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Philippines, Muslim rebels sign peace pact

Muslim rebels waging a four-decade insurgency in the Philippines signed a historic pact with the government on Monday to end the conflict, but both sides warned the road to peace had only just begun.

 

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Speech of President Aquino on the Framework Agreement with the MILF, October 7, 2012 (full English)

We have counted two generations since conflict began in Mindanao, a cycle of violence that has claimed the lives of more than a hundred thousand Filipinos —soldiers, warriors, and innocent civilians who all needlessly shed their blood.

 

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Legarda Hails House's Approval of Kasambahay Bill

Senator Loren Legarda today hailed the House of Representatives' approval of House Bill 6144, or their version of Senate Bill 78, otherwise known as the Kasambahay Bill, which was approved by the Senate last December 2010.

 

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Legarda Wants to Institutionalize Mandatory Universal Healthcare Coverage for Poor Families

Senator Loren Legarda called for the immediate passage of a bill institutionalizing mandatory universal healthcare coverage for poor families as she expressed full support for the P12.6-billion allocation in the proposed 2013 national government budget that will cover PhilHealth premiums of 5.2 million poorest households.

 

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Legarda Pushes for "World Interfaith Harmony Week"

Senator Loren Legarda has filed a bill that aims to establish the first week of February as "World Interfaith Harmony Week" in the Philippines, following a 2010 United Nations resolution declaring the same.

 

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PH is now Asia's strongest-performing economy, says expert

Amid a disaster, here comes some good news.

This, as an expert claims Philippines is now the strongest-performing economy in Asia, thanks to improved exports even in a weak global environment.

 

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Zaldy Goco wins Emmy for RuPaul’s Lady Gaga costume (Mon, 18 Sep 2017)
Filipino-American fashion designer Zaldy Goco won a Creative Arts Emmy Award for “RuPaul's Drag Race” episode, “Oh. My. Gaga!” The post Zaldy Goco wins Emmy for RuPaul’s Lady Gaga costume appeared first on Good News Pilipinas.
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University of Mindanao Chorale wins Busan fest Grand Priz (Mon, 18 Sep 2017)
The University of Mindanao (UM) Chorale bagged the grand prize at the 13th Busan Choral Festival and Competition Grand Prix. The post University of Mindanao Chorale wins Busan fest Grand Priz appeared first on Good News Pilipinas.
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Mamasons Pinoy dirty ice cream delicious success in London (Mon, 18 Sep 2017)
The iconic Pinoy dirty ice cream is now being enjoyed by Londoners with the establishment of Mamasons in Camden Town. The post Mamasons Pinoy dirty ice cream delicious success in London appeared first on Good News Pilipinas.
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Do You Know of Any Angry Birds? (Mon, 18 Sep 2017)
Do you know someone who is always mad? You talk to them and their face always has a big frown. The post Do You Know of Any Angry Birds? appeared first on Good News Pilipinas.
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Mark Gonzalez inducted into Business of Fashion (Thu, 14 Sep 2017)
Philippine-based retail executive Mark Gonzalez of H&F Retail Concepts has made the elite Business of Fashion 500 list. Industry professionals who are shaping the global fashion industry. The post Mark Gonzalez inducted into Business of Fashion appeared first on Good News Pilipinas.
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Sarah Bona wins Miss Nature Intercontinental in Poland (Thu, 14 Sep 2017)
Miss Philippines Sarah Christine Bona won the first-ever staging of the Miss Nature Intercontinental held in Szczecin, Poland. The post Sarah Bona wins Miss Nature Intercontinental in Poland appeared first on Good News Pilipinas.
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