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Annual SHAABAA caging kicks off on July 21

THE Sacred Heart Ateneo Alumni Basketball Athletic Association (SHAABAA) gets rolling on July 21 with the Mivesa Cup at the Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu basketball courts in barangay Canduman, Mandaue City. The teams participating in this annual tournament that pits alumni batches of the school against one another is headed by the defending champions [...]

Posted: July 12th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News,Global Pinoy,Infographics,Top Stories,World | Read More »

2 years after, 8-yr-old girl still cries for her mama

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Mention her mother’s name and 8-year-old Rhully Mae Montano Shulla quickly breaks into tears.

Posted: November 23rd, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Top Stories | Read More »

Palace urged to open NBN bid to other countries

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Ako Bicol party-list representative Rodel Batocabe, spokesman of the new voting bloc at the House of Representatives, which is composed of party-list members. Batocabe said the bloc’s primary goal in the next Congress would be to amend Republic Act 791, or the Party-List System Act. PHOTO FROM CONGRESS.GOV.PH

MANILA, Philippines – A lawmaker at the House of Representatives is urging Malacañang to open the bidding for the National Broadband Network (NBN) to other countries, according to a report on 990AM Tuesday. Ako Bicol partylist Representative Rodel Batocabe, a pro-administration legislator, issued the statement amid reported plans by the government to revive the NBN [...]

Posted: September 6th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Top Stories | Read More »

National ID may help solve criminality—Lacson

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MANILA, Philippines – Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson has renewed his call for a national identification system to help solve criminality in the country. “It’s about time na magkaroon ng national ID (It’s about time we created a national ID). It will help solve criminality,” Lacson told reporters on Monday. “Kasi pag nag transact ka ng [...]

Posted: May 16th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Top Stories | Read More »

SC urged to be prudent in its decision on the Manila Bay cleanup

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MANILA, Philippines—(UPDATE) Fisherfolk groups staged a rally in front of the Supreme Court Monday after urging the high court to take another look at its decision on the Manila Bay Clean-up which is allegedly being used by government agencies in their efforts to privatize the area. Members of the Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng [...]

Posted: May 16th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Top Stories | Read More »

2 killed, 10 hurt as bus falls into ravine in San Carlos City

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BACOLOD CITY, Philippines— (UPDATE 2) At least two persons were killed and 10 others were wounded Wednesday night when a bus, whose driver insisted on driving with defective headlights, fell into a ravine on the outskirts of San Carlos City in Negros Occidental. Five or six passengers were unaccounted for. The driver, Teodoro Aburido, died [...]

Posted: May 5th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions,Top Stories | Read More »

‘A feast of Catholic faith’

VATICAN CITY—He flew around the world as history’s most traveled pope. On Sunday, the world came to him. In the fastest beatification in modern times, the late Pope John Paul II moved a major step closer to sainthood as Pope Benedict XVI pronounced him “Blessed,” paying tribute to him for showing “the strength of a [...]

Posted: May 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,Nation,Top Stories | Read More »

Devotees pray for healing miracles at relics of late pontiff

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PAPAL RELIC  A woman wipes with a handkerchief the portrait and relic of Pope John Paul II, a piece of cloth taken from his cassock, at Quiapo church in Manila. RICHARD REYES

MANILA, Philippines—With closed eyes and a somber face, a young boy quietly touched the marble surface of a historic altar Sunday, praying to blessed Pope John Paul II that his mother be healed from her illness. The boy was confident that the beloved pontiff, who was beatified in an elaborate ceremony at the Vatican Sunday, [...]

Posted: May 2nd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos,Top Stories | Read More »

Rosales leads Filipino pilgrims at beatification ceremony

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ROME—The answer to why they came to Rome for the beatification of Pope John Paul II on Sunday was summed up by Philippine Ambassador to the Holy See Mercedes Tuason. “Pope John Paul loved the Filipinos and they in turn loved him as shown by the attendance of five million people at the Luneta for [...]

Posted: May 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,Nation,Top Stories | Read More »

He helped topple communism, eschewed pomp

VATICAN CITY—Late Pope John Paul II, put on the path to sainthood on Sunday, was an inspirational figure who helped bring down Communism but alienated many Catholics with his conservative views. The first non-Italian pope in more than 400 years, and the first from Eastern Europe, Polish-born Karol Wojtyla was immensely popular, eschewing the pomp [...]

Posted: May 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,Nation,Top Stories | Read More »

Aeta folk join ‘Walk for John Paul’

MORONG, Bataan—The Aeta people of Bataan are thankful that the beatification of Pope John Paul II, who visited a refugee center in their community and celebrated Mass in 1981, has brought attention to their needs. “We are happy about the beatification of Pope John Paul II. His assumption to a step toward sainthood elates us [...]

Posted: May 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,Nation,Top Stories | Read More »

Aquino sees increases in minimum wages

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MANILA, Philippines—In a Labor Day speech, President Benigno Aquino III Sunday said he expected minimum wage earners in Metro Manila to get a pay raise by next week, and the rest of them across the country within the month. He did not mention any figure in announcing the “good news” at a breakfast meeting with [...]

Posted: May 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,Nation,Top Stories | Read More »

Militants stage rallies nationwide

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MANILA, Philippines—Workers and activists Sunday marched on the streets of major cities across the country to demand higher wages amid rising prices and to protest contractualization, while the government held jobs fairs in every region. In Manila, workers and their supporters showed different shades of dismay over what President Benigno Aquino III announced at a [...]

Posted: May 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,Nation,Top Stories | Read More »

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