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Homeowners urged to check houses for structural damage after Glenda


The Philippine National Police (PNP) reminded residents displaced by typhoon “Glenda” (Rammasun) on Wednesday to check their homes for structural damage before re-entering them.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Classes in Cavite still suspended Thursday


MANILA, Philippines—Classes in all levels will remain suspended in Cavite province, Governor Juanito Victor Remulla announced Wednesday afternoon.       RELATED STORIES `Glenda’ spares Metro; 7 dead ‘Glenda’ weakens, leaves PAR Thursday ‘Glenda’ batters Subic; Metro Manila still under Signal No. 3

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Old bombs share space with Virgin Mary at Manila police office

THIS year’s yield of assorted vintage bombs so far.

The men of the Manila Police District’s (MPD) bomb squad risk life and limb in every operation to ensure the public’s safety. Yet their very office is virtually a ticking time bomb that can endanger people in surrounding establishments, including a school and a hospital.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Metro safety ‘Legion’ deployed to Bulacan for Iglesia ni Cristo event


Local government officials in the capital and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will send a team to Bulacan province to ensure the safety of around three million people expected to attend the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) centennial celebration on July 27.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Safety goes with devotion in Bocaue fluvial parade

BACK AFTER 21 YEARS  The Inquirer mascot Guyito rides on the three-story pagoda as it crosses the Bocaue River before the fluvial parade celebrating the Feast of the Mahal na Krus sa Wawa in Bocaue, Bulacan province. The event returns 21 years after a similar pagoda sank, killing 300 devotees.  RICHARD A. REYES

It was no ordinary fiesta in this riverside town in Bulacan province on Sunday. Excitement was palpable as residents, many in their Sunday best, trooped to Bocaue River to relive—or maybe forget—a tragedy that has haunted the town since 1993.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »