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We need to band together to fight cyber child pornography


Shortly after Super Typhoon “Yolanda” struck our country, an international watch group cautioned on the possibility of child trafficking.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »

Do we have a mentally sick society?


There is so much violence happening in the streets of Metro Manila one would think a war is going on. Reports of criminality are so numerous that it has almost become a way of life for us.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Columns,Health and Wellness,Mind and Body | Read More »

A Year of Wistful Thinking


They would have wanted to remember the happier times, but the recent holidays did not allow for that. Christmas, Peddy Davantes says, was spent at his daughter Kae’s gravesite at Manila Memorial Park in Parañaque.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

In simultaneous raids, Kenneth Cobonpue runs after furniture copies–a first


RSK Furniture would have been another nondescript shop along the national highway to Tagaytay City, except that it allegedly sells products being passed off as those of renowned designer Kenneth Cobonpue.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Most copied is the ‘Yoda’ chair; NBI team also swoops down on Market! Market!


Kenneth Cobonpue sounded excited on the phone, like a fisher who finally felt a tug on his line.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Notorious Aussie criminal, book author Mark ‘Chopper’ Read dies

In this June 4, 2002 photo, former underworld figure Mark "Chopper" Read poses for a photo during a launch his book "Hooky the Cripple" in Sydney, Australia. Read, one of Australia's most notorious and colorful crime figures, died on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 20123, after a long battle with liver cancer, his manager said. He was 58. AP

Mark “Chopper” Read, one of Australia’s most notorious and colorful crime figures, died on Wednesday after a long battle with liver cancer, his manager said. He was 58.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Protect yourself against crime by following these safety tips


It’s a harsh reality—evil lurks in our streets, even our neighborhoods. To put together this special issue on personal safety, we visited the Southern Police District Headquarters and spoke to Police Supt. Jenny Tecson, chief of the Public Information Office of the SPD.

Posted: September 28th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

The epidemic of cell phone theft


Filipinos should support a campaign in the United States to get mobile phone manufacturers to install a “kill switch” in their products.

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

Killing of indigenous leader bares ugly face of Boracay development

ATI LEADER Dexter Condez, who was killed last February.

Dubbed as “party island,” Boracay has been rated as Asia’s top beach destination for relaxation and spa treatment, third in nightlife entertainment, and the Philippines’ second top tourist destination, according to Agoda, an international hotel-booking website.

Posted: April 8th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Crime TV

CLOSELY MONITORING: National Parks Development Council Director Juliet Vargas and Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. scan the wall of monitors (PDI Photo/Niño Jesus Orbeta)

Someone is watching you. Look up—a little over to the left or right. On street corners and doorways. Sometimes from lampposts and walls. See those innocent-looking boxes, that glint of glass? They are closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras and they are everywhere.

Posted: April 6th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

The Kawit mass shooting: Who is Ronald Bae?

The quiet community where Bae sowed death (PDI Photo/Edwin Bellosillo)

KAWIT, Cavite—No one could ever know what went on inside Ronald Baquiran Bae’s head when he casually walked around his neighborhood and fired his gun indiscriminately, taking the life of eight innocent people. On January 4, around 9 a.m., this closely-knit community still recovering from the revelry of the New Year past, was greeted by [...]

Posted: March 2nd, 2013 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

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  3. Life lessons I want to teach my son
  4. No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  5. ‘Wild West’ Masbate’s pristine marine gems
  6. The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  7. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  8. Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  9. What has happened to Barrio Fiesta and Singing Cooks & Waiters?
  10. Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
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  2. How to enjoy Buntod
  3. Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  4. How Margie Moran-Floirendo keeps her dancer’s body
  5. Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  6. Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  7. ‘Wild West’ Masbate’s pristine marine gems
  8. Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  9. ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  10. Life lessons I want to teach my son
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  2. Mary Jean Lastimosa is new Miss Universe Philippines
  3. Did Angara ruin Pia Wurtzbach’s chances at Bb. Pilipinas?
  4. Dominique–Gretchen and Tonyboy Cojuangco’s daughter–now an endorser
  5. Vinegar test helpful vs cervical cancer
  6. From Jeannie to mom of suicide victim
  7. San Vicente beaches hidden but not for long
  8. Borgy and Georgina are back; others are off–again
  9. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?
  10. Sen. Angara: I thought Pia Wurtzbach gave a good answer


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  • Lifestyle

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  • Business

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  • Opinion

  • Editorial Cartoon, April 25, 2014
  • No deal, Janet
  • Like making Al Capone a witness vs his gang
  • MERS-CoV and mothers
  • A graduation story
  • Global Nation

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