Holy Week
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Crucifixions draw
huge crowds

Thousands of people flocked to rural fields in the Philippines on Friday to witness the gruesome spectacle of men being crucified in their annual Easter re-enactment of the death of Jesus Christ.

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ON GOOD FRIDAY

Making Jesus’
journey

Around the world, Christians are coming together in observance of Good Friday, which they believe was the day Jesus was crucified.

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LA AUCTION

Pacquiao shorts
sold for P1.7M

The shorts Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao wore in his victory over Timothy Bradley last weekend sold for $40,000 or at least P1, 750,000 in an auction in Los Angeles, a report said.

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HOLY WEEK ACCIDENTS:

12 dead,
96 injured

At least 12 were reported dead while 96 were injured so far during this Holy Week, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Friday.

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WHO warns vs
MERS-Cov spread

With the recent death of a Filipino health worker in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) and the arrival of another infected OFW here, the World Health Organization (WHO) urged healthcare facilities and the general public to take precautions to prevent the virus from spreading further.

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12 dead, 3 missing
in Mount Everest

An avalanche swept Mount Everest's slopes on Friday along a route used to climb the world's highest peak, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the worst disaster to hit climbers on the mountain, officials said.

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Nobel Prize
author dies

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.

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SVD to present ‘7 Last Words’ on ABS-CBN

The Society of the Divine Word (Societas Verbi Divini or SVD) Philippine Central Province will present the “Seven Last Words”

PH to impart ‘Yolanda’ lessons

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO   The Lahing Kayumanggi Dance Company in partnership with the Philippine Baranggay Folk Dance Troupe and PETA Theater Center proudly

Berta Rojas live in Manila on May 15

Berta Rojas Berta Rojas, a star in the international guitar community, will hold concerts in Manila and Cebu on May 15 and

Spanish firm Naturhouse opens at SM North Edsa, plans expansion in PH

Naturhouse, a well-known nutrition and dietetics supplement company from Spain formally opened its first store in Southeast Asia on April 6. The store offers not only food supplements but more importantly provides the free services of a nutritionist to guide every client on proper eating habits that results in weight loss. Naturhouse Philippines is located at the lower ground floor, main mall, SM City North Edsa.  Leading the ribbon cutting are (from left) Dr. Adela Jamorabo-Ruiz, president of the Nutritionist-Dietiticians’ Association of the Philippines with John B. Rocha the owner of Naturhouse Philipines and Roderick Cabanban Philippine NaturHouse Project Manager. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO   Spanish dietetics specialist Naturhouse is looking to further expand its presence in Asia, with its first shop inaugurated on