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Storm threatens Eastern Visayas

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Residents of the Visayas and Mindanao woke up to a wet and windy Christmas Tuesday as a new storm emerged in the Pacific and threatened to deal a double whammy to a country still reeling from Typhoon “Pablo.”

Posted: December 26th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Samar folk defy order to leave tsunami zone

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Coastal areas of the Philippines where tsunami warning is up. Issued by the Office of Civil Defense as of 9:10 p.m. Friday.

Families returned to their quake-devastated homes in Eastern Samar Sunday, ignoring government warnings to relocate away from danger zones.

Posted: September 3rd, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

‘Helen’ hits land, whips northern Luzon; 6 dead

FLOOD INSPECTION President Aquino inspects the Binondo flood control pumping station on Wednesday as government seeks ways to mitigate flooding in the metropolis. The Metro Manila Development Authority operates and manages 51 pumping stations, 21 large pumping stations, 10 small pumping stations and 20 relief pumping stations. Malacañang Photo

Tropical Storm “Helen” crossed Isabela province at dawn on Wednesday, dumping heavy rains and whipping strong winds that toppled trees, especially in the coastal villages facing the Pacific Ocean. At least six fatalities were reported.

Posted: August 16th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

‘Gener’ toll rises to 26; new LPA seen

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Storm signals have gone down, except in Batanes province, but don’t leave home without an umbrella or raincoat just yet.

Posted: August 3rd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘Gener’ exits Philippines Thursday, leaves 14 people dead

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Typhoon “Gener” blew slowly out of the Philippines Wednesday, leaving 14 people dead, 4,600 others in evacuation centers, and P2.1 million in damage to infrastructure.

Posted: August 2nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »