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Local residents, ARMM execs begin construction of Rio Grande dike

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Armed with shovels and other earth-moving equipment, local residents and officials of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao have been piling up dirt on the northern bank of the Rio Grande de Mindanao to build a nearly four-kilometer-long dike meant to stop floodwaters from invading the town’s farms and homes.

Posted: December 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Ruby’ damages roads in Bicol and Eastern Visayas

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Sections of at least 15 national roads in Bicol and Eastern Visayas regions have been closed to traffic while parts of 10 other thoroughfares were “hardly passable,” especially to light vehicles, due to floods and landslides, as well as trees and electric posts brought down by Typhoon “Ruby.”

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Binay hits Aquino admin

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PHILIPPINE BUSINESS CONFERENCE & EXPO/OCT. 22,2014
Vice Pres. Jejomar Binay speaks during the opening of the Phil. Business Conference & Expo at Manila Hotel where he was a special guest.
ROMY HOMILLADA

In a barely veiled attack on the administration of President Benigno Aquino III, embattled Vice President Jejomar Binay on Saturday night enumerated the chief complaints of the public that, according to him, his detractors must deal with.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Heavy rains leave Metro areas flooded

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MANILA, Philippines—Heavy rains brought flooding to several Metro Manila areas Tuesday. Below are photos and reports of flooded areas as tweeted by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, the Philippine Information Agency, government officials and netizens: View the story “Floods in Metro Manila” on Storify

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MMDA chief proposes garbage incineration to lessen flooding

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MMDA chair Francis Tolentino  FILE PHOTO

To solve the perennial problem of flooding in Metro Manila, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino said Monday there is a need for the incineration of garbage, which he claimed was the root cause of the clogging of waterways that cause massive flooding in the metropolis.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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