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‘Pangangaluluwa’: Reviving a dying custom

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PHOTO taken in 2011 in Sariaya, Quezon shows participants in the annual ‘pangangaluluwa’ event of the Sariaya Tourism Council wearing Halloween costumes.        CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The dying Filipino tradition of ‘pangangaluluwa’ during the celebration of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day is still alive in this bucolic town nestled at the foot of Mt. Banahaw.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Woman gets life imprisonment for running dad’s brothel in Lapu-Lapu City

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The daughter of a brothel owner on Thursday was convicted of qualified trafficking for selling young women and girls for sex.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

37 hurt as bus slams into mango tree in La Union

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Bauang, La Union map

At least 37 people were hurt on Thursday, when an Abra-bound bus slammed into a mango tree along the national road in Bauang town, La Union province.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Davao City hit by floods, power outage due to heavy rains

A PORTION of the Cotabato-Davao highway submerged in flood. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Heavy rains triggered flooding that left many commuters stranded and caused power outages here on Wednesday evening.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

1,700 Manobos flee homes in Surigao del Sur due to killings, arson

Lianga, Surigao del Sur map

More than 1,700 Manobo residents fled their homes in Lianga, Surigao del Sur, after their communities were hit by a series of killings, gun attacks and school-and-house burning.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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