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Pope urges ‘tenderness’

The pope led Christmas Eve mass in the Vatican on Wednesday calling for "tenderness" and "warmth" after a violence-plagued year as millions of Christians began marking the holiday.

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A diffused tail-end of a cold front and the northeast monsoon will bring rains in parts of the country on Thursday, Christmas day.

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Holidays are sweeter with “balikbayan” boxes around.

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Families not on the list of beneficiaries, government employees and Filipinos working abroad received cash doles from the administration’s centerpiece program to address poverty, according to state auditors.

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Bring your umbrellas if you are celebrating outdoors because it will be a rainy Christmas Day throughout the Philippines.

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A lantern-maker in this Pampanga capital was so excited about the visit of Pope Francis that she produced a set of 30 images of the Pontiff hand-painted on star-shaped Christmas lanterns measuring 18 inches in diameter each.

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For his fifth Christmas in Malacañang, President Benigno Aquino III reaffirmed his commitment to good governance, saying this policy was guided by the example of Jesus Christ.

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BUSINESS

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Shadow banking clampdown readied

Regulators are set to impose stricter disclosure rules on lending firms that extend financing to the…

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, in New York. AP

Asian markets closed

Financial markets in Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Malaysia, South Korea, India, the Philippines and…

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ENTERTAINMENT

Christmas is extra special for actress Melissa Mendez this year.

Babies make the season merrier

Christmas is extra special for actress Melissa Mendez this year. For the first time, she is…

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Vice Ganda interviews Aquino

Comedian Vice Ganda’s Dec. 23 tweet announcing his one-on-one interview with the most powerful man in…

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LIFESTYLE

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How Mika Lagdameo prepares her children for success

Apparently, model/entrepreneur Mikaela Lagdameo-Martinez knows her way not only in modelling and business but also in…

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Splurge a little for the fitness buff

With Christmas just two days away, here’s a list to help you splurge a little for…

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Nobu Manila opens

Just in time for the holiday season, Nobu Manila opened Dec. 14 with very little…

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COMMENTARIES

  • Randy David ‘Curial ailments’

    In all these, Church people may often find themselves performing their assigned roles no differently from those in business, in government, or any other secular organization. They may sometimes be mak …

  • Carl Bildt The battle for Santa Claus’ home

    A couple of years ago, a Canadian minister proudly declared that Santa Claus was a citizen of Canada. After all, his home and toy factory are at the North Pole, which, according to the minister’s in …

  • Angelo Bart V. Nabalse Wishing on Santa Claus

    When I was five, my grandpa, Lolo Angel, told me just three days before Christmas that I should expect a special present from Santa Claus because I had been a very good child. I asked him, “Lo, why …

  • Peter Wallace Let a brick hit you

    It's Christmas, a time to think of others. …

  • Dolly Anne Carvajal Coco’s Christmas wish this year

    I have always been vocal about my admiration for Coco Martin. His rags-to-riches story is inspiring. Coco and Kris Aquino topbill Star Cinema’s Metro Manila Film Festival entry “Feng Shui 2” (o …

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Antonio Martin; 69

Antonio“Nonie” Martin of Zamboanga City died on Monday after a lingering illness. He was 69.   A businessman, Nonie is

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CCP to hold Andrea O. Veneracion Int’l Choral Festival in Manila in 2015

Andrea Veneracion The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) invites choirs from all over the world to compete in the 2nd Andrea

CCP announces 2nd National Rondalla Workshop 2015

Rondalla Workshop Photo with Celso Espejo & Elaine Espejo   Cajucom The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Artist Training Division is organizing the CCP National Rondalla Workshop 2015 on April

Inspiring “seniors” in the BPO industry

Beth Robis with her kids Determination, passion, excellence, and service to others— these are attributes that drive two of Convergys’ top-performing senior citizen employees, Elizabeth

Retired RTC judges to hold general assembly

The Association of Retired RTC Judges of the Philippines Inc. (ARRJOP) will hold its 3rd General Assembly on Saturday at