LPA enters PAR, to likely strengthen into tropical depression in coming days – Pagasa

Jean Mangaluz - @inquirerdotnet 12/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A low-pressure area (LPA) entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Thursday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). Based on Pagasa’s 4 p.m. weather advisory, the LPA was…

Pagasa: 6 areas to experience overcast weather with rain due to LPA, ITCZ

Jean Mangaluz - @inquirerdotnet 11/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The combined effects of the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) and the low pressure area (LPA) will cause overcast weather and rain in six areas in the country on Friday, said the state weather bureau.…

Sirius Star Pilipinas ends 4th PH tour: Cheers from crowd buoy American ballers

Glendale G. Rosal 10/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sirius Star Pilipinas comprised of American ballers has successfully capped off their “Fourth Philippine Tour” which ran from Sept. 23, 2022 to Oct. 3, 2022 around Visayas and Mindanao.  The team headed…

Namnadol to enter PAR by Thursday night or Friday morning; may turn into a typhoon 

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 09/15/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Severe Tropical Storm Namnadol is seen to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) by Thursday night and may strengthen into a typhoon, the state weather bureau said. According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical…

Pagasa: Fair Thursday weather in most parts of PH even as ‘Inday’ enters PAR

Jean Mangaluz - @inquirerdotnet 09/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Fair weather will prevail in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon and the Visayas on Thursday, despite the entry of Tropical Storm Inday into the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR), according to the…

NDRRMC: Nationwide earthquake drill set on September 8

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 08/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill is set to be held on September 8 as part of the country’s efforts to be prepared against natural disasters, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)…

Rainy Monday in parts of PH due to ‘habagat’ – Pagasa

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 08/14/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Rain and overcast skies will prevail over several parts of the country on Monday due to the southwest monsoon, locally known as the “habagat,” the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.…

Poverty seen from below

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 08/13/2022

The scale of poverty as seen from below, by the people, is very much larger than as seen from above, by the bureaucracy. Nearly half of household heads in the nation rate their families as Mahirap (Poor),…

PH tarsier spotted in Tacloban for 1st time

Joey Gabieta @joeygabietaINQ - @inquirerdotnet 08/12/2022

TACLOBAN CITY—The Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (DNSM) of the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC) has confirmed the presence of the Philippine tarsier in the forests of this city. In a social media…

Palarong Pambansa VisMin Cup hopes to mine future boxing superstars

Glendale G. Rosal 07/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Palarong Pambansa VisMin Boxing Cup opened on Tuesday at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) with the hopes of discovering the country’s next boxing superstars. A total of 80 boxers from eight…

Fire hits ammo, arms storage building in Camp Evangelista in CDO

Alexander Magno 07/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A fire, apparently triggering a series of explosions, hit Camp Evangelista in Barangay Patag in Cagayan de Oro shortly before midnight on Monday, according to a report by DXCC, the local AM radio station…

Cebu City primed to host Palarong Pambansa — top DepEd official

Glendale G. Rosal 07/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is on the right track to hosting the Palarong Pambansa in the coming years, Department of Education (DepEd) Palarong Pambansa Secretariat Joel Erestain said. This is as Erestain and the DepEd…

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