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Members of the quick response and recovery team of the Office of Civil Defense in Legazpi, Albay put on gas masks and HazMat suits in preparation for deployment to Catanduanes, one of the provinces on alert for possible debris from the North Korean rocket.  (Photo by Edd Gumban)

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Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao (right) listens while one of his lawyers, Abraham Espejo (left), speaks during a press conference in Manila on March 26.

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Navotas Rep. Tobias Tiangco holds a Philippine Star front page photo showing him without his shoes during a break in the impeachment trial the other day. Tiangco apologized to the Senate Tuesday for what he said might be seen as disrespect, explaining, “I was just tired. I just wanted to relax a bit.”

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Supporters of private prosecutor Vitaliano Aguirre wear shirts featuring his face and cover their ears during a rally outside the Senate, which was discussing the penalty for the lawyer over the incident with Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago (inset) last week.  (Photos by Manny Marcelo)

 

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Sen. Lito Lapid is flanked by his wife Marissa and their son Mark in an undated photo.

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