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Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest


Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, so goes a familiar line from a song, and they are a thief’s too as the wife of a former chief of the Philippine National Police has found out.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Tricycle driver hangs self; leaves teenage son

The body of a tricycle driver who tried to kill himself last year was found by his son hanging from a beam in the ceiling of their house in Sta. Cruz, Manila, on Monday morning.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Baby dead in QC fire; Quiapo bridge under watch after blaze


A one-year-old baby was killed after she was left behind when her older siblings fled from their burning house in Quezon City Thursday afternoon.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Hearing-impaired Tondo woman seeks assistance

Evelyn Baira became hearing impaired in 2009 after accidentally damaging her right eardrum while cleaning her ear with a cotton bud stick. She first felt a swelling during the first few days after the accident, until the infection worsened and affected her auditory system.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Airport-bound pot smokers yield bag with 10-kg ‘shabu’


Two men accosted for smoking marijuana near a Manila police station in Binondo ended up being charged for a much more serious offense: Keeping 10 kilograms of “shabu” in a travel bag.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

P118M worth of shabu seized from two marijuana-smoking men


Two Filipino-Chinese men smoking marijuana in a Manila street were arrested Tuesday afternoon while carrying two luggage containing 10 kilos of suspected shabu worth more than P100 million.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

2 men crushed to death by train in Manila

Two men were crushed to death by oncoming trains in separate railroad accidents in Manila.

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

PNR claims right-of-way amid accident that killed man


The Philippine National Railways (PNR) defended on Monday that its train that fatally hit a man had the right-of-way during the incident.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fire hits Manila residential area

Fire Alarm Levels

Firefighters are still trying to extinguish the blaze currently sweeping through a residential area in Sta. Ana, Manila Friday afternoon.

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

DPWH employee killed, robbed inside her house in Manila

A 59-year-old employee of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was killed inside her house by a still unidentified thief who took her wallet and other valuables on Thursday morning in Sta. Mesa, Manila.

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

Maynilad lists villages to go dry during Holy Week

File photo/Profimedia.com, UPPA News

Maynilad on Thursday announced the list of villages where water service will be interrupted during the Holy Week.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Mayor Estrada to ‘Big 3’ oil firms: Submit relocation plans

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As far as Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is concerned, the “Big 3” oil companies should be out of Pandacan by Jan. 31, 2016.

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

Truck helper arrested for rape-slay of 12-year-old


A truck helper suspected of raping and then killing a 12-year-old girl in Tondo, Manila, was arrested by the police on Tuesday morning.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  6. DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others
  7. Cardinal Tagle to faithful: Join politics to clean it
  8. Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents
  9. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  10. DOJ orders arrest of Cedric Lee
  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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  • Obama launches measures to support solar energy in US
  • Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine
  • Philippine eagle rescued by Army turned over to DENR
  • Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers
  • Sports

  • Vietnam says it will not host Asian Games
  • Nadal passes clay landmark with 300th victory
  • Wawrinka waltzes through with Monte Carlo walkover
  • Power Pinays smash India in Asian Women’s Club volleyball opener
  • PH youth boxers off to stumbling start in AIBA World tilt
  • Lifestyle

  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  • Entertainment

  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d’Or
  • Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes
  • Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler
  • American rapper cuts own penis, jumps off building
  • Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA
  • Business

  • Total says makes ‘very promising’ oil find off Ivory Coast
  • ‘Chinese Twitter’ firm Weibo to go public in US
  • World stocks subdued, Nikkei flat on profit taking
  • Asia stocks fail to match Wall Street gains
  • Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work
  • Technology

  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  • DOF: Tagaytay, QC best at handling funds
  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • 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

  • Malaysia quarantines 64 villagers over MERS virus
  • DFA: 2 Filipinos survive Korean ferry disaster
  • PH asks airline passengers to check for MERS
  • Syria most dangerous country for journalists, PH 3rd—watchdog
  • Japan says visa-free entry still a plan
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