Typhoon “Glenda” dealt Metro Manila only a glancing blow of about three hours Wednesday, but it was enough to shut down the capital, leave the megacity a shambles and without power, and take at least 20 lives.
By Leilanie Adriano
Gov. Imee Marcos ordered employees at the provincial capitol and other government buildings here to move out of their offices as a precaution after a magnitude 5.3 earthquake shook the province on Monday afternoon.
By Tina G. Santos
The Department of Health is studying if the measles outbreak in many parts of the country is due to a new strain from abroad.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
Some areas in the southern part of Metro Manila are hoping to usher in the New Year without a bang. In Muntinlupa, the city government has imposed a ban on fireworks and firecrackers for the duration of the holiday season.
Our presence will be felt round-the-clock to ensure public safety. We have enough personnel to man the streets and our rescue teams will be deployed strategically in all the cemeteries around the Metropolis.–Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chair Francis Tolentino