MANILA, April 18 — Six moderate earthquakes shook various parts of the country on Good Friday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
MANILA, April 18 — Prices of shellfish like "tahong" (mussels) and "talaba" (oysters) have skyrocketed in the coastal city of Malabon due to the observance of Good Friday.
MANILA, April 18 — Lawmakers are seeking the regulated importation, manufacture, sale, use and transport of airsoft rifles and pistols for public security and safety.
By Azer N. Parrocha
MANILA, April 18 (PNA) — An estimated 3, 000 Christian devotees on Good Friday commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary in a procession which took off at the Immaculate Concepcion Parish (ICP) in Concepcion, Malabon City.
By Aerol B. Patena
MARILAO, BULACAN, April 18 (PNA) — Groups of pilgrims have flocked to the Shrine of the Divine Mercy in Santa Rosa I, Marilao, Bulacan because they believe it is a place for prayer, healing and inner peace.
MANILA, April 18 — A total of 3,215 young residents of Makati City are enrolled in the Sports, Music, Arts and Recreational Training (SMART) for this year's summer program of the city government.
ZAMBOANGA CITY, April 18 — A local health official has denied reports of alleged prostitution and brothel operations inside the evacuation centers in this city.
MANILA, April 18 — A Metro Manila solon filed a measure that will seek the granting of benefits to non-regular employees of the government to protect them from possible exploitation.
MANILA, April 18 — A former head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines encouraged the holding of the Way of the Cross in every barangay as it may help prevent other faithful from engaging in extreme forms of sacrifice during Holy Week.
MANILA, April 18 — Inspired by the report of World Health Organization (WHO) that cancer can be cured if diagnosed early, a Central Luzon lawmaker wanted to establish Cancer Treatment Center in every region of the country to provide an organized and sustained specialized care.