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LTFRB suspends Mayamy bus firm

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Wednesday issued a 30-day preventive suspension against five units of Mayamy Transport, Inquirer Radio 990AM said.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

2 ‘holdup’ men killed on Commonwealth

Two men were killed in a gunfight with lawmen after allegedly robbing jeepney passengers in Quezon City Friday night.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Metro Manila traffic ‘normal’ despite rains


Flow of traffic remained normal in almost all parts of Metro Manila despite sudden rains early Sunday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said.

Posted: August 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Commonwealth Avenue partly closed on Monday


The Quezon City Police District has released a traffic rerouting plan for Commonwealth Avenue and adjacent roads for President Benigno Aquino’s State of the Nation Address on Monday.

Posted: July 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Pregnant teen dies after getting run over by SUV


A pregnant teenager was killed after she was ran over by a sports utility vehicle in Quezon City before dawn Monday, police said.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

7 injured in 3-vehicle smashup in Quezon City


Seven people were injured in a three-vehicle smashup involving a tourist bus, a passenger jeepney and a tricycle on Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Protest stops demolition of Adventist property


Protesting residents and churchgoers in Barangay Commonwealth, Quezon City, forced the city government on Monday to stop demolishing a portion of a compound occupied by the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Posted: May 1st, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

5 killed in Quezon City gunfight between cops and robbers


Three robbers were killed in gunfights with policemen late Friday afternoon in Quezon City in which one of the officers and a jeepney driver also died. Two other hoods managed to escape.

Posted: April 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Commonwealth urged to tackle homophobic laws

Commonwealth countries will be urged to repeal homophobic laws at a leaders’ summit this week in a bid to stamp out the deadly spread of HIV, the virus which causes AIDS.

Posted: October 25th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bus driver’s flight to Manila delayed


MANILA, Philippines—The flight that would take Daniel Espinosa, the driver of the bus that killed journalist-professor Lourdes “Chit” Estella-Simbulan, from Davao to Manila was delayed. PAL flight PR 812 was supposed to arrive at 1:40 p.m. Friday at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2. However, the plane was reportedly having engine trouble and has [...]

Posted: May 20th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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  2. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  6. DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others
  7. Cardinal Tagle to faithful: Join politics to clean it
  8. Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents
  9. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  10. DOJ orders arrest of Cedric Lee
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  7. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  8. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  9. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  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. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  5. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  6. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  7. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  8. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  9. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  10. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct


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  • Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine
  • Philippine eagle rescued by Army turned over to DENR
  • Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers
  • Sports

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  • Nadal passes clay landmark with 300th victory
  • Wawrinka waltzes through with Monte Carlo walkover
  • Power Pinays smash India in Asian Women’s Club volleyball opener
  • PH youth boxers off to stumbling start in AIBA World tilt
  • Lifestyle

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  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
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  • Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
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  • Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler
  • American rapper cuts own penis, jumps off building
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  • ‘Chinese Twitter’ firm Weibo to go public in US
  • World stocks subdued, Nikkei flat on profit taking
  • Asia stocks fail to match Wall Street gains
  • Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work
  • Technology

  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  • DOF: Tagaytay, QC best at handling funds
  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Opinion

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  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Malaysia quarantines 64 villagers over MERS virus
  • DFA: 2 Filipinos survive Korean ferry disaster
  • PH asks airline passengers to check for MERS
  • Syria most dangerous country for journalists, PH 3rd—watchdog
  • Japan says visa-free entry still a plan
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