QC voters register for 2010 polls

October 31, 2009 11:42 pm· Comments Off on QC voters register for 2010 polls 

comelec-reg-final-3A big volume of Quezon City residents, particularly from Novaliches and other parts of the second district, troop to the local Commission on Elections (Comelec) offices Saturday (Oct. 31, 2009) to register for the May 2010 national and local polls. (PNA photos by Boy Antonio)
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PGMA inspects damaged houses in Lupang Arienda in Napindan, Taguig City

October 31, 2009 11:39 pm· Comments Off on PGMA inspects damaged houses in Lupang Arienda in Napindan, Taguig City 

pgma-taguig_brief-1President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo leads the inspection of the flood-damaged houses in Lupang Arienda in Napindan, Taguig City Saturday (Oct. 31, 2009). The houses were damaged by the floods caused by typhoon “Santi” that hit Metro Manila and parts of Southern Luzon. At right is Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap. (PNA/NIB photo by M.Pascua)
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PGMA visits Barangay Napindan in Taguig City

October 31, 2009 11:35 pm· Comments Off on PGMA visits Barangay Napindan in Taguig City 

pgma-taguig_briefPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is briefed by Cindy Bandola of the barangay police of Barangay Napindan, Taguig City following her inspection of the water level of the Napindan River (which is part of the Pasig River Channel) after strong winds and rains spawned by typhoon “Santi” hit Metro Manila Saturday (Oct. 31, 2009). Also in photo is Press Secretary Cerge Remonde (right). (PNA/NIB photo by M.Pascua)
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Fresh flowers for All Saints’ Day observance

October 31, 2009 11:32 pm· Comments Off on Fresh flowers for All Saints’ Day observance 

dangwa_flower-finalFlower vendors near the Dangwa Transportation Company terminal on Dimasalang St., Sampaloc, Manila sort out newly-arrived fresh flowers from Baguio, Benguet, Cebu and Mindanao in preparation for the traditional observance of All Saints’ Day on Sunday (Nov. 1, 2009). (PNA photos by Boy Antonio)
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Victory Liner management assures adequate bus trips for Northern Luzon

October 31, 2009 11:30 pm· Comments Off on Victory Liner management assures adequate bus trips for Northern Luzon 

victory-finalThe Victory Liner management has assured the riding public of adequate bus trips to accommodate passengers bound for Olongapo City, Bataan, Baguio City, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan and other Northern Luzon provinces for the observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day. (PNA photos by Boy Antonio)
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Early All Saints’ Day visitors at the Manila North Cemetery

October 31, 2009 11:29 pm· Comments Off on Early All Saints’ Day visitors at the Manila North Cemetery 

mla_north-final1Many people, including children, begin trooping to the Manila North Cemetery to visit the graves of their departed relatives as soon as typhoon “Santi” left the country Saturday (Oct. 31, 2009). The country observes All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day Nov. and 2. Lower photo shows vendors selling candles, flowers and other kinds of merchandise outside the cemetery. (PNA photos by Boy Antonio)
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Typhoon Santi inundates at least 50 villages in Laguna

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on Typhoon Santi inundates at least 50 villages in Laguna 

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Canlubang, Laguna –Waist-high floodwaters, triggered by heavy rains brought about by typhoon "Santi," inundated at least 50 villages in eight towns in Laguna early Saturday morning.

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Stranded passengers reach 7,647 as typhoon Santi makes a landfall

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on Stranded passengers reach 7,647 as typhoon Santi makes a landfall 

MANILA, Oct. 31 –The number of stranded sea travelers slightly increased to 7,647 as the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) suspended vessels from leaving and traveling to areas that have been placed by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) under Public Storm Warning Signal (PSWS) 2 and 3.

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NDCC deploys rescue teams to Metro Manila, 3 other regions

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on NDCC deploys rescue teams to Metro Manila, 3 other regions 

MANILA, Oct. 31 — The National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) deployed rescue teams and facilities from different defense and police agencies to Regions 3, 4-A, and 5 as well as Metro Manila as part of preparations for the expected onslaught of typhoon "Santi" between dawn of Saturday and Sunday.

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PGMA inspects water levels in Metro Manila

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on PGMA inspects water levels in Metro Manila 

MANILA, Oct. 31 — Even as cyclone "Santi" brought strong winds and some rains to Metro Manila this morning, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo made surprise visits to the Manggahan Floodway and Napindan Spillway to check their water levels.

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