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Didal, Ledermann sweep Game of Skate

Margielyn Didal and Daniel Ledermann gave the Philippines a golden sweep of the Game of Skate event of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Sigtuna Hall of the Tagaytay International Convention Center here.

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A weaker tropical depression “Tisoy” (international name “Kammuri”) left the Philippine Area of Responsibility yesterday, days after wreaking havoc in Bicol and Southern Luzon. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration weather specialist Chris Perez said Tisoy will no longer directly affect the country and was last spotted 705 kilometers west-northwest of Coron, Palawan around […]

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Typhoon “Tisoy” left more than P1-billion worth of damage to agriculture, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said yesterday. The NDRRMC said hardest hit are Bicol and the Mindoro Oriental and Occidental, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan area (Region 4-B). The NDRRMC is expecting more as the assessment is still ongoing in various areas […]

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Inflation rose to 1.3 percent in November, the highest after the 1.7 percent last August, from 0.8 percent in October primarily due to faster price increase in alcoholic beverages and tobacco. The latest inflation rate, however, is way below the six percent in the same period last year. The average inflation to date stood at […]

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Kidnap-slay suspect gunned down

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – A suspect in the abduction and killing of a 16-year-old girl in Banga, South Cotabato was killed in a police operation in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat yesterday. Police Brig. Gen. Alfred Corpus, Police Regional Office 12 director, said Richard Romo Gumilid, 31, was gunned down by operatives after he reportedly tried to […]

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By AARON RECUENCO Joint police and military operatives killed a top official of the New People’s Army (NPA) operating in Southern Tagalog area in a raid on his safehouse in Antipolo City before dawn Thursday. Maj. Gen. Arnulfo Marcelo Burgos, commanding general of the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division, said that aside from Armando Lazarte, two other […]

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