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Cebu has hair of John Paul II and piece of John XXIII’s skin

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RELIC of Pope John Paul II's hair seen at Tabor Hills Chapel of Relics at  barangay San Jose Talamban. CDN PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA

Cebuanos need not travel to Rome to pay homage to two of the most influential popes of the 20th century.

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Get medical checkup, 174 passengers told

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Go to the nearest government hospital and get tested for your and your family’s sake if you were on the plane with a male Filipino nurse who initially tested positive for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

5 OFWs from Negros quarantined for MERS-CoV tests

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Five Negrense overseas workers have been quarantined for possible Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) infection but two so far have been found negative for the disease, Dr. Ernell Tumimbang, Negros Occidental provincial health officer, said on Monday.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 cops face murder raps for lawyer’s slay

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Dalaguete town, southern Cebu

The National Bureau of Investigation has filed multiple murder and frustrated murder charges against five policemen, including the chief, of the Highway Patrol Group in Central Visayas (HPG-7), for the ambush and slay of lawyer Noel Archival and his companions in Dalaguete town, Cebu province, on Feb. 18.

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

No go-signal for cutting of trees on Iloilo road

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The City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) has not approved a plan to cut or remove decades-old trees on a major street in Iloilo City due to a road-widening project.

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

Passion of Christ moves survivors

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Bernarda Cahutay has been watching the reenactment of the passion and death of Jesus Christ held on the grounds of Metropolitan Cathedral.

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

After quake, makeshift churches welcome pilgrims in Bohol

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CRANE sifts through the rubble of the damaged Our Lady of Assumption Parish Church in Dauis in Bohol. AP FILE PHOTO

The 7.2-magnitude earthquake destroyed centuries-old churches in Bohol province but not the spirit of its people.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

No noise, partying in Boracay on Good Friday

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TOURISTS enjoy the white sand beach of Boracay INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The municipal government of Malay, which has territorial jurisdiction over Boracay, has banned loud noise and parties on the resort-island on Good Friday to give Catholics a chance to reflect on the significance of Holy Week.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

15 teachers hospitalized for inhaling carbon monoxide

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At least 15 teachers from Catbalogan City in Samar were taken to a hospital on Wednesday after they were overcome by carbon monoxide from a generator set installed at the door of a two-story building of the City Schools Division Office.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Employees ask Malacañang to probe local NIA officials

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Employees of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) have asked President Benigno Aquino III to investigate three agency officials for changing procedures to allow a contractor to corner a P105-million project in Mindanao instead of letting farmers provide the labor as an alternative source of livelihood.

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

Iloilo breaks lit candles world record for peace

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VARIATIONS ON THE THEME OF LIGHT Tens of thousands of Filipinos stand beside bamboo torches that hold lighted candles to offer a message of peace and form a Philippine map in Oton town in Iloilo province on Monday. With 56,680 lit candles, they set a new Guinness World Record, beating the previous record of 35,478 candles that Pakistan set on Dec. 10, 2009. AFP/MIDDLE WAY MEDITATION INSTITUTE

Intermittent rains failed to stop thousands of people from lining up in a dark, muddy field in Oton town in Iloilo province on Tuesday to form a giant map of the Philippines, in a bid to set a new world record for the largest flaming image using candles.

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

Siquijor ‘healer’: For every cure, there’s a plant

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‘HEALER’ OF SIQUIJOR    Noel Torremocha, 43, holds a photo of his father-in-law, also a healer, who was featured in the Inquirer several years ago. EDWIN BACASMAS

There is a plant for everything. “Here, we still believe that nature and men are one. Man is an extension of nature. Nature would always want itself to heal,” said Noel Torremocha.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Family of slain fair trade center exec seeks justice for his murder

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The family of slain fair trade center head Romeo Capalla has appealed for justice and the speedy resolution of his murder.

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

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