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Manila, other megacities play key role in climate change mitigation – Paje


Megacities like Metro Manila play a pivotal role in how the world can mitigate and adapt to climate change, Environment Secretary Ramon Paje said on Tuesday, Earth Day.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Monday hot, but hotter days still ahead–Pagasa

COOL KIDS. Children enjoy a dip in an inflated pool on Road 10 in Navotas City. The hottest day of the month was recorded in Metro Manila on Monday at 35.6 degrees Celsius around 3 p.m. ARNOLD ALMACEN

If you felt it was too hot on Monday, it really was. The weather bureau recorded the highest temperatures for the month in Luzon on Monday, saying hotter days may be ahead.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Exodus of Manila-bound Lenten vacationers begins


On Black Saturday, the exodus of vacationers has begun.

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

Traffic from provinces to Manila light on Black Saturday


Black Saturday may be the best time for holidaymakers from provinces to go back to Metro Manila as traffic along the expressways remains light.

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

100 families left homeless in Quezon City fire

WHERE THERE’S SMOKE, THERE’S FIRE. Smoke billows from Socorro Village in Cubao, Quezon City after a fire broke out Friday morning. Firemen put out the blaze at 11:45 a.m. KAREN BONCOCAN, INQUIRER.net

At least 100 families were left homeless after a fire hit a village in Quezon city on Maundy Thursday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said.

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

Maynilad’s list of villages to go dry on Holy Week


The Maynilad Water Services has released its complete list of villages that will have water interruption this Holy Week.

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

MRT breakdowns: Let me count those days


For the commuters of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3, patience is a virtue.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MMDA delays Edsa repairs by 16 hours


The repair and concrete reblocking of 94 sections on the whole stretch of Edsa will start at 2 p.m. on Holy Wednesday instead of at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

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

DPWH: Repair of 94 sections on Edsa to start on Holy Tuesday


With the repair and concrete reblocking of at least 94 sections of Edsa set to start on Holy Tuesday, expect traffic to be heavy on the country’s busiest thoroughfare even during Holy Week.

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

Maynilad to ration hospital water; Lent going dry in Metro, Cavite

Maynilad Water Services said it would conduct “24/7 water rationing” in hospitals in Metro Manila as well as in cities and towns in Cavite province, as the company advised customers to prepare for up to three days of water service interruption in the coming Holy Week.

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

Temperatures to hit up to 37 degrees


Temperatures could reach up to 37 degrees Celsius in Tuguegarao City and up to 35 degrees Celsius in Metro Manila on Friday as summer in the country heats up.

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

Metro Manila water supply from Angat Dam reduced

Metro Manila’s share of the water coming from Angat Dam in Norzagaray, Bulacan, has been reduced since the start of summer, a National Power Corp. (Napocor) official said.

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

Did you know: Top 5 industries in NCR

According to data from the Department of Labor and Employment, the Top 5 industries that were key employment generators in the National Capital Region from 2006 to 2011 were Real Estate, Renting and Business Activities; Wholesale Retail and Trade; Construction; Hotels and Restaurants; and Public Administration.—Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | 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


  • What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  • Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  • 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  • Napoles surgery in Makati hospital successful
  • Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  • Sports

  • Mixers trim Aces; Painters repulse Bolts
  • 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

  • The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  • Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  • Visiting chefs from Denmark get creative with ‘ube,’ ‘ buko,’ ‘calamansi,’ mangoes
  • Salted baked potatoes
  • A first in a mall: Authentic Greek yogurt–made fresh in front of diners
  • 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

  • This time, BIR goes after florists
  • Philippine Airlines to stop shipment of shark fins
  • PH banks not ready for Asean integration
  • Stocks down on profit-taking
  • Banks allowed to use ‘cloud’
  • 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

  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
  • Obama arrives in Tokyo, first stop of 4-nation tour
  • Believe it or not: Filipinos love US more than Yanks
  • Marketplace