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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.

Torrential rain kills six in Haiti, including children

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Torrential rain in impoverished Haiti killed six people over the weekend, including four children, authorities said Tuesday.
 

After surge in SWS poll, Leni says odds still against her

Despite her sudden rise in the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, there is still no room for complacency for Liberal Party vice-presidential bet and Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo.