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Manila: An Iranian who was indicted in the United States for smuggling tons of steel for nuclear production in violation of the trade embargo against Iran, died of a heart attack while in the custody of Manila’s National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), senior officials told Gulf News. He was arrested in 2012. Read more [...]

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Makati Mayor Binay, accusers face off at Senate probe. Makati Mayor Junjun Binay (right), Commission on Audit's Cecilia Caga-anan (2nd right), accusers Renato Bondal (3rd right), and Nicolas Enciso VI swear before the start of the Senate probe on the alleged overpricing of the P2.5-B Makati City Hall Parking building Read more [...]

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Aug
Rappler The justices behind the pork barrel cases Rappler The plunder case of deposed president Joseph Estrada provides a glimpse of how long the multimillion-peso cases will be tried. It took 6 years for a special division of the Sandiganbayan conducting marathon hearings to resolve the case. Read more [...]

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Friends and family gathered Tuesday night to remember Luis Santiago, who was shot and killed while riding his bicycle in Waterbury on Monday. Read more [...]

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Aug
THE local governments of Cebu Province, Cebu City and Cordova can pursue the construction of a third bridge between mainland Cebu and Mactan Island, as a joint venture with a private company, said the chief counsel of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center. Cordova Mayor Adelino Sitoy said that Metro Pacific Tollways Corp Read more [...]

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Philippine Daily Inquirer 7:45 am | Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 MANILA, Philippines–A woman fell victim to motorcycle-riding robbers early Tuesday in Mandaluyong City, a week after the local government approved an ordinance that seeks to deter attacks by criminals on bikes. Read more [...]

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(Updated 5:40 p.m.) The shipping industry has so far lost around $5.4 billion in revenues since February due to the continued implementation of the daytime truck ban in Manila, the Association of International Shipping Lines Inc. (AISL) said Wednesday. Read more [...]

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BUREAU of Immigration (BI) agents arrested on Tuesday 55 Chinese nationals believed to have been working without proper permits. The Chinese nationals, who were nabbed in raids in Manila, Quezon City and Malabon through a tip by the BI's anonymous source, are allegedly working in construction sites and retail establishments illegally Read more [...]

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Aug
Paul Reichler distances himself from the JBC proceedings, saying it's improper for him 'to comment on internal Philippine matters unrelated to the case for which I have been retained as counsel, such as nominations to the Philippine Supreme Court' 'DISLOYAL' TO COUNTRY? Philippine Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza gives a statement after the Philippines filed its nearly 4,000-page written pleading or memorial against China on March 30, 2014 Read more [...]

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Drilon hits Agri sector's poor results despite two Cabinet secretaries GMA News Senate President Franklin Drilon on Tuesday pointed out the dismal performance of the Agriculture sector, which accounts for a third of the country's labor force, despite having two secretaries. Drilon was referring to Agriculture Secretary Proceso ... Read more [...]

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