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Archive for March, 2008

Political gimmick, Palace says of Golez proposal

Posted by Mai on 30th March 2008

Philippine Star – Articles – -
Political gimmick, Palace says of Golez proposal

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Malacañang branded yesterday as a “political gimmick” the proposal of Parañaque Rep. Roilo Golez to clip the power of the President to appoint members of the Supreme Court (SC) and the judiciary.

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Metro Manila turns off lights for ‘Earth Hour’

Posted by Mai on 30th March 2008

INQUIRER.net
Metro Manila turns off lights for ‘Earth Hour’

By Jocelyn Uy, Julie M. Aurelio
Philippine Daily Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines — When the clock struck 8 p.m. Saturday, Metro Manila’s skyline slowly drifted into an evening gloom as it joined the world in staging “Earth Hour,” a global movement to beef up awareness of climate change.

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Lawmakers want bishop sanctioned

Posted by Mai on 30th March 2008

ABS-CBN News Online (Beta)
Lawmakers want bishop sanctioned

Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Oscar Cruz

By DELON PORCALLA
The Philippine Star

A group of 28 southern Luzon congressmen called on the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) to impose sanctions on Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Oscar Cruz for conduct unbecoming of a bishop.

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M’lang folks sell kidneys in Davao

Posted by Mai on 30th March 2008

GMANews.TV
M’lang folks sell kidneys in Davao
BEN O TESIORNA, Sun.Star Davao

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Local government units of North Cotabato appealed to the Department of Health and hospitals in Davao City to help put a stop to the illegal selling of kidney by some residents of M’lang.

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Pinoy convicted of gold smuggling in Bangladesh freed

Posted by Mai on 30th March 2008

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Pinoy convicted of gold smuggling in Bangladesh freed

Sunday, March 30, 2008

A Filipino seafarer convicted of gold smuggling in Bangladesh walked out a free man from the Dhaka Central Prison in Bangladesh after 14 years in prison.

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EU commissioner raises threat of Olympics boycott — report

Posted by Mai on 30th March 2008

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EU commissioner raises threat of Olympics boycott — report

But Japan says it might be inappropriate

Agence France-Presse

BERLIN, Germany – European Union External Relations Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner raised the threat of a boycott of the Beijing Olympics Games over Tibet in an interview with a German weekly to appear Sunday.

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