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Palace opposes sanction vs controversial artist

By Amita O. Legaspi – Malacañang is not in favor of having Mideo Cruz, the artist behind the “blasphemous” artwork “Poleteismo,” sanctioned, saying it would be tantamount to censorship.

'Blasphemous' art exhibit shut down

By Delon Porcalla – The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) yesterday closed down the gallery showing a controversial art exhibit, part of which reaped a firestorm for being “sacrilegious” and “blasphemous.”

Senator Migz Zubiri resigns

By Angelo L. Gutierrez – Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri today announced that he is resigning from the Senate amid allegations that he benefitted from massive election fraud in 2007.

Bishop calls on Noy to resign, hints of shadow ouster group

By Gerard Naval and Regina Bengco – Butuan Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos, known to be close to the Arroyo administration, yesterday called on President Aquino to resign after allegedly making it apparent by his actions that he is not interested in being president of the country.

Millions of pesos lost in Batangas fishkill

Fishermen in Batangas province have lost millions of pesos following a massive fishkill in the waters of Taal Lake.

2 dead, 40 missing in Compostela Valley landslide

By Claire Cornelio, ABS-CBN News – Two persons were killed, six were injured and 40 others are believed to be missing after a landslide hit a small-scale mining community in the municipality of Pantukan, Compostela Valley province on Friday.