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In photos: Concrete road in Surigao del Norte breaks into pieces as Typhoon Odette hits province

  (Eagle News) — In these photos provided by Eagle News correspondent Jabes Juanite in Surigao del Norte, a concrete road in Bgy. Songkoy, Socorro town in Surigao del Norte proved no match for Typhoon Odette’s fury as the typhoon with maximum sustained winds of 185 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 230 km/hr first pummeled the province and other areas in Visayas and Mindanao on Thursday, December 16, 2021. Surigao del Norte […]

Donaire defends WBC title with body shot KO of Gaballo

  LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Nonito Donaire showed that age is a just a number, knocking Reymart Gaballo out in the fourth round with a thunderous body shot to retain his World Boxing Council bantamweight title on Saturday. The veteran and ageless wonder Donaire continues to impress at 39 despite being counted out several times by boxing critics before the Philippine boxer moved back to the 118-pound division. Donaire landed a vicious left […]

PHL bet Beatrice Gomez makes it to top five, but fails to advance to top 3 of Miss Universe pageant

  (Eagle News) – The Philippines’ Ms. Universe candidate Beatrice Luigi Gomez made it to the top five, but failed to make it to the top three of the prestigious pageant being held in Israel on December 12 (Israel time) or Monday, Dec. 13 on Philippine time Gomez was asked about mandating vaccine passports and said she was all for it in the interest of public health. South Africa’s Lalela Mswane, India’s Harnaaz Sandhu and […]

Powerful tornadoes kill 83 across six US states

  by Cyril JULIEN Agence France Presse MAYFIELD, United States (AFP) — Rescuers were desperately searching for survivors early Sunday after dozens of devastating tornadoes tore through six US states, leaving at least 83 people dead, dozens missing and towns in ruin. President Joe Biden called the wave of tornadoes, including one that travelled more than 200 miles, “one of the largest” storm outbreaks in American history. “It’s a tragedy,” a shaken Biden, who pledged […]

Indonesia volcano death toll rises to 13

  by Juni Kriswanto Agence France Presse LUMAJANG, Indonesia (AFP) — The death toll from a sudden, spectacular eruption of Indonesia’s Mount Semeru has risen to 13, disaster officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched villages blanketed in molten ash for survivors. The eruption of Java’s biggest mountain caught locals by surprise on Saturday, sending thousands fleeing its path of destruction and forcing hundreds of families into makeshift shelters. It left at least 11 villages of […]

US authorities released photos of school shooter’s parents that led to their arrest

  The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office released photos of the parents of a 15-year-old who shot dead four students at a US high school with a gun bought by his father, that led to their arrest on Saturday, The whereabouts of James and Jennifer Crumbley, the parents of shooting suspect Ethan Crumbley, were unknown for much of Friday, prompting authorities in Oakland County, Michigan to consider them fugitives. But police found them in an industrial […]

Blizzard warning issued for Hawaii’s highest mountains

by Alfred Acenas (EBC Hawaii-Pacific) Eagle News Service HONOLULU (Eagle News) – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a blizzard warning for Hawaii’s Big Island summits at Mauna Kea (13,803 feet or 4,207 meters) and Mauna Loa (13,681 feet or 4,170 meters). The said warning will remain in effect until 6:00am Hawaii time on Sunday, December 5 (12:00am Philippine time, December 6). Under blizzard conditions, travelers to the peaks can expect snow accumulations upwards […]

Pres. Duterte asks each Filipino to be a hero like Andres Bonifacio

    (Eagle News) – President Rodrigo Duterte asked Filipinos to be heroes like Andres Bonifacio as he led the commemoration of Bonifacio Day on Tuesday, Nov. 30. This is the last Bonifacio Day commemoration of the 76-year old Duterte as the country’s President. He is on his last term. “As we commemorate these events, I invite every Filipino to become a hero like Bonifacio by participating actively in our nation-building efforts, especially in those […]

In photos: “BBM-Sara” at the wedding of Sen. Revilla’s daughter in Silang, Cavite

  Presidential aspirant former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., and Davao City mayor Sara Duterte attended the wedding of Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr’s daughter, Gianna Revilla and Jed Patricio, on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 in Silang, Cavite. Mayor Sara Duterte posted the photos of her and former Senator Bongbong Marcos in her Facebook page on Thursday night, Nov. 11. The wedding of Revilla’s daughter, Gianna, and Jed, was also attended by PDP-Laban standard bearer […]

“Tonight, I formally became a member of Lakas-CMD,” says Sara Duterte as she takes her oath

  (Eagle News) – Davao City mayor Sara Duterte took her oath under the political party, Lakas-CMD, on Thursday night, Nov. 11, after she resigned from her regional party, Hugpong ng Pagbabago. “Tonight, I formally became a member of Lakas-CMD,” posted Mayor Sara Duterte in her official Facebook page on Thursday. She also posted two photos, with one photo showing her taking her oath as a Lakas-CMD member before House Majority Leader Leyte Rep. Martin […]