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Quake survivor drinks own sweat during 16-hour ordeal

Quake survivor drinks own sweat during 16-hour ordeal

Jonie Balicuas was just five steps away from the door of the supermarket when the ground shook Monday, but did not make it to safety because a hard object bounced off his head. When he regained consciousness, the 22-year-old grocery bagger found himself boxed between walls. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake had taken down the four-story building […]

Manila Water fined P1.1 B over supply woes

Manila Water Co. Inc.’s failure to maintain a 24-hour water service connection to its 1.2-million customers will cost the Ayala-led company additional P1.1 billion as part of the penalty scheme that the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System  Board has decided to implement. But while the firm accepted to pay such fine, its top official denied […]

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San Juan businessman goes on shooting spree: 2 killed, 1 wounded

  A businessman allegedly high on illegal drugs went on a shooting spree, killing his own brother and a massage therapist, and wounding a nurse inside their house in San Juan City, Tuesday night. Colonel Ariel Fulo, San Juan police chief, said the suspect, Roberto Banez, 59, was arrested by responding cops. “Five years ago, […]

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Magnitude-4.7 earthquake shakes Davao Oriental

A mild earthquake was felt in Davao Oriental shortly before noon yesterday but was not as strong as the two earthquakes in Luzon and Visayas last Monday and Tuesday. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology recorded the 4.7-magnitude earthquake around 11:43 a.m. Its epicenter was located 59 kilometers northeast of Baganga, Davao Oriental. It […]

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Tremor death toll rises to 16

  At least 16 persons were con­firmed dead while authorities are racing against time to rescue more people who are believed to have been trapped inside a four-storey establishment that collapsed in Porac, Pampanga during Monday’s 6.1 magnitude earthquake. Most of the fatalities are in Porac which is considered as the hardest-hit area when a […]

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Quake aftermath: Tricycle driver grieves loss of wife & 2 kids; Female survivor lets rescuers cut her leg

  PORAC, Pampanga – “Dapat sinama na lang nila ako,” said a grieving father who lost his wife and two children following a 6.1 magnitude earthquake that shook Central Luzon and Metro Manila Friday. Jason dela Cruz said he was parking his tricycle when the ground shook past 5 p.m. He said he had just […]

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