Front Pages 2011

Front Pages 2011: Hubert Webb | Davao City Flashflood

Front Pages 2011: Hubert Webb | Davao City Flashflood

Front pages of Bulletin, Inquirer, and Star, June 30

June 29, 2011. In a press conference, Hubert Webb slammed Department of Justice (DOJ) Sec. Leila de Lima’s decision to reopen the 20-year-old Vizconde massacre case. Webb and six others were already acquitted of the crime on December 2010 by the Supreme Court. [Page One stories on Hubert Webb: Bulletin | Inquirer | Star]

Meanwhile, in Davao City, 25 people were killed in a flashflood brought forth by heavy rains. [Page One stories on the Davao City flashflood: Bulletin | Inquirer | Star]

The papers also had feature articles on Pres. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s first year in office. [Page One stories on P-Noy’s 1st year in office: Bulletin | Inquirer | Star]

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Front Pages 2011 is Pinoy Index’s way of looking back at notable events of 2011, as presented on the front page of the three leading broadsheet newspapers in the country: the Manila Bulletin, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and the Philippine Star.

Images of newspaper front pages featured in this post are retrieved from the Bulletin e-paper site at Pressmart.com, the Inquirer e-paper site at PressDisplay.com, and the Philippine Star archives.

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