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Philippine eagle rescued by Army turned over to DENR

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The Army's 8th Infantry Division based in Samar turned over the Philippine hawk eagle to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources on Tuesday, April 15, after taking care of it for four months. /ARMY 8ID

A rare Philippine hawk eagle that was rescued by the Philippine Army in Samar was turned over to the regional office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Drilon, Nancy Binay urge Filipinos to strengthen faith

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Senate President Franklin Drilon and Senator Nancy Binay INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Nancy Binay is urging all Filipinos to strengthen their faith this Holy Week so that “true reconciliation” and “redemption” will be achieved.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ toll now at 6,300 – NDRRMC

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Deaths from Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) increased to 6,300, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Thursday.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

How other faiths observe Holy Week

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The annual commemoration of Holy Week—marking the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, which begins on Palm Sunday, climaxes on Jesus’ crucifixion on Good Friday and culminates in the joyful celebration on Easter Sunday of the Resurrection—and its pious customs observed in Roman Catholic tradition also find expression in the mainstream Protestant denominations and evangelical churches. What follows is an informal survey of what Holy Week observances are followed by other faiths.

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

DOH issues official statement on confirmed case of MERS-CoV

Saudi medical staff leave the emergency department at a hospital in the center of the Saudi capital Riyadh on April 8, 2014. The health ministry reported four more MERS cases in Jeddah, two of them among health workers, prompting authorities to close the emergency department at the city's King Fahd Hospital. AFP PHOTO/FAYEZ NURELDINE

“An OFW who had contact with the OFW who died of MERS-CoV in United Arab Emirates arrived in the country yesterday (Tuesday). He tested positive on the nose swab examination in UAE but completely no symptoms. The Embassy of the Philippines in UAE informed DOH and DFA immediately of the results.

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

Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents

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Senator Jose "Jinggoy" Estrada INQUIRER.net

The Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) has denied motions from Senator Jinggoy Estrada and Lucila “Gigi’’ Reyes for access to evidence and statements submitted by other respondents in the plunder case filed by the National Bureau of Investigation in connection with the P10-billion pork barrel scam, according to official documents obtained by Inquirer.

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

Military denies attacking MILF in Basilan

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines said Wednesday its troops were targeting Abu Sayyaf terrorist group leader Furuji Indama and not the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in an ongoing military operation in Basilan province that has left two soldiers and 18 other persons dead, including four MILF fighters.

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

Aquino awaits AFP recommendation on NPA ceasefire

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President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday said he is relying on the recommendation of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) if they will declare a ceasefire with the New People’s Army (NPA) in time for Holy Week.

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

DOJ orders arrest of Cedric Lee

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Cedric Lee. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila De Lima ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to serve the arrest warrant on Cedric Lee and his co-accused in the mauling of actor/host Vhong Navarro.

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

Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano

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Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Instead of defending Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares, Malacañang should reprimand her for “publicly flashing” world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s tax records, a senator said on Wednesday

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

AFP denies hand in disappearance of Tiamzon’s gardener

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Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army chief Benito Tiamzon (left) and his wife, Wilma (right).  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The military in the Visayas denied on Wednesday the accusation of human rights group Karapatan that its forces were responsible for the missing companion of the arrested top communist leaders Benito and Wilma Tiamzon.

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

PH gov’t to verify MILF presence in Basilan clash

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Members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front  AP FILE PHOTO

The Philippine government on Wednesday said it would have to check if members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) were mistakenly killed in a military operation against the Abu Sayyaf last week.

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

Aquino, DOTC execs to inspect transport hubs Wednesday

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The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is set to conduct inspections of transportation hubs with President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday ahead of the expected exodus of people heading back to the provinces for the Holy Week.

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

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