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OFW brings MERS
virus to Philippines

Health Secretary Enrique Ona on Wednesday said an overseas Filipino worker who recently arrived in Manila was tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).

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DOH statement
on MERS case

This is the official statement issued by the Department of Health on the Filipino carrier of the the Corona virus.

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More legal woes
for Cedric Lee

Now faced with grave coercion and serious illegal detention charges related to the Jan. 22 beating of TV host and actor Vhong Navarro that may land him in jail pending trial, Cedric Lee also has to contend with a tax evasion case filed against him by the Bureau of Internal Revenue last month.

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FOR ‘DEMONIZING’ PACQUIAO

Malacañang should
reprimand Henares

Instead of defending Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares, Malacañang should reprimand her for “publicly flashing” world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s tax records, a senator said on Wednesday.

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OMBUDSMAN RULES

Estrada, Gigi Reyes
can’t see evidence

The Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) has denied motions from Senator Jose 'Jinggoy' Estrada and Lucila “Gigi’’ Reyes for access to evidence and statements submitted by other respondents in the plunder case filed by the National Bureau of Investigation in connection with the P10-billion pork barrel scam, according to official documents obtained by Inquirer.

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2014 PBA COMMISSIONER’S CUP

San Miguel clinches
quarters spot

San Miguel Beer climbed back from a huge hole to stun Air21, 93-85, and secure the second spot in the 2014 PLDT Home Tvolution PBA Commissioner's Cup Wednesday night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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PH to impart ‘Yolanda’ lessons

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‘Wash your hands!’ reminds the Safeguard germ alarm

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‘Magkabilaan’ anniversary concert set on April 25-26

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Spanish firm Naturhouse opens at SM North Edsa, plans expansion in PH

Naturhouse, a well-known nutrition and dietetics supplement company from Spain formally opened its first store in Southeast Asia on April 6. The store offers not only food supplements but more importantly provides the free services of a nutritionist to guide every client on proper eating habits that results in weight loss. Naturhouse Philippines is located at the lower ground floor, main mall, SM City North Edsa.  Leading the ribbon cutting are (from left) Dr. Adela Jamorabo-Ruiz, president of the Nutritionist-Dietiticians’ Association of the Philippines with John B. Rocha the owner of Naturhouse Philipines and Roderick Cabanban Philippine NaturHouse Project Manager. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO   Spanish dietetics specialist Naturhouse is looking to further expand its presence in Asia, with its first shop inaugurated on

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