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Duterte admin to establish Malasakit Center in Zambales

Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go provides aid to Zambales residents during a medical mission organized for the victims of Typhoon “Ompong.” (Office of the Special A Source link link: Duterte admin to establish Malasakit Center in Zambales.....»»

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Duterte admin to establish Malasakit Center in Zambales

Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go provides aid to Zambales residents during a medical mission organized for the victims of Typhoon "Ompong." (Office of the Special A.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2018Related News

Planting season adjustment eyed to minimize storm damage

AGRICULTURE SECRETARY Emmanuel F. Piñol said that the department is in talks with the irrigation agency to facilitate adjustments to the planting calendar in order to minimize typhoon damage to farms in northern Luzon in September and October. The post Planting season adjustment eyed to minimize storm damage appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceOct 15th, 2018Related News

Duterte admin to establish Malasakit Center in Zambales

Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go provides aid to Zambales residents during a medical mission organized for the victims of Typhoon "Ompong." (Office of the Special A.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2018Related News

Church groups facilitate relief in Ilocos

As food insecurity looms over poor communities due to the destruction brought by Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut), international, national and local church groups band together to deliver much needed relief......»»

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

Ompong washes out Quirino ricefields

On September 15 typhoon Ompong battered Northern Luzon with heavy rains and strong winds, the Abra River swelled up through Quirino, Ilocos Sur carrying rocks and soil from the mountains. The ricefields along the way disappeared into the raging waters, destroying crops, irrigation systems and road pavement among others......»»

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

NHA releases P20M for Benguet landslide victims’ housing

    ITOGON, Benguet — The National Housing Authority(NHA) has released P10 million for the acquisition of land to resettle families removed from landslide-prone areas and danger zones here. Earlier, the NHA already released P10 million to purchase building materials for families evicted from their homes after landslides triggered by typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Mangkhut)… link: NHA releases P20M for Benguet landslide victims’ housing.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Oct 13th, 2018Related News

More foreign funds flee Philippines in September 2018

The full-blown trade war between the US and China, the weak peso, rising inflation and the damage from Typhoon Ompong prompted foreigners to pull their investments out of the Philippines last month, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceOct 12th, 2018Related News

Aussie govt provides aid to 498 families in Kalinga

RIZAL, Kalinga, Oct. 8 (PIA) -- The Australian government, in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross, distributed relief goods to 498 families who were affected by the recent typhoon in this tow.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2018Related News

Aussie Gov’t Provides Aid to 498 Families in Kalinga

The Australian government, in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross, distributed relief goods to 498 families who were affected by the recent typhoon in Kalinga. Australia Deputy Head of Mission in the Philippines Mat Kimberley said the Australian government recognizes the need to provide humanitarian assistance to save human lives, relieve human suffering and restore […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2018Related News

Aussie govt provides aid to 498 families in Kalinga

RIZAL, Kalinga, Oct. 8 (PIA) -- The Australian government, in partnership with the Philippine Red Cross, distributed relief goods to 498 families who were affected by the recent typhoon in this tow.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2018Related News

Complete list of winners 2018 Palanca Awards

KABATAAN DIVISION • Kabataan Sanaysay: 1st Prize, Jack Lorenz Acebedo Rivera, “Paglaya Mula sa Pagtakas”; 2nd Prize, Jacob Renz R. Ambrocio, “Sino ang Lumansag sa Lunday ni Lola Basyang?”; 3rd Prize, Maria Jamaica S. Columbres, “Gulugod sa Pagsibol ng Binhi” The post Complete list of winners 2018 Palanca Awards appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsOct 9th, 2018Related News

Inflation impact on Bicol worse than that of ‘Ompong’ – solon

LEGAZPI CITY --- The impact of double digit inflation in the Bicol region, at 10.1 percent, was worse than that of Typhoon "Ompong" (international name: Mangkhut), according to Albay Rep. Joey Salceda, a noted economist. The situation, according to Salceda was "tempus horribilis (horrible time)" worse than what Ompong wrought on Bicol, the country's fourth poorest region. High prices would hurt most the region's poor, which make up 30 percent of the population, Salceda said. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in a report in September, said average inflation that month (6.7 percent) continued to move at a pace quicker than that of August (6.4 percent). Higher outsi...Keep on reading: Inflation impact on Bicol worse than that of ‘Ompong’ – solon.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 7th, 2018Related News

SSS allots P1.61B for Typhoon Ompong victims

THE Social Security System (SSS) said it has allocated P1.61 billion for the calamity assistance program (CAP) for more than 1 million active members and pensioners who were affected by Super Typhoon Ompong last September. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F. Dooc said that on October 5, the SSS started offering calamity loan, advance […] The post SSS allots P1.61B for Typhoon Ompong victims appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsOct 7th, 2018Related News

Ilocos farmers: loan payment moratorium, forego interest

A farmers’ group in Ilocos is calling for a payment moratorium and condonation of interest on their loans to cope with their losses from Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut)......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsOct 7th, 2018Related News

LPA spotted in Cagayan but unlikely to turn into typhoon—Pagasa

A NEW low pressure area (LPA) was spotted inside the country but has low chances of turning into a typhoon, the state-run weather bureau said on Sunday. The LPA was spotted at 1,080 kilometers (km) east of Aparri, Cagayan but would likely dissipate in the coming days. “Based on our accumulated data, this LPA has [...] The post LPA spotted in Cagayan but unlikely to turn into typhoon—Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsOct 7th, 2018Related News

October 7, 2018 Visayas Weather Forecast

VALID BEGINNING: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: At 3:00 AM today, the eye of Typhoon Queenie was located at 670 km East Northeast of Basco, Batanes (22.6N, 128.0E) with maximum sustained winds of 150 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 185 km/h. Moving Northwest at 20 km/h. Forecast: Partly […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsOct 7th, 2018Related News

Duterte should disclose health status, spokesman says

In this Sept. 13, 2018, file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte listens during a command conference on Typhoon Mangkhut, locally named Typhoon Ompong, at the National Disaster Risk Reducti.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 7th, 2018Related News

2 dead, one missing as Typhoon Kong-Rey hits SKorea

SEOUL: Two people died and one person is missing in South Korea as powerful typhoon Kong-Rey hit the country on Saturday, the government said. A 66-year-old man died while crossing a bridge in the city of Gwangju, south of Seoul, the national disaster management agency said without elaborating on the cause of the death. Another… link: 2 dead, one missing as Typhoon Kong-Rey hits SKorea.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Oct 6th, 2018Related News

2 dead, 1 missing as Typhoon Kong-Rey hits South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea – Two people died and one person is missing in South Korea as powerful Typhoon Kong-Rey hit the country on Saturday, October 6, the government said. A 66-year-old man died while crossing a bridge in the city of Gwangju, south of Seoul, the national disaster management agency ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 6th, 2018Related News