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Priest defies doctors, embarks on another bike mission

REDEMPTORIST priest Amado Picardal prepares to embark on another biking mission, one that will take him at least 1,800 kilometers from Metro Manila to Iligan City, to draw attention to climate change and its disastrous effects on the country.

A Redemptorist priest who preached for peace in a nationwide journey on a bicycle in 2008 is embarking on a similar feat starting today (Wednesday), this time to raise awareness about climate change on behalf of calamity victims.

Posted: December 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Rebels set to release 4 captive cops within the day

mar roxas

Four policemen captured during a rebel raid on a police station in Alegria, Surigao del Norte, more than two weeks would be released to Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas within today, Tuesday.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Southern Mindanao top cop Wency Pascual retires; recounts life, job experiences

Retired Chief Supt. Wency Pascual: Life is so sacred it should not be wasted. Photo by DENNIS J. SANTOS/INQUIRER MINDANAO

“Sir, dapa (Sir, fall to the ground),” the police aide shouted in terror after a grenade hurled by a man lurking in the dark landed at the center of their dinner table.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Women happiest about Bangsamoro accord


Moro men were jubilant over the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) on Thursday but Moro women said the word “ecstatic” was an understatement of how they really felt.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NDF belittles Bangsamoro peace pact

PRESIDENT Aquino, in an unprecedented move, meets with leaders of the MILF in Tokyo in August, paving the way for the peace talks to move at a much faster pace. FILE PHOTO FROM OPAPP

The National Democratic Front, the political wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, has expressed skepticism about the latest breakthrough in the peace negotiations between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »