DOT promotes Mindanao as key tourist destination with colorful new brand

05/26/2022

The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Monday (May 2) launched the Colors of Mindanao campaign as it positions the Philippines’ second largest group of islands that is home to a great many and diverse cultures, landscapes, and…

LPA spotted off Mindanao — Pagasa

John Eric Mendoza 04/30/2022

MANILA, Philippines—The low pressure area (LPA) being monitored east of Mindanao may enter the country’s Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) “within 24 hours,” the state weather bureau reported on Saturday. The said LPA was spotted 1,110 kilometers…

Drugs confiscated in Cebu City from Sulu?

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police continue to investigate reports they received that the source of ‘shabu’ from major drug hauls in the city over the weekend was from Sulu in Mindanao. Police Lieutenant Colonel Maria…

VDM Sports Charity Ride pedals off on Good Friday

Glendale G. Rosal 04/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s all systems go for year two of the VDM Sports Charity Ride on Good Friday, April 15, 2022, which starts at the Cebu Grand Hotel and traverses around South Cebu. The organizer,…

Agaton kills 25, leaves 8 missing in Visayas, Mindanao

Joey Gabieta 04/12/2022

From a tropical storm, Agaton (international name: Megi) has weakened into a tropical depression, but not before heavy rains pounded parts of the Visayas and Mindanao, leaving at least 25 people dead and eight missing. On Monday,…

Rain expected in Visayas, Mindanao due to LPA; Hot, humid in Luzon – Pagasa

Zacarian Sarao 03/27/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The low pressure area (LPA) off Davao City will continue to bring to Palawan, the Visayas and Mindanao on Sunday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). As of 10 a.m…

Hot, humid Monday with afternoon rain, says Pagasa

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 03/20/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Monday will be hot and humid, with short-lived rain in the afternoon and evening, said  the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). “Sa buong bahagi ng Luzon inaasahan pa rin natin na…

LPA brings rain to Bicol, Visayas and Mindanao — Pagasa

John Eric Mendoza 01/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The entire Bicol region, Visayas and Mindanao will experience rainy weather on Tuesday due to the low pressure area (LPA) that has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility, the state weather bureau reported. The…

LPA off Mindanao enters PAR, rain expected in several parts of Visayas, Mindanao — Pagasa

Daniza Fernandez 01/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The low pressure area (LPA) off Mindanao entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) early Sunday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported. “Yun pong binabantayan natin na low pressure area ay pumasok…

‘Odette’ cuts deadly swathe across Visayas-Mindanao

Dexter Cabalza 12/18/2021

The most powerful typhoon to hit the country this year left at least 19 people dead and many areas in Mindanao and the Visayas under muddy floodwaters on Friday, but officials were grateful that early preparations had…

2 LPAs won’t intensify into typhoons but will bring rain to most parts of PH

Angelica Yang 11/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Two low pressure areas (LPAs) being monitored by the state weather bureau are not expected to intensify into typhoons, but will likely affect weather conditions in Palawan and most parts of Luzon. In a…

Red tide still detected in parts of Bohol, Leyte, other areas in Visayas, Mindanao

Zacarian Sarao 11/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said red tide toxins remain detected in shellfish harvested in some areas of Bohol, Leyte, and a few other provinces in Visayas and Mindanao, warning against…

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