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‘Very dangerous storm’ Dorian causing widespread power outages, damage
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‘Very dangerous storm’ Dorian causing widespread power outages, damage

HALIFAX — Dorian slammed into the Maritimes on Saturday, its powerful gusts uprooting trees, tearing off roofs and yanking down power lines — leaving more than 450,000 people in the dark as the post−tropical storm made landfall near Halifax. Torrential rain, pounding surf and howling winds reaching up to 148 kilometres per hour were reported early in the evening, with the region’s largest city appearing to suffer...

Philippines and China sign 6 deals in Duterte’s 5th Beijing visit
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Philippines and China sign 6 deals in Duterte’s 5th Beijing visit

BEIJING – President Rodrigo R. Duterte bagged six deals with China during his bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping here Thursday evening. The documents signed between the Philippines and China include two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) – one on Higher Education Cooperation between the Commission on Higher Education and Ministry of Education of China, and...

Ex-rebels confirm Communist Party of the Phils – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) recruitment in schools
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Ex-rebels confirm Communist Party of the Phils – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) recruitment in schools

MANILA — Four former rebels on Wednesday confirmed before the Senate that students are being recruited from various schools nationwide to join the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA). Testifying before the Senate Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs headed by Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, the former rebels also shed light into...

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Ambassador Petronila Garcia greets INC on its 105th anniversary; noting remarkable contributions improving the lives of Filipinos in the Phils and abroad

Ottawa– Philippine Ambassador to Canada, Petronila Garcia, conveys her greetings and congratulations to Brother Eduardo Manalo and the congregations of Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) throughout the world on this milestone occasion of the Church’s 105th Anniversary and the 10th anniversary of Bro. Manalo’s leadership. Here’s the full excerpt of the greetings: “As the Philippines grew...

PRRD ‘happy’ that more Filipinos appreciate his work
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PRRD ‘happy’ that more Filipinos appreciate his work

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he was “happy” that four of five Filipinos appreciate his performance as the country’s leader. Duterte made this reaction after Social Weather Station (SWS) released a survey which showed that 80 percent of adult Filipinos are satisfied, nine percent undecided, and 12 percent dissatisfied with his performance. “As...