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Quarantine this plague forever

Allowing the entry of an unlimited number of US troops, facilities and structures is by itself a violation of our Constitution, our sovereignty, our territorial integrity.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »

Migrant workers on death row

A CHILD looks at the poster of Sally Ordinario Villanueva,  one of the Filipinos executed for drug trafficking in China, at Batasan Hills, Quezon City. RAFFY LERMA

Melody Cortez charged her cell phone as she arrived home in San Pablo, Guagua, Pampanga, around 2 p.m. on June 13, 2007. She had missed several calls from an unknown number and when her phone rang again, she answered it right away.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »

Bangsamoro to boost economy

BUDGET Secretary Butch Abad (right)  with Moro Islamic Liberation Front chair  Murad Ebrahim and Secretary Teresita Deles of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process at the handover ceremony on Nov. 2 of the Bangsamoro Development Plan at Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao.  JEOFFREY MAITEM/INQUIRER MINDANAO

The Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro and the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) have caught the attention of business groups in search of new opportunities in agribusiness, manufacturing, energy provision, mineral exploration and financial services.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »

Stories of struggle and hope

WORKERS in Quinapondan in Eastern Samar haul shelter materials as part of the cash-for-work activities of the ICRC and the Philippine Red Cross. ©ICRC/J. Edep

Sitio 22, a community of 21 families affected by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) in Marabut, Samar, is a rough two-hour drive from the main highway.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »

RE-Charging Tacloban with green transport


There is massive potential in using renewable energy to rebuild areas devastated by weather disasters while promoting the concept of “transformational adaptation and resilience.”

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Talk of the Town | Read More »



  • Egypt court dismisses charges against Mubarak
  • Mexican doctor gets 11 years after death caused by liposuction
  • Bus catches fire along Edsa
  • ARMM getting ready to make way for Bangsamoro transition body
  • 15 arrested at demonstration in Ferguson
  • Sports

  • Mickey Rourke, 62, wins boxing bout in Moscow
  • Ateneo continues unbeaten streak, clobbers FEU
  • Asean school games start Sunday in Marikina, Pasig
  • Fun, entertainment usher in IPTL feast
  • Vietnam booters trip Azkals, take top spot
  • Lifestyle

  • Venezuela gets ballet commemorating Hugo Chavez’s life
  • The ABCs of the AEC
  • ADMU, UST enjoy victory in UAAP volleyball opening games
  • Not your usual carolers
  • ‘Chicago’ all set for Dec. 3 opening; local musicians to play in orchestra
  • Entertainment

  • Fans go wild over 88-second ‘Star Wars’ teaser
  • Solaire unveils crown jewel: State-of-the-art The Theatre
  • AnakTV honors most child-friendly programs and stars
  • Charo Santos-Concio wins Gold Stevie Award
  • Dream come true for Basil Valdez
  • Business

  • Despite missed targets, Customs buys new cars
  • Smuggling raps filed vs top rice importer
  • UK firm cites SC ruling on DAP
  • Filinvest Premiere launches Fortune Hill showroom
  • Second tower of Makati’s premium residential enclave
  • Technology

  • Malaysia Airlines apologizes for ‘offensive’ promotion tweet
  • Palace open to cellphone jamming in Bilibid
  • After Globe, more PH websites hacked
  • No customer data hacked, says Globe
  • IBM, FUSE, donate ‘Kidsmart’ computers to Leyte, Sorsogon schools
  • Opinion

  • Editorial Cartooon, November 29, 2014
  • Disastrous for the economy
  • Ting Paterno, economist
  • Social Progress Index
  • ‘Storm swords’ and politics of the Platters
  • Global Nation

  • Want to see Francis? Be in shape, faithful told
  • Respect PH justice system, China urged
  • Laude slay: No DNA match
  • WHO: No complaint over vaccine
  • China urged to respect PH justice system
  • Marketplace