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Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires

Singapore Air Pollution

Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels Monday, blanketing the city-state’s skyline with clouds of smog from fires raging across giant rainforests in the neighboring Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Antipolo fire hits Comelec, library

A fire that broke out in an Antipolo City neighborhood Thursday night engulfed three homes and the city library, while damaging parts of the local Commission on Elections (Comelec) office.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Manila blaze kills 2 boys; father turns suicidal

A 30-minute fire killed two 4-year-old boys in Manila’s Sampaloc district Thursday morning and sent a grief-stricken parent on a suicidal fit.

Posted: May 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »


Manila Police District Anti-Carnapping Unit operatives have recovered 750 electric fans worth P495,000 from a delivery truck that was hijacked early this week. Two truck helpers, Rolly Magos, 30, and Drexter Villagracia, 18, and Angeli Ginoo, who is suspected of helping her brother broker the sale of the stolen fans, were arrested in follow-up operations. The driver, Jose Morena, 39, and his alleged accomplice, Angelito Ginoo, are still at large.

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

QC blaze kills girl on her 9th birthday

PRE-LENTEN ‘PIETA’ Vanessa Relano is inconsolable upon learning of her daughter’s death on the day she was to turn 9 years old. RAFFY LERMA

Born Feb. 29, this leap-year baby was supposed to celebrate her ninth birthday on March 1. But in less than two hours, a predawn blaze that ironically ushered in Fire Prevention Month reduced Anna Relano’s neighborhood to a smoldering wasteland Friday morning, killing the young girl and sending a septuagenarian woman to the hospital.

Posted: March 1st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »