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‘Ruby’ skirts Metro Manila

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Metal structures along Edsa in Guadalupe, Makati City, are stripped naked of their advertising signs for safety in preparation for Typhoon Ruby.  INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON

Millions of people in Metro Manila hunkered down Monday as Tropical Storm “Ruby” (international name: Hagupit) churned toward the southern tip of Luzon, just south of the capital, after hopscotching across islands in central Philippines over the weekend, leaving 21 people dead.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Enrile’s ambush claim defies logic–retired general Montaño

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Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile. FILE PHOTO

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile’s claim in his autobiography that he was ambushed in Wack-Wack Subdivision in Mandaluyong City on Sept. 22, 1972, “defies logic,” according to the former Philippine Constabulary general who investigated Ferdinand Marcos’ justification for placing the Philippines under martial law.

Posted: February 12th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Evacuation pushed in areas on N. Korean rocket’s path

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Better to overact than to not have acted enough is how National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) executive director Benito Ramos wants to approach preparations for North Korea’s rocket launch this week.

Posted: April 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »