PAGASA: Northeast Monsoon Affecting Luzon

February 8, 2023
(Eagle News) — The northeast monsoon is affecting Luzon. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Bicol Region, Aurora, and Quezon, as a ...

PH Mission Off To Turkey, Syria

February 8, 2023
Joins other nations in rescue, medical efforts as death toll crosses 5,000 The Philippines is joining other nations in offering aid to Turkey and Syria, as a contingent of rescuers and medical personnel are leaving today to assist in search and rescue operations following the massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the region on Monday. A […]
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It Could Happen Here, Too—Phivolcs

February 8, 2023
As a magnitude 7.8 earthquake recently hit Turkey and Syria, the head of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Tuesday said such a magnitude is also likely to happen in the country. “There’s always this possibility. In fact, it already happened on July 16, 1990… The 1990 Luzon earthquake was magnitude 7.8,” […]
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WHO Warns Up To 23m People Could Be Affected By 7.8 Tremor

February 8, 2023
Geneva—Up to 23 million people could be affected by the massive earthquake that has killed thousands in Turkey and Syria, the WHO warned on Tuesday, promising long-term assistance. “Event overview maps show that potentially 23 million people are exposed, including around five million vulnerable populations,” the World Health Organization’s senior emergencies officer Adelheid Marschang said. […]
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Bizman, Ex-Cabinet Exec Dies At 86

February 6, 2023

ROBERTO V. “Bobby” Ongpin, a businessman who was one of the most colorful members of the cabinet of former President Ferdinand E. Marcos Sr., has died in his sleep in Balesin Island on Saturday night, his family announced on Sunday. He was 86 years ol...

Talent A Top Operational Priority

February 6, 2023

THE KPMG 2022 CEO Outlook draws on the perspectives of 1,325 global CEOs across 11 markets to provide insight into their 3-year outlook on the business and economic landscapes. The survey results provide perspectives on “Economic Outlook,” “Technology...

Choosing China Or The US…or Not

February 6, 2023

Throughout civilization, smaller and militarily weaker nations usually had one of two options with stronger aggressive neighbors—be cooperative or be conquered. Either alternative created a vassal state making one subordinate to the other, which then ...

Robust Philippine Economy Projected

February 6, 2023

IT is heartwarming to see the Philippine economy now going strong after the debilitating effects of the pandemic that saw businesses close down, unemployment rise, and household income decline. In fact, traffic has again slowed down and new buzzwor...

Lifelong Learning At Work

February 6, 2023

The past week was a hectic period when I had a heavy dose of lifelong learning. It has been my habit and passion to be engaged in learning. My career engagements in this area include my stint as Dean of the University of the Philippines Diliman School...

The Comeback Of Queen Isabela

February 6, 2023

ISABELA is considered the “Queen Province of the North.” And on an unusually chilly night in late January, a new “queen” was crowned to “rule” over the second-largest province in the country in a scorching and unpredictable competition. It was part...

Who Else, But Hidilyn!

February 5, 2023

HIDILYN DIAZ-NARANJO will be bestowed the Athlete of the Year award for the second consecutive year during the San Miguel Corp.-Philippine Sportswriters Association Awards Night on March 6 at the Diamond Hotel in Manila.