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Restoration work in historic Fort Pilar raises furor

WHITE WALLS in Zamboanga City’s Fort Pilar as part of renovation work.         Photos from Facebook account of Councilor Vincent Paul Elago

A project of the National Museum to restore a building at historic Fort Pilar here has raised a furor among netizens, who said the agency had tampered with the way the structure looked.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Did you know: Museo-Biblioteca de Filipinas

The Museo-Biblioteca de Filipinas, considered the precursor of the National Museum, was opened on Oct. 24, 1891, at the Casa de la Moneda on Calle Cabildo in Intramuros. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

23 drug users, dealers arrested in Intramuros raid

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Twenty-three suspected drug users and dealers were arrested during an early-morning drug bust by the Manila Police District in Intramuros, Manila, on Friday.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Abandoned tricycle yields 3 bodies near National Museum


Three heavily tattooed men were shot dead Thursday morning in Manila near the National Museum in what police believe to be a turf war between rival drug groups.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

3 pedicab drivers found shot dead near the National Museum

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The bodies of three “kuliglig” (motorized pedicab) drivers were found stacked on a pedicab before dawn Thursday in Manila.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »