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…

LPA-induced rains to persist over Visayas, parts of Luzon and Mindanao

Beatrice Pinlac 05/31/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A low pressure area (LPA) near Southern Leyte will bring rains over the entire region of Visayas, and in some parts of Luzon and Mindanao, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration…

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…

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