ranking Chinese Embassy official said on Wednesday....

 2018-12-14 09:24 

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Angkas maintains its motorcycle-hailing service may continue...

Motorcycle-hailing company Angkas will continue to operate as a transport service, despite an order from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to apprehend their bikers if found out transporting paying passengers on the streets....

 2018-12-14 09:19 

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Comelec release of list of official candidates for 2019 polls moved next week...

Instead of December 15, the release of the list of candidates for the May 2019 midterm polls has been moved next week....

 2018-12-14 09:11 

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DOH-Calabarzon launched 'Botikang Bayan' program...

The Department of Health (DOH) Calabarzon recently launched Botikang Bayan (BNB) in Mauban, Quezon that aimed at providing free essential medicines for the indigents....

 2018-12-14 08:57 

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Palace: No whitewash in Faeldon son's case...

Malacaang said there will be no whitewash on the ongoing investigation on the son of Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Nicanor Faeldon following his arrest for illegal drugs Friday....

 2018-12-14 08:52 

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Palace: Duterte may go against Chacha if he sees amendments against public interest...

Malacaang said that President Duterte will be the first to campaign against the shift to a federal government if the Congress would introduce amendments that are against the interest of the people....

 2018-12-14 08:52 

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PRRD to go against Cha-cha if he spots unfavorable provisions Palace...

President Duterte will be the first to campaign against the shift to a federal form of government if Congress introduces amendments that are against the interest of the people....

 2018-12-14 08:50 

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Suspended Abra mayor refuses to vacate post...

BANGUED, Abra - Suspended Lagayan town mayor Jendricks Luna refuses to vacate his post even as the Abra Sangunniang Panlalawigan had ordered him and his wife suspended for 6 months after finding them guilty of dishonesty and grave misconduct....

 2018-12-14 08:40 

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Japan expresses support to Mindanao peace, BOL, Bangsamoro government...

The Japanese government has expressed its desire to continue to support the Mindanao peace process in a comprehensive manner, fully taking into account "new circumstances" after the passage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL)....

 2018-12-14 08:31 

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Palace: Duterte disowns credit for Balangiga bells a sign of humility...

Malacaang said President Duterte taking no credit for the return of the Balangiga bells highlights the Chief Exectuive's humble dedication to public service....

 2018-12-14 08:29 

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133 businesses in Siargao have no ECCs DENR...

BUTUAN CITY The regional director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) here disclosed that 133 business establishments in Siargao Island reportedly did not possess Environment Compliance Certificates (ECCs)....

 2018-12-14 08:27 

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(ADVISORY) Canceled flights due to bad weather (December 14, 2018)...

Several domestic flights were canceled on Friday, December 14, 2018, due to bad weather in their destinations....

 2018-12-14 08:20 

Manila Bulletin

No special session for 2019 budget Palace...

President Duterte will not be calling for a special session of Congress to pass the proposed P3.575-trillion budget for 2019....

 2018-12-14 08:17 

Manila Bulletin

66 ASG members convicted over 2,000 Basilan hostage taking...

The Pasig Regional Trial Court (RTC) has convicted 66 members and leaders of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) for taking hostage 52 persons in Basilan in 2000, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said....

 2018-12-14 08:13 

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Gov't offices, malls should be PWD-friendly...

Government offices and malls in Davao City have been warned to modify some features of the existing buildings to address the accessibility concerns of persons with disabilities (PWDs), an official from the Regional Committee on Disability Affairs (RCDA) s...

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