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September 18, 2018 Visayas Weather Forecast

REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST (Forecast Areas: Visayas, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro) Issued at: 6:00 AM, 18 September 2018 Valid Beginning: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Eastern Visayas and Mindanao FORECAST: Eastern Visayas will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to ITCZ. Rest of Visayas, Palawan, and Occidental […].....»»

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Capitol to Give Financial Aid to Typhoon-Hit Provinces in Northern Luzon

Gov. Hilario P. Davide III announced today that the Cebu Provincial Government will extend financial assistance to provinces in Northern Luzon that were badly devastated by typhoon Ompong. Davide said that he tasked Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) chief Baltazar Tribunalo to find out and assess which provinces in Northern Luzon need the […].....»»

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15 Brgys in Nueva Vizcaya Still Isolated by Landslides

At least 15 barangays in an upland town here are still isolated due to landslides from rains brought by typhoon ‘Ompong’ over the weekend. Governor Carlos Padilla said the isolated barangays are in the upland town of Kayapa, neighboring Benguet province. “Like in the Cordillera region, the 15 barangays of Kayapa is situated in remote […].....»»

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Fire Breaks Out Inside A Burger Restaurant

A fire broke out inside a burger restaurant at the Oakridge Pavilion, A.S. Fortuna Street, Mandaue City on Sunday, September 16, 2018. In an official statement from the Oakridge Business Park management, Big Tom’s Burger caught fire at around 7 in the evening. The fire alarm was raised at around 7:15 P.M. Multiple fire trucks […].....»»

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Cagayan Is Now Under “State of Calamity”

The whole province is now under “state of calamity” following the damages brought by typhoon “Ompong”. Governor Manuel Mamba said the local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (LDRRMCs) are still accounting the exact number of damaged properities. On agriculture, the governor reported P4.6 billion worth of damages on crops and fisheries. A total of […].....»»

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Alert Level 4 Imposed in General Santos City

The entire city is now placed under “Alert Level 4” following an explosion of an improvised explosive device (IED) at 11:40 Sunday morning (Sept 16) in front of a pharmacy crossing Makar in Barangay Apopong here that left at least eight people hurt. Joint Task Force (JTF) Gensan commander Col. Adonis Bajo said the heightened […].....»»

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Bohol Dares MTB pairs for 1st Epic Challenge

Local bikers who have read the tracks for the 85 kilometers bike race route that promises to separate the boys from the men have started the retro-fitting of drive trains or at least the rear cogs to heave them up with less the pain as Bike Ta Bai (BTB) brings the Epic mountain bike Challenge […].....»»

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Gov’t Offers P500k for Info on Peter Lim’s Whereabouts

The government has put up a bounty on fugitive businessman and alleged drug lord Peter Lim, who is facing drug charges in a Makati court, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Friday. “The government is also ready to give a reward of PHP500,000 to anyone who can give information on the exact whereabouts of accused Peter […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsSep 17th, 2018Related News

President Duterte Oversees Gov’t Response in Aftermath of ‘Ompong’

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Sunday, Sept 16, flew to Cagayan to assess the damage caused by Typhoon ‘Ompong.’ He also coordinated the government thrust in assisting the affected residents. During a situation briefing with cabinet secretaries and local officials at Cagayan Provincial Capitol, the President was relieved that the damages caused by the typhoon […].....»»

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Man Dead in Shooting in Talisay City

A 20-year-old man was dead after being gunned down by unknown assailants at around 11 P.M. in Brgy. Tangke, Talisay City on Friday, September 14, 2018. The victim was identified as Christopher Badajos, 20, a resident of Sitio Galaxy, Brgy. Tangke, Talisay City. In the initial investigation, at around 11 P.M. Badajos was on board […].....»»

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September 17, 2018 Visayas Weather Forecast

REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST Forecast Areas: Visayas, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro Issued at: 6:00 AM, 17 September 2018 Valid Beginning: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: Ridge of High Pressure Area (HPA) is affecting Northern Luzon FORECAST: Visayas, Palawan, and Occidental Mindoro will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or localized thunderstorms. […].....»»

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Cebu Seals Sisterhood Ties with Fujian, China

With the promise to boost investment and tourism opportunities, among others, the provinces of Cebu and Fujian, China sealed its sister-province agreement in a ceremony at the Capitol Social Hall last Wednesday night. Cebu Gov. Hilario P. Davide III and Fujian Gov. Tang Dengjie signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), sealing the Friendship Province relationship […].....»»

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‘Ompong’ Affects 32,000 Families in Central Luzon

Approximately 32,100 families or about 135,490 persons in 246 barangays of 40 municipalities and cities in Central Luzon were affected as typhoon “Ompong” lashes the region with strong winds and intense rains. “Per Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), about 8,914 families or 32,742 persons are currently in evacuation centers,” Regional Disaster Risk Reduction […].....»»

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Women Play Important Role in Crime Prevention, Gender Awareness

”Kababaihan: Sama–samang Makialam upang Krimen at Korupsyon ay Hadlangan.” This was the theme of a forum conducted by the  National Police Commission – CAR, in partnership with the Outstanding Women Leaders of Baguio and the Philippine Public Safety College – Cordillera Administrative Region Training Center  for barangay women folks, police personnel and criminology students. Hosted […].....»»

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Ilocos Norte to Get Gov’t Aid After Ompong’s P1.9b Damage on Agriculture

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Sunday, September 16, emphasized that the government’s efforts in rebuilding the Ilocos region after Typhoon ‘Ompong’ will prioritize the agricultural sector. This directive was given during the Chief Executive’s visit to the Provincial Capitol in Laoag City. President Duterte together with his cabinet secretaries had a situation briefing with the […].....»»

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Move to Ostracize Trillanes Reflects Military Sentiment

A unilateral declaration by a Mindanao-based group of Philippine Military Academy (PMA) graduates to ostracize Senator Antonio Trillanes IV reflects the “overall” sentiment of the military, Malacañang said on Friday. “That reflects overall sentiment of the military,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque replied when asked to comment on the Philippine Military Academy Alumni Association Inc. (PMAAAI)-Eagle […].....»»

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E-Cigarettes Not Scientifically Proven Safe: ASEAN Alliance

An alliance promoting tobacco control said the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) is not scientifically proven to be less harmful than smoking regular cigarettes. “The fact that it is said less harmful proves that it is still harmful, posing dangers on health. It has not been scientifically proven (to be a) healthy alternative to cigarettes,” […].....»»

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Int’l Aid for ‘Ompong’ Aftermath Flows as PH Starts Relief Efforts

The United States and Australian government on Sunday announced the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the Philippines after Typhoon Ompong battered northern Luzon on Saturday. In a statement, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Canberra will provide the Philippines humanitarian supplies for the emergency response, including sleeping mats, blankets, hygiene and shelter kits, for up […].....»»

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DHL Express Teams Up with M Lhuillier to Offer Greater Accessibility and Convenience

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider teams up with M Lhuillier Financial Services Inc., the country’s leading money remittance service to further strengthen the connection between the local and global markets. Starting from September 15, 2018, 172 selected M Lhuillier branches around the country will offer DHL Express services. This is in […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsSep 16th, 2018Related News

Learn to Unlearn

For so long, society taught us to learn for good reason – learning is what drives us forward and is what has birthed uncountable inventions and successes throughout time and space but, let’s not forget that this very same phenomenon is also what brought forth wars, massacres, and regressive regimes. Why is this so? The […].....»»

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