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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

INQUIRER file photo

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 »

Heard on Radio Inquirer 990AM: Manila Water exec on water supply for Metro

Yes, we believe that water elevation in La Mesa Dam is decreasing at a much faster rate but we also believe that the Manila Waterworks and Sewerage System has its own contingency plan to keep the water supply normal for Metro Manila.–Jeric Sevilla, Manila Water corporate communications head

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 »

  1. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  4. SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams
  5. Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties
  6. Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers
  7. Collector Danny Garcia says Inquirer worth more than news
  8. Meteor shower to light up PH skies
  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  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. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service
  • Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  • Ancient enigmatic carvings in danger of disappearing
  • Tagle: Hope comes with warning on Easter
  • New plant to boost supply of clean energy
  • Sports

  • Goodbye MGM, Las Vegas for Pacquiao?
  • Rain or Shine drops Ginebra in big hole
  • Ateneo whips CSB; Davao debuts with win over FEU
  • PH pug Hipolito Banal decisions Colombian in Aiba
  • Former Pacquiao sparmate Porter keeps IBF title
  • Lifestyle

  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Korean animation comes of age
  • Entertainment

  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • Unmerry mix of attention-calling moves on ‘Mini-Me’ TV tilts
  • Persistence pays off for The 1975
  • Special section in LA fest for Filipino films
  • Business

  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Golden Week
  • Bourse to woo Cebu stock mart investors
  • Supper power
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
  • Aquino, Obama to tackle US pivot to Asia during state visit
  • Marketplace