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China blames US  for trade dispute

BEIJING (AP) – China yesterday issued a report blaming the United States for a trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no clarification about what additional steps it will take to up the ante. The statement from the Cabinet spokesman’s office said that China has kept its […]

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2 killed, 57 hurt in Quezon road mishap

Two drivers were killed while at least 57 passengers were injured when a trailer truck accidentally rammed into a bus in in Atimonan, Quezon midnight yesterday. Police Major Michael Encio, chief of the Atimonan Municipal Police Station, said the drivers of the trailer truck and Mark Eve’s Transit Bus both died on the spot. The […]

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Pope condemns abortion as use of ‘paid killer’

VATICAN CITY (AFP) – Pope Francis reiterated Saturday that abortion is unacceptable, saying its use amounted to the hiring of a “paid killer.” “Is it lawful to eliminate a human lift to resolve a problem? It is lawful to hire a paid killer to resolve a problem,” Francis asked during a conference at the Vatican […]

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Manileños see bright future

  Manileños see a brand new start with the victory of Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso as their mayor in the recent midterm elections. Rising lawyer and leader Jeremi­ah Belgica, 38, believes that Doma­goso’s edge over other candidates is his relatively young age. “It is a fresh start but one that faces the challenges of old […]

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Elderly couple killed in Cebu fire

CEBU CITY – An elderly couple was killed in a fire in Barangay Carreta here last Saturday. The victims were identified as Nicasio Orcullo, 62, and Proserfina Orcullo, 57. The Orcullos were killed after they were trapped in their burning house. At least 50 houses were destroyed in the fire, said Fire Chief Insp. Noel […]

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President Duterte reminded Filipino Muslims to repent and be thankful for all the blessings they have received at the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan yesterday. Duterte called on Muslim Filipinos to offer prayers for peace, solidarity, and understanding during the start of Ramadan. The President also said that he is one with the […]

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