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Evacuees go home as Ruby weakens some more

Typhoon Ruby fast facts

Evacuees in the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) and Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) regions began returning to their homes Tuesday as cyclone “Ruby” weakened further to the category of a tropical depression.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Polls usher in changes in south Luzon

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The race is over for top posts in local elections in Palawan and in mayoral races in Los Baños town and Lucena City where prominent names such as Mitra, Genuino and Talaga got trounced. In Palawan, businessman Jose C. Alvarez (Nationalist People’s Coalition) is the new governor. He beat incumbent Governor Abraham Kahlil Mitra (Liberal […]

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Witness in Ortega murder found dead

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Gerry Ortega murder case. INQUIRER PHOTO

A man who was detained for involvement in the killing of Palawan environmentalist and journalist Gerry Ortega has been found dead inside the Quezon provincial jail in Lucena City, the inmate’s wife said.

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »