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Augustinians still hopeful of Cebu visit by Pope

Pope Francis.   AP FILE PHOTO

Although the only answer they got from the Vatican to their request was the word “noted,” the Augustinian keepers of the Sto. Niño Basilica in Cebu are hopeful Pope Francis would drop by the Queen City of the South when he visits the Philippines in January.

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

Bohol’s recovery from quake ‘slow’ as rebuild efforts hit snag

Loay  church after  being heavily damaged by the October 15 earthquake that occured in the province 1 year ago. FILE PHOTO

On the day that marked the first anniversary of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the province of Bohol, Felix Dumay, a father of four, and his wife were given a new house.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 killed, 7 arrested in raids against criminal groups in Cebu


At least three men were killed while seven others were arrested in simultaneous operations against alleged criminal groups operating in three southern towns in Cebu early Saturday morning.

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

In Cebu City, judiciary keeps going but amid the heat

A CONSTRUCTION worker puts on the finishing touches on one of the courtrooms at Qimonda IT Center in Cebu City. Judges and court employees are set to transfer to the newly constructed courtrooms next month. ADOR VINCENT MAYOL

Court employee Arturo Batoctoy keeps two extra shirts in his office drawer. “Sweat often dries up on my body,” he said, explaining the extra precaution he has taken after recently suffering from bronchitis.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Gabaldon building repair gets funds

THIS Gabaldon building at  Pampanga High School in the City of San Fernando has been preserved by the Department of Education following an appeal by the Heritage Conservation Society to save it.  INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON FILE PHOTO

In celebration of its first anniversary, an agriculture group on Thursday said it was donating the funds to start the restoration of a Gabaldon building in an elementary school in Bayambang town, Pangasinan province.

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