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2 Japanese nationals among 155 injured in Cavite factory fire

February 2, 2017

Two Japanese nationals were reported injured after a fire razed a factory inside the Export Processing Zone Authority compound in General Trias, Cavite Wednesday evening. A report from Cavite Provincial Police Office said they were working at House Technology Industries.

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Lorenzana to recommend keeping ceasefire despite reported skirmishes with NPA

February 2, 2017

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said he has recommended to President Rodrigo Duterte to continue observing the unilateral ceasefire with the New People’s Army even if they announced it will end  on February 10. “We have recommended that we continue observing

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(UPDATE) DENR orders 23 mining firms closed

February 2, 2017

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Thursday ordered the closure of 23 mining companies, led by Benguet Corp. for allegedly causing damage to watersheds In a press briefing at the DENR office in Quezon City, Environment and

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Suspect in 17-year-old murder case surrenders to PNP

February 2, 2017

A suspect in the killing of a publicist and his driver nearly 17 years ago surrendered to the police after escaping from the National Bureau of Investigation in four years ago. Senior Superintendent Belli Tamayo, NCR director of the Criminal

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Nearly 1,000 got HIV through transactional sex

February 2, 2017

Nearly 1,000 individuals were infected with the human immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV) in 2016 after engaging in sex for money. Based on the December 2016 HIV and AIDS Registry of the Philippines,.  report, the Department of Health (DOH) said  985 individuals

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Philippines and Russia to bolster trade and investment ties

February 2, 2017

The Philippines and Russia held discussions to forge closer economic cooperation and strengthen bilateral trade and investment relations. Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Alexander. Tsybulskiy met with Undersecretary Ceferino Rodolfo from the Department of Trade and

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PNP Chaplain Service to assume key role in pruning rogue cops

February 2, 2017

The Philippine National Police (PNP)’s head of the chaplain service said they face a challenge in helping cleanse the force of rogue policemen. In an interview Over radio Veritas, PNP Chaplain Service Deputy Director Fr. Lucio Rosaroso Jr said :”“It’s an

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Debt-to-GDP ratio improved in September 2016

February 2, 2017

The debt of the general government reached P5-trillion as of end-September 2016 as the GG debt-to-GDP (Gross Domestic Product) ratio improved to 35.5 percent compared to the 36.7 percent in the same period last 2015, according to the Department of

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