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Magnitude 6.1 quake causes road, infra damage in Pampanga

A magnitude of 6.1 earthquake jolted parts of Central Luzon on Monday afternoon, Apr 22 (PHT), sustaining infrastructure damages across its towns.

Intensity 5 -San Felipe, Zambales; Malolos and Obando, Bulacan; Quezon City; Lipa, Batangas; Manila City; Abucay, Bataan; Valenzuela City; Magalang, Pampanga

Intensity 4 - Pasig City; Makati City; Caloocan City; Meycauayan and San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan; Floridablanca, Pampanga; Villasis, Pangasinan; Villasis, Pangasinan; Baguio City; Marikina City; Las Pinas City

Intensity 3 - Lucban, Quezon; Muntinlupa City, Cabanatuan City; Palayan City; Gapan City; Santo Domingo and Talavera, Nueva Ecija

Intensity 2 - Baler, Aurora

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Magnitude 6.1 quake kills 5 in Pampanga, Philippines

By Marna Dagumboy Del Rosario CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — Five persons were confirmed to have died in this province as a result of a powerful earthquake on Monday. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology traced the epicenter of the 6.1-magnitude temblor in Castillejos, Zambales. Based on the latest report from the Pampanga...

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Tolentino: Pantawid-Pasada sa dyip at tricycle

PHILIPPINES- Mariing nanawagan ngayon ang dating MMDA Chair at pambatong senador ng administrasyon na si Francis Tolentino para sa pagpapalawak ng Pantawid Pasada Program (PPP) para makinabang na rin dito ang mga tricycle “upang tulungan silang ibsan ang epekto ng taas-babang presyo ng gasolina.” Ani Tolentino, matutulungan ng husto ng P5,000 hanggang P10,000 pisong pagtaas...

Palace: 2019 budget’s vetoed provisions ‘unconstitutional’
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Palace: 2019 budget’s vetoed provisions ‘unconstitutional’

By Azer Parrocha/Philippine News Agency MANILA — The PHP95.3 billion vetoed items of appropriations under the PHP3.8-trillion national budget for this year which has been signed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday are “unconstitutional”, Malacañang said. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo was referring to, among others, the PHP75 billion last-minute insertions made by the House of...

Absentee voting: The voice of overseas Pinoys
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Absentee voting: The voice of overseas Pinoys

By Ferdinand Patinio MANILA — They are deemed as the new heroes of the nation as their remittances contribute greatly to the economy. While chasing their dreams and working to provide for their families in another country, they also take part in selecting the future leaders of their motherland. This is the essence of the overseas...

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Tolentino: empower Local government units (lgu) to prevent water crisis

With the national government already taking steps to address water supply problems as a result of the El Niño, senatorial aspirant Francis Tolentino on Monday said that proposals to resolve the water crisis should involve and empower local government units “that are at the frontline of this problem.” Tolentino said he agreed with proposals floated...

PHILIPPINE AIRLINES (PAL) CONFERS INC’s EDUARDO V. MANALO AS AN HONORARY OFW
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PHILIPPINE AIRLINES (PAL) CONFERS INC’s EDUARDO V. MANALO AS AN HONORARY OFW

By Don Orozco Quezon City, Philippines, March 2019 – A powerhouse delegation from the Philippine Airlines led by its President and Chief Operating Officer Jaime J. Bautista made a courtesy visit to Brother Eduardo V Manalo, Executive Minister of the Iglesia Ni Cristo on his first-year anniversary as Presidential Envoy for the Overseas Filipino Workers. ...