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Chiz leaves NPC, defers anew announcement of 2010 plans

Opposition Senator Francis Escudero, one of those reported to be eyeing the presidency in the 2010 elections, on Wednesday announced that he has resigned from the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC).

Dozens dead in Philippine floods

Nearly a month’s worth of rain fell in just six hours in the capital At least 40 people have been killed and thousands more evacuated as floods caused by heavy rain brought chaos to the Philippines, officials say.

'People Power' icon Cory Aquino dies

MANILA – Former President Corazon Cojuangco Aquino passed away Saturday morning after battling colon cancer for more than a year. She was 76.

Pop star Michael Jackson has died in Los Angeles, aged 50.

Paramedics were called to the singer’s home around midday local time on Thursday after he stopped breathing. He was pronounced dead two hours later after arriving at hospital in full cardiac arrest, said Fred Corral of the LA County Coroner’s office.

'Government to keep Imelda jewels'

By Marvin Sy – Malacañang said yesterday the jewelry collection worth P15 billion supposedly belonging to the Marcoses would be placed under government control.

Failon's wife, Trinidad Etong succumbs to cranial injury

By Mark D. Meruenas – Trina Arteche Etong, the wife of news anchor Ted Failon has passed away, about 20 minutes after doctors tried to revive her, radio dzMM’s vice president for Manila division Peter Musngi reported Thursday night.