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Ailing North Korea leader sends message to China


North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, who has not been seen for nearly a month due to apparent health problems, sent a congratulatory message to China on its national day Wednesday, state media said.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hong Kong protesters reject demands to end rallies

COLOR OF PROTEST LOOKS FAMILIAR  A woman picks up a yellow ribbon—a symbol of the Hong Kong prodemocracy movement from an activist in Hong Kong. The special administrative region has been plunged in its worst political crisis since the 1997 handover as prodemocracy activists take over the busiest streets following China’s refusal to grant citizens full universal suffrage.  AFP

Hong Kong demonstrators rejected demands immediately to end rallies that have paralyzed the city’s downtown, their numbers swelling for a third night before a national holiday Wednesday expected to put their campaign for free elections into overdrive.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Trillanes willing to undergo lifestyle check with Binay

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said on Tuesday he would be willing to undergo a lifestyle check along with Vice President Jejomar Binay.

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

Roxas denies ties with group pushing for Aquino’s term extension

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II distanced himself on Tuesday from the group pushing for President Benigno Aquino III’s second term through a constituent assembly that would amend the 1987 Constitution and lift the single-term limit on presidents.

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

Grace Poe: People’s trust inspires me, but 2016 polls still far off

Senator Grace Poe. PRIB PHOTO

Senator Grace Poe said on Tuesday, she was grateful that people appreciated the work she has done, in light of a recent survey showing she was the top choice for the vice presidency among voters if the 2016 elections were held today.

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