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Tagle requests Mass-goers to bring donations for flood victims

Cardinal Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Bring extra cash and a few canned goods when you hear Mass this Sunday.

Posted: August 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

FDA says genetically modified crops safe

FDA director general Dr. Kenneth Go. Photo from www.fda.gov.ph

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday assured the public that all food derived from genetically modified (GM) crops in the market are safe and as nutritious as those from conventional crops.

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

It’s D-Day for PCOS machines

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will be conducting its final dry run or field testing of the controversial precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines on Monday, one week before the May 13 midterm elections.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Source code of vote machines not yet with Smartmatic – Comelec

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes. FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has reported being 90 percent ready to conduct the May 13 balloting, and said the lack of source code for the voting machines was the only problem left unsettled.

Posted: April 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishops, lawmakers meet on RH bill

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Lawmakers are optimistic that Congress will finally end the gridlock on the divisive reproductive health (RH) bill after some leaders of the Catholic Church have given their inputs to the substitute measure introduced by Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Expert in Church law sees long probe of Parañaque diocese fund issue case

Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A Catholic prelate who is an expert in the laws of the Church said on Tuesday that priests and lay leaders in the Diocese of Parañaque City would be facing a long battle to remove their own bishop whom they have accused of misuse of funds over P3.3 million.

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

No SALN, no El Shaddai support


Candidates hoping to get the coveted blessing of the El Shaddai Catholic charismatic movement will have to reveal their SALN first before they get the backing of the influential sect.

Posted: June 2nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino on Llamas’ DVDs: He could’ve been just passing by

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE? Almost everybody does it—buy pirated CDs—but it doesn’t look right seeing Presidential Adviser Ronald Llamas doing it  in Quezon City Monday. DONA POLICAR/BANDERA

He could just have been “passing by” the mall, President Benigno Aquino III said of his controversial political adviser who was photographed apparently purchasing pirated DVDs, amid an outcry for Ronald Llamas to be either sanctioned or fired for violating the law.

Posted: January 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

New Philippine tourism campaign launched

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The Department of Tourism has launched a new tourism campaign that would help the country get a larger share of the tourism market. It’s one that answers the often asked question by local and foreign tourists alike: “Why should I go to the Philippines?”

Posted: January 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Shun firecrackers, Aquino urges New Year revelers

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Firecrackers  INQUIRER PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III in his New Year’s message called on Filipinos to refrain from using firecrackers to usher in 2012.

Posted: December 28th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DoJ, Comelec launch joint probe of past election fraud

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The Department of Justice and the Commission on Elections (Comelec) released a joint order on Monday setting in motion a new inquiry into allegations of massive fraud in the 2004 and 2007 national elections. Joint Order No. 001-2011, signed by Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr., created a fact-finding team [...]

Posted: August 16th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Ex-poll official Bedol in government custody—Comelec


Former Maguindanao election supervisor Lintang Bedol has been placed under government custody as of Monday, Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. said.

Posted: July 18th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CBCP: Bishops in PCSO fund mess ready to accept responsibility if guilty


The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines on Monday said that the seven bishops linked to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office fund mess were ready to accept responsibility for their actions and to face the consequences should these be proven unlawful, anomalous and unconstitutional but at the same time gave the assurance that these were done “without malice”.

Posted: July 11th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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