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Philippines wins 2012 Jones Cup over US

Philippines vs US 2012 Jones Cup final score Smart Gilas Pilipinas national basketball team clinched the 2012 Jones Cup title by beating team United States, 76-75 in their August 26 match. Down by as much as 14 in the third quarter, players LA Tenorio and

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Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

President Benigno Aquino III has appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno as the new Chief Justice. Sereno will succeed Renato Corona, who was impeached from his post last May 29. The announcement came three days before the August 27 deadline for Aquino to

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June 2012 nursing board passers released

The Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) has released this afternoon the names of the 27,823 passers during the Nurse Licensure Examinations held last June 30 to July 1, 2012. The Board of Nursing conducted the examinations in Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dagupan, Davao, Iloilo,

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Jesse Robredo, Luis Villafuerte, and Jejomar Binay

Prior to serving in the cabinet of President Benigno Aquino III, the late interior secretary Jesse Robredo earned national and international recognition for his leadership of Naga City, the capital of Camarines Sur province. Robredo served as mayor for six non-consecutive terms, or a total

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On Robert Blair Carabuena

To those unfamiliar with the case, Robert Blair Carabuena was caught on a cellphone video manhandling (or bullying, as ABS-CBN News put it) Saturnino Fabros, an officer of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in Tandang Sora, Quezon City. Carabuena is reportedly an Ateneo de Manila University

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Class suspensions – August 14, 2012

Storm warning signals has been raised over provinces in northern Luzon  by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) in connection with tropical storm Helen. As of Monday night (11:00 PM), the following typhoon alerts had been raised: Signal #2: Cagayan and Isabela