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Relief caravan reaches out to devastated Quezon towns

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Quezon Governor David Suarez led a four-truck convoy loaded with relief goods intended for the victims of typhoon Glenda (Rammasun) in the devastated towns of the province.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Firm in oil spill ordered to do thorough job

RESIDENTS of Estancia, Iloilo province, hold a candle protest to decry government’s alleged lack of foresight and preparation that the people blamed for the oil spill in their town. NESTOR P. BURGOS/INQUIRER VISAYAS

A multiagency task force monitoring the oil spill in Estancia, Iloilo province, has directed a firm that got an P87-million contract to clean up the spill site to do a thorough job.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »


The leaking of bunker fuel from a sunken vessel between Iloilo province and Guimaras Island has stopped, said Coast Guard Western Visayas commander Commodore Athelo Ybañez on Saturday.

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Fish kill in Guimaras linked to new oil spill


Guimaras officials and residents have reported a case of fish kill along the coast of a village contaminated by bunker fuel from a sunken vessel.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Coast Guard, cleanup crews move to contain oil slick off Guimaras


The Philippine Coast Guard said on Wednesday it has started efforts, along with local cleanup teams, to contain the oil sheen and oil drops that were detected off Guimaras, following the sinking of a cargo ship last Sunday.

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