Unrequited love

Antonio T. Carpio - @inquirerdotnet 03/25/2021

In April 2018, President Duterte declared, “I just simply love Xi Jinping.” President Duterte made this declaration in a press conference in Davao City just before he left for China to attend the Boao Forum for Asia.…

304 passengers stranded after suspension of sea trips in Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Coast Guard District in Central Visayas said 304 passengers were stranded in Cebu while 67 others are stuck in Negros Oriental as of February 20, 2021, due to Tropical Storm Auring. Other…

Pag-asa: ‘Ridge of high-pressure area’ to bring ‘good weather condition’ in PH

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 04/15/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A generally fair weather will likely prevail on Thursday over most parts of the country due to the “ridge of a high-pressure area” east of Luzon, the state weather bureau said. According to the forecast…

LPA outside PAR expected to develop into storm – Pagasa

Neil Arwin Mercado - Inquirer.net 09/09/2019

MANILA, Philippines — A low-pressure area (LPA) is expected to develop into a storm before entering the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Wednesday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Monday. The LPA…

‘Falcon’ intensifies into storm; signal warnings up – Pagasa

07/16/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Storm Signal No. 2 has been raised over the northeastern portion of Cagayan, including Babuyan Group of Islands, as “Falcon” intensified into a tropical storm Tuesday afternoon. Now with international name “Danas,” a Filipino…

OVP brings search for best ‘Istorya ng Pag-asa’ to Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Office of the Vice President (OVP) is calling on Cebuano film enthusiasts to send their entries for the second run of Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Festival (INPFF). Vice President Leni Robredo visited Cebu on…

ITCZ to bring rains in Cebu and Visayas

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/18/2018

BE ready with your umbrellas and raincoats. This was the advice issued yesterday by the weather state bureau to the public as an Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) hovering over the Visayas and parts of Mindanao is expected…

Thunderstorm over Guinhulngan City, Negros Oriental

Elizah Dela Rosa 11/21/2017

  A thunderstorm advisory was issued over Guinhulngan City and nearby areas in Negros Oriental by the state weather bureau Pagasa Tuesday afternoon. Pagasa’s daily forecast said moderate to heavy rains with lightning and strong winds will…

Gale warning issued over Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/24/2017

A gale warning was issued by the weather bureau for eastern coast of Cebu, Bohol and Siquijor on Tuesday morning. Vhan Singson, weather specialist of Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) Mactan said that sea…

Vessels now allowed to sail

Izobelle T. Pulgo 10/17/2016

Most of the vessels whose trips were cancelled due to typhoon Karen were allowed to sail yesterday, according to PO3 George Monel of the Philippine Coast Guard-Visayas. One of the vessels, Manila-bound passenger vessel MV Pope John…

Rains expected in Cebu this week as typhoon ‘Ferdie’ enters PH

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Morexette Erram 09/11/2016

THE public are encouraged to prepare their rain gear and umbrellas as the weather bureau forecasts cloudy weather this week. Meo Aguirre, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration Visayas (Pag-asa Visayas) weather specialist, said yesterday that…

MCWD gets more water

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/22/2016

TO cushion the effects of continued low water supply, the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) plans to get additional water from private suppliers starting next month, but it will also mean slightly higher water cost for the…

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