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Summer starts this week but don’t call it that


Enjoy warm, sunny days ahead, as the weather bureau is poised to declare the official start of summer “most likely this week.”

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Light rain over Luzon, Visayas due to monsoon–Pagasa

MT Satellite image Feb. 27, 2014, 9:01 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Light rain is forecast in Luzon and Visayas due to the northeast monsoon affecting Luzon and Visayas, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Thursday.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cloudy skies with light rains seen in parts of Luzon – Pagasa

Mt\T Satellite image Feb. 24, 2014, 7:32 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Parts of Luzon will experience cloudy skies with light rains, the state weather bureau said on Monday.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Light rains forecast in Northen Luzon – Pagasa

MT Satellite image Feb. 10, 2014, 7:01 a.m. Screengrab from http://web.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

The northeast monsoon or “hanging amihan” will bring cloudy skies with isolated light rains over Northern Luzon, the state weather bureau said Monday.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Monsoon to bring cold winds–Pagasa

MT Satellite image December 29, 2013, 5:32 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

No storm is expected to blow into the country in the remaining days of December, but the surge of the northeast monsoon— cold winds from Siberia—poses a danger to fishing boats and small vessels off the coasts of Luzon, the weather bureau said Saturday.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Habagat’ death toll in Zambales, Bataan rises to 30

LONE SURVIVOR A dog sits on the rubble of the house of its master that was hit by a landslide in Barangay Wawandue in Subic, Zambales, on  Tuesday morning. Neighbors said the dog was the first to emerge from the rubble that was covered with mud as they tried to rescue the doomed family. GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

The death toll from landslides and floods induced by the “habagat” (southwest monsoon) in the provinces of Zambales and Bataan rose to 30 on Tuesday as rescue workers continued digging up bodies buried by mud and debris in the towns of Subic, Castillejos and San Marcelino in Zambales.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Olongapo stunned by record floods

OLONGAPO residents woke up Monday to the sight of a swelling river and rising floodwater that submerged and crippled the city. ROBERT GONZAGA

There is a first time for everything, it seems. In Olongapo, shock and fear intermingled with surprise as residents recounted the impact of monsoon rains that generated record-level flooding that engulfed the city on Monday.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Olongapo declares state of calamity


The city of Olongapo was placed under a state of calamity Monday due to floods triggered by incessant rains since Sunday evening.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Floods, landslides kill 20 in Zambales

Residents carry a girl on a rubber raft to safety in Olongapo City, north of Manila on September 23, 2013, after torrential monsoon rains pounded Luzon island, worsened by typhoon “Odette” (Usagi). AFP

At least 20 persons were killed in landslides and floods in Zambales Monday at the height of heavy rains spawned by the storm-enhanced southwest monsoon, reports said.

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Yellow rain alert up; parts of Metro flooded

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Several areas in Metro Manila were flooded Sunday due to torrential rains whipped up by south west monsoon as super typhoon “Odette” (international name Usagi) left the country.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

‘Odette’ almost stationary over Cagayan but storm signals lifted

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 5:32 p.m., 17 September 2013 http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph

Storm signals in areas affected by tropical storm Odette (international name Usagi) were lifted Tuesday even as it remained almost stationary over Cagayan.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rains loom in Palawan, Visayas due to ITCZ – Pagasa

MT Satellite image September 5, 2013, Thursday, 8:32 AM. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

An intertropical convergence zone affecting Palawan and Visayas will bring light to moderate rains in those areas, the state weather bureau said Thursday.

Posted: September 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Southwest monsoon to bring rains in Northern Luzon – Pagasa

MT Satellite image September 2, 2013, Monday, 8:32AM. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

A weak southwest monsoon is affecting extreme Northern Luzon and will bring light to moderate rains there, the state weather bureau said Monday.

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


  • Drilon denies involvement in pork scam
  • Complex health care system for California’s elderly and poor explained
  • Malang the croc must regain strength before return to swamp, says mayor
  • Palace: Lacson’s version of Napoles testimony to be evaluated
  • Scientists eye iceberg bigger than Guam
  • Sports

  • Pacquiao has to go through PBA Rookie draft
  • Guiao summoned by PBA for name-calling incident
  • Promoters Dela Hoya, Arum in talks for Pacquiao-Alvarez—report
  • Benzema guides Madrid to 1-0 win over Bayern
  • Suns’ Goran Dragic win NBA’s Most Improved Player award
  • Lifestyle

  • Gongs and southern dances star in a workshop at San Francisco Bayanihan Center
  • This woman ate what?
  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • Entertainment

  • Smithsonian wants photos, videos for ‘Day in the Life of Asian Pacific Americans’
  • What Garcia Marquez left behind
  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Business

  • Metro Pacific acquires stake in Victorias
  • How ‘one percent’ economic elite was uncovered
  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Technology

  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • Obama to visit Filipino soldiers in Fort Bonifacio
  • Fil-Am youth conferences unite under one theme
  • Embassy advisory: Filipinos still need visas to enter US
  • No travel restriction to Mideast, DFA clarifies
  • PH-HK relations repaired, but families of victims still being courted
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