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Unidentified gunmen in Sulu reportedly abducted two Muslim filmmakers, their family said on Sunday. The filmmakers, sisters Linda and Nadjoua Bansil, were filming in the province when gunmen seized them inside a commuter jeepney near Patikul town. Police and military authorities have not released any information about thea abduction, but…

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A professor of the Western Mindanao State University was abducted by gunmen who barged into his house in Zamboanga City, police reported over the weekend. Authorities said that Professor Al Roxas was taken at gunpoint at around 7:20 p.m. on Saturday in the coastal village of Campo Islam by armed…

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A fisherman died and five others were rescued on Saturday after their boat capsized amid bad weather off a coastal village of Zamboanga City, officials said over the weekend. Officials said that the body of Efren Macaso was recovered off Limpapa village. Fishermen in the area saved Macaso’s companions, four…

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Four more suspects were charged for illegal possession of firearms after the Ilocos Norte police arrested four Chinese caught carrying high-powered firearms. Supt. Jeffrey Gorospe, Ilocos Norte police spokesman, identified the suspects as Harry Domingo of Pampanga, Lorenzo Fajardo of Laguna, and Enrique Alvarez and Dennis Co of Quezon City.…

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LA TRINIDAD, Benguet: The Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) has given due recognition to leading cooperatives (coop) and leaders of coops in the province through the annual Gawad Parangal Search for Outstanding Coop. CDA-Cordillera Regional Director Franco Bawang Jr. said that the award was given to coops with exceptional performance and…

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A lawmaker on Sunday lauded the nomination of another natural wonder in the Philippines to the list of United Nations (UN)-protected world heritage sites. Rep. Nelson Dayanghirang of Davao Oriental, vice-chairperson of the House Committee on Natural Resources and Transportation in the 15th Congress, said that the inclusion of Mount…

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Zamboanga City: A scion of a wealthy Chinese family was killed in a gun attack at a roadside eatery along Veterans Avenue on Saturday afternoon. According to Edwin de Ocampo, chief of the Zamboanga police, a lone gunman wearing a motorcycle helmet shot Filipino-Chinese trader Justine Raphael Wee. No individual…

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Baguio City: The City Health Services Office (HSO) disclosed that 27 out of every 100 persons in Baguio who are 15 years old and above are smoking cigarettes. City HSO Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit head Dr. Donnabel Tubera said that based on the result of the May 2012 Core Adult…

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Quantum computing: Giant leap for qubits Australian researchers have taken the next step in an incremental journey to developing the first large-scale quantum computer.

The world’s potentially fastest computer system will be made up of tricky little building blocks called quantum bits, or qubits — consisting of a single electron bound to a phosphorus atom.

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Jabra, a world leader in hands-free audio solutions, and Siemens Enterprise Communications, a leading global provider of Unified Communications, today announced that the latest Jabra Bluetooth® headset will support Siemens Enterprise Communications’ OpenScape Mobile Call Swipe feature, making it easier and faster for users to seamlessly switch from one device…