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Pinoys prefer brains over body, health over love
by Helen Flores - February 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Four in five adult Filipinos are more attracted to a person’s brains than to the body, according to a recent survey by the Social Weather Stations.
Quakes jolt Laguna
by Helen Flores - February 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Mild earthquakes have jolted parts of Laguna since Sunday.
Metro Manila temperature drops to 18.5ºC
by Helen Flores - February 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Metro Manila’s temperature dropped anew to 18.5 degrees Celsius yesterday morning, the coldest recorded in the capital so far this northeast monsoon season, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical...
Magnitude 4 quake shakes Davao Sur
by Helen Flores - February 5, 2020 - 12:00am
A magnitude 4 earthquake shook parts of Mindanao yesterday.
Number of jobless Pinoys drops to 2.1 million — SWS
by Helen Flores - February 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The number of jobless Filipinos dropped by around 2.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to the latest survey of the Social Weather Stations.
Chill to last until 3rd week of February
by Helen Flores - February 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Filipinos, especially in Northern Luzon, will continue to experience chilly mornings until at least the third week of this month, the state weather bureau said yesterday.
Permanent relocation of residents in 7-km Taal danger zone OK’d
by Helen Flores - February 4, 2020 - 12:00am
As Taal Volcano continues to manifest unrest, the government has approved the permanent relocation of residents within the seven-kilometer-radius danger zone around the volcano.
Robredo: Use reverted Marawi funds for displaced residents’ houses
by Helen Flores - February 3, 2020 - 12:00am
The over P400 million in Marawi funds that were returned to the National Treasury could have been used to build houses for the 16,000 families displaced by the 2017 armed conflict, Vice President Leni Robredo said...
Magnitude 5.2 quake jolts Davao Sur
by Helen Flores - February 2, 2020 - 12:00am
A magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit Davao del Sur on Friday night.
EU donates P42 million to Taal victims
by Helen Flores - February 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The European Union has provided 750,000 euros or more than P42 million for residents affected by the recent eruption of Taal Volcano in Batangas.
Philippines prepares to repatriate Pinoys in Wuhan
by Helen Flores - February 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines is gearing up for the repatriation of Filipinos trapped in Wuhan City – epicenter of the 2019 novel coronavirus that has spread globally.
China warns repatriation may spread virus
by Helen Flores - February 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Chinese officials have warned against airlifting foreign nationals from the contagion-hit Chinese province of Hubei, saying an evacuation could facilitate the spread of the novel coronavirus
US, Philippines reaffirm alliance, but no mention of VFA
by Helen Flores - February 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines and the United States have reaffirmed their strong security, cultural and economic ties, days after President Duterte ordered the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement.
Green fund made more accessible to communities
by Helen Flores - January 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The government has launched a website that will allow more communities to avail themselves of the Green Climate Fund, which was created to support the efforts of developing countries to respond to the challenge of...
Ursula, Tisoy out as cyclone names
by Helen Flores - January 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration has replaced the local names of two destructive tropical cyclones which hit the country last year.
4 in 10 Pinoys claim life improved in 2019 — SWS
by Helen Flores - January 30, 2020 - 12:00am
About four in 10 Filipino adults believe they had better lives throughout 2019, the latest survey released by the Social Weather Stations said.
DepEd to enroll public school students to feeding program
by Helen Flores - January 29, 2020 - 12:00am
After Sen. Cynthia Villar blamed the lack of nutrition of Filipino students for their poor academic performance, the Department of Education is looking at enrolling all public school students in its feeding pro...
‘Funds ready for Taal evacuees’
by Helen Flores - January 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Malacañang has assured people displaced by Taal Volcano’s continuing unrest that the government is ready to allot funds for their needs.
Lockdown lifted in more areas; Taal alert 3 remains
by Helen Flores - January 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The lockdown in most towns around the restive Taal Volcano has been lifted, with only 10 barangays in five lakeshore communities still closed to the public due to the remaining threat of hazardous eruption despite...
2.1 million Pinoy families experience hunger — survey
by Helen Flores - January 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Some 2.1 million Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger in the fourth quarter of 2019, the Social Weather Stations said in its latest survey.
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