Even amid the euphoria over finding a woman alive in the rubble of a garment factory that collapsed more than two weeks ago, rescuers on Saturday returned to the grim task of dismantling the wreckage and retrieving decomposing bodies, knowing there was little chance of finding any more survivors.
The Prayer Warriors of the Holy Souls (PWHS) will offer a Mass of Remembrance on March 11 at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel at 40 Lantana Street, Cubao, Quezon City, for the following: Victims of the Moro crater massacre of 1906, the Jabidah massacre in 1968, bomb raids in Tokyo in 1945 and the Caracas earthquake in 1812.
By Jamie Marie Elona
Retrieval operations for five more missing miners from the landslide at a mining pit in Antique were temporarily called off due to bad weather, police said.
By Irene R. Sino Cruz
, Jhunnex Napallacan
Two persons died while five children were injured when a portion of the retaining wall of a subdivision project in this city collapsed on four houses at past 7:00 p.m. Tuesday.
After getting her nose bloodied in a fight with another girl near their Southern California elementary school, 11-year-old Joanna Ramos told her mother on the way home she felt sick. Hours later, she was dead.
Since news about the deaths and loss of properties in the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan came out—and lest we forget, also about the loss of lives and properties in Negros Oriental and Dumaguete City and other parts of the country struck by Tropical Storm Sendong—we have witnessed the vigorous spirit of volunteerism and bayanihan shown by Cebuanos.
At least eight people were killed Saturday and dozens were missing when mudslides swept over parts of towns in western Colombia as the country was battered by ongoing heavy rain, authorities said.
By Vincent Cabreza
BAGUIO CITY—The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrated its 50th year in the Philippines by returning to a 21-year-old tragedy. The American aid group commissioned a marker recalling the July 16, 1990, earthquake that killed five USAID workers at the Nevada Hotel here. The hotel had since been replaced by a cluster of [...]
By Danica Hermogenes
A saltwater crocodile has killed a fisherman in Bataraza town in Palawan and police said his left leg was bitten off while the other was almost severed.