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Burkina Faso army general takes power

In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, a protester holds his hand over his face as he and others go on a rampage near the parliament building in Burkina Faso as people protest against their longtime President Blaise Compaore who seeks another term, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. AP

An army general took power in Burkina Faso Friday after President Blaise Compaore stepped down, ending his 27 year rule of the West African country.

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

Transport strike fizzles out; fines to be reviewed

INTEGRATED land transport terminal project in Legazpi City,
one of the Galing Pook awardees, seeks to reduce traffic
congestion in the capital of Albay province. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) remained unfazed by Monday’s “nationwide” transport protest involving public utility jeepney (PUJ) drivers and operators opposed to a government order imposing steeper fines for traffic violations.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Transport protest vs ‘money-making’ gov’t order set


Transport groups long opposed to the government order that steeply raised fines for road and franchise violations are set to stage protest actions in Metro Manila and key urban centers on Monday, despite warnings that they will be penalized if they paralyze traffic.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Work at QC justice hall suspended as militants demand release of political prisoners

QC hall of justice protest

Court hearings and office work at the Quezon City Hall of Justice were suspended Tuesday, Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

1,000-km ‘Climate Walk’ reaches Naga, halfway to Tacloban

CLIMATE advocates embark on a 1,000-kilometer walk to raise public awareness on the effects of climate change and global warming. The group hopes to arrive in Tacloban City, Leyte province, the Ground Zero of Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” on Nov. 8. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Heaping hope and symbolism to raise public awareness about climate change and to demand action to ease its effects, a group of walkers reached this city on Saturday night, halfway to their destination, Tacloban City, from Manila—a distance of 1,000 kilometers.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »