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DOH ‘lepto’ watch: Wearing shorts adds risk


Health and safety in flooded areas start with what you wear.

Posted: August 22nd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

SK, hope of motherland, but ‘breeding ground for political dynasties’

Comelec commissioner Lucenito Tagle. FILE PHOTO

Will Congress abolish its nursery? For the Commission on Elections, the Sangguniang Kabataan, or local youth councils, are nothing more than a “breeding ground for political dynasties” and, worse, of corrupt politicians.

Posted: July 4th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bishop wants Kris Aquino to confirm or deny she is eyeing vice presidency

Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

After Cory and Noynoy as president, are Filipinos ready for Kris as vice president in 2016?

Posted: April 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Church wins tarp war; more dioceses to post ‘patay’ list

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Round 1 of the tarp war goes to the Church. The Supreme Court on Tuesday stopped the Commission on Elections (Comelec) from enforcing an order for the diocese of Bacolod to take down from the San Sebastian Cathedral an oversized tarpaulin for and against certain senatorial candidates on the basis of their stand on the reproductive health measure that became law.

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

Fate of Enrile up to Aquino–Trillanes

Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile. FILE PHOTO

The fate of Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile will be decided in the next two weeks, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said Tuesday.

Posted: January 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Nazarene rites ‘faster, more orderly’

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Faith combined with planning produced a “miracle” of sorts: The procession went faster, the andas didn’t break down, the street sweepers went quickly into action, and the 200-year-old tradition showed no signs of fading.

Posted: January 10th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DOH: ’Crackers toll falls by 17%; zero injuries in Davao City


In much of the country, the trend was toward a significant reduction of firecracker-related injuries during the raucous New Year’s Eve celebrations, according to health officials.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Bishop accuses Aquino of ‘bribing’ Congress

Antipolo Bishop Gabriel Reyes

A Catholic bishop on Tuesday practically accused President Aquino of “bribing” members of the House of Representatives to vote in favor of the reproductive health (RH) bill.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Government, MILF nearing peace pact

Members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front INQUIRER PHOTO

Government officials and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels began a fresh round of talks in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Tuesday, aiming to seal a peace agreement to end the decades-old Muslim insurgency in Mindanao.

Posted: October 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Robredo a loss to peace process—MILF


The death of Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo is a loss to the peace process in Mindanao, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front said Wednesday.

Posted: August 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Gener’ toll rises to 26; new LPA seen

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STORMY WATERS  Children frolic in the surf near the seawall in Navotas City on Thursday as floodwaters brought on by Typhoon “Gener” continue to swamp the coastal city. The typhoon has left the country and is now headed to China after battering Taiwan.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Storm signals have gone down, except in Batanes province, but don’t leave home without an umbrella or raincoat just yet.

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

Parasites await summer bathers in Pasig River


As Metro Manila sizzled in the summer heat Thursday, the Department of Health (DoH) warned city residents against swimming in the Pasig River.

Posted: April 27th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Fair’ mining policy assured

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FACE-OFF Business tycoon Manny V. Pangilinan and environmental advocate Gina Lopez exchange sharp words on mining issues during the open forum of the Conference on Mining’s Impact on the Philippine Economy and Ecology at the Hotel Intercontinental in Makati City on Friday. A visibly peeved Pangilinan takes his seat as Lopez asks for more time to answer him. MVP retorts: I didn’t say that. Now, you’re lying.  LYN RILLON

With the volatile divisions on the issue of mining coming to the fore at the industry stakeholders’ forum last Friday, the Aquino administration has seized on another reason for delaying a decision on a comprehensive mining policy for the country.

Posted: March 4th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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  2. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  3. Massive infra spending set
  4. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents
  7. DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others
  8. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  9. DOJ orders arrest of Cedric Lee
  10. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
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  2. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  3. Netizens cry: 6/55 Lotto was rigged
  4. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  5. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  8. ‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’
  9. It was difficult having Japanese blood
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
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  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
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  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


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