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Giving back glory to God: Thousands baptized in Iglesia Ni Cristo’s “Grand Baptism” at Ciudad de Victoria

(Eagle News) – The “Grand Baptism” of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) today, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, where thousands of new members, coming from different religions and various races, have started at the Ciudad de Victoria in Bocaue, Bulacan. The INC’s Grand Baptism today also coincides with the 10th year of Brother Eduardo V. Manalo as Executive Minister of the INC. The Church has now reached 152 countries and territories, with its members […]

New state-of-the-art Iglesia Ni Cristo Museum opens to the public; INC Executive Minister leads its inauguration

  (Eagle News) – The new and state-of-the-art Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) museum, featuring the Church’s history, culture, and rapid global expansion since 1914, opens to the public after it was inaugurated on Monday, August 26, 2019 by INC Executive Minister Brother Eduardo V. Manalo. The five-level INC Museum, with a total area of 46,000 square meters, is considered to be the largest private and heritage museum, as well as the largest single-building […]

In photo: President Duterte poses with Honeylet, Kitty in family picture

(Eagle News)–President Rodrigo Duterte’s family has released a picture of the chief executive, following  reports he had not been seen in public for a time. In the picture released by Honeylet Avanceña, Duterte was seen posing with her and his youngest daughter Kitty. The Palace earlier said the President was fine but was very busy, and had to catch up on some paperwork. It added the chief executive was not suffering from any medical condition. […]

DOTr: Sangley airport construction now at 55 percent

  (Eagle News)–Construction of Sangley Airport is now at 55 percent. The Department of Transportation said the structural works for the airport in Cavite so far include the Passenger Terminal Building, runway, apron, drainage system and a power supply. Also included is site development. The DOTr said these pictures taken from August 13 to August 14 show the accelerated pace of construction of the facility that will allow for the military air base to commence […]

Hong Kong protests shut airport as China anger mounts

  by Elaine YU Agence France Presse HONG KONG, China (AFP) — One of the world’s busiest aviation hubs was in chaos early Tuesday after thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters flooded the city’s airport to denounce police violence, forcing the cancellation of all flights. The abrupt shutdown came as the Chinese government signalled its rising anger at the protesters, denouncing some of the violent demonstrations as “terrorism”, and the United States urged “all sides” […]

Nigeria’s ambassador visits INC Central office for courtesy call on INC Executive Minister

  (Eagle News) – The ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria visited the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) Central Office in Quezon City for a courtesy call on INC Executive Minister, Brother Eduardo V. Manalo, on Friday, August 9, 2019. The visit of Her Excellency Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Adekunbi Abibat Sonaike-Ayodeji to the INC Executive Minister was also the first visit of a representative of Nigeria to the INC Central Office. “The […]

UPDATED: At least 31 dead after 3 passenger boats capsize in rough seas between Iloilo City and Guimaras

(Eagle News) – At least 31 people died after three passenger boats capsized in rough seas between Iloilo and Guimaras, while at least 65 people were rescued on Saturday, August 3, 2019, authorities said. According to a report from the Iloilo City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC), the latest count of 31 dead was updated after two more bodies were recovered in waters off Dumangas, Iloilo on Tuesday, August 6. The Iloilo City […]

In photos: Manila Mayor Isko Moreno presents plan to turn Manila into a “green city”

  (Eagle News)–In these pictures provided by the Manila Public Information Office, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno is seen presenting a pilot project to turn Manila into a “green city.” The plan, the Manila PIO said, includes the expansion of Arroceros Park in Ermita. Moreno has vowed to return Manila to its “former glory.” He has been hailed on social media for his efforts to clean up Divisoria, Lagusnilad underpass, among others.  

In photos: Historic Itbayat Catholic Church severely damaged after strong Batanes quakes

(Eagle News) — The historic Itbayat Catholic church in Batanes, or the Santa Maria de Mayan parish church, bore the brunt of the successive strong quakes early Saturday, July 27.  The tremors with a magnitude of 5.4 and 5.9 struck the region within hours of each other. The Itbayat church’s belfry was severely damaged and fell down after the tremors. The construction of the church building was started in 1872 and completed in 1888. The […]