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3 killed after bus falls into 100-foot ravine in Quezon

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Three persons died and numerous others were injured when a Manila-bound bus fell into a 100-foot ravine along the zigzag diversion road in Pagbilao town in Quezon at dawn Sunday, police said.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Quezon mayor says Senator Marcos’ pork benefited his town

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Mayor Leovegildo Ruzol of General Nakar town, Quezon province, on Friday maintained that his town’s farmers had benefited from the P10-million livelihood project from Sen. Bongbong Marcos’ Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) in 2012.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace CARP order unenforced

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A farmer leader in Quezon province’s Bondoc Peninsula area assailed the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) for its failure to start the distribution of the 1,700-hectare Hacienda Matias in San Francisco town two months after Malacañang gave the order to do so under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Glenda’ death toll rises to 77


The death toll from Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: “Rammasun”) rose to 77, with 5 people still missing and 202 injured in the seven regions affected by the seventh weather disturbance to hit the country this year.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Quezon hardest-hit

Unisan, one of Quezon province’ seaside municipalities, is among those hardest hit by Typhoon Glenda. What used to be the concrete-and-metal covered basketball court at the center of the poblacion is now reduced to skeletal frame-like wreckage. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Jalex Darca Larong

Disaster officials on Friday considered Quezon as the worst-hit by Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) in Calabarzon, with at least 10 persons killed and 75 others injured in the province that remained without power four days after the typhoon hit the region.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »