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One person dead, soldier wounded in encounter with alleged lawless group in Zamboanga del Norte

An alleged lawless element was killed while a soldier was wounded in a two-hour firefight as police and military served arrest warrants for murder and attempted murder in Zamboanga del Norte early Monday. Capt. Clint Antipala, spokesman of the 1st Infantry

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JAPAN NEWS

Japan orders halt to Boeing 737 Max flights

Tokyo–Japan’s transport ministry Thursday told overseas airlines not to use the Boeing 737 Max aircraft for flights to and over Japan for the time being, officials said. The move followed two recent fatal crashes of the aircraft, including the one

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FEATURES

Emperor voices deep emotion over 30 years on throne

Tokyo–Japan’s Emperor Akihito expressed deep emotion on Sunday over marking the 30th anniversary of his accession to the Chrysanthemum Throne amid congratulations offered by people at home and abroad. “It means so much to me that I commemorate this day

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BUSINESS

Stocks higher, peso unchanged

Philippine stocks closed higher while the peso closed unchanged at P52.65 against the US dollar on Monday. The Philippine Stock Exchange index finished at 7,873.02 points, up 74.74. In the broader market, there were 94 gainers, 93 decliners and 54

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