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ZAMBOANGA CITY: An American was found dead in Pagadian City in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, police said. Police identified the foreigner as Angelo Edward Ronacri, 65. A gun was also recovered by the police tucked in Ronacri’s waist in the village of Makabibihag in Balangasan district. Authorities said…

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BAGUIO CITY: “Give the people the government they deserve.” Associate Justice Marvic Leonen posed this challenge to city officials and public servants in his keynote address during the Baguio City’s 104th Charter Day anniversary program at the Baguio Convention Center here on September 1. Leonen, who hailed from Baguio, emphasized…

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A 73-year-old diabetic Briton committed suicide by hanging himself inside their home on Thursday afternoon in a remote village in Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte, belated police reports said on Saturday. Reports at the Philippine National Police operations center in Camp Crame named the Briton that committed suicide as John William…

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TUGUEGARAO CITY: Archbishop Sergio Utleg, Cagayan Valley’s highest Catholic prelate, has appealed to President Benigno Aquino 3rd to revoke all permits which allow the extraction of black sand along the shorelines of northern Cagayan province. “I am appealing to the President to once and for all dismantle black sand mining…

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ZAMBOANGA CITY: Motorcycle gunmen shot and wounded a policeman and his brother, who is a village chieftain, in a daring attack in Pagadian City in Zamboanga del Sur province, officials said. Officials said the policeman, PO3 Muktar Pagayao, 41, exchanged gunfire with the attackers as he tried to shield themselves…

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ChairPERSON Francis Tolentino of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Sunday junked the appeal of several Cavite bus operators who earlier went on strike to protest the operation of the Southwest Interim Provincial Terminal in Paranaque City. Tolentino said not all the request of the bus operators were denied…

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The Quezon City government and St. Luke’s Medical Center (SLMC) will once again host a free clinic for indigent city residents in October with the hospital providing additional medical services to accommodate more beneficiaries. For this year’s medical mission, QC and SLMC announced over the weekend that they are ready…

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Inter-tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) is the main weather system affecting the country as it continues to bring rains across Palawan, Visayas and Mindanao, the state weather bureau said on Sunday. ITCZ is the breeding ground for low-pressure areas (LPAs) or potential cyclones and with the presence of the ITCZ, LPA…

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ELITE government troops captured four New People’s Army (NPA) rebels following a firefight early dawn Saturday in a Guihulngan City village in Negros Oriental province, military reports said. Reports sent to Camp Aguinaldo, the military general headquarters in Manila, said the encounter between troops of the army’s 3rd Scout Ranger…

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ZAMBOANGA CITY: A woman, previously threatened with death by an alleged policeman over her unpaid debts, was fatally shot by a suspected hired killer in this city, police said. Police said Mary Jane Peras, 34, was killed in Recodo village after being shot at least five times in the different…