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Fire razes residential-commercial building in Tondo

Photo from BFP-PIO MANILA, Philippines — Fire hit a residential-commercial building in Tondo, Manila on Tuesday morning, the city fire department said. In a phone interview with, an officer from the Manila City Fire Department said the blaze swept through the building which was located along Lakandula Street at 5:22 a.m. ADVERTISEMENT After more […]

Cloudy skies, scattered rains on Tuesday

[embedded content] MANILA, Philippines — Cloudy skies and scattered rains may be experienced in some parts of the country on Tuesday, the weather bureau said. ADVERTISEMENT This as an Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) will affect Mindanao while a tail-end of a Cold Front (TECF) will affect Southern Luzon and Eastern Visayas, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, […]

Gov’t drug war a ‘massive failure’ – Robredo

ROBREDO REPORT Vice President Leni Robredo reports on her 18 days as cochair of the Inter-Agency Committee onAnti-Illegal Drugs at her office in Quezon City on Monday. —JAM STA.ROSA MANILA, Philippines — The Duterte administration’s war on illegal drugs is a failure, with the government barely making a dent on the country’s narcotics problem despite […]

Mystery disease: China rules out SARS

AIRPORT CHECK Quarantine officers wearing face masks scan passengers arriving from Thailand at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 as a precautionary measure against the mystery disease reported in China. —EDWIN BACASMAS BEIJING — China on Sunday said a mysterious viral pneumonia outbreak that affected 59 people was not the flu-like virus severe acute respiratory […]

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