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TPLEx speeds up travel to North, but gridlock greets Baguio tourists

THE TARLAC–Pangasinan–La Union Expressway (TPLEx) is an  88.85-kilometer, four-lane expressway. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Travel time from Balintawak in Quezon City to Rosales town in Pangasinan province will now take only a little over two hours with the opening of a section of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEx).

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Aquino to stay at home during Lenten holidays

NOY INSPECTS NAIA / APRIL 16, 2014President Benigno Aquino III inspects the departure area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal 3 on Wednesday. GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE/PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER

President Benigno Aquino III will escape this Holy Week to his customary “resorts”—his family’s home on Times Street and his bachelor’s pad by the Pasig River or Bahay Pangarap.

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

Aquino urges public to help prevent brownouts, keep aircon usage low


Help save energy by limiting your use of air-conditioning units. That was the advise of President Benigno Aquino III to the people amid the possibility of energy shortage and brownouts.

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

Yellow alert up in Samar as LPA approaches

Project NOAH satellite image as of 1:00 pm, Monday, April 14, 2014

The weather bureau placed Western and Eastern Samar on yellow alert midday Monday.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

37-degree Celsius days to heat up ‘bangus’ fest

With the temperature soaring, the city government has put in place contingency measures to ensure a “healthy” Bangus Festival celebration this month.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Water utilities see no shortage this summer

Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) Building. FILE PHOTO

The two water utilities in Metro Manila are keeping cool about the water supply situation during the summer months, steering clear of raising any warning related to a possible shortage.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Tips to avoid heat stroke: Light colored clothes, cold water

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Wear light-colored clothes. Drink lots of cold water and stay out of the sun.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pagasa: It’s summer…err ‘dry season’

summer_stock pix

Brace for warmer and sunny days ahead as the state weather agency on Wednesday declared the termination of the northeast monsoon.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Summer starts this week but don’t call it that


Enjoy warm, sunny days ahead, as the weather bureau is poised to declare the official start of summer “most likely this week.”

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Warmer weather ahead

Image courtesy of Rina Bernabe De Alban

Daytime temperatures will be warmer in the days ahead in a prelude to summer, according to the weather bureau.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Low pressure area spotted near Surigao del Sur

PAGASA satpic as of 7:14 pm, March 10, 2014

A low pressure area was observed near Surigao del Sur by the state weather bureau Monday afternoon.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOH lists 6 common summer diseases to watch out for


Even before summer officially begins, the Department of Health (DOH) on Monday alerted Filipinos against six common diseases and conditions during the hottest time of the year.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOH warns of heat stroke and other summer woes

Health Secretary Enrique Ona. FILE PHOTO

With temperatures starting to rise, the Department of Health is cautioning the public about heat stroke and other diseases commonly acquired during summer.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

  1. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  4. SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams
  5. Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties
  6. Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers
  7. Collector Danny Garcia says Inquirer worth more than news
  8. Meteor shower to light up PH skies
  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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  • Man wins half marathon, dies in Argentina
  • Clouds to bring slight relief from summer heat
  • Canadians rally to legalize marijuana
  • S. Korea ferry transcript reveals evacuation panic
  • Sports

  • Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win
  • Spurs subdue Mavericks in playoff opener
  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
  • Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal
  • Goodbye MGM, Las Vegas for Pacquiao?
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • Unmerry mix of attention-calling moves on ‘Mini-Me’ TV tilts
  • Persistence pays off for The 1975
  • Business

  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Golden Week
  • Bourse to woo Cebu stock mart investors
  • Supper power
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
  • Aquino, Obama to tackle US pivot to Asia during state visit
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