Simbang Gabi 2014 - Day 5

"Simbang Gabi" is a Filipino Christmas tradition, a series of nine dawn masses that starts as early as 4 a.m. from December 16 and until December 24.

Nestor Archival

CEBU. Former Cebu City Councilor Nestor Archival (second from left) reads his statement on the murder case of his brother lawyer Noel Archival during a press conference at NBI 7 office.(Arni Aclao)

Reality check

CAGAYAN DE ORO. Amid the joy and warmth the brightly colored-lights bring at the Gaston Park at night and where a giant Christmas tree stands in the middle, the less privileged are taking refuge on the cemented and comfortable pavement of the park. (Joey P. Nacalaban)

Retouch

DAVAO CITY. Nag-iyahay pag-retouch ang mga inahan sa dagway sa ilang anak samtang wa pa misugod ang kontes sa Banda Martsa Parada sa Pasko Piyesta nga giapilan sa 24 ka grupo sa dalang San Pedro, dakbayan sa Davao kagahapon. (Seth Delos Reyes)

Naglibod og saging

DAVAO CITY. Tigbaligya og saging nga linung-ag naglibud sa iyang saging tungod sa daghang tumatan-aw sa Banda Matrsa Parada sa Pasko Piyesta sa dalang San Pedro, dakbayan sa Davao kagahapon. (Seth Delos Reyes)

Banda Martsa Parada

DAVAO CITY. Nagkapuliki ang mga magtutudlo ug mga ginikanan nga miabag sa ilang anak nga miapil sa Banda Martsa Parada sa Pasko Piyesta sa dakbayan sa Davao kagahapon. (Seth Delos Reyes)

Simbang Gabi 2014 - Day 4

"Simbang Gabi" is a Filipino Christmas tradition, a series of nine dawn masses that starts as early as 4 a.m. from December 16 and until December 24.

Christmas shopping

CAGAYAN DE ORO. A woman chooses from among the sold Christmas bags and wrappers that would fit for the gifts she readies. (Joey P. Nacalaban)

 Addressing traffic congestion

CAGAYAN DE ORO. To address traffic congestion in Cogon areas, the City Enterprise and Economic Department and the Roads Traffic Administration designate the block along J.R. Borja between Osmeña and Roa Streets for all vendors. (Joey P. Nacalaban)

Grand prize winner

DAVAO. Erlinda Lopez, Department of Trade and Industry representative, checks on the grand prize winner picked from thousands of entries of Super Suki Christmas Raffle Promo grand draw. (King Rodriguez)

More NPA rebels yield this year

THE Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) has noted an increase in the number of the New People's Army (NPA) members who surrendered to the authorities since January 2014.

Eastmincom public information officer Major Ezra Balagtey said they have recorded a total of 455 rebel returnees in...

Troops distribute gifts

MORE than 100 residents from two villages in Mawab town in Compostela Valley received gifts from troops of the Philippine Army’s 10th Infantry Division at Camp Manuel T. Yan in the province on Friday.

Dubbed as “Community Christmas Party,” the event was organized by the 10th Infantry...

Number of Davao voters down

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Davao Region has recorded a decrease in the total number of registered voters in the region.

From 2,539,415 registered voters last July, the region now has a total of 2,484,233 registered voters as of the latest Electoral Registration Board (ERB)...

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