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Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin says no access for UN drugs war probe

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Duterte says Xi offering gas deal if arbitration case ignored

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Convenience store in Makati slammed for making fun of a deaf customer

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Abante’s critical reports linked to arson incident in printing house

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Shoot them? Hang them? Manny Pacquiao hankers for death penalty return

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Suspected woman suicide bomber killed in Sulu explosion

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Factors behind growing anti-Chinese sentiments in the Philippines

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8chan owner to restrict some access during emergencies — House panel testimony

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These parents say left-leaning groups kidnapped their kids. Here’s the rub.

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