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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 »