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Homes collapse, 39 injured in Japan earthquake

Japan earthquake

Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

School loses pump, bulbs as evacuees leave

RESIDENTS living within the 6-kilometer permanent danger zone of Mayon Volcano seek temporary shelter at Camalig North Central School in Camalig town, Albay province. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

Days after over a thousand evacuees along the extended danger zone of restive Mayon Volcano were sent home, officials of the just-vacated public elementary school here found that many of their classrooms had missing light bulbs.

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Cemetery not spared from natural calamity


Even the dead are not spared from the devastation of natural calamities.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Oil firms, gov’t assure stable fuel supply during disasters

NEW SKYLINE. The Makati skyline may be in for new transformations under a draft, 10-year land use plan. The city government is inviting homeowners, businessmen, NGOs and other sectors to examine the plan in a hearing next week. EDWIN BACASMAS

Oil companies have partnered with state corporations to ensure a stable supply of fuel in Metro Manila in the event of disasters.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Albay, Ligao, Tabaco cancel sem break to hold make-up classes after Mayon unrest

STUDENTS of Camalig North Central School in Camalig town, Albay province, attend classes outdoors while their classrooms serve as temporary homes for families evacuated from danger zones around Mayon Volcano. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON FILE PHOTO

Three school divisions in the Bicol region have declared no semestral breaks in elementary and secondary schools to make up for the disruption of classes caused by Mayon Volcano’s state of unrest.

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