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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 »

  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Cagayan mayor shot dead after flag-raising ceremony
  3. Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service
  4. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  5. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  6. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  7. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  8. Ancient enigmatic carvings in danger of disappearing
  9. New plant to boost supply of clean energy
  10. More bodies from ship; transcript reveals wavering
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  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. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Annual blackout simulation drill held
  • Saudi Arabia reports 3 more deaths from MERS virus
  • Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?
  • Napoles to have surgery on Tuesday – report
  • Sports

  • PBA D-League: Waves edge skidding Superchargers
  • Ilad’s last-second basket lifts Gems over Bakers
  • Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win
  • Spurs subdue Mavericks in playoff opener
  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • Arrest warrants out vs. Deniece Cornejo, Cedric Lee, et al over serious illegal detention
  • Lindsay Lohan says she had a miscarriage
  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Business

  • Century Pacific Food sets IPO price at P13.75 per share
  • Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade
  • Asian shares mixed in holiday-thinned trade
  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Technology

  • PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos in Middle East urged not to panic amid MERS-CoV scare
  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • Marketplace