Three foreign vessels run aground due to strong winds, huge waves brought by "Santi"

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on Three foreign vessels run aground due to strong winds, huge waves brought by "Santi" 

MANILA, Oct. 30 –Strong winds and huge waves brought by typhoon “Santi” caused three foreign cargo ships to run aground in Manila Bay on Saturday morning, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.

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(Update) PCG lifts travel ban at 3 p.m.

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on (Update) PCG lifts travel ban at 3 p.m. 

MANILA, Oct. 31 –The stranded 7,647 passengers were finally given go signal to leave the different ports to travel via sea after the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) downgraded the typhoon signals on Saturday afternoon, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.

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Gordon commends Red Cross volunteers for rescuing lady from collapsed bridge in Batangas

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on Gordon commends Red Cross volunteers for rescuing lady from collapsed bridge in Batangas 

MANILA, Oct. 31 – Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) Chairman Senator Richard Gordon commended the staff and volunteers of PNRC-Batangas Chapter for rescuing a health worker, who fell into a river shortly after a bridge she was crossing collapsed at the height of typhoon "Santi" early Saturday morning in Batangas City.

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(METRO NEWS) San Juan City enforces traffic rerouting for All Saints Day

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on (METRO NEWS) San Juan City enforces traffic rerouting for All Saints Day 

MANILA, Oct. 31 –-The city government of San Juan will implement a traffic rerouting program effective Saturday and Sunday in a bid to ease the expected traffic jams as people flock to the cemeteries to visit their dearly departed.

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Flashfloods hit low-lying areas in Muntinlupa City

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on Flashfloods hit low-lying areas in Muntinlupa City 

MANILA, Oct. 31 – Flashfloods hit low-lying areas of Muntinlupa City on Saturday after Typhoon “Santi” swept through the area and other parts of Metro Manila.

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Sinnott appears on video, says captors seeking US$ 2-M in ransom

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on Sinnott appears on video, says captors seeking US$ 2-M in ransom 

MANILA, Oct. 31 -The group holding Irish priest Michael Sinnott captive in Mindanao has asked for US$ 2- million ransom in exchange for his safe release.

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30,000 tons capacity NFA warehouse set to rise in Dinagat Islands province

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on 30,000 tons capacity NFA warehouse set to rise in Dinagat Islands province 

SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands Province, Oct. 31 – A 30,000 tons capacity warehouse of the National Food Authority (NFA) is set to rise in this new Dinagat Islands province in Northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region).

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P87.37-M MinSSAD, JICA infra projects benefit people in Dinagat Islands Province

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on P87.37-M MinSSAD, JICA infra projects benefit people in Dinagat Islands Province 

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SAN JOSE, Dinagat Islands Province, Oct. 31 — The P87.37-million infrastructure projects of the Mindanao Sustainable Settlement Area Development (MinSSAD) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have contributed a lot to the development and economic progress of this island province.

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All Saints', All Souls' Day security measures in place in Zambo

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on All Saints', All Souls' Day security measures in place in Zambo 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 31 — Security measures for the observance of All Saints' and All Souls' Day in this southern city are in place, officials said on Saturday.

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Most wanted criminal killed in Sorsogon

October 31, 2009 11:34 am· Comments Off on Most wanted criminal killed in Sorsogon 

LEGAZPI CITY,Oct 31 -Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and elements of the Philippine Navy killed on Friday one of the country's most wanted criminals at his safehouse in a remote coastal village in Matnog,Sorsogon.

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