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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.


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


Holidays are sweeter with “balikbayan” boxes around.


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.


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


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.


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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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…



Christmas is extra special for actress Melissa Mendez this year.

Babies make the season merrier

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Vice Ganda interviews Aquino

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