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Slain journalists ‘martyrs’–Palace

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In this Nov. 21, 2014 photo, Roman Catholic priests bless the wooden markers at the site where 58 people, 32 of them journalists, were massacred at a remote village in  Ampatuan township, Maguindanao province in southern Philippines. Sunday Nov. 23, 2014 marks the fifth anniversary of the massacre, in Maguindanao, southern Philippines with the Ampatuan clan tagged as the prime suspects in the carnage. The massacre of 58 people is the country's worst election-related violence. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Malacañang on Sunday hailed as “martyrs” the 32 journalists killed with 26 other people in the Maguindanao massacre five years ago.

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

Farmer accused of being a military informant shot dead in Sorsogon

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A farmer whom communist rebels allegedly blamed for the death of eight of their leaders and comrades in 2013, including National Democratic Front-Bicol spokesman Greg Bañares, was shot dead in Sorsogon Tuesday, the military said on Wednesday.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Vice mayor of Leyte town shot dead

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The vice mayor of the town of Villaba in Leyte was shot and killed by two assailants Monday morning.

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

5 arrested in Laguna farm for murder of Pangasinan mayor


Four men and a woman being linked to the ambush of a Pangasinan mayor early this year were arrested at a Laguna farm estate before dawn Thursday.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ex-police aide of late DILG chief Robredo shot dead in Makati City


A retired policeman, who reportedly worked for the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo when he was still the mayor of Naga City and during Robredo’s term as Cabinet secretary at the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), was shot dead by unidentified men at his own residence in Makati City on Saturday night.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »