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Archive for June, 2008

Pacquiao is best fighter in the world today

Posted by Mai on 30th June 2008

Manila Bulletin Online
Pacquiao is best fighter in the world today

By NICK GIONGCO

LAS VEGAS — What Manny Pacquiao proved with his masterful knockout win over David Diaz on Saturday night was that he truly deserves being called the best fighter in the world today pound for pound.

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Governors back shift in gov’t form to federal from unitary

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

GMANews.TV
Governors back shift in gov’t form to federal from unitary
06/30/2008 | 01:42 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Provincial governors have supported the proposed shift in the form of government to a federal from unitary system to propel countryside development.

Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr. said in a statement Sunday that the present highly centralized government system tends to create a disparity among richer and poorer regions in the country.

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Opposition may not form united ticket

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

Philippine Star – Articles – -
Opposition may not form united ticket

Monday, June 30, 2008

SANTIAGO CITY – The chances are slim for the opposition to form a united ticket in the wake of the ongoing merger of the top two administration parties for the 2010 elections.

This developed after a party official of the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) disclosed the decision of party leaders to come up with a complete slate for the 2010 elections.

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Ship’s insurance limited

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

INQUIRER.net
Ship’s insurance limited

By Gil C. Cabacungan Jr., Michelle Remo
Philippine Daily Inquirer
First Posted 01:18:00 06/29/2008

THE GOVERNMENT DOES NOT HAVE MUCH CHOICE BUT to take over the salvage operations for the sunken MV Princess of the Stars because the vessel’s insurance coverage is limited to passengers and cargo and does not extend to ship damage, Sen. Manuel Roxas said.

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Arroyo on Pacquiao win: What a masterpiece!

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

ABS-CBN News Online (Beta)
Arroyo on Pacquiao win: What a masterpiece!

President Arroyo congratulated People’s Champ Manny Pacquiao for winning the WBC lightweight title, describing the fight at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Saturday (Sunday in Manila) in Las Vegas as a “masterpiece.”

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Why was ban on endosulfan lifted, asks Pia

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

The Manila Times Internet Edition
Why was ban on endosulfan lifted, asks Pia

By Efren L. Danao, Senior Reporter

Sen. Pia Cayetano, chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, said Sunday that the Fertilizer and Pesticides Authority (FPA) should explain why it had lifted the ban on endosulfan, a highly toxic chemical.

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