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The Independent   10 January 2017   Philippines   Asia  
<p>A major undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the Philippines on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.</p> <p>The quake was measured at a depth of 617 km (380 miles), the USGS said.</p> <p>It struck in the Celebes Sea ...
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COWI official website   12 September 2016   Philippines   Asia  
<p>COWI of Denmark together with DCCD Engineering Corporation of the Philippines have been appointed as the Owner's Engineer and Technical Advisor on a new 8-kilometer expressway link in the Philippines connecting Cebu City and Cordova.</p><p>​The new Cebu-Cordova ...
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Inquirer.net   30 June 2016   Philippines   Candijay  
<p>CANDIJAY, Bohol&mdash;The good news for Bohol came in the form of heavy rains that ended the province&rsquo;s ordeal with drought brought by the El Ni&ntilde;o phenomenon.<br />With it, however, came a bit of bad news. The rains washed out a portion of ...
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HSE asia   05 March 2016   Philippines   Diliman, Quezon City  
<p>The University of the Philippines Mining Engineering Society and University of the Philippines Geology Majors&rsquo; Society, co-presented by Nickel Asia Corporation, in cooperation with Global Ferronickel Holdings, Incorporated, bring the FIRST EVER NATIONAL ...
aa.com   24 November 2015   Philippines   Zamboanga City  
<p>A steam explosion at one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines may be a precursor to an eruption, officials warned Tuesday.</p> <p>The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised its alert levels after the explosion occurred at Mt. ...
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Inquirer.net   25 August 2015   Philippines   Benguet  
<p>LA TRINIDAD, Benguet—The provincial board of Benguet on Monday declared a state of calamity in the province as the weather bureau warned of more rains up to midweek caused by monsoon intensified by Typhoon “Ineng.”<br>Ineng (international name: Goni) blew ...
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NDTV   17 July 2015   Philippines   Manila  
<p>MANILA: Three people died and six others are believed to have also been killed when part of a coal mine collapsed on a remote central Philippine island on today, the provincial governor said.</p> <p>Nine workers were using heavy machinery to remove sea ...
CNN Philippines   13 July 2015   Philippines   Benguet  
<p>Baguio City (CNN Philippines) &mdash; One person died and five others were injured after a van and a jeepney were buried in a landslide early Monday morning (July 13) along Kennon Road in Tuba, Benguet.</p> <p>The passengers of the jeepney and van were ...
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