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Pope Francis names Dela Cruz as archbishop of Zamboanga

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Pope Francis on Saturday named 66-year old Kidapawan Bishop Romulo dela Cruz as the new archbishop of Zamboanga.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

93 more exotic animals seized

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Wildlife authorities have seized 93 exotic animals from Indonesia, Australia and Papua New Guinea, including wild birds, reptiles and mammals, which were smuggled into Mindanao in the second such haul in just two weeks.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

JICA tests water-purifying equipment for use by ‘Yolanda’-hit areas

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A Japanese technology that could turn contaminated water into safe, potable water is now being pilot-tested by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in a typhoon-hit area of northern Cebu province.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Papal Nuncio celebrates mass in ruined Tacloban Church

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Papal Nuncio to the Philippines Archbishop Guiseppe Pinto. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/JESS YUSON

Na higugma ha iyo an santo papa!(The Holy Father loves you!). This was the message conveyed by Papal Nuncio to the Philippines Guiseppe Pinto during his homily in a Christmas Mass he celebrated at the Sto. Niño church, this city. The church was one of the city structures badly damaged by supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).

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

US military ‘godsend’ to ‘Yolanda’ victims

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As soon as Navy pilot Matthew Stafford puts his helicopter down in the village of Borongan, he is rushed by dozens of local men who form a line to unload the supplies he has flown in from the USS George Washington aircraft carrier.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PH helpless in face of powerful storms—experts

This photo released by the Malacanang Photo Bureau shows an aerial view of Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the region in the Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

Authorities were sure they had done enough to prevent mass casualties from Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan), but with 10,000 people now feared dead experts say parts of the country may be helpless against relentless storms.

Posted: November 11th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Compostela Valley to turn land once notorious for marijuana into food basket

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An upland community that was once notorious as “home” to marijuana plantations is slowly transforming into the food basket of Compostela Valley.

Posted: November 3rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

EU envoy promotes disaster preparedness in Camarines Sur

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The European Union (EU) envoy to the Philippines visited Camarines Sur on Tuesday to promote the importance of disaster preparedness.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Indian couple found dead on Iloilo beach

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The bodies of an Indian man and his wife were found along the shoreline of Oton town in Iloilo early Wednesday, according to initial police reports.

Posted: September 25th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Americans advised: Stay away from Zamboanga area

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The United States Embassy in Manila told its citizens, on Monday, to stay away from the Zamboanga area amid clashes between government forces and armed members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF).

Posted: September 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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