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2 Pinoys at Mt. Everest safe after Nepal quake

MANILA -- Two Filipino nationals were able to cheat death in Mt. Everest, the world’s highest mountain, following the magnitude-7.8 quake that struck Nepal on Saturday.

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Things to know about Nepal earthquake

NEPAL (Updated) -- The death toll climbed and aftershocks continued a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region, triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest and setting off an urgent aid response.

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Mother of child allegedly abused by police may face raps

CEBU -- A lawyer-advocate for children’s welfare and protection yesterday said the mother of 11-year-old Chastity Mirabiles, who allegedly died because of police abuse, can be charged for neglecting her duty to protect her child.

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Jewelry, cash taken from pawnshop

CEBU CITY -- Three armed men robbed My Gold Jewelry Shop at the corner of Colon St. and Osmeña Blvd. in Cebu City yesterday, reportedly carting away jewelry and P7,000 in cash.

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Support Pacquiao: mayor calls on whole country

MANDAUE City officials and employees showed their support for boxing champion Manny Pacquiao last Friday by gathering outside City Hall and doing the “Pacquiao punch” while wearing actual and paper gloves. 

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Davao Region's crime rate down

DAVAO -- The Police Regional Office (PRO) in Davao Region reported a decrease in the crime volume from January to March this year as compared to the same period last year.

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Nepal quake: Over 1,000 dead, Everest shaken

KATHMANDU, Nepal — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 1,180 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest.

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HIV testing a problem

DAVAO CITY -- Health officials here said Friday that they are having a hard time inviting freelance prostituted women for voluntary human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing due to "text prostitution."

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