Update: 28 dead in Iloilo-Guimaras Strait boat accident

The death toll in the Iloilo-Guimaras Strait boat accident which occurred on Saturday has risen to 28 as of 12noon today, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) told Coconuts Manila. Three motorboats capsized over the weekend due to the inclement weather brought by the southwest monsoon. The boats Chi-Chi and the Keziah capsized at past 12 ...

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Woman dies after tree falls on her house in Quezon City

Woman dies after tree falls on her house in Quezon City

A woman died today after a tree fell on top of her house in Quezon City amid the pouring rain. The victim has been identified as Omaira Macapudi, who was sleeping inside her house...

Body of missing Filipino swimmer found on Phuket beach in Thailand

Body of missing Filipino swimmer found on Phuket beach in Thailand

One of two Filipino swimmers missing since they were swept out to sea off Phuket was found dead Friday afternoon. The body was discovered by a passerby on Freedom Beach, two days...

Big waves, wind sweep 2 Filipinos out to sea off Phuket, Thailand

Big waves, wind sweep 2 Filipinos out to sea off Phuket, Thailand

Rescuers in Phuket, Thailand were searching this morning for two Filipino tourists who went missing after they were carried out to sea by high waves. The two were swimming at...

Very meme-morable: Metro Manila private school gets creative with class suspension announcement 

Very meme-morable: Metro Manila private school gets creative with class suspension announcement 

It’s been particularly wet in the Philippines this week because of tropical storm Danas (local name: Falcon). As floods rise in some parts of the country, so do social media...

As Boracay floods, group in charge of rehab says they need more time to fix island’s problems

As Boracay floods, group in charge of rehab says they need more time to fix island’s problems

The government agency responsible for rehabilitating Boracay said today that they need more time to finish construction projects in the popular island, as people complained about...

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno calls out University of the East on Facebook for not suspending classes despite rain

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno calls out University of the East on Facebook for not suspending classes despite rain

One of Manila’s biggest and oldest schools was called out today by the city’s new mayor for failing to suspend some classes despite the rain. Newly-minted Manila Mayor...

Officials assure Ninoy Aquino International Airport protected from lightning strikes

Officials assure Ninoy Aquino International Airport protected from lightning strikes

The government office responsible for managing the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City assured passengers today that the airport is protected against...

40 students experience dizziness, fainting spells due to extreme heat in Batangas

40 students experience dizziness, fainting spells due to extreme heat in Batangas

At least 40 students in a Batangas high school were brought to the hospital today after they suffered from extreme heat. Ambulances were deployed to Bauan Technical High School in...

Escalator in posh Mandaluyong mall partly collapses due to heavy rains 

Escalator in posh Mandaluyong mall partly collapses due to heavy rains 

Malls are very popular in Manila, in large part because they serve as a respite for those who want to get away from the city’s pollution, unsafe streets, and unpredictable...


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