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World War II bomb unearthed at church compound in Manila

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A World War II-era explosive device was unearthed at the compound of St. Jude Catholic Church in Malacañang Park, Manila, Monday afternoon.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: The Manila Hotel

The Manila Hotel was inaugurated and officially opened on July 4, 1912. During World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur made the hotel his command post. Manila Hotel was extensively remodeled in 1976 and reopened in 1977. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research    

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Rising sea levels unearth ‘WWII Japan soldiers’ in Pacific

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The skeletal remains of what are believed to be Japanese soldiers have been exposed on a remote Pacific island where rising sea levels have eroded the sea shore, Japanese and local officials said Monday.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Waves unearth remains of ‘WWII Japan soldiers’ in Pacific

The skeletal remains of what are believed to be Japanese soldiers have been exposed on a remote Pacific island where waves have eroded the sea shore, a Japanese government official said Monday.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

‘Vintage’ bottles excite Laguna town

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LOCAL officials in Rizal, Laguna province, believe that the old beer and soda bottles recently discovered in a ravine in the town were part of World War II provisions. CONTRIBUTED BY BATANG RIZAL

A pair of mountaineers out to explore an off the beaten path on Mount San Cristobal in Rizal, Laguna province, stumbled upon what seemed to be vintage beer and soda bottles, which local officials assumed to be provisions during World War II.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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