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Newborn babies shriek as typhoon passes Cebu

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The winds were roaring while Juvelyn Panghubasan was having labor pains.

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Cebu evacuation center runs out of food, water

Residents living along the coastal areas take shelter in an unfinished building hours before Typhoon Hagupit passes near the city of Legazpi on December 7, 2014.  Typhoon Hagupit tore apart homes and sent waves crashing through coastal communities across the eastern Philippines, creating more misery for millions following a barrage of deadly disasters. AFP/TED ALJIBE

Even as typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) has not crossed Eastern Visayas, evacuation centers lack of water supply as the number of evacuees increased.

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Central Visayas wage hike: P13 from allowances

GOVERNMENT workers are demanding wage increases, too, and are sending a message that millions of others depending on their salaries can relate to. LYN RILLON

Workers in Central Visayas, including those in areas where wage levels were frozen following last year’s earthquake and Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” will get P13 more in daily salaries, according to the head of the region’s wage board.

Posted: December 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Search launched for 3 missing after boat capsizes off Negros Oriental town

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Search and rescue operations have been ongoing for the three passengers of a motorized boat that capsized in the waters off Zamboangita town, Negros Oriental early Thursday.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Body of ship crew member who drowned due to Queenie found in Bohol

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The body of a crew member of a cargo vessel that took shelter from the storm was recovered eight hours after he was reported missing in Jagna town, Bohol.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »