PH history: More focus on this, Marcos orders new DepEd chief

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 07/05/2024

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. said on Friday that he told incoming Education Secretary Senator Sonny Angara to include more subjects about Philippine history in the current education curriculum. Marcos, on the sidelines…

New DepEd chief is Angara

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 07/02/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The new Education Secretary is Senator Sonny Angara and he will be replacing Vice President Sara Duterte. This was announced by the Palace on Tuesday. Angara will take the helm of the Department of…

Chinese Coast Guard: Philippines to blame for ship collision at WPS

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 06/17/2024

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine supply ship has collided with one of the Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) vessels near the Ayungin Shoal in the West Philippine Sea, and the CCG is blaming the Philippines for the incident.…

Kanlaon volcano eruption: NDRRMC says 1,888 individuals in 20 villages affected

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 06/05/2024

MANILA, Philippines – The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) has said on Tuesday that a total of 1,888 individuals have been affected by the explosive eruption of Kanlaon Volcano. The total affected individuals translated to…

‘Dangerous’ hot weather to still hit 37 areas despite TD ‘Aghon approaching

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 05/24/2024

MANILA, Philippines — “Dangerous” peak heat indices will be experienced in 37 areas nationwide on Friday, May 24.  This is according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), and this despite the approaching Tropical…

Heat index to hit ‘dangerous’ level in 43 areas on Thursday

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 05/23/2024

MANILA, Philippines — On Thursday, 43 areas are expected to reach peak heat indices of or above 42ºC (degrees Celsius). This is according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). The highest peak heat…

DOH: COVID-19 risk still low nationwide

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 05/22/2024

MANILA, Philippines — A “small” increase in coronavirus infections nationwide has been reported on Tuesday but the Department of Health has said that the COVID-19 risk in all regions of the country has remained low. From May…

Yellow alert raised for Visayas grid on Tuesday – NGCP

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 05/21/2024

MANILA, Philippines — A yellow alert is set to be raised for the Visayas grid on Tuesday afternoon and evening. This is according to the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP). From 2 p.m. to 4…

Public school teachers, employees may wear alternative uniforms — DepEd

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 04/16/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Amid high temperatures across the country, public school teachers are allowed to wear collared Department of Education (DepEd) polo shirts.  This is according to DepEd on Monday.  “Dulot ng mainit na panahon sa buong…

Pagasa: Hot, humid temperatures across PH

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 04/11/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) has forecast today, April 11, that hot and humid temperatures to continue across the country due to the easterlies, with chances of localized thunderstorms. Weather…

LPA spotted outside PH area of responsibility — Pagasa

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 04/05/2024

The weather bureau has spotted a low pressure area outside the Philippine area of responsibility southeast of South Cotabato. According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) weather forecaster Chenel Dominguez, the LPA was…

Easterlies expected to make Monday hot and humid — Pagasa

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 03/18/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The easterlies will make Monday’s weather to be hot and humid with chances of light rains in most parts of the country. This is according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration…

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