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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. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Massive infra spending set
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  8. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  9. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  7. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  8. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  9. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  5. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  6. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  7. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  8. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  9. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  10. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct


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  • Lifestyle

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  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
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  • Entertainment

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  • Whoopi Goldberg debuts as marijuana columnist
  • ‘X-men’ director accused of sex assault on teen boy
  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d’Or
  • Business

  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Oil prices mixed ahead of long Easter weekend
  • Technology

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  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

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  • San Francisco business coalition slams proposed tax on sugary drinks
  • A ‘time-travel’ production of ‘Les Miserable’ at Stanford
  • Filipina Maryknoll sister honored for years of service
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