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12 nailed on crosses in Bulacan, Pampanga
by Ding Cervantes - April 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Amid a fiesta or festive atmosphere defying Church-prescribed fasting and abstinence, around 15,000 persons witnessed the true-to-life crucifixion of five penitents in Barangay San Pedro Cutud here on Good Frid...
Boy, 12, stabs to death pregnant woman, daughter in Pampanga
by Ding Cervantes - April 16, 2019 - 12:00am
A 12-year-old boy allegedly stabbed to death a pregnant woman and her four-year-old daughter in this town on Sunday.
2 youth activists kidnapped in Bulacan
by Ding Cervantes - April 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Two youth activists were reportedly kidnapped while posting campaign materials of senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares in Barangay Sta. Cruz, Angat, Bulacan on Saturday.
No crucifixions: Alternative traditions in Pampanga
by Ding Cervantes - April 15, 2019 - 12:00am
For tourists and pilgrims, the Holy Week road to Pampanga has often been crowded. The faithful and the curious often gather at the makeshift Calvary in Barangay San Pedro Cutud to witness the actual crucifixion of...
2 Pampanga barangay captains shot
by Ding Cervantes - March 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Two village chiefs in Apalit town in this province were shot in Minalin on Wednesday.
Comelec to pilot-test fingerprint voter verification
by Ding Cervantes - March 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will pilot-test in Nueva Ecija a new voter registration system that will check the identity of voters through their fingerprints.
World Happiness Report: Philippines ranks 69th
by Ding Cervantes - March 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines has climbed two notches in the latest World Happiness Report released by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).
Help drought-affected fisherfolk, government asked
by Ding Cervantes - March 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Fishermen affected by the dry spell should be provided assistance by the government, a fisherfolk group said.
DOTr seeks bidders for Phase 2 of Malolos-Clark Railway
by Ding Cervantes - March 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has invited interested firms to join the bidding for the construction of the P628-billion, 52-kilometer Phase 2 railway from Malolos, Bulacan to the Clark International ...
DepEd blames DPWH priority shift for lack of classrooms
by Ding Cervantes - February 10, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Education (DepEd) in Central Luzon has blamed the shift in the priorities of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to building roads that has caused the delay in the completion of some...
Bus, truck collide on SCTEX; 4 dead, 48 hurt
by Ding Cervantes - February 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Four persons died and 48 others were injured when a tourist bus rearended a trailer truck along the Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) in Barangay Santiago, Concepcion, Tarlac at about 5:10 a.m. yesterday.
Party-list lawmakers urge government to suspend Manila Bay rehab
by Ding Cervantes - January 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Eight party-list lawmakers yesterday filed a resolution urging the government to suspend the Manila Bay rehabilitation program.
Return P92.5 million, ex-Pampanga mayor told
by Ding Cervantes - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
A former mayor of Pampanga and a private contractor have been asked to return P92.5 million spent for alleged non-existent projects.
Ariel Casilao: ‘Gloria Arroyo acquittal to embolden fraudsters’
by Ding Cervantes - January 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The acquittal of Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of electoral fraud charges during her presidency can “serves as an inspiration to fraudster candidates in the coming 2019 national elections,” according...
Higher gas prices to greet Filipinos in January 2019
by Ding Cervantes - December 29, 2018 - 12:00am
There will be a big fuel price rollback today, but higher pump prices are expected at the start of 2019 as the increase in the excise tax on petroleum products kicks in.
American citizen arrested in Angeles City for luggage theft
by Ding Cervantes - December 28, 2018 - 12:00am
An American citizen was arrested at an apartelle in Angeles City on Wednesday after footage of closed-circuit television cameras showed that he stole the luggage of two South Korean students at the Clark International...
Red tide alert still up in Pampanga, Bataan
by Ding Cervantes - December 27, 2018 - 12:00am
The shellfish ban in Pampanga and Bataan remains, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) alerted the public yesterday.
‘Consultative committee’s federal charter not yet doomed’
by Ding Cervantes - December 27, 2018 - 12:00am
The former spokesman for the defunct consultative committee (Concom) on Charter change remains hopeful on a shift to federalism despite the House of Representatives’ approval of its own “horrible ve...
Countdown to SEA Games 2019 starts
by Ding Cervantes - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Traffic stood still for hours in the cities of Angeles and Mabalacat as the countdown for the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) 2019 was launched here on Friday night with the unveiling of the SEA Games logo...
Carlos Dominguez douses ‘debt trap’ fears in China loans
by Ding Cervantes - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has doused fears of a “debt trap” in the government’s dealings with China to finance its ambitious Build Build Build projects.
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