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Mynardo Macaraig

Mynardo Macaraig

    Thousands homeless after Manila slum fire
    Thousands homeless after Manila slum fire
    Thousands of people made homeless after a spectacular fire ripped through a crowded shantytown in the Philippine capital, Manila, queued for food...
    Flood-ravaged Manila on alert for disease
    Flood-ravaged Manila on alert for disease
    Philippine health authorities warned on Monday of disease outbreaks following horror floods, as filthy water covered large areas of Manila and...
    Philippine children freed after hostage ordeal
    Philippine children freed after hostage ordeal
    A Philippine pre-school head surrendered to police on Wednesday after holding a busload of his own students hostage with a hand grenade and other...
    Philippine natives fight for paradise lost
    Philippine natives fight for paradise lost
    While tourists frolic in the crystal-clear waters lapping the tropical island of Boracay, local natives forced from their land by developers are...
    City looks to turn volcano into tourism windfall
    City looks to turn volcano into tourism windfall
    Ominous posters around Legaspi city, in the Philippines, show the nearby Mayon volcano erupting forcefully, shooting fiery sparks into the sky with...
    Major ash explosion feared at Philippine volcano
    Major ash explosion feared at Philippine volcano
    Mayon volcano in the Philippines could soon unleash a huge cloud of deadly gases and ash, experts warned on Sunday, as 40 000 people prepared...
    Nearly 40 000 flee erupting volcano
    Nearly 40 000 flee erupting volcano
    Rescuers on Wednesday raced against time to get stragglers away from the rumbling Philippine volcano Mayon, with nearly 40 000 people so far...
    Farmers refuse to leave slopes of rumbling volcano
    Farmers refuse to leave slopes of rumbling volcano
    With two water buffalo dragging wooden sleds laden with sacks of dried coconut meat, farmer Bienvenido Belga descended the slope of the simmering...
    Turning coconut waste into an environment-saver
    Turning coconut waste into an environment-saver
    Imagine turning a worthless waste material into an innovative, biodegradable product that protects the environment, promotes plant growth and gives...
    Ex-TV presenter poised for Philippine presidency
    Ex-TV presenter poised for Philippine presidency
    Philippine Vice-President Noli de Castro, a popular ex-TV presenter whose greeting "Good evening, nation" is known throughout the country, may see...