Metro Manila

Class suspensions for Friday and Saturday

MANILA (UPDATE 15) -- Several local government units and institutions are suspending classes on Friday and Saturday due to the effects of this week's incessant monsoon rains enhanced by tropical storm "Maring."

La Mesa Dam still on red alert

MANILA -- The La Mesa Dam in Quezon City remains under red alert as it continues to overflow.

Marikina folk flee homes after river swells anew

MANILA -- Thousands of residents near Marikina River were forced to return to evacuation centers Wednesday night after the water level in the river rose again.

Woman gives birth inside LRT train

MANILA – A woman gave birth to a baby girl inside a Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 2 train on Thursday morning, an official said.

UST entrance exam moved to Sept 1

MANILA - The University of Santo Tomas has moved its entrance exam to September 1, 2013.

2 taxi nagsalpukan malapit sa Trinoma

MANILA - Sa kasagsagan ng pagbuhos ng ulan sa Quezon City, dalawang taxi ang nagsalpukan sa northbound lane ng EDSA Trinoma. 

No classes in QC up to high school, and UP Diliman

MANILA - Mayor Herbert Bautista announced on Thursday at past 3 a.m. the suspension of classes from pre-school to high school in both public and private schools in Quezon City.

Thousands of flood victims stay in evacuation centers

Nagtitiis pa rin sa mga evacuation center ang libu-libong pamilyang nasalanta ng baha. Nagkakasakit na rin ang ilan kaya nakatutok na ang DOH. Magba-Bandila si Abner Mercado. Bandila, Agosto 21, 2013, Miyerkules

Residents keep eye on Marikina River water level

Mahigit 30,000 residente pa rin ang nananatili sa evacuation centers sa Marikina. Nakaalerto pa rin daw sila sakaling muling tumaas ang Marikina River. Live mula sa Marikina, magba-Bandila si Jenny Reyes. Bandila, Agosto 21, 2013, Miyerkules

After traffic, Manila gov't eyes solving flood woes

MANILA – After implementing a new bus scheme in the city of Manila in an effort to solve traffic jams, the Manila government is now eyeing solutions to solve the city’s flood woes.