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TROPCIAL Depression “Maring” dumped rain in Metro Manila and in other parts of Luzon, causing a landslide that killed two people, flooding, a suspension of classes and government work, and a halt to public transport that stranded thousands in the affected areas. The two fatalities from a landslide in Barangay…

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TROPICAL Depression “Maring” has slightly intensified as it continues to move toward the Quezon-Aurora area, the state-run Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Tuesday. Pagasa raised Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No. 1: Metro Manila Catanduanes Camarines Norte Camarines Sur Northern Quezon including Polillo Island Rizal…

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Tropical storm Talim has intensified with maximum sustained winds of up to 90 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 115 kph. It is moving west northwest at 25 kph. Talim, which was last located at 1,665 km east of Luzon, is expected to enter the Philippine Area of…

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TROPICAL Storm “Talim” is forecast to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) Monday afternoon and will become Typhoon “Lannie”, the state-run Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. This and a low pressure area (LPA) are expected to trigger rain in parts of Luzon and Visayas, Pagasa…

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has released P1,411,212,248.66 worth of assistance through its Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) from January to June 2017. “When we say ‘in crisis,’ these are events that cause shock or trauma, producing mental, psychological, and physical distress to a person,”…

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THE Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has warned coastal communities of several provinces fronting the Pacific Ocean of a possible tsunami after a preliminary 8.0-magnitude earthquake hit Chiapas, Mexico. The following areas are advised to wait and listen for updates: 1. Batanes Group of Islands 2. Cagayan 3.…

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His name became a byword after his death, and his tragic story had been told and retold in media. Now, even young children will get to know the story of Kian delos Santos through a storybook launched by the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ). “Si Kian,” a 15-page story…

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Eight barangays in Quezon City experienced power outages on Friday morning due to inclement weather, the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) said. An advisory from Meralco’s Twitter account said that portion of Barangays Doña Imelda, Immaculate Concepcion, Kalusugan, Mariana, Damayan Lagi, Pinagkaisahan, Santol and Tatalon were affected by the emergency interruption…

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Commuters and drivers rejoiced over the lifting of the suspension order against Uber after the transport network company (TNC) paid a hefty P190 million fine to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday. Uber patrons expressed their happiness on social media. “Thank you for coming back into…

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RIDE-sharing giant Uber was back on the road at 5 p.m. on Tuesday after paying a P190-million fine. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) lifted its suspension order against the firm shortly after receiving the payment. Uber Systems Inc. also gave P299 million in financial assistance to their…