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Fire hits Manila University

by on Jan.02, 2011, under General, Places

A fire razed a building of a university in Manila. A report said that the fire of undetermined origin hit the Philippine Normal University Center for Teaching and Learning Building around 10:15 a.m. The fire was put out around 10:48 a.m. No casualty was reported in the accident.

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Fire hits famous resto in Manila

by on Dec.18, 2010, under General, Places

A fire reportedly triggered by a leaking liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) struck a popular restaurant in Manila. No one was reported hurt in the fire that damaged the café at 1790 M. Adriatico Street, Remedios Circle in Malate Manila at around 10:39 p.m. it said that the fire gutted half of the restaurant on the second floor. The fire struck the restaurant reportedly reached the third alarm before it was put out around 11:04 p.m. the blaze destroyed at least P200, 000 worth of property. It said that they have yet to determine the cause of the fire, although initial reports from the Manila Police District (MPD) Ermita Station 5 indicated that the blaze may have been triggered by a leaking LPG tank.

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4 suspected hijackers caught in Manila

by on Dec.02, 2010, under Places

Four suspected members of a hijack syndicate were arrested by police while in the act of unloading stolen cargo in Paco. The Manila police said that the suspects were caught through a global positioning system (GPS) device installed in the hijacked delivery truck. The installation of GPS devices in trucks was initiated by the National Capital Region Police Office. In the report the Pandacan Police station received a radio report message from the NCRPO on the where about of a hijacked van containing 675 large boxes of toiletries. The vehicle, an Isuzu Canter closed van left the company’s warehouse on Monday but failed to reach its destination. An alarm was then flashed by the NCRPO on all its police districts for possible location of the missing van. The police officers and their men proceeded at Mendiola Extension on Otis, Paco, the area where he GPs had been tracked. They caught the four suspects unloading the boxes from the van their vehicle, an Isuzu ELF truck. The suspects failed to show documents of the stolen cargo and were immediately arrested. The suspects are now undergoing tactical interrogation to flush out other members of the hijack gang and to find the whereabouts of the missing van driver.

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Passenger jeep hits electric post 15 were hurts

by on Nov.10, 2010, under General

Fifteen people were rushed to a hospital in Manila after a passenger jeepney rammed into an electric post. It is said to the report that the jeepney came from Cubao and was headed to Libis when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The jeepney before ramming an electric post, hit a construction worker who was walking while texting. According to the report the construction worker might be lose his leg in the accident.

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Baby, fetus abandoned in Manila, Marikina

by on Oct.17, 2010, under Breaking News, General, Places

A baby was abandoned in Manila and a fetus was thrown in Marikina River. A baby was left across a school beside the church city. The priest at the Santa Ana named the infant baby Francis and bought him into the Sta. Ana Hospital where he was place in the incubator. The doctor said that the baby was born prematurely and needed antibiotics. In Marikina, a female fetus placed inside the arinola or a chamber pot was found floating in the Marikina River. The report said that the chamber pot was seen at the portion of the river near the Marcos Highway in Barangka village. The residents described the fetus at about six months old.
The church cardinal said a deliberately procured abortion is a moral evil and abortion is a grave sin against defenseless life.

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