Monday, July 06, 2015
  • ‘Egay’ slams north,  isolates huge area

    ‘Egay’ slams north, ...

    TROPICAL storm Egay pounded Northern Luzon with heavy rains, inundating at least 11 coastal towns in La Union, taking down power and communication lines and flooding communities where trapped residents sought safety on their rooftops. The Office of Civil Defense director for Region 2, Chito Castro, said the...
  • Murder charges vs ferry owner; death toll rises

    Murder charges vs ferry owner;...

    THE death toll from the Ormoc sea tragedy rose to 59 as authorities filed murder charges against the owner and crew of the M/B Kim Nirvana-B which capsized off Ormoc City on July 2 enroute to Pilar town in nearby Camotes island. Rescuers battle rough seas as they search for survivors from the MB Kim Nirvana...
  • Maguindanao,  N. Cotabato  lashed by  heavy rain

    Maguindanao, N. Cotabato lashed...

    TROPICAL Storm Egay made a sharp southwest turn  Friday, putting it on course to pass over Northern Luzon, with landfall expected in Batanes by  Sunday  night or  Monday  morning, the weather bureau said  Friday. In Mindanao, heavy downpours since June 24 brought heavy flooding...
  • Ferry sinks, 38 die

    Ferry sinks, 38 die

    Cebu-bound boat capsizes 200 meters from Ormoc

    AT least 38 people died and 19 passengers were missing after an outrigger capsized 200 meters away from the Port of Ormoc past noon Thursday. Initial reports said the victims were among the 173 passengers of Kim Nirvana-B, a motorized banca bound for Pilar, Camotes, Cebu when it capsized at about 12:50 p.m.,...
  • Binay steps down

    Binay steps down

    ‘I cannot allow more to get hurt,’ mayor says

    MAKATI City Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. vacated his post  Wednesday  to serve the six-month preventive suspension order against him in connection with the alleged irregularities in the construction of Makati Science High School. Binay said he vacated his post to avoid further disruption and other...

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