Flights resume as Bali’s volcano-hit airport gets back to business

AFP 11/30/2017

  Thousands of foreign tourists were leaving Bali by plane Thursday following a nearly three-day airport shutdown sparked by a rumbling volcano on the Indonesian holiday island. The alert level on Mount Agung remains at maximum, but…

Bali volcano spews smoke for second time this week

AFP 11/26/2017

A rumbling volcano on the Indonesian resort island of Bali spewed smoke hundreds of meters into the air Saturday, officials said, just days after thousands were forced to flee over fears it would erupt. Mount Agung belched…

The joy of creating handmade toys and crafts

Morexette Erram 11/27/2016

Himamaylan, a city with a population of no more than 500,000 since 2015, situated on the western seaside of Negros Occidental. A national road cuts across it, and north-bound, is Mount Kanlaon, the highest peak in Western…

Mt. Bulusan’s ashfall displaces thousands in Sorsogon province

06/11/2016

LEGAZPI CITY – At least 18,575 people living in 19 villages were affected by an ashfall caused by the “phreatic” eruption of Mt. Bulusan in Sorsogon on Friday. Luisito Mendoza Jr., head of Casiguran Municipal Disaster Risk…

Midwest Cebu towns urged to be vigilant as Mt. Kanlaon spews ash

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/30/2016

    RESIDENTS of midwest Cebu towns were urged to remain vigilant as Mount Kanlaon in Negros Island continues to spew ash. Julius Regner, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) spokesman, said residents of Cebu…

Mt. Kanlaon spews ash, fiery rocks

03/30/2016

BACOLOD CITY — Mt. Kanlaon spewed ash and incandescent fiery rocks amid a booming sound at 6:20 p.m. yesterday, according to Mari-Andylene Quintia of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) station in La Carlota City…

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