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Mayor Estrada to ‘Big 3’ oil firms: Submit relocation plans

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As far as Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is concerned, the “Big 3” oil companies should be out of Pandacan by Jan. 31, 2016.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

NCRPO chief asks mall owners to beef up security following heist


The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Wednesday reiterated its recommendation to mall owners to beef up the security in their establishments after the daring heist in a jewelry shop at a popular mall in Pasay City.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

San Juan tricycles required to light up passenger cabs

ANOTHER preoccupation of tricycle drivers in Baler, Aurora: Guiding tourists.  ANDRE MEDINA/CONTRIBUTOR

Tricycle drivers in San Juan City could be fined as much as P1,000 and even risk going to jail, if they fail to put on their headlights and illuminate the insides of their tricycle at night.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

QC’s high footbridge is also ‘high-voltage’

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NEW AND IMPROVED?  A higher but narrower footbridge made of steel (foreground) has replaced the one made of concrete in Quezon City’s Philcoa area. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

The government spends millions of pesos supposedly to build better infrastructure, or at least make them safer. To make new roads or bridges, for example, private lands are bought, houses are demolished and even trees are uprooted if they stand in the way of development.

Posted: October 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Duterte mulls cancelling Davao City festival amid security threats

Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. FILE PHOTO

Worried by the spate of bombing in other areas of Mindanao, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday, he was considering calling off the weeklong Kadayawan Festival.

Posted: August 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Tree topples in Lahug, family evacuated

A FAMILY of three in barangay Lahug was pulled to safety by rescuers from the Cebu City disaster office after heavy rains and strong winds caused a 50-foot tree to fall down and drag high-tension power lines to the ground. Jose Pacquiao, his wife and four-year-old son were safely evacuated from their house on A. [...]

Posted: August 4th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Kids brave streets’ dangers to earn

Despite the dangers they may encounter in the streets, some kids in Lapu-Lapu City continue to sell newspapers late at night till early dawn to help provide for their families’ needs. At 11 p.m., “Gil” carries four dozen local newspapers in his hands, as he calls out to taxi drivers, pedicab drivers, and passengers to [...]

Posted: August 4th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cement mixer trucks to have new warning signs after student’s fatal accident

MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has issued guidelines requiring the drivers and operators of heavy vehicles carrying cement to have signs warning other motorists to keep a safe distance from them.

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

Heard on Radyo Inquirer 990AM: Rep. Arnel Ty on safety of condo units

For safety purposes, developers of condo units especially for those highrise structures in Metro Manila should seek the approval of the Department of Energy if they are opted to install Liquified Petroleum Gas connection.—LPG Marketers’ Association (LPGMA) Partylist Rep. Arnel Ty

Posted: June 11th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Rama also wants roads included in safety review

Flyovers and road intersections in Cebu City will be assessed to determine if these structures are safe for use by motorists, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said yesterday.

Posted: March 5th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

AFP to stop spread of MNLF, Abu Sayyaf conflict in Sulu, says Marine commander


The guns are silent for now between the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group but the military will secure the area to prevent a possible spillover of hostilities should the fighting erupt again.

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Black Nazarene devotees warned on 2 old bridges

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WEIGHT OF FAITH  Devotees cram MacArthur Bridge in Manila during last year’s Black Nazarene procession. Authorities now say they better be careful not to overload the decades-old bridge when they join Wednesday’s feast. INQUIRER PHOTO

Amid the religious frenzy comes a word of caution.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fire bureau warns against sky lanterns; DPWH bans tire burning on New Year


Fire authorities are discouraging the use of sky lanterns while the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is prohibiting the burning of tires during the New Year’s Eve revelry.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Massive infra spending set
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  8. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  9. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  7. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  8. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  9. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  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. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  5. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  6. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  7. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  8. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  9. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  10. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct


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  • Presidents, celebrities mourn writer Garcia Marquez
  • MH370 search to be most costly ever at $100 million — analysts
  • Iraqi guilty of beating wife to death in US
  • Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing
  • Sports

  • Heat seek Three-peat but Spurs, Pacers top seeds
  • Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?
  • Hopkins, 49, seeks win for the ageless
  • LeBron still No. 1 with NBA’s most popular jersey
  • Pacquiao back in PH, heads home to wife, kids
  • Lifestyle

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Entertainment

  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Whoopi Goldberg debuts as marijuana columnist
  • ‘X-men’ director accused of sex assault on teen boy
  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d’Or
  • Business

  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Oil prices mixed ahead of long Easter weekend
  • Technology

  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  • 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

  • Last call for nominations to ’14 Presidential Awards
  • San Francisco business coalition slams proposed tax on sugary drinks
  • A ‘time-travel’ production of ‘Les Miserable’ at Stanford
  • Filipina Maryknoll sister honored for years of service
  • Malaysia quarantines 64 villagers over MERS virus
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