Weekend weather: NE monsoon prevails

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 08:56:18 +0000

Expect overcast skies and low temperatures this weekend as the northeast monsoon or “amihan” still persists across the country. PAGASA weather specialist Meno Mendoza said the country is less likely to be affected by a low-pressure area or tropical cyclone in the next two to three days. The northeast monsoon will continue to be the […]

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LPA to bring rains in Mindanao

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 06:40:27 +0000

  A low-pressure area east of Mindanao could bring rains and thunderstorms over Mindanao in the coming days, PAGASA said yesterday. PAGASA weather specialist Aldczar Aurelio said the LPA entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility yesterday morning and  was estimated 1,015 kilometers east of Davao City. The weather disturbance has a slim chance of developing […]

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Mid-week rains from LPA

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 10:35:38 +0000

The low-pressure area east of the country will likely bring some rains over Visayas and Mindanao by the middle of this week. PAGASA weather specialist Joey Figuracion said the LPA is still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility or around 1,550 kilometers east of Mindanao yesterday morning. It will likely enter the PAR today. The […]

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Valenzuela unveils ‘House of Kobe’ gym

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:41:32 +0000

Valenzuela City unveiled a tribute to Kobe Bryant on Sunday, a day before he was killed in a helicopter crash. “House of Kobe” gym was originally built as a convention center in Barangay Karuhatan. But Valenzuela City Rep. Eric Martinez, House Committee on Youth and Sports Development chairman, said that a group of artists had […]

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Chinese New Year marked with joy in Binondo

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 10:08:29 +0000

Hundreds of people joined a series of events in Binondo, Manila – the home of one of the world’s oldest Chinatown – as the Filipino-Chinese community welcomed the Chinese New Year yesterday. Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso joined the celebrants as early as Friday night in a concert at Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz before […]

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Abducted Korean rescued in Manila

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:46:30 +0000

The anti-kidnapping unit of the Philippine National Police (PNP) rescued in Manila a young Korean man from his fellow citizen who abducted him when he discovered that the suspect was involved in telephone fraud, authorities disclosed Wednesday. Brigadier General Jonnel Estomo, head of the PNP Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG), identified the suspect as Na Jin Suk, […]

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Duterte warns water firms vs filing TROs

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 09:32:11 +0000

President Duterte on Friday warned owners of water concessionaires Maynilad and Manila Water against filing Temporary Restraining Orders against the government or he will be forced to arrest them. Duterte issued the warning amid the government’s attempt to strike a new deal with the two water concessionaires after finding out that their original contract was […]

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Duterte to check LRT contract next

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 09:24:21 +0000

President Duterte on Friday said that he will look into the contract of the Light Rail Transit with the government next as he expressed anew his frustration over the onerous contract between the government and two water distribution companies in Metro Manila. In a speech in Davao City, Duterte said he will check the LRT […]

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‘Amihan,’ cold front dominate this weekend

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 06:46:01 +0000

The northeast monsoon or “amihan” and the tail-end of a cold front will be the dominant weather systems across the country over the weekend as the low-pressure area off the Philippine Sea dissipated yesterday. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration weather specialist Ezra Bulquerin said the tail-end of a cold front, which is the […]

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LPA spotted east of Mindanao

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 07:28:20 +0000

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration is monitoring a low-pressure area east of Mindanao that may bring rains over the eastern part of the country in the next few days. PAGASA weather specialist Ariel Rojas said the LPA was estimated 2,500 kilometers east of Mindanao yesterday morning. The weather disturbance is still outside […]

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