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2 teenagers killed in Aklan town shooting


Two teenaged girls died and six other persons were wounded in a shooting incident Monday evening on the eve of the town fiesta in Libacao, Aklan.

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Valenzuela mulls law vs wearing skimpy clothes, sexy dancing by kids in shows

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Making children wear and dance suggestively in public shows and contests, and keeping them on the streets after curfew because of such events may get show organizers jailed and fined in Valenzuela City soon.

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

Town drops, fiesta plans


There won’t be a colorful street dance parade and beauty pageants when this town celebrates its founding anniversary next week.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Safety goes with devotion in Bocaue fluvial parade

BACK AFTER 21 YEARS  The Inquirer mascot Guyito rides on the three-story pagoda as it crosses the Bocaue River before the fluvial parade celebrating the Feast of the Mahal na Krus sa Wawa in Bocaue, Bulacan province. The event returns 21 years after a similar pagoda sank, killing 300 devotees.  RICHARD A. REYES

It was no ordinary fiesta in this riverside town in Bulacan province on Sunday. Excitement was palpable as residents, many in their Sunday best, trooped to Bocaue River to relive—or maybe forget—a tragedy that has haunted the town since 1993.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Tacloban plans low-key festivals this weekend


The show must still go on. Thus said city officials about their decision to observe Tacloban City’s annual fiesta with several activities lined up, like a street parade.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »