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Ligot surrenders; Senate spares wife from arrest

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By Mario B. Casayuran – Retired Lt. Gen. Jacinto C. Ligot, former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) comptroller, surrendered peacefully to Senate security forces at his Taguig City residence last night.

Supreme Court acquits Webb, et al

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abs-cbnNEWS.com MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court has acquitted the main suspects in the much publicized Vizconde massacre case, ending their years of burden for being incarcerated in jail.

Bureau of Immigration agents banned from saying ‘Merry Christmas’

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By Jun Ramirez – In this season of greetings, personnel of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) assigned at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) are directed not to greet arriving and departing passengers “Merry Christmas” to avoid the impression that they are soliciting gifts, whether in cash or kind, Read more »

Olongapo lotto bettor wins P741 million with lucky pick

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By Perseus Echeminada – A lone bettor in Olongapo City won the P741,176,323.20 jackpot of the 6/55 Grand Lotto online lottery draw of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) last Monday night, ending a nationwide lotto craze.

Government eyes more evacuation centers as Bulusan spews more ash

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Authorities in Sorsogon province in Bicol are preparing additional evacuation centers for residents near restive Bulusan Volcano, which spewed ash as high as two kilometers from the summit Sunday — the highest since the Bulusan started acting up last November 6.

‘Juan’ Now a Super Typhoon

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Signal No. 4 up in Cagayan, Isabela Classes suspended in N. Luzon Evacuation begins Power grid, rescuers ready By Ellalyn B. De Vera – Northern Luzon where it is expectedTyphoon “Juan” (international name: Megi) intensified into a “super typhoon” as it roared closer to to make landfall this morning, Read more »