Davao de Oro placed under state of calamity
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan approved the resolution putting the entire province under a state of calamity during a virtual session on Saturday, March 11.
Magnitude 5.9 Davao de Oro quake affected over 2,900 families
The Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) said that more than 2,900 families were affected by the magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Davao de Oro last March 7.
Cebu province has African swine fever outbreak
Central Cebu province is experiencing an outbreak of African swine fever, the Department of Agriculture (DA) confirmed.
5.9 quake shocks Davao de Oro
Davao de Oro was struck by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
Feb. 25 special election slated for Remulla’s vacant congressional post
Cavite’s 7th Congressional District will hold a special election on February 25, 2023 to fill the position vacated by Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla, the Commission on Elections said.
Abalos instructs LGUs to prepare own anti-drug action plans
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has urged local government units (LGUs) to prepare their action plans against illegal drugs ahead of the launch of the Buhay Ingatan, Droga’y Ayawan (Bida) program.
Iloilo reports 1st case of African swine fever
The first case of the African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in Iloilo.
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.
Negros Occidental posts 47 cholera infections
Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson on Monday confirmed that the province has 47 cholera cases.
Bishops back bill declaring Davao Oriental a ‘mining-free zone’
Catholic bishops in the southern Philippine region of Davao banded together to support a proposed law that would declare Davao Oriental province a mining-free zone.
Marcos Jr. urges Filipinos to commemorate ‘uncounted dead’ on 9th anniversary of ‘Yolanda’
President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Tuesday called on Filipinos to remember the uncounted victims of super typhoon “Yolanda” on the 9th anniversary of its onslaught.
NDRRMC: More than 1M individuals still evacuated due to ‘Paeng’
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Friday reported that more than one million individuals have yet to return to their homes as of Nov. 4 following the onslaught of Severe Tropical Storm “Paeng.”
P12.3M worth of relief packs distributed to Paeng-stricken Central Visayas – DSWD
DSWD ranking officials visited their Visayas Disaster Resource Center in Mandaue City, Cebu, where repacking of food packs is ongoing for victims of TS Paeng. | DSWD Central Visayas The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Central Visayas said it...
Marcos Jr. declares state of calamity in four Paeng-hit regions
President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has placed four Philippine regions under a state of calamity for six months following the onslaught of Severe Tropical Storm “Paeng.”
LTO Central Visayas flags 14 ‘road unworthy’ buses
Operatives of LTO-Central Visayas and the Highway Patrol Group in a surprise road safety inspection at a terminal in Cebu. | CONTRIBUTED The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Central Visayas has issued a verbal warning to operators of at least 14 public utility...
Borongan City sets ‘biggest’ prize money for 2022 national surfing tilt
Organizers of Borongan City’s "Surf in the City" National Surfing Competition at the National Surf Summit in San Fernando City, La Union. | CONTRIBUTED The City of Borongan in Eastern Samar is giving away P1.1 million worth of prizes, the biggest in history, for its...