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SC defers action on Marcos plea to examine ballots in 3 southern provinces

MANILA – The Supreme Court has deferred action on the plea of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to examine the ballots from 3 southern provinces in connection with his electoral protest against Vice President Leni Robredo. Sitting as the ...

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Duterte signs law dividing Palawan into 3 provinces

Palawan (Image from Google Maps) MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law dividing Palawan into three provinces. Under the law which Duterte signed on April 5 but was only released Saturday, Palawan will be divided into three ...

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Duterte signs law dividing Palawan into 3 provinces

President Duterte signs law dividing Palawan into three provinces pic.twitter.com/mteKRKQe2n — Pia Gutierrez (@pia_gutierrez) April 13, 2019 MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law dividing western Luzon tourist haven Palawan into three distinct and independent provinces. Duterte approved ...

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Bill dividing Palawan into 3 provinces will likely benefit China: analyst

Palawan on China's mind. That's according to an international political analyst who says a current bill that aims to divide Palawan into three smaller provinces could work in Beijing's favor. – The World Tonight, ANC, November 14, 2018  Let’s block ...

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Signal No. 1 up over several Luzon provinces as ‘Rosita’ approaches

Track of “Rosita” as of 11:00 p.m. , Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 Typhoon “Rosita,” though slightly weakening on Sunday, continued to threaten Northern Luzon, with Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 1 raised over the following areas of Luzon, according to bulletin ...

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NGCP: 7 provinces experience total blackout due to typhoon 

PHOTO FROM NGCP The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) on Saturday said seven provinces hardest hit by typhoon “Ompong” are experiencing “total power outage.” Affected provinces with total power outage include Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Kalinga Apayao, ...

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Heavy rainfall warning up in Metro Manila, Luzon provinces

MANILA – Light to moderate rains are expected in Metro Manila and other Luzon provinces in the next 12 hours, the state weather bureau said Monday afternoon. The heavy rainfall warning was raised over Metro Manila, Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, Batangas, ...

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7 provinces under signal no. 2, as 'Urduja' approaches Samar

Satellite image of tropical storm “Urduja.” Photo courtesy of PAGASA MANILA  Tropical storm Urduja has slightly intensified and is now moving closer toward Samar island, state weather bureau PAGASA said Saturday morning. In its 5 a.m. bulletin, PAGASA also warned ...

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‘Urduja’ stronger; 16 provinces under signal no. 1

Tropical depression ‘Urduja’ gained strength Thursday morning as it moved closer to Eastern Samar, prompting the weather bureau to place six more areas and provinces under cyclone warning no. 1. Cyclone signal no. 1 has been raised over 16 areas ...

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PBA to bring 2018 All-Star to several provinces

MANILA, Philippines – Taking the cue from last season, the 2018 PBA All-Star event will not be confined to just one city or province. Just like the last time, the PBA plans to mount an island-hopping journey to showcase the ...

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