Expect some clouds on the horizon on Holy Week.
Relatives of victims of MV Princess of the Stars, which sunk in June 2008 off the coast of Romblon and killed at least 800 passengers and crew, asked the Supreme Court to reverse a Court of Appeals ruling that cleared an executive of Sulpicio Lines from criminal liability.
Small things done are better than big things planned, a 34-year-old climate change activist believes.
The provincial government of Romblon on Thursday afternoon enforced a preemptive evacuation in at least six coastal and low-lying municipalities as the island-province braced for supertyphoon ‘Yolanda’.
More than 300 passengers were stranded Saturday morning in at least three ports in the island province of Romblon due to Tropical Storm Gorio.
The police chief of San Andres town in Romblon was shot dead at a birthday party by a fellow guest, the province’s police director on Sunday said.
Balloting could start only early afternoon in Bugasong town in Antique after hundreds of official ballots for the municipality was inadvertently switched with those of Odiongan town in Romblon.
The provincial government of Romblon has adopted an environmental ordinance that imposes strict limitations on mining and logging in the resource-rich province.
Silveria Lim of Looc and Tugdan, Romblon, died on Feb. 13 at the age of 86.
Two officials of the Department of Education (DepEd) died after the motorbanca they were riding capsized off Romblon Friday.
A magnitude 3.5 quake was recorded at 5:36 a.m. about 61 kilometers south and 85 degrees west of Naga City in Camarines Sur, while a 4.1 magnitude tremor was recorded at 1:38 a.m. some 24 kilometers south and 57 degrees east of Banton, Romblon, according to bulletins published at the website of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Siesmology (Phivolcs).
A Batangas City-bound roll-on and roll-off (Ro-Ro) vessel sank on Sunday night off Tablas Island in Romblon due to rough seas caused by tropical storm “Gener,” according to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).
At least 53 passengers were rescued while four others were missing, when a passenger ship ran aground while seeking refuge from rough seas Sunday night, a police spokesman said Monday morning.