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2014 year of ‘hard truths’ for British economy – Osborne

George Osborne. AP FILE PHOTO

British finance minister George Osborne will warn that 2014 will be the year of “hard truths” and public spending cuts when he sets out his plans for the year ahead on Monday.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Holidays slow down burial of typhoon victims

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The burial of more than 1,000 corpses in typhoon-ravaged Tacloban City was to have resumed Friday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said, acknowledging that a shortage of technical personnel and the intervening holidays had slowed down the already slow process of identifying decomposing bodies.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Philippine holidays for 2014

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2014 Philippine Holidays

One holiday down, more to go.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

MRT, LRT offer free rides on Rizal Day

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Metro Rail and Light Rail Transit Systems. FILE PHOTOS

Commuters are in for a treat on Rizal Day with both the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and the Light Rail Transit (LRT) lines offering free rides.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

DOH bares ‘most dangerous’ fireworks areas

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The Department of Health (DOH) identified on Saturday the “most dangerous” areas in Metro Manila that had the most number of fireworks injuries.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fireworks injure 160 as Philippines readies for New Year

Cirenia Ybañez, a 52-year old firecracker seller for 12 years in Babag, Lapu-Lapu talks about the firecrackers she sells along the Opon-Airport-Sangri Road. Different types of the firecrackers behind her are Judas Belt, and 'Rambo'. CDN

More than 160 people have been injured by fireworks in the Philippines as they prepared to welcome the New Year, the government said Saturday.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Mr. Choi’s festive dishes for the holidays

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CHOI City Seafood Restaurant in Banilad Town Center never fails to surprise diners. The Cantonese culinary team in Cebu City led by Executive Chef Siu Bing Keung has always something new to offer to pamper discerning palates, especially this holiday season.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Manila police test ‘Napoles,’ ‘Yolanda’ firecrackers

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Members of the Manila Police District Bomb Squad prepare to set off a “Yolanda” firecracker to show its destructive effects on life and property. ALEXIS CORPUZ

Loud explosions rocked Quirino Grandstand at Rizal Park Friday morning as officers of the Manila Police District (MPD) set off some of the most powerful illegal firecrackers being sold on the sly just days before the New Year’s Eve celebration.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Davao plans bid for record for most ‘torotot’ blowers

Cebu Daily News file photo

This city, known for a successful ban on firecrackers that has been in place for 11 years now, is not going to be silent on New Year’s Day.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Baguio gift-giving tradition won’t fade after 40 years

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Former Councilor Narciso Padilla, wearing a Santa Claus suit, brings joy to Christmas baby Dines Basconcillo Jr. on Dec. 26. Padilla helped found the Silahis ng Pasko program, which turned 40 years old in 2013. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Wearing a worn-out Santa Claus outfit, former Councilor Narciso Padilla handed out lollipops to street kids on Christmas Day before he proceeded alone to the closest hospital to visit newborn babies.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

The man who invented Christmas

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Iregularly receive by e-mail from Alexander Green his writings on Spiritual Wealth. On Dec. 16, 2011, he wrote about the man who invented Christmas. Alexander Green is the investment director of The Oxford Club. Agreeing with Green that “this is a story that deserves to be widely known,” I am now sharing with you what he wrote. It went this way:

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

Metro police pulling out of Zamboanga City

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National Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO) chief Carmelo Valmoria said their augmentation team will be pulling out of Zamboanga City, almost four months after a standoff ensued between government forces and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), according to an Inquirer Radio 990AM report on Wednesday.

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

Pope ushers in his first Christmas at Vatican

Pope Francis carries a statue of baby Jesus as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope Francis has ushered in his first Christmas as pontiff, likening Jesus’ birth to a burst of light on the sometimes dark moments of human history, marked by pride and ambition.

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

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  4. Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  5. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
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  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
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  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
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  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
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  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
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