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4-province caravan vs pork starts

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A PROTESTER in Cebu wears a mask to demonstrated rage against the pork barrel system. TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Rage against the plunder of billions of pesos of public funds through pork barrel is building up with church groups here leading a four-province protest caravan and indigenous peoples in the Sierra Madre joining the call for pork’s abolition.

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Kin cries ‘salvage,’ PNP refutes accusation


A relative of one of the victims on the shooting incident along the Maharlika Highway in Atimonan, Quezon Sunday afternoon cried salvage or summary execution.

Posted: January 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

10 kilos of shabu found in car of Quezon ambush victims—police

Tagkawayan, Quezon

The three motorists slain in an ambush by two motorcycle-riding gunmen on Quirino Highway in Tagkawayan, Quezon on Monday morning turned out to be members of a big-time drug syndicate after their car yielded 10 kilos of high grade “shabu” (methamphetamine hydrochloride), the top police official in Quezon province disclosed Tuesday.

Posted: December 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Chaos breaks out at Lucena school over new ‘school gate policy’


Bedlam broke out Monday morning at a public elementary school here when its principal tried to break the old practice of allowing parents to accompany their young children to their classrooms on the first day of school.

Posted: June 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »