Commuters are railing against the upcoming fare increases of 50 to 87 percent on the Light Rail Transit (LRT) and the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) starting Jan. 4, pointing out that LRT-1 and MRT-3 trains often break down.


The Commission on Audit has reported that governors and mayors squandered P2.7 billion in pork barrel funds in 2013—the last year of the funds’ deployment after the system was declared unconstitutional—either because they were corrupted or misused or stashed away in their bank accounts to collect interest earnings.


Pope Francis will break bread with the poor and the homeless when he visits Tacloban City and nearby Palo town in Leyte next month. But there are an affluent few who will get to join the luncheon with him at the Archbishop’s Residence after his Mass at the Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport on Jan. 17, 2015.


Eat what you want,
maintain weight

This advice from a health expert surely won’t spoil your Christmas: Forget the diet and eat whatever you want. But make sure you maintain your weight throughout the holiday season.


The countdown to Christmas Eve has begun with the distinct Filipino tradition of Simbang Gabi. This year, INQUIRER.net is webcasting the Masses at the Church of the Gesu, inside the Loyola Heights campus of the Ateneo de Manila University.


The Association of Southeast Asian Nations Free Trade Agreement that takes effect in 2015 looms as a threat to the Philippine sugar industry as the milling season for crop year 2014-2015 opens in Negros Occidental province, the heartland of the industry.


Expect a somewhat wet Christmas, according to the weather bureau, with cloudy skies and light to moderate rains expected throughout the country.


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