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Philippine minister to resign over broken power promise

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The Philippines' energy minister intends to resign after failing to keep a promise to restore electricity to all typhoon-ravaged areas by Christmas Eve, a presidential spokesman said Wednesday. 

Typhoon victims sit outside their home in Tacloban on November 19, 2013

Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla plans to file his resignation on Thursday, President Benigno Aquino's spokesman Edwin Lacierda said on ABS-CBN television.

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