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Stray bullet kills 3-month-old boy


A three month-old baby was killed while another child was injured by stray bullets as Ilocos Region welcomed the New Year, police said.

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ex-NBI chief back as crime fighter

NBI Director Nonnatus Rojas. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Former National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) chief Nonnatus Rojas is back to fight crime and bring justice to those seeking it.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

70,000 people affected by typhoon Odette, southwest monsoon—NDRRMC

Project Noah MTSAT image, September 24, 2013, 3:32 PM. Screengrab from http://noah.dost.gov.ph/

At least 70,000 persons were affected from the heavy rains spawned by typhoon Odette (international name Usagi) last week and the southwest monsoon early this week, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

18 major roads in Luzon damaged in wake of storm


At least 18 major roads in four Luzon regions that were damaged by floods triggered by torrential rains are still closed to traffic, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways.

Posted: August 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Legendary Paoay Lake comes alive

ONCE teeming with fish cages and faced with a pollution problem, Paoay Lake in Ilocos Norte is now a water sports venue attracting local and foreign athletes. AUGUST DELA CRUZ

Unknown to many, the serene Paoay Lake, known for its legendary past, had been blighted by wastes coming from fish cages resulting in high E. coli bacteria contamination for years.

Posted: February 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Storm signals up in Northern Luzon


Storm warning signals have been raised in several provinces of Northern Luzon as “Dindo” intensifies further into a tropical storm and shift its direction towards Batanes Province.

Posted: June 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ilocos’ most wanted falls


The authorities have finally caught up with the most wanted man in the Ilocos region who had been in hiding for 15 years since the murder of a politician in Ilocos Norte, the police Philippine National Police’s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group said Thursday.

Posted: June 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

It’s Chavit Singson against the rest of solid North on sin tax issue


Lawmakers and local government officials from the tobacco-growing Ilocos region used to be a solid bloc on tax issues until Ilocos Sur Governor Luis “Chavit” Singson revealed that he was supporting the government’s move to increase taxes on cigarettes after decades of blocking higher taxes.

Posted: March 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fishkill strikes Anda, Bolinao in Pangasinan


DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan, Philippines—Fishkill struck the Kakiputan Channel in Bolinao and Anda towns in Pangasinan on Sunday and Monday, killing about 70 tons of bangus (milkfish) there, an official of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in the Ilocos region said on Monday. Nestor Domenden, BFAR regional director, said the sudden change in temperature [...]

Posted: May 31st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

  1. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  5. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  6. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  7. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  8. Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna
  9. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  10. Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  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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  • Luisita farmers storm DAR compound
  • Trillanes, Ejercito confident they are not in Napoles’ list
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  • Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1
  • Phelps having fun in his return to swimming
  • Murray breaks down in tears at Scottish ceremony
  • Lifestyle

  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  • Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  • Entertainment

  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • Business

  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Cost-recovery provisions for affected gencos urged
  • This time, BIR goes after florists
  • Technology

  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
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  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
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  • Respite
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  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos in Middle East urged to get clearance before returning
  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
  • Obama arrives in Tokyo, first stop of 4-nation tour
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