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Agri group Sinag feeds 25,000 kids on eve of World Food Day


On the eve of World Food Day on Wednesday, the Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (Sinag) kicked-off a series of feeding programs with close to 25,000 children benefiting from its initial salvo in flood-hit areas of Bulacan and Pangasinan.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Columns,Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Who wouldn’t believe witnesses vs Binay?


In the United States, testimonies of whistle-blowers against the Mafia are given credence by the courts and Congress because they were once members of the criminal syndicate.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Retired nurse shares love of reading with hometown in Cebu

RETIRED nurse Lucita Luciani shares her love for reading and books with 47 elementary and high school teachers from Calape, Daanbantayan, Cebu. MARY FAYE ALODIA VILLAR/CONTRIBUTOR

When she retired from her job as a nurse in 2004, Lucita Luciani immediately plunged into a habit that she had cherished to do every day—reading.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Cebu’s first martial law detainees

HUMAN RIGHTS lawyer Democrito Barcenas has been a prominent figure in the anti-Marcos rallies in Cebu. Barcenas (second from left) joined the late Sen. Lorenzo M. Tañada (center) and former Congressman Antonio Cuenco during a protest rally in Fuente Osmeña, Cebu City in September 1984.

The imposition of martial law in September 1972 forever changed my life and the lives of millions of Filipinos.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Breaking the child-trafficking cycle

GENERAL Santos City social welfare officer Rebecca Magante shares recent experiences in handling child-trafficking cases. MA. CECILIA RODRIGUEZ/CONTRIBUTOR

It was the accidental discovery of a child-trafficking syndicate in General Santos City that made chief social worker Rebecca Magante think deeply about the urgency of her duty.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »