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PITTSBURGH, Nov. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity and integration solutions, has announced today that it will be acquired by Welsh, Carson, …Read More
Some areas in Luzon remain under tropical cyclone wind signal (TCWS) no. 1 as Typhoon Ulysses slightly weakened, the weather bureau said Thursday afternoon.
In its 5 p.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said “Ulysses” now packs a maximum sustained …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday emphasized the need to urgently address climate change, noting that the successive typhoons in the Philippines should serve as a reminder that it should be taken seriously.
In his speech during the virtual 37th Asean Summit, Duterte recalled how Super …Read More
The province of Negros Oriental on Thursday reported more recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and a lesser number of new active cases.
Assistant Provincial Health Officer Dr. Liland Estacion, incident commander of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases …Read More
Some 350 soldiers of the Philippine Army’s 303rd Infantry Brigade (IBde) are ready to be deployed for disaster response should any calamity strike the island of Negros.
The troops form part of the 34 Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) teams from both the 62nd …Read More
Bulacan Governor Daniel Fernando reported Thursday that 14,517 people were evacuated in the province due to Typhoon Ulysses.
In a television interview, Fernando said many of the provinces’ cities and municipalities were flooded after the onslaught of “Ulysses”.
Aside from the rainfall brought by the …Read More
– Some 18,874 families or 73,945 individuals in several areas of Central Luzon were affected by floods caused by heavy to intense rains brought about by Typhoon Ulysses starting Wednesday night to Thursday afternoon.
Based on the latest report of the Department of Social Welfare …Read More
President Rodrigo R. Duterte highlighted the importance of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in further pushing for regional integration.
“On the economic front, we must deepen regional integration and strengthen supply chain connectivity,” Duterte said during the video conference for the 37th Association of …Read More
Upon the recommendation of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), Malacañang suspended work in government offices and classes in public schools in Metro Manila and seven other regions on Friday.
In a statement on Thursday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said government work …Read More
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recommended the amendment of the Philippines bank secrecy law to further provide the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) “additional teeth” in regulating financial institutions.
In its report on the financial sector assessment program, the lender said the central bank’s …Read More
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has dispatched all of its disaster response units to areas affected by Typhoon Ulysses to help local government units (LGUs) in aiding people severely affected by the weather disturbance.
“The AFP, through the Joint Task Force – National …Read More
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Thursday announced that 363 national search-and-rescue teams have been deployed to help local government units (LGUs) severely affected by flooding caused by Typhoon Ulysses.
In an online press conference, Mark Cashean Timbal, NDRRMC spokesperson, clarified …Read More
– Margarita Felicisimo is a devout Catholic who has religiously visited the tombs and graves of her departed loved ones every year in early November, bringing flowers, lighting candles, and offering prayers.
Her yearly routine would take her not only to the cemeteries in her …Read More
Three government officials are offering more than PHP1 million cash reward to anyone who can provide information leading to the arrest of the killer of a former barangay official in Guipos town.
Gov. Victor Yu and his wife, first district Rep. Divina Grace, said Thursday …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday assured that the national government will provide relief, rescue, and assistance to families severely affected by Typhoon Ulysses, adding that no one will be left behind.
In an address to the nation, Duterte said local and national government agencies have …Read More
Based on the weather bureau’s 2 p.m. bulletin on Thursday, there are no more areas under tropical cyclone wind signal (TCWS) no. 3 as Typhoon Ulysses accelerated while moving over the West Philippine Sea WPS).
“Ulysses” is moving westward at 35 kph, the Philippine Atmospheric, …Read More
Flight operations resumed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) at 8 a.m. on Thursday, after authorities announced suspending flight operations from Wednesday midnight until 6 a.m. Thursday due to the threat of Typhoon Ulysses in Metro Manila.
“We were open at 8 a.m. International …Read More
Water parks and beach resorts operating here have been ordered closed for violating health and safety protocols while the city is under general community quarantine (GCQ).
The latest shutdown on Thursday was the Caribbean Water Park and Resotel in Goldenfield Commercial Complex. Aside from defying …Read More
A total of 6,879 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) patients in Eastern Visayas have recovered from the illness, the Department of Health (DOH) reported on Thursday.
The number represents 90.11 percent of the region’s 7,634 confirmed cases since March, DOH Eastern Visayas assistant regional director Carmen Garado …Read More
The onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses has rendered several road sections in the province of Bulacan impassable to vehicles, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported on Thursday.
The Road Situational Report, as of 10 a.m.:
Manila North Road:
a) Banga Section, meter-deep underwater, …Read More
The government has exerted all efforts to disseminate warnings on the impact of Typhoon Ulysses ahead of its onslaught in the country.
In a virtual presser on Thursday, Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Assistant Secretary Casiano Monilla said some people opted to disregard these warnings …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday emphasized the need for a “people-centered” approach in mitigating the impact of the prevailing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
In his speech during the plenary session of the 37th Asean Summit video conference, Duterte reminded fellow heads of states that …Read More
The Philippine Army is relentlessly pursuing efforts to clear more barangays in Negros Oriental of insurgency, such as the implementation of its Community Support Program (CSP).
Maj. Cenon Pancito III, spokesperson for the 3rd Infantry Division (3ID) of the Philippine Army (PA), in an interview …Read More
The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday advised motorists to avoid some flooded roads in Metro Manila that were not passable due to heavy rains brought by Typhoon Ulysses.
In a consolidated report sent to Camp Crame, the PNP Public Information Office said San Lorenzo …Read More
It will take some days before electricity will be fully restored in areas served by Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) after its energy infrastructures were damaged by Typhoon Ulysses, Meralco spokesperson Joe Zaldarriaga said Thursday.
In a television interview, Zaldarriaga said the power distribution firm incurred …Read More
Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said the commercial airport in Bantayan Island will stimulate the tourism industry in the northern corridor of the province.
Garcia, who presided the Provincial Development Council (PDC) meeting on Wednesday at the Cebu Provincial Capitol, said the Bantayan Island Airport will …Read More
Road clearing operations are in full blast in several towns of this province to remove fallen trees caused by strong winds spawned by Typhoon Ulysses.
Personnel from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) as well as police and local officials in the …Read More
At least 1,411 families or 5,462 persons in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte are currently staying in evacuation centers and with relatives due to howling winds and heavy rains that triggered landslides, floods, uprooted trees, toppled electric posts, and damaged roads and houses in this part of …Read More
Residents here who allow their surroundings to become breeding grounds of disease-carrying mosquitos would soon face fines.
In an interview Thursday, Councilor Mary Joselle Villafuerte said the penalties are contained in the proposed measure entitled “An Ordinance Strengthening and Institutionalizing the Davao City Mosquito-Borne Diseases …Read More
Operations of rail systems in Metro Manila have been suspended on Thursday due to flooding caused by Typhoon Ulysses.
In a message to reporters, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said railway operations of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3), the Light Rail Transit Line …Read More
The Joint Task Force Bicolandia (JTFB) on Thursday deployed more troops for disaster response operations, hand in hand with other emergency response units.
Maj. Gen. Henry Robinson Jr., commander of the JTFB and the Philippine Army’s 9th Infantry Division (9ID), directed all units of the …Read More
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has linked up with a private firm to enhance the continuing reforestation initiatives in the critical Mt. Matutum.
Radzak Sinarimbo, head of the DENR’s Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office -South Cotabato, said Thursday they were closely …Read More
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) seeks closer cooperation with China in the development and “equitable” distribution of test kits, medicines as well as coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccines once available.
The bloc’s common statement was delivered by President Rodrigo Duterte at the Asean-China Summit …Read More
Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Gen. Debold Sinas, on Thursday, ordered the deployment of more than 25,000 police officers to assist in disaster response, particularly in search and rescue operations, in areas battered by Typhoon Ulysses.
Sinas said 5,660 police officers have been deployed for …Read More
The overall tally of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) recoveries nationwide has risen to 362,417 with 211 new recovered cases reported on Thursday.
The Department of Health (DOH) also reported 1,407 newly confirmed cases, bringing the total number of active cases to 32,682.
Of the active cases, …Read More
In support of the campaign against illegal drugs of Philippine National Police chief Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas, the top police official here said 50 police personnel from different stations underwent a surprise drug test on Thursday.
Col. Josefino Ligan, chief of the Cebu City Police …Read More
Thirteen family members here are in critical condition in a hospital after a small tank of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) exploded inside their home on Thursday.
The victims included children aged one and 10 years old. The family resides at the border of Barangays Gordon …Read More
Another Catholic bishop has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
In a Facebook post on Thursday, the Diocesan Youth Apostolate – Diocese of Ilagan announced that Bishop William Antonio was tested early this week.
“The swab test and laboratory exam of the Most. Rev. …Read More
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Thursday assured the public that government search and rescue (SAR) operations are now in full swing as Typhoon Ulysses battered most parts of Luzon.
Año said the search and rescue operations are now ongoing especially in the affected areas in …Read More
A five-hectare inbred rice model farm in Lotlotan, Enrique Villanueva in the neighboring island province of Siquijor is showing a promising yield, the Department of Agriculture (DA-7)-Central Visayas said.
The monitoring team composed of provincial agriculture officials and the local government cited the model farm’s …Read More
Typhoon Ulysses left two elderlies dead while four others went missing and eight were injured as it battered Bicol, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in the region said Thursday.
The two fatalities were identified as Avelino Cabanela, 68, of Barangay Bagasbas, Daet town and …Read More
President Rodrigo Duterte’s official residence in Malacañan Palace was not spared from flooding brought by Typhoon Ulysses.
In a Laging Handa public briefing, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said an area near the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañan was submerged in water after the typhoon caused …Read More
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday advised the Filipino community in Saudi Arabia to remain vigilant after an explosion during a World War I commemoration in Jeddah injured two on Wednesday.
“The DFA, through the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Jeddah, is closely …Read More
No country can ignore nor diminish the Philippines’ arbitral victory in the South China Sea case, President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday.
Duterte asserted the country’s arbitral win in his speech during the virtual plenary session of the 37th Asean Summit, emphasizing that the legal victory …Read More
Philippine Red Cross (PRC) chairman and chief executive officer, Senator Richard Gordon has urged everyone to plan and prepare for disasters.
“We have to act as people with foresight. If we don’t use our foresight, no government is big enough na kakayanin iyan (that will …Read More