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Floods hit 54 villages in Capiz; boats prohibited from going out at sea

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Continuous rains since Monday triggered flashfloods in Capiz province submerging rice fields and rendering roads impassable.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Spill cleanup starts, but slow as pipe malfunctions

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The operation to remove the remaining bunker fuel from a power barge in Estancia town in Iloilo has started a month after an oil spill from the barge contaminated the town’s coastline.

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

PDEA agents seize P2M shabu, arrest 2 in Iloilo buy-bust

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The operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) seized P2 million worth of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride or “shabu” in a buy-bust operation in Oton town in Iloilo Wednesday evening.

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Tornadoes wreak havoc in Cebu, Iloilo areas

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MACARIO Cuizon Jr. checks the damage left by a tornado on his and his co-workers’ bunkhouse in Compostela, Cebu. JUNJIE MENDOZA/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Tornadoes destroyed several houses and injured several persons in Cebu and Iloilo provinces on Monday.

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Tornadoes rip through 3 Iloilo towns and two cities in Cebu

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Strong winds believed to be a tornado destroyed at least nine houses and damaged 64 others in three towns in Iloilo Monday night, according to initial reports from the Iloilo Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NIA abides by writ of kalikasan vs megadam

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The National Irrigation Agency (NIA) will abide by the writ of kalikasan issued by the Supreme Court against a megadam project in Iloilo but has defended the environmental and structural safety of the project.

Posted: November 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

32 dead, power down as 7.2 quake hits Bohol

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The death toll in the powerful 7.2- magnitude earthquake that hit Bohol and other parts of Visayas and Mindanao Tuesday morning rose to 32, authorities said.

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

4 dead as 7.2 quake hits Bohol

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AND THEY CAME TUMBLING DOWN First images of the damage caused by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Bohol and parts of Visayas and Mindanao Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. This is the Budget Builders and Abuhan Dos in Bohol after the quake. INQUIRER VISAYAS

At least four people were killed when a 7.2 earthquake hit Bohol and other parts of Visayas and Mindanao Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

7.2 quake hits Bohol–Phivolcs

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A tectonic 7.2 magnitude quake was recorded near Bohol Tuesday morning with aftershocks expected, authorities said.

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Survivors still haunted by tragedy

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Lehz Ledesma still dreads traveling by boat. When she has to, she goes with a companion or with her family. She also gets scared during brownouts and upon hearing loud thuds.

Posted: July 21st, 2013 in CDN - Visayas,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Woman drowns, husband safe after van falls into Iloilo river

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A woman drowned after the van she was riding fell into the Iloilo River past midnight Sunday, according to a police report.

Posted: July 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

For 2 men who lost kids in boat sinking, a struggle vs pain

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MEMBERS of search and retrieval teams load a coffin bearing the body of one of the boat sinking’s victims in Carles, Iloilo. PHOTO FROM COAST GUARD

Primitivo Canete and Rizal Rico are struggling to comprehend and accept their loss. “I cannot bring them back. I have to accept their fate even if it is too painful for me,” said Primitivo, 40.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

‘Quinta’ death toll rises to 17; crop damage placed at P124M

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The death toll from Tropical Storm “Quinta” that hit central Philippines on Christmas Day climbed to 17 on Friday as authorities began surveying the damage to thousands of hectares of farmlands.

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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