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Presidents, celebrities mourn writer Garcia Marquez

(FILE) Literature Nobel Prize Colombian Gabriel Garcia Marquez, gestures upon arriving at the University of Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico, on November 23, 2007. Garcia Marquez, the author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude", died on April 17, 2014 in Mexico City at the age of 87, Mexican and Colombian media reported.   AFP

Presidents, writers and celebrities mourned the death of Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Thursday, bidding farewell to the 87-year-old giant of Latin American literature.

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

Donnie Ramirez; 73

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Former Inquirer Lifestyle society columnist Donato “Donnie” Ramirez died early Tuesday at the Makati Medical Center. He was 73.

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

Emilio Yap, Manila Bulletin chair, dies at 88

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DON EMILIO YAP

Media magnate and philanthropist Emilio T. Yap, chair of Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. and chair emeritus of Philippine Trust Co., passed away on Monday at the age of 88. The cause of death was not disclosed.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Ex-Davao Mayor Respicio; 66

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Zafiro Respicio, mayor of this city during the term of President Cory Aquino and an opposition leader against Ferdinand Marcos, died following a heart attack on Monday. He was 66.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cuevas recalled as ‘eminent, brilliant’

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Lawyer Mario Bautista of the prosecution team gives retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Serafin Cuevas, head of the defense team, the Filipino traditional sign of respect before the start of the impeachment trial of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona at the Senate in this Jan. 19, 2012, file photo.  INQUIRER PHOTO/RAFFY LERMA

The Philippine flag and the colors of the Supreme Court are flying at half-staff to mourn the passing on Monday of retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Serafin Cuevas.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Marcos double outlives original

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SEEING DOUBLE  Jesus Quevenco (left) with  Ferdinand Marcos and with Imelda Marcos, standing in for the then presidential candidate in 1964  CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS

He outlived the original by 25 years. Jesus Quevenco, who once said he doubled for Ferdinand Marcos in the 1965 presidential campaign, died in a hospital in Bacolod City on Wednesday. He was 90.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Catalina S. Panlilio passes away

Catalina S. Panlilio, wife of Nestor Panlilio, INQUIRER.net’s billing and collection assistant, passed away Sunday, Jan. 26.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Alexander A. Datar; 63

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Alexander A. Datar of Daraga, Albay, died on Thursday, Jan. 2, in California, United States, at the age of 63. He is survived by his relatives: Brenda; Emilio and Hortencia; Christy and Rudy; Irma and Ted; Edgardo II and Judy; Tony and Rochelle; Chito and Jeannette; and Edgardo III and Marlyn.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ex-Bataan solon Roman dies; 74

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Former Bataan Rep. Antonino Roman passed away due to multiple organ failure Wednesday morning. He was 74.

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

Cesar Villariba Sr., Lucena’s teacher’s teacher; 90

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Lucena City has lost a native son, Cesar Araneta-Villariba Sr., a devout Catholic, patriot, agriculturist, writer, historian, government official and a dedicated “teacher’s teacher.”

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Marikina mayor’s wife passes away

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The wife of Marikina Mayor Del de Guzman passed away on Wednesday afternoon, the very first day of the New Year, in a Pasig hospital.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Mel Mathay, 81

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Former Quezon City (QC) Mayor Ismael Mathay Jr., 80, has died due to a heart attack at the Medical City in Pasig City, family members said in television interview.

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

R. Burgos, mother of Inquirer reporter, dies

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Dr. Remedios Papelera-Burgos of Barangay Fabrica, Sagay City, Negros Occidental province, died on December 21 from a stroke. She was 78.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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