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BSP allows OFWs to exchange Libyan dinars

MANILA, Philippines?The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has set up a facility that will allow Filipinos evacuated from Libya to exchange their dinars into pesos. With the foreign exchange facility, Filipinos who returned from Libya may go to any of the branches of the BSP to exchange their dinars into pesos.

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500,000 brave injuries to touch Black Nazarene

MANILA, Philippines?(UPDATE 5) An estimated 1.2 million devotees attended the morning Mass at the Quirino Grandstand, but only 500,000 actually joined the procession of the Black Nazarene image to the Quiapo church, Inspector Alex Francisco, officer-in-charge of the Manila Police District Tactical Operations Center, said. The procession attempted to push off at 8 a.m. but progress was sluggish due to the thick crowd

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Philippine police arrest suspect in victim’s photo

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A man who appeared in a photograph aiming his gun at a local councilman moments before he was fatally shot in front of his family has been arrested in his northern Philippine hide-out, police said Friday. The victim, Councilman Reynaldo Dagsa of Caloocan city in metropolitan Manila, took the picture as he was standing…