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Smoke still billowing from burning oil tanker

BEIJING — The Latest on a collision between an oil tanker and a freighter off China's eastern coast (all times local): 3:30 p.m......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 9th, 2018

Robinsons alleged fire incident a dud

DAVAO CITY---The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) said the earlier reported fire at Robinsons Cybergate here turned out to be not a fire at all. Senior Insp. Ma. Teresita Gaspan, city police spokesperon, said the investigation conducted with mall authorities revealed that the smoke seen by a guard around 2:25 a.m., not 3 a.m. as earlier reported, which was billowing from the machine room on the first floor of Robinsons, was actually leaking Freon gas. The smoke, which spread from the machine room area of the supermarket, was not caused by any fire (but) it was caused by Freon gas leakage," she said. The reported fire had earlier raised concerns here as another mall had earlier be...Keep on reading: Robinsons alleged fire incident a dud.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

Delhi braces for pollution ‘airpocalypse’ as smog looms

  As Hindus across India celebrate Diwali this week, scientists fear a ban on firecrackers and other emergency anti-pollution measures implemented by authorities may not be enough to prevent a repeat of 2016's "airpocalypse" in Delhi.   Each year, as winter descends on the Indian capital, a perfect storm of seasonal crop straw burning, dense cloud cover, and smoke generated by millions of firecrackers used in Diwali celebrations turn Delhi's skies to a putrid yellow.   In 2016, an unprecedented pollution disaster saw heavy smog hover above the capital for weeks, forcing schools to shut as authorities scrambled to contain the crisis.   This tim...Keep on reading: Delhi braces for pollution ‘airpocalypse’ as smog looms.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Still burning

Smoke once again covers a portion of downtown Marawi City after a bombing run by military aircraft caused a fire in the area on Friday (July 7, 2017). MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 7th, 2017

Emirates airliner with 300 onboard crash lands in Dubai

DUBAI — An Emirates flight from India with 300 people on board crash landed at Dubai's main airport Wednesday, sending black smoke billowing into the air and.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2016

Albay declares state of calamity under threat of Mayon eruption

[ventuno id='MCsxMDY4MDY2fHwyMzY4fHwxMDg2fHwxLDIsMQ=='][/ventuno] Published: 4:57 p.m., Jan. 16, 2018 | Updated: 11:07 p.m., Jan. 16, 2018 LEGAZPI CITY --- For several days now, most residents of Albay province have their eyes fixed at the glowing crater of Mount Mayon as it continues to spew ash, smoke and lava. But the volcano's "fireworks" have not only attracted the attention of locals. "Day tourists" have been coming to this capital to watch Mayon up close. "Most visitors are domestic tourists. There are fewer foreign tourists because of the canceled flights. But if the weather improves, we expect more tourists to come," said Dorothy Colle, head of provincial tourism off...Keep on reading: Albay declares state of calamity under threat of Mayon eruption.....»»

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China races to tackle expanding oil spill after tanker sinks

Chinese ships scrambled Monday to clean up a massive and expanding oil spill after an Iranian tanker sank off China, raising fears of devastating damage to marine life. Source link link: China races to tackle expanding oil spill after tanker sinks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

Iranian tanker sinks engulfed in flames, official says no hope of survivors

TEHRAN, Iran (UPDATED) – A Iranian oil tanker burst into flames from end to end and sank Sunday, January 14, 8 days after a collision with a cargo ship off China, state media said. A Tehran official said even before news of the sinking that there was no hope of saving ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Transport groups to protest drive vs old vehicles

MANILA, Philippines — Transport groups are poised to stage a strike to oppose the government campaign against smoke belching and dilapidated vehicles......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Chinese salvagers recover two bodies from flaming Iranian tanker

A Chinese salvage team recovered two bodies on Saturday from a stricken Iranian oil tanker, that was still blazing a week after it caught fire and was left adrift following a collision in the East China Sea, state news agency Xinhua reported. Source link link: Chinese salvagers recover two bodies from flaming Iranian tanker.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Transport groups to protest drive vs old vehicles

MANILA, Philippines — Transport groups are poised to stage a strike to oppose the government campaign against smoke belching and dilapidated vehicles. Source link link: Transport groups to protest drive vs old vehicles.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Mount Mayon spews ash over 2 Albay towns

