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Granali; 87

Ben Granali, the oldest community journalist in Biliran, died on Good Friday from complications of pneumonia at a hospital in Ormoc City, Leyte province. He was 87.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Alternative artists’ group rocks Quezon art scene


A group of young artists is stirring the lethargic art scene in Quezon province with their kind of progressive and radical multimedia paintings, music, poetry and photography.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found


Five months after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” leveled large swathes of the Eastern Visayas, dead bodies continue to turn up.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Irrigation supply to farms to be stopped

NICKEL laterite washed away by previous floods has destroyed at least 300 hectares of farmland, 200 ha of fishponds, three rivers and the shoreline in Sta. Cruz town, Zambales province. ALLAN MACATUNO/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Some 5,000 hectares of rice farms in Bulacan and Pampanga provinces will not be supplied with irrigation water this week with the continued decline of the water level in Angat Dam.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Remembering Macliing Dulag


This generation should always remember that they have a great hero in their history.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Resettlement houses seen for survivors in Leyte town

A P45-million resettlement site for 500 families who lost their homes during the onslaught of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” will soon rise in Palo town, Leyte province.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

A lonely path to promote Pangasinan love songs

ANALYN Bautista uses music to preserve and popularize Pangasinan songs. WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

She could have pursued a career in the entertainment industry through her angelic voice that had captivated judges of amateur singing contests in Pangasinan province since she was four years old.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Zambales townsfolk demand resignation of mining officials

Carrying banners bearing antimining messages, at least 300 residents demanded the cancellation of all mining permits here and the resignation of mining and environment officials in the region during a rally on Tuesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Militants remind SC justices about Tubbataha case

Activists gathered outside the Supreme Court compound here on Tuesday to remind the justices about a writ of kalikasan petition against the United States and the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) for the 2013 destruction of a section of the Tubbataha Reef.

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

Gunmen kill Cagayan town mayor

Mayor Carlito Pentecostes Jr. of Gonzaga town, Cagayan province. FILE

“Good morning, mayor!” the man in military uniform said as he approached Carlito Pentecostes Jr. of Gonzaga town, Cagayan province, and shook his hand while the official was preparing to address employees in front of the municipal hall after the flag-raising ceremony on Monday morning.

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

Zambales town protests nickel mining activities


Swirls of an unusual red-orange dust greet people passing along the national highway in this coastal town. A muddied shoreline, lopped-off mountains, fishponds and farms that have gone dry, and rivers and streams heavy with silt are common sights.

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


An 89-year-old “balikbayan” was charred to death during a fire that razed 30 houses in Upper Purok 3, Barangay Kamputhaw, late on Sunday, fire officials said.

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

‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’

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

It’s only a third of the late Lolong’s size, but the catch has nevertheless caused excitement in the Liguasan Marsh.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

  1. Santiago accuses Lacson of fronting for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  2. Name names, Lacson told
  3. Santiago: Enrile, Lacson, Reyes plotting massive psywar operation
  4. Slain officer’s ‘diagram’ rocks PNP
  5. Kris Aquino’s ex- close in security named new Air Force chief
  6. Ex-COA chief nabbed for plunder
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Obama: US will defend Japan vs China
  9. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  10. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  5. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  6. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  7. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  10. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  1. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  2. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano


  • Pope in hot water over ‘personal’ phone calls
  • Foreign food aid drying up in North Korea
  • Cayetano to DOJ: Bare Napoles’ list of ‘pork’ officials
  • Drunk passenger triggers Bali hijack alert
  • Businesswoman allegedly killed by husband, brother-in-law
  • Sports

  • Guiao fined P100,000 for ‘mongoloid’ comment vs Meralco forward
  • Hawks and Grizzlies revel in home wins
  • Floyd: Manny’s power gone
  • Michael Phelps loses to Lochte in comeback meet
  • Sharapova advances to Stuttgart quarterfinals
  • Lifestyle

  • ‘Recovered’ Banksy works on display ahead of sale
  • Marinduque: Visiting the ‘palm of the ocean’
  • First at Vatican in 60 years
  • How Jing Monis Salon gave Krissy the pixie
  • Want to be a supermodel? Work on your inner beauty, says Joey Espino
  • Entertainment

  • Paul McCartney to play at Candlestick concert
  • Kristoffer Martin: from thug to gay teen
  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Cris Villonco on play adapted from different medium
  • Business

  • BDO nets P5.5 B in Q1
  • Pacquiao may be 2013 top taxpayer
  • Emperador nets P1.7 B in Q1
  • PAL hailed for ban on shark fin cargo
  • BSP to change tint of P100 bill
  • Technology

  • Cloud strength helps Microsoft earnings top Street
  • Vatican announces hashtag for April 27 canonizations
  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • Opinion

  • Corruption not invincible after all
  • Editorial Cartoon, April 25, 2014
  • No deal, Janet
  • Like making Al Capone a witness vs his gang
  • MERS-CoV and mothers
  • Global Nation

  • Plane lands at Bali airport in suspected hijacking—Indonesia air force
  • Obama lands in Seoul as N. Korea nuclear test fears grow
  • Militant protests vs Obama, US set
  • Filipinos second-shortest in Southeast Asia
  • China welcomes PH apology
  • Marketplace