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DENR tells LGU to turn over crocodile to care facility

The Malaysian false gavial female crocodile which was killed during reproduction at a zoo in Amsterdam. AFP

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) provincial office in Kidapawan City has called on the local government here to turn over the freshwater crocodile that was accidentally trapped by a group of fishermen near the Liguasan Marsh on Saturday afternoon.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

LGUs topped complaints list at Ombudsman in 2013–report

Office of the Ombudsman  PHOTO FROM http://www.ombudsman.gov.ph/

Local government units topped the list of government agencies with the most number of complaints filed with the Office of the Ombudsman, according to a report.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Only 11 mayors submitted ‘Yolanda’ rehab plans–Lacson

Only 11 mayors have submitted master plans to rebuild towns and cities that were hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda, Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Panfilo Lacson said.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Pimentel seeks LGUs share in Customs revenue

Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Give local governments a share from customs revenue and the national government will have active partners all over the 7,100-island archipelago in the campaign against smuggling.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

LGUs not required to adopt ATMs for payroll, says DILG


The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) does not require local government units (LGUs) to adopt the automated teller machines (ATM) in disbursing salaries of their employees.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

QC residents trash yearly garbage fee

Mayor Herbert Bautista  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Is the Quezon City government in need of additional revenues that it has to charge homeowners a garbage fee?

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Tourism back in business in Palawan, Boracay


The tourism industry in Palawan and Aklan has bounced back from the destruction wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” nearly a month after the monster typhoon thumped the two provinces and other areas in the Visayas, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas said yesterday.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

LGUs commit funds for relief, rehab operations


An unprecedented disaster needs an unprecedented response. And local government units have done just that through several joint initiatives, among them committing their calamity funds for the relief and rehabilitation of towns and cities hardest hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Eastern Visayas and adopting the storm-battered barangays as they get back on their feet.

Posted: November 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Metro ready for Big One? Survey pushed

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ONLY people not concerned about their safety would ignore the sign posted by the Quezon City government at its boundary with Rodriguez, Rizal province, which asks residents to move out of the area since it is near the West Valley Fault.  ROMY HOMILLADA

Will buildings and houses in the metropolis withstand the “Big One?”

Posted: October 24th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Comelec to local execs: Don’t campaign for village bets in ‘non-partisan’ polls

Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes: No basis. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has warned local government officials against refraining from endorsing candidates in the coming barangay elections, citing the Oct. 28 polls’ “nonpartisan” nature.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bohol mayor drives out Red Cross team

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Insisting that the municipality should handle the distribution of relief to earthquake survivors, Maribojoc, Bohol, Mayor Leoncio Evasco Jr. has told volunteers of the Philippine Red Cross to leave after they refused to hand over their items.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Skyway operator, LGUs tackle traffic problems

In the past months, the traffic situation in most areas in Metro Manila, especially on major thoroughfares, has worsened partly due to inclement weather.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

QC Hall employees, elected officials may avail of loans from Landbank

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista FILE PHOTO

The Quezon City council has allowed Mayor Herbert Bautista to enter into an agreement with the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) that would enable thousands of city hall employees, including elected officials and their appointees, to avail of livelihood loans at low interest rates and spare them from resorting to the “5-6” or usurious lending system.

Posted: September 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  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


  • 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  • PNP chief on plunder raps: ‘Amateurish’
  • Makati readies 12-month traffic plan for Skyway 3
  • Heard on Radyo Inquirer 990AM
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  • Sports

  • Mixers trim Aces, force do-or-die tiff
  • Donaire junks Garcia as coach, taps father
  • ’Bye Ginebra: No heavy heart this time
  • UAAP board tackles new rules
  • Baguio climb to decide Le Tour de Filipinas
  • Lifestyle

  • Entering the monkhood a rite of passage
  • Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  • Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment
  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • In love … with acting
  • From prison to the peak of success
  • ‘Asedillo’ location thrives
  • Business

  • PH banks not ready for Asean integration
  • Stocks down on profit-taking
  • Banks allowed to use ‘cloud’
  • SMIC to issue P15-B bonds
  • Honda upgrades PH plant
  • Technology

  • ‘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
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • 19 Ukrainians, Russians, Filipinas rescued in bar raid
  • Filipinos coming home from Mideast must obtain MERS clearance – DOH
  • US Secret Service in Manila ahead of Obama visit
  • Palace thanks Estrada for successful HK mission
  • Hong Kong accepts PH apology; sanctions also lifted
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