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Typhoon ‘Glenda’ leaves 20 dead

POWER CONSUMERS’ CALVARY    An electric post is toppled at the height of Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) in Noveleta, Cavite province. The typhoon led to power outages affecting a total of 13.5 million people in Luzon, including Metro Manila, and the Visayas.  EDWIN BACASMAS

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.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Employees ordered out of buildings as quake rocks Ilocos

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Imee Marcos. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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.

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

DOH checking for new virus strain in measles outbreak

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Children inflicted with measles queue up at the San Lazaro Hospital in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Health is studying if the measles outbreak in many parts of the country is due to a new strain from abroad.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fireworks ban in effect in parts of south Metro

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TOXIC watch group EcoWaste Coalition warns buyers against charms that supposedly bring the owner good luck after these test positive for harmful chemicals like lead and arsenic. Alexis Corpuz

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.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Heard on Radyo Inquirer 990AM

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

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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