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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Stock market down anew as US-China tensions rise

Benchmark PSEi touches 7,200, closes 1.37% down at 7,312.61
The stock market plunged to an over one-year low on Tuesday, touching the 7,200 level at one point as escalating trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies further dampened investor sentiment. News that US President Donald Trump was threatening to…

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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 killing peace talks – Joma

President Rodrigo Duterte is “killing” peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) by ruling out a third-party facilitator for the negotiations, exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison said on Tuesday. “The political swindler and butcher Duterte is willfully and maliciously killing the peace negotiations by […]

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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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