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Flood, landslide warnings out as ‘Samuel’ approaches

The eastern section of Visayas and Mindanao will experience moderate to heavy rains from Tropical Depression Samuel beginning today, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) warned yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News6 hr. 41 min. ago Related News

Benguet schools need relocation, rehabilitation

Officials of the Department of Education-Benguet said that two public schools in Itogon town need urgent relocation while 36 others need immediate rehabilitation work after Typhoon Ompong ravaged Luzon in September......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: News12 hr. 28 min. ago Related News

Ucab folk struggle to survive

After Typhoon Ompong, news on the tragic landslide, the relief and assistance from government and private institutions and the DENR's closure order field the the airwaves. Two months after the disaster, the people of Itogon continue to face the hardships brought not only by Ompong but by the national government's lack of comprehensive action to resolve the people's safety and economic wellbeing. These are some of their day-to-day struggles to survive that remain unknown to the public......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: News12 hr. 28 min. ago Related News

Scattered rain expected across the PHL – PAGASA - GMA News

Scattered rain expected across the PHL – PAGASA - GMA News.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsNov 17th, 2018Related News

U.S., China in APEC cruise ship clash on trade, influence

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (3rd UPDATE) – China and the US crossed swords Saturday, November 17, ahead of an APEC summit , dueling over protectionism, trade tariffs and "checkbook diplomacy" as they laid out sharply contrasting visions for the Pacific Rim region. In combative back-to-back speeches at a business forum ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 17th, 2018Related News

Pagasa monitors LPA outside PAR

      The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) is constantly monitoring a low pressure area (LPA) spotted outside the Philippine area of responsibilty. Pagasa said that as of 3 a.m. of Saturday, the LPA was located at 2,010 kilometers east of Mindanao. It has a maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 60 kph. It is moving westward at a speed of 20 kph. With this, the Pagasa said that the Palawan island would have cloudy skies with scattered rains and thunderstorms caused by the trough of LPA. Possible flooding and landslides could be expected, Pagasa warned the r...Keep on reading: Pagasa monitors LPA outside PAR.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 17th, 2018Related News

Peace Talks Update

Peace Talks Update.....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2018Related News

Storm expected to enter PAR on Sunday – Pagasa

      A storm east of the Philippines is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Sunday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.   The tropical depression could make landfall over the Caraga region on Tuesday or Wednesday, weather specialist Gener Quitlong said in a Facebook live update.   It will likely reach a severe tropical storm status at its peak.   The weather disturbance was last spotted 2,310 kilometers east of Mindanao and based on its track, it would pass through the Caraga region, Central and Western Visayas before it exits through Pala...Keep on reading: Storm expected to enter PAR on Sunday – Pagasa.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 16th, 2018Related News

Tropical depression off Mindanao to enter PAR Sunday

A new tropical depression is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility on Sunday, state weather bureau PAGASA said......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2018Related News

Saudis issue charges but exonerate crown prince in Khashoggi murder

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (3rd UPDATE) –  The Saudi government exonerated the country's powerful crown prince of involvement in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi Thursday, November 15, as death-penalty charges were announced against 5 men and the US placed sanctions on 17 suspected of involvement. Riyadh prosecutors announced indictments ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2018Related News

PAGASA spots tropical depression outside PAR

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Forecasters are monitoring a tropical depression located outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). In a Facebook Live video past 5 pm on Thursday, November 15, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 15th, 2018Related News

PAGASA says tropical depression & apos;Samuel& apos; to enter PH by weekend - Manila Bulletin

PAGASA says tropical depression 'Samuel' to enter PH by weekend - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsNov 15th, 2018Related News

Tagalog News: LPA lumapit sa Palawan

BANTAY LPA. Ipinapaliwanag ni Chris Perez ng DOST-Pagasa na maaring magdulot ng katamtaman hanggang sa manaka-nakang malakas na pag-ulan ang LPA sa Palawan (Ang larawan ay hango sa.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsNov 14th, 2018Related News

UPDATE: UP drubs La Salle, ends 21-year Final 4 drought

THE University of the Philippines cruised to the Final Four for the first time in 21 years after sweeping De La Salle University, 97-81, in Season 81 of the University…READ The post UPDATE: UP drubs La Salle, ends 21-year Final 4 drought appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Nov 14th, 2018Related News

Ompong’s Wrath

Each time strong typhoon and passes, farmers tilling the lands on the banks of the Abra River lose their crops and land because of flooding. When Typhoon Ompong struck Ilocos Sur, among those hardest hit is the upland town of Quirino. While farmers in the coastal areas lost their harvest, farmers from Brgys. Patungcaleo, Namitpit and a number from Legleg lost both their crops and farms when Abra River overflowed. But “Ompong” is not the sole culprit, man-made conditions like large-scale mining and government neglect are contributory to this problem. Watch and listen to their stories......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsNov 14th, 2018Related News

CNN sues White House over barring of reporter

WASHINGTON, USA (3rd UPDATE) – CNN sued Donald Trump's administration Tuesday, November 13, alleging the White House violated journalist Jim Acosta's constitutional rights by revoking his press credentials following a heated exchange with the US president. The row on live national television and Acosta's resulting banishment triggered a wave of accusations ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 14th, 2018Related News

Swipe right: New dating app launched for UP students

Students from the University of the Philippines launched a new dating app called “UPdate” exclusively made for the student body. The app was launched on November 7 with the objective to help students “build meaningful relationships” with each other. The app has “Anonchat” which is an anonymous chat service that connects an individual to someone […] The post Swipe right: New dating app launched for UP students appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopNov 13th, 2018Related News

LPA to bring rain in parts of Visayas, Mindanao — Pagasa - The Manila Times

LPA to bring rain in parts of Visayas, Mindanao — Pagasa - The Manila Times.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsNov 13th, 2018Related News

578 Ompong victims in Kalinga get PRC cash aid

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 12 (PIA) -- Five hundred seventy eight families in the province who were among those still reeling from the effects of typhoon 'Ompong', received P3, 500 cash aid each.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsNov 12th, 2018Related News

578 Ompong victims in Kalinga get PRC cash aid

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 12 (PIA) -- Five hundred seventy eight families in the province who were among those still reeling from the effects of typhoon 'Ompong', received P3, 500 cash aid each.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsNov 12th, 2018Related News