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Governor Umali to Aquino: I didn’t block Delfin Lee’s arrest

Delfin Lee. Photo from PNP PIO

Malacañang on Sunday said Liberal Party ally and Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso “Boy” Umali already explained his actions to President Benigno Aquino III after news came out of his alleged interference in the arrest of Delfin Lee.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Kerry: terrorists can run, but can’t hide

US Secretary of State John Kerry.  AP FILE PHOTO

US Secretary of State John Kerry says terrorists “can run but they can’t hide.”

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Gonzales disputes Estrada’s bombshell

House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II on Wednesday slammed Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada for dragging his name into the pork barrel fund scandal.

Posted: September 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Napoles seeks postponement of Sept. 9 arraignment


Alleged pork barrel mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles asked the Makati City Regional Trial Court to defer her arraignment on Sept. 9 for serious illegal detention.

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

12,000 evacuees packed in Marikina schools, gyms

Marikina River. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Some 12,000 have been housed in evacuation centers as Marikina River reached its critical level of 18 meters due to torrential rains brought by the storm-enhanced southwest monsoon.

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

300-ton water leak from tank at Japan nuke plant reported


The operator of Japan’s tsunami-crippled nuclear power plant said Tuesday that about 300 tons of highly radioactive water have leaked from one of the hundreds of storage tanks there — its worst leak yet from one of the vessels.

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Solon asks CA to stop his dismissal

Ifugao Rep. Teodoro Baguilat Jr. has asked the Court of Appeals (CA) to stop the Office of the Ombudsman from implementing a January order that dismissed him from government service.

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

5 neophyte senators briefed on Senate legislative work

The Senate rookies Nancy Binay, JV Ejercito, Juan Edgardo “Sonny’ Angara, Grace Poe-Llamanzares and Cynthia Villar. Photos by RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

Five neophyte senators attended their orientation held at the Senate on Wednesday. The five were Senators Cynthia Villar, Juan Edgardo “Sonny’ Angara, Grace Poe-Llamanzares, JV Ejercito and Nancy Binay.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

China plans second, larger aircraft carrier: state media

china map

China is planning a second and larger aircraft carrier, state media Wednesday quoted a senior naval officer as saying, after commissioning its first such ship last year.

Posted: April 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Metro Manila sizzles to 33.8 Celsius – Pagasa

project noah, march 12, 2013, 3.01pm

It’s not yet the summer season, but on Tuesday afternoon the barometer in Metro Manila shot up to 33.8 Celsius.

Posted: March 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

4 more held over escape of 3 Chinese


A police crackdown on members of a robbery gang believed to be behind the daring operation to free three Chinese drug convicts from their escorts in Trece Martires City in Cavite has reached northern Luzon and yielded four more suspects.

Posted: March 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Company VP dies in condo plunge

makati city map

His last written message was brief as it was chilling: “Please cremate me immediately.” A top executive of a major car dealership firm died early Thursday in a fall from the 10th floor of his Makati City condominium, where the police said a note was found indicating that he committed suicide.

Posted: February 28th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Mandela’s hospital stay extended

Former South African president, Nelson Mandela. AP FILE PHOTO

Former South African leader Nelson Mandela will probably spend Christmas Day in a hospital because his doctors want to be satisfied his health has improved satisfactorily before sending him home, a South African media outlet reported Sunday.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  4. Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  5. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  9. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  10. Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
  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. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  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. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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  • Lifestyle

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  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
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  • Entertainment

  • Myx TV premieres Asian American ‘docu-series’
  • A nutty finale for ‘Scandal,’ TV’s craziest show
  • EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’
  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Business

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  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Technology

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  • Opinion

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  • Global Nation

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  • Filipinos in US poised for success
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