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‘Tree-mendous’ gift for ‘Glenda’ victims

Metro residents saddened by the loss of their trees to Typhoon “Glenda” may get free fire tree saplings from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority. But first, they must agree to care for the replacement trees for the next 30 years.  JOAN BONDOC

-The Metropolitan Manila Development (MMDA) has a “tree-mendous” offer for Metro residents who lost a tree or two to Typhoon Glenda.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Aussie killed at his ransacked Manila spa


A Filipino-Australian who owned a spa in Ermita, Manila, was found dead early Friday inside the establishment after it was ransacked.   Harry John McKenzie, 63, had a towel stuffed in his mouth, his head bashed and his feet bound, when found by vendor Jennelyn Escopete inside the Yin Yang Balanced Massage Spa at the [...]

Posted: May 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Ailing man shoots self with security guard’s gun


A well-to-do man suffering from complications of diabetes and tuberculosis borrowed a security guard’s gun and shot himself to death on Monday night in Tondo, police said.

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Nazarene route yields 336 tons of garbage; unruly devotees hit

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DESPITE pleas from environment advocates and  local government officials  not to toss their litter just anywhere,  heaps of trash quickly piled up at the closing of  the Black Nazarene procession in Quiapo, Manila, on Jan. 9, making this street sweeper’s job of cleaning up twice as difficult. ALEXIS CORPUZ

After mounting yet another mammoth procession, Black Nazarene devotees are increasingly gaining critics for the way some of them behaved during Mass and turned Manila into a “wasteland.”

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

2 vendors killed after being hit by falling brick frame


Two street vendors were killed after a brick frame fell from the fifth floor of a building in Paco, Manila, on Tuesday morning.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »