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Palace suspends government work in NCR after quake

In the wake of magnitude 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck parts of Luzon, including Manila, Malacañang announced the suspension of government work in the National Capital Region today, April 23.

Zarate pushes colleagues to pass bill on evacuation centers

As Tropical Storm Urduja wreaked havoc in Eastern Visayas, Bayan Muna partylist Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate urged the House leadership to fast-track House Bill 1763 or the “Evacuation Centers Bill” so that victims of calamities would have a…

Erap wants Manila hospitals ready for killer quake

Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada on Monday (February 20) directed the management of city-run hospitals to make sure that they're ready to handle a massive number of casualties and injuries.