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After 2-yr absence, rebels back in Aurora

Aurora province’s insurgency-free status, which the military had declared more than two years ago, was put to test after a clash erupted between government soldiers and communist rebels on Thursday.

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

Apeco protests huge budget cuts for 2015


The Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority (APECO) protested on Wednesday the huge cuts in its proposed budget for 2015, saying it would dampen the growth prospects of Aurora province.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cold front to bring rain to Central, south Luzon

Satellite Image-October 19, 2014-3:01 PM. SCREENGRAB from noah.dost.gov.ph

The weather bureau has alerted residents of Central and Southern Luzon to moderate and heavy rains that could trigger flash floods and landslides with the tail-end of a cold front affecting the area.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No cyclone, but LPA to bring rain to Luzon

Satellite Image, August 17, 2014, 5:01 AM. SCREENGRAB from pagasa.dost.gov.ph

The low pressure area (LPA) approaching the country is not expected to develop into a tropical cyclone but its cloud extension could on Sunday bring light to moderate rain to some parts of Luzon.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Sunday marks 2 years since US theater massacre

This June 4, 2013 file photo shows Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in court in Centennial, Colo. Holmes is charged with the July 2012 Aurora shootings that killed 12 people and injured 70. Sunday, July 20, 2014 marks 2 years since theater massacre. AP

On July 20, 2012, a man wearing police-style body armor killed 12 people and injured 70 during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in the Denver suburb of Aurora. James Holmes, a former neuroscience graduate student, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the shootings. His attorneys say he was gripped by a psychotic episode. Here are things to know on the second anniversary Sunday:

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »