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Aquino to make rounds of transport hubs

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President Benigno Aquino III will inspect major transport terminals in Metro Manila on Friday to ensure that safety measures are in place for the annual exodus of commuters for All Souls’ Day and All Saints’ Day.

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

‘Pangangaluluwa’: Reviving a dying custom

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PHOTO taken in 2011 in Sariaya, Quezon shows participants in the annual ‘pangangaluluwa’ event of the Sariaya Tourism Council wearing Halloween costumes.        CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The dying Filipino tradition of ‘pangangaluluwa’ during the celebration of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day is still alive in this bucolic town nestled at the foot of Mt. Banahaw.

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

SPD officer faces rape, trafficking raps

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‘SPD SHOCKER’ The alleged rape victim (right) takes her complaint to the National Bureau of Investigation against a Southern Police District official on Monday.  
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The relieved officer of the Southern Police District (SPD) faces charges of rape and human trafficking in person following the claim of a nightclub model that he raped her in his quarters after a raid on the nightclub in Pasay City, the National Bureau of Investigation said on Thursday.

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

Public urged: Don’t litter in cemeteries

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A MMDA worker helps in the cleaning of the Manila South Cemetery as part of their 'Oplan Kaluluwa 2014' in preparation for the observance of All Saint's Day.
INQUIRER PHOTO/RAFFY LERMA

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje called on city and municipal officials to exercise political will on catching litterbugs in the different cemeteries as the nation commemorates All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day.

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

Well-loved, jovial ‘giant’ Juan Flavier dies at 79

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Juan Martin Flavier, a media-savvy physician whose campaign, using catchy slogans, to bring health care to the impoverished grass roots ranged from antismoking to family planning, died on Thursday. He was 79.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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