By Ma. April Mier
LEGAZPI CITY, Albay—The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council in Albay has ordered the evacuation of nearly 130,000 families or 670,000 persons in the province starting Saturday morning. Governor Joey Salceda, PDRRMC chairman, said most of the 128,217 families or 666,728 persons from 720 villages in the three cities and 15 municipalities of […]
By Leila B. Salaverria
The head of the National Security Council said on Wednesday the group behind the aborted attempt to detonate explosives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport was no threat to national security, but nevertheless posed a threat to public safety.
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.