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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — As of 10:30a.m. Monday, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) announced that 20 domestic flights were cancelled due to bad weather spawned by tropical storm Pedring. The MIAA said AirPhil Express and Zest Air had provided flight advisories regarding its flight cancellations because of the storm. AirPhil’s flight cancellations are 2P-021 […]

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MANILA, Philippines –The Department of Education (DepEd) has announced the suspension of all afternoon classes in Metro Manila starting 12noon Monday including kinder, elementary and high school levels. The announcement was made based on the latest weather advisory from Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) due to bad weather conditions brought by Tropical Storm […]

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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — The Philippine government will not tolerate sexual tourism as it intensifies its campaign against any and all forms of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. The government will even act swiftly and accordingly on reports of existence of related exploitations be it by foreigners and locals alike, said Department of Justice (DOJ) […]

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MANILA, Philippines — At least nine areas in Luzon were placed under public storm warning signal Sunday, as tropical storm “Pedring” (international name: Nesat) threatens to make landfall over Isabela-Aurora area on Monday evening. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the eye of the storm was located 460 kilometers (km) east […]

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By Osias T. Osorio MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — Philippine Airlines (PAL) will reduce the number of selected domestic and international flights for a limited period as the flag carrier prepares for the transfer of its catering, ground handling and call center reservations units to third party service providers on Oct. 1, 2011. In a statement, […]

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Suspected Muslim militants attacked government troops guarding a school construction site in a rebel stronghold in the southern Philippines on Sunday, igniting a clash that killed 13 gunmen and two marines, a marine commander said. About 50 gunmen attacked two marine detachments in hilly Talipao town in Sulu province at dawn, […]

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