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Cebu has hair of John Paul II and piece of John XXIII’s skin

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RELIC of Pope John Paul II's hair seen at Tabor Hills Chapel of Relics at  barangay San Jose Talamban. CDN PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA

Cebuanos need not travel to Rome to pay homage to two of the most influential popes of the 20th century.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Malang the croc must regain strength before return to swamp, says mayor

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LARGEST FRESHWATER CROC “Malang,” a Philippine freshwater crocodile caught by fishermen in M’lang,North Cotabato province, is believed the largest of its kind in captivity.  FILE PHOTO

The local government of Mlang in North Cotabato has no intention of keeping “Malang,” a 2.8 meter Philippine freshwater crocodile, as a tourist attraction.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

4.6-magnitude quake hits Surigao del Norte

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A 4.6 magnitude earthquake jolted Surigao del Norte Thursday noon but no aftershocks are expected, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ex-church leader nabbed for selling drugs

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A former church pastor who was a listed drug personality has been caught selling a sachet of shabu by anti-narcotic agents in Benguet.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna

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A once trusted house helper is now a suspect in the killing of two people, one of them an infant, and the wounding of her employer in Calamba City, early Wednesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

16 CADPI sugar refinery workers now out of danger after toxic shower in Batangas

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The Central Azucarera Don Pedro Inc. (CADPI) assured its stakeholders on Wednesday that the 16 casual workers who were injured in its sugar refinery in Nasugbu, Batangas on Good Friday have all been declared “out of danger.”

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Abducted soldier freed in Compostela Valley

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An Army soldier who was abducted by communist rebels early this month was freed in Compostela Valley on Wednesday, the military said.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Wildlife bureau chief recommends returning large croc to wild

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LARGEST FRESHWATER CROC “Malang,” a Philippine freshwater crocodile caught by fishermen in M’lang,North Cotabato province, is believed the largest of its kind in captivity.  FILE PHOTO

The crocodile named Malang will not be a tourist attraction.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Nueva Vizcaya town gets irrigation systems

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Farmers in a small Nueva Vizcaya town need no longer be at the mercy of seasonal rains anymore.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Sayyaf man linked to Sipadan kidnapping falls

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A member of the Abu Sayyaf Group linked to the Sipadan kidnapping in 2000 was arrested in Zamboanga City Wednesday morning, the military said.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

MERS virus: 4 Etihad passengers isolated in North Cotabato

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Health officials in North Cotabato are closely monitoring a foreigner and three overseas Filipino workers who recently returned home on board an Etihad Airways on which a nurse who had tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was also a passenger.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Lanao Sur town wants out of Bangsamoro

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Some 20,000 residents of this Christian-dominated town showed up at a government-organized public consultation here on Monday and expressed opposition to the inclusion of this municipality in the Bangsamoro territory.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Workers continue to find bodies in Tacloban

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A typhoon survivor stands on rubbish in Tacloban, central Philippines on  Dec. 8, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

The trail of death that Super Typhoon “Yolanda” left has continues to grow longer five months after the strongest typhoon on record leveled large areas of the Visayas region.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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