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Special day ‘no matter what’: Filipino couple weds under volcanic cloud

A couple getting married over the weekend witnessed a surprise guest at their wedding. In what has made for dramatic shots that have since gone...
Tito Sotto in press conference

Why Filipinos did not welcome Tito Sotto’s cloud seeding proposal to ashfall-stricken areas

The undersecretary of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology did not immediately agree with the suggestion of Sen. Tito Sotto III that cloud...
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Private companies criticized over non-suspension of work amid Taal Volcano eruption

Big businesses in affected areas who still required employees to report for work despite the ashfall of the erupting Taal Volcano early this week...
Houses covered with ashes from the erupting Taal Volcano are pictured in Talisay

Rumbling volcano shuts down Philippine capital

Schools and businesses shut across the Philippine capital on Monday as a volcano belched clouds of ash across the city and seismologists warned an...
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International stars reached out to their Filipino fans affected by Taal Volcano’s eruption

International celebrities who recently held shows in the Philippines expressed their prayers and support to their fans affected by the Taal volcano eruption. Korean actor...
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Britain’s royal showdown: Queen hosts Meghan-Harry crisis talks

SANDRINGHAM, England — Queen Elizabeth and her heirs will meet Prince Harry to thrash out a plan for him and his actress wife Meghan after...
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No, Sarah G’s ‘Tala’ has nothing to do with Taal Volcano’s heightened unrest

Filipinos appealed to social media users to refrain from creating jokes and false information about Taal Volcano and connecting it with Sarah Geronimo’s trending...
Residents living near the errupting Taal Volcano evacuate in Lemery, Batangas City

Can’t find an N95 mask? Here are some alternatives that can also protect you...

Alternatives for N95 respiratory masks, which are currently in low supply, were being discussed on local social media. The N95 mask is a safety device...
Mt. Mayon

Mt. Mayon’s alert level was not raised at the same time as Taal Volcano’s...

Mt. Mayon's alert level was not raised at the same time as the violent activity of the Taal Volcano despite rumors swirling online. Some social...
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Taal situation: Phreatic eruptions, ashfall, seismic swarms and other volcanic terms you need to...

Amid the eruption of the Taal Volcano, local Twitter called for scientific terms such as "phreatic eruption", "alert levels" and "ashfall" being used around...
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Fake news alert: Filipinos warn of false reports circulating online amid Taal Volano unrest

Filipinos, including a science organization, debunked false posts on social media following the steam-driven eruption of Taal Volcano yesterday afternoon. Earth Shaker Philippines warned the...
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You’ve seen Locsin’s video confronting protesters. This is what happened next.

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. lost his cool outside the Department of Foreign Affairs building in Manila where a group of protesters were...
Filipino devotees rest in front of a police barricade as they wait for the statue of the Black Nazarene during its feast day at Quiapo in Manila

Police general took the phone of TV reporter who later found his video coverage...

A ranking police officer grabbed the cellphone of a television reporter and attempted to delete a video coverage of the procession during the Feast...
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Academic says Filipino students not entitled to a political stand. The Constitution suggests otherwise.

A researcher and academic claimed that students are not supposedly entitled to take a political stand. The Philippine Constitution, however, states that they are...
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Criticisms over Isko Moreno’s exchange with a vendor

A vendor begged Manila Mayor Isko Moreno in front of reporters not to confiscate her wares during the clearing operations conducted ahead of the...