Priest linked to woman’s death in Camarines Sur

SAN FERNANDO, Camarines Sur — Catholic Church officials in the province said they were “deeply troubled” that a priest had been linked to the death of a 28-year-old woman, whose body was dumped along a road in Barangay Buenavista here last week.

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Grab announces subsidy to keep drivers afloat

Grab announces subsidy to keep drivers afloat

To augment the shrinking incomes of its driver-partners after the suspension by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) of its P2 per minute travel charge in April, ride-hailing giant Grab has started subsidizing drivers who earn less than P330 for an hour-long trip.

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Duterte is ‘killing the peace talks’ — Joma Sison

President Rodrigo Duterte is killing the peace talks, exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison said on Tuesday after the chief executive insisted that the proposed peace negotiations be held in Manila.

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Same-sex marriage petitioner asking SC for ‘freedom to love’

Petitioners pushing for the legalization of same-sex marriage is fighting for their “freedom to love.” “Petitioners ask the honorable court to rule for same-sex marriage, to rule for love, for to love is to be human. We are simply asking your honor for the freedom to love,” Darwin Angeles, counsel for petitioner Jesus Nicardo Falcis […]

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SC Justices say LGBT petition on same-sex marriage may be dismissed

SC Justices say LGBT petition on same-sex marriage may be dismissed

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community may lose a very interesting case for “aggressively” taking the case to the Supreme Court “without a careful preparation,” a Supreme Court Associate Justice said Tuesday.

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Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at Normandy

Julius and Ludwig Pieper

For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred. On Tuesday, the military man would have his identity recovered — and be reunited with his twin brother in Normandy, where the two Navy men died together when their ship shattered on an underwater mine while trying to reach the blood-soaked D-Day beaches.

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‘Deep wounds:’ Solons lament junking of ill-gotten wealth case vs. Marcos

The decision of the Supreme Court to junk the government’s ill-gotten wealth case against late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his cronies “opened up deep wounds” in the Philippines’ psyche, Akbayan Rep. Tom Villarin said on Tuesday.

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