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Pope Francis: Mabuhay ang Pilipinas!

NEW EVANGELISTS  Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle (left, in silhouette) watches Pope Francis’ video address to participants in the Philippine Conference on New Evangelization at the University of Santo Tomas on Friday. VINCENT GO/CONTRIBUTOR

“Bring Jesus now into the world of politics, business, arts, science, technology and social media,” Pope Francis on Friday enjoined the faithful in a video message that concluded the first Philippine Conference on New Evangelization (PCNE).

Posted: October 19th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Estrada to ask Hong Kong to lift travel advisory against PH

Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada said on Thursday he would seek the lifting of Hong Kong’s travel advisory against the Philippines, which has cited, among other reasons, the bloody hostage-taking at the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park three years ago.

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

NBI uncovers new way to ship shabu in arrest of 3 Chinese


The National Bureau of Investigation seized P314 million worth of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) and arrested three Chinese nationals during a raid on a drying station in Tondo, Manila, last week.

Posted: September 9th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Mali to stay in Manila Zoo, says vet


Mali is not going anywhere. She is here to stay.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

African who swallowed shabu capsules indicted on drug charges

Akilou Bassi. FILE PHOTO

The Benin national arrested by the National Bureau of Invetigation after ingesting and then expelling dozens of capsules containing shabu has been charged with possession and transportation of illegal drugs in the Manila Regional Trial Court.

Posted: June 21st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Taiwanese team finally views 2-hour video on Coast Guard shooting of fishing boat

Taiwanese investigators rides a rubber boat as they inspect a ship involved in the alleged shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman while they continue their probe in Manila on Tuesday, May 28, 2013. They have completed their investigation into the death of the fisherman off Balintang Island in northern Philippines, with the evidence collected by the National Bureau of Investigation, Yang Wan-Li, head of the delegation, said on Thursday night.  AP PHOTO/AARON FAVILA

Members of the Taiwanese team in Manila watched on Tuesday the two-hour video of the May 9 shooting of a Taiwanese boat by Philippine Coast Guard members that led to the death of a Taiwanese fisherman.

Posted: May 28th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Video of Taiwanese fishing vessel shooting ‘revealing,’ ‘helpful’ — De Lima

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima: Probe beyong ‘David Tan’.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Tuesday a video clip of the shooting incident involving the Philippine Coast Guard and a Taiwanese fishing vessel in the Balintang Channel was “very revealing” and “helpful to the investigation.”

Posted: May 21st, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

South African woman caught with 2 kg of shabu charged

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A South African woman, who was arrested last week by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation, was charged in a Manila regional trial court with illegal transport of more than two kilograms of “shabu” (methamphetamine hydrochloride).

Posted: April 18th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

P1.2-B rice shipment seized in Cebu

Ruffy Biazon, Customs, Fake Chinese Beer

Amid calls for his head for allegedly failing to stop smuggling, Commissioner Rozzano Rufino Biazon on Friday disclosed that the Bureau of Customs had foiled an attempt to smuggle into the country rice worth P1.2 billion through the Port of Cebu.

Posted: April 13th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Korean arrested for stealing dormmate’s wallet in Manila


A 59-year-old Korean national was arrested Monday morning after his housemate complained that the former stole his wallet while he was sleeping in their boarding house in Ermita, Manila.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »



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