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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. …

‘Mom, I love you’

Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry added extra emotional weight Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the entire nation.…

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). …

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. …

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…

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