Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Burned to death

An unidentified burnt corpse was found in Smokey Mountain, Tondo Manila, March 4, 2015. The victim is unrecognizable with an electrical wire tied around the neck.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015


Scores of families have been rendered homeless and the count could further increase after two fires struck in succession at the densely-populated Parola compound in Tondo, Manila 

The firefighters could not penetrate the area quickly because there were a lot of people standing in front of the burning area.

This street mongrel finds comfort in the arms of his master after the 12-hour fire that razed the Parola Compound in Tondo, Manila yesterday that rendered more than 10,000 families homeless

In the first fire that started at 7 p.m. Monday, more than 6,000 families were displaced when the conflaguration, that burned for 12 hours, razed to the ground 5,000 houses.

More than 2,700 families have taken refuge at Delpan evacuation center. Others have transferred to the Baseco covered court, Parola barangay hall and Delpan sports complex. MB

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Go green

A people for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia supporter wears fresh lettuce lace for a gown as she promotes vegetarianism in front of Lacson, Sta. Cruz, Manila, february 24, 2015.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

50 shades of green

Accidentally covering her eyes with her hair like a blindfold, Miss Teresita "Wynwyn" Marquez  walks in her swimsuit during the press presentation of the Binibining pilipinas candidates 2015 at the Sofitel Hotel in Pasay City, February 17, 2015.  She is the daughter of Joey Marquez and actress-politician Alma Moreno.

Binibining Pilipinas 2015 candidates are presented to media for the first time at the Sofitel Hotel.

Street revelry

 A street performer blows fire duriing Chinese New Year celebration along Ongpin St., Sta Cruz Manila

 A colorful lion and dragon dance snakes through a procession along a street in Chinatown in Binondo, Manila, February 19, 2015 in the midst of frenzied Chinese New Year celebration to mark the start of the Year of the Sheep.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Osmena Highway demolition

A pregnant woman became hysterical after a demolition team came to destroy their houses at a lot in Osmena Highway, Makati City, February 18, 2015.

Friday, February 06, 2015