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Grace Poe remembers dad on 75th birthday

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Senator Grace Poe quietly commemorated the 75th birthday of her father Fernando Poe Jr.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Did you know: Fernando Poe Jr.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FPJ  A worker at Mowelfund Plaza in Quezon City prepares a figurine of the late movie legend and 2004 presidential candidate Fernando Poe Jr. for his 75th birth anniversary Wednesday. LYN RILLON

Today, Aug. 20, is the 75th birth anniversary of National Artist for Film Ronald Allan Poe, more popularly known as Fernando Poe Jr. Born in 1939 in Manila, the “King of Philippine Cinema” was known for his roles in iconic films including the “Panday” series, which made him a legend in the local film industry. On July 20, 2012, President Aquino signed Proclamation No. 435 confirming his posthumous declaration as a National Artist as conferred in Proclamation No. 1069 dated May 23, 2006. Poe died on Dec. 14, 2004.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

QC public school soon to be renamed ‘Fernando Poe Jr Elementary School’

Payatas Elementary School in Quezon city. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A public school in Quezon City may soon be named after the late movie icon and 2004 presidential candidate Fernando Poe Jr.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Who can we trust now?


It’s understandable that Sen. Grace Poe used the Senate floor to denounce the electoral fraud during the 2004 presidential election which supposedly made President Gloria win over close rival Fernando Poe Jr., the senator’s father.

Posted: May 31st, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

History of the Filipino of the Year award

THE WHISTLE-BLOWERS (from left): Mary Ariene Baltazar, Merlina Suñas, Gertrudes Luy, Benhur Luy, Marina Sula and Simonette Briones  ALANAH TORRALBA

The honor first went to chief vulcanologist Raymundo Punongbayan, since passed on, for his heroic and single-handed efforts to save lives and educate Filipinos during the Mt. Pinatubo eruptions.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »