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3-day break not enough for Aquino, says health chief

Health Secretary Enrique Ona. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A three-day break from his workload is not enough for President Benigno Aquino III to fully rest, according to Health Secretary Enrique Ona.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Had she been with us for Christmas, she would still be alive’


Carissa Camigan regretted that she didn’t push enough to have Michaella Andrea Caimol, 7, with her family during the holidays.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Ringing phone keeps hope alive for missing coed’s ma


University of the Philippines coeds Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño have been missing for seven years now, but Cadapan’s mother says her daughter’s mobile phone still rings when she dials it, giving her hope the two may still be alive.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Filipinos consider good health, money the best gifts for Christmas—SWS


Three out of five Filipinos look forward to a happy Christmas this year, while good health, money and family togetherness top the list of most-sought-after gifts among Filipinos this season, according to a survey by Social Weather Stations (SWS).

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Warning sent out on toxic make-up sets for girls


The recent Miss Universe pageant may inspire little girls to play beauty queen and use toy cosmetics, but an anti-toxics group warned the public against giving these as Christmas gifts because of their high mercury content.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Christmas hardly felt in typhoon-hit areas as residents look for safe ground

Residents search for victims of Tuesday's flash flood caused by Typhoon Bopha at New Bataan township, Compostela Valley in southern Philippines Thursday Dec. 6, 2012. The powerful typhoon that washed away emergency shelters, a military camp and possibly entire families in the southern Philippines has killed hundreds of people with nearly 400 missing, authorities said Thursday. AP/Bullit Marquez

Still grappling with the shock and horror over the devastation wrought by typhoon Pablo, people here greet Christmas with a deep feeling of mourning, foregoing parties and ostentatious celebrations to sympathize with those who lost their loved ones to the typhoon.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Let’s remember God’s love this Christmas – Aquino

President Benigno Aquino. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Amid the holiday rush, Filipinos should pause to reflect on the Christmas narratives, President Benigno Aquino III said in his Christmas message given out on Sunday.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

A blessed Christmas to all


This most eventful year comes to a close with a mixed Christmas bag for our country: of problems and promises, but especially, not only of banes but of bountiful blessings, for which we thank God!

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Coast Guard takes measures to ensure safe sea travel for Christmas vacationers

Philippine Coast Guard

Anticipating the yearly Christmas exodus to the provinces, the Philippine Coast Guard has taken measures for travelers’ safe and comfortable trips.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Playing Santa


Cebu City Hall employees stand to benefit most from the game of one-upmanship between Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and the City Council.   He wants to give a P20,000 Christmas bonus after the council endorsed a figure of P15,000.   So what are the “pre-conditions” the mayor said he wants to stipulate to make [...]

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Pre-Christmas gift-giving launched

TABANG Sugbu Karon, one of Cebu City’s charity organizations, will hold a pre-Christmas gift-giving and feeding outreach mission at the Alaska-Mambaling Elementary School on Dec. 8 at 7 a.m.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Phone card earrings, bracelets, charms

THIS fabric wreath is festive enough for the holidays.

Trace desired geometric shape on two identical phone cards.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Reunions among Cagayan De Oro City pupils bittersweet

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Thirteen-year old Rodel Gabato wasn’t able to come to school on Tuesday. He died when floodwaters swept away their house in Isla de Oro on Dec. 16. Hours before his death, he was partying with his grade six section classmates at the City Central School.

Posted: January 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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  2. Chinese lawyers say they were tortured by police
  3. Hair salon’s Kim Jong Un poster riles embassy
  4. Siquijor ‘healer’: For every cure, there’s a plant
  5. State seeks guilty verdict for Abalos
  6. Why college grads end up in the PNP
  7. Estrada: I will pray for my detractors
  8. Miraculous image makes Gapan City top site for pilgrimage in Central Luzon
  9. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  10. Five men from Cavite found dead in jeep in Batangas
  1. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  2. Massage attendant arrested on rape complaint filed by Japanese tourist
  3. ‘Tell no one’ Makati bettor won P250M lotto
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. Netizens cry: 6/55 Lotto was rigged
  6. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  7. North Korea uses flamethrower to execute official
  8. ‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’
  9. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  10. It was difficult having Japanese blood
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


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  • Lifestyle

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  • Entertainment

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  • Business

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  • Megawide nets P1.4 B in 2013
  • Longer TRO sought on rate hike
  • Technology

  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Tech company: Change passwords or suffer ‘Heartbleed’
  • Filling the digital talent gap
  • SSS to shut down website for Holy Week
  • Another reason to quit social media this Holy Week: your safety
  • Opinion

  • We may never know
  • Couple of things
  • Mommy D’s magic
  • Stop bizarre and bloody Good Friday rituals
  • Holy Week taboos
  • Global Nation

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  • Visa-free travel by Filipinos to Japan still a proposal
  • Visa-free travel to Japan could boost tourism
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