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PhilStar   14 September 2017   Philippines   Manila  
<p>MANILA, Philippines &mdash; The board of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has approved the first phase of the Japan-funded Mega Manila Subway Project scheduled to begin construction next year.</p> <p>The first phase of the subway has ...
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ABC News   12 September 2017   Philippines   Manila  
<p>A tropical depression dumped heavy rains in the Philippines early Tuesday, flooding metropolitan Manila and nearby provinces and causing a landslide that killed two brothers.</p> <p>Five other people remain missing after flash floods swept away a house ...
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Earthquake report   06 July 2017   Philippines   Leyte  
<p><strong>Update 09:05 UTC:</strong> This earthquake will normally NOT generate Tsunami waves as the Magnitude is not powerful enough (besides a couple of exceptions, the Magnitude needs to be at least M7 of higher)</p> <p><br /><strong>Update 08:59 UTC:</strong> ...
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abc.net.au   12 February 2017   Philippines   Asia  
<p>At least eight people were killed and more than 120 injured when a powerful earthquake struck in the southern Philippines, officials say, damaging buildings and an airport and knocking out power.</p> <p>The late Friday quake with a magnitude of 6.5 roused ...
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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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