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Tropical Storm ‘Paeng’ here, but not for long


Tropical Storm “Paeng” (international name: Nuri) entered the Philippine area of responsibility last night, but the weather bureau does not expect this to make landfall.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cebu congregation observes quake anniversary

A GIRL holds her image of the Holy Child Jesus while attending the novena Mass inside the pilgrim center at  Basilica del Sto. Niño in downtown Cebu City. Jessie Cubijano/CONTRIBUTOR

At least 1,000 people gathered at the Basilica del Sto. Niño in downtown Cebu City Wednesday morning to mark the first anniversary of the earthquake that destroyed the church’s century old belfry and killed 12 persons in Cebu.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

1 dead, 4 missing due to heavy rains in Visayas, Mindanao—NDRRMC


A 10-year old boy died of electrocution and four persons remain missing in the wake of heavy rains spawned by the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) in several provinces of Visayas and Mindanao last week.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Ompong’ spares PH; heavy rains in the Visayas

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ILOILO CITY, Philippines—Two children were feared drowned and another rescued in Iloilo City as heavy rains since Thursday triggered floods and landslides in Iloilo, Guimaras and Antique.   The three boys were swimming in a river in Barangay Calajunan in Mandurriao District here when they were swept by strong currents, according a report of the […]

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rains in Visayas, Mindanao Thursday due to lingering intertropical convergence zone

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Cloudy skies and rains will be experienced in the Visayas and Mindanao as an intertropical convergence zone lingers over these regions, the weather bureau said.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »