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Philippines condemns North Korea's missile launch

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines condemned North Korea's latest missile launch and the resumption of the processing of its nuclear materials and nuclear
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Posted: August 30, 2016, 7:21 am

Poe suspends Senate probe into proposed emergency powers

MANILA, Philippines — Sen.
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Posted: August 30, 2016, 7:12 am

Obama expected to raise concerns over Duterte's remarks

MANILA, Philippines — United States President Barack Obama is expected to raise concerns about some of the recent statements of President Rodrigo Duterte in
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Posted: August 30, 2016, 4:07 am

Tagle: Condemn all forms of killings

MANILA, Philippines — Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle called on Filipinos to uphold the sanctity of life amid the spate of killings in the coun
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Posted: August 30, 2016, 2:36 am

Death toll of earthquake rises to 292 in Italy - Manila Bulletin


Manila Bulletin

Death toll of earthquake rises to 292 in Italy
Manila Bulletin
A picture taken on August 27, 2016 shows damaged houses in San Lorenzo, near the Italian village of Amatrice, three days after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the region. (AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI) | mb.com.ph. ROME — The death toll of the ...
More People Will Die in Italy's Next EarthquakeForeign Policy (blog)
Negligence probe over Italy quake death tollIrish Examiner
Italy earthquake: PM asks Renzo Piano to help in reconstructionThe Guardian
Huffington Post -WHIO -Catholic News Service -Deutsche Welle
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Posted: August 30, 2016, 1:46 am

Turkish Offensive on Islamic State in Syria Caught US Off Guard - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Turkish Offensive on Islamic State in Syria Caught US Off Guard
Wall Street Journal
When Turkish ground forces delivered a lightning strike on Islamic State fighters in Syria last week, the Pentagon hailed what it described as close U.S.-Turkish coordination. But behind the scenes, cooperation between the North Atlantic Treaty ...
Turkey warns of more strikes if Syrian Kurds don't retreatPhilippine Star
Knowing the Risks, Some Syrian Rebels Seek a Lift From Turks' IncursionNew York Times
U.S. irked as Turkish forces target Kurd allies in Syria instead of Islamic StateThe Japan Times
NPR -Chicago Tribune -Washington Post -Voice of America
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Posted: August 30, 2016, 12:43 am

Apple expected to debut iPhone 7 next week - The Guardian


The Guardian

Apple expected to debut iPhone 7 next week
The Guardian
Apple CEO Tim Cook announcing the last iPhones that came out. Photograph: Monica Davey/EPA. Reuters, Associated Press. Monday 29 August 2016 20.38 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email · Share on LinkedIn · Share on ...
Apple's new iPhone, Watch: When can I buy the iPhone 7?AL.com
New iPhones: what to expect from Apple's event on September 7The Australian Financial Review
Apple to announce new product rangeNEWS.com.au
TechCrunch -Yahoo News -nwitimes.com -ZDNet
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Posted: August 30, 2016, 12:38 am

De Lima doubts fairness of House probe into Bilibid drug trade

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Posted: August 29, 2016, 11:38 pm

France meets Muslim leaders, experts after burkini row - Business Insider


Business Insider

France meets Muslim leaders, experts after burkini row
Business Insider
Paris Mosque rector Dalil Boubakeur, left, and Anouar Kbibech, President of the French Council of the Muslim Faith, talk to the media during a meeting with France's Interior minister, in Paris, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. France's Interior minister Bernard ...
The Real Stakes in the Burkini MessHuffington Post
Former French president Nicholas Sarkozy in vow to ban burkini if re-electedIrish Examiner
French restauranteur faces official probe after throwing two women out, insisting all Muslims are terrorists - Yahoo7Yahoo7 News
Lifesite -Slate Magazine (blog) -Chicago Tribune -Channel NewsAsia
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 11:19 pm

Duterte reiterates ‘no war policy’ vs China

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Posted: August 29, 2016, 11:17 pm

Report: Apple could release new Macs in October - Macworld


Macworld

Report: Apple could release new Macs in October
Macworld
The MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and iMac updates we've been waiting for could be getting close, and Apple is reportedly planning new software features for the iPad Pro. mac family stock. Comments. Susie Ochs | @sfsooz. Executive Editor, Macworld. Aug 29 ...
Apple reportedly planning MacBook Air and Pro updates soonThe Verge
Apple's non-iPhone plans reportedly include new MacBooks and iPad enhancementsTechRadar
New Surface Pro 3 firmware update should solve battery woesPCWorld
Business Insider -TechCrunch -Mac Rumors -AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
all 215 news articles »
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 10:51 pm

Island Standoff Again Clouds China-Japan Ties in Run-Up to G-20 - Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Island Standoff Again Clouds China-Japan Ties in Run-Up to G-20
Bloomberg
With tensions high in the disputed South China Sea, it would seem an odd moment for Beijing to pick another territorial fight with a neighbor. Still, China chose to send more ships near Japanese-administered islets in the East China Sea in recent ...
South China Sea Fact: One of the Last Things South Vietnam Did Was Fight ChinaThe National Interest Online (blog)
Electronic Warfare Comes to the South China Sea (and Why it Matters)The National Interest Online
Another Piece of the Puzzle | Asia Maritime Transparency InitiativeAsia Maritime Transparency Initiative - Center for Strategic and International Studies

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Posted: August 29, 2016, 10:18 pm

Cardinal Tagle: abortion as bad as vigilante killings - Catholic Culture


Cardinal Tagle: abortion as bad as vigilante killings
Catholic Culture
Cardinal Antonio Tagle of Manila has called for consistency in defense of human life, reminding his people that abortion involves killing. The cardinal made his point in a radio address on August 29, as he reflected on the public outcries against extra ...

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Posted: August 29, 2016, 9:23 pm

Mexican president plagiarized in thesis – university

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's alma mater said Monday he had plagiarized parts of his law school thesis, confirming an investigative news site's report last week.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 9:02 pm

Turkish forces deepen push into Syria, draw US rebuke over their target

Turkish-backed forces pushed deeper into northern Syria on Monday and drew a rebuke from NATO ally the United States, which said it was concerned the battle for territory had shifted away from targeting Islamic State.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 5:57 pm

Clinton aide Abedin separates from husband after new 'sexting' revelations

Huma Abedin, a close aide to presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, announced in the midst of the campaign Monday that she was separating from husband Anthony Weiner following new revelations that he "sexted" another woman.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 5:33 pm

Freak lightning storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway

A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway, officials said on Monday.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 4:41 pm

Resign, Duterte tells De Lima - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Resign, Duterte tells De Lima
Inquirer.net
TACLOBAN CITY—President Duterte has upped the ante in his quarrel with Sen. Leila de Lima, telling her to resign from the Senate because, if he were in her shoes, he would have hanged himself already. “If I were De Lima, ladies and gentlemen, I'll ...
Duterte's advice to De Lima: Hang yourselfManila Bulletin
Alvarez assures 'clear agenda' on Bilibid drugs probeBusinessWorld Online Edition
Philippine News for the Filipino Global CommunityPhilippine Star
Tempo -Sun.Star -Northbound Philippines News Online -Balita
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 4:35 pm

Ilonggo 'Dragon' slain - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Ilonggo 'Dragon' slain
Inquirer.net
DEAD ON ARRIVAL One of the companions of suspected drug lord Melvin Odicta and his wife Meriam (inset) grieves over their bodies. A lone gunman killed the couple upon their arrival at Caticlan port. RODNEL AGUIRRE/CONTRIBUTOR.
Alleged drug lord, wife gunned down in AklanPhilippine Star
P2-M bounty for 'ninja' copsManila Bulletin
War on drugs: Who are the Odictas of Iloilo?Rappler
Tempo -The Manila Times -Sun.Star -The Standard
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 4:11 pm

