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Colombia hopes to share Garcia Marquez remains

A wreath decorates the entrance to the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Museum, at the house were he was born in Aracataca, Colombia, Friday, April 18, 2014. Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez died at the age of 87 in Mexico City on April 17, 2014. AP

The final resting place for the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez remains unclear. It could be Mexico where he lived for decades or his native Colombia. Perhaps even both.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

Christian pilgrims hold candles at the church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem's Old City, Saturday, April 19, 2014. The "holy fire" was passed among worshippers outside the Church and then taken to the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, where tradition holds Jesus was born, and from there to other Christian communities in Israel and the West Bank. AP

The dark hall inside Christianity’s holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox Easter rites.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Tanchanco, former NFA head; 83

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JESUS Tanchanco Sr., the first administrator of the National Food Authority, died on Monday afternoon. He was 83.   Tanchanco founded the NFA during the Marcos regime and served as its administrator from 1972 to 1986.   In a statement, the NFA said its former administrator succumbed to cardiac arrest on April 14 at the [...]

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

Pope seeks to bring faith to ‘ends of the Earth’

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Pope Francis baptized 10 people Saturday and urged them to bring their faith “to the ends of the Earth” as he presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter’s Basilica.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | 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.

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

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, [...]

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

2 killed in apparent Bahrain car bombing

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Authorities in Bahrain say an apparent car bombing has killed two people and wounded one west of the capital, Manama.

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

SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams

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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 »

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

A young couple shares a tender moment in a street leading towards the barricade in Slovyansk, Ukraine, Saturday, April 19, 2014. AP

Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises.

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

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