• Chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica
    Pope Francis leads the Chrism Mass in Saint Peter's Basilica on Maundy Thursday.

  • Pope Francis celebrates the Chrism Mass
    Pope Francis blows on blessed Chrism oil as he celebrates the Chrism Mass in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Maundy Thursday.

  • Sunken ferry rescue operations in S. Korea
    Rescue ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship which sank off Jindo in this picture provided by the Korea Coast Guard and released by Yonhap. Rescuers fought rising winds, strong waves and murky waters on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, mostly teenage schoolchildren.

  • Families in pain
    Family members of passengers missing on the overturned South Korean ferry Sewol react at the port in Jindo. Rescuers fought rising winds, strong waves and murky waters on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, mostly teenage schoolchildren, still missing after the ferry capsized.

  • Penitents in Mandaluyong City
    Devotees whip themselves to atone for sins during a Maundy Thursday ritual in Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila.

DFA: 2 Filipinos among rescued from sunken Korean ferry

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Thursday that two Filipinos were among the passengers rescued from a ferry that capsized off South Korea on Wednesday morning.
DFA: 2 Filipinos among rescued from sunken Korean ferry

PNoy says sorry for NAIA 1 woes

MANILA - President Benigno Aquino III has appealed for understanding following complaints over busted equipment at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1.
PNoy says sorry for NAIA 1 woes

OFW from UAE tests positive for MERS-CoV

MANILA (3rd UPDATE) - An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who arrived in Manila Tuesday (April 15) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-COV).
OFW from UAE tests positive for MERS-CoV


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Rule out possible MERS-CoV infection, OFWs urged

The Department of Health (DOH) has directed the passengers who traveled with the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome–Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) to take steps to rule out the possibility that they may have been similarly exposed to the virus.
Posted 11 hours ago

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Maynilad cancels scheduled water interruptions

Maynilad Water Services Inc. (Maynilad) on Thursday cancelled its scheduled three-day water interruptions in parts of Metro Manila and Cavite.
Posted 4 hours ago

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'X-Men' director accused of drugging, raping teenager

Producer and director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in California and Hawaii in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. court on Wednesday.
Posted 14 hours ago

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Pacquiao gets near Floyd in ESPN rankings

MANILA – Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao moved two places up in ESPN’s pound-for-pound list as he got closer to his American rival Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Posted 20 hours ago

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Tagle leads Washing of the Feet in Manila Cathedral

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle led the traditional Washing of the Feet at the Manila Cathedral on Maundy Thursday.
Posted 9 hours ago

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Why Spain filmfest picked tarsier 'Gwapo' as mascot

SPAIN - The tarsier from Bohol was chosen as the mascot for this year’s Asian Summer Film Festival which will be held from July 15 to July 20 in the Catalan city of Vic.  
Posted 23 hours ago


Alleged drug pusher, user nabbed inside fastfood chain

A suspected drug pusher was arrested by police authorities in a buy-bust operation in Naga City on Maundy Thursday.


Captain of capsized S.Korean ferry faces criminal investigation

The captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized off the southwest coast was facing a criminal investigation on Thursday, an official said, amid unconfirmed reports that he was one of the first people to jump to safety as the vessel began sinking.

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Portland flushes water reservoir after man urinates in it

Portland, Oregon is flushing 38 million gallons (143 million liters) of drinking water down the drain because a 19-year-old man urinated in an open reservoir.

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Salamat Dok: Boys, circumcision time!

Summer is the time of the year which most students anticipate. However, in the Philippines, this is also the season when young boys prepare for a traditional rite of passage - circumcision.

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