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Rains loom in Surigao as LPA nears

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MT Satellite image April 20, 2014, 12:01 pm. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

A low pressure area was tracked near Surigao City which will cause possible flashfloods and landslides, the state weather bureau said midday Sunday.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino: ‘Doubting Thomases’ now contributing to PH recovery

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President Benigno S. Aquino III.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Seeing is believing. In the case of the Philippines, those who used to question the government are now believers, according to President Benigno Aquino III.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Meteor shower to light up PH skies

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About a dozen meteors per hour will be streaking across Philippine skies from the evening of Monday to early morning the next day, according to the astronomy section of the weather bureau.

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Positive in UAE, returning Filipino nurse tests negative

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Department of Health Secretary Enrique Ona. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

New tests conducted by the Department of Health (DOH) yielded negative for the male Filipino nurse who returned from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties

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Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Saturday welcomed a German think tank’s analysis that there won’t be any true progress in the Philippines unless the country’s political dynasties are dismantled.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers

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The Supreme Court building in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court has suspended for a month without pay a Court of Appeals clerk who brought a digital camera and took snapshots of questionnaires when he proctored during the 2011 bar examinations.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

More gov’t spending seen

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Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Aquino administration is expected to hasten and pour more funds into infrastructure development and poverty alleviation towards the end of its term, a Malacañang spokesperson indicated over the weekend.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

In the know: Gigi Reyes

Jessica “Gigi” Reyes   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Lawyer Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes, a former chief of staff of Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, has been named by state witnesses as a recipient of kickbacks in the P10-billion pork barrel scam—a charge she has denied.   Reyes, along with another Enrile aide, Jose Antonio Evangelista, was one of the main contacts of Janet Lim-Napoles, [...]

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SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court has suspended for a month without pay a Court of Appeals clerk who brought a digital camera and took snapshots of questionnaires when he served as proctor during the 2011 bar examinations.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Solons seek ample protection for bank depositors

Marikina Rep. Romero Quimbo. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Four lawmakers wanted the House of Representatives to investigate the impact on depositors of the closure of over 300 banks in the country over the past 16 years.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cardinal Tagle decries human ‘commercialization’

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle decried the modern-day “commercialization” of people in the forms of human trafficking, prostitution and unfair labor practices.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Exodus of Manila-bound Lenten vacationers begins

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On Black Saturday, the exodus of vacationers has begun.

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CBCP vows to uphold sacredness of life

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Archbishop Socrates Villegas. FILE PHOTO

As the country celebrates Easter Sunday, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines is exhorting Filipinos to renew their faith in the doctrine of the resurrection of the body and to be good stewards of health.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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