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Robredo’s ‘tsinelas leadership’ remembered

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‘TSINELAS’ SHOWS THE WAY Some 5,000 students, employees, friends and relatives of former Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo join the 4-kilometer Tsinelas Walk in Naga City on his second death anniversary on Monday. Led by Robredo’s widow, Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo (third from left), the
“walkathon” highlighted the former Naga mayor’s favorite footwear that, people said, showed how ready he was to get his feet wet while doing his job. ALLAN REY CAMATA/CONTRIBUTOR

Call it following in his footsteps, a tribute to the man whom many extol for his “tsinelas (slipper) leadership.”

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions,Regions | Read More »

‘Wild West’ Masbate’s pristine marine gems

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SHADE OF MANGROVE ‘PARASOL’.   Boys enjoy the shade of a mangrove species in the coastal waters of Puro-Sinalikway in Barangay Nursery in Masbate City. Mangroves serve as storm protection to coastal communities and as nurseries to many marine species. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

There’s a way to tame the rowdy rodeo experience that Masbate is known for: Just add crystalline water, hectares of coral reefs and an islet paradise.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Masbate keeps rodeo hopes alive

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With both feet grounded on the small view deck put up at the rodeo arena in Masbate City, Leo Gozum scanned the rectangle of dusty soil where local cowboys would be competing for the glory of victory in this year’s Rodeo Masbateño.

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

Sunflowers bloom in Ligao

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SUNFLOWER DANCERS Clad in colorful costumes, street dancers perform during the first Sunflower Festival in Ligao City in Albay. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA

Once a farming town, Ligao in Albay province launched its first “Sunflower” Festival to commemorate 13 years of cityhood.

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

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Health Secretary Enrique Ona on Monday expressed optimism that government hospitals will become self-sustaining as the Aquino administration pushes for more Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) enrollments particularly for the poorest of the poor.

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

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