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12 dead, 96 injured in Holy Week accidents–NDRRMC

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At least 12 were reported dead while 96 were injured so far during this Holy Week, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Friday.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Captain not at helm of capsized Korean ferry–probers

Lee Joon-Seok (C), captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized at sea off the coast of Jindo, is interviewed at Mokpo police station in Mokpo on April 17, 2014. Rescuers worked frantically on April 17 to find 300 people -- mostly schoolchildren -- missing after a South Korean ferry capsized, with prospects of pulling survivors from the submerged vessel dimming as emotions boiled over among anguished relatives. AFP

The captain was not at the helm of the South Korean ferry that capsized two days ago, investigators said Friday, as anger spread over stalled rescue efforts for hundreds of missing passengers trapped by the submerged vessel.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Two-year-old among five dead in Camarines Sur road mishap

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Police and rescuers inspect a passenger bus after it rammed into a cargo truck early Wednesday, April 16, 2014 along a highway at Libmanan township, Camarines Sur province, south of Manila, Philippines. Police said at least five passengers, including a child, were killed and 15 others were injured in the accident Wednesday which came as Filipinos flock to their hometowns for the Holy Week break. AP

At least five people were killed and 15 others were hurt on Wednesday after a passenger bus rammed into a truck in Libmanan, Camarines Sur, police report said.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Malaysia says no mid-flight phone call from MH370 cockpit

A U.S. Navy P8 Poseidon takes off from Perth Airport en route to rejoin the ongoing search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth, Australia, Sunday, April 13, 2014. AP

Malaysia on Sunday rejected claims that phone calls were made from missing flight MH370 before it vanished, but refused to rule out any possibility in a so far fruitless investigation over the cause of the jet’s disappearance.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

7 hurt in AUV-bus collision in Quezon

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At least seven people were injured after a passenger bus collided with an Asian utility vehicle (AUV) along Maharlika highway in Tiaong, Quezon early Saturday, a radio report said.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

9 Cambodians killed in Thai road accident

Thai rescue workers carry bodies of Cambodian migrant workers killed in a road accident in Chanthaburi province on April 11, 2014. Nine Cambodians were killed when a mini-bus carrying migrant workers returning home for the Buddhist New Year crashed and burst into flames in eastern Thailand, police said. THAILAND OUT AFP PHOTO

Nine Cambodians were killed Friday when a mini-bus carrying migrant workers returning home for the Buddhist New Year crashed and burst into flames in eastern Thailand, police said.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Light plane crashes in Papua, killing 2 people

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A light aircraft crashed Wednesday in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua, killing its American pilot and a passenger.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

2 killed as pick-up slams into fruit stand in Camarines Sur

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An elderly couple was killed early Wednesday when a pick-up truck swerved off the highway in Pamplona, Camarines Sur, and slammed into a roadside store where the victims were sleeping, the police reported.

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

PNR claims right-of-way amid accident that killed man

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The Philippine National Railways (PNR) defended on Monday that its train that fatally hit a man had the right-of-way during the incident.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Warning vs water accidents

Tourists sit on the edge a swimming pool at the Phuket Orchid Resort and Spa hotel on Karon beach on the Thai resort island of Phuket on February 18, 2012 after more than 30 people were rushed to hospital earlier in the day after a chlorine leak at one of the hotel's swimming pool.  AFP PHOTO

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has advised people living in coastal barangays (villages) to keep an eye on their children as it expressed alarm over the number of drowning and near-drowning incidents in those communities.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

5 dead as landslide derails Indonesian train

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A landslide triggered by heavy rain derailed a train as it travelled through Indonesia’s main island of Java on Friday, leaving five people dead, an official said.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Fire hits Manila residential area

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Firefighters are still trying to extinguish the blaze currently sweeping through a residential area in Sta. Ana, Manila Friday afternoon.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

At least 7 hurt as jeepney overturns on Commonwealth

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At least seven people were injured on Friday after a passenger jeepney overturned along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City, Inquirer Radio 990AM said.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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