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US reaffirms defense treaty, military alliance with PH

The United States government through Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin has reaffirmed its alliance and commitment with the Philippines under the 70-year-old Mutual Defense Treaty and the Visiting Forces Agreement during his “introductory phone call,” Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsFeb 11th, 2021Related News

Lorenzana, new Pentagon chief talk VFA, South China Sea

(Updated) Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin III discussed priority bilateral defense issues for both countries, including the Mutual Defense Treaty, Visiting Forces Agreement and the South China Sea......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 10th, 2021Related News

Two dead in Texas doctor’s office hostage standoff

Two people were found dead after an hours-long hostage situation at a doctor’s office in Texas, according to police and US media reports Wednesday. The drama in the state capital Austin began Tuesday afternoon and lasted more than five hours, and it was not immediately known how many people were taken hostage or who did […] The post Two dead in Texas doctor’s office hostage standoff appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 27th, 2021Related News

Requiem Panayanon

The red blood depicted in Zoluaga's piece snakingly flows like the ancestral rivers in Tumandok lands. The winding ripples twined below the navels of these figures as if tugging them to stay immobile. But hear no petty cavilings from their travails, these are steadfast clan leaders who are vigorously marching along the correct line-of-path. The post Requiem Panayanon appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 8th, 2021Related News

Doctor River pushed son Austin from the 76ers to the Nucks

As it turned out, Sixers coach Doctor River became the Knicks’ top recruiter in free agency. The Sixers pegged combo guard Austin River as........»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsDec 6th, 2020Related News

Two rivers

Filipino seafarers are among the most sought-after crew by foreign shipowners because of their competence, ability to communicate in the English language and professionalism. In fact, of the total 1.5 million seafarers onboard merchant vessels, around 229,000 or more than 25 percent are Filipino ratings and officers at any given time, according to the Department […] The post Two rivers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 6th, 2020Related News

No more Baby Rivers | Legislation, policy change for pregnant detainees

Today marks the 40th day since the death of Baby River, daughter of a political prisoner Reina Mae Nasino. The term cruel is an understatement to describe how the mother and child were separated and how it revealed serious gaps if not flaws in the country’s justice system. The post No more Baby Rivers | Legislation, policy change for pregnant detainees appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsNov 17th, 2020Related News

Luzon dams spill due to Ulysses

Major dams in Luzon topped their spilling level due to heavy rains spawned by Typhoon Ulysses yesterday, swelling rivers in Metro Manila and Central Luzon......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 13th, 2020Related News

‘Ulysses’ paralyzes transport services

The heavy flooding caused by Typhoon Ulysses in Metro Manila and nearby provinces not only devastated properties but also paralyzed mass transit services that made it even more difficult for rescuers to reach affected residents. According to local officials in Marikina City and Rizal province, the severe flood prompted by the overflowing of metro rivers […] The post ‘Ulysses’ paralyzes transport services appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsNov 12th, 2020Related News

Fil-Am bet out to make history

It isn’t just qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics that drives Fil-Am sprinter Kristina Knott but also the goal of making history for Philippine sports. Philippine Athletics Track and Field Associationpresident Philip Juico said yesterday Knott is now training in Orlando, Florida and will meet up with skills coach Rohsaan Griffin, tentatively next week, in Austin, Texas for specialized hybrid workouts......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsNov 7th, 2020Related News

Typhoon Rolly may trigger lahar flows near Mayon, Pinatubo, Taal volcanoes — Phivolcs

State seismologists on Friday night warned that the heavy rainfall brought by Typhoon Rolly might cause three volcanoes in Luzon to generate volcanic sediment flows or lahars and muddy runoffs into nearby rivers and drainage areas......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 31st, 2020Related News

Ad hoc committee formed to study encroaching structures in Cebu City waterways

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the formation of an ad hoc committee that would study how to remove the obstructions along waterways here. The mayor released Executive Order No. 101, which details the function of the committee for the clearing of obstruction in all major rivers, creeks, and canals […] The post Ad hoc committee formed to study encroaching structures in Cebu City waterways appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 29th, 2020Related News

Cebu City gives encroachers of easement zone time to undo damage

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is urging violators of the easement zone in rivers and other waterways here to undo the damage and violation they have done if they don’t want the government to impose harsher measures. This was what transpired during a meeting Mayor Edgardo Labella called for owners of structures […] The post Cebu City gives encroachers of easement zone time to undo damage appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 26th, 2020Related News

‘Quinta’ may cause lahar to flow into rivers draining Mayon Volcano – Phivolcs

MANILA, Philippines — Prolonged heavy rainfall brought by Tropical Depression Quinta may cause “potential lahars and sediment-laden streamflows” to run down Mayon Volcano into river channels draining its slopes, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) warned on Saturday on its official Twitter account. Particularly susceptible are the channels of Miisi, Binaan, Anoling, Quirangay, […] The post ‘Quinta’ may cause lahar to flow into rivers draining Mayon Volcano – Phivolcs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 25th, 2020Related News

Barangay task force eyed to help ease flooding in Mandaue

MANDAUE CIY, Cebu — Barangay captains in Mandaue City especially those in barangays along the Butuanon and Mahiga rivers were tasked to create a task force to monitor their respective danger zones or flood-prone areas. Lawyer Lizer Malate, the city’s Emergency Operations Center head, said in an interview on October 16 that this was one […] The post Barangay task force eyed to help ease flooding in Mandaue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 16th, 2020Related News

Tyronn Lue agrees to become next coach of LA Clippers: reports

Los Angeles—Tyronn Lue, who coached the Cleveland Cavaliers to the 2016 NBA title, has agreed to become the next head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, according to multiple reports Thursday, October 15, 2020. ESPN and USA Today reported that Lue has agreed to replace Doc Rivers, who parted ways with the Clippers just over two […] The post Tyronn Lue agrees to become next coach of LA Clippers: reports appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 16th, 2020Related News

Labella to establishments along waterways: Remove obstructions

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The death of a 14-year-old boy in the Kamputhaw River and two others in the flash flood on Tuesday night prompted the Cebu City government to inspect all rivers and waterways for obstructions.  The family of 14-year-old Hansel Dayundon claimed that after being carried by the rushing water, he hit his […] The post Labella to establishments along waterways: Remove obstructions appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2020Related News

Mountain quarries lure contractors

Potential profit to be earned from mountain quarries near the various unspoiled rivers in Puerto Princesa City in Palawan have recently made the mouths of local contractors water. Mining Engineer Charilyn Manas of the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (ENRO) said there are at least five active mountain quarry operations within the city’s jurisdiction, […] The post Mountain quarries lure contractors appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 6th, 2020Related News

Mandaue City gov’t asks residents near rivers to be vigilant, cooperate when told to evacuate

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City government is asking residents living near rivers to be vigilant and to cooperate if asked to evacuate when there is a heavy downpour. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, the executive secretary of Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes, made this appeal after heavy rain caused several flooding in areas near the Butuanon […] The post Mandaue City gov’t asks residents near rivers to be vigilant, cooperate when told to evacuate appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 6th, 2020Related News

Can Doc fix the 76ers? NBA club hires Rivers as coach

Doc Rivers has been hired as coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, the 22-year NBA veteran bench boss charged with uniting Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons into a winning combination......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsOct 5th, 2020Related News