A landslide that occurred at 3:45AM Thursday left 25 people dead, 15 injured, and 100 more missing in Purok Diat Uno and Diat Dos in Barangay Napnapan, Compostela Valley.
Here is a report regarding firecracker injuries in the Philippines (2011) as tweeted by Department of Health spokesman Dr. Eric Tayag:
PAGASA update on #Sendong as floodwaters rose rapidly in Iligan and CDO (Cagayan de Oro).
Pagasa (Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration) 5PM bulletin:
Sen. Miriam Santiago became the first female from a developing Asian country to win a seat as a judge in the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Kakusa party-list Representative Ranulfo Canonigo was reportedly shot outside his house by a still unidentified man Sunday afternoon in Marikina City.
Malacañang clarified that December 26, 2011 (Monday) and January 2, 2012 (Monday) are not holidays (may pasok).
Here is the list of long weekends in 2012 in the Philippines so you can schedule your vacation plans around them:
Malacañang has released the list of holidays in the Philippines (regular, special [non-working] days, and special holiday [for all schools]) in 2012 under Proclamation 295.
The Philippines’ Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) has made it to the list of the provisional winners of the search for the new 7 wonders of nature.