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Crash survivor heard brakes screech as bus sped downhill

October 29, 2012

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By Carmel Loise Matus, Correspondent Rosalinda Cerna, 50, was supposed to take a van-for-hire home to Toledo city but she got on a Jegans bus thinking it would be a safer ride. She had no inkling the trip would end up in a major accident. She survived with a fractured right shoulder. At the Vicente […]

City Hall stops excavation for twin 50-storey condos

April 10, 2012

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    There was a loud crash past 1 p.m., then the second floor of the house tilted. “My nephews thought there was an earthquake because the house moved,” said 29-year-old house renter Jonah Pacheco in Cebuano. The two boys, an uncle and a teenage neighbor, were lucky to get out alive. A meter away, […]

Portion of wall collapsed; affected families told to evacuate

April 10, 2012

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(Breaking) by Edison Delos Angeles, Correspondent About 10 houses are in danger of being damaged after a portion of the retaining wall for a condominium project along General Maxilom Avenue collapsed towards the excavation about 2 p.m. Affected residents in sitio Santa Teresita were advised to temporarily relocate for fear of a landslide following the […]