SONA 2014
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Pope’s visit
set: Jan. 15-19

Pope Francis will visit the Philippines in January next year, an event that Church officials hope will usher in a “typhoon”—not the destructive variety but a “spiritual” and uplifting one.

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Mayors: Hurry
up ‘Yolanda’ rehab

It’s about time. But please hurry up. Leaders of municipalities ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda welcomed President Aquino’s approval of the rebuilding blueprint for five provinces and Tacloban City. Mayor Ricky Ramirez of Medellin town in Cebu province said his constituents had been waiting for eight months for the rebuilding to get off the ground.

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Toughest sanctions
yet against Russia

The United States and Europe targeted Russia's key financial, arms and energy sectors Tuesday with tough new sanctions in response to Moscow's intervention in the Ukraine crisis.

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SPECIAL REPORT

Rehab czar is no
American Caesar

The challenge of rebuilding a region devastated by a typhoon with a force 10 times that unleashed by the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima is not unlike the effort mounted by Gen. Douglas MacArthur in war-ravaged Japan.

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NANCY BINAY TO CRITICS:

I’m promoting
local fabrics

They may laugh at her dress—but do they know she is promoting the local fabric industry?

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SONA 2014

No mention of sea
dispute good–DFA

Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario does not feel slighted by President Aquino’s not mentioning in his State of the Nation Address the great strides his department has made in finding a peaceful resolution to the Philippines’ territorial dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea.

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Self-rated poverty
up in Vis-Min

More than one in every two Filipino families (55 percent) consider themselves “poor,” while two in every five households (41 percent) consider themselves “food-poor,” according to results of the latest Social Weather Stations survey released on the day of President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address.

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