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14 January 2010 (Manila)

MANILA, Philippines—The government has to make do with existing laws in prosecuting groups that possess illegal firearms because Congress does not have time to pass a "stricter legislation," House of Representatives speaker Prospero Nograles said Tuesday. Nograles said the House of Representatives would not be able to tackle the amended firearms code during the remaining nine days of session. Congress will resume session on January 18 and will go on break anew on... (

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