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Even poor couple wish survivors well

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LILIA “Nanay Lily” Magpantay-Tagle, earns an average of P50 a day from selling rags. She does not want anything for herself this Christmas, but hopes for a better life for survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” DELFIN T. MALLARI JR.

For the past six years, Lilia Magpantay-Tagle has been living in a makeshift shack in the corner of a lot owned by a rich clan in front of Perez Park in Lucena City.

Posted: December 25th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Mythical ‘aswang’ won’t destroy human spirit

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I grew up in Laguna with a fascinating thought that I am an aswang descent.

Posted: December 25th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

This clan cooks ‘bibingka’ for Misa de Gallo goers

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THE FLUFFY and soft “bibingka” and “puto bumbong” DELFIN T. MALLARI JR.

The age-old tradition of Misa de Gallo, a series of nine dawn Masses as countdown to Christmas Day, will not be complete without a bite of bibingka or puto bumbong.

Posted: December 18th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Green company treats waste water in Laguna

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THE TREATMENT facility of Envirokonsult Equipment and Services in Bay, Laguna. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

A Filipino-owned company has been providing free services for treatment of septage—a fluid mixture of sewage solids, liquids and sludge—to government offices, schools and hospitals in Bay town in Laguna province.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Quezon tillers reap death threats

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Sixteen farmer leaders in Quezon province’s Bondoc Peninsula believe they will be the next targets of hired guns following the still unsolved killing of a woman land rights activist in October.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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