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‘Mario’ leaves 4

As Tropical Storm “Mario” continues its upward path out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility, it has left four people dead in its wake, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Friday.


Super ‘Mario’
swamps Metro

Marikina resident Fredilie Paraños learned her lesson well when Tropical Storm “Ondoy” struck Metro Manila in 2009, flooding 80 percent of the National Capital Region and killing more than 100 people.


DPWH says sorry,
floods will be back

The flash floods that shut down Metropolitan Manila and nearby provinces on Friday will keep recurring until the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) can finish clearing the waterways, upgrading the pumping stations and unclogging the roadside drains in the National Capital Region, the government said.


Eruption threat
stays on Mt. Mayon

Volcanic activities have slowed down on Mt. Mayon but the possibility of a hazardous eruption remained, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).


Merkel backs PH
on China row

President Benigno Aquino III won the support of another world power—Germany—in the Philippines’ call for international arbitration to resolve the territorial disputes in the South China Sea.


surprises Aquino

He stands 6-foot-4 (1.9 meters) and is a dead ringer for NBA superstar Kevin Durant. Not only that, he speaks fluent Filipino.


Scots must
heal divide

Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence.


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UNITED STATES, Washington : The sign on the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund is seen June 5, 2011 in Washington, DC. Fallen IMF chief and one-time French presidential hopeful Dominique Strauss-Kahn enjoyed a final calm Sunday before heading to a New York court to plead not guilty to charges that he tried to rape a hotel maid. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN

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Miners air anxiety over proposed bill

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PH stocks gain on Fed news

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Jack Ma, center, founder of Alibaba, raises a ceremonial mallet before striking a bell during the company's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 in New York. The stock is to start trading Friday under the ticker "BABA." AP

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Cherry Pie Picache

Mother of actress Cherry Pie Picache found dead in Quezon City home–reports

The mother of actress Cherry Pie Picache was found dead in her Quezon City home Friday,…


Bela Padilla, working girl

While taping for “Sa Puso ni Dok,” GMA 7 actress Bela Padilla noticed a bleeding…


Karylle supports beleaguered Billy

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