• Clearing the mud after the flood
    A man clears mud from a road on Saturday, a day after tropical storm Mario inundated large parts of Metro Manila. Thousands of residents in low-lying areas were moved to higher ground as flood waters rose quickly after the equivalent of half a month's usual rain fell in six hours.

  • A victim of the flood
    A priest blesses the body of a victim who drowned in the flood on Saturday, a day after tropical storm Mario inundated Metro Manila. Heavy rain caused flooding in many areas, shutting schools, government offices and financial markets as a tropical storm made landfall to the north.

  • Parts of Marcos Highway remain flooded
    People hitch a ride on tall vehicles traversing a still flooded portion of the Marcos Highway near Masinga in Marikina City on Saturday. Portions of Marikina and Cainta, two of the most flood-prone areas in Metro Manila, remain under water day after tropical storm Mario dumped record rains.

  • PNoy meets Merkel in Germany
    President Aquino converses with Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday at the Federal Chancellery, with the historical Reichstag building in the background, during his visit to Berlin, Germany. Aquino is in his last stop of his four-nation European tour before proceeding to New York.

  • Rescuers evacuate flood victims
    Flood victims are evacuated in a rescue boat after their homes were swamped by heavy flooding in Marikina City on Friday. Heavy rain caused flooding in many areas of Manila, shutting schools, government offices and financial markets as tropical storm Mario made landfall in the north. 

'Mario' leaves 5 dead - NDRRMC

MANILA - The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said five people were confirmed dead in the wake of tropical storm "Mario."
'Mario' leaves 5 dead - NDRRMC

9 areas still under storm signals due to 'Mario'

MANILA (UPDATED) - Tropical storm "Mario" has gained strength as it moves towards Southern Taiwan, state weather bureau PAGASA said on Saturday morning.
9 areas still under storm signals due to 'Mario'

Cainta mayor on 'Mario' floods: Worst since 'Ondoy'

MANILA - Cainta, Rizal Mayor Kit Nieto said the severe flooding brought about by tropical storm "Mario" is the worst that they have experienced since typhoon "Ondoy" hit the country in September 2009.
Cainta mayor on 'Mario' floods: Worst since 'Ondoy'


PHOTOS: The day after 'Mario'
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Meet Frenchman who speaks fluent Tagalog

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VP Binay didn't intend to offend Belmonte - Remulla

MANILA - Vice President Jejomar Binay did not intend to offend House Speaker Sonny Belmonte when he compared the Makati City Hall Building 2 with the House of Representatives Annex building during his speech last Thursday, his political spokesperson said.
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How carinderia owners became millionaire caterers

MANILA - This couple started off with selling cooking oil and putting up a 'carinderia' before becoming one of the most sought after caterers in Manila.
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Director defends Ai Ai's relationship with younger BF

Wenn Deramas, the director of the horror film "Maria, Leonora, Teresa," came to the defense of Ai Ai delas Alas, who recently admitted she has a 20-year-old boyfriend.
Posted 20 hours ago

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Stop blabbing and fight me, Pacquiao tells Mayweather

Philippine boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao threw down a fresh challenge to Floyd Mayweather Jnr on Thursday, daring the American world champion to "fight me" instead of setting terms that could torpedo the dream bout.
Posted 1 day ago

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Live wire kills UST student, hotel employee in Manila

(4th UPDATE) A medical student at the University of Sto. Tomas and a hotel employee died after being electrocuted along Espana Boulevard in Sampaloc, Manila on Friday.
Posted 20 hours ago

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Filipina teacher speaks up on racism allegation

SAN BERNARDINO, California – The Filipino teacher embroiled in a racism allegation has made her first public statement.
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Issued at 5:00 a.m., 20 September 2014

At 4:00 AM today, Tropical Storm "MARIO" was estimated based on radar and other available data at 137 km northwest of Laoag City, (19.1ºN, 119.7ºE). With maximum sustained winds of 95 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 120 kph. It is forecast to move north at 15 kph.


Blasts rock Lamitan, Basilan anew

MANILA - Two explosions rocked Lamitan, Basilan on Friday.


Queen urges unity after Scotland rejects independence

EDINBURGH - Scottish leader Alex Salmond said Friday he would resign after losing an independence referendum that left the United Kingdom intact, while Queen Elizabeth II called for "mutual respect" among Scots following a divisive campaign.

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Paris puts up panels to prevent 'love-locks'

PARIS - Paris officials have put up plastic panels on an iconic pedestrian bridge spanning the Seine river in front of the Louvre in an attempt to stop lovers sealing their passion with padlocks attached to the bridge.

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