Hundreds got stranded in piers, PCG says

October 19, 2010 10:38 am· Comments Off on Hundreds got stranded in piers, PCG says 

MANILA, Oct. 18 –The Philippine Coast Guard on Monday reported the stranding of hundreds of passengers in piers mostly in Luzon due to supertyphoon "Juan".

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Navy deploys assets for 'Juan'

October 19, 2010 10:38 am· Comments Off on Navy deploys assets for 'Juan' 

MANILA, Oct. 18 – The Philippine Navy’s Disaster Response and Rescue Teams (DRRT) have been dispatched to areas in Cagayan and Ilocos regions Monday afternoon as the alert level for “Juan” was raised to number 4.

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PCG dispatches disaster response teams to Northern Luzon

October 19, 2010 10:38 am· Comments Off on PCG dispatches disaster response teams to Northern Luzon 

MANILA, Oct. 18 — As typhoon “Juan” battered Northern Luzon, Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commandant, dispatched search and rescue and disaster response assets to Northern and Central Luzon areas.

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Extradition of Fil-Am arrested for gypping a Korean of 200,000 US dollars in Korea starts, NBI says

October 19, 2010 10:38 am· Comments Off on Extradition of Fil-Am arrested for gypping a Korean of 200,000 US dollars in Korea starts, NBI says 

MANILA, Oct. 18 —The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) announced on Monday the start of the extradition process of former Filipino-American staff member of the United States Embassy in Korea, earlier arrested for allegedly gypping a Korean 200,000 US dollars equivalent to P10 million in an operation in Pampanga.

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P-Noy closely monitoring typhoon Juan

October 19, 2010 10:38 am· Comments Off on P-Noy closely monitoring typhoon Juan 

MANILA, Oct. 18 — President Benigno S. Aquino III is hoping super typhoon Juan will not get any stronger to lessen possible damage to lives, infrastructure and agriculture while maintaining its exit path.

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16 flights stalled as typhoon rages

October 19, 2010 10:38 am· Comments Off on 16 flights stalled as typhoon rages 

By Mediatrix P. Cristobal

MANILA, Oct. 18 — More flights were canceled Monday night as typhoon "Juan" tracks down Central Luzon on its way to exit via La Union-Ilocos Sur area tonight.

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Work in gov't offices in Reg. 1, 2 and CAR suspended

October 19, 2010 10:38 am· Comments Off on Work in gov't offices in Reg. 1, 2 and CAR suspended 

MANILA, Oct. 18 — Malacanang suspended the work in government offices in region 1, 2 and Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR) for Tuesday due to damages wreaked by typhoon "Juan".

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Binay begins consultation with DFA, DOLE on OFWs

October 19, 2010 10:38 am· Comments Off on Binay begins consultation with DFA, DOLE on OFWs 

MANILA, Oct. 18 –Vice President Jejomar C. Binay will soon be consulting with the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Labor and Employment on matters concerning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), following his designation last week as Presidential Adviser on OFW Concerns.

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Malabon rescue units still on high alert

October 19, 2010 10:38 am· Comments Off on Malabon rescue units still on high alert 

MANILA, Oct. 19 – Despite being spared the worst of typhoon "Juan", the Malabon local government announced its rescue units are still in a high state alert and readiness for any eventualities that the heavy rains triggered by the storm may bring.

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Typhoon 'Juan' exits towards China Sea; storm signals lowered

October 19, 2010 10:38 am· Comments Off on Typhoon 'Juan' exits towards China Sea; storm signals lowered 

MANILA, Oct. 19 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has spotted typhoon "Juan" (MEGI) exiting through the China Sea moving in the general direction of China and all public warning signals are now lowered.

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