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Pagasa: Warmer temperatures, but it ain’t summer yet

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A boy sits inside a plastic container as he takes a bath to cool off himself at a Manila suburb, Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

The weather bureau expects generally good weather and warmer temperatures to prevail over the country in the next two or three days after a low pressure area (LPA) last tracked near General Santos City dissipated Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Prosecutors in Venson Evangelista case appeal judge order ‘deleting’ testimony

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Public prosecutors in Quezon City have asked a local court to put back on record a witness’ testimony in the 2011 murder of car dealer Venson Evangelista.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

American national holds hostage apartelle employee in QC

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A 57-year-old American national who was reportedly dumped by his Filipina girlfriend has reportedly held hostage an employee of an apartelle in Quezon City.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

QC cops round up 188, seize AK-47

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The Quezon City police swooped down on a slum community late Thursday night and rounded up close to 200 men, one of whom yielded a high-powered firearm and a grenade, in what officials considered a preemptive strike against potential troublemakers in the May 13 elections.

Posted: May 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Woman shot dead in QC after attending church

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A 63-year-old woman was gunned down Sunday morning by one of two motorcycle-riding men soon after she and her daughter left a church in Quezon City.

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Go green on Black Nazarene Feast, devotees urged

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Black Nazarene. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Environmental watchdog Eco Waste Coalition reminded devotees of the Black Nazarene of the basic adage: “Cleanliness is next to Godliness,” as the group staged Sunday a preview of an ecological and safe procession ahead of the January 9 feast.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Arroyo hearing under heavy guard

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Former President and now Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. AP FILE PHOTO

Security will be extra tight Monday morning along the route from Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) to the Sandiganbayan where former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is set to be arraigned together with former officers of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on plunder charges.

Posted: October 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Boy recounts how ‘bad man’ kills his mother

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Del Pan, Tondo

The bad man blocked us and he just shot my mother.

Posted: June 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘Longest ever’ Black Nazarene procession ends

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AS A NEW MORNING SHINES… The Black Nazarene is brought back to the Quiapo Church 6 a.m. Tuesday after a nearly 24-hour long procession, the longest ever, that "stumbled three times, and rose up three times," according to Msgr. Clem Ignacio, Parish Priest of Quiapo Church. He commended the devotees who chose to go on despite the mechanical failure of the float and being tired from the day-long procession. MATIKAS SANTOS/INQUIRER.net

The Black Nazarene finally returned to its home in Manila in what its parish priest claimed was “the longest procession ever” in the history of the annual religious festival.

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

Black Nazarene finally back inside Quiapo Church

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After more than 21 hours, the image of the Black Nazarene was finally brought back inside the Quiapo Church from the Quirino Grandstand before 6 a.m. Tuesday, radio and television reports said.

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

Millions defy terror alert

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FACE OF THE BLACK NAZARENE A devotee touches the hand of the Black Nazarene inside Quiapo Church in Manila. Millions of devotees joined the procession of the Black Nazarene, a life-size wooden statue of Jesus Christ carved in Mexico and brought to the Philippines in the 17th century. RAFFY LERMA

The crowd seems to get bigger and bolder each year. But as Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle explained: “To understand it, you need to be a devotee. Outsiders do not understand.”

Posted: January 10th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Rains not only to blame for flooding, says MMDA

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) attributed the widespread flooding in Metro Manila on Thursday, which caused heavy traffic and left hundreds of people stranded, to the volume of rain spawned by tropical storm “Falcon,” clogged drainage systems and unfinished road repairs and diggings. In an attempt to decongest traffic leading to traffic-heavy C-5 Road [...]

Posted: June 25th, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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