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LGU, investors cry foul on Ipra implementation in Coron

MANGENGUEY Island (Coron, Palawan). FILE PHOTO

“We want the natives, especially the indigenous people to have better financial capabilities that is why we are working hard to attract investors in Coron.”

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NGOs that received PDAF funds not bogus—NCMF chief Sadain

Secretary Mehol Sadain of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos. Photo from www.ncmf.gov.ph

The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) on Tuesday insisted that the non-government organizations (NGO) it dealt with were not “bogus.”

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Filipino seafarers slam incompetence of Marina

Ralliers air their grievances in front of Marina offices in Manila. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

More than a thousand seafarers, mostly belonging to the United Filipino Seafarers (UFS), on Wednesday condemned the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) for mismanaging the maritime industry with its gross incompetence and utter lack of concern to the welfare of seafaring Filipinos.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Police seize, destroy ‘Super Yolanda’, ‘Napoles’

Hundreds of pupils of Commonwealth elementary school in Quezon city join an Anti-Firecrackers campaign this holiday season, adding that there are lots of ways to make noise despite the use of firecrackers on New year's eve.INQUIRER/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

Police officials on Friday destroyed illegal firecrackers confiscated from stores in Divisoria, Inquirer Radio 990AM said.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

De Lima admits being informed of Leviste parole, takes responsibility

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima  INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima admitted Wednesday that she had been informed that former Batangas governor Antonio Leviste was up for parole, with the Bureau of Pardons and Parole (BPP) asking for her clearance.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Roxas airs concern over ‘No-Build Zone’ order

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Interior Secretary Mar Roxas. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II has contradicted President Benigno Aquino III’s “No-Build Zone” order in coastal areas, a report from Radyo Inquirer 990AM on Monday said.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Stressed, traumatized’ Yolanda victims arrive at Villamor airbase

A survivor from Tacloban, which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan gestures while sitting on the ground after disembarking a Philippine Air Force C-130 aircraft at the Villamor Airbase, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Manila, Philippines. AP

More victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” arrived at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City Friday, according to a report on Radyo Inquirer 990AM.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DSWD sets up more repacking stations in Metro Manila for ‘Yolanda’ victims

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Resident of Tacloban City. CDN PHOTO/LITO TECSON

Social Welfare Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman said on Friday her office set up additional repacking stations around Metro Manila and in other regions to meet their two millionfamily food pack target in two weeks.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

6 killed as bus plows through crowd of commuters on Edsa

The body of one of the fatal victims lies beside the Elena Liner bus that plowed through a crowd of commuters on Edsa-Magallanes in Makati City.  PHOTO BY ERWIN AGUILON/RADYO INQUIRER 990AM

Six people were killed Thursday morning after a bus plowed through a crowd of commuters at the south-bound lane of Edsa-Magallanes in Makati City, a radio report said.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Leyte NFA warehouse being stormed by hungry villagers collapses; 8 die

Residents queue up to receive treatment and relief supplies at Tacloban airport Monday Nov. 11, 2013, following Friday's typhoon Haiyan that lashed this city and several provinces in central Philippines. AP

As survivors search for food in typhoon-ravaged areas of the country, eight people were crushed to death when a National Food Authority (NFA) warehouse in Alangalang town in Leyte collapsed.

Posted: November 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Tsunami-scare triggers panic in Calbayog City

Calbayog City map

Following the devastation caused by super typhoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan), residents of Calbayog City on Tuesday panicked and fled their homes after hearing rumors that a tsunami will hit the city, Radyo Inquirer 990AM said.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

120 policemen deployed to prevent looting in Tacloban City

Leyte province residents queue for relief goods outside the totally damaged Tacloban airport, where many died after a storm surge spawned by Supertyphoon ‘Yolanda’ inundated the airport and nearby villages. JULIANNE LOVE DE JESUS/INQUIRER.net

Following reports of looting in Tacloban City, Leyte by victims of supertyphoon “Yolanda,” authorities on Sunday will send an additional 120 police officers to the city, Radyo Inquirer 990AM said.

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Marikina hospital ER closed after child dies of alleged meningococcemia


The emergency room of a hospital in Marikina City temporarily shut down after a one-year-old girl suspected of having meningcoccemia died Monday night, Radyo Inquirer 990 AM reported.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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