MTRCB inspects buses
On Apr 08th, 2015

On March 30, before the Holy Week rush out of the city, the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) inspected the Araneta Bus...

16-hour Caraballo forest fire spares pilgrimage site
By On Apr 06th, 2015

A 16-hour forest fire in the Caraballo mountains on Black Saturday almost gutted a pilgrimage site in Natividad town in the eastern part of the...

Espina: Nation had ‘very, very peaceful’ Holy Week break
By On Apr 06th, 2015

EXCEPT for some isolated incidents, the Holy Week break was generally peaceful, according to the Philippine National Police that deployed 60,000 of its men to...

Pope Francis urges end to ‘absurd violence’
On Apr 06th, 2015

VATICAN CITY–Pope Francis appealed Sunday for an end to “absurd violence” in hotspots around the world and said the international community must not stand by in the...

Traffic flow along expressways in North eases
On Apr 06th, 2015

DAGUPAN CITY—Police and officials manning the expressways in central and northern Luzon have intensified the monitoring of traffic flow as motorists return to Metro Manila...

4 drown in Iloilo, Oriental Mindoro
On Apr 06th, 2015

FOUR persons drowned in separate incidents in Iloilo and Calapan City in Oriental Mindoro during Holy Thursday and Good Friday, according to police reports. Two...

Ancient images in ‘tour of saints’ in Ilocos Sur’s Candon
By On Apr 06th, 2015

CANDON CITY—Albert Abaya traces his roots to local hero, Don Isabelo Abaya, who founded the “Republic of Candon” in Ilocos Sur on March 25, 1898,...

Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter’s Square
On Apr 05th, 2015

In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer,...