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  1. How people should prepare for the 'Big One'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Everyone, including children, should be able to answer this question, according to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology director Renato Solidum. In an interview on ANC's "Talkback with Tina Palma," Solidum said earthquake preparedness should start in an individual and his or her family.

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  2. Metro Manila less than 50 percent ready for big earthquake, says MMDA chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Weekend Balita

    The National Capital Region is less than 50 percent ready to deal with the fallout of a high-magnitude earthquake, the head of the Metro Manila Development Authority said in an earthquake preparedness forum on Friday. Speaking at the GMA News Online-I M Ready Earthquake Preparedness Forum, MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said Metro Manila's earthquake readiness leaves much to be desired.

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  3. Metro Pacific submits top bid for CALAX projectRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Metro Pacific Investments Corp.'s MPCALA Holdings submitted the highest bid of P27.3 billion for the P56 billion Cavite-Laguna Expressway project. MPIC's bid was about P5 billion more than the financial bid of San Miguel Corp., which submitted a proposal of P22.2 billion.

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  4. List of schools near West Valley Fault revisedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Government officials have revised a list of schools near the West Valley Fault, removing three schools while adding another school to the list. - Barangka Elementary School in Marikina - Tibagan National Elementary in Makati City - Sitio Karamuhe Elementary School in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan On the other hand, Buli Elementary School in Muntinlupa was added to the list after one building with 10 classrooms turned up to be on top of the fault line.

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  5. The Philippines braces for "The Big One"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    Last month, the Asian country of Nepal was rocked by a 7.8 earthquake killing nearly ten thousand people. After a couple of weeks, another quake with scale of 7.2 on the Moment Magnitude System hit taking the lives of many Nepalese.

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  6. South China Sea dispute: Southeast Asia maritime build-up acceleratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Age

    The Philippine Navy's World War II-vintage warship BRP Rajah Humabon is anchored during the navy's founding anniversary celebration at a naval station in Cavite City, west of Manila. Singapore: Southeast Asian nations are prioritising spending on their navies and coastguards amid rising tensions in the South China Sea, but as their capabilities grow, so does the risk that any confrontation in the contested waterway will be harder to contain.

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  7. LOOK: Old Philippine warshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABS-CBN News

    The Philippine Navy's World War II-era warship BRP Rajah Humabon is anchored during the navy's founding anniversary celebration at a naval station in Cavite city, west of Manila on May 25, 2015 with buildings along Roxas Boulevard in Manila in the background.

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  8. San Miguel Corp and Metro Pacific Investments CorpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA San Miguel Corp.'s and Metro Pacific Investments Corp.'s documents and requirements for the Cavite-Laguna Expressway bidding are all in order, setting the stage for a competitive opening of bids on Tuesday. Three government officials said the two companies' documents and requirements are compliant, and that the Bids and Awards Committee is expected to officially sign off on this Monday.

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  9. Cavite raid yields guns, marijuana, shabuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA A raid in several houses in Barangay Datu Esmail, Dasmarias, Cavite before dawn on Monday yielded several guns, marijuana, and shabu. Cavite and Calabarzon policemen seized 8 firearms, 2 kilograms of marijuana, and 130 sachets of shabu in its large anti-criminality drive.

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  10. Migration from LP looms if PNoy picks - wrong' 2016 betRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Manila Bulletin

    President Aquino's choice of a winnable standard-bearer for the 2016 presidential polls would make or break the Liberal Party and a "wrong" pick is likely to trigger migration from the ruling party in the last quarter of the year, a lawmaker warned yesterday. "The fate of LP as the dominant party will certainly depend not on who it will support, but if its candidate will win the 2016 elections," said AKO BICOL partylist Rep. Rodel Batocabe, spokesman of the 39-member Party-list Coalition Foundation, Inc. .

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  11. PH Navy's first oil tanker sets sailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | ABS-CBN News

    The Philippine Navy on Saturday commissioned its first-ever oil tanker, boosting the military command's capability in the conduct of maritime patrol. BRP Caliraya, or AF-81, courtesy of the Philippine National Oil Company , was commissioned in rites led by Navy chief Vice Admiral Jesus Millan and Navy-Philippine Fleet commander Rear Adm.

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  12. Search on for Cavite jail torture victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | ABS-CBN News

    CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna, Philippines Authorities are looking for a theft suspect who was reportedly subjected to torture by the police chief of Carmona, Cavite in January. The suspect will serve as a witness in a criminal case to be filed against Chief Inspector Jigger Noceda, according to Cavite police director Senior Superintendent Jonnel Estomo.

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  13. How agencies arrived at number of potential quake casualtiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | ABS-CBN News

    Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Director Renato Solidum Jr. on Saturday explained how Phivolcs and other concerned agencies came up with the number of potential casualties in case a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hits Metro Manila. In an interview on DZMM, Solidum said they based the numbers on the population of the areas within the vicinity of the West Valley Fault.

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  14. Senators renew call for earthquake preparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Sun-Star

    THREE senators sought on Saturday for urgent assessment of the country's disaster preparedness in case a major earthquake hits the Metro Manila. Senators Juan Edgardo Angara, Loren Legarda, and Paolo Benigno Aquino IV stressed the need to evaluate the capacity and preparedness of government and various shareholders in case a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hits the Metro Manila and other nearby provinces.

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  15. MM shutdown eyed for quake drill; 6 schools warnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | ABS-CBN News

    Electricity and mobile phone services would be cut throughout Metro Manila, and all private and government offices and businesses, including shopping malls, would be closed. That would be the situation on July 16 between 3 and 8 p.m. to simulate the scenario of a 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

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  16. Is your subdivision near the Valley Fault System?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | ABS-CBN News

    At least 70 subdivisions and villages were built along the Valley Fault System , which runs through several cities in the National Capital Region and nearby provinces. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology on Monday released the Valley Fault System Atlas, a handbook of large-scale maps showing in detail areas traversed by the Valley Fault System.

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  17. DPWH studying CALAX bids of San Miguel, Metro PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA The Department of Public Works and Highways has started evaluating the technical proposals submitted by San Miguel Corp. and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. for the rebidding of the P55 billion Cavite-Laguna Expressway . Public Works Assistant Secretary Ariel Angeles said the agency's Bids and Awards Committee opened the technical bids for the public-private partnership project on Friday.

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  18. 'Schools near West Valley Fault need to go'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | ABS-CBN News

    School buildings transected by the West Valley Fault should either be abandoned or completely demolished in case a massive earthquake hits the fault and causes untold destruction, the head of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Friday. Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum Jr. said he has advised six schools not to use school buildings on top or within the buffer zone of the West Valley Fault.

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  19. 8990 Holdings to launch 9 projects this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. said it will be launching nine projects mostly in the Visayas and Mindanao this year to increase its inventory of housing units. The new projects, which are located in Muntinlupa, Cavite, Cebu, Iloilo and Davao, are expected to deliver an additional 4,486 housing units.

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  20. 8990 to launch 9 new projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Sun-Star

    LISTED mass housing developer 8990 Holdings Inc. is set to launch nine projects mostly in the Visayas and Mindanao to beef up its inventory of housing units. In addition to the new projects, the 10 ongoing projects will provide a total of 19 projects equivalent to 11,083 housing units for a total gross value of P10 billion this year.

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