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February 14, 2018 9:16 AM Roque to Palace reporters: Flowers, condoms, anyone?

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque distributed on Wednesday condoms in Malacañang in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Roque, through his staff, distributed a box of Department of Health’s lubricated rubber at the press working area at the New Executive Building in Malacañang. Female members of the Malacañang Press Corps, meanwhile, received a bouquet 4

February 13, 2018 9:59 AM Cebuano Catholics exempted from abstinence for Chinese New Year celebration

CEBU CITY-Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has granted Cebuano Catholics, especially those of Chinese descent, an exemption or dispensation from the Lenten discipline of abstinence in celebration of the Chinese New Year on Friday. The 67-year-old prelate, in an interview, said the archdiocese understands the value of the celebration for the Chinese community 5

February 12, 2018 8:44 AM Blatche joins Gilas Pilipinas practice

Andray Blatche reunited with his Gilas Pilipinas teammates on Monday afternoon as he rejoined the team at the start of its daily trainings at West Greenhills Gym. Blatche was the latest addition in the session as coach Chot Reyes had 12 locals present for practice. Jayson Castro and June Mar Fajardo bannered the attendees, together with Gabe Norwood 3

February 3, 2018 10:29 AM Manila Fil-Chi Catholics may eat meat during Chinese New Year, a Friday

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle officiates a mass on Ash Wednesday at the Arzobispado de Manila in Intramuros, Manila on March 1, 2017. For Roman Catholics Ash Wednesday opens the season of Lent, a day devoted to fasting, reconciliation and prayer. (File photo by GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE / Philippine Daily Inquirer) Filipino-Chinese and Chinese Catholics 4

January 20, 2018 9:36 AM Boses ni Xian, muling ginamit sa international film na ‘Paddington 2’

MULING ipinahiram ni Xian Lim ang boses niya to one of Britain’s most beloved literary bears na si Paddington. Xian played around and stretched his voice acting as he took front and center again in the second big-screen outing of the marmalade-loving bear in the Philippines. The Kapamilya actor’s foray as a voice talent began in 2015 when he lent his voice 4

January 15, 2018 9:36 AM 'Nothing lavish' about Alvarez's birthday bash, says Roque

MANILA - Presidential spokesman Harry Roque defended Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez from criticisms that his recent birthday party attended by President Rodrigo Duterte among others was extravagant. "There was nothing lavish about the affair, I can assure you that," Roque told reporters, adding that despite the presence of top government officials, Alvarez' 7

November 1, 2017 2:38 PM Metro Manila Police Chief: All Saints' Day 'Generally peaceful'

"As of this time, it was generally peaceful. We have not received any incident or any criminal activity inside and outside of cemeteries, although we had one incident in Paranaque which is an akyat bahay incident," he told CNN Philippines' News Night. Fewer people visited cemeteries this year compared to previous years. However, visitors nationwide still 72

October 1, 2017 4:28 PM Durham sparks Bolts to win over Hotshots

MANILA, Philippines — Meralco, inspired by a courageous stand by injured import Allen Durham, waged an amazing fightback from 11 points down in the last five minutes of the game and stunned Star, 72-66, in the opener of their PBA Governors Cup best-of-five semifinal series at the Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan, Laguna last night. Durham endured his sprained 3

July 26, 2017 6:54 AM Barbara Sinatra, last wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 90

(FILES) This file photo taken on October 18, 2008 shows Barbara Sinatra, wife of late entertainer Frank Sinatra, during the National Italian American Foundation’s 33rd Anniversary Awards Gala on October 18, 2008 in Washington, DC. Former model Barbara Sinatra, a humanitarian activist who was Frank Sinatra’s last wife, died Tuesday in California, her foundation 19

July 11, 2017 2:53 PM Qatar, US sign agreement on boosting counterterrorism

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took his mission to break the deadlock between Qatar and four Arab states to the tiny energy-rich nation Tuesday, securing a commitment from Qatar to intensify its counterterrorism efforts as he looks to end the squabbling among key Middle Eastern allies. Qatar was Tillerson's second stop on a shuttle-diplomacy circuit 10