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The pride of Bacolor

Bacolor also has many other accomplishments. For example, poet Juan Crisostomo Soto wrote 50 full-length plays and over 100 poems.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Put your hometown on the map, students told

WHEN we say Manny Pacquiao, we think of General Santos City. Mention underground river and Puerto Princesa, Palawan automatically comes to mind. Flower Festival? That’s a Baguio thing. How about Chicken Inasal? That gives us memories of Bacolod.   “To put on the map” means to make a place well-known or popular or to stand [...]

Posted: August 8th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Police watching Muslim enclaves for Abus, others


MANILA, Philippines—Muslim settlements in Metro Manila and nearby provinces have become safe havens for Abu Sayyaf members and other terror suspects fleeing military operations in Mindanao, according to the Philippine National Police. Chief Supt. Agrimero Cruz Jr., PNP spokesperson, said yesterday the police were keeping a close eye on Muslim communities in urban centers following [...]

Posted: May 10th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

John Paul II rouses town that hosted Viet refugees


MORONG, Bataan—The visit of Blessed John Paul II, cherished through a shrine fitted with a wooden cross sculpted and presented to him by a Vietnamese refugee in 1981, stirred this sleepy town to life Monday. “We’re a very happy town today. Our people are very excited about the event,” Mayor Cynthia Linao-Estanislao said, referring to [...]

Posted: May 3rd, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Noah’s Ark soothes tired souls

Close-up shot of a replica of Noah’s Ark at “Kamay ni Hesus” shrine at the foot of Mt. Banahaw in Lucban town, Quezon province. A retreat house, the ark has 25 air-conditioned rooms for weary souls, but they’re now fully booked. Note animal figures in various forms of contentment.  DELFIN T. MALLARI JR./INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

LUCBAN, Quezon—For most devotees who come from faraway places, the blissful moments at the “Kamay ni Hesus” shrine at the foot of Mt. Banahaw here seem short after a day of spiritual high in the breezy contemplative atmosphere of the religious complex. To address the hunger for a longer communion with the divine, especially during [...]

Posted: April 20th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

  1. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  5. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  6. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  7. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  8. Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna
  9. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  10. Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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  • Camilla’s brother dies in US after head injury
  • Luisita farmers storm DAR compound
  • Trillanes, Ejercito confident they are not in Napoles’ list
  • Easterlies to prevail in Luzon, Visayas
  • Sports

  • Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97
  • Ronaldo shakes off injury fears to play Bayern
  • Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1
  • Phelps having fun in his return to swimming
  • Murray breaks down in tears at Scottish ceremony
  • Lifestyle

  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  • Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  • Entertainment

  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • Business

  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Cost-recovery provisions for affected gencos urged
  • This time, BIR goes after florists
  • Technology

  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos in Middle East urged to get clearance before returning
  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
  • Obama arrives in Tokyo, first stop of 4-nation tour
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