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PH Navy dispatches teams to rescue flood-stricken Metro Manila, Cavite residents

Commuters stuck in flood have no choice but to avail of pedicabs. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Clive Linssen

Augmenting the rescue efforts in Metro Manila and Cavite, the Philippine Navy has dispatched teams to save residents in the affected areas where Tropical Storm “Mario” laid some flooding.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

No cake? Birthday gifts eyed for Manila seniors


Senior citizens in Manila may receive starting next year a “modest” birthday gift from the city government although those hoping for a cake will be disappointed.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

‘Walk for Climate Change’

Cardinal Antonio Tagle, Manila archbishop. INQUIRER PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle will lead the “Walk for Climate,” a call for urgent action against climate change, on Friday.

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

12 crewmen hurt as big waves sink ship in Manila

‘LUIS’ DID THIS  Typhoon “Luis” hit the northern portion of the country, but its powerful winds whipped places as far south as Manila, roiling Manila Bay and capsizing MV Super Shuttle Ro-Ro 7 from its moorings on Sunday night. Twelve crew members of the vessel were hurt.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

The strong winds and big waves brought by Typhoon “Luis” on Sunday night battered the MV Super Shuttle Ro-Ro 7 anchored outside the Manila Bay breakwater, forcing its 15 crew members to abandon the cargo vessel.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Youth march against hazing

Aurelio Servando, father of hazing victim Guillo Cesar Servando, thanks students for joining the “Walk for Peace,” the kick-off program for the Manila City government’s antihazing campaign.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Despite the bad weather, about 20,000 students turned up at the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park on Sunday morning to kick off a nationwide antihazing campaign and remember those who ended up being victims of some fraternities’ thirst for power and violence.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »