M4.9 earthquake hit Cebu

CEBU. Court workers, lawyers and their clients step out of the Quimonda building after the M4.9 quake that struck at 9:47 a.m. (Flornisa Marie M. Gitgano)

Response resources

DAVAO. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte turns over to city's barangays 110 multicabs and 79 motorcycles that will be utilized for quick and effective response to calamities. (Seth delos Reyes)

Libreng taud sa corsage

DAVAO. Libre nga taud ang gihatag nga serbisyo sa babaye ngadto sa mga mopalit sa iyang corsage ug garland kay graduwasyon sa mga estudyante sa Magallanes Central Elementary School kagahapon didto sa Almendras Gym. (Seth delos Reyes)

Maleldo 2015

PAMPANGA. Ruben Enaje shows stainless steel nails that will be used to nail them in the cross on Good Friday in San Pedro Cutud, City of San Fernando. (Chris Navarro)

Going LED for Earth Hour

PAMPANGA. Performers suited up with light emitting diodes or LED dance to "change climate change" during Saturday’s Earth Hour at SM City Pampanga. (Jovi T. De Leon)

Palm Sunday in Bacolod

BACOLOD. Catholic faithful in Bacolod City bring their palm fronds to the San Sebastian Cathedral for blessing during the Palm Sunday yesterday. (Merlinda A. Pedrosa)

Barricade continues

ILIGAN CITY. More than 1,000 supporters of suspended Iligan City Mayor Celso Regencia are still camped outside City Hall. The DILG served the notice of suspension Friday and Vice Mayor Roderic Marzo has been sworn in the city's new mayor. (ANJO J. BACARISAS)

earth hour

CEBU. Power demand in the three Visayas regions dropped by 34.67 megawatts during Earth Hour last Saturday. In Lapu-Lapu City, dancers with LED lights for props performed during an event hosted by Crimson Resort and Spa. (Alan Tangcawan)

Paggatas sa kanding

DAVAO. Inay mogamit og makina, mas gipili sa Mindanao Baptist Rural Life Center ang mano-manong paggatas sa ilang kanding.

Palm Sunday sa San Pedro Cathedral

DAVAO. MGA parokyano sa San Pedro Cathedral nagpabendita sa ilang lukay alang sa pagsugod sa pagsaulog sa Semana Santa kagahapon, March 29, 2015. (Seth delos Reyes)

Extended bunkhouse stay in private lot approved

THE Tacloban City Council approved a resolution extending the stay of bunkhouse dwellers for the third time in a lot owned by International Pharmaceuticals Inc. (IPI) until June 30.

The resolution is in response to the query of IPI...

Eastern Samar seeks P7.67-B fund for dev’t projects

THE Eastern Samar Provincial Government is seeking a P7.67-billion outlay to finance local harmonized development priorities through nine national government agencies and local government units in the province from 2015 to 2016.

The...

Writeshop on positive discipline, anti-corporal punishment s...

THE Leyte Provincial Board will hold a writeshop on positive discipline and prohibiting corporal punishment next week for local authorities in the province.

Vice Governor Carlo Loreto said the board will gather local council members, law...

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