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Albay folk facing double trouble: eruption, rains

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BUSINESS AS USUAL Life goes on for residents of Barangay Mabinit, Legazpi City, which is
in danger of pyroclastic flow with the raising of Mayon Volcano’s alert level to 3. Mabinit has
been identified as one of the villages belonging to the 8- to 10-kilometer extended danger
zone in the city. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

Residents of Albay province living near Mayon Volcano are facing a double whammy—the threat of a major eruption and rains brought by Tropical Storm “Mario” (international name: Fung-Wong) and enhanced by the southwest monsoon.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

EPD: Lawyer for Edsa ‘hulidap’ cop appealed to victims’ boss

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Invoking Muslim “brotherhood,” a lawyer representing one of the Quezon City policemen being linked to the Sept. 1 Edsa robbery-abduction tried over the weekend to convince the two victims and their employer to drop the charges against his client, the chief of the Eastern Police District (EPD) disclosed on Tuesday.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Luis’, monsoon rains to affect 12 regions–Pagasa

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Photo from pagasa.dost.gov.ph

Twelve of the Philippines’ 17 regions are bracing themselves for the combined threat of monsoon-spawned rains and Tropical Storm Luis (international name: Kalmaegi), which is expected to intensify into a typhoon with gusts of up to 150 kilometers per hour before it makes landfall Sunday or Monday.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DepEd chief urges teachers, students to be peace-conscious

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Education Secretary Armin Luistro has urged all teachers, students and agency employees to recite the “Harmony Prayer” and “Pledge of Peace” in flag-raising rites for the celebration of the National Peace Consciousness Month this September.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

EcoWaste seeks recall of kiddie sunglasses tainted with lead

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An environment and consumer safety watch group sought the recall of an imported brand of kiddie sunglasses from the local market after it was found to contain high levels of toxic lead.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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