Archive for Notable Deaths

MANILA (Updated 4:46 p.m.) — The life of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo ended tragically bu this legacy of effective and clean leadership will remain in the hearts and minds of the Filipino people whom he had served with sincerity. Robredo, a recipient of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award, brought […]

Philippines’ King of Comedy Dolphy succumbed to multiple organ failure secondary to complications brought about by severe pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute renal failure at 8:34 p.m. of July 10, 2012. Dolphy started his career in Sampaguita Pictures in 1952. His first movie under the production company owned by Dr. Jose Perez was “Sa Isang Sulyap […]

VETERAN broadcast journalist Angelo Castro Jr. died on April 5, 2012 due to lung cancer at the Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City. He was 67. Castro was known for anchoring ABS-CBN’s “The World Tonight,” an English-language newscast. He started anchoring The World Tonight in 1986 after it went back on air, following the Edsa […]

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