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If healed, Santiago to run in 2016

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago vowed Friday to “claim” the presidency in 2016 if she’s completely healed of cancer.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

At least 7 hurt as fire hits condominium near Ateneo


At least seven tenants were rushed to hospital after a fire hit a portion of a condominium on Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City on Friday, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘I’m afraid but I must write to let young people know’—Fr. Benjamin Alforque

ALFORQUE:OK…God, you win. I will believe in you again. With that decision, I felt free again. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

As I begin this narrative, I must confess the fear and trepidation creeping through me again. I had to convince myself of my will to be free, that nothing evil would happen to me. I am angry, I want to cry, I am afraid, I am sad. I feel pity for what had happened and what is happening now. Nothing has changed fundamentally, but I must write so the young people may know.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Ateneo cancels entrance test due to ‘Mario’

Rescuers use a rubber dinghy to rescue trapped residents after heavy monsoon rains spawned by tropical storm Fung-Wong flooded Marikina city, east of Manila, Philippines and most parts of the metropolis Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Heavy rains due to a storm and the seasonal monsoon caused widespread flooding Friday in the Philippine capital and nearby provinces, shutting down schools and government offices. Local authorities reported thousands were evacuated early Friday from severely inundated communities, some under rapid-flowing flood waters more than neck high. AP

MANILA, Philippines – The Ateneo De Manila University canceled its college entrance exams in Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon this weekend due to Tropical Storm “Mario.” In its official Facebook account, Ateneo said the entrance test in the Visayas and Mindanao will still push through as scheduled. “Due to inclement weather, the Ateneo […]

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Ateneo to honor Cardinal Quevedo of Cotabato

Cardinal Orlando Quevedo.  AP FILE PHOTO

The Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) will honor His Eminence Orlando Cardinal Quevedo, archbishop of Cotabato, and five other men and women who exemplify the university in their respective fields, the ADMU said in a statement sent to the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI), Quevedo’s congregation.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »