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Death toll in Nueva Ecija bus crash climbs to 31

THE number of fatalities of the Nueva Ecija bus accident increased to 31.

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De Lima admits faking portion of SC petition

DETAINED Senator Leila De Lima admitted Monday that she did not sign the petition she had filed with the Supreme Court (SC) before notary public Maria Cecile Tresvalles-Cabalo last February 24, contrary to her earlier claim.

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285 killed, 1,073 injured during Myanmar's water festival

YANGON -- A total of 285 people were killed and 1,073 others injured nationwide during a four-day water festival, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Tuesday.

The deaths were 13 more than that of last year's event.

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Marcos pays P36M as first installment of poll protest fee

(UPDATED)––Former senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has paid more than half of the P66-million poll protest fee required of him by the Supreme Court (SC) sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET).

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Ex-South Korean leader Park indicted, faces trial

SEOUL -- South Korean prosecutors on Monday, April 17, indicted ex-President Park Geun-hye on high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life.

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Prince Harry describes mental problems after Diana's death

LONDON (Updated) — Prince Harry has broken with royal tradition of maintaining silence about mental health issues by speaking candidly about his severe emotional problems following the death of his mother Princess Diana.

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Duterte tops Time readers’ poll for 100 most influential people

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has landed in the top spot of Time magazine’s readers poll for the annual list of 100 most influential people in the world.

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Pope on Easter: cling to faith amid wars and hatred

VATICAN CITY -- In an impromptu Easter Sunday speech, Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged people to hold fast in their "fearful hearts" to faith despite all the wars, sickness and hatred in the world, acknowledging that many wonder where God is amid

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