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After 6 years, SC set to rule on Jpepa legality

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MANILA, Philippines—The Supreme Court is already set to rule on the 2008 petition questioning the legality of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (Jpepa). This after the high court has ordered all parties to submit their respective memoranda within a non-extendible period of 45 days. Petitioners against Jpepa were led by Akbayan. Other petitioners include Initiatives […]

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Korean arrested after selling marijuana to PDEA agent

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Anti-narcotics agents arrested a 20-year-old Korean national for selling a sachet of marijuana in San Francisco City, La Union province, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said on Thursday.

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DFA chief Del Rosario admits VFA not perfect

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Albert Del Rosario, Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Philippines, speaks during the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario admitted Thursday that the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States (US) was “an imperfect agreement.”

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PH urges citizens to leave Ebola-hit Africa

Albert Del Rosario

The government on Thursday urged hundreds of its citizens to leave Ebola-hit west African nations, as it announced anyone who returned would be placed under a 21-day quarantine.

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US donates $300,000 to rebuild Eastern Samar church

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The United States embassy has donated $300,000 for the reconstruction of the centuries-old Church of the Immaculate Conception in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, destroyed nearly a year ago by Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan).

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