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Philippines launches electric tricycles 7:53 PM MANILA - THE Philippines wants to replace millions of petrol-powered tricycles with electric ones as part of efforts to clean up the nation's polluting mass transport system, President Benigno Aquino said on Friday. The government will initially replace 20,000 tricycles that ply minor streets across the capital Manila and eventually expand the project throughout the country, Mr Aquino said in a speech to government employees. Philippines builds shrine for pope John Paul 6:54 PM MANILA - THE first shrine to John Paul II in the Catholic Philippines will be inaugurated next month to coincide with the late pope's beatification, the organiser of the project said on Friday. The shrine will be in a small town about three hours' drive from Manila where Pope John Paul said mass for thousands of Vietnam War refugees during a visit in 1...

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