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The challenging task of rebuilding heritage

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For a stone church to rise during the Spanish era, construction took from several years to many decades to be completed, depending on the availability of funds, construction materials and laborers.

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After Ma’am Jenny, it’s Ma’am Arlene

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The Office of the Court Administrator has initiated an investigation into reports that a woman that goes by the name “Ma’am Arlene” is allegedly fixing cases in the courts on behalf of her wealthy clients.

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Agusan town loses water supply after Tuesday’s earthquake

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ROSARIO, Agusan del Sur – The spring that supplied practically the entire municipality of Rosario with drinking water dried up following Tuesday’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake that shook Bohol and other parts of the Visayas as well as Mindanao, killing up to 180 people.

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Senate face-off over ‘pork’

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MANILA -- The caucus at the Senate last Wednesday has allegedly degenerated into a face-off  among senators over the “pork barrel”  mess.

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PH buying SK fighter jets

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SEOUL—Move over. The big boys are coming.

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Charges of cover-up prompt Drilon to subpoena Napoles

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Saying he was appalled by allegations that his refusal to summon Janet Lim-Napoles was an attempt at a cover-up, Senate President Franklin Drilon on Wednesday announced he had decided to subpoena the alleged brains of the P10-billion pork barrel fund scam to appear at a Senate inquiry.

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Huffington Post admits ‘incorrect’ Jeane Napoles photo

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MANILA -- The Huffington Post has taken down its story on Jeane Napoles and her tax evasion charge that had spread on social media due to a photo it posted alongside its article of a woman bathing in money.

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Road user’s tax spent faster than Malampaya

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MANILA -- The government’s third-biggest source of tax revenues appears to be getting depleted even faster than the now controversial Malampaya Fund, which represents the royalties from the Malampaya oil and gas operations off Palawan.

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Sultan of Sulu dies; Sabah claim lives on

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The ownership claim of the sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo to Sabah will not be buried with Sultan Jamalul Kiram III.

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Bohol quake ‘like 32 Hiroshima bombs’

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An earthquake with energy equivalent to “32 Hiroshima bombs” jolted the Visayas, and parts of Mindanao and southern Luzon early Tuesday morning, causing centuries-old churches and modern buildings to crumble, disrupting power and phone services, setting off stampedes and killing at least 97 people.

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