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Prosecutors object to new SC rule on judicial affidavit

MANILA, Philippines - The Prosecutors' League of the Philippines (PLP) is objecting to the Supreme Court's new rule requiring the submission of judicial affidavits instead of direct testimony of witnesses in criminal cases.

Black Nazarene paraded in Quiapo on New Year's Day

MANILA, Philippines - Devotees brought the Black Nazarene image around the streets of Quiapo, Manila on Tuesday morning.

Sea row must not destabilize Asia - ADB

MANILA, Philippines - Asia’s leaders must not allow diplomatic distractions, including territorial disputes, to destabilize further an already uncertain economic and geopolitical environment, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Unforgettable news of 2012

Maraming pangyayari ang tumatak ngayong 2012. At kahit sa kahuli-hulihang buwan ng taon, humamon sa katatagan ng mga Pinoy. Balikan natin ang mga balitang nagpaiyak, nagpatawa, at nagparamdam sa atin na ang sarap maging Pilipino. Bandila, Disyembre 31, 2012, Lunes

Fr. James Reuter, S.J. passes away

Playwright and journalist, Fr. James B. Reuter, S.J. has passed away. He was 96.

'Fr. Reuter dedicated life to serving Pinoys'

Sumakabilang-buhay na ang Amerikanong Heswitang si Fr. James B. Reuter Jr. sa edad na 96. Kinilala si Fr. Reuter dahil sa kanyang mga gawaing nag-ugnay sa simbahan at sa media.

Fireworks injuries rise to 186 before New Year

MANILA – Philippine officials Monday reported more injuries from fireworks as the emergency services braced for a night of thunderous and sometimes deadly merrymaking to usher in the new year.

Aquino calls for unity in 2013

MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday called on the nation to unite in the coming New Year.

Fr. James Reuter, SJ dies at 96

MANILA, Philippines (4th UPDATE) – Fr. James Bertram Reuter Jr., SJ died Monday afternoon. He was 96 years old.

PNP seizes P11.9M worth of illegal fireworks

President Aquino has ordered the police and other concerned agencies to run after manufacturers and vendors of illegal firecrackers. ABS-CBN’s Ryan Chua with the report. -- Dateline Philippines, ANC, December 31, 2012