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SWS disowns Cabuyao, Laguna survey

MANILA – Social Weather Stations on Monday disowned photos circulating on social media showing results of a survey supposedly conducted in Cabuyao, Laguna.

Search for survivors after Kenya building collapse

NAIROBI, Kenya - Rescue teams were Saturday searching for survivors after a seven-storey building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi due to flooding, the Red Cross said, with 45 people already pulled alive from the rubble.
 

El Niño: Fisheries damage hits P82-M in Negros Or.

Almost all fishponds have dried up in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental due to the prolonged effects of the ongoing El Niño.

At least 15 injured in Kenya building collapse

NAIROBI, Kenya - At least 15 people were injured Friday in Kenya's capital Nairobi when a six-storey residential building collapsed following heavy flooding, the Red Cross said, describing a situation of "complete chaos".
 

Municipal councilor bet dies of heat stroke

MANILA – A candidate running for councilor in Magarao, Camarines Sur died of heat stroke less than two weeks before the May 9 elections.

El Nino dries up Asia as its stormy sister La Nina looms

TEMERLOH, Malaysia - Withering drought and sizzling temperatures from El Nino have caused food and water shortages and ravaged farming across Asia, and experts warn of a double-whammy of possible flooding from its sibling, La Nina.

UN: Rising heat at work is major new climate threat

Searing temperatures will cost emerging economies up to 10 percent in lost daytime working hours, if countries do not cut planet-warming emissions further than they have promised so far, U.N. agencies and international labor bodies said on Thursday.

SWS disowns survey showing Binay bouncing back

Polling firm Social Weather Stations (SWS) has disowned surveys showing Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte shedding points and Vice President Jejomar Binay gaining some.

Ilang bahagi ng Metro Manila, inulan

Matapos ang ilang linggo na sobrang init inulan naman ang ilang bahagi ng Metro Manila kaninang hatinggabi.

Miriam: 'Stress' is my middle name

With less than two weeks to election day, presidential aspirant Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago assured the public that she can handle the strenuous demands of being elected to the highest position in the land.