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‘Quinta’ intensifies; No.2 up in 11 areas

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Source: Project Noah | 06:30 am, December 25, 2012

Many residents of the Visayas and Mindanao woke up to a wet and windy Christmas after a low pressure area in the Pacific ocean developed into a tropical depression then intensified into a storm on Tuesday.

Posted: December 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Christmas in PH ‘generally peaceful’

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Philippine National Police Deputy Director General Alan Purisima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Christmas Eve celebrations in the country were “generally peaceful” except for a few untoward incidents monitored by the police, Philippine National Police Chief Director General Alan Purisima told Radyo Inquirer 990AM on Tuesday.

Posted: December 25th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rainy Christmas looms in Visayas, Mindanao due to LPA

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A new low pressure area (LPA) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) Monday morning and was seen to bring moderate to heavy rains in Eastern Visayas and northeastern Mindanao, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

LPA seen to bring rains in Visayas, Mindanao on Christmas

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Source: Project Noah | 9:57 pm, Dec. 24, 2012

A new low pressure area (LPA) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) Monday morning and was seen to bring moderate to heavy rains in Eastern Visayas and Northeastern Mindanao, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

3 hurt as fire hits commercial building in Divisoria

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Fire hit a commercial building near the New Divisoria Mall early Monday morning and injured at least three people, according to radio reports.

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Comelec stands by decision to postpone Cabanatuan plebiscite

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday stood by its decision to postpone the plebiscite for the ratification of Cabanatuan City’s conversion into a highly urbanized city (HUC) and re-set it to an unspecified date after the May 2013 polls.

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

No need to amend the Constitution for PH-MILF peace deal — Christian Monsod

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A constitutionalist and former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman on Wednesday joined Malacañang officials in saying that there was no need to amend the Constitution to accommodate the preliminary peace deal for Mindanao, saying that what was needed was a new “organic law” on the autonomous region.

Posted: October 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

1.2-M Filipinos to benefit from P352-B flood control master plan – Singson

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Department of Public Works and Highways secretary Rogelio Singson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson on Wednesday said that the P350 billion flood control master plan could benefit more than a million Filipinos.

Posted: September 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Hundreds of families near Marikina River evacuated

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A Filipino baby sleeps at an evacuation center at Marikina, east of Manila, Philippines, on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. Heavy rains forced some classes to be suspended as hundreds of residents living in low-lying areas evacuated their homes due to high floods and rising of dam levels.  AP FILE  PHOTO/AARON FAVILA

MANILA, Philippines — Hundreds of families living near the Marikina River were evacuated Tuesday in various schools and gyms in the city after local authorities raised the fourth alarm.   In a statement posted on the Ateneo De Manila facebook website and in a tweet posted on the INQUIRER.net weather live tweets, the following were [...]

Posted: August 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Estrada rules out super coalition

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Former President Joseph Estrada said the controversies involving the Big 3 contributed to the poor showing of UNA senatorial candidates in the latest Social Weather Stations survey. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former President Joseph Ejercito Estrada ruled out the supercoalition proposed between the Liberal Party and the United Nationalist Alliance.

Posted: July 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Batangas solon urges agriculture producers to drop plans for market holiday

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Batangas Representative Mark Llandro Mendoza has called on agriculture producers to abandon their threat of declaring a five-day market holiday, saying this would greatly affect the sector.

Posted: June 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fight against ‘rotten judiciary’ new battleground for democracy–De Lima

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DOJ Secretary Leila De Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The fight against a “rotten judiciary” is the new battleground for democracy in the country, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Tuesday during the country’s 114th Independence Day anniversary.

Posted: June 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay calls on Filipinos to remain united

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Vice President Jejomar Binay with Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim and other officials during the flag raising ceremony at Rizal Park. Photo by Erwin Aguilon

Vice President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday called on Filipinos to remain united in the fight for better life.

Posted: June 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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