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Sun, water, bleach: Pinoy ‘green’ formula lights up streets

BOTTLED BRILLIANCE .  A sample of the solar streetlamps developed by MyShelter Foundation, to be installed on select footbridges and streets in Metro Manila    PHOTO COURTESY OF MYSHELTER FOUNDATION

Instead of complaining about the harsh summer sun, why not turn it into a dependable, steady and economical source of eco-friendly light?

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Wednesday that she had ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to arrest Cedric Lee, his sister and three others who have yet to post bail on the grave coercion charge filed against them in connection with the mauling of TV host-comedian Vhong Navarro.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Metro residents brace for long, ‘dry’ spell


For residents in areas affected by a three-day water service interruption due to an ongoing Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) project, it will be a long and dry Holy Week.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

PUVs reminded to show only ‘general patronage,’ ‘parental guidance’ movies


The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) is making sure that only “wholesome” movies will be shown in public utility vehicles (PUVs) during Holy Week.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pasay, Muntinlupa brace for ‘waterless’ Holy Week


Officials of Pasay and Muntinlupa have reminded residents to start storing water in preparation for a water service interruption during Holy Week.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Las Piñas mayor’s order tests ‘Friendship’ with village orgs


To enhance security and avoid a repeat of high-profile crimes that have hit the city, the Las Piñas local government has put a stop to the practice of some subdivisions that allows vehicles of nonresidents or those without Friendship Route stickers to use their private roads for a fee.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

PCSO: Rumors of lotto fixing not true


“Not true,” the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said in a statement on Friday, brushing off allegations of “ghost” or nonexistent winners for Monday’s Grand Lotto 6/55 game, which included a solo win for the nearly P250-million jackpot prize.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Napoles owns retreat house, whistle-blower swears

Janet Lim-Napoles INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

A former employee of suspected pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles on Monday testified that a retreat house run by priests in Makati City, where principal whistle-blower Benhur Luy was allegedly detained, was owned by a Napoles company.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Napoles now in own docs’ hands


The personal physicians of Janet Lim-Napoles and the doctors of Ospital ng Makati (OsMak) have set the ground rules for the treatment of the uterine cyst of the suspected pork barrel scam mastermind at the city-run hospital.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Makati rides for MRT crowd hit LTFRB snag


Makati City’s free shuttle service for MRT passengers bound for the city’s central business district is encountering a speed bump known as government red tape.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

LTFRB: Makati must get permit to run shuttle service


Makati’s free shuttle service for MRT passengers bound for the city’s central business district has run into some red tape.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

2 killed in SLEx smashup


Two people, including a former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) player, died instantly in a three-vehicle smashup late Monday night on the South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) in Barangay (village) Cupang, Muntinlupa City.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Napoles asks court to allow her to choose her doctors


She did not get to be confined in the hospital of her choice but alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles, the suspected mastermind of the multi-billion-peso pork barrel scam, is now requesting the court to allow her to pick her doctors.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Ex-PBA player Bryan Gahol dies in road mishap


  • Napoles tags over 100 officials in pork scam – Lacson
  • Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  • Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  • 43 out of 414 Etihad passengers yet to be found, tested for MERS-CoV – Palace
  • Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  • Sports

  • Rain or Shine holds off Meralco, forces Game 3
  • Power Pinays yield to Japan in Asian Women’s Club volleyball
  • Caguioa blasts ‘no heart, soft’ Ginebra on Twitter
  • San Mig Coffee grinds out win over Alaska to force decider
  • UP nips St. Benilde; Adamson blasts RTU in Filoil women’s caging
  • Lifestyle

  • Entering the monkhood a rite of passage
  • Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  • Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment
  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

  • Bollywood Oscars, film stars come to Florida
  • Ex-Fox exec denies allegations in sex abuse suit
  • Kris Aquino backtracks, says Herbert Bautista and her are ‘best friends’
  • Summer preview: Chris Pratt enters a new ‘Galaxy’
  • Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in US
  • Business

  • SM to rebuild Tacloban hospital
  • PSEi slips after 4-day rally
  • Toyota sells 2.58 million vehicles, outselling GM
  • McDonald’s 1Q profit slips as US sales decline
  • SEC approves SM’s P15B retail bond offer
  • Technology

  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • One-dimensional diplomacy: A cost-benefit analysis of Manila’s security deal with Washington
  • No ordinary illness
  • Reforest mountains with fire trees and their kind
  • Day of the Earth
  • When will Chinese firm deliver new coaches?
  • Global Nation

  • 19 Ukrainians, Russians, Filipinas rescued in bar raid
  • Filipinos coming home from Mideast must obtain MERS clearance – DOH
  • US Secret Service in Manila ahead of Obama visit
  • Palace thanks Estrada for successful HK mission
  • Hong Kong accepts PH apology; sanctions also lifted
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