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Pacquiao back
home to family

Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao arrived in Manila before dawn of Good Friday. According to reports, Pacquiao left Los Angeles with his family late Wednesday aboard a Philippines Airline flight. They arrived at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 a…

2 Filipinos survive
Korea ferry mishap

Two Filipino seamen were rescued from the doomed South Korean ferry that capsized and sank last Wednesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. …

Anti-discrimination
bill filed in Senate

A bill that seeks to prohibit and penalize discrimination on the basis of ethnicity, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, civil status, HIV status and other medical condition, among others, has been filed at the Senate.…

Facebook rolls out
‘nearby friends’

Facebook on Thursday began rolling out a feature allowing users of its mobile app to use smartphone location to discover friends near them.…

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.…

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. …

PH 3rd deadliest
nation for reporters

Syria is the world’s most dangerous country for journalists a US-based watchdog said Wednesday as it published its annual impunity index tracking unsolved killings of reporters. …

DOH: Get tested
for MERS-CoV

The Department of Health (DOH) is asking passengers of Etihad Airways flight EY 0424 last April 15 to contact the agency and report their condition after one of their fellow travelers tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). …

9 dead, hundreds
missing in Korea

Strong currents and bad visibility hampered rescuers Thursday in the search for 287 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with cold water off the southern coast of South Korea, causing…

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).…

Sign maker to be
nailed to a cross

A signboard maker here will have himself nailed to a cross for the 28th time on Good Friday, possibly the longest time any Filipino has performed the ritual. By stretching his panata (vow) for another year, Ruben Enaje helps sustain…

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. …

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