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Probe sought of land swap deal in Pangasinan school

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If ordered by the Department of Education, teachers and pupils of the Bayambang Central School will return to the old school campus, according to the president of the school’s Parents-Teachers Association (PTA).

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Man on a mission to walk for kids with cancer

FROILAN Salaysay uses the power of his feet, and kind heart, to reach places to gather help for children stricken with cancer.      Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The man, who began walking 2,486 kilometers from Aparri town, Cagayan province, to Manila on Oct. 1 to draw attention to the financial needs of children stricken with cancer, reached Bulacan province on Friday.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Soldier who stood fast vs Laudes to be cited

German Marc Susselbeck (in black), boyfriend of murdered Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude, also known as “Jeffrey,” confronts soldiers after climbing the gate of the facility where Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton is detained at the Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP) headquarters in Manila on October 22, 2014. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

The soldier who was assaulted by the relatives and friends of the murdered transgender Jennifer Laude while guarding the facility holding the American suspect will be given an award of recognition by Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr.

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

Public may access debates on Edca

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The Supreme Court has launched an online page to provide wide public access to the coming oral arguments on the Philippines-United States Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (Edca), with discussions highly anticipated amid renewed calls to revisit the terms of military cooperation between the two countries.

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

Jennifer Laude ignored haters, fought for dolls, kept poise

Jeffrey "Jennifer" Laude. INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Michelle Laude, Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude’s elder sister, said a housemate recalled that Jennifer went out on the night she was killed carrying around P20,000 to P25,000 in cash. “When the housemate asked why, Jen said: ‘Para ’pag may bumastos sa akin, hahampasin ko ng pera (So if somebody disrespects me, I would throw money at their face).’”

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »