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2 Marinduque deaths hike ‘Glenda’ toll to 100


The official death toll from Typhoon “Glenda” has reached 100 after two more typhoon casualties were confirmed in Boac, Marinduque.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Glenda’ now in Southern Quezon province


Typhoon Glenda (Rammasun) gained more strength as it crossed Ragay Gulf while on its way to Southern Quezon on Tuesday night.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Marinduque still magnet for mine firms


Despite the contamination of the province’s river in a 1996 mining disaster that had been tagged as the country’s worst, Marinduque continues to be a magnet for mining prospectors.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Cloudy with chance of rain in forecast


Expect some clouds on the horizon on Holy Week.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Marinduque folk rally against mine waste deal

PROTESTERS from six towns in Marinduque converge at a covered court near the municipal hall of Boac, the town worst hit by the 1996 disaster caused by 200 million tons of mine waste discharged into the Boac River. JOFEL JOYCE LANCION/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

More than a thousand people held a rally on Monday in Boac, Marinduque province, to protest a $20-million deal being offered to the province as compensation for the 1996 mine waste spill that killed the Boac River and its tributaries and is considered the country’s worst mining disaster.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »