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P5-B flood-control project no match for garbage

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With phase one of the Camanava (Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas and Valenzuela) flood-control project nearly complete and phase two halfway done, will Malabon and its neighboring areas finally enjoy a respite from the perennial problem of flooding should another “Ondoy”-like typhoon hit the metropolis?

Posted: June 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Flood evacuees leave Laguna tent city

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A day after Christmas, 444 families living in a tent city here since the August monsoon rains finally returned to their homes.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Laguna town flood evacuees return home after four months

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A day after Christmas, 444 families living in a “Tent City” here since the August monsoon rains will finally be returning home.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Inspiring teachers

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Last week, we looked at five of this year’s Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Teachers, who teach mathematics and science.

Posted: September 16th, 2012 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Earth Day: It takes a village to be ready for next ‘Ondoy’

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The escape routes have been mapped out. Fiberglass rescue boats, fabricated by the residents themselves, are on standby, and so are life vests and emergency kits. When the sirens go off, trained rescuers are ready to push out and pluck anyone out of rising floodwaters.

Posted: April 22nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Useless PNP boats overpriced, overpowered

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On the water or up in the air, something stinks in the fleet of vehicles kept by the Philippine National Police. At least 75 rubber boats bought by the PNP for P131.5 million shortly after the 2009 killer storm “Ondoy” have never been used because they ended up with the wrong type of engines. The [...]

Posted: July 13th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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