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2013 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 2013.
Incumbents [ edit ]
Feliciano R. Belmonte, Jr.
January [ edit ]
January 1 - Celebratory gunfire kills a four-year-old boy and more than 400 others are injured by powerful
firecrackers in typically rowdy New Year celebrations in the Philippines. [1 ] January 2 - At 2:26 p.m Stephanie Nicole Ella, the 7-year-old girl who was hit in the head by a stray bullet while watching the fireworks show outside her
Caloocan City home on New Year’s Eve dies. January 4 – Eight people are killed, including the perpetrator, after a
mass murder took place in Kawit, Cavite. Eleven people were also wounded in the said mass murder. [2 ] [3 ] [4 ] January 6 - Thirteen people were killed in a mass murder in
Atimonan, Quezon [5 ] January 17 –
USS Guardian (MCM-5), an American mine countermeasures ship, ran ground at Tubbataha Reef, testing relations between the Philippines and the United States. [6 ] January 26 - A holdup and shootout occurred when the Martilyo Gang robbed a jewelry store in the Department Store in the first floor.
February [ edit ]
Location map of the standoff
The Gramercy Residences, the tallest residential building in the Philippines at 302m was opened. March 13 - Kristel Tejada, a freshman student in UP-Manila killed in a suicide attempt due to her financial reasons & no late payment policy of university.
[10 ] March 16 - The
Solaire Resort & Casino at the Entertainment City in Parañaque opens to the public, becoming the first resort-casino complex to open in the area.
April 14 -
Ariella Arida, Bea Rose Santiago, Joanna Cindy Miranda, Mutya Johanna Datul and Pia Wurtzbach was crowned as the new Binibining Pilipinas winners. Arida was crowned by Miss Universe 2012 1st runner-up Janine Tugonon as the new Miss Universe–Philippines 2013. Santiago was crowned as the new Binibining Pilipinas–International 2013 by the outgoing titleholder Nicole Schmitz. Miranda as the new Binibining Pilipinas–Tourism 2013 crowned by Katrina Jayne Dimaranan. Datul was crowned as the new Binibining Pilipinas–Supranational 2013 by Miss Supranational 2012 3rd runner-up Elaine Kay Moll. Wurtzbach ended as the Binibining Pilipinas 2013 1st runner-up. [11 ] April 20 - A Chinese fishing vessel with 20 fishermen on board, ran ground at the
Tubbataha reef, almost two months after an American navy ship ran ground on the same reef. The fishermen will face charges of illegal poaching and attempted bribery. [12 ]
Location of the shooting incident, the territorial waters and EEZ claimed by both countries
May 2- Former police officer Cesar Mancao, accused of involvement in the murders of publicist Salvador "Bubby" Dacer and his driver Emmanuel Corbito, escaped from the custody of the
National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) early Thursday morning. May 7-
Mayon Volcano produced a surprise phreatic eruption lasting 73 seconds. Ash and rock were produced during this eruption. Ash clouds reached 500 meters above the volcano's summit, which drifted west southwest The event killed five climbers, of whom three were Germans, one was a Spaniard living in Germany and one was a Filipino tour guide while Seven others were reported injured. May 9- A Philippine Coastguard vessel
open fired a Taiwanese fishing vessel, allegedly inside Philippine maritime territory, leaving one Taiwanese fisherman dead. Tensions between Taiwan and the Philippines heat up as Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou, threatens to impose sanction on the Philippines following a day after the incident. The Philippine Coast Guard sympathizes with the victim but refuses to apologize for the incident and insisted that its personnel are just doing its job to address illegal fishing. [13 ] May 13 –
2013 Mid-term Elections May 17 -
SM Aura Premier opens in Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. May 31 -
A fatal explosion occurred at the Two Serendra condominium complex, in the Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. [14 ]
June 2 - Cebu Pacific Flight 971, using an Airbus A320-214 and registered as RP-C3266 carrying 165 passengers inbound from Manila, overshot the runway at
Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City during a heavy rain. There were no fatalities and injuries, however the plane was heavily damaged and written-off. [15 ] June 5- Senator
Juan Ponce Enrile resigns as Senate President amidst various allegations against the senator. [16 ] June 10- The controversial drama
My Husband's Lover began airing on GMA7 which tackles homosexual relationships between men. June 27-
Tropical Storm Rumbia (2013) brought heavy rains to the northern Philippines, triggering more landslides and flashfloods.
July 5 -
Gru, Lucy, Agnes, Edith, Margo, and two of Gru's minions were killed when a gunman opened fire at them with an M60 machine gun during their visit to meet and greet Despicable Me fans at a McDonald's restaurant in the Greenhills Shopping Center. At midnight on July 6, 2013, a funeral was held for Gru, Lucy, Agnes, Edith, Margo, and Gru's minions in Universal Studios Florida, where their bodies were cremated afterwards. July 15 -
July 22 - The
State of the Nation Address happens in Batasan Pambansa following many protests against the SONA. July 26 - At least 8 people dead, and 48 people injured in a bomb blast at the
Limketkai Center in Cagayan De Oro City, Philippines. [17 ] July 31 -
Jonathan Allen Yabut a senior product manager, was hired by Tony Fernandes in the first Asian reality television show The Apprentice Asia
August 28 - Just hours after
Malacanang set a P10-million bounty for any information leading to her arrest, Janet Napoles surrendered to President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III.
September [ edit ]
The National Theater at the CCP complex, 2013 panorama
October [ edit ]
October 5–6 –
ABS-CBN marks its 60th Anniversary of the Philippine Television with the Grand Kapamilya Weekend held at the Quezon City Memorial Circle, Smart Araneta Coliseum and Marikina Sports Complex.
The rubble of the Church of Our Lady of Light in
, the oldest and one of the largest in the province
October 15 - A
magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the island of Bohol with a depth of 20.0 km (12.4 mi). It was centered about 20 miles below the town of Sagbayan. As of October 15, it was reported that the death toll was at least 93, including people in [30 ] Cebu. The following day, the death toll had risen to 144, with 291 people injured. [31 ] [32 ] October 18 -
Jollibee opens its 800th branch in Malaybalay, Bukidnon. October 19 - A road accident involving three buses and five other vehicles which occurred on a zigzag diversion in Maharlika Highway in Barangay Santa Catalina, Atimonan, Quezon province. The road accident killed 20 people and another 54 were wounded.
[33 ] October 28 -
October 29 - a fire broke out in the toy section in the department store causing the employees who were decorating Christmas lights to flee and also guests in the
Holiday Inn to evacuate and move into Crowne Plaza Hotel. The fire which started at that 11pm that night raged for about six hours. The fire was put out and under control by early in the morning of October 31 and the mall was closed for 2 days. The mall reopened at 12nn on November 1, 2013. [35 ] [36 ] October 30 - President Aquino III addressed the nation in a television broadcast, to depend the Disbursment Acceleration Program (DAP).
Coordinates: 14°35′27″N 121°3′34″E / 14.59083°N 121.05944°E
November [ edit ]
Janet Lim-Napoles's official mugshot
November 7 -
Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged mastermind in the P10 billion pork barrel scam faced the Senate for the first time to answer the allegations against her. [37 ]
Map showing the path of a storm as represented by colored dots connected by a white line; the position of the dots indicates the storm's position at six-hour intervals, while color denotes the storm's intensity at that point.
November 8 -
Typhoon Haiyan (known in the Philippines as Typhoon Yolanda), the deadliest Philippine typhoon [38 ] on record, caused catastrophic destruction in the Visayas, particularly on the islands of [39 ] Samar and Leyte, killing 6,300 people. About 11 million people have been affected by the typhoon with many left homeless. November 9 - Miss Philippines
Ariella Arida won third runner-up in the Miss Universe 2013 in Moscow Oblast, Russia. [40 ] November 11 - The
Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) issued an 11-day of mourning for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda. November 15 - a group of
Abu Sayyaf militant raid a resort on a Malaysian island of Pom Pom in Semporna, Sabah. [41 ] During the ambush, a couples from [42 ] Taiwan was on the resort when one of them been shot dead by the militant while the second victim was kidnapped and taken to the Sulu Archipelago in the southern Philippines. The victim was later freed in [41 ] Sulu Province with the help of the Philippines security forces. [43 ] November 19 - Miss Philippines
Annalie Forbes won third runner-up in the Miss Grand International 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand [44 ] November 20 - The
Supreme Court of the Philippines abolishes the Priority Development Assistance Fund otherwise known as the ' pork barrel'. [45 ] November 21-
November 25 - The
special barangay elections were held in Zamboanga City and Bohol. November 29 -
November 30 -
Boots Anson-Roa, 68, is now engaged to Atty. Francisco Rodrigo Jr. Anson-Roa plans to marry Rodrigo on June 14, 2014.
December [ edit ]
Map of expressways in Luzon, with the South Luzon Expressway in red
National holidays [ edit ]
Holidays in italics are "special days", while those in regular type are "regular holidays".
In addition, several other places observe local holidays, such as the foundation of their town. These are also "special days."
Business and Economy [ edit ]
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Concerts [ edit ]
Regine Velasquez Silver Rewind live at the Mall of Asia Arena January 16:
Swedish House Mafia: The One Last Tour live at the Mall of Asia Arena January 16–20:
Jabbawockeez live at the Ayala Malls January 19: Dream K-Pop Fantasy Concert Featuring
Girls Generation, Infinite, U-Kiss, Exo M/K, Tasty, and Tahiti live at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds February 2: TM Astig Panalo Fest
Mall of Asia Arena February 14: Foursome live at the
Mall of Asia Arena February 14:
Jessica Sanchez live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum February 15:
Paramore live at the Mall of Asia Arena February 16:
Psy live at the Mall of Asia Arena February 22:
Jose Feliciano live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum February 28:
Cliff Richard live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum March 2:
2PM live at the Mall of Asia Arena March 15:
Jose & Wally Concert: A Party for Juan and All live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum March 16: Foursome: The Repeat live at the
Mall of Asia Arena March 20:
Demi Lovato live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum March 22:
Bloc Party live at the World Trade Center, Hall D March 31:
The Script live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum April 5:
Gloria Gaynor: I Will Survive live at the NBC Tent, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City April 6:
Julio Iglesias live at the Manila Hotel Tent City April 9:
Lawson live at the Eastwood Mall Open Park April 27:
Close-Up Summer Solstice 2013 Featuring Afrojack, Alex Gaudino, Apster, Cedric Gervais, Dev, Jump Smokers, Sandwich, Spongecola, Urbandub, and Cobra Starship live at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds April 30:
Daniel Padilla: A Birthday Concert live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum May 3:
Modern English and The Alarm: Back To The 80's - New Wave Concert Party live at the Mall of Asia Arena May 4:
Slash live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum May 8:
Aerosmith: The Global Warming World Tour! live at the Mall of Asia Arena May 11:
Julie Anne San Jose: It's My Time Concert live at the Music Museum May 14:
Jason Mraz live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum May 15:
Avicii live at the Mall of Asia Arena May 17:
Vice Ganda Concert: I-Vice Ganda Mo Ako sa Araneta! live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum May 20:
Nick Vujicic: Unstoppable Concert live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum May 26:
Alden Richards live at Trinoma June 7:
Switch Featuring Callalily and 6cyclemind live at the Music Museum June 12: Freedom Rocks Independence Day Concert live at the Araneta Center
Rico Blanco live at the Music Museum June 14:
Sungha Jung live at the J Centre Convention Hall, Mandaue City, Cebu June 15:
Sungha Jung live at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila June 15:
CNBlue: The Blue Moon World Tour live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum June 24: A Royal Evening With Princess Velasco live at the Off The Grill
June 27: Antipolo Music Festival live at the
Ynares Center June 29: Big Fish Innovation White live at the World Trade Center
June 29: The Pianist’s Pianist live at the CCP Theater
Lee Min-ho live at the Mall of Asia Arena July 19:
Spongecola: Maximum Capacity live at the Music Museum July 20:
Dionne Warwick and Tavares live at The Manila Hotel Tent. July 21:
Dionne Warwick and Tavares live at the SMX Convention Center Davao July 23:
Dionne Warwick and Tavares live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum July 26:
Juris Fernandez live at the Ynares Sports Arena July 26:
The XX live at the NBC Tent July 31:
Killswitch Engage live at SM Skydome August 6:
Pet Shop Boys live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum August 7:
Carly Rae Jepsen live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum August 8:
Fall Out Boy Save Rock and Roll live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum August 9:
Mark Bautista The Sound of Love live at Music Museum August 13:
Linkin Park: Living Things World Tour live at the Mall of Asia Arena August 13:
Air Supply: The Greatest Hits live at the Solaire Resort August 16:
Ogie Alcasid: 25 I Write The Songs: The 25th Anniversary Celebration live at the Mall of Asia Arena August 17:
Abra The Grand Concert live at the Globe Circuit Event Grounds, Makati City August 17:
Bamboo and Yeng Constantino: By Request live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum August 19:
Japandroids live at the Hard Rock Cafe, Glorietta III, Makati August 20:
Side A iHelp Concert for a Cause live at the Music Museum August 25: Bazooka Rocks Festival live at the
SMX Convention Center August 30:
Renee Olstead live at the Fairmont Hotel August 31: Big Fish Innovation Black live at the World Trade Center
Pitbull: Global Warming Tour live at the Mall of Asia Arena September 5:
George Benson with Patti Austin live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum September 7: K-Pop Republic Featuring
Dal Shabet, Exo K and SHINee live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum September 7:
The Piano Guys live at the SM Mall of Asia Center Stage September 7:
Patti Austin with Joe Pizzulo live at the Crowne Plaza Ballroom September 9:
Patti Austin with Joe Pizzulo live at the SMX Convention Center Davao September 10:
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum September 13:
Martin Nievera 3D Concert live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum September 14:
Sandwich 15th Anniversary Concert live at the 19 East Bar September 17:
Tony Bennett live at the PICC Plenary Hall September 19:
Rihanna: Diamonds World Tour live at the Mall of Asia Arena September 26:
The Killers live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum September 26:
Zia Quizon: A Little Bit of Lovin live at the Music Museum September 27: 202: Debut Performance live at D.L. Umali, UPLB
September 27–29: Relient K live at the Ayala Malls
September 28: The Magical Music of Disney live at the CCP Main Thether
Charice and Aiza: The Power of Two live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum September 28: P.O.D. Live at Dutdutan 13 live at the
World Trade Center September 28: Bikes, Boards and Bands live at the Republic Wake Park
October 2: Biodiversity Rocks Concert live at the
Hard Rock Cafe October 3: Club Life:
Tiesto live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum October 4:
Planetshakers: Night of Fire live at the Qimonda I.T. Center Cebu City October 4:
Smart Bro Live and Loud Interactive Concert live at the Trinoma Mindanao Open Parking October 10:
Fatboy Slim live at the Republiq October 12: One More Try: My Husband's Lover The Concert live at the
Smart Araneta Coliseum October 18: Michael Johnson, Stephen Bishop, Joe Puerta Concert live at the
Smart Araneta Coliseum October 21:
Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth and Gin Blossoms live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum October 24:
Kesha: Warrior Tour live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum October 24:
Super Junior: Super Show 5 live at the Mall of Asia Arena October 25:
Tanduay Rhum Rockfest Year 7 live at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds October 26: Black Party Manila X live at the
Smart Araneta Coliseum October 26: Big Fish Cream Halloween Ball live at the
World Trade Center October 28:
Rob Schneider live at the Solaire Resort October 29:
Libera live at the PICC Plenary Hall October 30:
Explosions in the Sky live at the Samsung Hall SM Aura November 3:
2013 Infinite 1st World Tour ‘ONE GREAT STEP’ live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum November 6:
One Republic: The Native Tour live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum November 7:
Aljur Abrenica Come and Get Me Concert live at the Music Museum November 8:
Matchbox Twenty live at the Mall of Asia Arena November 9:
Close-Up Forever Summer live at the Bonifacio Global City November 9:
Erik Santos inTENse Concert live at the PICC Plenary Hall November 9:
Mocha Girls Red Hot Mocha Night live at the Music Museum November 11:
The Lettermen live at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila November 12: Myx Mo 2013 live at the
SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds November 13: Love Overload Over Asia with
John Ford Coley live at the Solaire Resort November 15:
Sarah Geronimo Perfect 10 Concert live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum November 15:
Jed Madela 10th Anniversary Concert live at the PICC Plenary Hall November 15: Greenlight Music Festival live at the Greenfield District
Richard Clayderman live at the PICC Plenary Hall November 16: David Elkins live at the
Hard Rock Cafe Makati November 16: Tulong Na, Tabang Na, Tayo Na A Benefit Concert live at the
Smart Araneta Coliseum November 20:
Lani Misalucha Queen of the Night live at the Solaire Resort November 21: United Republiq featuring
Axwell live at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds November 22:
Martin Nievera 3D The Repeat live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum November 25:
Alicia Keys: Set the World on Fire Tour live at the Mall of Asia Arena November 25:
Tegan and Sara live at the NBC Tent November 26:
Two Door Cinema Club live at the NBC Tent November 28: Sitti Bossa Love Concer live at the Music Museum
Enrique Gil King of the Gil live at the Smart Araneta Coliseum November 30: Cinema Jam Outdoor Movie and Music Fest live at the Circuit Makati
Sarah Geronimo Perfect 10 Concert The Repeat live at the Mall of Asia Arena December 6 & 7:
Lea Salonga Playlist Concert live at the PICC Plenary Hall December 7: Sonic Carnival Feast live at the
SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds December 11:
Air Supply live at the Solaire Resort December 12:
Zedd live at the SMX Convention Center December 14:
Otto Knows live at the Republiq Club December 14: Exception Music Festival live at the Circuit Makati
Boyce Avenue live at the Resorts World Manila
January 16 -
Basketball: The Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters win the 2012–13 PBA Philippine Cup, its sixth PBA championship. March 6 -
Volleyball: La Salle defeated Ateneo in three sets, 25-23, 25-20, 25-16, to finish the series in two games and win their eighth UAAP women's volleyball championship title. Michele Gumabao was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the Finals. March 9 -
Cheerleading: The Altas Perpsquad won the NCAA Cheerleading Competition. AU Dancing Chiefs placed second, while the EAC Pep Squad placed third. April 13 -
Boxing: Nonito Donaire lost to Guillermo Rigondeaux by unanimous decision, ending his 12 year winning streak since his first loss to Rosendo Sanchez. [65 ] [66 ] May 19 -
Basketball: The Alaska Aces wins defeating the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel with a score of 104-80, winning the 2013 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals. June 29 - July 6 -
Multi Sport Event: The Philippines participated in the held in 2013 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games Incheon, South Korea from June 29 to July 6. July 22 -
Basketball: NBA 2013 MVP and Finals MVP Lebron James of the Miami Heat visited the Philippines at Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. August 1–11 -
Basketball: The 2013 FIBA Asia Championship was hosted by the Philippines from August 1–11, 2013 and held at the Mall of Asia Arena at Pasay City, Manila. The Philippines men's national basketball team won the silver medal. August 16–24 -
Multi Sport Event: The Philippines competed at the held in 2013 Asian Youth Games Nanjing, People's Republic of China from August 16, 2013 to August 24, 2013. The Philippines have their first ever gold medal for the Asian Youth Games after Mia Legaspi and Princess Superal grabbed the Gold and Silver respectively in Women's Golf. [67 ] September 15 -
Cheerleading: The NU Pep Squad won the UAAP Cheerdance Competition. UP Pep Squad placed second, while the DLSU Animo Squad placed third. October 10 –
Basketball: The first ever NBA pre-season game was held in the Philippines. The pre-season game was also the first one to be held in Southeast Asia. [68 ] [69 ] October 11–15 –
Football: The Philippines hosted the 2013 Philippine Peace Cup in Bacolod. The Philippines won the tournament. October 12 -
Basketball: Basketball team De La Salle Green Archers defeated the UST Growling Tigers 2-1 in their final series to win their eighth men's title in the UAAP Championships. October 25 -
Basketball San Mig Coffee defeated Petron in 2013 PBA Governors' Cup Finals at Big Dome in Quezon City won score 87-77 November 10 -
Boxing: Nonito Donaire won via TKO in the 9th round against Vic Darchinyan. November 16 -
Basketball: Basketball team San Beda Red Lions defeated the Letran Knights 2-1 in their final series to win their nineteenth men's title in the NCAA Championships. November 23 -
Boxing: Manny Pacquiao won via unanimous decision against Brandon Rios to retain the WBO International Welterweight title. December 11–22 -
The Philippine Team placed seventh place 2013 Southeast Asian Games: December 17 -
Basketball: La Salle defeated SWU 2–0 in the best-of-3 finals to win their 2nd PCCL championship.
Broadcasting [ edit ]
Television [ edit ]
Gonzalo G. Puyat II, 79, former president of FIBA [70 ] January 9:
Anscar Chupungco, 73, liturgist and theologian, heart attack [71 ] January 23: Erlinda Domingo, mayor of
Maconacon, Isabela, murder [72 ] January 24:
Pepe Pimentel, 83, TV host, stroke [73 ] February 8:
Elvie Villasanta, actress & comedian, mother of Ariel Villasanta, breast cancer [74 ] February 16:
Benjamin Dy, 60, Governor of Isabela, emphysema [75 ] March 10:
Edelmiro Amante, 79, Congressman of Second District of Agusan del Norte and Executive Secretary, liver cancer [76 ] March 10:
Danny Zialcita, 73, Filipino movie director, writer and producer, stroke [77 ] March 14:
Subas Herrero, 69, actor, double pneumonia [78 ] March 21:
Isagani Cruz, 88, judge and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, sleep [79 ] March 23:
Onofre Corpuz, 86, President of the University of the Philippines, illness [80 ] April 23:
Jose Solis, 73, Filipino politician, member of the House of Representatives for Sorsogon 2nd District [81 ] April 24:
Pedro Romualdo, 77, Filipino politician, member of House of Representatives for Camiguin (1987–1998, since 2007), Governor of Camiguin (1998–2007), pneumonia [82 ] April 30:
Roberto Chabet, 76, Filipino artist, heart attack [83 ] May 12: Tita Swarding, 60, radio personality, emphysema
[84 ] May 12:
Daisy Avellana, 96, stage actress and director, National Artist of the Philippines for Theater and Film, illness [85 ] May 15:
Raul Gonzalez, 78, Filipino journalist, Press Secretary for Diosdado Macapagal (1961–1965), cancer [86 ] May 19:
Bella Flores, 84, actress, complications from a recent hip surgery [87 ] May 28:
Eddie Romero, 88, director, National Artist of the Philippines for Theater and Film, prostate cancer [88 ] June 12:
Hugo Gutierrez, Jr., 86, Filipino jurist, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, diabetes [89 ] June 26: Sammy Lagmay, 55, former comedian, diabetes
[90 ] July 5:
Ama Quiambao, 65, actress, heart attack [91 ] July 6:
Ruben J. Villote, 80, Filipino Roman Catholic priest and activist, illness [92 ] July 8:
Tunggan Mangudadatu Piang, Filipino politician, heart attack [93 ] July 9:
Andrea Veneracion, 84, Filipina choral conductor, National Artist for Music, stroke [94 ] July 22:
Ramon T. Jimenez, 89, attorney in the Philippines, illness [95 ] July 26: Roldan Lagbas, Misamis Oriental board member, improvised explosive device
[96 ] August 12: Karyn Cecilia Velez, 24, badminton sensation, road accident
[97 ] August 15: Behn Cervantes, 74, Stage and screen actor-director, pneumonia
[98 ] August 21:
Rodolfo Tan Cardoso, 75, Filipino chess player, heart attack [99 ] September 7:
Susan Fuentes, 58, Queen of Visayan songs, colon cancer [100 ] September 11:
Frank Chavez, 66, former Solicitor General of the Philippines, stroke [101 ] September 13:
Nora Daza, veteran gourmet chef, restaurateur, socio-civic leader and television host, 84, pneumonia [102 ] September 15:
Julius Camba, reporter, 28, car accident [103 ] October 7:
Leandro Mendoza, Philippine Executive Secretary, 67, heart attack [104 ] October 9:
Maximiano Tuazon Cruz, 90, Filipino Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Calbayog, illness [105 ] October 15:
Cancio Garcia, 75, Filipino jurist, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, heart attack [106 ] October 15: Chito Alcid, 62, showbiz columnist, TV host, colon cancer
[107 ] October 18: Alberto G. Romualdez, 73, DOH Secretary, lymphoma
[108 ] October 20:
Jamalul Kiram III, 75, Sultanate of Sulu, organ failure [109 ] October 27:
F. Landa Jocano, 83, Anthropologist, pneumonia [110 ] October 31:
Andres Narvasa, 84, Chief Justice, pneumonia [111 ] November 2: Renato del Prado, 73,
Character Actor, colon cancer [112 ] November 4: Fr. Joe Dizon, 65, Activist priest, diabetes
[113 ] November 13: Aiko Baniqued-Moore, 28, Filipina model, head injuries
[114 ] November 13:
Onesimo Cadiz Gordoncillo, 78, Filipino Roman Catholic archbishop, lung cancer [115 ] November 24:
June Keithley, 66, Veteran broadcaster, breast cancer [116 ] November 27:
Manuel F. Segura, 94, Cebuano World War II veteran and author, pneumonia [117 ] November 29: Joash Dignos, radio anchor of DXGT, gunshot
[118 ] December 6: Michael Milo, radio anchor of PRIME Radio FM, gunshot
[119 ] December 9: Cornelio Agaid Padilla Jr., 67, cyclist, heart failure
[120 ] December 11: Rogelio Butalid, 44, radio anchor of
DXTG, gunshot [121 ] December 13:
Delfin Bangit, 58, 39th Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, multiple organ failure [122 ] [123 ] December 18: Dominic Gamboa, 47, frontman of
Tropical Depression, kidney failure [124 ] December 20: Ukol Talumpa, Mayor of
Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur, murder [125 ] December 25:
Ismael Mathay, Jr., 81, former mayor of Quezon City, cardiac arrest [126 ]
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