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1 dead due to ‘Domeng’ – NDRRMC

Inclement weather due to Typhoon “Domeng” has so far caused the death of a 27-year-old man in El Nido, Palawan and flooding in 43...

LTFRB tasked to regulate TNCs, TNVS

Department of Transportation (DoTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade yesterday signed a department order (DO) giving full authority to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board...

Monsoon rains may last until Friday

WEATHER bureau PAGASA said Tuesday monsoon or Habagat rains in Luzon and Western Visayas may last until Friday. The two regions were also forecast to...

Dumaguete bans plastic use in markets

The city government of Dumaguete City has ordered a plastic ban in its public markets to strengthen the campaign to reduce plastic use and...

Prosecution chief recuses himself from Okada cases

The $10-million estafa charges filed against Japanese gaming tycoon Kazuo Okada hit a snag after acting Prosecutor General Jorge Catalan Jr. decided to inhibit...

Daraga cops beef up security vs Bicol int’l airport threats

Local police in Daraga, Albay have vowed to double their efforts in securing the ongoing construction of Bicol International Airport (BIA) despite the insufficiency...

AFP chief extols bravery of soldier who was hurt five times...

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. on Saturday rallied troops of the Philippine Army to sustain the...

POEA head: Germany needs 500 Filipino nurses

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) yesterday said that Germany is in need of some 500 Filipino nurses this year. POEA Administrator Bernard Olalia said...

‘Domeng’ now a typhoon; monsoon rains to persist

Tropical Storm “Domeng,” with internationl name Maliksi, yesterday intensified into a typhoon as it left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the state weather...