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Quezon City cops carry crosses to atone for their sins

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Instead of their guns, they carried the cross. Policemen of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Good Friday were made to carry the cross to atone for their sins in commemorating the Passion of Christ inside Camp Karingal in Quezon City.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Free MRT rides on Labor Day ‘revolting’, says worker group

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The free rides of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) for the public this coming labor day is “simply revolting” and “insulting,” a labor group said Friday.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

In this April 14, 2014 photo provided by Rachelle Hildreth, a 3-year-old boy plays with stuffed toys inside a claw crane game machine at a bowling alley in Lincoln, Nebraska. AP PHOTO

Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.

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

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 »

Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among missing in ferry sinking

A mother weeps as she and others search for their children's names among a list of survivors rescued from a ferry that sank off the country's southern coast, at Danwon high school in Ansan, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 students on a school trip from the high school, after the ship sank earlier in the day. AP

Kim Jeong-keun woke up on his cabin bed to find out his friends had smeared lipstick on his face while he had been asleep, a prank harking back to their school days.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | 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 »

‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry

In this photo released by South Korea Coast Guard via Yonhap News Agency, South Korean rescue team boats and fishing boats try to rescue passengers of a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Nearly 300 people were still missing Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 459, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea's southern coast. AP

  SEOUL – Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry added extra emotional weight Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the entire nation.   Nearly 300 people — most of them students on a high school to a holiday island — are still [...]

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

5.5-magnitude quake hits Sultan Kudarat

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A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Sultan Kudarat on Thursday afternoon, but no aftershocks were expected, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

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

Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry

South Korean Coast Guard officers try to rescue missing passengers from a sunken ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. PHOTO/AP

National shock at a ferry disaster that may have claimed the lives of hundreds of South Korean schoolchildren was mixed with fury Thursday at growing evidence that many passengers were denied a proper chance to escape the sinking vessel.

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

Heavy traffic reported on NLEx, SLEx

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For travellers along the North and South Luzon Expressways, patience is a virtue.

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

9 confirmed dead after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

South Korean Coast Guard officers try to rescue missing passengers from a sunken ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Fears rose Thursday for the fate of more than 280 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with water off the southern coast of South Korea. AP

Strong currents and bad visibility hampered rescuers Thursday in the search for 287 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with cold water off the southern coast of South Korea, causing fury among families waiting for word of passengers who were mostly high school students.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

In a Monday, April 14, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Navy, operators aboard the Australian defense vessel Ocean Shield move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle into position for deployment to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the U.S. Navy and search coordinators said that a built-in safety feature aborted what was supposed to have been a 16-hour mission to create a sonar map of the ocean floor after only six hours. AP Photo/U.S. Navy, MC1 Peter D. Blair

A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage of the missing Malaysian airliner after two previous missions were cut short by technical problems and deep water, authorities said on Thursday.

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

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