LTO: Number 8 car plates illegal

Inquirer.net 11/17/2018

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has not yet issued No. 8 protocol plates for lawmakers in the 17th Congress, rendering the use of No. 8 plates illegal, an LTO official said yesterday. LTO Law Enforcement Service Director…

8 families, evacuees, lose homes to Naga fire

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/29/2018

Their homes were spared by the massive landslide in Barangay Tinaan in Naga City, more than a month ago, but on Monday (Oct. 29), the houses of eight families, temporarily displaced by the landslide, were lost to…

High food prices tagged as poor families’ inflation hits 8%

Inquirer.net 10/22/2018

FOR AUGUST High food prices pushed up inflation among the country’s poorest families to 8 percent year-on-year in August, the government reported Monday. The rate of increase in prices of basic goods among those belonging to the…

Grieving grandpa, a landslide evacuee, dies, 8 days after tragic Naga incident

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/28/2018

A 76-year-old grandfather, who lost at least 15 relatives from the landslide that hit Sitio Sindulan in Barangay Tinaan in Naga City, died on Friday dawn (Sept. 28) at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC), eight…

MINING HALTED IN 8 REGIONS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 09/22/2018

  In the wake of the recent tragedies in Cebu and Benguet that many blamed on quarrying and mining activities, President Rodrigo Duterte last night announced that he would consider suspending mining activities in most parts of…

8,319 Isabela residents move to safe ground before ‘Ompong’ makes landfall

Inquirer.net 09/14/2018

CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela – As many as 8,319 residents of low-lying communities moved to safer ground on Friday after weather experts said Typhoon “Ompong” has veered towards the province. Most of the evacuees come from the…

Though down 8 points, Duterte keeps ‘very good’ rating

Inquirer.net 09/09/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte’s net trust rating dropped to its lowest in the nine surveys taken since he took office in June 2016, according to the latest survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS). His trust rating fell…

8 nabbed in Tejero drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic 09/08/2018

At least eight were arrested in a drug bust operation conducted in Barangay Tejero on September 8, Saturday noon. Rogelio Labestre, who was the target of the operation was arrested during the operation conducted by personnel from…

Why do Catholics celebrate the Virgin Mary’s birthday on September 8?

Francis B. Ongkingco 09/07/2018

Today, many may no longer realize its connection with December 8 — nine months before September— when we celebrate the solemnity of Her Immaculate Conception. Historically, however, Mary’s birthday was already being celebrated by the Church even…

8 films for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/16/2018

SHOWING in cinemas nationwide are eight films of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP). The film festival is hosted by Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP). Now on its second year, PPP is a weeklong celebration…

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