Duterte to visit landslide-struck Benguet

/ 01:02 AM September 17, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Benguet after a landslide due to Typhoon “Ompong” (internationally known as “Mangkhut”) took the lives of at least 40 people on Sunday.

This statement was issued by Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Secretary Christopher “Bong” Go in a media briefing in Ilocos Norte.


“No’ng nalaman niya na maraming nasawi sa Benguet, pupunta kagad kami bukas. Lilipad kami ro’n, to check, condole with the families, to check the situation,” Go said. /atm



Inquirer calls for support for the victims of typhoon Ompong

Responding to appeals for help, the Philippine Daily Inquirer is extending its relief to victims of the recent typhoon Ompong.

Cash donations may be deposited in the Inquirer Foundation Corp. Banco De Oro (BDO) Current Account No: 007960018860 and Swift Code: BNORPHMM.

Inquiries may be addressed to Inquirer’s Corporate Affairs office through Connie Kalagayan at 897-4426, [email protected] and Bianca Kasilag-Macahilig at 897-8808 local 352, [email protected]

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