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Tropical depression forms west of Batanes

Project NOAH MTSAT image as of June 14, 2014, 3:01 PM

A tropical depression has been spotted west of the Batanes islands but it was not expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility, the state weather bureau said Saturday.

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Ester’ maintains strength; Signal No. 1 still up in Batanes

The PAGASA Cyclone Update SCREENGRAB from  noah.dost.gov.ph

Tropical Depression “Ester” maintained its strength as it slightly moved faster northeast away from the country, the state weather bureau said Tuesday afternoon.

Posted: June 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Batanes electric cooperative denies dealing with Napoles


A local electric cooperative tagged by Janet Lim-Napoles to the so-called pork barrel scam has denied having anything to do with the alleged misuse of public funds.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Napoles shames Batanes


Alleged pork barrel queen Janet Lim-Napoles has not only destroyed the reputation of Budget Secretary Butch Abad, she has also shamed the people of Batanes who are known for their impeccable honesty.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Abad demolishes Napoles’ contentions in affidavit

The Fundacion Pacita nestled atop rolling hills in Batanes.   MARIE JOYCE ELESTERIO

Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad on Wednesday maintained his stand that he never dealt with detained businesswoman and alleged pork barrel mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles.

Posted: May 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »