Weather forecast as of 5 a.m., Oct. 31

October 30, 2009 11:45 pm· Comments Off on Weather forecast as of 5 a.m., Oct. 31 

MANILA, Oct. 31 — Heavy downpour spawned by typhoon 'Santi' occurred in Metro Manila and surrounding places Friday night as it made landfall in Infanta, Quezon, the state weather bureau said.

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Silliman University MassCom Students train with Probe Media

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DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 31 — Eight junior and senior students of the College of Mass Communication (CMC) of Silliman University participated in the Regional Youth Media Summit-Visayas Leg on October 26-28 in Cebu City.

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Typhoon 'Santi' update: Hundreds of ferry boat passengers stranded in Batangas port; Lemery River overflows

October 30, 2009 11:45 pm· Comments Off on Typhoon 'Santi' update: Hundreds of ferry boat passengers stranded in Batangas port; Lemery River overflows 

BATANGAS CITY, Batangas, Oct. 31 -– Over 800 ferry boat passengers, mostly hometown-bound for the All Saints’ Day and All Souls' Day observance, were stranded here early Saturday due to the cancellation of trips going to Mindoro and Romblon provinces because of big waves caused by typhoon “Santi.”

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Sustainable peace tackled in 2009 DepEd Congress in Camiguin

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MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, Oct. 31 -– Sustainable Peace Through Education was among the highlights of the three-day 2009 Learning Congress held on Oct. 28-30 at the Mambajao Central School in Camiguin province.

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Twister hits Cavite town; destroys 50 houses

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TERNATE, Cavite -– More than 50 houses were destroyed and several people were injured when a strong twister swept through a village in this coastal town at the height of typhoon "Santi" (international codename: Mirinae) early Saturday.

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Car falls as bridge collapses in Batangas City; father and child missing

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BATANGAS CITY, Batangas -– A car fell on a river following the collpase of a bridge in Barangay Labac here on Saturday at the height of storm “Santi”.

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Oil spills into San Francisco Bay in U.S.

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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 31 — A fuel line on a tanker loading bunker oil from a barge ruptured early Friday morning, spilling a mile-long sheen of oil into the San Francisco Bay in the U.S. state of California, local media reported.

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Oil slumps on weak consumer spending data

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NEW YORK, Oct. 31 — Crude erased Thursday's gains and slumped more than three percent on Friday as government data showed U. S. consumer spending dropped for the first time since April.

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DA, PSE move towards agricultural commodity trading

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By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Oct. 31 — The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Friday sealed a partnership that will lay the foundation for a commodities trading platform in the country.

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A(H1N1) flu death toll rises over 5,700, says WHO

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GENEVA, Oct. 31 — At least 5,712 people worldwide have been killed by the A(H1N1) influenza, an increase of more than 700 in a week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a latest update on Friday.

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