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Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE

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Take it from Sen. Jinggoy Estrada: Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes isn’t out to save her own skin at the expense of her former boss, Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Take it from Sen. Jinggoy Estrada: Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes isn’t out to save her own skin at the expense of her former boss, Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Ancient enigmatic carvings in danger of disappearing

STUDY TOUR Filipino students examine the carvings on a rock wall in Binangonan, Rizal province. The enigmatic carvings are believed to
date back 5,000 years.  PHOTOS BY AFP

On a small rock wall a short drive from Manila, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Tagle: Hope comes with warning on Easter

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SERVICE OF LIGHT Cardinal LuisAntonio Tagle, archbishop of Manila,
reads the inscription during the “Service of Light” ceremony, a part of
Easter Vigil service atManila Cathedral in Intramuros on Black Saturday.
INQSnap this page (not just the logo) to view more photos. RICHARD A. REYES

Jesus has risen. And with His resurrection comes hope, along with a warning. In his homily during the Easter Vigil at Manila Cathedral on Saturday, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, archbishop of Manila, told Catholics to open their eyes to the works of God and urged them to become bearers of good news.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New plant to boost supply of clean energy

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President Benigno S. Aquino III . FILE PHOTO BY RYAN LIM/MALACANANG PHOTO BUREAU

The Philippine economy has been growing robustly in recent years mainly as a result of President Aquino’s transparency policies and the flood of cheap funds made available globally by the United States to revive its own economy.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’

LARGEST FRESHWATER CROC “Malang,” a Philippine freshwater crocodile caught by fishermen in M’lang,North Cotabato province, is believed the largest of its kind in captivity. WILLIAMOR A. MAGBANUA/INQUIRER MINDANAO

It’s only a third of the late Lolong’s size, but the catch has nevertheless caused excitement in the Liguasan Marsh.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

It’s not farfetched that the Aquino administration has convinced Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes to testify against Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile over the alleged P10-billion pork scam in exchange for her acquittal, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago said Sunday.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

$57-B mega plan to solve Metro’s mega woes

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Noting that Metro Manila’s traffic, infrastructure and housing problems can no longer be solved by the National Capital Region alone, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) has come up with a “Dream Plan” for what it calls a “Greater Capital Region,” composed of the NCR and neighboring Central Luzon and Southern Tagalog.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino vows to step up fight against corruption

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

President Aquino on Sunday vowed to step up his campaign against corruption in government for the remainder of his term.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Santiago scoffs at rushing defense pact for Obama visit

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Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

What’s this, an Easter present? Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Sunday scoffed at the idea of rushing a deal allowing increased US military presence in the country in time for President Obama’s visit next week.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Former solon, 2 others sanctioned for unfair labor practice

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A five-member council tasked to protect the rights of government employees has sanctioned former Surigao del Sur Rep. Prospero Pichay Jr. and two other former officials of the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) for unfair labor practice.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Let us pray for the nation, healing priest asks leaders

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Popular healing priest Fr. Joey Faller is inviting the country’s leaders to join him in one special moment of “prayer for the nation” after Vice President Jejomar Binay visited the ”Kamay ni Hesus” (Hand of Jesus) Shrine here on Maundy Thursday.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

AFTA to kill PH agri industry in 2015, says neophyte senator

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Neophyte Senator JV Ejercito raised concern that the country’s agriculture sector would be devastated when the Asean Free Trade Agreement (AFTA), which lifts all tariffs on agricultural products among the 10 member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, is enforced in 2015, or less than a year from now.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Blame game on as Edsa repairs miss deadline

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Holy Week may be over, but the public’s “agony” on Edsa is not.

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

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  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Cagayan mayor shot dead after flag-raising ceremony
  3. Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service
  4. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  5. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  6. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  7. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  8. Ancient enigmatic carvings in danger of disappearing
  9. New plant to boost supply of clean energy
  10. More bodies from ship; transcript reveals wavering
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia

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