Public utility jeepney (PUJ) drivers defied a government warning to keep them off future public conveyance licenses for modern versions of the iconic mode of transportation and pushed ahead with a strike that paralyzed jeepney routes, but only in one town in Bulacan province.
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ILOILO CITY — Farmers given titles to a 198-hectare parcel of land in Capiz province are fighting the downgrade of charges filed against suspects in the killing of a colleague seven months ago when the farmers tried to occupy the land awarded to them.
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TACLOBAN CITY — What used to be the grave for hundreds of bodies swept by storm surge from Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) is now a sprawling ground for life-giving message.
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SAN PEDRO CITY — The Philippine Army said it had captured a training camp of communist rebels deep in the forests of Batangas City, after gunfights that drove hundreds of families to evacuation centers and forced 15 schools to suspend classes.
Over a year after he became one of the first casualties in the government’s bloody and controversial war on drugs, Jaypee Bertes lives on — in the son he had always wanted but never got to see.
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In what was described by a police official as an “unprecedented revamp,” 300 of Caloocan City’s relieved police officers are being transferred to neighboring areas.
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