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1 dead as hundreds flee false tsunami alert in Quezon

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A false tsunami alarm left one person dead and prompted hundreds of others to flee their homes in the Philippines, where natural disasters are frequent, a civil defense official said Wednesday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Teener held for rape try on 85-year-old woman


A 19-year-old baker was arrested in Candelaria town on Friday after a female octogenarian tagged him as her suspected rapist.

Posted: July 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Coco pests used to justify farmers’ eviction

LIFE is a vicious cycle for the coconut farmers of Quezon province. DELFIN T. MALLARI JR/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

Landowners are taking advantage of the coconut scale insect (CSI) infestation now plaguing coconut farms nationwide, using it as an excuse to evict their tenants.

Posted: May 31st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

P840-M road plan seen easing Quezon traffic woes


An P840-million, 7.2-kilometer bypass road will be constructed in Sariaya, Quezon, starting next month to ease traffic along the Maharlika Highway, a Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) official in the province said.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Underground river seen cause of beach collapse

The team of geologists that was sent to investigate a supposed sinkhole in Candelaria, Zambales, said the presence of an underground river channel in the area could have caused the collapse of a section of a beach in Barangay Uacon there.

Posted: June 28th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »