Articles about Earthquake

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National roads and bridges affected by the recent string of earthquakes across the Philippines are now open to the public, the Department of Public Works and Highways announced.In a statement released on Facebook, DPWH head Mark Villar said that the government
Did you feel the earthquake, too?
In light of yesterday's magnitude 6.1 earthquake, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) says it will continue with its traffic management plans but stressed the agency's current focus is on disaster response. It also announced that cities
Memorize these steps
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. We might not always recognize it, but Metro Manila residents live in constant fear of the "Big One," the massive once-in-a-millennium
Can we give them an A for effort?
Yesterday's "Metro Manila Shake Drill" was one for the books. Everything went smoothly, and it looks like the city-wide exercise served its purpose. For all the recent hoopla involving tow trucks and unscrupulous towing personnel, you've got to hand
You've been warned in advance
Last year, several parts of Metro Manila were brought to a standstill after authorities blocked off roads to conduct earthquake drills in anticipation of the "Big One." As a result, many motorists suddenly found themselves stuck in traffic with nowhere to go.
Do you just stop, duck and cover?
We all know what we're supposed to do in an earthquake: stop, duck and cover. But when you're in a moving car during a seismic activity, what to do isn't as clear. And the movement of the car often
In Bohol and Cebu
The Department of Public Works and Highways has released a list of the roads and bridges that were damaged by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the Central Visayas region last October 15.Based on the report submitted by DPWH Region
Paying it forward
Although Honda was severely affected by the earthquake and tsunami that devastated eastern Japan on March 11, 2011, the carmaker said it will continue supporting the reconstruction of the areas affected by the catastrophe."Despite the fact that we caused our customers
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Japan's car making industry has been suffering one blow after another. Last March, the earthquake and tsunami that struck the country crippled its car manufacturing business for months. Just as the industry was getting back on its feet, floods in Thailand
Guess which brand is again at number 1?
While it's been widely reported that the March earthquake and tsunami has severely affected the production of the Japan's major carmakers, one brand has suffered the most. Toyota, which unseated General Motors as the world's largest carmaker in terms
Will this affect the Philippine market?
Thailand may be expected to pick up the slack of the stricken auto industry following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan but car company executives from the Southeast Asian country say they were also affected by the double disaster.
Even if it's thousands of kilometers away
The United States may be over 8,000 kilometers from Japan but the distance didn't stop the March 11 earthquake from affecting the production of some of General Motors vehicles.After the double disaster struck Japan, General Motors announced it would
Business as usual
Honda Motors may have temporarily ceased operations in Japan but Honda Cars Philippines is assuring customers that they have nothing to fear."We import most of our parts from Thailand so the earthquake in Japan won't affect our local supplies," Honda
Picking up the pieces
The 8.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Japan has hampered Honda Motor's operations as the Tochigi area, where the carmaker runs a number of its operations, was severely damaged.Honda production facilities that will be temporarily closed are Tochigi's engine,
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