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At 84, Silliman biologist still busy with marine research

National Scientist Dr. Angel Alcala continues working on marine protected areas and is expecting to publish their latest study soon. Photo by Alex Pal/ Inquirer Visayas

Over the past 62 years, the scientist has been reporting for work in a small office named after him at Silliman University here.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Juana Change explains breakup with Aquino

COMEDIENNE TURNS ACTIVIST  The color yellow no longer dazzles her. Formerly supportive of President Aquino, actress Mae Paner, aka Juana Change, is an organizer of the Million People March on Monday to abolish the pork barrel system.  ARNOLD ALMACEN

“Me, in Binay’s pocket? I will have my head chopped off before a live audience by anyone who can prove that! Life is too short to waste on sucking up to a dynasty that I’m bent on crushing. No to Binay in 2016! Quote me, please!”

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Life on the run: Palparan tells of 32 months as a fugitive


In the two years and eight months that he was being hunted by the authorities, retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. was hiding in seven places around Metro Manila.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Did you know: Jose Garcia Villa

Today, Aug. 5, is the 106th birth anniversary of the poet, fictionist, and National Artist for Literature Jose Garcia Villa. Born in Singalong, Manila, in 1908, Villa introduced the reversed consonance rime scheme, including the comma poems that made full use of the punctuation mark in an innovative, poetic way. He was given the National Artist Award in 1973. Villa died on Feb. 7, 1997.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ czar is no American Caesar

Rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The challenge of rebuilding a region devastated by a typhoon with a force 10 times that unleashed by the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima is not unlike the effort mounted by Gen. Douglas MacArthur in war-ravaged Japan.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »