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Kim receives ‘excellent’ letter from Trump: KCNA

Kim receives ‘excellent’ letter from Trump: KCNA

SEOUL (AFP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a personal letter of ”excellent content” from US President Donald Trump, the country’s state media said yesterday, amid a nuclear deadlock between Pyongyang and Washington. Talks have been stalled since the collapse of a second summit between the two leaders in February after they failed […]

Ex-cop gunned down in Pasay

A former member of the Philippine National Police was gunned down by two motorcycle-riding gunmen while driving his passenger tricycle in Pasay City Saturday. Police identified the victim as Darwin Cruz, 44, of Barangay 64, Pasay. Investigation showed that the incident occurred at around 3:45 p.m. in front of a fast food chain on Arnaiz […]

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6 family members killed in Caloocan fire

Six members of a family were killed while another was injured in a fire that hit a house in Caloocan City early yesterday morning. Supt. Stephen Requina, city fire marshal, identified the victims as Maricel Roxas, 33; Robert Basas, 10; Edwardo Roxas, 8; a certain Langoy Basas, 4; Niño Basas, 3; and JP Basas, 2, […]

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Truck falls into ‘sinkhole’ in Manila

A 14-wheel truck loaded with 16 tons of sand collapsed under its own weight and fell into an alleged five-foot deep “sinkhole” in Manila before dawn yesterday. Michael Lagco, truck driver, said they were on their way to Baywalk in Manila from Pampanga to deliver tons of sand for the Manila Bay rehabilitation when the […]

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Fishers walk away from ASG captors

A group of fishermen casually walked away from their Abu Sayyaf Group captors who released them three days after they were forcibly taken in the waters of Sabah. The reason: They are too poor to pay even for a sack of rice as ransom. Police Col. Bernard Banac, spokesperson of the Philippine National Police, said […]

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3 dead, more feared buried in Cambodia building collapse

PHNOM Penh, Cambodia (AFP) – At least three people died when an under-construction building collapsed at a Cambodian beach resort early yesterday, officials said, with fears an unknown number of others may still be buried in the rubble. The seven-story building in the beach town of Sihanoukville, owned by a Chinese company, collapsed with workers […]

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