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4 Aurora lots linked to Binay

Jejomar Binay

Vice President Jejomar Binay is listed as administrator of four lots, totaling more than 2 hectares, in Dingalan town in Aurora province facing the Pacific Ocean, according to copies of declarations of real property obtained by the Inquirer from the provincial government.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Justice remains elusive for slain Luisita workers in Tarlac

VIOLETA Basilio (right) weeps during the protest action for the victims of the 2004 Hacienda Luisita Massacre where several sugar workers, including her only son Jhaivie, died during the bloody dispersal. LYN RILLON/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

About 500 people on Sunday gathered at Central Azucarera de Tarlac (CAT) in Tarlac City, a property of the family of President Aquino and the site of a riot 10 years ago between government forces and striking workers, to demand justice for the seven men killed in that bloody event.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PH soldiers from Liberia to be quarantined on island, not Tarlac

AFP Chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr. /AFP PHOTO

Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang said Monday the 112 Filipino United Nations peacekeepers scheduled to be pulled out from Ebola-stricken Liberia will get a “well-deserved vacation in an island paradise” when they arrive in the country on Nov. 10 and 14.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Undas’ a difficult time for ‘desaparecidos’ kin

THE BANTAYOG ng mga Desaparecido on the grounds of the Baclaran Church in Parañaque City lists the
names of the disappeared since 1972. RICHARD A. REYES

The families of the desaparecidos (disappeared)—persons who were never seen again after falling into the hands of state agents or under unknown circumstances during and after martial law—will mark All Saints’ Day or Undas with reluctance and sadness.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Stampita’ brings saints back to kids


Colorfully illustrated stampita (prayer cards) are the latest addition to local efforts to make All Saints’ Day in Angeles City more of a Catholic holy day.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »