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Naga, EU-Switzerland launch P10-M migration, dev’t project

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A P10-million project aimed at providing services to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families in Bicol has been launched with the signing on Tuesday of a grant agreement between the city government of Naga and the European Union/Swiss government.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Caramoan declared mining-free zone

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Less than a month after four small-scale miners were shot and killed on Lahuy Island in Caramoan, Camarines Sur, the provincial board approved an ordinance declaring Caramoan a “quarrying and mining-free zone.”

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bicol tour offer: Almasor or Triple C

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Planning a vacation? Bicolandia has two enticing cluster offerings for tourists—“Almasor” and “Triple C.”

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Alternative artists’ group rocks Quezon art scene

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A group of young artists is stirring the lethargic art scene in Quezon province with their kind of progressive and radical multimedia paintings, music, poetry and photography.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna

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A once trusted house helper is now a suspect in the killing of two people, one of them an infant, and the wounding of her employer in Calamba City, early Wednesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Wild West’ Masbate’s pristine marine gems

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SHADE OF MANGROVE ‘PARASOL’.   Boys enjoy the shade of a mangrove species in the coastal waters of Puro-Sinalikway in Barangay Nursery in Masbate City. Mangroves serve as storm protection to coastal communities and as nurseries to many marine species. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

There’s a way to tame the rowdy rodeo experience that Masbate is known for: Just add crystalline water, hectares of coral reefs and an islet paradise.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Let us pray for the nation, healing priest asks leaders

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Popular healing priest Fr. Joey Faller is inviting the country’s leaders to join him in one special moment of “prayer for the nation” after Vice President Jejomar Binay visited the ”Kamay ni Hesus” (Hand of Jesus) Shrine here on Maundy Thursday.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

AFTA to kill PH agri industry in 2015, says neophyte senator

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Neophyte Senator JV Ejercito raised concern that the country’s agriculture sector would be devastated when the Asean Free Trade Agreement (AFTA), which lifts all tariffs on agricultural products among the 10 member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, is enforced in 2015, or less than a year from now.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Calabarzon workers to get P13 pay hike on May 1

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The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has approved a P13 daily wage increase in the form of an allowance in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon provinces) to take effect as the nation observes the International Labor Day on May 1.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Healing priest invites political leaders to join ‘prayer for nation’

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Throng of devotees flock to the 'Kamay ni Hesus' shrine in Lucban, Quezon on Good Friday to climb the spiritually sanctifying 300-step 'Stairway to Heaven' to reach the 50-foot statue of the resurrected Christ on top of the hill. DELFIN T. MALLARI JR./Inquirer Southern Luzon

Popular healing priest Fr. Joey Faller is inviting the country’s leaders to join him in one special moment of “prayer for the nation” after Vice President Jejomar Binay visited the “Kamay ni Hesus” (Hand of Jesus) Shrine on Maundy Thursday.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

16 suffer burns in Batangas sugar factory accident

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Workers load harvested sugarcane onto a truck. AFP FILE PHOTO

Sixteen workers in one of the country’s largest and oldest sugar refineries located in Nasugbu town, Batangas province, suffered burns caused by a toxic chemical accidentally mixed into the water used for cleaning a large steel pipe.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Banahaw continues to lure pilgrims, trekkers

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A DEVOTEE prays at one of the “sacred spots” on Mt. Banahaw in Dolores town, Quezon province. Viel Polintan/CONTRIBUTOR

Authorities might have closed most parts of Mt. Banahaw but its devotees continued to come to pray, kiss its sacred ground, feel its cool, pristine water and enjoy its blissful serenity.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

5 dead, 7 hurt as bus slams into parked truck

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Five persons died while seven others were injured when the bus they were riding slammed into a 10-wheel truck here on Wednesday, according to police.

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

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