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Lacson to quit as
rehab czar in 2015

Panfilo Lacson, head of the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery (OPARR), on Sunday said he will resign as “rehabilitation czar” of the Aquino administration come February 2015.…

‘It’s time we do
what is right’

Malacañang on Sunday defended the approved fare increase in the Light Rail Transit (LRT) and the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) starting January 4, 2015, saying that it is “reasonable” and “timely” to cut the government's subsidy on the train systems.…

Fil-Am is California
Teacher of the Year

When Filipino-American Lovelyn Marquez-Prueher was a young immigrant student struggling to learn English, her teacher thought she had a learning disability. She also got bullied by classmates because of her foreign accent.…

PNP releases
Pemberton mugs

The Philippine National Police (PNP) in Olongapo City released Saturday the mugshots of Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton.…

Obama: North
Koreans did it

US President Barack Obama has declared that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, and he pledged that the United States would respond “in a place and manner and time…

Making Xmases
more fun in PH

For Inquirer readers, the holidays are merrier when there’s a balikbayan box from a loved one to open.…

Homeless kids
stay off the streets

The streets can be a playground, a workplace, but also sadly, a breeding ground for future criminals. Here hungry children do whatever they can to find something to eat. Without the guidance of parents, they steal, take drugs, hurt themselves,…

Vatican shines
with Christmas

The Christmas lights came on at the Vatican on Friday, sending out what Pope Francis described as a message of “light, hope and love” at the end of an extraordinary year for the Catholic Church.…

Acting DOH chief
not a shoo-in

Enrique Ona may be officially out of the Department of Health (DOH), but Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin may not yet claim his office.…

Bring NBP to way
it should be

Keep the prisons the way they are supposed to be. This was Justice Secretary Leila de Lima’s marching orders to the newly appointed officers in charge (OIC) at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP).…

Simbang Gabi
at the Gesu

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

LRT, MRT to hike
fare in January

The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and the Light Rail Transit will implement a fare increase effective January 4, 2015. …

4 oil firms cut
prices of fuel

Four oil companies have slashed prices of fuel effective December 21. …

China to build
offshore network

China is planning to construct an observation network by 2020 to protect its maritime interests and promote disaster risk reduction, a foreign publication reported.…

Liberal Party eyes
Roxas-Poe tandem

A Mar Roxas-Grace Poe tandem in 2016 is now being “seriously considered” by the ruling Liberal Party (LP), according to a key party leader.…


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