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Archive for June, 2008

Teachers to file class suit vs GSIS

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

Philippine Star – Articles – -
Teachers to file class suit vs GSIS

Monday, June 30, 2008

Public school teachers will file a billion-peso class suit against the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) for the alleged accumulation of some P6 billion in arrears with the state pension fund.

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The only 2 women PCG divers are daughters of Bob Garon

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

INQUIRER.net
The only 2 women PCG divers are daughters of Bob Garon

By Alcuin Papa
Philippine Daily Inquirer
First Posted 02:01:00 06/29/2008

VANESSA GARON, 28, AND HER sister Alexandra or Alex, 23, are the only women divers helping the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) retrieve bodies from the wreck of the ill-fated ferry MV Princess of the Stars.

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Pacquiao KOs Diaz in 9th round for 4th world title

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

GMANews.TV
Pacquiao KOs Diaz in 9th round for 4th world title
06/29/2008 | 11:49 AM
(UPDATE) LAS VEGAS – Speed has been Manny Pacquiao’s specialty ever since he was a scrawny 106-pound teenage brawler. When he stepped in the ring weighing 135 pounds on Saturday night (Sunday in Manila), even his trainer wondered whether Pacquiao would lose some of his splendid speed with all that extra bulk.

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NBI battles decomposition to identify remains of ferry victims

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

ABS-CBN News Online (Beta)
NBI battles decomposition to identify remains of ferry victims

The National Bureau of Investigation’s (NBI) forensics team on Sunday has identified 49 bodies from the capsized M/V Princess of the Stars in Cebu, as the investigators battle decomposition to speed up the identification of the rest of the recovered victims’ remains.

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Microsoft founder Gates steps down to focus on philanthropy

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

Manila Bulletin Online

Microsoft founder Gates steps down to focus on philanthropy

By JESSICA MINTZ

REDMOND, Washington (AP) — On his final full day at Microsoft Corp., Bill Gates went on stage to reminisce with his longtime friend Steve Ballmer, and neither man could hold back tears as Ballmer handed Gates a large scrapbook as a farewell present.

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Bottled water debate hits a boiling point

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

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Bottled water debate hits a boiling point

Agence France-Presse
First Posted 11:18:00 06/29/2008

WASHINGTON–A debate over water is boiling over in the United States and elsewhere amid growing environmental concerns about bottled water and questions about safety of tap water.

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