12 dead, 13 injured in Lenten Week accidents in Calabarzon

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna — TWELVE people died and 13 others were injured in separate vehicular and drowning accidents during the Lenten Week, the Office of Civil Defense(OCD)-Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) reported on Monday. Calabarzon OCD-RDRRMC Regional Director Olivia M. Luces said on Good Friday, a six-year-old girl Girlie Talag Bonsol drowned … Read More

Magnitude 5.6 quake temporarily strands passengers, stalls cargoes at Batangas Port

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City – The magnitude 5.6 earthquake that jolted Batangas anew around 3:07 p.m. on Saturday has temporarily stranded passengers and stalled cargoes bound for neighboring Mindoro island. Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Calabarzon reported that the Philippine Coast Guard stationed at the Batangas Port issued the public advisory around 4 p.m. … Read More

OCD: 62, not 56 aboard ill-fated bus in Tanay mishap; 1 missing student turns out alive

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City -– The Office of Civil Defense (OCD)-Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) 4A (Calabarzon) here confirmed on Thursday that there were 61 passengers, not 56 as earlier reported aboard the ill-fated Harana bus where 13 students, one teacher guide and the bus driver perished during Monday’s accident near … Read More