Front Pages 2012

Front Pages: The Historic Black Nazarene Procession 2012

Front Pages: Black Nazarene Procession 2012

Front pages of Bulletin, Inquirer and Star, January 10, 2012

January 9, 2012. This year’s Feast of the Black Nazarene procession was historic: the Black Nazarene float roamed around Manila and returned to Quiapo Church after a record 22 hours.

The event was also filled with tension, as President Benigno Aquino III himself raised the possibility of terrorists striking during the procession. He instructed telecommunications companies to disable cellphone signals around the procession’s path.

[Manila Bulletin: Devotees defy threat]

[Philippine Daily Inquirer: Millions defy terror alert | Gov’t agents raid houses of terror group]

[The Philippine Star: Devotees ignore terror warning | Raids yield no terrorists; telcos disable signals]

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Star: Senators to get new robes

» Economy worsened in 2011, says poll
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Inquirer: Economy last year not fun to many – Pulse

» Tensions at West Philippine Sea over island claims
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Bulletin: PH beefing up defense capability
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