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Slain trader’s family gives Christmas gifts to kids in his memory

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THE CHRISTMAS tradition of “lubenas” or procession of saints lit by lanterns has enjoyed a revival in Angeles City. E.I. REYMOND T. OREJAS/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

The family of a murdered businessman, whose killers were sentenced to life imprisonment last Monday, celebrated their Christmas by giving gift baskets to more than a thousand children.

Posted: December 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Citra’s ‘Pamasko ni Santiago’ marks Year 4

Metro Manila Skyway Project developer, Citra Metro Manila Tollways Corp., together with its partner, St. James Renewal Movement (SJRM) of Alabang, distributed hundreds of bags of grocery items and other staples on Dec. 14 to more than 350 families in Sitio (settlement) Espeleta, a depressed community in Muntinlupa City.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Christmas hardly felt in typhoon-hit areas as residents look for safe ground

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Residents search for victims of Tuesday's flash flood caused by Typhoon Bopha at New Bataan township, Compostela Valley in southern Philippines Thursday Dec. 6, 2012. The powerful typhoon that washed away emergency shelters, a military camp and possibly entire families in the southern Philippines has killed hundreds of people with nearly 400 missing, authorities said Thursday. AP/Bullit Marquez

Still grappling with the shock and horror over the devastation wrought by typhoon Pablo, people here greet Christmas with a deep feeling of mourning, foregoing parties and ostentatious celebrations to sympathize with those who lost their loved ones to the typhoon.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Pre-Christmas gift-giving launched

TABANG Sugbu Karon, one of Cebu City’s charity organizations, will hold a pre-Christmas gift-giving and feeding outreach mission at the Alaska-Mambaling Elementary School on Dec. 8 at 7 a.m.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Firms pick tab for gov’s gift-giving

The gift-giving mode of Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda had gone full-hilt, with beneficiaries reaching 30,000 through donations that she said came from the private sector.

Posted: December 24th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mandaluyong’s poor folks get Yule gifts from City Hall

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Mandaluyong Mayor Benhur Abalos led on Tuesday a Christmas gift-giving event in his city, giving away 60,000 buckets of goodies to poor residents.

Posted: December 14th, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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