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Weekend will be wet, storm seen


The public should brace itself for a wet All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day weekend in most parts of Luzon and the Visayas, with a brewing cyclone ready to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR).

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SWS: Hungry Filipino families surge to 4.8M


Some 4.8 million Filipino families said they experienced hunger in September, about 1.2 million families more than the previous quarter as hunger rose in all areas except in Mindanao, according to the latest Social Weather Stations report.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Did you know: Cecilia Muñoz Palma

Cecilia Muñoz Palma, the first woman justice of the Supreme Court, was appointed to the high tribunal on Oct. 29, 1973. Palma was also the first woman to top the Philippine bar exam in 1937 and was president of the 1987 Constitutional Convention.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Jennifer’ photo with tongue sticking out made public

JAIL PEMBERTON Members of the women’s group Gabriela hold a rally on Chino Roces
Bridge (formerlyMendiola) in Manila to demand that the government junk the Visiting Forces
Agreement with the United States and jail USMarine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, the
suspect in themurder of transgender Filipino woman Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude. JOAN BONDOC

The family of Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude on Tuesday made public photographs of what it described as the “grotesque” manner in which the transgender Filipino woman died and blamed the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) for the violent death.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Poe: No plans to run for president in ’16

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Sen. Grace Poe: Don’t read too much. Senator Grace Poe.  FILE PHOTO/PRIB

People should not read too much into her use of her father’s altanghap campaign line in her privilege speech on hunger, Sen. Grace Poe said on Tuesday, as she continued to be skittish when the topic of 2016 was brought up.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »