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2 dead, 34 injured in Cotabato City New Year's Eve blast

Dec 31, 2018 - 4:45 PM

(5th UPDATE) PNP Cotabato Spokesperson Senior Inspector Roel Zafra says the explosion occurred outside the South Seas Mall complex after an unidentified male person dropped a wrapped box

Explosion kills 2 cops, injures Abra lawmaker, mayor during town fiesta

Jan 25, 2018 - 11:12 AM

Abra Representative Joseph Bernos and his wife Menchie, the mayor of La Paz town, were watching the fireworks explode from the La Paz town plaza when a blast hit the ground

CHAOS. Chairs were left in disarray after the plaza explosion. PNP-Abra Photo

3 dead, 33 hurt in Bulacan water tank explosion

Oct 06, 2017 - 10:40 AM

(UPDATED) A water tank collapses and explodes in Barangay Muzon in San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan, at 3:30 am on Friday

COLLAPSED WATER TANK. Scene of the Crime Operatives (SOCO) check the site of the collapsed water tank in Barangay Muzon, San Jose del Monte in Bulacan on October 6, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Doctors ask: 'Busy Presidente Mar Roxas, nasaan ka?'

Aug 05, 2013 - 9:10 PM

Stickers and T shirts were distributed by the Philippine Medical Association taking to task DILG Sec Mar Roxas for not getting in touch with doctors after the Cagayan de oro blast

Rappler Newscast | July 29, 2013

Jul 29, 2013 - 8:50 PM

Henares is being eyed to lead the BOC PNP releases sketches of 3 suspects behind Cagayan de Oro explosion Abe vows to boost PH maritime security