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Aquino: ‘Time to help each other’

Images coming out of devastated areas, isolated on Friday by the breakdown of communication facilities, show the extent of the devastation  caused by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” Visayans, including these girls in Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu province, are still in a daze in the aftermath of the supertyphoon.  TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

President Benigno Aquino III on Saturday ordered the military and all search and rescue teams of the government to all the communities that suffered devastation as Supertyphoon “Yolanda” roared across the central Philippines on Friday.

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Nation,Special Reports | Read More »

BIFF seen behind power line toppling


Police authorities here said they have strong suspicions the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was behind the toppling of a major power line of the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) on Thursday evening.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions,Special Reports | Read More »

No major upsets in Metro election results as incumbents trounce rivals

What do these three—(from left) Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte, Mayor Herbert Bautista and Rep. Feliciano Belmonte Jr.—have in common? They’re all incumbents who won their bid for reelection and were subsequently proclaimed winners by the city board of canvassers on Tuesday. Belmonte’s Liberal Party also swept the congressional race in the city’s six districts.  MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

Based on the results of the canvassing of votes in several areas in Metro Manila, familiarity doesn’t always breed contempt. For an incumbent politician or their kin, it can even be an advantage.

Posted: May 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro,Special Reports | Read More »

Conflicting claims haunt old Binondo house

IS THIS house, which used to serve as a storage area for noodles and furniture, General Antonio Luna’s birthplace? The National Historical Commission of the Philippines says it is but its owner says otherwise. PHOTOS BY ERIKA SAULER

A house in Binondo, Manila, believed to be the birthplace of revolutionary hero General Antonio Luna, is in a sad state.

Posted: November 2nd, 2012 in Headlines,Metro,Special Reports | Read More »

Pacquiao Files


Posted: May 6th, 2011 in Special Reports | Read More »