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2 vendors killed after being hit by falling brick frame


Two street vendors were killed after a brick frame fell from the fifth floor of a building in Paco, Manila, on Tuesday morning.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

11 family members hogtied in Paco home robbery


The Manila Police District is hunting down six men who hogtied 11 members of a Filipino-Chinese family and ransacked their home in Paco early Tuesday.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Cardinal Tagle: Be the face of God, be one with the victims

Cardinal Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle was teary-eyed on Saturday when he said “Be the face of God and be the hope of others.” It was a prayer service and Holy hour at the San Fernando de Dilao Parish Church in Paco, Manila.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Day of penance, recollection, fasting for typhoon victims

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle. AP FILE PHOTO

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urged the Catholic faithful to spend the whole day on Saturday in penance, recollection and fasting in solidarity with the victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

10 hurt in Paco LPG blast


Ten people, including two children, were wounded following an explosion in Manila caused by a liquefied petroleum gas that was said to have leaked, police said Wednesday.

Posted: July 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Tagle: End cycle of sin, injustice


Repay evil with kindness. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle made this call on Sunday as millions of Filipino Catholics flocked to churches to mark Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Solar lamps end estero’s dark, dirty past

SOLAR SOLUTION  ABS-CBN Foundation managing director Gina Lopez and Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim during Friday’s ceremonial lighting of the new solar lampposts on Estero de Paco. RODEL ROTONI

Residents of a creekside community in Manila received the gift of light for the New Year with the installation of the first solar-powered street lamps in the city.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Manila archdiocese holds ‘Salubong’ at new home

“SALUBONG”A Risen Christ and a sorrowful Mother Mary meet during the traditional “Salubong” held at dawn of Easter Sunday at Santo Domingo Church in Quezon City. A child dressed as an angel lifted the veil over the Marian statue during the dramatic reenactment held in Catholic churches throughout the country.  RICHARD A. REYES

For the first time in decades, the Archdiocese of Manila celebrated Easter Sunday in a temporary new home—San Fernando de Dilao Parish Church in Paco—with a message to the faithful to reexamine their lives and forswear selfishness and greed.

Posted: April 9th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

A samurai lives on in Paco


The statue of a samurai leader standing proud at Plaza Dilao in Paco, Manila, may seem out of place to today’s locals.

Posted: March 17th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Vehicle theft spree in Manila


A wave of vehicle theft had hit Manila since Tuesday wherein three motorbikes and one car were stolen, police said on Wednesday.

Posted: January 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Paco parish marks 412th year

His Eminence, Gaudencio Cardinal B. Rosales, D.D., will be the main presider at the 10 a.m. Mass on August 21, at the San Fernando de Dilao Parish in Paco, Manila. The Mass marks the parish’s 412th anniversary. Concelebrants are Msgr. Rolando R. dela Cruz, parish priest; Fr. Celso R. Alcantara, Fr. Wilfredo C. Talavera, Fr. [...]

Posted: August 21st, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Dentist robbed, raped by ‘patient’


MANILA, Philippines—Talk about a multi-tasking criminal. A still unidentified man allegedly tied up two female dentists and robbed them of more than P200,000 worth of cash and belongings then raped one of the victims at a dental clinic in Manila. The man, Manila Police investigators said, even had his teeth cleaned by one of his [...]

Posted: May 27th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

  1. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  2. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  6. DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others
  7. Cardinal Tagle to faithful: Join politics to clean it
  8. Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents
  9. Thoughts on Holy Week
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  2. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  3. Netizens cry: 6/55 Lotto was rigged
  4. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  5. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  8. ‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’
  9. It was difficult having Japanese blood
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


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  • Sports

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  • Lifestyle

  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
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  • Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  • Moist, extra-tender blueberry muffins
  • Entertainment

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  • American rapper cuts own penis, jumps off building
  • Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA
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  • Derek more private with new girlfriend
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  • PH presses bid to keep rice import controls
  • PSEi continues to gain
  • Number of retrenched workers rose by 42% in ’13
  • Technology

  • DOF: Tagaytay, QC best at handling funds
  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Tech company: Change passwords or suffer ‘Heartbleed’
  • Filling the digital talent gap
  • SSS to shut down website for Holy Week
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

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