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Airlines eye return of fuel surcharge

Airline ticket prices could go up this year as domestic carriers consider asking the government to again allow a fuel surcharge mechanism. This was ordered scrapped in 2015 as global oil prices saw a sharp decline—a trend that has been ...

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Pacio unfazed by last-minute opponent change

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Zero-budget threat a ‘joke’

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. (File photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily Inquirer) “Those are empty words, actually.” Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has soft-pedalled on his threat to defund the districts of representatives who do not go along with the administration’s push ...

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Death of 7 medical missionaries in Cebu crash shocks Chicago Fil-Ams

Dr. Nunilo Rubio, a prominent Chicago physician, died on the spot January 20 when a Toyota van they were riding hit a roadside mahogany tree in Alegria, Cebu. His wife, Dr. Elenita Rubio, remains in critical condition at local hospital. ...

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Aquino admits mistake over Ona being present in Sanofi meeting

Former President Benigno Aquino III at the Senate probe into Dengvaxia, the dengue vaccine procured and used for an immunization program during the Aquino administration. INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON Published: 8:08 p.m., Jan. 22, 2018 | Updated: 9:53 p.m., Jan. 22, ...

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Legazpi Airport temporarily shut down due to Mayon threat

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Blood, goals for Ronaldo as Madrid scores 7 to end poor run

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo bleeds from his forehead during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Deportivo Coruna at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco) MADRID — Despite watching Cristiano ...

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From Elmer Borlongan, portraits of the Filipino as human being

“Pag-Ahon” Just across the street from Elmer Borlongan’s childhood home on 9 de Febrero Street in Mandaluyong is the National Mental Hospital. When they were children, he and his playmates would climb over the walls to play in the vegetable ...

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PEN to launch Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo’s memoirs of a writing life

The Philippine Center of the International PEN (Poets & Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will launch “The Thing with Feathers: My Book of Memories,” the newest nonfiction title from essayist-fictionist Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo. Published by the Univerity of Santo Tomas Publishing House, ...

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Global female empowerment marches enter second day

People gather for a Women’s March, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Los Angeles. On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the US and around the world Saturday denounced his views on immigration, ...

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