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10 dead in Hurricane Sandy, says NY mayor

10 dead in Hurricane Sandy, says NY mayor

NEW YORK (31-Oct-2012/PNA/Xinhua) – New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg told a conference Tuesday that Hurricane Sandy has left at least 10 people dead and hundreds of thousands without power and…

Epic storm barrels down on U.S. East Coast

Epic storm barrels down on U.S. East Coast

By Wang Fengfeng ATLANTIC CITY, United States (30-Oct-2012/PNA/Xinhua) – Hurricane Sandy is on Monday churning its way towards the U.S. East Coast, poised to make landfall near Atlantic City on…

COMELEC registration deadline illegal

COMELEC registration deadline illegal

LEGAZPI CITY (29-Oct-2012) – “You should probably act more like an understanding lolo, than a grumpy old man.” This was the statement of Atty. Terry Ridon, National President and General…

PNP Bicol launches Oplan Undas

PNP Bicol launches Oplan Undas

LEGAZPI CITY (29- Oct-2012/PNA) –  The Philippine National Police (PNP) in Bicol would set up check points and deploy additional police personnel as a security measure during the observance of…

BU has 8 new board topnotchers

BU has 8 new board topnotchers

LEGAZPI CITY (29-Oct-2012/PNA) – In the licensure examinations for various courses given this year by the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) from January until this month, Bicol University has produced at…

Muslims celebrate Eid’l Adha

Muslims celebrate Eid’l Adha

MANILA (26-Oct-2012/PNA) – Some 1,500 Muslims gathered at the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City Friday to celebrate Eid’l Adha. Monitoring by the National Capital Region Police Office showed there…

4,000 passengers stranded in Bicol seaports

4,000 passengers stranded in Bicol seaports

LEGAZPI CITY (26-Oct-2012/PNA) – The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) here reported that at least 4,309 passengers were stranded in different sea ports of Bicol region due to severe weather…

Pope names Tagle as new Cardinal

Pope names Tagle as new Cardinal

MANILA (24-Oct-2012) – Pope Benedict XVI has named Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle as the Catholic Church’s newest cardinal. The pontiff elevated Tagle, head of the Philippines’ largest archdiocese, to…

Bishop hits UN proposal to legalize prostitution in PH

Bishop hits UN proposal to legalize prostitution in PH

MANILA (24-Oct-2012) – A Catholic bishop has added his voice to the growing criticisms over a United Nations report recommending that sex-related jobs be legalized in the country. Manila Auxiliary…

Mayor favors legalizing prostitution

Mayor favors legalizing prostitution

DAVAO CITY (24-Oct-2012/PNA) – City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is in favor of legalizing prostitution as proposed by the United Nations (UN). She said this will provide sex workers “access to…