Duterte to Chinese: Treat Pinoys as brothers, not enemies

MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte has urged the Chinese people to treat Filipinos as “brothers and not enemies” as the Philippines and China prepare to
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

Peace process can be achieved, says Dureza

MANILA, Philippines - There is a high level of confidence among peace negotiators of the government and the communist rebels that they can make things work a
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

Duterte plans to grant pardon to inmates – DOJ chief

MANILA, Philippines - Convicts seeking executive clemency may find hope in the administration of President Duterte.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

‘Sale of passports a P200-M racket’

MANILA, Philippines - A P200-million anomaly is allegedly behind the recent arrest of 210 Indonesian and Malaysian pilgrims found with fraudulently obtained
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

Comelec stops ballot printing - Business Mirror


Inquirer.net

Comelec stops ballot printing
Business Mirror
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has decided to halt the ongoing printing of the official ballots to be used for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections set on October 31, as its postponement looms. Comelec Spokesman James B.
Comelec suspends ballot printing for barangay, SK pollsGMA News
COMELEC suspends printing of ballots for barangay and SK pollsPhilippine Information Agency
Comelec suspends printing of ballotsTempo

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Posted: August 29, 2016, 2:50 pm

FBI detects breaches against two state voter systems

The FBI is urging U.S. election officials to increase computer security after it uncovered evidence that hackers have targeted two state election databases in recent weeks, according to a confidential advisory.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 2:45 pm

Australia unveils ‘how-to’ guide to fight militant propaganda

Australia on Tuesday released what the government says is the world's first ever how-to-guide for combating radical Islamist propaganda in Southeast Asia, which it hopes will help disrupt local recruitment efforts by groups such as Islamic State.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 2:31 pm

Singapore wages war on mosquitoes as suspected Zika cases reach 50

Singapore clinics Monday reported more Zika infections, bringing the suspected total to 50, as mosquito-fighting teams saturated the scene of the outbreak.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 1:30 pm

Singapore mass sprays residences as Zika expected to spread

SINGAPORE - Officials sprayed insecticide and cleared drains of stagnant water in residential areas of Singapore at high risk of further Zika infections on Monday after 41 locally transmitted cases were confirmed in the city state.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 8:00 am

Philippine Madrigal Singers bag top prize at Int’l Choral Competition

The Philippine Madrigal Singers took home the grand prize at the 64th International Choral Competition at Arezzo, Italy.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 6:48 am

High toll as Libyan fighters close in on Islamic State in Sirte

At least 34 Libyan fighters were killed and more than 180 wounded on Sunday as they closed in on the last Islamic State militant holdouts in the coastal city of Sirte, according to a field hospital.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 1:45 am

Jets hit rebel-held Homs area in Syria for first time in year —residents and monitor

Jets believed to be Syrian planes hit the besieged Al-Waer neighborhood in the city of Homs on Sunday, a day after the evacuation of residents and fighters from rebel-held Daraya on the outskirts of the capital, residents and a monitor said.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 1:22 am

Trump to give speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday night that he would make a major speech on illegal immigration in Arizona on Wednesday.
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Posted: August 29, 2016, 12:29 am

Pope mulls Italy quake visit as survivors dig in

Pope Francis said Sunday he wanted to visit the quake-hit villages of central Italy, as survivors and rescue workers dug in for the long haul with colder weather approaching.
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Posted: August 28, 2016, 8:25 pm

As Obama heads to Laos, signs of a tilt away from China

The secretive communist government of Laos, a country with a population of less than 7 million, rarely causes a ripple on the diplomatic circuit. And yet its sleepy capital will spring to life next week when global leaders arrive for an Asian summit.
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Posted: August 28, 2016, 6:52 pm

Former Obama aide calls Trump a ‘psychopath’

A former top adviser to President Barack Obama on Sunday labeled Donald Trump a "psychopath", saying the Republican presidential nominee met the clinical definition of the personality disorder.
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Posted: August 28, 2016, 4:59 pm

