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CBCP vows to uphold sacredness of life

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Archbishop Socrates Villegas. FILE PHOTO

As the country celebrates Easter Sunday, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines is exhorting Filipinos to renew their faith in the doctrine of the resurrection of the body and to be good stewards of health.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Green groups in QC hit council bid to lift incinerator ban

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Quezon City-based environmentalists are up in arms over a local council resolution asking Congress to lift the ban on incinerators to pave the way for the setup of waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities in the city.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

QC dads want ban on incinerators lifted to clear way for waste-to-energy plant

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The Quezon City council has asked Congress to lift the ban on incinerators under the Clean Air Act of 1999 and the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 to pave the way for the setup of a waste-to-energy (WTE) plant in the city, a project discussed by City Hall officials and the group of businessman Manny Pangilinan last year.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Gov’t peace deal with MILF founded on consultations – Ferrer

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Miriam Coronel-Ferrer  File Photo

The ultimate goal of the Philippine government in signing its historic peace deal with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front is to bring peace to the ordinary child in Mindanao, according to government chief negotiator, Miriam Coronel-Ferrer.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

House amending criminal code to make 13-year-old offenders stand trial

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Representative  Niel Tupas Jr. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Children aged 13 who commit serious criminal offenses would have to stand trial under a proposed amendment to the criminal code now being discussed in Congress, according to the House committee on justice which held a public consultation here on Thursday.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Hawaii law lets police have sex with prostitutes

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Honolulu police have urged lawmakers to preserve an exemption in Hawaii law that lets undercover officers have sex with prostitutes during investigations. But they won’t say how often — or even if — they use the provision.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ban on political dynasties in Charter should be self-enforcing—Santiago

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiiago INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Instead of passing a law against political dynasty, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago is proposing a “self-enforcing” prohibition that can be introduced as an amendment to the Constitution.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t ID enough to enjoy seniors’ perks

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Even without the identification (ID) card issued by the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs (Osca), Filipinos aged 60 and above can still avail themselves of privileges, such as the 20-percent discount on medicines, transportation fare and services of hotels and restaurants.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Bill seeks to penalize erring taxi drivers

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A bill penalizing taxi drivers who refuse to transport their passengers to any destination, fail to give exact amount of change, among others, has been filed at the Senate.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

N. Korea to release detained Australian missionary – KCNA

Karen Short, wife of Australian missionary John Short, holds a photo of her husband inside the Christian Book Room in Hong Kong Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. AP

North Korea said Monday it would release and deport a 75-year-old Australian missionary detained since last month for allegedly distributing religious materials.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

CARL extension OK, opines DOJ

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Department of Justice (DOJ) sees no legal or constitutional impediments to moves in the House of Representatives to extend anew the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law (CARL), which is set to expire on June 30.

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

Defiant Ugandan president signs tough anti-gay bill

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni signs a new anti-gay bill that sets harsh penalties for homosexual sex, in Entebbe, Uganda Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.  AP PHOTO/REBECCA VASSIE

Uganda’s president called homosexuals mercenaries and prostitutes Monday as he signed off on one of the world’s toughest anti-gay laws, defying warnings from Western donors.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Uganda’s president to sign anti-gay bill Monday

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni AP FILE PHOTO

Uganda’s president is expected to sign a controversial anti-gay bill that allows harsh penalties for homosexual offenses.

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

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  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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  • BSP to change tint of P100 bill
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  • Vatican announces hashtag for April 27 canonizations
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  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
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  • Corruption not invincible after all
  • Editorial Cartoon, April 25, 2014
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