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Where to stay in Finland: Santa Claus' official post office, igloos and more

Published Dec 09, '24 by  Philstar.com logo Philstar.com

Imagine spending the holidays this year in a magical place in Finland, where the official Santa Claus works round the clock with his elves sorting out over 30,000 letters daily from children and adults around the world.

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Summarized: SONA 2024, the 15-minute version

Published Jul 22, '24 by  Philstar.com logo Philstar.com

President Ferdinand Marcos' third State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 22 lasted about an hour and a half.

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Philippines on downward spiral under Marcos, critics say

Published Jul 22, '24 by  Philstar.com logo Philstar.com

Contrary to what President Marcos has painted as a booming Philippines in his third State of the Nation Address, activists said yesterday the country is on a downward spiral due to a debilitating economic crisis and bickering in his administration.

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Gun ban set for Caloocan barangay plebiscite

Published Jul 22, '24 by  Philstar.com logo Philstar.com

A gun ban shall be enforced in Barangay Bagong Silang, Caloocan in connection with a plebiscite scheduled on Aug. 31, according to the Commission on Elections.

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FDA: 15 essential drugs VAT-exempt

Published Jul 22, '24 by  Philstar.com logo Philstar.com

The Food and Drug Administration has added 15 products to the list of essential medicines that are exempted from value-added tax.

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TESDA chief resigns, eyes BARMM post

Published Jul 22, '24 by  Philstar.com logo Philstar.com

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority chief Suharto Mangudadatu will resign from his TESDA post effective July 31, to prepare for the first parliamentary elections in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

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Soldier slain in Maguindanao attack

Published Jul 22, '24 by  Philstar.com logo Philstar.com

A soldier was killed while another was wounded after a group of Dawlah Islamiya terrorists attacked an Army detachment in Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Maguindanao del Sur on Saturday.

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P3.6 million marijuana seized in Cagayan

Published Jul 22, '24 by  Philstar.com logo Philstar.com

Dried marijuana leaves worth P3.6 million were confiscated by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Tuguegarao, Cagayan on Sunday.

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4 drown in Luzon

Published Jul 22, '24 by  Philstar.com logo Philstar.com

Four people drowned in separate incidents in Bulacan and Cavite on Sunday.

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