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Ayungin Marines get medals, haircut, 2-week vacation for bravery, endurance

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AYUNGIN DEFENDERS. Marine 1st Lt.Mike Pelotera and members of his platoon salute the national flag during the ceremony for outgoing security personnel of the BRP Sierra Madre at Naval Forces West headquarters in Puerto Princesa City on Monday. GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

For their bravery—maybe endurance should be added—they received bronze medals, a haircut and a shave, and two weeks for rest and recreation.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Consistent honor student gets 14-carat gold medal

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

For the last 10 years, her diligence at school has brought pride and wealth to her family — literally.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PH young math wizards win 16 medals

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A group of young Filipino numbers aces, mostly primary students from Metro Manila, won a total of 16 medals, including three golds, in the just-concluded 2014 Clock Tower School International Mathematics Contest held from March 20 to 23 in Valcea, Romania.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

PNP honors 10 outstanding policewomen

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PHOTO FROM PNP-PIO

For showing outstanding performance in their craft, 10 policewomen from all police offices in the country were given tribute by the Philippine National Police on Thursday.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Helicopter crash victims tell tales of survival

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danny-noemi

With its strong winds and storm surges, Supertyphoon “Yolanda” left a large part of Eastern Visayas looking like a war zone.   Buildings and houses lay in ruins, as if wracked by bombs, while trees stand leafless and lifeless. During the first weeks, residents were left shell-shocked in grief and terror, walking aimlessly along streets [...]

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

9 women picked for TOWNS

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Rachelle-Gerodias

A triathlete, a social worker, a government official, a premier soprano and an atmospheric scientist are among the nine exceptional women recently chosen to receive the triennial The Outstanding Women in Nation’s Service (TOWNS) awards for their contributions to national development.

Posted: November 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

AFP spokesman gets service star medal

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Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala.  From the official Twitter account of the Armed forces of the Philippines

The unlikely heartthrob in the Zamboanga siege received the third-highest military award on Monday.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DILG honors outstanding barangays

THE barangay captain of Caputatan Norte, Medellin, northern Cebu edged out barangay chiefs of all towns in Central Visayas in the search for Ten Outstanding Barangay Officials of the Year.

Posted: October 11th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Wacky Ig Nobel prizes show the funny side of science

Master of ceremonies Marc Abrahams, left, introduces the winners of the Medicine Prize, Xiangyuan Jin, right mouse, of China, Masanori Niimi of Japan and Masateru Uchiyama of Japan during the annual Ig Nobel prize ceremony at Harvard University Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in Cambridge, Mass. They won for assessing the effect of listening to opera on heart transplant patients who are mice. Organized by the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research (AIR), in cooperation with several Harvard student groups, the Ig Nobels celebrate the unusual, honors the imaginative, and spurs interest in science. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson). AP Photo/Winslow Townson

The tongue-in-cheek Ig Nobel awards were handed Thursday to dozens of scientists, including those who confirmed drunk people think they are more attractive and studied the onion enzyme that makes us cry.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

CDN wins Best Editorial Cartoon in Archdiocesan media awards

Cebu Daily News won the award for Best in Editorial Cartoon in the English newspaper category as adjudged by the 16th Cebu Archdiocesan Mass Media Awards (CAMMA). The paper’s daily cartoon in the Opinion Page is conceptualized and drawn by graphic artist Renato Elevera. He also won the CAMMA for the same category in 2009. [...]

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Recall Ninoy Aquino with service, people urged

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As the country prepares to commemorate the assassination of martyred opposition leader Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. (in photo), a group of former political prisoners said it would be an empty recollection so long as his son, President Aquino, continues to delay the grant of reparation and recognition to the martial law victims. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Supporters of slain opposition leader Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. gathered Sunday morning on the spot he was shot dead 30 years ago and called on the public to give 30 minutes of their time every week to help those in need.

Posted: August 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Mosquito press’ cited in NAM rites

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21ninoy aquino

Big names in the Marcos-era “mosquito press” were among those conferred the Ninoy Aquino Medal of Valor on Sunday during ceremonies marking the 30th death anniversary of Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr.

Posted: August 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Obama to honor Clinton, Oprah with presidential medal

Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey. AP

President Barack Obama will bestow America’s highest civilian honor on his predecessor Bill Clinton and talk show queen Oprah Winfrey, the White House said Thursday.

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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