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US provides new aid for Marawi
by Helen Flores - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The US government has provided new micro-grants to communities and business owners displaced by the fighting in Marawi in 2017.
Fissures widen around Taal
by Helen Flores - January 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Ground fissures caused by the recent Taal Volcano explosion have widened in four towns in Batangas, while a new one has appeared on a trail on the volcano island regularly used by tourists, the Philippine Institute...
Over 200 quakes rattle Batangas
by Helen Flores - January 15, 2020 - 12:00am
More than 200 earthquakes have rocked Batangas since Monday when Taal Volcano began spewing lava in what could be a prelude to a “dangerous explosive eruption,” the chief of the Philippine Institute of...
73% of Filipinos believe number of drug users declined — SWS
by Helen Flores - January 14, 2020 - 12:01am
About three in four Filipino adults believe the number of illegal drug users in the country has declined since President Duterte took office in 2016, but almost the same figure think there were “many”...
Volcanic tsunami feared in Taal
by Helen Flores - January 14, 2020 - 12:01am
As Taal Volcano began spewing lava yesterday, state volcanologists warned of “hazardous eruption” within days with a force strong enough to unleash a “volcanic tsunami” that could swamp lakeshore...
Mild quake rocks Batangas
by Helen Flores - January 13, 2020 - 12:00am
A magnitude-2.3 earthquake rocked Batangas yesterday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.
LPA spotted off Surigao Sur
by Helen Flores - January 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Weather forecasters yesterday warned residents in Eastern Visayas and Caraga region against floods and landslides due to a low-pressure area off Surigao del Sur.
Robredo willing to present drug war report to lawmakers
by Helen Flores - January 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Amid criticisms from President Duterte’s allies, Vice President Leni Robredo yesterday said she is willing to present her drug war report before lawmakers to prove that this was not a “mere political...
Taal explodes; ashfall hits Metro Manila
by Helen Flores - January 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Thousands were evacuated, flights at the NAIA were suspended and there are no classes today in Metro Manila, Cavite and parts of Batangas and Laguna after Taal Volcano exploded yesterday, with ashfall blanketing...
Locsin confronts protesters outside DFA office
by Helen Flores - January 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. confronted a group of protesters who were calling for measures to save Filipino workers in the Middle East in front of the Department of Foreign Affairs in Pasay City...
LPA set to enter PAR; rainy week seen
by Helen Flores - January 11, 2020 - 12:00am
A low-pressure area is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility tomorrow and will bring rains over the eastern section of the country early next week.
Robredo downplays Duterte’s remark on her drug war assessment
by Helen Flores - January 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo shrugged off yesterday President Duterte’s remark that she is a “colossal blunder” after she called the government’s anti-illegal drug campaign a “massive...
80% of Pinoys believe PNP has ‘ninja cops’ – SWS
by Helen Flores - January 8, 2020 - 12:00am
About eight in 10 Filipinos believe there are “ninja cops” in the Philippine National Police, according to the latest survey by the Social Weather Stations.
Moderately strong quakes jolt Davao
by Helen Flores - January 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Two earthquakes with magnitudes of 5.4 and 4.7 struck Davao Oriental and Davao Occidental, respectivvely, yesterday.
‘Duterte’s war on drugs a massive failure’
by Helen Flores - January 7, 2020 - 12:00am
With a score of just one percent, the Duterte administration’s war on drugs is a “massive failure,” Vice President Leni Robredo said yesterday.
Quakes rock Batangas, Sultan Kudarat
by Helen Flores - January 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Earthquakes of magnitudes-3.3 and 2.4 rocked parts of Batangas and Sultan Kudarat, respectively, yesterday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.
Recruiter also liable for OFW’s death in Kuwait — Robredo
by Helen Flores - January 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo wants sanctions against the recruiter of Filipino domestic helper Jeanelyn Villavende, who allegedly died in the hands of her employer’s wife in Kuwait.
Philippines, China mark 45 years of diplomatic relations
by Helen Flores - January 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines and China have committed to “embrace new development opportunities” in 2020 as they mark their 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations this year.
No cyclone in 1st week of 2020 — Pagasa
by Helen Flores - January 2, 2020 - 12:00am
No tropical cyclone is expected to enter the Philippines in the first week of 2020, the state weather bureau said yesterday.
Rizal Day: Duterte urges Pinoys to keep nationalism alive
by Helen Flores - December 31, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday expressed hope that the freedom fought for by Jose Rizal would strengthen Filipinos’ nationalism as they fight the social ills plaguing the country.
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