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INC breaks 2 additional world records

Fireworks light the night sky over Philippine Arena in Bocaue town, Bulacan province, early Sunday, ushering in the 100th year of the homegrown church Iglesia ni Cristo.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Executive minister Eduardo V. Manalo exulted as his Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) celebrated its centennial on Sunday with more than a million faithful in attendance at Ciudad de Victoria in Bocaue town, Bulacan province, and winning in the process two more Guinness world records.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Gay Pride celebrations worldwide

Canada Gay Pride Parade

For gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their supporters, June is a month of pride and celebration. Around the globe, LGBT Pride Month has been marked with parades and marches, festivals and dances, and in some cases, protests and counter-protests. In the United States, much of the celebrations have focused on a string of […]

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Aquino leads Freedom Day rites in Naga City


President Aquino leads the nation on Thursday in celebrating the 116th anniversary of Philippine Independence in Naga City, Camarines Sur province.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

MILF rebels celebrate: ‘Allahu Akbar’

AN ESTIMATED 6,000 Bangsamoro supporters join a prayer rally in Banggolo,Marawi City, on Thursday to celebrate the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro. RICHEL V. UMEL / INQUIRER MINDANAO FILE PHOTO

Fighters of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat town, Maguindanao province, fell silent as the final peace deal was being signed in Manila. But the fighters chanted “Allahu Akbar (Allah is great)!” immediately after the signing was officially declared.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Civil society group sets celebratory mood


While hopeful of someday returning to their homes in Mindanao, residents of the Muslim community in Quiapo were not exactly in a jubilant mood over the news of the peace agreement between the government and the separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro | Read More »