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Xinhua Asia Pacific news summary at 1615 GMT, Jan. 16

PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan -- At least one policeman was killed and two others were injured as a blast rocked Pul-e-Khumri city, the capital of northern Baghlan province on Saturday, provincial poli.....»»

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Eight rebels in NE surrender to security forces

CABANATUAN CITY, Jan.16 (PIA) -- A total of eight rebels voluntarily surrendered to security forces in Nueva Ecija Friday after a series of localized peace negotiations.The group consists of.....»»

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DPWHcompletes flood control project in Pangasinan

BUGALLON, Pangasinan, Jan 16 (PIA) - The Department of Public Works and Highways in Pangasinan's Second District Engineering Office completed the construction of another flood control project here......»»

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Pleas in SC against RBI Governor, others

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): A number of petitions had been filed before the Supreme Court seeking its direction for initiation of contempt of court proceedings and punishing Reserve Bank of I.....»»

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Makati richest LGU in PH for 3 straight years

CALOOCAN CITY, Jan. 16 (PIA) -- Makati City is again the richest local government unit in the Philippines for the third straight year after its assets reached P233.78 billion in 2019 under the admi.....»»

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Philippines logs 2,058 new COVID-19 cases

Manila [Philippines], January 16 (ANI/Xinhua): The Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines on Saturday reported 2,058 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number in the country to 49.....»»

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Army s Sectoral Board to adopt WESMINCOM Transformation Roadmap

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan 16 (PIA) - The Western Mindanao Command (WESMINCOM) convened the Multi-Sector Governance Consultative Board (MSGCB) on January 15 for possible adoption of its Transformation Roa.....»»

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RTF8-ELCAC bares 2020 milestones

BORONGAN CITY, Jan. 16 (PIA) - - The 2020 milestones of the Eastern Visayas Regional Task Force - ELCAC were disclosed in a virtual presser organized and hosted by the Philippine Information Agency.....»»

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China, Philippines sign contract to build railway on main Luzon Island

MANILA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- China and the Philippines signed a contract on Saturday to build a railway on the main Luzon Island, the Chinese Embassy in Manila has said. The Subic-Clark railw.....»»

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Pittsburgh Steelers, this is Mission Control Houston

Teresa Varley "Station, this is Houston, are you ready for the event?""Houston, this is Station, we are ready for the event." - Commander Victor Glover"Pittsburgh Steelers, thi.....»»

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Philippines sees 2,048 new COVID-19 cases

Manila [Philippines], January 15 (ANI/Xinhua): The Department of Health (DOH) of Philippines on Friday reported 2,048 new confirmed COVID-19 cases taking the total number in the country to 496,646. Th.....»»

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Columbio youths engage in various activities amidst Covid-19 pandemic

COLUMBIO, Sultan Kudarat, Jan. 15 (PIA) - "Our sector, the Sanguniang Kabataan has engaged in various significant endeavors during the pandemic," a local youth leader told the Philippine Informatio.....»»

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LGU Datu Abdullah Sangki intensifies solid waste management programs

The municipal government of Datu Abdullah Sangki, Maguindanao operates a Centralized Material Recovery Facility where segregated garbage from households is collected once a week. Drug surrenderees.....»»

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11 former rebels get cash assistance under E-CLIP

VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur, Jan. 15 (PIA) - - Ten former members of the Militia ng Bayan (MB) in the province who recently surrendered to the authorities along with a former recipient were given financ.....»»

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Fireworks-related injury in R-12 down 39%

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Jan. 16 (PIA) -- Injuries from fireworks is SOCCSKSARGEN Region in the recent holiday season are down by 39 percent, according to the Department of Health (DOH) XII......»»

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RI enjoins parents to support supplemental immunization activity

TARLAC CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA) -- Relief International (RI) Philippines enjoins parents and guardians to support the upcoming Measles Rubella-Oral Polio Vaccine Supplemental Immunization Activity (MR-O.....»»

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Sorsogon, Masbate bays still positive for red tide

LEGAZPI CITY, January 15 (PIA) - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Bicol reiterated that the coastal waters of Milagros in Masbate and Sorsogon Bay in Sorsogon are still posit.....»»

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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, Jan. 15

COLOMBO -- Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the largest tyre and radial tyre manufacturing factory in South Asia, in Horana, in the country's Western Province on Thursday, loca.....»»

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LGUs must lead in blood drives, DILG urges

CALAMBA CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA) - Local government units (LGUs) may soon adopt regular blood donation drives as their projects in order to help maintain the country's blood supply during medical emerge.....»»

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Assistance, support reach displaced Guimaras boatmen

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 15 (PIA) - - The Office of Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go visited again the island province of Guimaras, January 14, this time to reach out and share concern and assistanc.....»»

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