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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 »

Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest

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Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, so goes a familiar line from a song, and they are a thief’s too as the wife of a former chief of the Philippine National Police has found out.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Aquino lauds modern equipment after inspecting NAIA, port, bus terminals

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NAIA-3 INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday was impressed to see the new equipment installed in the country’s transportation hubs as he did his usual round of inspections in time for the Holy Week.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

QC cops bear crosses as penance for demerits

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Members of the Quezon City police carry wooden crosses as they take part in a Station of the Cross headed by Chief Superintendent Richard Albano in observance of the Lenten Season at the Quezon City Memorial Circle. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ/ PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER

Quezon City policemen bore on Wednesday morning 30-kilogram crosses as part of their penitence and sacrifice, commemorating the passion of Christ through the Way of the Cross along Elliptical Road.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

DPWH to favor road rehab over preventive maintenance in next 2 years

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Workers from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Public Works and Highways will “prioritize rehabilitation over preventive maintenance” in the preservation of the country’s road network, which is valued at P1.2 trillion, in the last two years of the Aquino administration.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Police killed, wife hurt in Mandaluyong ambush

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A policeman was killed after motorcycle-riding assailants shot ‎him and his wife while on board a sedan in Mandaluyong City Wednesday morning.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Dry areas and water-saving tips

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water-facet

Just a reminder. For those stuck in Metro Manila during the Lenten season, bear in mind that Maynilad would cut off their water supply, but fret no more as there are still ways to save the precious resource.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Metro number coding lifted starting today

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

For the “convenience and mobility” of travelers this Holy Week, the number coding scheme is lifted from Wednesday until Friday.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Maundy Thursday trekkers to Antipolo warned against ‘alay kalat’

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Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage. NOY MORCOSO lll/INQUIRER.net

Catholic devotees joining the yearly penitential walk to Antipolo City on Maundy Thursday are urged to keep their routes trash-free, pollution watchdog EcoWaste Coalition said on Tuesday.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Motorcycle race ends in shooting; 1 killed, 6 hurt

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A man was killed while six others were injured in a shooting early Tuesday morning during an illegal motorcycle race on a Quezon City thoroughfare in which one group felt cheated, police said.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MRT contractor denies involvement in extortion try

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Czech Ambassador to the Philippines Josef Rychtar INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A former contractor for the maintenance of the Metro Rail Transit maintenance project denied involvement in the alleged attempt to extort $30million fund from Czech firm Inekon.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MRT breakdowns: Let me count those days

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For the commuters of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3, patience is a virtue.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MRT, LRT to shut down for Holy Week

Metro Rail and Light Rail Transit Systems. FILE PHOTOS

The Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) and Light Trail Transit (LRT) would suspend its operations for the Holy Week.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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  • Massive infra spending set
  • Sports

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  • Power Pinoys settle for 7th place
  • Successful coaches to get raise
  • Lifestyle

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  • Celebrate Easter Sunday at Buddha-Bar Manila
  • Moriones feast: A slow, steady transformation
  • Weaving ‘palaspas’ a tradition kept alive in Tayabas City
  • Finalists announced for best translated books
  • Entertainment

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  • ‘Community’ star happy with return of show’s creator
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  • Business

  • PH presses bid to keep rice import controls
  • PSEi continues to gain
  • Number of retrenched workers rose by 42% in ’13
  • PH seen to sustain rise in FDIs
  • Gov’t subsidies to state firms fell in first 2 months
  • Technology

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  • Filling the digital talent gap
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  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
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  • Global Nation

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