PDEA-7 chief: Drug sting in Central Luzon expected to cause dent in supply in CV

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/08/2021

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The top official of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) believes that the recent anti-illegal drug operations that led to the confiscation of 580 kilos of shabu in Central…

Tropical depression forms outside PAR; fair Thursday weather due

Frances Mangosing 08/19/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A low-pressure area (LPA) outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) has intensified into a tropical depression, the state weather bureau said Thursday, August 19, 2021. The tropical cyclone was spotted 1,655 kilometers east…

More than 130 villages in Central Luzon still flooded

Philippine Daily Inquirer 08/04/2021

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines — At least 139 villages in Central Luzon remained under floodwater caused by the heavy monsoon rains and high tide more than a week after Typhoon “Fabian” (international name: In-fa) lashed…

Pagasa: LPA threatens N. Luzon; Rainy, cloudy Monday expected

Catherine Gonzales 08/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The low pressure area west of Central Luzon dissipated early Monday morning, even as another LPA east of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan may develop into a tropical depression, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and…

ALERT UP FOR LAWIN

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Edison Delos Angeles, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 10/19/2016

Better safe than sorry. Although Cebu is not in the path of Super Typhoon “Lawin” (international name: Haima), local disaster and law enforcement authorities yesterday geared up for an intense weather disturbance that was bearing down fast…

Locking horns with the beast

Jobers R. Bersales 07/06/2016

Tis the season to bring down the high and mighty as President Rodrigo Duterte locks horns with the beast so early in his term. And by the looks of it, unlike all other presidents before him, he…

Visayas delegation head expects grand Milo National Finals return

Glendale G. Rosal 06/30/2016

Now that the National Finals of the Milo Little Olympics has been shelved, Visayas delegation head Ricky Ballesteros could only look back and reminisce the glorious days of the Bisdaks. Ballesteros confirmed the cancellation of the National…

‘Egay’ exits PAR, but stronger typhoon nears

07/07/2015

All storm signals were lifted as Tropical Storm “Egay” (international name: Linfa) moved out the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Tuesday morning, the state weather bureau said. As of 8 a.m. Egay was spotted 320 kilometers…

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