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Women invade mine; one runs 100-ton truck

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BIG JOB FOR SMALL WOMAN.  Marina Bartolome, who stands 4’11”, is dwarfed by the large-scale haul truck she drives every day to the open-pit mine of OceanaGold Corp. in Barangay Didipio, Nueva Vizcaya province.  RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

On any day about a year and a half ago, Marina Bartolome, 30, would be tending her three children, ages 6 to 10, while her husband operated a bulldozer at the gold project of OceanaGold Corp. in the mining community of Didipio here.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

More to see in Santa Ana, Cagayan

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Scuba divers enjoy the waters off Cape Engaño on Palaui Island in Santa Ana town in northern Cagayan province. The place was ranked by CNN 10th among the Top 100 beaches in the world in 2013. It highlights a well-preserved beach and a Spanish lighthouse on top of a hill.  Chen Reyes-Mencias/Contributor

Visitors who have been enchanted by the sights on Palaui Island may also want to check out the nearby natural attractions of this town, mostly known for its white sand beaches, clear waters and pristine coral formations.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Palaui Island: ‘Raw beauty’ in Cagayan

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Scuba divers enjoy the waters off Cape Engaño on Palaui Island in Santa Ana town in northern Cagayan province. The place was ranked by CNN 10th among the Top 100 beaches in the world in 2013. It highlights a well-preserved beach and a Spanish lighthouse on top of a hill.  Chen Reyes-Mencias/Contributor

For the adventurous who are willing to endure the more than 12-hour, 600-kilometer road trip from Metro Manila to Palaui Island, a piece of paradise awaits you in the Babuyan Channel in northeastern Luzon.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Baguio revisited


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BAMBOO ART: A piece from the Bamboo Museum (PDI Northern Luzon/Richard Balonglong)

Talk about the perfect place to spend the summer and Baguio City’s cool mountain breeze readily comes to mind.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Home-made bonnets in demand as Baguio temperature drops

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NIPPY UP THERE.  Residents in the mining town of Mankayan in Benguet set up a bonfire as the temperature dropped to 14 degrees Celsius on Thursday night. It is, however, cooler in Baguio City and in other upland towns so that the familiar knitted Baguio bonnet, one of the summer capital's cheapest and popular souvenir items, has become in demand.  RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

There’s no better time to use that familiar knitted Baguio bonnet, one of the summer capital’s cheapest and popular souvenir items, than now.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Halloween: Wear costumes of saints, not monsters, urge prelates

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Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas is asking parishioners in the province not to dress their children and themselves in outfits that depict demons, witches, vampires, zombies and creatures from local folklore like the tikbalang, aswang and kapre on All Saints’ Day.

Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas is asking parishioners in the province not to dress their children and themselves in outfits that depict demons, witches, vampires, zombies and creatures from local folklore like the tikbalang, aswang and kapre on All Saints’ Day.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Dagupan launches ‘name our bangus contest’

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This Pangasinan city produces what it markets as the “world’s tastiest bangus,” but its milkfish has no official brand and still goes by its generic name.

Posted: March 28th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Kris Aquino as Massacre Queen and other 1990s Philippine inside jokes in Linmark’s new novel, ‘Leche’

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The winner of the Mr. Pogi Hawaii 1991 finds the opportunity to visit the Filipino communities in the United States mainland.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

FVR tours book on People Power

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Former President Fidel Ramos. AFP FILE PHOTO

Former President Fidel Ramos is touring the country to promote his book on the 1986 People Power revolt, “Silver Linings: 25 Years of the People Power Revolution.”

Posted: September 17th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Exercise is heart work, says expert

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If you want to stay fit and healthy, doing household chores, swimming a few laps or engaging in sports won’t help you. Take it from a health expert. “Others say that swimming, sports or cleaning the house or fetching water is an exercise. They are merely recreation,” said Assistant Health Secretary Eric Tayag. “When we [...]

Posted: September 19th, 2011 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Woman turns pebbles into works of art

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BAGUIO CITY, Philippines—If you see this young accounting graduate looking intently at a flat river pebble along the road, pray that she pick it up. Christine Faye Rosete, 22, paints replicas of Michelangelo, Gustav Klimt, Picasso, Van Gogh, Modigliani and Botticelli on flat pebbles that fit in her palm. The details are so vivid that [...]

Posted: May 20th, 2011 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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