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Fri. April 18, 2014

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Pacquiao, a congressman of the lone district of Saranggani province, thanked the Filipino people for their support in his successful bid to regain the same WBO belt he lost to Bradley two years ago via a controversial decision.
The shrine is under the diocese of San Pablo, which covers the entire province of Laguna where 2,632,244 of its 3,005,785 population are Catholics.

The revised Philippine Development Plan (PDP) sets more ambitious economic targets to address persistent concerns that poor Filipinos are not enjoying the benefits of the country's recent dramatic economic growth.
Danish national Lasse Spang Olsen, a 48-year-old filmmaker, grimaces as he is nailed to a cross to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in San Pedro Cutud village, Pampanga province, northern Philippines on Friday, April 18, 2014. Church leaders ...
The first time Cecile Locsin-Nava, a scholar on cultural studies in Western Visayas, came to Antique around ten years ago was to gather data for a research on the korido, or Philippine narrative poetry that sprung from the Spanish corrido, medieval ...
At least 37 members of the NPA's Armed propaganda Unit, people's militia and the tribal Solid Mass Organization (MASSO) turned themselves in to the Philippine army's 26th Infantry Battalion in Talacogon, a town in Mindanao's Agusan del Sur province ...

Church leaders and health officials have spoken against the practice, which mixes Roman Catholic devotion with folk belief, but the annual rites continue to draw participants and huge crowds, particularly in northern Pampanga province. Sign painter ...
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said Tuesday that the military deliberately attacked its fighters during an operation against the terrorist group Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippine province of Basilan last Friday. MILF Vice Chairman for ...
MANILA, Philippines - A police officer based in Bataan province was killed while his wife was wounded after they were ambushed by gunmen in Mandaluyong City on Wednesday.
HOLY WEEK INSPECTION. The NAIA 3 was among the terminals checked by President Benigno Aquino III as part of his Holy Week inspection of passenger facilities.
MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said today that the military deliberately attacked its fighters during an operation against the terrorist group Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippine province of Basilan last ...
VARIATIONS ON THE THEME OF LIGHT Tens of thousands of Filipinos stand beside bamboo torches that hold lighted candles to offer a message of peace and form a Philippine map in Oton town in Iloilo province on Monday. With 56,680 lit candles, they set ...
... a 2-year-old boy were killed and 15 others were injured Wednesday when a passenger bus rammed a stalled truck along the highway in Eastern Philippines' Camarines Sur province at the start of the Easter week exodus of vacationers to provinces ...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - At least five people including a 2-year-old boy were killed and 15 others were injured Wednesday when a passenger bus rammed a stalled truck along the highway in eastern Philippines' Camarines Sur province at the start of ...
The Philippines is predominantly a Roman Catholic nation, tracing its religious roots back to the 1500s when Spain first introduced Christianity to the country.
Construction will start "soonest this year," he said. The cost will be derived from the province's P2-billion Omnibus Loan.
"It is historic and momentous because within this period (May 4-10), the country's best Athletes shall compete for the country's highest honors and all eyes shall be set on our province," Gov. ER said. After two years of preparation, Laguna is all set ...

Global Witness, a group that seeks to shed light on the links between environmental exploitation and human rights abuses, said The Philippines is the third in the world with the highest number of killed environmental and land defenders, at 67 deaths ...
Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) forces raise their fists during a show of force inside the camp in Camp Darapanan, Maguindanao province, southern Philippines March 27, 2014. - Reuters picMANILA, April 15 - The Philippines' largest Muslim rebel ...
In addition, APHIS has determined that Palawan, an island province of The Philippines, is free of mango seed weevil.
6, 2012, and released by The Cambodian Center for human rights (CCHR), Cambodian environmental activist Chut Wutty, left, stands next to a log in a jungle in Kampong Thom province north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. ... candles are lit at the very spot ...
"Case is point is the supposed 'no US military basing' provision; but the US can say that it would fund the construction of Philippine bases in every province in the country and under the AEDC they are allowed to use all these bases," he said. "So ...
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines - Some 1,000 people in Barangay (village) Pulong Santol in Porac town, Pampanga gathered to watch the rematch between Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao and American Timothy Bradley via pay-per-view showing sponsored by local ...
Organizers of the 64th edition of the literary competition, the longest-running in The Philippines, said they will now accept entries online.
EXODUS. The Philippine Coast Guard says it's ready for the mass exodus of Filipinos to the provinces for Holy Week.
Between El Nido and Coron in The Philippines province of Palawan, there are hundreds of islands, many uninhabited, ready for exploration.
On Sunday, security forces also captured a wanted Abu Sayyaf gunman during an operation on Basilan province, near Zamboanga City.
On Sunday, security forces also captured a wanted Abu Sayyaf gunman during an operation on Basilan province, near Zamboanga City.
SARANGANI, Philippines - Some 500 students in higher school levels across the province have agreed to sacrifice the fun of the Summer break for a more noble aim: help those in the lower levels to hone their reading skills.
KORONADAL CITY, Philippines --- The Department of Tourism is anticipating an "eco-tourism boom" in Central Mindanao as one of the dividends of the implementation of the Comprehensive Agreement on Bangsamoro (CAB).
Four months after Typhoon Haiyan killed more than 6000 people in The Philippines, one million volunteers next week will begin rebuilding homes, schools and conducting medical missions.
MANILA: Seven more people were killed and 24 others injured when a truck loaded with traders and livestock crashed into a concrete wall on the island province of Cebu in the Visayas in Central Philippines, police reported on Friday. The tragedy ...
Eighteen soldiers were wounded early Friday in clashes with Abu Sayyaf militants in the town of Tipo-Tipo, Basilan Province, in the southern Philippines. An army spokesman told reporters he had no news of injuries or casualties to Abu Sayyaf members.
Galvez said troops moved in after Indama and his men threatened and tried to extort money from a key road project in Basilan, a predominantly Muslim province and birthplace of the brutal Abu Sayyaf, which is notorious for kidnappings for ransom, ...
They had to let aunt Terry go and she returned to her hometown province of Iloilo in The Philippines. In 2013, Chen's film "Ilo Ilo" based on his childhood experiences was the talk of the Cannes Film festival.
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines - Abdullah, a corn farmer, and his neighbors, Ahmad and Sukarno, interpret as "good omen" the launching this week of the joint agricultural projects in the province of the United Nations (UN) and the Department of agriculture ...
Fr. Christopher Jeffrey Aytona, OP, assistant director of the Dominican Province of The Philippines' Institute of Preaching, said the change is an expression of the Filipino Dominicans' support to the Church's declaration of 2014 as "Year of the Laity ...
So I'm very happy to have this opportunity." All Hands has already deconstructed and began to rebuild 75 homes, five chapels, three schools, one church and one barangay multipurpose building in the Philippine province of Bohol. And 21-year-old Hayley, ...
KOTA KINABALU: Philippine authorities are shocked over reports of a demand for 500mil Pesos (RM36.4mil) for the release of a Chinese tourist abducted from a Semporna dive resort.
Galvez said the military operation was intended to seize Indama and his group, who have threatened and tried to extort money from a road construction project in the province. Indama has been wanted by Philippine authorities for his alleged involvement ...
This April, Ginuman Fest visited Tagudin, Ilocos Sur (April 4) where Rocksteddy and The Itchyworms rocked the province with their greatest hits; and Cauayan, Isabela (April 5) where rock bands Kenyo and Banda Ni Kleggy joined forces with Sample King ...
Philippines authorities say the women were believed to have been taken to Simunul in The Philippines' Tawi-Tawi province. Sabah, a popular tourist destination, is just a short boat ride from the southern Philippines, home to Muslim militants and kidnap ...
Mazda has introduced the all-new Mazda3 sedan and hatchback, on a press drive to Baler, Aurora in Quezon Province. The new cars represent the third generation of the Japanese company's best-seller.
DAVAO CITY (Mindanao Examiner / Apr. 10, 2014) - Communist insurgents stormed a mining firm on Thursday and torched several equipment in the southern Philippine province of Compostela Valley, the military said. It said troops were dispatched to hunt ...
An Angry Bird inspired Hot Air balloon floats over rice fields and houses during the Philippine International Balloon festival in Lubao town, Pampanga province, north of Manila on Thursday. An estimated 30 hot air balloons participated in the event ...
San Fernando City, La Union - The National Grid corporation of The Philippines (NGCP) announced the other day a power interruption in six Municipalities of Isabela province tomorrow, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Power will be out in parts of Isabela Electric ...
Organises said the event is a platform for investors interested in various investment opportunities in booming Asian country -- including the provinces of Laguna, Cavite, Tagaytay, Cebu, Batangas, Rizal, Tarlac and Metro Manila, the capital. The ...
Philippine authorities believe the women were taken to the island township of Simunul in Tawi-Tawi, The Philippines' southernmost province. Sabah, a popular tourist destination, is just a short boat ride from the southern Philippines, home to Muslim ...
police Regional Office-Cordillera reported government security forces killed on April 2 a leader of the New people's army operating in the tri-borders of Abra, Mountain Province and Ilocos Sur provinces or AMPIS area during an encounter which started ...
Cardinal Quevedo was born March 11, 1939, in The Philippines province of Ilocos Norte on the northern island of Luzon, but moved with his family to the Ililo province in the Philippines' Western Visayas region. He was ordained for the Oblates of Mary ...


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