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Rains expected across PH ?Pagasa

MANILA, Philippines ? Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao will experience rains as a low pressure area and the northeast monsoon continue to affect the country, the Philippine… Read More

DoLE stops retirements at PAL

MANILA, Philippines?Saying it should not ‘exacerbate’ the labor row at the country’s flag carrier, the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) has ordered the management of Philippine Airlines (PAL) to stop retiring senior flight attendants who turn 55 years old. In a letter dated Jan. 28, Labor Undersecretary Hans Cacdac told PAL and the Flight Attendants and Stewards Association of the Philippines… Read More

PH economy grows at fastest pace in 24 yrs

MANILA, Philippines?The Philippine economy grew at its fastest pace last year since the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution, expanding 7.3 percent due to strong domestic demand fueled by the billions of dollars overseas Filipino workers sent home. Government data showed gross domestic product (GDP)?the total value of goods and services produced in the country?rose a seasonally adjusted 3.0 percent in the final quarter of 2010, more than double market expectations and a turnaround of a third-quarter contraction. The National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) said the strong performance of the Philippine economy?coming off growth of just 0.9 percent in 2009?was achieved on the back of the… Read More

Mactan airport upgrade among Aquino infrastructure priorities

CEBU CITY, Philippines?President Aquino on Wednesday assured the business sector in the Visayas that infrastructure projects would be among his administration’s top priority under the private-public partnership program. Read More

Rains in Visayas, Mindanao, cloudy in Metro Manila

MANILA, Philippines?The inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ) is set to bring rains to Visayas and Mindanao, as well as cloudy skies to Metro Manila, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and… Read More

4 dead, 38 hurt in Cagayan road accident

MANILA, Philippines ? Four people died and 38 others were injured when a passenger jeepney figured in a road accident in Cagayan province on… Read More

10 domestic flights cancelled due to bad weather

MANILA, Philippines — Ten domestic flights were cancelled on Sunday at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport due to bad weather in the eastern parts of the Visayas and Mindanao. Manila International… Read More

Light rains seen over next 5 days

MANILA, Philippines—For the next five days, Metro Manila and parts of Luzon and the Visayas will experience light to moderate rain showers and cloudy skies, the… Read More

Metro looks south for veggie supplies

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Agriculture (DA) is scrambling to secure vegetable products from the Visayas and Mindanao to supply Metro Manila’s needs as heavy damage to roads and bridges in the wake of the recent storms has severely constricted the delivery of produce from Central and northern Luzon. Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap told reporters that upland vegetables grown in… Read More

‘Labuyo’ to bring more rains

MANILA, Philippines—A tropical depression tagged as “Labuyo” Is expected to enhance the southwest monsoon and bring occasional rains over southern Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao,… Read More

DepEd pilots online learning tool in Visayas

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education has started a pilot test of its Learning Resource Management and Development System in several public schools in the Visayas. Read More