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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 »

14-year-old boy dies in boxing at town feast

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A 14-year-old boy died after getting knocked out in a boxing match during a town fiesta in San Isidro town, Davao del Norte province, on Thursday, officials on Friday said.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »


Around 200 families lost their homes in a fire that hit Tondo, Manila, on Sunday morning. According to the report of arson investigator SFO3 Emmanuel Gaspar, the fire originated from a four-story house owned by Gina Miralles at 1320 CP Garcia St. No fatality or injury was reported during the blaze which started at 12:44 a.m. and reached Task Force Alpha in 20 minutes.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »