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Ex-QC officials, Manor Hotel owners appeal conviction over 2001 hotel fire

Apr 30, 2019 - 9:19 AM

Two former Quezon Ciy government officials and owners of the Manor Hotel file separate motions for reconsideration before the Sandiganbayan's 7th Division

Sandiganbayan Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

19 dead in fire at China hot springs hotel

Aug 25, 2018 - 3:07 PM

(UPDATED) State media says an investigation is underway into the cause of the fire

FIRE. A fire started in a hotel in Harbin, capital of the northeastern Heilongjiang province. Image from Shutterstock

Manila disaster management chief resigns

Mar 20, 2018 - 3:40 PM

(UPDATED) Johnny Yu declines to disclose his reasons for leaving the post

RESIGNED. Johnny Gaw Yu at the Manila Pavilion's vicinity during the fire. Photo by Paige Occeñola/Rappler

Fire out at Manila Pavilion after 25 hours

Mar 19, 2018 - 3:45 PM

The death toll from the blaze stands at 5, with 24 others injured

FIRE OUT. The Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel & Casino is engulfed in thick smoke as firefighters battle a Task Force Bravo blaze during through the hotel at the corner of Maria Orosa and U.N. Avenue in Manila on March 18, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Sprinklers didn't work during Manila Pavilion fire, firefighters say

Mar 18, 2018 - 11:15 PM

The fire would have been put out earlier if the sprinklers worked, says Manila disaster risk reduction and management chief Johnny Yu

NO SPRINKLERS? The Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel & Casino is engulfed in thick smoke as firefighters battle a Task Force Bravo blaze during through the hotel at the corner of Maria Orosa and U.N. Avenue in Manila on March 18, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

3 killed, 23 injured in Manila Pavilion fire

Mar 18, 2018 - 10:56 AM

(4th UPDATE) Authorities revise the death toll from 4 to 3, saying that one of the victims has been revived

5TH ALARM. Thick smoke engulfs Manila Pavilion as the fire reached 5th alarm on March 18, 2018. Photo by Stacy de Jesus/Rappler

Ex-QC exec seeks dismissal of graft charges over Manor Hotel fire

Dec 14, 2016 - 9:56 AM

Former Quezon City engineer Alfredo Macapugay is accused of allowing the hotel to operate despite violations of the National Building Code and the Fire Code

SANDIGANBAYAN. The facade of the Sandiganbayan. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Remains of 13 Filipinos killed in Iraq fire arrive home

Feb 13, 2016 - 7:40 PM

The DFA says it is committed to facilitate the release of benefits and extend assistance to the bereaved families

IDENTIFICATION. A team from the Philippine embassy in Baghdad identifies the bodies of the 13 Filipinos killed in the fire that hit the Capitol Hotel on February 5, 2016. File photo from Elmer Cato's Facebook page

Bodies of Filipinos killed in Iraq fire identified

Feb 08, 2016 - 1:35 PM

Now for the hard part: Conveying the sad news to loved ones says Philippine embassy official Elmer Cato

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Filipino victims in Iraq hotel fire being identified

Feb 07, 2016 - 5:35 PM

In an update the Philippine embassy also says there are 13 not 14 confirmed Filipino fatalities

PH embassy team to identify Filipinos killed in Iraq hotel fire

Feb 06, 2016 - 2:28 PM

The Philippine embassy in Baghdad says a team will be flying to Erbil on board an aircraft provided by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq

ON THE WAY. The Philippine's embassy team will head to Kurdistan on board aircraft provided by UN Assistance Mission in Iraq. Photo from the Philippine embassy in Baghdad Twitter account

14 Filipinos killed in hotel fire in Iraq's Kurdistan region

Feb 06, 2016 - 8:37 AM

The Filipinos were all employees of the 4 star Capitol Hotel authorities say

HOTEL FIRE. Iraqi firemen work at 4-star Capitol Hotel in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, on February 5, 2016. Photo by Safin Hamed/AFP   / AFP / SAFIN HAMED

Woman who set deadly Paris hotel fire avoids jail

Jan 13, 2016 - 12:59 AM

The Paris court eases the jail term for Fatima Tahrour given by a lower court in January 2014 from 3 years to two opening the way for alternatives such as house arrest or electronic monitoring

View of the Paris-Opera hotel in central Paris, Friday April 15, 2005, after a blaze broke out overnight. File Photo by Srdjan Suki/EPA

Huge fire hits Dubai hotel amid New Year festivities

Jan 01, 2016 - 2:56 AM

3rd UPDATE Dubai s police chief says all the residents of the 5 star hotel had been evacuated from the scene of the blaze

Six killed in Olongapo hotel fire

Jan 11, 2013 - 11:45 AM

Foreigners are believed to be among 6 people who died in a fire in an Olongapo hotel