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‘Cemetiquette’: Do’s, don’t’s on Nov. 1 and 2

THOU SHALT NOT BE A PIG  Zero waste advocates wearing pig face masks with garbage on their bodies issue 10 commandments to guide their conduct in the cemetery and show respect for their beloved dead. Miss Philippines Earth beauties do the “Zombasura dance” with members of EcoWaste Coalition.  JOAN BONDOC

People trooping to cemeteries this weekend to mark All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day should study their “Cemetiquette” so they would not litter the graveyards with their garbage.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Sta. Ana condo controversy worries buyers, says exec

HEIGHT IS MIGHT The rising 30-story condo project in Sta. Ana, Manila, that city officials had exempted from an ordinance limiting residential structures in the area to only seven stories MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

The head of the company behind a condominium project being opposed by heritage groups and cultural officials in Manila admitted that the controversy had become a concern for its clients.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Manila dads uphold zoning exemption for Sta. Ana condo


Despite opposition from conservationists and cultural officials, the Manila City Council on Tuesday passed a resolution allowing a property developer to build two 30-story condominium buildings at the heart of the Sta. Ana heritage zone, upholding its exemption from the local zoning law.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Father killed while breaking up son’s fight with neighbors


A man who was just breaking up a fight between his son and his neighbors was killed in Manila on Sunday night.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Condo site part of Santa Ana protected area


Residents of Santa Ana in Manila have refuted the claims of the developer of two 30-story condominium units about to rise in the heart of the Santa Ana Heritage Zone, ahead of Monday’s hearing to determine whether the project should be allowed to proceed.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »