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Virus crisis adds pressure on slowing Chinese economy

An aerial view shows residential and commercial buildings of Wuhan in China’s central Hubei province on January 27, 2020, amid a deadly virus outbreak in the city. AFP BEIJING — Cinemas empty, high-speed train trips cancelled, tourist sites closed, an entire province shut down: The extraordinary measures taken by China to contain a deadly coronavirus […]

Pampanga lawyer, driver killed in ambush

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO –– A lawyer and his driver were killed in an ambush around 9:30 a.m. in Sta. Rita town in Pampanga on Tuesday, police said. Three gunmen fired at lawyer Anselmo “Sato” Carlos and Marcial Mendoza as the latter’s car came to a halt across the San Vicente Church along the provincial […]

8,000 jobs up for grabs at DOLE job fair in Bicol

Bicolano jobseekers troop to the Ayala Mall in Legazpi City for the job fair organized by the Department of Labor and Employment. MICHAEL B. JAUCIAN / INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON LEGAZPI CITY –– Thousands of Bicolano jobseekers trooped to the Ayala Mall here for the 86th Department Of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Anniversary Job Fair, where […]

Farmer electrocuted on way to Leyte farm

TACLOBAN CITY –– A farmer was electrocuted while on his way to his farm in Barangay Tombo, Alangalang town in Leyte province on Monday. The fatality was identified as Romualdo Pace, 69, a resident of Barangay Santigo, about 4 km away from Tombo, said Police Chief Master Sergeant Alejandro Alde, Jr. ADVERTISEMENT Also killed was […]

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