Turkish army thrusts deeper into Syria, monitors say 35 villagers killed

Turkey's army and its allies thrust deeper into Syria on Sunday, seizing territory controlled by Kurdish-aligned forces on the fifth day of a cross-border campaign that a monitoring group said had killed at least 35 villagers.
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Posted: August 28, 2016, 2:02 pm

Libyan forces push into last ISIS-held areas of Sirte

Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government on Sunday pushed into the last areas of Sirte held by the Islamic State group in what was the jihadists' coastal stronghold.
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Posted: August 28, 2016, 1:45 pm

Recruitment agency could face stiff penalties over OFW death – POEA

A recruitment agency faces severe penalties if it is proven that the agency failed to meet its obligations to a Filipina domestic helper who died in hospital in Saudi Arabia, the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) said on Saturday.  
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Posted: August 27, 2016, 3:39 pm

New ambassadors to UK, Brunei named

A former political envoy and a businessman have been nominated by President Rodrigo Duterte to serve as the country's new ambassadors to the United Kingdom and Brunei, replacing career diplomats whose tours of duty haven't ended in those countries, it was learned Friday.
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 10:59 am

Manhunt on for four recruiters who duped over 200 OFWs

A manhunt operation has been launched against owners and staff of two travel agencies that allegedly victimized over 200 Filipino workers seeking jobs abroad between March and May this year.
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Posted: August 26, 2016, 7:46 am

Hillary Clinton to woo Fil-Ams, other Asians in 3 states

Democrat Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is focusing an effort to win over Asian American voters on three states where it believes the small but rapidly growing group could make the difference in her race against Republican Donald Trump.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 5:51 pm

Would-be OFWs warned vs. exiting through Zamboanga, Tawi-Tawi

The Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday warned Filipino jobseekers that overseas job offers where they are asked to exit through Western Mindanao are usually scams perpetrated by illegal recruiters.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 7:54 am

At least 40 Pinoys in evacuation center after Italy quake

Dozens of Filipinos spent the night in an evacuation center following the magnitude-6.2 earthquake that shook central Italy on Wednesday, leaving at least 159 people dead and 368 others injured.
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Posted: August 25, 2016, 7:25 am

No Pinoys hurt in Italy quake –DFA

No Filipinos were injured in the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Italy early Wednesday, according to Foreign Affairs spokesperson Charles Jose.
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Posted: August 24, 2016, 9:07 am

P50,000 bounty offered for arrest of illegal recruiters

A P50,000 reward awaits any citizen who can share information that could lead to the arrest of illegal recruiters.
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Posted: August 24, 2016, 6:03 am

Brussels police hold Filipina after bus stabbing

Belgian police identified a woman who stabbed and wounded three people on a Brussels bus on Monday as a 52-year-old originally from the Philippines whom they do not believe acted from political motives.
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Posted: August 23, 2016, 4:12 pm

OFWs support Duterte's war on drugs but bothered by killings

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are supportive of President Rodrigo Duterte's war against illegal drugs, but many have expressed apprehension over how it is being carried out on the ground, noting the increasing body count of drug suspects.
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Posted: August 23, 2016, 6:56 am

OFW, depressed over retrenchment, dies in Saudi Arabia

A Filipino worker who was among the tens of thousands of migrant workers affected by the downsizing of construction companies in Saudi Arabia died on Sunday following a stroke.
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Posted: August 22, 2016, 10:36 am

Pinoy team bags bronze, honorable mentions at Informatics Olympiad

The Philippine team again performed very well at the International Olympiad in Informatics.
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Posted: August 22, 2016, 7:21 am

Bello eyes additional labor personnel in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is looking into adding more personnel to the Philippine Overseas Labor Offices in Saudi Arabia to address the needs of OFWs, particularly those rendered jobless by the slump in oil prices.
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Posted: August 22, 2016, 4:24 am
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