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Maundy Thursday trekkers to Antipolo warned against ‘alay kalat’

Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage. NOY MORCOSO lll/INQUIRER.net

Catholic devotees joining the yearly penitential walk to Antipolo City on Maundy Thursday are urged to keep their routes trash-free, pollution watchdog EcoWaste Coalition said on Tuesday.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Number coding lifted on Wednesday


‎As the country celebrates the “Araw ng Kagitingan,” a national holiday, authorities said the number-coding scheme for motorists will be lifted tomorrow, Wednesday.

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

NCRPO extends full alert status until January 9


Metro Manila police will maintain the full alert status, which took effect early December, until the Black Nazarene procession on January 9.

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

LRT, MRT shorten operating hours

Metro Rail and Light Rail Transit Systems. FILE PHOTOS

With few commuters expected to ride trains on New Year’s eve, Light Rail and Metro Rail Transits will shorten their operation hours on Tuesday.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Northbound? Prepare for bottlenecks, heavy traffic

TARLAC CITY, Philippines—While the trip from Metro Manila to Tarlac province through the three major expressways in the north is a breeze, travelers will take a longer time on the road as soon as they exit the newly opened interchange of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEx) in Paniqui town, Tarlac province.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

22 hurt by firecrackers, 3 by stray bullets

Two persons were hit by stray bullets while 19 others suffered various injuries caused by firecracker explosions in Cebu and the Visayas over the Christmas holiday.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Toll lane at SLEx San Pedro undergoes rehab

The 500-meter San Pedro section of South Luzon Expressway’s (SLEx) inner lane is currently undergoing rehabilitation, but work will be suspended from Dec. 15 until Jan. 15, 2014, in view of the Christmas holiday rush.

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Aquino honors Bonifacio heroism

Photo from www.gov.ph/bonifacio-150/

Annually, a national holiday commemorating the birth Andres Bonifacio is being observed. But for this year, President Benigno Aquino III made “honor and heroism” synonymous to the leader of the Philippine revolution

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Disney to spread holiday cheer in Manila


Disney characters will stage a spectacular “Disney on Ice show” this holiday season in Manila.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Amid protests, US retailers open on Thanksgiving

An employee looks on as two customers deliberate over an Xbox One at the Times Square Toys R' Us, in New York. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the year's biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. Photo / AP

The US holiday shopping season started even earlier Thursday, as more than a dozen major retailers opened on the Thanksgiving holiday despite protests from workers.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

All Saints’ Day 2013 ‘generally peaceful’—police

Filipinos head towards cemeteries to honour the dead on All Saint's Day in Manila on November 1, 2013. AFP

The commemoration of All Saint’s Day on Friday in Metro Manila was generally peaceful, police said.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Over 7,000 visit dead in Marikina cemetery—police


An estimated 7,500 people have gone to Loyola Memorial Park in Marikina City to pay their respects to their dead on the annual All Saints’ Day, police said Friday.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Millions honor the dead on All Saints’ Day in Philippines


Millions across the Catholic Philippines trooped to cemeteries to honor their dead in typically festive fashion on All Saints’ Day Friday, ignoring appeals from the Church to keep the day solemn.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  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. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
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  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
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  • Global Nation

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  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
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