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Condo winner Rep. Abigail Binay: It’s a gift from God

Makati Representative Mar-Len Abigail Binay-Campos facebook photo

For the daughter of the country’s vice president, there is nothing wrong if she decides to accept the Christmas raffle gift from Rockwell Power Plant Mall, which happens to be in Makati, a known Binay stronghold.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Deployed Marines’ kin get cheer

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The wife of a Marine sergeant deployed to the disputed Ayungin Shoal off Palawan thought the Marine officers who had pulled up in front of her home over the holidays had come to bring the news every soldier’s wife and family dread.

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

Miner killed in Benguet mine mishap

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A miner of Philex Mining Corp. died in an accidental discharge of mud beneath the Padcal mine in Tuba town, Benguet, three days before Christmas, prompting company officials to review safety protocols.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Baguio gift-giving tradition won’t fade after 40 years

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Former Councilor Narciso Padilla, wearing a Santa Claus suit, brings joy to Christmas baby Dines Basconcillo Jr. on Dec. 26. Padilla helped found the Silahis ng Pasko program, which turned 40 years old in 2013. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Wearing a worn-out Santa Claus outfit, former Councilor Narciso Padilla handed out lollipops to street kids on Christmas Day before he proceeded alone to the closest hospital to visit newborn babies.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Read-along for kids, even in quake-hit Bohol

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Teacher Maria Lea Anosa inspects the makeshift tent made of tarpaulin, wood and sticks that serves as a temporary classroom in quake-hit Sagbayan town in Bohol. FILE PHOTO

We found love in a seemingly hopeless place.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

22 hurt by firecrackers, 3 by stray bullets

Two persons were hit by stray bullets while 19 others suffered various injuries caused by firecracker explosions in Cebu and the Visayas over the Christmas holiday.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Palma: Rise and walk

Despite the disasters that rocked the country this year, the faithful must still rejoice, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said during the Christmas Eve Mass at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Pasko sa V. Rama showcases local talents

The length of V. Rama Avenue in Cebu City is alive with lights and Nativity scenes, a neighborhood contest going on its 18th year.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Woman, son gunned down at Talisay home

A 42-year-old woman and her 20-year-old son were gunned down at home in the pre-dawn hours of Christmas Day in barangay Lawaan 2, Talisay City, southern Cebu.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

The man who invented Christmas

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Iregularly receive by e-mail from Alexander Green his writings on Spiritual Wealth. On Dec. 16, 2011, he wrote about the man who invented Christmas. Alexander Green is the investment director of The Oxford Club. Agreeing with Green that “this is a story that deserves to be widely known,” I am now sharing with you what he wrote. It went this way:

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Music won’t stop for retired Paoay teacher

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MIGUEL Valdez, Hannah Ambrocio and Rocky Rico stand proud outside St. Augustine Church in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, where they perform and teach music to children. LEILANIE ADRIANO/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Children are gathering outside the century-old St. Augustine Church this Christmas week to listen to a 74-year-old retired musician.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

4 dead in Christmas Day car crash in Tagaytay

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A speeding car, carrying a group of friends, crashed into a concrete wall and left four people dead and one badly injured in Tagaytay City in Cavite on Christmas Day.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Christmas in mud in Tacloban

TREE OF HOPE  Hundreds of people watch the lighting of the giant Christmas tree in front of City Hall.  VER NOVENO/CONTRIBUTOR

Survivors of the Philippines’ deadliest typhoon spent a gloomy Christmas Day surrounded by mud as heavy rain drove many inside their flimsy shelters, dampening efforts to retain some holiday cheer in the deeply devout nation.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

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  • Global Nation

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