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Binondo fire now at 5th alarm

A fire that struck a residential building the Binondo Church on Friday has reached the fifth alarm, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection. Fire Officer 1 Charlene Coloso said firefighters from the Manila Fire Department responded to the scene at around 11:58 a.m.  No reports of casualties as of posting. /muf

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LIVE: Forum on democracy and federalism at Ateneo de Manila University

Retired Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr. and ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno are expected to participate as resource speakers in a conference on democracy and federalism being held at the Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) in Quezon City.

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Comelec admits 2018 barangay polls lasted longer than expected

The conduct of the 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections lasted longer than expected because of manual polling, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) admitted on Tuesday. Comelec spokesman James Jimenez noted that barangays were still canvassing and proclaiming a day after the polls, contrary to their initial expectation that all winners would be proclaimed on […]

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Mayor Erap: After elections, Manila to work on garbage problem

Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito “Erap” Estrada said the local government will work on solving the garbage problem in the city after Monday’s Synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections. “We will concentrate on that after this election, kasi mayroon from other cities, I won’t mention it, hindi na tinatambak yung ibang basura nila. I have received […]

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Barangay, SK polls peaceful and orderly in Boracay

Barangay, SK polls peaceful and orderly in Boracay

MALAY, Aklan — The Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Election on Boracay Island was peaceful and orderly. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has designated an area outside the Caticlan Jetty Port where residents can confirm if they were on the active voters list and find their precincts. They then proceed to the island to cast […]

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Quake precedes opening of polling in Zamboanga City

Quake precedes opening of polling in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY – A magnitude 4.4 quake jolted the city at 6:12 a.m. as voters started trooping to their precincts for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls. Engineer Rommel Labayog of the local Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said intensity 2 was felt in the city. He said the tremor, which was tectonic […]

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Sereno: Fight for democracy must continue

The fight for democracy must continue. This is what ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said hours after she was unseated on Friday. “But beyond that decision I am firmly of the belief that God is in control of everything. So this only tells us that there is a bigger picture here and the fight […]

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