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Teenager feared to have drowned as Typhoon ‘Luis’ batters Antique

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A teenaged boy was feared to have drowned in Antique on Saturday afternoon due to huge waves and strong winds brought by Typhoon “Luis.”

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Drowning victims in Bulacan now 6

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Rescue teams scouring the Madlum River in San Miguel town in Bulacan province on Wednesday recovered the bodies of two more Bulacan State University (BulSU) students, bringing to six the number of victims who drowned when a strong river current swept them away on Tuesday.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

VIPs, politicians not invited to Pope’s lunch

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Pope Francis gives a thumbs-up as disabled children perform for him during his visit to the rehabilitation center for disabled people at Kkottongnae in Eumseong, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. The Pope will lunch with the poor when he visits Tacloban City on Jan. 17, 2015.  AP PHOTO/AHN YOUNG-JOON

Bad news for politicians and rich people who hope to rub elbows with Pope Francis during his first visit to the Philippines in January.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Cebu town files P213-M damage suit vs 2 shipping firms over 2013 oil spill

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A boy (bottom left) holds two oil-coated bagasi, salt water eels, which thrives in Cordova town, Mactan  Island Cebu. Oil spill is seen in the waters near the shore of Mactan Isldan. Photo from the Office of Cebu Rep. Luigi Quisumbing

The Cordova municipal government and fisherfolk groups filed on Thursday a multi-million-peso damage suit against the owners of two sea vessels that collided and leaked oil in 2013, damaging the town’s marine environment.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Volunteer lineman injured while fixing Albay’s power lines tripped by ‘Glenda’

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A volunteer lineman from Dagupan City was seriously burned while helping restore power lines in Albay downed by Typhoon “Glenda” (Rammasun).

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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