Palace to respect U.S. travel warning

January 13, 2014 9:05 am· Comments Off on Palace to respect U.S. travel warning 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — Malacañang on Sunday said it will respect the latest travel warning of the United States discouraging Americans from going to parts of Mindanao, including Sulu.

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Palace reminds public servants: Observe due process

January 13, 2014 9:05 am· Comments Off on Palace reminds public servants: Observe due process 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — Malacañang on Sunday reminded public servants to observe due process in dealing with violators of the law, including rice smuggling.

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Flooding, landslides still threatening Mindanao, says PAGASA

January 13, 2014 9:05 am· Comments Off on Flooding, landslides still threatening Mindanao, says PAGASA 

MANILA, Jan. 12 -– The government’s weather agency continues warning about possible flooding and landslides in Mindanao from rains that are expected to continue for two to three hours there due to the low-pressure area (LPA) east of the island.

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4.5 million voter's IDs remain unclaimed –Comelec

January 13, 2014 9:05 am· Comments Off on 4.5 million voter's IDs remain unclaimed –Comelec 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — The Commission on Elections has reported that there are more that four million unclaimed voter's identification cards in Comelec offices nationwide.

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MMDA: TSS coupled with discipline needed to address traffic woes

January 13, 2014 9:05 am· Comments Off on MMDA: TSS coupled with discipline needed to address traffic woes 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said that its traffic signalized system (TSS) is not the sole solution in addressing the worsening traffic problems in the metropolis.

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9 killed in floods, landslides in Mindanao

January 13, 2014 9:05 am· Comments Off on 9 killed in floods, landslides in Mindanao 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Jan. 12 (PNA) — Floods and landslides caused by heavy rains killed nine people in Mindanao, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) announced on Sunday.

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Expect rough seas in most areas nationwide — PAGASA

January 13, 2014 9:05 am· Comments Off on Expect rough seas in most areas nationwide — PAGASA 

MANILA, Jan. 13 — The government weather agency continued its warning against sailing in areas of Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao, expecting rough to very rough seas with waves 3.4 meters to 5.0 m high from strong to gale force winds associated with the northeast monsoon.

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Moderate to heavy rains in Visayas, Mindanao — PAGASA

January 13, 2014 9:05 am· Comments Off on Moderate to heavy rains in Visayas, Mindanao — PAGASA 

MANILA, Jan. 13 — Government’s weather agency continued forecasting cloudiness and precipitation in the country within the next 24 hours ending 5 a.m. Tuesday (Jan. 14) and cautioned about possible flash floods and landslides in some areas as well as expected moderate to rough seas nationwide.

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Bad weather continues to ground domestic flights

January 13, 2014 9:05 am· Comments Off on Bad weather continues to ground domestic flights 

MANILA, Jan. 13 — At least two domestic flights were cancelled early Monday as inclement weather continues to prevail over the eastern portions of the country.

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Further flooding, landslides expected in Mindanao — PAGASA

January 13, 2014 9:05 am· Comments Off on Further flooding, landslides expected in Mindanao — PAGASA 

MANILA, Jan. 13 — The government weather agency warned about further possible flooding and landslides in several areas of Mindanao, expecting moderate to occasional heavy rains from a low-pressure area (LPA).

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