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Builder defends Torre de Manila vs ‘photoshopped’ complaints

TAKING its own photos of Rizal Monument and Torre de Manila (encircled), DMCI says “one may stand near the monument and choose certain angles to avoid or, at the very least, minimize the building’s intrusion.”  PHOTO FROM DMCI

Breaking its silence, the developer of the controversial Torre de Manila maintained that the project stands on solid legal ground and claimed that media photos of the rising condominium were part of a mere “propaganda” to make it appear very close to the Rizal Monument.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Wings up, drumsticks ready: ‘ChickenSad’ days ending

Jollibee. FILE PHOTO

Put on a happy face. The joyless days are over.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Aquino graded so-so 6.1

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The Movement for Good Governance (MGG), a civil society coalition advocating government transparency, accountability, integrity and honesty, has given the Aquino administration a grade of 6.11 on his fourth year in office.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Lacson eyes P106-B ‘Yolanda’ rehab masterplan

Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Panfilo Lacson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson intends to finish by end-June this year a P106-billion comprehensive masterplan to rebuild the Visayan cities and towns devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” and to implement at least 85 percent before President Benigno Aquino III steps down in 2016.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

16 CADPI sugar refinery workers now out of danger after toxic shower in Batangas


The Central Azucarera Don Pedro Inc. (CADPI) assured its stakeholders on Wednesday that the 16 casual workers who were injured in its sugar refinery in Nasugbu, Batangas on Good Friday have all been declared “out of danger.”

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »