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MMDA delays Edsa repairs by 16 hours

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The repair and concrete reblocking of 94 sections on the whole stretch of Edsa will start at 2 p.m. on Holy Wednesday instead of at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Residents, tourists urged to take part in Makati’s Lenten activities

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With preparations for the Holy Week in Makati City in full swing, city officials are inviting the Catholic faithful as well as tourists to visit Barangay (village) Poblacion and take part in its traditional Lenten practices.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Truck driver killed in QC

A truck driver was shot in the head by still unidentified men in Quezon City before dawn Monday.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Tricycle driver hangs self; leaves teenage son

The body of a tricycle driver who tried to kill himself last year was found by his son hanging from a beam in the ceiling of their house in Sta. Cruz, Manila, on Monday morning.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Bus driver suffers stroke while waiting for Pacquiao fight to start

A middle-aged bus driver died quite suddenly on Sunday in Quezon City as he was waiting for the match of boxing champ Manny Pacquiao.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Burial assistance for QC centenarians pushed

A councilor has pushed for a P10,000 burial assistance for Quezon City residents aged 100 and above.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Muntinlupa gov’t allots P63M for scholarship program

Poor but deserving Muntinlupa students will be a getting a much-needed boost as the city government nearly tripled the budget for its scholarship program.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Marikina Memorial Day

By virtue of Proclamation No. 1417, Marikina Memorial Day is celebrated every April 16 in celebration of the city’s founding anniversary in 1630. At present, the land area of Marikina City is approximately 2,150 hectares, or 3.42 percent of the total land area of Metro Manila. Marikina has an estimate population of 513,370 as of 2012, according to the city government website.—Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Name-dropper arrested in Quezon City

A 22-year-old motorcycle rider flagged down by policemen in Quezon City on Thursday for a simple traffic violation ended up behind bars even though he tried to bluff his way out of the mess by claiming to be the nephew of a police official.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Call center pranked by bomb threat texter

A call center at a Quezon City mall received on Thursday morning a bomb threat which was later dismissed by policemen as a hoax.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’

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Nemesio “King” Yabut Jr. and Antonio Poyatos (inset)

A Makati City Hall employee who works as a driver for Councilor Nemesio “King” Yabut Jr. has filed a complaint against his boss for allegedly giving him a beating and threatening his life in a drunken fit inside his car Tuesday night.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Hearing-impaired Tondo woman seeks assistance

Evelyn Baira became hearing impaired in 2009 after accidentally damaging her right eardrum while cleaning her ear with a cotton bud stick. She first felt a swelling during the first few days after the accident, until the infection worsened and affected her auditory system.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Tagle: We are all home, in the house of our God

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Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Wednesday welcomed back thousands of parishioners and devotees and a host of special guests and VIPs to the storied Manila Cathedral, resplendent with its glimmering lights, shiny marbles and fresh paint, after two years of massive repair work and restoration.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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