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Aquino admin slammed for ‘apathetic’ stance on Maguindanao massacre

Filipinos light candles on a slogan bearing images of victims of a massacre that killed 58 people, including 32 journalists, as they mark its 5th anniversary with a candle lighting event at the historic EDSA Shrine in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. AP

Journalists in Quezon and Albay commemorated the Maguindanao massacre on Monday with protests and candle-lighting ceremonies, assailing the Aquino administration’s seeming apathy to the quest for justice of families of the 58 victims.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Quezon police warn vs emerging fund scam in Lucena

A SUPPOSED passbook of the D. Abes Infinity Abundance Marketing DELFIN T. MALLARI JR./INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

Amid the cries of thousands of investors here who, only last week, lost millions of pesos to an investment racket, another get-rich-quick scheme here has been attracting investors, prompting authorities to launch a scam awareness campaign.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

‘Pangangaluluwa’: Reviving a dying custom

PHOTO taken in 2011 in Sariaya, Quezon shows participants in the annual ‘pangangaluluwa’ event of the Sariaya Tourism Council wearing Halloween costumes.        CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The dying Filipino tradition of ‘pangangaluluwa’ during the celebration of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day is still alive in this bucolic town nestled at the foot of Mt. Banahaw.

Posted: October 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Binay’s pampering of Makati’s elderly charms Quezon elderly

Jejomar Binay

Vice President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday courted the elderly in Quezon province by regaling them with stories of how Makati City has been pampering its senior citizens with freebies and other benefits.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Quezon mayor, 2 execs face criminal raps for purchase of swamp land


The Office of the Ombudsman has approved the filing of a criminal case before the Sandiganbayan against a former mayor and two other officials in Quezon province over the alleged illegal purchase of a parcel of swamp land in 2005.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »