Rescuers brave aftershocks as Taiwan quake toll rises to nine

AFP 02/08/2018

Taiwanese rescuers braved powerful aftershocks to search for survivors in a dangerously leaning apartment block that was partially toppled by a quake, locating two more bodies early Thursday to bring the death toll to nine as dozens…

GlobalPort rises to 2-2 after drubbing Elite

Inquirer.net 01/19/2018

Games Today (Cuneta Astrodome) 4:30 p.m. – Rain or Shine vs KIA Picanto 6:45 p.m. – Magnolia vs Phoenix Petroleum Settling into a groove even without its biggest star, GlobalPort on Friday night dealt Blackwater a beating…

Gov: Ban on sky-rises needs thorough study

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2018

  THE proposal to ban the construction of sky-rise buildings in Cebu City needs to be studied thoroughly before implementing it. Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III said this amid Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s suggestion on Monday…

Vinta’ death toll rises to over 100, many missing

AFP, Inquirer 12/23/2017

The death toll in Mindanao from floods and slides spawned by Severe Tropical Storm Vinta (international name Tembin) had risen to over 100, officials said as of Saturday afternoon. Lanao del Norte suffered the most number of…

Mexico quake death toll rises to 61

AP 09/09/2017

  Mexico City — One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country’s southern coast, toppling hundreds of buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into the streets in the middle of the…

Death toll in Japan floods rises to 15

AFP 07/08/2017

Tokyo — The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in southern Japan has risen to 15, media reported yesterday, as rescuers continued work to bring out isolated survivors. Raging rivers overflowing with water and mud have…

Phoenix rises in 2nd half to nip GlobalPort in PBA

Inquirer 05/05/2017

PHOENIX Petroleum came out of the halftime break on Friday night a very different, focused team, one that played with a lot of pride that made an 84-72 come-from-behind win over GlobalPort in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup…

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