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S. Korea ferry rescue stalls as anger spreads

In this photo released by the South Korean Coast Guard via Yonhap News Agency, South Korean coast guard officers rescue passengers from a sinking ferry off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. AP

South Korean divers renewed efforts Friday to access a capsized ferry in which hundreds of schoolchildren are feared trapped, as the grief and frustration of anguished parents gave way to anger and recrimination.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Couple arrested for using 3-month-old baby as drug mule

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A couple who police said had been using their three-month-old baby girl as a drug mule in their selling operations were arrested in a buy-bust in San Juan City Tuesday night.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fight between suspect, old flame eyed in Baguio stabbing spree

BAGUIO. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

A fight between a man and his estranged partner may have compelled the former to stab and kill five people, among them three minors, in Baguio City on Sunday.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Warning vs water accidents

Tourists sit on the edge a swimming pool at the Phuket Orchid Resort and Spa hotel on Karon beach on the Thai resort island of Phuket on February 18, 2012 after more than 30 people were rushed to hospital earlier in the day after a chlorine leak at one of the hotel's swimming pool.  AFP PHOTO

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has advised people living in coastal barangays (villages) to keep an eye on their children as it expressed alarm over the number of drowning and near-drowning incidents in those communities.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

US woman gets 20 years in breast feeding overdose

In this Tuesday, April 1, 2014 photo, Stephanie Irene Greene sits in court during her trial at the Spartanburg County Courthouse, in Spartanburg, S.C. A judge sentenced Greene to 20 years in prison Friday, April 4, 2014, for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk. (AP Photo/Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Tim Kimzey)

A judge sentenced a woman to 20 years in prison Friday for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Help sought for Calumpit girl with hydrocephalus

GILLIAN Gonzales

The family of Gillian Gonzales, a 10-year-old girl from Calumpit, Bulacan province, is appealing for help as she needs medication and surgery for hydrocephalus, a condition she has been suffering since she was three months old.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

House amending criminal code to make 13-year-old offenders stand trial

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Representative  Niel Tupas Jr. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Children aged 13 who commit serious criminal offenses would have to stand trial under a proposed amendment to the criminal code now being discussed in Congress, according to the House committee on justice which held a public consultation here on Thursday.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Poor to get help for kids with autism

Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman. FILE PHOTO

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will include autism awareness as a supplemental topic in the Family Development Sessions (FDS) for Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in April.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Girl with Stage 4 cancer needs to undergo chemo

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Judellene Marie Naparate

Despite being diagnosed with Stage 4 bone cancer in 2011, Judellene Marie Naparate never thought about giving up her studies.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Reading-for-healing helps traumatized school kids in Aklan town

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Nine-year-old Rosie Depedro gets scared whenever there is a strong wind. She can’t help but remember how the strong winds spawned by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” destroyed their house in Barangay Man-op and damaged her school.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Army accused of abducting, presenting 14-year-old boy as NPA child-soldier

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A non-government organization working for children has accused the military of abducting a 14-year-old boy in Magpet, North Cotabato, and later presented him to be a child combatant of the New People’s Army.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

MMDA traffic aide with a heart of gold has one wish: To become a regular employee

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ROMANO with Tolentino. MMDA photo

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic constable who was lauded on social media for feeding a starving street-child received on Monday a P5,000 cash incentive, a commendation, a merit badge and medal.

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

14 teens charged in $1 million mansion break-in

Authorities have filed criminal charges against 14 teenagers who allegedly broke into a Southern California mansion and held a party that caused more than $1 million in damage and losses, including the theft of a stuffed snow leopard.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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