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Photo of ‘floating’ DPWH officials causes uproar in cyberspace

By Karen Boncocan INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines – A photo release of the Department of Public Works and Highways last Wednesday posted on a social networking site meant to show their officials conducting field inspection after the onslaught of Typhoon ‘Pedring’ (international codename: Nesat) drew a barrage of criticisms in cyberspace Read more »

16 dead as Typhoon Pedring strikes Philippines

Manila – Typhoon Nesat smashed into the Philippines Tuesday, leaving at least 16 people dead, with the capital Manila enduring waist-deep floods, blackouts and dramatic storm surges. The Philippines is hit by about 20 major storms annually, many of them deadly, but the government said Nesat was one of the Read more »

Storm to hit RP late Friday

By Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) MANILA, Philippines – The weather bureau reported yesterday that the typhoon brewing over the Pacific Ocean was expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility last night and would likely make landfall late Friday over the northern part of Central Luzon.

23 dead and missing in storm in Philippines

Manila – Twenty people were killed and three were missing and feared dead in landslides and floods triggered by a storm in the eastern Philippines, the government said Monday.

Tropical storm Lekima

A jeepney drives thru a street flooded from heavy rains in Manila, August 2007. Tropical storm Lekima killed nine people and left another missing in the Philippines after unleashing landslides, floods and big waves, rescuers said Sunday.(AFP/File/Jay Directo)