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Oil firms, gov’t assure stable fuel supply during disasters

NEW SKYLINE. The Makati skyline may be in for new transformations under a draft, 10-year land use plan. The city government is inviting homeowners, businessmen, NGOs and other sectors to examine the plan in a hearing next week. EDWIN BACASMAS

Oil companies have partnered with state corporations to ensure a stable supply of fuel in Metro Manila in the event of disasters.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Albay, Ligao, Tabaco cancel sem break to hold make-up classes after Mayon unrest

STUDENTS of Camalig North Central School in Camalig town, Albay province, attend classes outdoors while their classrooms serve as temporary homes for families evacuated from danger zones around Mayon Volcano. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON FILE PHOTO

Three school divisions in the Bicol region have declared no semestral breaks in elementary and secondary schools to make up for the disruption of classes caused by Mayon Volcano’s state of unrest.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mayon eruption imminent, says Phivolcs

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After weeks of lull, lava is again flowing out of Mayon, the country’s most active volcano, raising fears an eruption could be imminent, the government volcanology agency said Sunday.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Mario’ leaves 1 dead, P70 M in damage in Ilocos Norte; 2 missing in Zambales

Fallen Trees in Ilocos Norte due to strong winds as tropical storm "Mario" slammed the entire province on Saturday.

Photo Credit: Joemar Tolentino

Residents of Ilocos Norte province endured more than 16 hours of intense rain and heavy gusts accompanying Tropical Storm “Mario” from Friday to Saturday, but the province recorded only one storm-related fatality.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

P20M in relief goods given to families displaced by storm Mario

Residents continue to be housed in evacuation centers Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Marikina city east of Manila, Philippines. AP

The Department of Social Welfare and Development has distributed P20 million in relief assistance to areas hit by tropical storm Mario.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »