Philippines

4 Davao City villages under state of calamity due to flooding

4 Davao City villages under state of calamity due to flooding By Che Palicte  DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Four barangays here have been placed under state of calamity Thursday afternoon after a localized thunderstorm brought heavy rains that caused massive flooding on Wednesday evening. The four barangays directly affected by the flash floods are … Continue reading

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Davao City to implement 24-hour bus system

Davao City to implement 24-hour bus system By Che Palicte DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency) –The chief of City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) said Wednesday the Peak Hours Augmentation Bus Service (PHABS) system will soon operate around the clock pending approval from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). PHABS, which is … Continue reading

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26 of 37 recovered bodies in Davao mall fire identified

DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency) – Twenty-six of the 37 charred bodies recovered inside the NCCC Mall in Davao City have already been identified, as of 11 p.m. Tuesday, by the authorities thru their relatives and friends and from the possession recovered with the bodies.       In the City Government’s official list, 26 fatalities were positively-identified, as … Continue reading