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What do you need to know about MERS-CoV? DOH lists symptoms, treatment, prevention

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First bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry

After 53 days, Abu Sayyaf free kidnapped engineer in Jolo

Suspected Islamic militants have freed a Filipino engineer they abducted in the southern Philippines 53 days ago, the military said Sunday.

Foreigner dies of MERS in Saudi Arabia; death toll: 73

A foreigner has died after she contracted MERS in the Saudi capital, the health ministry said on Friday, bringing the nationwide death toll to 73.

First bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry

Divers on Saturday retrieved the first bodies from the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized nearly four days ago, marking a grim new stage in the search and recovery process.
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PA-EASTER NYO NA | Govt to MILF: Help release all hostages in Mindanao

Following military reports that some Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fighters were involved in kidnapping activities, government chief negotiator Miriam Coronel Ferrer has asked the assistance of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and other stakeholders to give kidnap victims their freedom.

Search for MH370 enters 'critical juncture': Time to set a deadline for futile efforts?

The effort to find missing flight MH370 is at a "very critical juncture", Malaysia's transport minister said Saturday as authorities mull whether to reassess a challenging search of the Indian Ocean seabed that has so far found nothing.

Release of Tiamzons could jump-start stalled peace talks - NDF consultants

The 'urgent and unconditional release' of Benito Tiamzon and Wilma Austria-Tiamzon - arrested leaders of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines - ould pave the way for the resumption of talks between the NDFP and the Government of the Philippines, consultants of the NDFP said Saturday.

Pope at Easter vigil: Spread the faith

Pope Francis on Saturday called on Catholics to bring the message of God "to the very ends of the earth" during an Easter vigil mass in St Peter's Basilica.

ANALYSIS | China's shadow to follow Obama around Asia

President Barack Obama will not visit China on his Asia tour next week, but its broadening shadow will be cast everywhere he goes at a time of complex regional disputes and questions about US strategy.

DOH urges Pinoy nurse's co-passengers from Abu Dhabi: 'You still need to get tested for MERS-CoV'

Fellow passengers of a Filipino nurse who flew home on April 15, before the man was found to have tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), still need to undergo tests, the DOH said on Saturday, even as the nurse has already been cleared of the virus.

NOOD TAYO NG METEOR SHOWER! 12 'falling stars' per hour from Monday evening to Tuesday morning

Want to see a night sky spectacle? From the evening of Monday (April 21) to the wee hours of Tuesday (April 22), the annual Lyrids meteor shower will peak, with about a dozen meteors per hour streaking across Philippine skies, the Philippine weather bureau said.

Gigi Reyes back, says ready to face plunder charges in pork scam

UPDATE 12:00 P.M.- Lucila Jessica 'Gigi' Reyes, former chief of staff of Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile, flew back home early Saturday morning, vowing to face the plunder charges spawned by her alleged involvement in the pork barrel scam.
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