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Mindanao Muslims seek gov’t help to preserve 634-year-old mosque in Tawi-Tawi

Tubig Indangan, Simunul Tawi-Tawi

Through the help of residents here, the Sheikh Karimul Makhdum mosque, the oldest historical and religious landmark in the country, was able to survive the elements for more than 600 years.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Pia Cayetano: For Torre de Manila builder, it’s we who must adjust

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RIZAL IN CONDO’S SHADOW  The construction of the Torre de Manila, which mars the view of the Rizal Monument in Manila,  continues despite calls from various groups to stop the building.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / EDWIN BACASMAS

Sen. Pia Cayetano branded as an insult to Filipinos the position taken by the developer of the controversial Torre de Manila, which on Tuesday defended the rising 49-storey condominium project against critics who said it would ruin the view of Rizal Monument.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

No more malls, TV shows in QC pupils’ itinerary

No more school field trips to swimming pools, amusement parks or TV variety shows for Quezon City elementary pupils.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

New Rizal Park garden especially for seniors

A SPACE for slowing down time awaits senior citizens at Rizal Park.

A part of Rizal Park in Manila has been set aside for the exclusive use of the elderly to give them a place where they can feel right at home for a relaxing and gratifying park experience.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

For art’s sake: Estrada suspends demolition as Italians plead

“THE FURIES” or what’s left of it (left) is losing its place of prominence in a city that apparently needs a refresher course on art appreciation, where officials even allowed an electric post to ruin the view on San Marcelino Street, Ermita, Manila. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

The city government of Manila has temporarily suspended the demolition of the old Meralco building in Ermita after the Italian Embassy wrote regarding the fate of the artwork on the structure’s facade, a 9.5-meter bas-relief by Italian sculptor Francesco Riccardo Monti.

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »