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Expect heavy traffic on SLEx during Holy Week exodus


The operator of the South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) is expecting heavy traffic during the Holy Week exodus, with the number of motorists peaking on Holy Wednesday and Maundy Thursday.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DENR halts Laguna town tree-cutting


An online video of fallen trees has sparked outrage among environmentalists and other netizens over a road-widening project in Los Baños town, Laguna province, which proceeded despite the absence of a tree-cutting permit from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Water project scam: Vice mayor sacked, 5 penalized


The vice mayor of Majayjay, Laguna, was removed from office, while five other officials, including a former mayor, were perpetually disqualified from holding any government position, after they were found guilty of grave misconduct over an anomalous water supply project entered into by the local government two years ago.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mt. Banahaw to remain largely off-limits


A large portion of Mount Banahaw will remain a no-go zone indefinitely, as environment officials study the possibility of expanding the areas covered by the restriction following the March 19 fire that razed 50 hectares of forest.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Senate panel questions PNP’s excessive spending for Napoles detention


The budget of the Philippine National Police (PNP) will be put under scrutiny by the Senate committee on finance over its alleged excessive spending for detained businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Nigerian yields 1.5 kilos of shabu in Laguna drug raid


Police in San Pablo City raided the house of a Nigerian national Wednesday and discovered 1.5 kilos of methamphetamine hydrochloride or “shabu,” a police official said.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Forest fire hits Laguna mountain near Banahaw

laguna map

A forest fire struck Mount Cristobal in Laguna, adjacent to mystical Mount Banahaw, late afternoon Tuesday and raged till dawn Wednesday.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Security preparations underway ahead of Napoles check-up in Camp Crame

Janet-Lim Napoles inside his cell in Fort Sto. Domingo CONTRIBUTED FILE PHOTO/PNP/PIO

Security preparations for the arrival of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles at the Philippine National Police General Hospital for a series of medical tests are now being‎ finalized by the police.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Police officer shot dead in Laguna


A police officer was gunned down in Biñan City, Laguna early Monday morning.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Lawyer rejects call to transfer Napoles to regular jail

Janet Lim-Napoles. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles cannot just be moved from Sta. Rosa, Laguna detention to an ordinary jail, his lawyer Alfredo Villamor said Monday.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PNP starts inspection of police detention cells in wake of torture case

PAIN MACHINE.  Detainees—mostly suspected drug traffickers—are forced to spin this wheel of torture.  For example, “20 seconds Manny Pacman” means 20 seconds of nonstop punches.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/CHR

Lock-up cells and detention facilities in all Philippine National Police offices will have to undergo regular inspections as the police started establishing an inventory and accounting of all prisoners.

Posted: February 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

If asked to appear in Senate, Napoles’ security would cost P120,000—PNP

Janet Lim-Napoles. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

If businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles will be summoned again to appear before the Senate for its ongoing pork barrel scam probe, the police will have to spend P120,000 to ensure her security.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PNP pulls out special cops guarding Napoles in Laguna fort


Members of the Philippine National Police Special Action Forces guarding businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles ‎in Fort Sto. Domingo in Laguna have been pulled out from her detention cell to secure Moro rebels jailed in Bicutan.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Santiago accuses Lacson of fronting for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  2. Name names, Lacson told
  3. Santiago: Enrile, Lacson, Reyes plotting massive psywar operation
  4. Slain officer’s ‘diagram’ rocks PNP
  5. Kris Aquino’s ex- close in security named new Air Force chief
  6. Ex-COA chief nabbed for plunder
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Obama: US will defend Japan vs China
  9. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  10. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  5. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  6. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  7. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  10. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  1. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  2. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  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. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano


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  • Lacson rejects calls to name ‘pork’ execs
  • Obama due in Seoul as North Korea nuclear test fears grow
  • Hold departure order out vs Corona, Singson
  • Malaysia to release MH370 report–PM
  • Sports

  • Michael Phelps loses to Lochte in comeback meet
  • Sharapova advances to Stuttgart quarterfinals
  • Galedo caps ride of redemption
  • Beermen, Express dispute second semis slot today
  • Lady Agilas upset Lady Bulldogs in four sets
  • Lifestyle

  • ‘Recovered’ Banksy works on display ahead of sale
  • Marinduque: Visiting the ‘palm of the ocean’
  • First at Vatican in 60 years
  • How Jing Monis Salon gave Krissy the pixie
  • Want to be a supermodel? Work on your inner beauty, says Joey Espino
  • Entertainment

  • Paul McCartney to play at Candlestick concert
  • Kristoffer Martin: from thug to gay teen
  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Cris Villonco on play adapted from different medium
  • Business

  • PAL hailed for ban on shark fin cargo
  • BSP to change tint of P100 bill
  • Nielsen sees car buying boom in the Philippines
  • How author of best-seller exposed ‘one percent’ economic elite
  • Bangko Sentral readies new bank lending rules
  • Technology

  • Cloud strength helps Microsoft earnings top Street
  • Vatican announces hashtag for April 27 canonizations
  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • Opinion

  • Corruption not invincible after all
  • Editorial Cartoon, April 25, 2014
  • No deal, Janet
  • Like making Al Capone a witness vs his gang
  • MERS-CoV and mothers
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos second-shortest in Southeast Asia
  • China welcomes PH apology
  • Only 4 Etihad passengers not accounted for
  • Abandoned in Malta,15 PH seamen return
  • Senator hopes PH will also get same vow
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