CAMALIG, Albay --- Residents of the towns of Camalig and Guinobatan in Albay province experienced ashfall when Mouth Mayon had another phreatic eruption late afternoon Saturday. Residents said the sky around the area of Mayon Volcano turned dark about 5 p.m., and then they smelled sulfur in the air. On his post on his official Facebook account, Albay second district Rep. Joey Salceda said the grayish smoke plume was around 2.5 to 3 km tall and was bent towards the south-west by strong winds. Camalig Mayor Ahrdail Baldo and the town's Disaster Risk Reduction and Management council immediately distributed face masks to residents. Elio Balino, 50, resident at Baligang villag...Keep on reading: Mount Mayon spews ash over 2 Albay towns.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

5 Home Remedies for Dry Eyelids

Suffering from the dry eye can be uncomfortable and tiring. Your eyes can end up feeling like they are burning at times and you are left unable to wear contact lenses and some eye makeup. There’s this feeling of needing to rub your eyes regularly, but you know this makes the condition worse. Dry eyelids […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

Singapore holds 17 men, seizes tanker over alleged Shell oil theft

SINGAPORE – Singaporean authorities have arrested 17 men for allegedly stealing fuel from a major Shell refinery, and seized an oil tanker and millions of dollars in cash, police said. The suspects, aged between 30 and 63, were detained in raids across Singapore on Sunday, January 7, after the Anglo-Dutch ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Smoking iPhone battery forces evacuation at Zurich store

GENEVA, Switzerland – An overheated and smoking iPhone battery forced the evacuation of about 50 people from an Apple Store in Zurich on Tuesday, January 29, and left an employee slightly injured, police said.   Staff at the store near Zurich's central train station called police after noticing the smoke and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

2 injured in Trump Tower heating system fire

NEW YORK — New York City fire officials say a fire in Trump Tower's heating and air conditioning system injured two people and caused smoke to billow from th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

P4 M in property damage: Fire destroys shops, houses in Borongan

ORMOC CITY --- At least P4 million worth of properties went up in smoke after a fire destroyed eight establishments and five houses in Borongan City, Eastern Samar,on Mondaymorning. FO2 Wilbur Elven Nebrida, Borongan fire investigator, said in a phone interview that an alarm was received at1:33 a.m.about the fire that hit a commercial area in Barangay Songco, Borongan. When the firefighters arrived in the area, the blaze had already eaten several shops and houses which were made of light materials. Among those destroyed were two eateries, a law office, a beauty salon, an internet cafe, a glass supply store, a fruit stand and a general merchandise store. The fire also raze...Keep on reading: P4 M in property damage: Fire destroys shops, houses in Borongan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Firemen need better fire fighting equipment

I was in Manila last weekend when late Friday evening, my Facebook friends reported that there was smoke emitting out of the Metro Ayala Department Store......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Mga bulok at mausok na sasakyan, huhulihin simula Miyerkoles

Simula Miyerkoles, Enero 10, huhulihin na at pagmumultahin ang mga pampubliko at pribadong sasakyang despalinghado at mausok o smoke-belchers. Source link link: Mga bulok at mausok na sasakyan, huhulihin simula Miyerkoles.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

250 PUVs flagged down in campaign vs old vehicles, smoke belchers - Inquirer.net

250 PUVs flagged down in campaign vs old vehicles, smoke belchers - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

250 PUVs flagged down in campaign vs old vehicles, smoke belchers

[ventuno id='MCsxMDYzNzU5fHwyMzY4fHwxMDg2fHwxLDIsMQ=='][/ventuno] More than 200public utility vehicles(PUVs) were flagged down on the first day of "Tanggal Bulok, Tanggal Usok" campaign of the government, an official of the Inter-Agency Council on Traffic Administration (I-ACT) said on Monday.   As of 2:05 p.m. of Monday, Elmer Argao, head of I-ACT's communication and admin, said that a total of 255 violations were recorded along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa) as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) launched its campaign.   Transport Undersecretary Tim Orbos said that the on-road inspection of PUVs would be done thrice daily-- targeting old vehicles and ...Keep on reading: 250 PUVs flagged down in campaign vs old vehicles, smoke belchers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018