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Metro Manila still swamped by floods

Metro Manila still swamped by floods

MANILA, 20Aug2013 (PNA) – Due to continuing heavy rains brought by southwest monsoon enhanced by tropical storm “Maring” that pounded Metro Manila, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday…

Audit report drumbeats calls to abolish pork, P6.2 billion lost to corruption

Audit report drumbeats calls to abolish pork, P6.2 billion lost to corruption

LEGAZPI CITY, 19Aug2013 – The Commission on Audit findings that some P6.2 billion in Priority Development Assistance funds may have been lost to corruption from 2007-2009 strengthens the calls to…

Death in Cebu ferry sinking climbs to 40 as another body recovered

MANILA, 19Aug2013 (PNA) – The death toll in the sinking of the M/V St. Thomas Aquinas 1 has climbed to 40 with the retrieval of another body early Monday. A…

Storm-enhanced ‘habagat’ to drive rough Luzon seas – PAGASA

MANILA, 19Aug2013 (PNA) – State weathermen warned fishing boats and other small seacraft against sailing in Luzon seaboards, expecting rough to very rough seas there from strong winds associated with…

Malacañang suspends gov’t work in NCR, classes in all levels in 13 areas

Malacañang suspends gov’t work in NCR, classes in all levels in 13 areas

MANILA, 19Aug2013 (PNA) – Malacanang ordered Monday the suspension of work in government offices in Metro Manila and the suspension of classes in all levels in 13 areas due to…

Death toll in Cebu sea mishap reaches 38

MANILA, 19Aug2013 (PNA) – The death toll in the sinking of the M/V St. Thomas Aquinas 1 reached 38 Sunday. Earlier, technical divers from the Navy and Coast Guard had…

PAGASA issues red rainfall warning over Luzon including NCR

By Chistopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, 191Aug2013 – The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Monday morning issued another advisory of heavy to torrential rainfall in the…

Body count in Cebu sea mishap climbs to 31 – PCG

MANILA, 18Aug2013 (PNA) – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Saturday said that the total number of bodies recovered in the Cebu sea mishap has reached 31 as of 3:30…

Marina suspends all ships of 2GO and Sulpicio Lines

MANILA, 17Aug2013 (PNA) – Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) administrator Maximo Mejia Jr. on Saturday ordered the immediate suspension of all ships belonging to Sulpicio Lines and 2GO Shipping so they…

Youth solon wants ‘rigorous probe’ of Cebu sea mishap

Youth solon wants ‘rigorous probe’ of Cebu sea mishap

Ridon asks MARINA: Why are we allowing 40-year old ships to ply our seas? MANILA, 17Aug2013 – Appalled with the tragic sea mishap in Cebu involving passenger ship MV St.…