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Mindanao suffers massive blackout


Millions of people were left without electricity in Mindanao on Thursday after a massive power breakdown, officials said, as repair crews worked to determine the cause of the outage.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Meralco’s staggered rate hike OK’d

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The Energy Regulatory Commission approved on Monday the Manila Electric Co.’s (Meralco) proposal to implement the power rate increase in its franchise area in three installments.

Posted: December 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CamSur coop power supply cut over unpaid P102-M bill


The Sy-led National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) cut off power from debt-ridden Camarines Sur III Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CASURECO III) in Iriga City on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Meralco customers in Metro areas, nearby provinces hit by power outages


Power distributor Manila Electric Co. said Tuesday afternoon that an estimated 125,012 of its customers in Metro Manila and nearby provinces experienced power outages as of 12 noon.

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

No compromise on mine leak—Aquino

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President Benigno Aquino III. AFP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III’s marching orders to Environment Secretary Ramon Paje brooked no argument: Do not compromise on the environment.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Floods hamper DTI’s price monitoring task


The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) pushed through Wednesday with price monitoring at wet markets, groceries, supermarkets and other retail outlets amid concerns some enterprises may resort to overpricing while customers worried over weeks of rainy weather scramble for supplies.

Posted: August 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Water at La Mesa dam continues to rise


Water kept rising at the La Mesa reservoir in Quezon City on Tuesday even as it spilled water from heavy rains.

Posted: August 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Senate probers asked: Mining or food security?

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Farmers, environmentalists, scientists and academicians yesterday trooped to the Senate to hand in a petition demanding a halt to mining in their provinces.

Posted: December 9th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Agri damage due to storm, floods reaches P692M—DA


Agricultural damage due to Tropical Depression “Egay” and floods wrought by nonstop rains last week reached P692 million as of June 24, the Department of Agriculture said in a statement released to the media on Monday.

Posted: June 27th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Maynilad offers water connection to Terminal 1

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MANILA, Philippines—The Maynilad Water Services (Maynilad) water concessionaire has urged the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa), which operates the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia), to connect the facility to its water distribution line for the sake of safety and the country’s image. Maynilad was particularly concerned about the almost-three-decades-old Naia 1, which sources its water [...]

Posted: May 27th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

  1. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  5. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  6. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  7. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  8. Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna
  9. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  10. Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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