By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Traffic stood still in this sleepy city on the eve of Valentine’s Day. Capizeños came in droves to the province’s first complete and most modern shopping mall when it opened on Feb. 13, almost 100 days after Capiz province was hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
By Maricar B. Brizuela
A 19-year-old man turned the eve of Valentine’s Day into a horror story when he stabbed to death his mother’s lover in Pandacan, Manila.
By DJ Yap
It is “cuddle weather” for love birds on Valentine’s Day. The surge of the northeast monsoon is expected to cause temperatures to dip in Luzon over the weekend, although it will no longer be as cool as in previous weeks, weather forecasters said on Thursday.
By Niña P. Calleja
“Don’t get physical.” A local Catholic Church official reminded the youth that the celebration of Valentine’s Day should be imbued with a deeper meaning, instead of being reduced to “a physical contact between a man and a woman.”
By Mar S. Arguelles
It may also be a day for nature lovers on Valentine’s Day Friday in Albay.
This month, red roses are an easy find even in Los Baños town in Laguna province after local officials opened a centralized flower market right outside the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) campus for Valentine’s Day.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
The Philippine National Police has advised the public, especially women, to be extra vigilant when going out on a date this coming Valentine’s Day.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Love along the rail tracks.
By Erika Sauler
Train passengers got an early Valentine treat Wednesday as Inquirer Libre surprised them with roses and chocolates with their free copy of the newspaper.
By Shiena M. Barrameda
Survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda will put up an 8-kilometer-long chain of 10,000 red and white balloons in Tacloban City on Valentine’s Day on Friday to remember those who died when the typhoon ravaged Leyte and other provinces in the Visayas in November.
By DJ Yap
Women, whether looking forward to a Valentine’s date on Friday or not, should be watchful of what they put on their lips.
By Jerome Aning
An alleged liaison staff of Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is facing unjust vexation charges for allegedly kissing a bakeshop attendant at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 on Valentine’s Day.
Dogs have reasons to celebrate Valentine’s Day too. On Feb. 24, dogs, accompanied by their owners, will march on streets of Lapu-Lapu City in a Valentine day out dubbed as “Bark for Love.”