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50 Quezon City cops each carry 30-kg crosses

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To atone for their peccadilloes, dozens of policemen in Quezon City on Wednesday were made to each carry a 30-kilogram cross and follow the steps of Christ.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Wednesday that she had ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to arrest Cedric Lee, his sister and three others who have yet to post bail on the grave coercion charge filed against them in connection with the mauling of TV host-comedian Vhong Navarro.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Metro residents brace for long, ‘dry’ spell

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For residents in areas affected by a three-day water service interruption due to an ongoing Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) project, it will be a long and dry Holy Week.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA: Avoid Edsa, take alternate routes

As the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) started the concrete reblocking and repair of Edsa yesterday, motorists were advised to avoid the busy thoroughfare altogether and take alternate routes.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

P-Noy checks security measures at airport

President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday dropped by two terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) to check on facilities and security measures being implemented for the thousands of passengers expected to fly out for the four-day Holy Week break.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

SM hits Manila’s tax rate hike

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The Manila City government’s move to raise revenue collections has been met with resistance by the SM Group of Companies which recently went to court to question the five-fold hike in local business tax rates.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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Four men were arrested in a follow-up police operation after the wife of Sen. Ping Lacson in Divisoria, Manila, reported the theft of her diamond earring on Monday.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Thoughts on Holy Week

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How come it took the Philippine National Police more than a year to decide to dismiss the cops who took part in the Atimonan (Quezon provice) massacre, a flagrant abuse of power?

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Did you know

Elpidio Quirino took his oath of office as president of the Philippines on April 17, 1948, after President Manuel Roxas died of a heart attack two days before.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Penitents invited to 7-km walk

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The Catholic Church is offering devotees another venue for offering prayers and sacrifices on Good Friday: A seven-kilometer penitential walk for the country’s safety from deadly calamities and accidents this year.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Broken rail forces MRT 3 to shorten run

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The management of Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT 3) said it would look into the integrity of the railway line’s tracks this week after a “broken rail” temporarily paralyzed operations on Tuesday morning.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know

Today, April 16, is the 122nd birth anniversary of outstanding restaurateur and exponent of Filipino cuisine Engracia Reyes. Known as the “mother of Filipino cooking,” Reyes was born in Navotas in 1892 and later received the “Mother of the Year” award from President Ramon Magsaysay. The Aling Asiang Gintong Ina Award for Outstanding Mother of the Year award was also established in her honor in 1982 while a street in Ermita was named after her. Reyes died on July 6, 1975. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

After road reblocking, DPWH eyes major rehab of Edsa

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After the P230 million concrete reblocking of Edsa which is expected to be completed this Holy Week, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) plans to push for the implementation of the much-delayed P3.74 billion major rehabilitation of the 23-kilometer thoroughfare, the busiest in Metro Manila.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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