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Aquino: Learn
to make sacrifices

The President said the Holy Week is the time to recognize Jesus Christ’s sufferings, His triumph over temptation, and His ultimate sacrifice – offering His life for the salvation of mankind. …

Massive infra
spending set

With just two years to go before its term ends, the Aquino administration plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to make economic growth inclusive and lift millions out of poverty.…

No real progress
in the Philippines

The Philippines remains a fragile democracy despite the Aquino administration’s gains that have not been enough to make up for “nearly a decade of regression” during the previous administration.…

Join politics
to clean it

Politics in this country too dirty for you? It is precisely the dirt in politics that should make you join it and clean it up. Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, archbishop of Manila, urged the faithful during the Holy Week to…

Cagayan’s gift
to Christianity

Street vendor Federina Taguba was all smiles as she greeted a group of pilgrims who had alighted from a rented van to visit the Basilica Minore de Nuestra Señora de Piat (Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Piat).…

50 QC cops each
carry 30kg crosses

To atone for their peccadilloes, dozens of policemen in Quezon City on Wednesday were made to each carry a 30-kilogram cross and follow the steps of Christ. …

ASG is target
of Basilan op

The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Wednesday said its troops targeted Abu Sayyaf leader Furuji Indama and not the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the ongoing military operation in Basilan that has left two soldiers and 18…

OFW brings MERS
virus to Philippines

Health Secretary Enrique Ona on Wednesday said an overseas Filipino worker who recently arrived in Manila was tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV). …

DOH statement
on MERS case

This is the official statement issued by the Department of Health on the Filipino carrier of the the Corona virus. …

More legal woes
for Cedric Lee

Now faced with grave coercion and serious illegal detention charges related to the Jan. 22 beating of TV host and actor Vhong Navarro that may land him in jail pending trial, Cedric Lee also has to contend with a tax…

Malacañang should
reprimand Henares

Instead of defending Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares, Malacañang should reprimand her for “publicly flashing” world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s tax records, a senator said on Wednesday. …

Estrada, Gigi Reyes
can’t see evidence

The Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) has denied motions from Senator Jose 'Jinggoy' Estrada and Lucila “Gigi’’ Reyes for access to evidence and statements submitted by other respondents in the plunder case filed by the National Bureau of Investigation in…

San Miguel clinches
quarters spot

San Miguel Beer climbed back from a huge hole to stun Air21, 93-85, and secure the second spot in the 2014 PLDT Home Tvolution PBA Commissioner's Cup Wednesday night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.…

No noise, partying
in Boracay for Lent

Bad news for those who expect to party on Good Friday on this resort-island. …

Apps and sites
for Holy Week

Going on a vacation this Holy week? Worry not, because Google Maps is not the only option to guide you in your sojourn. A hassle-free Holy Week break is now at hand with the emergence of various travel or…

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