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‘Battle is not over yet,’ say bishops, pro-life groups in Visayas

A Catholic church in Bacolod has cut in half a tarpaulin that tells the faithful whom to vote for and whom to junk in the May senatorial elections (“Team Buhay, Team Patay”). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court ruling that declares the reproductive health law as constitutional has not deterred the spirit of the Visayas-based pro-life advocates who vowed to continue fighting the law, which they have described as “immoral.”

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino lauds women who ‘sparked hope’ in times of disasters

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III lauded the women sector during the International Women’s Day, even as a militant party-list criticized the administration for its “illusions” of women’s welfare in the country.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Meralco, other power firms face SC to defend rate hike


The Manila Electric Company, power suppliers, the government regulators will face the Supreme Court to justify the validity record high P4.15 per kilowatt hour rate increase.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

It’s war against ‘kiddie’ porn

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Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Saturday swore to crack down on online child abuse in the Philippines, now one of the top 10 countries in the world where child cybersex is rampant.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Petilla quit offer scoffed at

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President Aquino with Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Critics see the brouhaha over Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla’s offer to resign as a “self-inflicted wound,” as he never really promised to reenergize all typhoon-ravaged communities in the Visayas by Christmas Eve.

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

Farmers push for bill banning aerial spraying in PH plantations


Environment and small farmers’ groups are rooting for the bill that would effectively ban aerial spraying not only here but also in the entire country once passed in Congress.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Women, kids in danger in evacuation centers–Gabriela

In the crowded condition of evacuation centers, women and children become vulnerable to rape, trafficking, prostitution and other forms of exploitation, the party-list group Gabriela warned on Monday. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

In the crowded condition of evacuation centers, women and children become vulnerable to rape, trafficking, prostitution and other forms of exploitation, the party-list group Gabriela warned on Monday, as it urged the government to speed up the provision of basic social services to counter these risks, especially in areas battered by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawmakers seek end to dynasties

Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares.  INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Militant lawmakers are seeking the passage of a bill banning political dynasties in a continuing bid to challenge the concentration of political power in the hands of a few families.

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Education quality in PH still wanting


Many Philippine universities are suffering in terms of quality and academic reputation because of the less-than-stellar elementary and high school education they provide, according to Gabriela Rep. Luz Ilagan.

Posted: June 15th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Airline crew good only at dancing


A Catholic priest, who’s supposed to be more understanding of ordinary mortals’ shortcomings, is very angry at Cebu Pacific Air because of its inefficiency in handling passengers on its plane that met an accident at the Davao airport recently.

Posted: June 5th, 2013 in Featured Columns,On Target | Read More »

Party list Gabriela vows to step it up


Representatives of the women’s party-list group Gabriela thanked their supporters for their victory in the recent elections and pledged to step up their advocacy of women’s rights, as well as those of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Filipinos in Congress.

Posted: May 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

14 party-lists win seats


A controversial group representing overseas Filipino workers (OFW) and another formed by former military mutineers on Friday made it to the first batch of winners of the party-list election.

Posted: May 25th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Heard on Radyo Inquirer 990AM

(President) Benigno Aquino III has become a shameless spokesperson and defender of other countries. He abandoned our own sovereignty with policies that favor foreign governments –Joms Salvador, secretary general of Gabriela, at a protest rally outside Malacañang on Thursday criticizing the President’s handling of the Sabah crisis.

Posted: March 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

  1. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  4. SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams
  5. Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties
  6. Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers
  7. Collector Danny Garcia says Inquirer worth more than news
  8. Meteor shower to light up PH skies
  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Healing priest invites political leaders to join ‘prayer for nation’
  • Tagle: Christ’s resurrection a message of hope to faithful
  • Aquino vows to intensify anti-corruption drive further
  • Unease in Vatican over cardinal’s luxury flat—report
  • Nepal calls off search for missing guides on Everest—official
  • Sports

  • Rain or Shine grabs No.4, sends Ginebra to 8th
  • Red-hot Alaska rips injury-depleted San Mig Coffee
  • Pacquiao courtesy call to Aquino set for Monday
  • Nick Calathes suspension a reminder of supplement risk
  • Teague scores 28 as Hawks soar past Pacers in Game 1
  • Lifestyle

  • Angono petroglyphs in danger of disappearing
  • Britain’s baby Prince George visits Australian zoo
  • Noli Yamsuan, Cardinal Sin’s ‘official’ photographer: ‘I could smell the aftershave lotion of the Pope’
  • Simplifying and lightening life
  • Where to go for Easter night-out
  • Entertainment

  • Show-biz celebrities’ other choices of summer getaway
  • Why ‘Noah’ can’t dock his ark at Philippine theaters
  • Acclaimed artist goes wild while on holiday
  • Believing in this mermaid
  • Missing Xian
  • Business

  • Supper power
  • Condo unit sales boosted Shang Properties earnings
  • ERC mulls over WESM price cap for May, June
  • Whatever happened to the ubiquitous pagers?
  • Huge 2013 net profits seen difficult to surpass in 2014
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Epiphany
  • Unpaid creditor vs distressed debtor
  • Moving on
  • From culinary desert to paradise
  • Response to China: ‘Usjaphil’
  • Global Nation

  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
  • Aquino, Obama to tackle US pivot to Asia during state visit
  • Asia seeks Obama’s assurance in territorial spats
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