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Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 01/28/2023

As 2022 closed, after three pandemic years, the people getting better off have finally outnumbered those getting worse off. In the SWS December 2022 survey, there were 34 percent of Filipino adults saying their quality of life…

The perennial problem of hunger

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 01/21/2023

In 2022, 12 percent of Filipino families experienced hunger at least once in the previous three months (“Fourth Quarter 2022 Social Weather Survey: Hunger moves from 11.3% to 11.8%,” www.sws.org.ph, 10/19/2023). The December 2022 round was SWS’…

Pagasa: Continuous rainfall may cause flood, landslide in most parts of Visayas

Jean Mangaluz - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ 01/13/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The state weather bureau on Friday warned of possible flooding and landslide due to continuous rains in Samar provinces and several other areas, caused by a low pressure area (LPA). According to the Philippine…

Pagasa: Wet weekend in Visayas, Mindanao, parts of Luzon due to LPA, ‘amihan’

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 01/07/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The trough or extension  of a low -pressure area (LPA) and the shear line will trigger rainfall in the entire Visayas and Mindanao, as well as Palawan province on Saturday, according to the state…

Pagasa: Rain expected in parts of Visayas, Mindanao as LPA nears

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 01/01/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The trough or extension of a low-pressure area (LPA) southeast of the country and outside the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) will bring rain to  bring rains to parts of the Visayas and Mindanao,.…

Pagasa says rain likely this weekend due to LPA that may turn into storm

Jean Mangaluz - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ 12/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila and several other regions across the country were forecast to experience rain this weekend due to a low-pressure area (LPA) east of Mindanao which may develop into a storm in 24 to…

NPA rebels in Visayas continue to weaken, says Army official

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — NPA rebels in the Visayas continue to weaken in the face of unrelenting operations by government troops in the region. Major General Benedict Arevalo, the acting commander of the Visayas Command (VisCom), confirmed…

LPA off GenSan to dissipate within 48 hours — Pagasa

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 11/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The low-pressure area or LPA off General Santos City may dissipate within 48 hours, the state weather bureau said on Saturday. The low-pressure area was located 190 kilometers east of General Santos City and…

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.…

Prolonged hunger in NCR

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 11/05/2022

What strikes me most about the new Social Weather Stations hunger survey is that the richest area of the country, the National Capital Region (NCR), is again the one with the highest proportion of hungry households. All…

4 wanted persons nabbed in the Visayas

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of four wanted persons were nabbed in the Visayas from October 1 to 20, 2022. Aside from this, three loose firearms were also surrendered to the offices of the Anti-Kidnapping Group…

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…

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