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Our Lady of Piat: Centerpiece of Cagayan’s gifts to Christianity

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CALVARY HILLS IN CAGAYAN    One of the landmarks of Cagayan province is the Stations of the Cross on Calvary Hills in Iguig town. MELVIN GASCON/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Street vendor Federina Taguba was all smiles as she greeted a group of pilgrims who had alighted from a rented van to visit the Basilica Minore de Nuestra Señora de Piat (Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Piat).

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Piety takes another form in bamboo

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ART EXPRESSING Filipino piety, using bamboo instead of wood, were put on display for the Lenten week in Baguio City by traditional woodcarvers of Paete, Laguna. The works include this crucifix made from bamboo. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Filipino piety is on display at this city’s new home for bamboo art, courtesy of craftsmen from Paete town in Laguna province.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Getting There

Those spending their vacation in Pagudpud town in Ilocos Norte province could reach Portabaga Falls by hopping on buses coming from Laoag City.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Santa Praxedes greenest destination in Northern Luzon

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THE 15-METER Portabaga Falls, including the pools fed by its water, is set in a natural forest. It is the centerpiece of ecotourism in Santa Praxedes town in Cagayan province. PHOTOS BY RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Santa Praxedes in Cagayan province strikes first-time visitors as one of those sleepy towns they only pass by as they travel through Northern Luzon.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

It’s wet year-round, but who’s complaining?

People call it “apon ti tudu” (rain’s nest), as if it’s a bad thing. But if the unpredictable rain is the reason for the lush forest cover and an abundant supply of water, words will never hurt Santa Praxedes town in Cagayan province. On the contrary, with the cascades that dot the town, any resident can only manage a smile whenever they hear that.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Lady of Manaoag: Blue to purple

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LENTEN RITUAL  Devotees pray for intercession before the image of Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag in Pangasinan province, which is part of the traditional Visita Iglesia (church visits) among the faithful during Holy Week.  WILLIE LOMIBAO/Contributor

On ordinary days, the image of the Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag wears a sky blue cape with matching secondary veil and apron. But at the start of Lent, on Ash Wednesday, her vestment is changed to purple.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bolinao villagers are fierce protectors of mangrove forests

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Romula Caranza maintains a garden on the shores of Santiago Island in this northwestern town in Pangasinan province.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Aetas walked for hours to get to TV showing of Pacquiao fight

Manny Pacquiao, left, of the Philippines, trades blows with Timothy Bradley, in their WBO welterweight title boxing fight Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Las Vegas. Pacquiao won the bout by unanimous decision. AP

Some 1,000 people in Barangay (village) Pulong Santol in Porac town, Pampanga gathered to watch the rematch between Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao and American Timothy Bradley via pay-per-view showing sponsored by local officials.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Kera kera’y Diyos,’ Pangasinan’s holy fish

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A fisherman holds up the “kera kera’y Diyos.” WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

Ask anyone at the fish market here where to find “kera kera’y Diyos (God’s leftover)” and you will likely be directed to an ambulant vendor offering it.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Trader De Vera threatens to sue Czech diplomat for libel

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A Pangasinan politician and businessman has threatened to file a libel case against Czech Ambassador Josef Rychtar for “maliciously” accusing him of attempting to extort money last year from a Czech train company vying to win the contract for the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 capacity expansion project.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Brothers oldest war veterans

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BAND OF HEROES  Dr. Jose P. Javier (left), 104, and his brother civil engineer Fernando Javier, 106. EV ESPIRITU/GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

Two brothers are considered the oldest living war veterans and survivors of the gruelling Bataan Death March on April 9, 1942. Civil engineer Fernando Perez Javier, a University of the Philippines alumnus, is 106 years old, while his brother Dr. Jose Javier, who graduated from the University of Sto. Tomas, is 104.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Reliving ‘peace time,’ healing wounds of war

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A 1904 PHOTOGRAPH from the collection of the US National Archives shows Japanese laborers at work on a slope in Camp 3 in Benguet province during the construction of the Benguet Road.

For many, World War II is remembered for its pain, untold suffering and death. Elders would advise their children not to forget these so they can continue to learn from history and not repeat its mistakes.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

RH law supporters, opponents await SC ruling

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PURPLE TEAM FOR RH LAW.  Supporters of the reproductive health (RH) law stage a candle vigil at a compound in Baguio City on Monday where Supreme Court justices are expected to deliberate on whether to lift the suspension of the controversial RH law.  EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

“Judgment day” has sent supporters and opponents of the reproductive health (RH) law holding separate vigils in Baguio City where the Supreme Court is expected to deliberate on the controversial law more than a year after it was suspended.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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