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Uighur group slams China’s terror claim

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BEIJING -- An Uighur group on Thursday dismissed Beijing’s account of a “terrorist attack” at Tiananmen Square as a dubious pretext to repress the ethnic minority, as state-run media hinted at potential repercussions.

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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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P150M in DAR funds went to NGOs picked by Honasan, Estrada

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Two years after the plunder of the Malampaya Fund, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) continued to be the clearinghouse of lawmakers’ pork barrel funds channeled to bogus nongovernment organizations (NGOs).

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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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De Lima asks DFA: Cancel passports of Enrile et al.

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Thursday said she had asked the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to cancel the passports of Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr. and 35 others charged with plunder in the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the alleged P10-billion pork barrel racket.

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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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Napoles ‘sent millions of dollars to US in suitcases’

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Janet Lim-Napoles amassed millions of dollars from two local money changers and sent them to the United States, without central bank approval, either through bank-to-bank transfers or hand-carried in suitcases that were cleared through US airports by Filipino contacts there, the Inquirer has learned.

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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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Anti-pork protesters fight ‘kapre’, ‘tikbalang’, ‘manananggal’ in gov’t

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MANILA -- The anti-pork barrel protesters took to the streets Wednesday afternoon the “three monsters of the government.”

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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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