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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Former Batangas governor Armand Sanchez Died

Former Batangas governor Armand Sanchez died last night due to brain hemorrage.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

3 died in cargo plane crashed in the Philippines

A Russian-made cargo plane crashed and and exploded in a rice field north of Manila Wednesday as it attempted a landing. Three crew were killed and three pulled out alive from the burning Antonov 12 aircraft.
It was flying from Mactan in the central Philippines and crashed about 22 miles (35 kilometers) south of Clark airport, the former U.S. Air Base near Manila.
The Antonov 12 plane was rented by a Manila-based airline company for domestic use,Alfonso Cusi said, director-general of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines.. Clark's tower lost communication with the aircraft at about 8:50 p.m. (1250 GMT).

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

7.7 magnitude eathquake hits Sumatra Indonesia, No tsunami alert in the Philippines

A strong 7.7 earthquake hits coast of Aceh on the Indonesian island of Sumatra this Wednesday. There is no report of casualty on that said earthquake.
The quake struck around 5:15 a.m. west-northwest of the coastal town of Sibolga, It had a depth of 31 km, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicentre was around 215 km from Medan, the largest city on Sumatra.
There is no tsunami alert in the Philippines as of now.