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No clues of missing flight as search stretches into fifth day in Vietnam
by Xinhua - March 12, 2014 - 9:10pm
Searches stretching into the fifth day by Vietnamese aircraft and vessels failed to uncover any clue to the fate of the missing Malaysia Airline jet, officials said on Wednesday. 
Gov't to evict households clogging Manila waterways by August
by Xinhua - February 19, 2014 - 7:31pm
President Benigno S. Aquino III said Wednesday that the government will remove some 11, 000 families clogging the waterways in Metro Manila by August this year.
'Phl lacks fund for sports development'
by Xinhua - February 16, 2014 - 7:54pm
Limited fund has prevented the Philippine government from allotting more resources on as it prioritizes poverty reduction and uplifting the plight of the poor and most vulnerable sectors, a senior official said...
Navy to recruit 4,000 troops
by Xinhua - February 5, 2014 - 7:39pm
The Philippine Navy announced on Wednesday that it is recruiting 4,000 new members in the next two years.
Tropical depression Agaton claims 40 lives in southern Philippines
by Xinhua - January 19, 2014 - 7:30pm
Tropical depression Agaton, which inflicted southern and central Philippines, has killed 40 people, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) disclosed on Sunday.
RORO vessel runs aground in Aklan
by Xinhua - January 19, 2014 - 5:48pm
A RORO vessel ran aground at Barangay Argao, in Aklan province of central Philippines, on Sunday morning, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.
Gov't can't auction yet Marcoses' jewelry: official
by Xinhua - January 15, 2014 - 9:29pm
The Philippine government could not auction yet all the three sets of precious pieces of jewelry of the family of late president Ferdinand Marcos after an anti-graft court declared the so-called Malacanang Collection...
DOH gives measles vaccine to 13 million kids
by Xinhua - January 8, 2014 - 10:00pm
The Philippines will launch a nationwide campaign on measles prevention among children, after measles outbreaks took place in several areas in Metro Manila, a senior government official said Wednesday.
Gov't assures safety of Black Nazarene feast
by Xinhua - January 8, 2014 - 8:00pm
The Philippine government assured Wednesday that security measures have been in place for the annual feast of the Black Nazarene in Manila city where hundreds of thousands of devotees are expected to flock to on...
Gov't sees 100M population both challenge, opportunity
by Xinhua - January 5, 2014 - 6:30pm
The Philippine government sees as both challenge and opportunity the prospect of the country's population reaching the 100 million mark in 2014, a senior government official said Sunday.
Gov't: No new tax in 2014
by Xinhua - January 2, 2014 - 9:30pm
The Philippine government assured the public Thursday that it would not push for new tax measures that would burden the citizens in the year of 2014.
Gov't appeals for patience in identifying typhoon victims
by Xinhua - December 29, 2013 - 8:14pm
The Philippine government asked the public for patience on Sunday saying it takes time for authorities to identify the bodies placed in mass graves in the Visayas region in the aftermath of super typhoon Yoland...
New Year-related injuries climb to 198
by Xinhua - December 29, 2013 - 6:57pm
Firework-related injuries in the Philippines have kept rising as the New Year is approaching, forcing security forces on high alert.
Visa-free entry to Myanmar for Filipinos to be effective in January
by Xinhua - December 27, 2013 - 7:37pm
Filipinos can visit Myanmar without a visa starting early next year when the agreement between the Philippines and Myanmar on visa-free entry takes effect, the Philippines' Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said...
Aircraft suffers glitch in Kalibo Airport
by Xinhua - December 26, 2013 - 9:33pm
Britain to become largest European economy in 2030: report
by Xinhua - December 26, 2013 - 8:50pm
Britain is expected to become the largest Western European economy in 2030 by overtaking Germany, said a research report issued by the Center for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) on Thursday.
Gov't vows to stop Sinaloa drug cartel from Mexico
by Xinhua - December 26, 2013 - 6:21pm
The Philippine government assured on Thursday that it will roll out all the necessary measures to neutralize the Sinaloa drug cartel from Mexico which has already entered the country.
Abu Sayyaf member involved in kidnapping 2 Europeans nabbed
by Xinhua - December 26, 2013 - 6:15pm
A member of the rogue group Abu Sayyaf, who is believed to be involved in the kidnapping of two European bird watchers, was arrested by police in southern Philippines on Wednesday, a police official said Thursd...
Chinese medical teams treat patients in Yolanda-hit areas
by Xinhua - November 24, 2013 - 7:10pm
Three Chinese medical teams have arrived in the areas that were hit the hardest by typhoon Haiyan in central Philippines and begun treating patients.
Foreign condolences, aids pour to Phl for typhoon-triggered havoc
by Xinhua - November 10, 2013 - 8:00pm
The United Kingdom, Canada, Japan and some international institutions have sent condolences or assistance to the Philippines for the victims of typhoon H
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