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INQToday: 44 injured after second floor of Bulacan church collapses

/ 12:31 PM February 14, 2024

Here’s a quick roundup of today’s top stories:

44 injured after second floor of Bulacan church collapses

Some 44 people were injured and rushed to the hospital when part of a church’s second floor collapsed in the City of San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, around 7 a.m. on Wednesday.


The wounded individuals were devotees attending the Ash Wednesday mass at St. Peter Apostle Parish Church when the accident occurred, according to the City of San Jose del Monte Public Information Office (PIO).


Search for Davao de Oro landslide survivors ends; death toll at 71

The search for possible survivors in the massive landslide that hit Masara village here ended on Tuesday, a week after the tragedy struck, with rescuers shifting their efforts to the search and retrieval of more bodies beginning on Wednesday.

Mayor Voltaire Rimando issued an executive order directing volunteers at the disaster’s “ground zero” to focus on finding those still missing and presumed dead.

PCG: Previous admin’s limited WPS info led to misinformation to worsen

The limited information in the West Philippine Sea situation under the administration of former President Rodrigo Duterte has allowed misinformation to proliferate.

Commodore Jay Tarriela, Philippine Coast Guard spokesperson for the West Philippine Sea, made the observation as he drew comparison with the present administration’s tactics in dealing with the conflict.


House bill proposes P50,000 as teacher’s monthly pay

This Valentine’s Day, the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives is ditching the traditional roses and chocolates in favor of a love letter addressed to the nation’s educators: A bill proposing a significant increase in teachers’ salaries.

On Tuesday, Gabriela Rep. Arlene Brosas, Kabataan Rep. Raoul Manuel, and ACT Teachers Rep. France Castro filed House Bill No. 9920, which seeks to raise the minimum monthly salary for teachers to P50,000.

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TAGS: ACT Teachers, Davao de Oro, Davao de Oro landslide, SJDM, West Philippine Sea, WPS

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