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DFA repatriates 200 undocumented OFWs from UAE

DFA repatriates 200 undocumented OFWs from UAE

By: Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ INQUIRER.net / 09:22 AM November 12, 2018 Some 200 undocumented overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) repatriated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were set to arrive in Manila on Monday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

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Winds cause flare-ups of big Southern Californian wildfire

Winds cause flare-ups of big Southern Californian wildfire

Associated Press / 10:34 AM November 12, 2018 MALIBU, California — Strong Santa Ana winds returned to Southern California on Sunday, causing flare-ups of a huge wildfire that has scorched a string of communities west of Los Angeles, but no additional structures were believed to have been lost, authorities said. Huge plumes of smoke rose in the fire area, which stretches miles from the northwest corner of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley to the Malibu coast.

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Boeing jet crash-lands at Guyana airport, 10 injured

Boeing jet crash-lands at Guyana airport, 10 injured

Agence France-Presse Posted at Nov 10 2018 06:29 AM GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Ten people were injured in scenes described as "chaos" as a Boeing airliner carrying 126 people, most of them Canadians, crash-landed in Guyana's capital Georgetown on Friday, skidding to a halt just before a steep drop.

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California wildfire advances on Malibu, one of three large blazes

California wildfire advances on Malibu, one of three large blazes

Published November 10, 2018 1:30am By STEPHEN LAM, Reuters PARADISE, California - Three wind-whipped wildfires burned in California on Friday morning, including one that spurred the evacuation of 75,000 homes near a city that was still reeling from a mass shooting.

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Isolated rain expected over north Luzon islands – PAGASA

Isolated rain expected over north Luzon islands – PAGASA

Published November 10, 2018 4:06am The Batanes and Babuyan Islands would experience partly cloudy to cloudy conditions accompanied with isolated light rain due to the northeasterly surface windflow, weather service PAGASA predicted in a Saturday morning forecast.

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Fire hits Sangley Point naval base in Cavite

Fire hits Sangley Point naval base in Cavite

MANILA - A fire razed a naval ordnance depot of military base Sangley Point in Cavite early Friday. Commander Jonathan Zata, spokesman of the Philippine Navy, said an "igloo" made of reinforced concrete was hit by fire past 5 a.m.

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Young Fil-Am among 12 fatalities in California bar mass shooting —DFA Published November 9, 2018 8:12am

Young Fil-Am among 12 fatalities in California bar mass shooting —DFA Published November 9, 2018 8:12am

One of the 12 fatalites in a California bar mass shooting was an 18-year-old Filipino-American, the Philippine Department of Foreign affairs said.

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Yolanda's path: Then and now

Yolanda's path: Then and now

Five years ago, super typhoon Yolanda, the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines, made six landfalls and left a trail of destruction in its path.

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DID YOU KNOW: 2,234 youths diagnosed with HIV January to August 2018 Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:06 AM November 08, 2018

DID YOU KNOW: 2,234 youths diagnosed with HIV January to August 2018 Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:06 AM November 08, 2018

According to latest data from the Department of Health, a total of 2,234 Filipino youth aged 15 to 24 years old were diagnosed with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from January to August 2018.

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Lawyer for 9 slain farmers shot dead

Lawyer for 9 slain farmers shot dead

Lawyers and human rights groups are crying out for justice over the killing of activist-lawyer Benjamin Ramos less than a month after helping families of nine farmers who were shot dead by unknown attackers in Negros Occidental province. Read more: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1051626/lawyer-for-9-slain-farmers-shot-dead#ixzz5WDhBGbBO Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter | inquirerdotnet on Facebook

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Magnitude 4.7 quake rattles Antique

Magnitude 4.7 quake rattles Antique

MANILA - A magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolted Antique province on Monday morning, the state seismology office said.

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Over 30 dead in Italy storms

Over 30 dead in Italy storms

Casteldaccia (Italy) - Floods killed 12 people on the island of Sicily, including nine members of a single family, pushing Italy's week-long storm toll beyond 30, rescuers said yesterday.

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Natonin landslide: 16 bodies recovered, 14 still missing — OCD

Natonin landslide: 16 bodies recovered, 14 still missing — OCD

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 4) — Authorities reported that 16 bodies have been retrieved from Natonin, Mountain Province where a landslide hit a Department of Public Works and Highways building in Barangay Banawel on Tuesday.

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Natonin remains isolated; choppers eyed for relief distribution

Natonin remains isolated; choppers eyed for relief distribution

Authorities are eyeing the use of helicopters in sending food, medicine, and other relief items to Natonin, Mountain Province as its roads had been cut off by landslides caused by typhoon “Rosita.”

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Lion Air crash: Diver dies in search for downed flight JT610

Lion Air crash: Diver dies in search for downed flight JT610

INDONESIA’S search and rescue agency has some heartbreaking news, which has put a cloud over the discovery operation.

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Two typhoons expected to hit PH in November — PAGASA

Two typhoons expected to hit PH in November — PAGASA

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 2) — At most two typhoons are expected to strike the country in November, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Friday morning.

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What warning? Engineer says no caution raised in Mt. Province DPWH building

What warning? Engineer says no caution raised in Mt. Province DPWH building

Trishia Billones, ABS-CBN News Posted at Nov 01 2018 03:34 PM

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10 Commandments: Pinoy Cemetery Etiquette

10 Commandments: Pinoy Cemetery Etiquette

Infographic by Andrea Canlobo, ABS-CBN News Posted at Oct 31 2018 09:07 PM

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Thousands flock to Manila South Cemetery for ‘Undas’

Thousands flock to Manila South Cemetery for ‘Undas’

By: Consuelo Marquez - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ INQUIRER.net / 08:32 AM November 01, 2018 Thousands of visitors flocked to the Manila South Cemetery in Makati on Thursday to remember the departed for “Undas.”

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NDRRMC: At least 15 dead due to 'Rosita'

NDRRMC: At least 15 dead due to 'Rosita'

ABS-CBN News Posted at Nov 01 2018 09:17 AM | Updated as of Nov 01 2018 09:18 AM MANILA - Typhoon Rosita has left at least 15 people dead after its onslaught in the country's northern provinces, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Thursday. NDRRMC data showed 6 of the fatalities were from the landslide in Natonin, Mountain Province; 6 from landslides in Banaue, Ifugao; 2 from landslides in Tinglayan, and 1 who drowned in Abra. The number of fatalities may still rise as reports of missing individuals are still coming in, said NDRRMC Executive Director Ricardo Jalad.

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