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2nd Salvo

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Country braces for ‘Quiel’ as 35 lose lives due to ‘Pedring’; P1-B agri, infra lost in Luzon By Aaron B. Recuenco Manila, Philippines – From the flurry of landslides in the north and the gush of floodwaters in central and southern part, typhoon “Pedring” wrought a trail of destruction in Luzon that has so far […]

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$14-M buco juice for US

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Manila, Philippines – Eastern Visayas can readily supply the United States with its $14 million buco juice or coconut water requirements. This was revealed yesterday by An WAray partylist Rep. Florencio “Bem” Noel as he noted that the importation of coconut water to the US could boost Eastern Visaya’s economy. The region covers the provinces […]

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Today’s liturgy celebrates the important roles of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael in the divine plan of salvation. Tradition holds that angels are messengers of the divine plan of salvation. Tradition holds that angels are messengers of the divine and their work is cited in the Bible. However, only Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, are […]

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Manila, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (CoA) has directed the National Police Commission to end its contract with gasoline stations that have been charging “evaporation fees” for petroleum products sold to the agency. Describing the deal as “irregular and disadvantageous to the government”, CoA said Napolcom paid over P845,000 to two gasoline stations that […]

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After strong winds tear down a defective Makati billboard structure MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will file another urgent motion today before a Makati City seeking permission to be permitted to roll down tarpaulins on billboards along Epifanio De Los Santos Avenue (EDSA) and other major thoroughfares in the metropolis. This […]

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FIERCE WINDS

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kill 21, hurt 14 as ‘Pedring’ exits country; ‘Quiel’ approaching By ELENA L. ABEN * AP MANILA, Philippines – Emergency services and residents in Metro Manila cleaned up and restored electricity yesterday after Typhoon “Pedring” unleashed floodwaters and fierce winds that killed at least 21 people, injured 14, and sent huge waves crashing over seawalls. […]

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