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4 killed as cops foil hijacking attempt

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Four suspected hijackers were killed in what police said was a shootout with the authorities after they alleged commandeered a van loaded with cigarettes in Silang, Cavite, on Friday.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Jittery Albay folk mistake thunder for eruption

SMOKE from Mayon Volcano continues to paint an ominous picture with a picturesque backdrop as some villagers wait for the day they can leave government shelters to return to their normal lives. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

A rumbling sound due to a thunderstorm sent residents living around Mayon Volcano here scampering for safety on Wednesday, thinking it was an explosion from Mayon.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Quezon programs get Galing Pook awards


Two programs of the Quezon provincial government were among the Top 10 Galing Pook (GP) awardees this year for innovation and excellence in local governance, a top provincial official said.

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

Media initially barred entry to Sunchamp farm

THE VERANDA This veranda shows the opulence of the main house on the sprawling agricultural estate in Rosario town, Batangas province, allegedly owned by Vice President Jejomar Binay. Antonio Tiu says he owns the property but former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado claims Binay is the proprietor. RAFFY LERMA

The media tour of the sprawling Sunchamp Agri-Tourism Park here almost did not push through after a lawyer of Antonio Tiu, who was being accused of being a dummy of Vice President Jejomar Binay, said reporters were not allowed to join the tour.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

‘Gone Girl’ shows up with bombshell

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Surprised by a bombshell on their personal life unraveled on live television by his wife five days after she was supposed to have gone missing, Gov. Edgardo A. Tallado preferred to keep mum about her allegations of infidelity and physical abuses.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »