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Typhoon Kalmaegi Slams Northern Philippines
A strong typhoon swept across northern Philippines overnight, cutting power and communication lines and sending thousands fleeing to higher ground. The capital, Manila, was not spared, as heavy rains from Typhoon Kalmaegi flooded this riverside community of Marikina.
Luis batters N. Luzon, to exit PH Monday
MANILA Typhoon ''Luis'' is expected to leave the Philippine area of responsibility before noon Monday, state weather bureau PAGASA said. PAGASA said Luis, which has left a trail of destruction in Northern Luzon, was already 100 kilometers west northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, over the West Philippine Sea, as of 4 a.m. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said 3,045 people fled their homes in Isabela, Cagayan, Aurora, Apayao, Mt.
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Foxy Filipina rocks Canadian pop scene
Dubbed as the "Canadian Pop Princess," Elise Estrada s a singer-songwriter-performer with a string of no.1 hits to her name.
Solons for new machines, not PCOS, for 2016 polls
The Commission on Elections should use new machines - not the PCOS machines used in previous polls - for the next presidential polls to ensure that it is fraud-free, opposition and administration lawmakers agreed yesterday in reaction to Comelec's announcement that it plans to use a mixed automated election system in 2016, combining the use of the ... (more)
Dole orders discount caravans for workers
IN A bid to alleviate the effects of the rising prices of commodities to workers, the Department of Labor and Employment directed its regional directors to organize Diskwento Caravans all over the country in the third quarter of 2014.
QC Diamond Jubilee celebration to highlight city's rich cultural,...
Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista has urged the city's Tourism Department and the Division of City Schools to come up with a program designed to promote the city's rich cultural, historical and artistic heritage in connection with the celebration of its Diamond Jubilee this year.
Sisters Rescuing Women from Sex Trades
They are the Mary Queen of Heaven Missionaries , and who looking at them could imagine that they have taken upon themselves - as have so many great missionary sisters before them - such difficult work, serving populations invisible to so many? In a red-light district in Cebu, central Philippines, the taxi stopped when its passenger called out, ... (more)
COA: 46 congressmen got DAP funds from milk feeding project
Some 46 current and former lawmakers have received multi-million peso allotment from the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program after they backed the impeachment of then Chief Justice Renato Corona, the Commission on Audit said.