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Did Napoles contribute to Aquino’s 2010 campaign?

I can’t help but chuckle at this ABS-CBN News report which notes that intelligence officials within the administration of President Benigno Aquino III are looking at the possibility that former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo might be involved in a destabilization plot against the present government, using

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WALANG PASOK: August 22 2013

Citing the effects of heavy monsoon rains the past five days. several local government units (LGUs) and education institutions once more decided to cancel classes for Thursday, August 22. Others went as far as suspending classes for Friday. It is expected that other LGUs and

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#WalangPasok – August 20 2013

Metro Manila Caloocan City (preschool to high school) Las Piñas City (all levels) Makati City (all levels) Malabon City (all levels) Mandaluyong City (preschool to high school) Manila City (all levels) Marikina (preschool to high school) Muntinlupa City (all levels) Navotas City (preschool to high

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2Go Group on MV St Thomas Aquinas sea tragedy

Alongside 2GO Group’s ongoing search and rescue operations, the company is also addressing and containing the oil spill coming from the sunken m/v St. Thomas Aquinas by flying in global oil spill experts to professionally handle the situation in the Lawis Ledge in Talisay, Cebu

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August 19 2013 class suspensions – Typhoon Maring

With the state weather bureau warning of heavy rainfall in some parts of Luzon for the next several hours, local government units in several cities and municipalities have announced the suspension of classes for tomorrow, August 19. According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical

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LTO chief Virginia Torres caught on video gambling?

A purported thirty second clip of Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Virginia Torres playing slot machine inside an unidentified casino has been uploaded on the video sharing site YouTube. The video, apparently recorded secretly, has been uploaded last August 13 by YouTube user “Juan Dela

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Adamson University website hacked

#WeHaveNothingToLoseButOurCAGES     #FalconsUNITE Hackers defaced the website of Adamson University Monday night to protest what they described as anti-student tuition policies being implemented by the said school. Visitors to Adamson.edu.ph were instead redirected to  http://pastehtml.com/view/dbbe3yzdf.html. In a statement posted on the university’s defaced home

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August 26 2013 Philippine holiday –

Araw ng mga Bayani 2013 Filipinos nationwide will have their third holiday for the month of August this August 26, Monday. The nation will mark its annual Araw ng mga Bayani or National Heroes’ Day on the said day. It is listed as a national holiday based

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August 12 2013 class suspensions – Typhoon Labuyo

Because of the expected heavy rains and strong winds to be brought by Typhoon Labuyo, several local government units have already announced class suspensions for tomorrow, August 12. This post relies on the Twitter accounts of LGUs and media networks as information source (as of