Deaths due to bad weather now at 39

Fatalities due to inclement weather since January 1 have already jumped to 39, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

50,000 kgs smuggled onions confiscated

50,000 kgs smuggled onions confiscated

Some 50,000 kilograms of smuggled onions that were classified in import permits as bread and pastries were intercepted and confiscated by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) at the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) Port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental.

5.9 quake shakes Northern Samar

5.9 quake shakes Northern Samar

A magnitude 5.9 quake jolted Mapanas, Northern Samar on Friday afternoon, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS).

Magnitude 4.9 quake rocks Ilocos Sur

Magnitude 4.9 quake rocks Ilocos Sur

Ilocos Sur was jolted by a magnitude 4.9 quake on early Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.