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University Fair kicks-off next week

DAVAO CITY — The region’s biggest gathering of schools, the University Fair, will open at SM Davao on July 9 highlighting a powerhouse collection of academic and technical institutions from around the country. PR manager for SM City Davao Precious Ann Legario said among the out-of-town institutions that confirmed are ...

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LPA intensifies into TD named Egay

MANILA – The low pressure area inside the Philippine Area of Responsiblity (PAR) has intensified into tropical depression locally named “Egay”, the fourth tropical cyclone to affect the country this year, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Thursday. In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Chris ...

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‘Regularization order exists only on paper’ – Tanduay workers

MANILA – Tanduay workers vow to continue with their strike at the Cabuyao plant in Laguna as their main call for regularization, which prompted their struggle, remains unanswered to this day. Now on their 45th day at the picketline, the association leading the strike, TUDLA or Tanggulang Ugnayan Daluyang Lakas ...

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Groups to DOJ: No more delays, please

Last Monday marked the second month since the Indonesian government granted Mary Jane Veloso a temporary reprieve and it has been the longest two months for her family and supporters from all around the globe. The basis for the temporary reprieve was to give way to legal proceedings in the ...

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Business group echoes concern on Makati City Hall situation

MANILA – The Makati Business Club (MBC) believes that Makati Mayor Junjun Binay should have followed the order of Office of the Ombudsman immediately to avoid unnecessary situation in the country’s financial center. “While we recognize that the mayor has decided to leave city hall as ordered by the Office ...

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Groups urge Canada to take back garbage

MANILA – As Canadians celebrated “Canada Day,” yesterday, a local environmental group and a party-list group pressed the affluent country not to forget its illegal garbage exports that have been languishing at Manila and Subic ports for years. In a joint statement, the EcoWaste Coalition and the Ang NARS Party-List reiterated ...

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Petron cuts LPG prices by 45c/kilo

MANILA – Petron Corp. has cut Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) prices by 45 centavos per kilogram (kg) effective Wednesday. Petron will lower prices by Php 5 per an 11-kg household cylinder effective at 12:01 a.m.Wednesday. It will also reduce Xtend AutoLPG prices by 25 centavos per liter. Petron said it reflects movements ...

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