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  • ‘Powers won’t stop outages’

    ‘Powers won’t stop...

    MALACAÑANG said Tuesday the government had limited options to deal with the expected power shortages this summer because the emergency powers granted to President Benigno Aquino III to deal with the problem would take effect only six months after it was passed into law. But Communications Secretary...
  • No saying sorry, Palace  insists on Mamasapano

    No saying sorry, Palace insists on...

    THE Palace said Monday there is no need for President Benigno Aquino III to apologize for the Mamasapano debacle that left 44 police commandos dead. Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said while there were lapses in the operation, Aquino’s involvement was purely on the policy side of the mission to...
  • Say you’re sorry, Serge Osmeña urges Aquino

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    “SAY ‘I am sorry’,” Senator Sergio Osmeña III urged President Benigno Aquino III over DZBB radio on Sunday. He said Aquino should apologize to the Filipino people for the death of 44 police commandos in an encounter with Muslim rebels in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, on Jan. 25....
  • Army offensive  kills 24 Sayyaf

    Army offensive kills 24 Sayyaf

    AN improvised bomb exploded at the gate of a church at Lamitan City in Basilan as security forces pressed an offensive in neighboring Sulu island with the toll rising to 24 extremists and two soldiers dead, officials said. No one was hurt in the explosion at the main gate of the St. Peter Parish Church in...
  • Agoo’s basilica wall saved from demolition

    Agoo’s basilica wall saved...

    AGOO, La Union – The National Commission for Culture and the Arts  has stopped the demolition of a walled fence near the Agoo Basilica,  one of the treasures of the Catholic Church in this province. Workers started demolishing the fence but the Church, led by Bishop Rodolfo Beltran, obtained a...

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Army offensive kills 24 Sayyaf

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Army offensive  kills 24 SayyafAN improvised bomb exploded at the gate of a church at Lamitan City in Basilan as security forces pressed an offensive in neighboring Sulu island with the toll...

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‘Pinoys believe Aquino is still hiding truth on Mamasapano’

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Agoo’s basilica wall saved from demolition

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Agoo’s basilica wall saved from demolitionAGOO, La Union – The National Commission for Culture and the Arts  has stopped the demolition of a walled fence near the Agoo Basilica,  one of...