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Bringing Filipiniana books closer to students


The vast Filipiniana collection of historian and columnist Ambeth Ocampo, who writes and presents Philippine history in an exceptionally clear, interesting way, can be found in four locations.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Palparan asks CA to quash kidnap, illegal detention case

Retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr.   RAFFY LERMA/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The lawyers of retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. asked the Court of Appeals, on Monday, to quash the kidnapping and serious illegal detention case filed against him for the 2006 abduction of two University of the Philippines students in Bulacan province.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Tommy Osmeña on DAP funds: I’m most resourceful

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Former Cebu Rep. Tomas Osmeña on Thursday admitted receiving P124 million in funds sourced from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), calling it an act of resourcefulness that should not be misconstrued by Cebuanos as immoral.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Tornado rips through Pampanga capital’s business district


A tornado, locally called ipo-ipo, ripped through this Pampanga capital’s central business district on Jose Abad Santos Avenue on Monday afternoon, damaging billboards and blowing off rooftops in a village here.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Church steps up initiative against pork

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Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo. INQUIRER file photo

Church-based and nongovernment organizations in Iloilo and Pampanga provinces have launched a signature campaign in support of a people’s initiative for a bill to abolish and make illegal all forms of pork barrel.

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