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THE Sultanate of Sulu and North Borneo sees politics behind Malaysia’s massive crackdown against supposed illegal immigrants in the disputed Sabah state. Sultanate spokesman and Secretary General Abraham Idjirani said that Malaysia’s move could be a part of its plan to really get hold of Sabah longer. He said that…

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The budget of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has been hiked by P1.4 billion in 2014 amid increased Chinese incursions in Philippine territories in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), it was learned on Tuesday. This was revealed by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin before the House Committee…

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THE United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) dared President Benigno Aquino 3rd to cleanse first his official family, who pretend to feign innocence on the releases of “pork barrel” funds since 2010 on his watch. Rep. Tobias ‘Toby’ Tiangco of Navotas City, who is also the executive secretary of UNA said it…

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Rep. Joselito “Lito” Atienza of Buhay party list on Tuesday pushed for the creation of an independent People’s Commission that will conduct a top-to-bottom investigation into the pork barrel scam. Atienza said the Commission will be headed by retired justices of the Supreme Court (SC) and will also be composed…

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Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday ambushed two employees of a financing company in the restive province of Basilan in southern Philippines, police said. It said the attack killed Jennifer Timtim and Saud Macalangcom—who both worked for KFI Center for Community Development Foundation. The ambush occurred in the village of Ubit in…

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The expansion of the Philippine economy is seen to continue in the third quarter of the year despite market volatilities. In a recent report, Standard Chartered Bank (SBC) said that its outlook for the country’s growth remains positive. “While Philippine markets are likely to remain volatile in the short term…

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MAYOR Del De Guzman of Marikina City on Tuesday lauded the prompt action of the city health office in order to keep leptospirosis at bay after the recent onslaught of southwest monsoon in the city. De Guzman said the city has recorded zero leptospirosis case. “We consider this a success…

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PHILIPPINE authorities sighted three Chinese coast guard ships and numerous construction materials within the vicinity of the disputed Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal over the weekend, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said on Tuesday. During the budget hearing of the Department of National Defense at the House of Representatives, Gazmin told the Congress…

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The Philippines has been doing well in its tourism sector rising up 12 ranks in the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI), an executive of National Competitiveness Council of the Philippines (NCCP) said. From ranking 94 out of 145 countries in 2011, the Philippines rose to the 82nd spot of…