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NDFP slams cops for failing to stop the brawl between leftist, Muslim youths


The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) has blamed the police and the “government’s intelligence group” for the melee which broke out on Thursday between its members and a group of Muslims in Mendiola, Manila.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Dingdong Dantes, Bam Aquino ‘salubungan’ stars

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Don’t be surprised if you see movie actor Dingdong Dantes moving around dressed as a military general, possibly even chomping a tobacco.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Monster traffic jam starts

OMINOUS SIGN.  Looking more like a warning to motorists, a traffic advisory for the construction of the Skyway Stage 3 project starting on Monday night is displayed along Osmeña Highway in Manila.  RICHARD A. REYES

Are you ready for some truly monstrous traffic jams and “bear with the short-term inconvenience,” as Malacañang pleaded Sunday? Construction of two major government infrastructure projects starts Monday night, and it is expected to worsen metropolitan traffic throughout the remainder of the Aquino administration.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Green Brigade’ praised for cleanup after Black Nazarene procession

The Black Nazarene as it made its way towards Quiapo Church. INQUIRER.net

Pollution watchdog EcoWaste Coalition on lauded the efforts of the “Green Brigade” of volunteers who worked to clean up the heaps of garbage left by thousands of devotees of the Black Nazarene on the streets of Manila in Thursday’s feast.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

DepEd suspends Monday classes in 12 Metro cities due to INC event

Iglesia Ni Cristo's Templo Central

Education Secretary Br Armin Luistro has suspended elementary and high school classes scheduled for Monday, October 14, in Metro Manila, except in four cities, due to the expected traffic disruption from the scheduled Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) medical mission in Manila.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Sona: Time to roll out red carpet, photo booths


This is for those with the sweetest smiles and the smartest gowns.

Posted: July 19th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

5-day Liwanag Festival opens in Davao City Tuesday


The five-day Liwanag World Festival to open here on Tuesday will be the first major event in the country that will be carbon-neutral, according to festival director and former presidential aspirant Nicanor Perlas.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cebu’s farming town to celebrate Pedro Calungsod’s canonization as saint

JAIME Calungsod, 85, shows the prayer booklets on Blessed Pedro Calungsod, whom he claims is his distant relative. TONEE DESPOJO, Cebu Daily News

Nowhere in the country will Catholics celebrate the canonization of Blessed Pedro Calungsod with deeper passion than in this poor agricultural town on the Tanon Strait.

Posted: October 17th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Fire destroys 100 homes at height of Dinagyang festival in Iloilo City

Volunteers and firemen help other put out the fire that started around 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in Barangay Tanza, Esperanza, Iloilo City.  As of 8:20 p.m., the fire had already engulfed around 70 houses, mostly made of light materials. PHOTO BY GUIJO DUENAS, INQUIRER VISAYAS

A fire erupted in at least three villages in Iloilo City at the height of the Dinagyang festival on Sunday night.

Posted: January 22nd, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

50 dance teams compete in Sinulog Grand Parade


The Sinulog Grand Parade kicked off Sunday morning with a total of 135 contingents from all over the country competing for the top prize.

Posted: January 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Barefoot passengers to be allowed into LRT on Nazarene feast


As is tradition, barefoot passengers will be allowed to board Light Rail Transit (LRT) trains next Monday as devotees make their pilgrimage to Manila to celebrate the Feast of the Black Nazarene.

Posted: January 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Ways to rock the New Year sans firecrackers


To greet the New Year, laugh at the top of your lungs, jiggle your piggy banks or turn on the radio and break into the latest dance craze.

Posted: December 26th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawyer sees Arroyo becoming Aquino’s punching bag in SONA


MANILA, Philippines—The lawyer of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo expects his client to be the “punching bag” of President Benigno Aquino III with more than 90 percent of his State of the Nation Address on Monday devoted to blaming the past administration for his shortcomings. Lawyer Raul Lambino said the Pampanga representative felt it was better [...]

Posted: July 24th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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  2. Chinese lawyers say they were tortured by police
  3. Hair salon’s Kim Jong Un poster riles embassy
  4. Siquijor ‘healer’: For every cure, there’s a plant
  5. State seeks guilty verdict for Abalos
  6. Why college grads end up in the PNP
  7. Estrada: I will pray for my detractors
  8. Miraculous image makes Gapan City top site for pilgrimage in Central Luzon
  9. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  10. Five men from Cavite found dead in jeep in Batangas
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  2. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  3. Netizens cry: 6/55 Lotto was rigged
  4. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  5. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  8. ‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’
  9. It was difficult having Japanese blood
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


  • 20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria
  • Drug firm Novartis to help Leyte firefighter
  • Fears grow for hundreds missing in South Korea ferry capsize
  • Robot sub makes first complete search for plane
  • uFly fires flight simulator who appeared on CNN
  • Sports

  • Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn
  • Manny Pacquiao in PBA? If so, he’ll wear No. 17
  • PSC sets Blu Girls US training
  • Power Pinoys settle for 7th place
  • Successful coaches to get raise
  • Lifestyle

  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  • Moist, extra-tender blueberry muffins
  • Entertainment

  • Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA
  • Why Lucky has not bought an engagement ring for Angel
  • Derek more private with new girlfriend
  • ‘Community’ star happy with return of show’s creator
  • Jealousy is kid stuff
  • Business

  • PH presses bid to keep rice import controls
  • PSEi continues to gain
  • Number of retrenched workers rose by 42% in ’13
  • PH seen to sustain rise in FDIs
  • Gov’t subsidies to state firms fell in first 2 months
  • Technology

  • DOF: Tagaytay, QC best at handling funds
  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Tech company: Change passwords or suffer ‘Heartbleed’
  • Filling the digital talent gap
  • SSS to shut down website for Holy Week
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Japan says visa-free entry still a plan
  • First Fil-Am elected to Sierra Madre, Calif. city council
  • UC Irvine cultural night to dramatize clash of values in immigrant family
  • Filipino sweets and info served at UC Berkeley Spring Fest
  • Milpitas, California kids wrap up a successful run of ‘The Wiz’
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