Weather: LPA enhances northeast monsoon, brings rains — PAGASA

December 9, 2011 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Weather: LPA enhances northeast monsoon, brings rains — PAGASA 

MANILA, Dec. 9 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Friday the Low Pressure Area (LPA) west of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan enhances the northeast monsoon ("amihan"), causing rains over Northern and Central Luzon, the Visayas and Palawan.

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GMA moved to VMMC in QC from St. Luke's Medical Center

December 9, 2011 11:37 pm· Comments Off on GMA moved to VMMC in QC from St. Luke's Medical Center 

MANILA, Dec. 9 – Former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was transported on a rainy Friday afternoon to the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) in Quezon City from the St. Luke’s Medical Center (SLMC) in Taguig City.

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(Metro News) Makati extends tax amnesty for West Tower residents up to Dec. 31

December 9, 2011 11:37 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Makati extends tax amnesty for West Tower residents up to Dec. 31 

MANILA, Dec. 9 — The city government of Makati has extended the amnesty period in the payment of business and real estate taxes by residents of West Tower Condominium, who were affected by the July 2010 gas pipe leak, until Dec. 31, 2011.

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Gov't ready for La Nina phenomenon

December 9, 2011 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Gov't ready for La Nina phenomenon 

MANILA, Dec. 9 — Concerned government agencies and local government units (LGUs) are ready to implement contingency measures in the wake of the La Niña phenomenon, a Malacanang official said on Friday.

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Australia advises nationals in PHL to avoid travel to Mindanao

December 9, 2011 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Australia advises nationals in PHL to avoid travel to Mindanao 

By Faye P. Velasco

MANILA, Dec. 9– The Australian government has issued a travel advisory to its nationals in the Philippines to avoid any travel to some parts of Mindanao following the kidnapping of a 53-year-old Australian in Zamboanga Sibugay.

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DepEd suspends afternoon classes from preschool to high school in Metro Manila due to bad weather

December 9, 2011 11:37 pm· Comments Off on DepEd suspends afternoon classes from preschool to high school in Metro Manila due to bad weather 

MANILA, Dec 9 — The Department of Education (DepEd) announced the cancellation of classes from preschool to high school in Metro Manila Friday afternoon due to bad weather which affected the metropolis since this morning.

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Anti-riot cops, soldiers on standby at VMMC vs. pro, anti CGMA protesters

December 9, 2011 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Anti-riot cops, soldiers on standby at VMMC vs. pro, anti CGMA protesters 

MANILA, Dec. 9 – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Friday it has deployed three Civil Disturbance Management (CDM) at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) to ensure crowd control during the confinement of former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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Robredo says VMMC security preparations very satisfactory

December 9, 2011 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Robredo says VMMC security preparations very satisfactory 

MANILA, Dec. 9 – Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo said Friday he is very satisfied with the security preparations at Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) in Quezon City where former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is now confined.

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GMA undergoes routine medical checkup at VMMC

December 9, 2011 11:37 pm· Comments Off on GMA undergoes routine medical checkup at VMMC 

MANILA, Dec. 9 – Former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo underwent a routine medical checkup upon arrival at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) in Quezon City Friday afternoon from the St. Luke's Medical Center in Taguig City.

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AFP ready for change of command on Monday

December 9, 2011 11:37 pm· Comments Off on AFP ready for change of command on Monday 

MANILA, Dec. 9 – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Friday it is all set for the change of command on Monday morning.

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