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10 hurt as school building collapses in Naga City


At least 10 parents and their children were injured after an old school building in Naga City collapsed Thursday afternoon.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2 killed as Ecuador quake triggers deadly landslides

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A shallow 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck the Ecuadoran capital Quito Tuesday, triggering landslides that killed at least two people and violently shaking buildings and homes.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

‘Glenda’ leaves 77 dead, P5B in damages to crops, property–NDRRMC

Firemen remove the branches from a fallen tree which fell on two cars at the onslaught of Typhoon Rammasun (locally known as Glenda) which battered Makati city, east of Manila, July 16, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

The death toll from typhoon Glenda (international name: Rammasun) has risen to 77, the National Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Albay model: Zero casualty

Residents watch a collapsed bridge in Batangas city, 100 kilometers (62 miles) south of Manila, Thursday, July 17, 2014. A portion of the bridge collapsed Wednesday at the onslaught of Typhoon Rammasun which battered central and northern Philippines leaving dozens of people dead, knocking out power in many areas and damaging agriculture and infrastructure. AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

Residents of Albay province in Bicol got down to work clearing typhoon debris on Thursday, but without any complaint. No one died as Typhoon “Glenda” came ashore late on Tuesday and swept across the province during the night.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Glenda death toll now 40

Zero visibility along Roxas Bloulevard as strong winds brought by Typhoon Glenda hits Metro Manila.  JOAN BONDOC

Few hours after the disaster mitigation council placed Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammsun) death toll to 38, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) added two more fatalities on the list on Thursday.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »