Militant urban poor groups stage their version of the Pabasa or Reading of the Passion of Christ on Monday at the Plaza Miranda in Manila. The groups, read a litany of problems with the Aquino administration in place of the traditional Passion on the life death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
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Members of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) take a look at one of three newly acquired C-295 Medium Lift Fixed-Wing Aircraft inside Villamor Air Base in Pasay City on Monday. The country bought the military transport plane, which can carry 50 paratroopers or up to 20,000 lbs. of load, from Spain.
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Pilgrims take pictures in front of the statue of the Virgin Mary at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag in Pangasinan on Monday. The church in Manaoag is one of the churches most frequently visited by Catholic Filipinos during Holy Week for their devotions and the traditional Visita Iglesia.
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Passengers going to different provinces for the Holy Week flock to the Araneta Bus Terminal in Cubao, Quezon City on Monday. Despite Monday being a regular working day, many people opted to travel early to avoid the rush of travelers taking advantage of the four-day weekend.
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Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (left) turns to leave as the casket of the country's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, is carried off during the funeral service at the National University of Singapore on Sunday. Grieving Singaporeans and world leaders paid their final respects to the the country's founding father.
MANILA – Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff General Gregorio Catapang, Jr. said Filipinos should not lose hope in the midst of the massive and fast-paced reclamation activities by China in at least seven features in the West Philippine Sea.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has found probable cause to indict so-called "pork barrel scam queen" Janet Lim Napoles and her husband, Jaime Napoles, before the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) for tax evasion.
by Ina Reformina, ABS-CBN News
DOJ indicts Janet Napoles, husband for tax evasion
Can one measure Philippine economic growth by the sheer number of convenience stores opening up in the Metro? Coco Alcuaz takes a look at the growing consumer market influenced by changing lifestyles among young people.
DUESSELDORF, Germany - The co-pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a Germanwings plane was treated for suicidal tendencies "several years ago", before he received his pilot's licence, German prosecutors said Monday.