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MAYOR BAUTISTA SALUTES QC DISASTER TEAM

September 17, 2018 - 4:21 PM

QUEZON CITY – Mayor Herbert Bautista lauded workers of the city’s disaster risk reduction and management council for its proactive approach in preparation for the landfall of Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut), Manila Standard reported. “I congratulate you for all your efforts in helping make our city resilient. Our early warning, preemptive evacuation and pre-positioning […]

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MARIKINA MAYOR SUPPORTS DANGAL NG BAYAN SEMI-FINALIST

September 17, 2018 - 4:13 PM

MARIKINA CITY – Mayor Marcelino Teodoro has expressed his support for Marikina City Hall employee Gelson Rili, one of the 17 semi-finalists for the Dangal ng Bayan Award this year. Rili, who won the “Model Employee” award of the Marikina City Hall in 2017 in the non-supervisory category, was nominated for the said award in […]

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HOUSE URGES LGUs TO PLANT BAMBOO, SEPT TO BE DECLARED AS PHILIPPINE...

September 17, 2018 - 4:09 PM

The House of Representatives this week adopted House Resolution 1908, proclaiming the month of September of every year as Philippine Bamboo Month, which shall be celebrated by encouraging all government agencies, including local government units (LGUs) to plant bamboo trees in suitable locations nationwide. The resolution, principally authored by Rep. Deogracias Victor Savellano (1st District, […]

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‘OMPONG’ HEADS FOR ILOCOS NORTE, SLIGHTLY WEAKENS

September 15, 2018 - 4:10 PM

MANILA — Typhoon Ompong has slightly weakened as it heads for Ilocos Norte on Saturday morning, said the weather bureau. “Ompong” was last eyed in the vicinity of Kabugao, Apayao, with maximum sustained winds of 185 km. per hour (kph) near the center, and gustiness of up to 305 kph, and moving west at 30 kph, […]

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1K FAMILIES EVACUATE IN NUEVA ECIJA DUE TO TYPHOON

September 15, 2018 - 4:15 PM

Caption: Members of the Cabanatuan City Police Station assist in the distribution of relief goods to evacuees affected by Typhoon Ompong on Saturday (September 15, 2018). (Photo by Marilyn Galang) CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija — At least 1,067 families are in different evacuation centers as Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 2 remained hoisted over this province. Dr. […]

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Pila ng NFA Rice mahaba padin

September 17, 2018 - 3:41 PM

Mahaba pa rin ang pila sa mga tindahan ng NFA rice sa Commonwealth Market Quezon City.

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PCG: 4.5K STRANDED IN PORTS NATIONWIDE DUE TO ‘OMPONG’

September 15, 2018 - 12:29 PM

MANILA — More than 4,500 passengers were stranded in ports across the country Friday due to inclement weather brought about by Typhoon Ompong. In its advisory, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said as of 12 noon, a total of 4,556 passengers, 611 rolling cargoes, 61 motor bancas, and 55 vessels were stranded in Metro Manila, Southern Tagalog, […]

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‘OMPONG’ FLOODS PARTS OF METRO MANILA

September 15, 2018 - 12:38 PM

MANILA — Flooding was reported in parts of Metro Manila early Saturday due to heavy rains caused by Typhoon Ompong. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said in an advisory that the following areas were flooded: Roxas Blvd. from the US Embassy to Pedro Gil — gutter deep; Roxas Blvd – Quirino Ave. to UN Ave. (northbound […]

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CEB CANCELS HK, MACAU FLIGHTS DUE TO TYPHOON

September 15, 2018 - 12:26 PM

MANILA — Local carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) on Friday announced the cancellation of flights to and from Hong Kong and Macau scheduled on September 16-17. “The cancellations are due to Typhoon Ompong, which was forecast to head to Hong Kong this weekend,” CEB spokesperson Charo Lagamon told the Philippine News Agency (PNA). The cancelled flights on […]

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INT’L, DOMESTIC FLIGHTS CANCELLED, RESCHEDULED DUE TO ‘OMPONG’

September 15, 2018 - 12:35 PM

MANILA — Several international and domestic flights were cancelled on Friday due to Typhoon Ompong, the Manila International Airport Authority said.   As of 3 p.m., the following flights were cancelled: Xiamen Airlines (MF) 819/820 Xiamen-Manila-Xiamen MF 8667 Xiamen-Manila MF 818 Manila-Jinjang Philippine Airlines (PR) 346 Manila-Pudong PR 312 Manila-Hong Kong SkyJet (M8) 816/817 Manila-Basco-Manila M8 […]

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CUSI: ENERGY FAMILY WORKING 24/7, MONITORING ‘OMPONG’

September 15, 2018 - 12:23 PM

MANILA – Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi on Friday assured the public that the energy family is on top of the situation amid the anticipated onslaught of Typhoon Ompong to ensure safe and secure energy. “The entire energy family is closely monitoring Typhoon Ompong. The men and women of the National Grid Corp. […]

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FLIGHTS TO KOREA, CHINA CANCELLED

September 15, 2018 - 12:22 PM

MANILA — Airlines flying between Manila and China, and Manila-Incheon have also cancelled their scheduled flights as of Friday evening, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said. These flights were: Air China (CA) 179 Beijing-Manila;  China Southern (CZ) 3077 Guangzhou-Manila; and Jeju Air (7C) 2305/2306 Incheon-Manila-Incheon The total number of cancelled domestic and international flights reached […]

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POSADAS: ‘OMPONG’ AFFECTS 4.2M PEOPLE, NOT 5.2M

September 15, 2018 - 12:25 PM

MANILA — National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) spokesperson Edgar Posadas said Friday the number of individuals affected by the weather disturbance is 4.2 million, not 5.2 million as earlier reported. The change in the statistics in its 6 p.m. update on Typhoon Ompong was attributed to the changing tracks of the typhoon, Posadas […]

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DOTr ON FULL ALERT DUE TO TYPHOON ‘OMPONG’

September 15, 2018 - 12:21 PM

Caption: DOTr Sec. Arthur Tugade, Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) Commander Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat and Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) Asec. Nicanor Faeldon receive the latest regional situation from OCD Regional Director Dante Balao at the Cagayan Valley RDRRM Operations Center in preparation for the landfall of Typhoon “Ompong” MANILA —- The Department of […]

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DAVAO REGIONAL POLICE CHIEF ORDERS UNITS TO PREPARE FOR TYPHOON

September 15, 2018 - 12:17 PM

DAVAO CITY – The chief of the Police Regional Office 11 (Davao) has directed all police offices and units to stay on alert and activate police preparedness and response plan for the possible effects of Typhoon Ompong that may also bring heavy rains to the region. Police Chief Supt. Marcelo Morales said PRO-11 has activated its […]

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UAAP, UCSAA POSTPONE GAMES

September 15, 2018 - 12:15 PM

MANILA — The University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) and the Universities, Colleges, Schools Athletic Association (UCSAA) have decided to postpone their scheduled games for Saturday due to Typhoon Ompong. “After due consultation and considering what appears to be a severe weather disturbance, the UAAP deems it best for everyone’s interests to cancel the basketball […]

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