Philippine Red Cross volunteers come to the aid of a "badly-injured victim" during an earthquake simulation exercise at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone on Thursday. The local Red Cross was assisted by the Canadian Red Cross in the exercise aimed at enhancing disaster response readiness.
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Cadet Andal Ampatuan III (center) is greeted by his relatives, including his brother and mayor of Mamasapano, Benzar Ampatuan (left, in blue shirt), after graduating with the Lakandula Class of 2015 at the Philippine National Police Academy in Cavite. The younger Ampatuan is a grandson of Andal Ampatuan Sr.
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President Aquino speaks before the Lakandula Class of 2015 during the 36th Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) graduation at Camp General Mariano Castañeda in Cavite on Thursday. In his speech, Aquino accepted responsibility for the Mamasapano incident and appealed for understanding.
Photo by Gil Nartea, Malacañang Photo
Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao (2nd right) runs with his training team at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) oval on Wednesday. Pacquiao is in the thick of training with a little over month before his duel with American Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in what is expected to be the richest fight in boxing history.
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Cristian Saba (male) of De La Salle University gets a hug from the mother of another successful examinee after learning he passed the 2014 Philippine Bar Exam on Thursday. The Supreme Court announced 1,126 out of the 5,984 who took the bar passed, topped by Irene Mae Alcobilla of San Beda.
Indonesia's Supreme Court has rejected an application by a Filipina on death row for a judicial review of her case, taking her a step closer to being executed along with several other foreign drug convicts.
Indonesian court rejects death row Filipina's appeal
(UPDATE 2) For the first time in Philippine television history, three competing broadcast networks will unite to air the highly anticipated mega fight between Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather Jr.
MANILA - President Aquino on Thursday reiterated that he is accepting responsibility for the outcome of the Mamasapano mission and asked for understanding, saying he will right the wrongs that led to the deaths of the 44 police commandos .
Ousted Laguna Governer ER Ejercito released on Thursday the official posters for "SAF," his film about the 44 Special Action Forces (SAF) men who were killed in the controversial encounter with forces of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Mamasapano, Maguindanao in January.
The young co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alps after locking his captain out of the cockpit, but is not believed to be part of a terrorist plot, French officials said Thursday.