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Girl drowns in Urdaneta river, another still missing


An 11-year-old girl drowned while a classmate of hers was reported missing after they were swept away by a strong current while the girls, along with three others, were having a dip in a river here on Friday, police said.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

French couple sued for not helping drunk student who drowned


A couple who in 2012 passed by a drunk 19-year-old student who was later found drowned is now being sued in France by his mother – an ex-policewoman – for failing to provide assistance.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Travel photographer killed when boat capsized off Dapitan City

aliguay island dapitan

A travel photographer was killed while his companion was hurt when the motorized boat they were riding on capsized off the Aliguay Island in Dapitan City on Wednesday.

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »


A 27-year-old fisherman drowned after going spearfishing Thursday evening.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Boys drown in Taguig cemetery’s lagoon

Death came for two adolescents in Taguig City when they sneaked into a private cemetery in Fort Bonifacio on Sunday. Mateo Cayugan, 12, and John Rick Quiñones, 14, both from Palar Village, drowned in the lagoon at The Heritage Park on Saturday afternoon.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

11 dead in Visayas, Mindanao due to heavy rains brought by ITCZ

Bayawan City Negros Oriental map

At least 11 persons were killed from heavy rains spawned by the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) in the regions of Visayas and Mindanao.

Posted: October 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Lazy afternoon swim leaves 3 teens dead in Taguig


What was supposed to be a fun Saturday afternoon swim in Laguna Lake turned tragic for three teenagers in Taguig City.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

La Salle: Student died not by drowning

LA SALLE Green Hills president Br. Victor Francisco: “(There was) no struggle that would be consistent with a drowning person.” Inquirer photo

Contrary to his parents’ claim in a lawsuit filed in a Manila court, the La Salle high school student who passed away last year died of “causes other than drowning.”

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

La Salle sued by dead student’s parents


The parents of a La Salle high school student who drowned during a swimming class last year have sued the school and one of its teachers.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

BFP Bicol regional director drowns in Albay

legazpi city, albay map

The regional director of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Bicol was found dead after he supposedly drowned in Legazpi City, Albay, Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Posted: September 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

College student dies, 9 rescued from rampaging river in North Cotabato


A graduating college student died while nine others were rescued when a rampaging river swept them in Barangay (village) Bantac, Magpet, North Cotabato on Sunday noon.

Posted: September 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 suspected drowning victims found in Laguna


Three persons believed to have drowned at the height of flash flood triggered by heavy rains were found dead in Calamba City, Laguna before noon on Tuesday.

Posted: August 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Storm death toll in Central Luzon rises to 6–disaster execs

A resident wades through floodwaters that inundated a subdivision in Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Some of the Philippines' heaviest rains on record fell for a second day Tuesday, turning the capital's roads into rivers and trapping tens of thousands of people in homes and shelters. The government suspended all work except rescues and disaster response. AP

The death toll in the floods caused by tropical storm “Maring”-induced rains in Central Luzon rose to six on Wednesday, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, said in a report.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
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  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
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