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‘Mario’ slightlywanes; rains linger

Tropical Storm “Mario” has slightly weakened as it traversed the northern tip of Luzon and continues on its way to Taiwan, the state weather bureau said in its afternoon weather bulletin Friday.…

Aquino: 2015’banner year’ for PH

President Benigno Aquino III has declared 2015 as a “banner year” for the Philippines owing to its economic “turnaround” and in time for the Southeast Asian regional integration.…

Which dumpedmore rain?

Even as the severe flooding brought by the rains of Tropical Storm "Mario" that shut down Metro Manila on Friday brought memories of that other killer tropical storm five years ago, the amount of rainfall "Mario" continues to dump in…

Major metro roadsstill flooded

The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) released Friday on its Twitter account a list detailing the situation of various roads in Metro Manila as of 2:39 p.m. as typhoon ‘Mario’ (international name: Fung-Wong) and the monsoon rains continue to batter…

Over 400,000affected by ‘Mario’

Over 400,000 people have been affected by Tropical Storm "Mario" as its heavy rains caused floods that swamped Metro Manila and other parts ‎of the country.…

More domestic flights cancelled

More cancelled domestic flights as Tropical Storm “Mario” continues to dump heavy rains in the country‎, according to airport authorities. …

Marikina evacuates residents near rising river

The City Government of Marikina implemented Friday a forced evacuation among its residents near the Marikina River. …

Trapped in flood

Residents in Metro Manila trapped inside their houses as floodwaters rose due to the heavy rains spawned by Tropical Storm “Mario” Friday are asking to be rescued.…

Classes in Metro Manila suspended

Metro Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino announced over the radio that classes in all levels in both public and private schools in Metro Manila and 16 provinces are suspended on Friday.…

Floods snarl traffic in Metro Manila

Motorists and commuters are stuck in a monstrous traffic jam along the Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (Edsa) as heavy rains flooded Metro Manila Friday. …

MIAA, NAIA:Cancelled flights

Due to the heavy rains spawned by Tropical Storm “Mario”, the following flights were cancelled based on an advisory by the Manila International Airport Authority and the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. …

‘Orange’ warning in metro, 2 others

As tropical storm "Mario" continue to bring heavy rains in some parts of Luzon, the state weather bureau raised the orange rainfall warning early Friday in Metro Manila and provinces of Rizal and L‎aguna.…

Binay: All recycled lies

Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday said the charges of corruption against him were “all lies” and testimony on them in the Senate would not stand up in court.…

‘Makati fraud only on cash basis’

Transactions in Makati when Vice President Jejomar Binay was the mayor of the city were done “cash to cash” so that there would be no paper trail, lawyer Renato Bondal said on Thursday.…

Albay folk facing eruption, rains

Residents of Albay province living near Mayon Volcano are facing a double whammy—the threat of a major eruption and rains brought by Tropical Storm “Mario” (international name: Fung-Wong) and enhanced by the southwest monsoon.…

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