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1,000 patay na bibi, natagpuang lumulutang sa isang ilog sa China

by admin   |   Posted on Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Google Map: Nanhe River

Google Map: Nanhe River

CHINA — Matapos makakuha ng mahigit sa 16- libong patay na baboy sa Huangpo River sa Shanghai, tinatayang nasa isanlibong patay na bibi naman ang natagpuan ngayon sa isang ilog sa timog-kanlurang bahagi ng bansa.

Ang mga patay na bibi ay nakasilid sa 50-supot na palutang-lutang sa Nanhe River sa Pengshan County sa probinsya ng Sichuan.

Nang buksan ng mga otoridad, nakita ang mga nabubulok na hayop.

Sa ngayon ay inaalam na ng mga otoridad ang posibleng dahilan ng ikinamatay ng mga bibi at kung sino ang nagtapon nito sa ilog. (UNTV News)

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Eleven pulled alive from rubble in China building collapse

by Robie de Guzman   |   Posted on Thursday, May 16th, 2019

A team of rescuers are trying to find survivors under rubble after a building collapsed in Shanghai, China on May 16. | Photo grabbed from Reuters footage

Rescue services pulled out 11 people alive from a collapsed building in China’s financial hub of Shanghai on Thursday (May 16), and about same number are believed to be still trapped in the rubble.

The building in Shanghai’s Changning district was being renovated when it collapsed late in the morning, trapping some 20 people inside, fire services said in a statement.

Witnesses heard a big bang which lasted for five to six second and a cloud of dust that enveloped the building.

“The accident happened at 11 am and a big bang lasted five to six seconds. I immediately ran to the balcony and saw the entire factory was surrounded by dust. After the dust dispersed, I found the factory collapsed. As it was my first time to witness this, I was quiet shocked,” said Zhang Lei, who was working in an office next to the collapsed building

More than 150 rescuers are on the scene but they have not said how the building collapsed. (REUTERS)

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Trillanes belies allegations of having personal bank accounts in Singapore

by UNTV News   |   Posted on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Sen. Trillanes visits Singapore

Sen. Antonio Trillanes in Singapore


Senator Antonio Trillanes personally went to Singapore to belie the allegations of President Rodrigo Duterte that he has an offshore account in the said country.

Trillanes went to DBS Bank and then to HSBC here in Singapore this morning, but found no account under his name.

The managers of the banks could not release certification as he is not their client.

Following his visit to Singapore, Trillanes has once again challenged the President to sign a waiver to allow authorities to scrutinize his bank accounts.

“So from this, everyone can see that all the allegations of the President against me are all made-up to divert the public’s attention away from the primary issue which is the President’s involvement in illegal drugs, and his hidden wealth,” Trillanes said. “They do this at the same to divert my attention and to harass me and damage my name.”

President Duterte initially disclosed that the lawmaker has currency accounts in Shanghai, China, Zurich and Geneva in Switzerland, Singapore, and in Cayman Islands.

Mr. Duterte, however, noted that the senator’s accounts in Zurich and here in Singapore are already closed.

Malacañang, meanwhile, said authorities have to validate Trillanes’ claims that he has a non-existent bank account in Singapore.

“Those things have to be verified, apparently like we said, the President already checked into the background of that particular account ,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said. – Mary Jo Maleriado | UNTV News & Rescue

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PRRD leads distribution of compensation to poultry raisers affected by bird flu outbreak in Pampanga

by UNTV News   |   Posted on Monday, August 28th, 2017


President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday morning led the distribution of compensation to farmers who have been affected by the bird flu outbreak in San Luis Pampanga.

The total compensation package for the affected farmers is around P29-million.

Poultry raisers in Jaen and San Isidro Nueva Ecija were also among those who got compensated following the immediate culling of all chickens, ducks and quails.

The said amount is just an initial payment to poultry raisers.

President Duterte said it is imperative to conduct strict monitoring of poultry and poultry products that are coming in to the country to prevent the avian flu virus outbreak from happening again.

Highlight of the program was a boodle fight wherein the participants enjoyed chicken barbecue and fried ducks.

“So I came here just to eat the chicken and the eggs and the “baluts” to assure the public na hindi po delikado  (it is no longer dangerous),” Duterte added.

The Pampanga Local Government Unit thanked all entities who helped for their immediate recovery from the crisis.

“Una po sa lahat ibinabalita ko po sa inyo na sa pangunguna ni Sec. Piñol ay na contain napo ang bird flu outbreak na idineklara sa dalawang barangay ng bayan ng San Luis noong Aug.11 na kasaluluyang nagdi-disinfect na ngayon mga poultry farms at kabahayan,” Pampanga Gov. Lilia Pineda said. (First of all, I am announcing that the bird flu outbreak declared on two barangays in San Luis on August 11,  has been contained under the leadership of [Agriculture] Secretary Manny Piñol. Disinfection of poultry farms and houses are ongoing.)

Poultry raisers also hope that they can soon start anew with their livelihood. – Rosalie Coz | UNTV News and Rescue

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