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'Bill on barangay polls deferment passed in a month' - Malaya

SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez yesterday said the House of Representatives can pass a bill postponing the barangay elections scheduled in October and allowing President Duterte to appoint officials in just a month. Alvarez said he has instructed his staff ...and more »

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Singaporean couple jailed for starving Filipino maid - Rappler

SINGAPORE – A Singaporean couple who starved their Philippine maid until she weighed just 29 kilograms (64 pounds) were jailed Monday, March 27, in a case described as "shocking" by prosecutors who are appealing for stiffer sentences. Trader Lim ...

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Samsung to sell refurbished Note 7 phones - Inquirer.net

A Samsung customer browses a web page showing a fire-damaged Samsung Note 7 mobile phone, on a similar device, at a Samsung store in a mall in Seoul, South Korea in this October 12, 2016, file photo. Samsung said it would sell some of the recalled ...

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Jokowi accused of promoting secularism - Jakarta Post

Jokowi accused of promoting secularism President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo greets protesters as Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Wiranto looks on after the Friday's prayer gathering at the National Monument park on Dec. 2. Jokowi ...

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Local bet wows Isabela folks - Manila Bulletin

Ilagan, Isabela — High jumper Wally Gacusan made his provincemates proud by capturing one of the country's first three silver medals even as Vietnam hinted of good things to come with a sizzling start in the 12th Southeast Asian Youth Athletics ...

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Destiny 2 Officially Announced - NDTV

After many a rumour and a leak, Destiny 2 has finally been confirmed. Developer Bungie tweeted an image with the game's title announcing that a sequel to 2014's shared world shooter is indeed real. At the time of posting this, details are scarce ...

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How to fix disappearing iPhone passwords - ZDNet

Last week, to protect myself from the Apple iCloud crack, I changed my password for my Apple ID, which is also the iCloud. So far, so good. Then, I discovered that my 6th generation iPod Touch, running iOS 10.2.1, wouldn't remember my new Apple/iCloud ...

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Pakistani Al-Qaida Leader Killed In US Strike In Afghanistan - NPR

The Pentagon announced Saturday that it had killed a Pakistani terrorist leader with ties to al-Qaida and the Pakistani Taliban. In a statement, the Pentagon said that Qari Yasin was killed in a U.S. airstrike on March 19 in Afghanistan's Paktika Province.

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PS4 Pro Slim: 6 things we'd like to see - TechRadar

It feels like the PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro have only just been released, but in a manner similar to the pregnancy rumors that inevitably seem to stick to celebrity power couples, we're already hearing that Sony could be planning to release a PS4 Pro Slim.