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Church steps up initiative against pork

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Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo. INQUIRER file photo

Church-based and nongovernment organizations in Iloilo and Pampanga provinces have launched a signature campaign in support of a people’s initiative for a bill to abolish and make illegal all forms of pork barrel.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Contract price for Iloilo center raised after bid – DPWH

Perspective of Iloilo Convention Center in Brgy. Airport, Mandurriao,Iloilo City. PHOTO COURTESY OF ILOILOBUSINESS PARK

The price of the deal awarded to controversial contractor Hilmarc’s Construction Corp. (HCC) was increased after the firm won the bidding for the first phase of the construction of Iloilo Convention Center (ICC), according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Earthquakes destroy 15 houses in N. Cotabato


For the second straight day, earthquakes jolted parts of Central Mindanao on Sunday, but these were relatively weaker than the previous ones.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »


A planning officer of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DENR-ARMM) survived an assassination attempt here on Friday evening, the police said on Saturday.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Most unsafe in military safe house

CRYING FOR JUSTICE Members of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan carrying figures representing
human rights abuse victims gather at the People Power Monument on Edsa inQuezon City on
Sunday, the 42nd anniversary of the declaration of martial law by dictator Ferdinand Marcos. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

Like a bad dream, his ordeal in a military safe house 30 years ago keeps coming back to Michael Morden’s mind.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »