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RIYADH: Five Saudis have died of a new SARS-like virus during the past few days and two more are being treated in an intensive care unit, the health ministry said. In a statement cited by the Saudi press agency late on Wednesday, the ministry said that all the deaths as…

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UN SOUNDS ALARM OVER RECORD ARCTIC ICE MELT GENEVA: The Arctic’s sea ice melted at a record pace in 2012, the ninth-hottest year on record, compounding concerns about climate change underscored by extreme weather such as Hurricane Sandy, the United Nations (UN) weather agency said on Thursday. In a report…

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By Jing Villamente Reporter Leading Cavite­-Liberal Party gubernatorial candidate, Rep. Erineo “Ayong” Maliksi of Imus on Thursday renewed calls for a peaceful, clean and honest elections as he slammed alleged massive vote buying perpetrated by some provincial candidates. Maliksi made the call during the Peace Covenant Signing at Imus Cathedral,…

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BAGUIO CITY: With only 11 days before the May 13 midterm elections, the selection of leaders in Calanasan town in Apayao province is already a done deal. Apayao provincial election officer Atty. Ricardo Lampac reported that Calanasan incumbent mayor Elias Bulut Sr., considered the patriarch of politics in the province,…

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IBA, Zambales: The first Indigenous People (IP) mandatory representative to a provincial board in the whole of Luzon was sworn into office here on Wednesday, May 1, by Gov. Hermogenes Ebdane Jr., signaling the start of a new era for local tribesmen who had long dreamed of political recognition and…

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CRYING harassment, the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) on Thursday condemned the arrest of its local candidate in Iloilo City. Rommel Ynion, UNA’s mayoralty candidate in Iloilo City was arrested by elements of the Philippine National Police (PNP) coming all the way from Camp Crame in Quezon City for a tax…

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LINGAYEN, Pangasinan: In addition to the regular program of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the government also plans to spend P300 million for tourism infrastructure projects here. During the project briefing, Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson said this budget will be allocated for the upgrading of roads going…

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SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao: A fire burned down Liberal Party (LP) headquarters and two small houses nearby on Wednesday night at Barangay Bulalo in this town. Authorities said the LP headquarters were empty when the fire broke out on Wednesday. Authorities were investigating whether the fire was deliberately set or whether…

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BOMB JOKE SENDS PASSENGER TO JAIL ZAMBOANGA CITY: Airport police arrested a man after he joked that he was carrying a bomb inside a Manila-bound passenger plane. Police said Kim Castillo, who works at a shipping company in Dubai, was detained after flight attendants informed authorities about it. The 45-year-old…

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By Jing Villamente Reporter The United Movement Against Drugs (Uni-Mad)-Caloocan Chapter on Tuesday urged the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to look into alleged Caloocan narcopoliticians and their nefarious activities in Caloocan City. In a letter addressed to PDEA Director General Arturo Cacdac, the anti-drug group requested the help of…