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5.5-magnitude quake hits Sultan Kudarat

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A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Sultan Kudarat on Thursday afternoon, but no aftershocks were expected, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

157-yr-old church endures in Camarines Sur

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THE 157-YEAR-OLD St. Anthony of Padua Church in Camaligan, Camarines Sur 
JUAN ESCANDOR JR.

The St. Anthony of Padua Church in Camaligan, Camarines Sur, a 157-year-old church built by Franciscan missionaries, has managed to survive through the years to become an enduring cultural and religious legacy of the town.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

5 dead, 7 hurt as bus slams into parked truck

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Five persons died while seven others were injured when the bus they were riding slammed into a 10-wheel truck here on Wednesday, according to police.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Firm in bid to modernize Subic port cries ‘unfair’

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A company operating major ports in the country yesterday cried foul over its inclusion in a graft case that the Ombudsman recommended against former and current officials of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) over alleged irregularities in a port contract in Subic, Zambales.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Piety takes another form in bamboo

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ART EXPRESSING Filipino piety, using bamboo instead of wood, were put on display for the Lenten week in Baguio City by traditional woodcarvers of Paete, Laguna. The works include this crucifix made from bamboo. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Filipino piety is on display at this city’s new home for bamboo art, courtesy of craftsmen from Paete town in Laguna province.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Quezon police ask motorists to drive safely

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A Quezon police official on Wednesday reiterated an advice to motorists passing through the Maharlika Highway to drive safely.

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Trekkers, pilgrims going to Mt. Banahaw reminded of new rules

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A VISITOR to Barangay Kinabuhayan in Dolores, Quezon, at the base of mystical Mt. Banahaw, reads the dos and don’ts for visits during Holy Week. DELFIN T. MALLARI JR.

Authorities reiterated a reminder to trekkers to Mt. Banahaw, including pilgrims, to obey new rules governing access to the mountain or face penalties.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

No noise, partying in Boracay on Good Friday

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TOURISTS enjoy the white sand beach of Boracay INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The municipal government of Malay, which has territorial jurisdiction over Boracay, has banned loud noise and parties on the resort-island on Good Friday to give Catholics a chance to reflect on the significance of Holy Week.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

15 teachers hospitalized for inhaling carbon monoxide

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At least 15 teachers from Catbalogan City in Samar were taken to a hospital on Wednesday after they were overcome by carbon monoxide from a generator set installed at the door of a two-story building of the City Schools Division Office.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Military rapped for not coordinating Basilan operations

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The military’s operations against the Abu Sayyaf Group that later involved members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front last week in Basilan could have been avoided if it was coordinated, the MILF said.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Romblon mining site collapses; 3 killed

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Three people were killed in a mining site that collapsed in Romblon on Wednesday, a regional office of civil defense said.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Two-year-old among five dead in Camarines Sur road mishap

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Police and rescuers inspect a passenger bus after it rammed into a cargo truck early Wednesday, April 16, 2014 along a highway at Libmanan township, Camarines Sur province, south of Manila, Philippines. Police said at least five passengers, including a child, were killed and 15 others were injured in the accident Wednesday which came as Filipinos flock to their hometowns for the Holy Week break. AP

At least five people were killed and 15 others were hurt on Wednesday after a passenger bus rammed into a truck in Libmanan, Camarines Sur, police report said.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Rebels own up to raid on mayor’s home

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Communist rebels said the house of a town mayor in Davao Occidental yielded a cache of firearms during a rebel raid on Sunday, showing the mayor to be a “warlord.”

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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