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Rebels own up to raid on mayor’s home

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Communist rebels said the house of a town mayor in Davao Occidental yielded a cache of firearms during a rebel raid on Sunday, showing the mayor to be a “warlord.”

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

Getting There

Those spending their vacation in Pagudpud town in Ilocos Norte province could reach Portabaga Falls by hopping on buses coming from Laoag City.

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

NEWSBRIEFS

A lone gunman shot and killed an official of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and her husband outside the couple’s home here on Monday, police on Tuesday said.

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

NUJP slams ‘Red’ tag on radio station

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) has criticized the military in southern Mindanao for allegedly harassing the staff of a radio station in Tagum City and branding the station as procommunist.

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

Santa Praxedes greenest destination in Northern Luzon

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THE 15-METER Portabaga Falls, including the pools fed by its water, is set in a natural forest. It is the centerpiece of ecotourism in Santa Praxedes town in Cagayan province. PHOTOS BY RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Santa Praxedes in Cagayan province strikes first-time visitors as one of those sleepy towns they only pass by as they travel through Northern Luzon.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

It’s wet year-round, but who’s complaining?

People call it “apon ti tudu” (rain’s nest), as if it’s a bad thing. But if the unpredictable rain is the reason for the lush forest cover and an abundant supply of water, words will never hurt Santa Praxedes town in Cagayan province. On the contrary, with the cascades that dot the town, any resident can only manage a smile whenever they hear that.

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

New route to speed up travel to north

THIS SECTION of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway in Gerona town, Tarlac province, started serving motorists in December 2013. A new section in Rosales town will open on Wednesday.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Travelers bound for provinces in northern Luzon will find their travel times cut by 20 minutes to an hour on Holy Week, with the April 16 opening of a section of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEx) to traffic.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bolinao villagers are fierce protectors of mangrove forests

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Romula Caranza maintains a garden on the shores of Santiago Island in this northwestern town in Pangasinan province.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Cop assumes top post for only 4 hours

Senior Superintendent Bartolome Bustamante was appointed to head the Bulacan provincial police but he held the position for only four hours.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Family of slain fair trade center exec seeks justice for his murder

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The family of slain fair trade center head Romeo Capalla has appealed for justice and the speedy resolution of his murder.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Amid Bohol church ruins, ‘palaspas’ blessed

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AMONG RUINS IN BOHOL  Fr. Warren Abarquez leads devotees past the ruins of an old church in Maribojoc town during Palm Sunday rites.  TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Emilia Cuering, 61, woke up early on Sunday morning to gather six long palm fronds from the palm tree near her house in Barangay (village) Bayacaba.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

DSWD rice in relief packs sold

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An official of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Eastern Visayas (DSWD-8) was eating in a small restaurant here when something caught his attention.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Deeper meaning for Palo Passion Play

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Eighteen-year-old Jay Gatela had to literally climb a mountain, spend a few hours in a cemetery and pay for his own costume to play a minor role in the reenactment of Jesus Christ’s suffering and death.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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  • Sports

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  • Entertainment

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  • Business

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  • PSEi continues to gain
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  • Technology

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  • Opinion

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  • Global Nation

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