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Pablo’s death toll mark hits 418 – NDRRMC

Pablo’s death toll mark hits 418 – NDRRMC

MANILA (7-Dec-2012/PNA) – The death toll due to typhoon “Pablo” has risen to 418, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Friday morning. In its update,…

Death toll in Davao Oriental rises to 143

Death toll in Davao Oriental rises to 143

MATI CITY, Davao Oriental (5-Dec-2012/PNA) – The death toll in Davao Region rose to 143 as more casualties were recorded in New Bataan,Compostela Valley. The Social Welfare and Development (SWAD)reported…

27 killed, 3 others hurt as ‘Pablo’ lashes Central, Southern PHL

27 killed, 3 others hurt as ‘Pablo’ lashes Central, Southern PHL

By Gloria H. Grejalde MANILA (4-Dec-2012/PNA) – Packed with strong winds, heavy rains and thunderstorms, typhoon “Pablo” lashed Davao Region, Caraga Region and some parts of Visayas, killing at least…

Pablo’s storm surges hit Catanduanes

Pablo’s storm surges hit Catanduanes

LEGAZPI CITY (4-Dec-2012/PNA) – Storm surges as high as six meters hit the shorelines of Catanduanes on Tuesday and prevented passenger vessels to dock in the two ports of the…

Board Member Perete to invite DepEd Sorsogon coop officials on financial woes

Board Member Perete to invite DepEd Sorsogon coop officials on financial woes

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY (BicolToday.com/3-Dec-2012)- This time, investors of the Sorsogon Public School Teachers and Employees Cooperative Inc.(SPSTEC, Inc.) finds an ally in 3- termer Board Member…

Super typhoon ‘Pablo’ enters PHL

Super typhoon ‘Pablo’ enters PHL

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA (2-Dec-2012/PNA) – Typhoon “Pablo” (international name: Bopha) entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Sunday evening, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and…

Typhoon ‘Bopha’ to enter PHL Sunday evening – Pagasa

Typhoon ‘Bopha’ to enter PHL Sunday evening – Pagasa

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA (2-Dec-2012/PNA) – Typhoon “Bopha” (international name) is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Sunday evening, according to the Philippine Atmospheric,…

7.1% GDP growth affirms economy’s jobless growth

7.1% GDP growth affirms economy’s jobless growth

MANILA (30-Nov-2012) – The third quarter GDP growth was hailed as the fastest in Southeast Asia, but this happened while the Philippines registered the worst unemployment in the region. According…

Bicol placed on heightened alert for Korean space shuttle launch

Bicol placed on heightened alert for Korean space shuttle launch

LEGAZPI CITY (27-Nov-2012/PNA) – The Bicol Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) on Tuesday heightened its alert status in view of the 3rd launching of the Korea Space…

Unknown Bicol pugilist carving a niche in Japan sports

Unknown Bicol pugilist carving a niche in Japan sports

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY (BicolToday.com/27-Nov-2012) – Bicol pugilist “a la Manny Pacquiao” is carving a niche in the world of sports, not for the Philippines but for Japan…