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Sri Lanka garbage dump collapse kills 11

COLOMBO — The death toll from a collapsed garbage mountain in Sri Lanka’s capital rose to 11 Saturday, officials said, with the disaster destroying 145 homes. Colombo National Hospital spokesperson Pushpa Soysa said two boys and two girls were among the 11 confirmed killed following the Friday incident. They were aged between 11 and 15. […]

Posted: April 15th, 2017 in World | Read More »

Top 15 finish for Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental 2016: Jennifer Hammond


BINIBINING Pilipinas Intercontinental Jennifer Hammond landed in the top 15 of Miss Intercontinental 2016 during the coronation night held at Colombo, Sri Lanka last Sunday. Although Jennifer fell short in winning the crown, Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Incorporated expressed its gratitude to the beauty queen for making it to the Top 15. “A Top 15 finish […]

Posted: October 18th, 2016 in Life,Showbitz | Read More »

Death toll from Sri Lanka floods rises to 92


COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The death toll from landslides and floods in Sri Lanka as a result of week-long heavy storms has risen to 92, officials said Sunday. Soldiers searching for victims of landslides that buried three villages in the central hills pulled out eight bodies from the rubble, the Disaster Management Center said, adding […]

Posted: May 24th, 2016 in World | Read More »