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Overcast skies, rains to continue amid 3 weather systems in PH – Pagasa

Added: 21.11.2017 20:05 | 0 views | 0 comments


Three weather systems would continue to bring scattered to light rains across the country, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Wednesday.

From: newsinfo.inquirer.net

Philippines' Duterte defends troops on looting in Marawi siege

Added: 21.11.2017 18:12 | 0 views | 0 comments


Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday rejected allegations by a rights group that troops engaged in looting during the bloody battle against Islamic State followers in the southern city of Marawi. Duterte also assured soldiers he would protect their interests following allegations by Amnesty International that they had committed abuses during the five-month battle in Marawi that left over a thousand people dead. "Those (allegations) of stealing in Marawi, I don't believe it.

From: www.yahoo.com

How to celebrate the New Year with locals in South-east Asia

Added: 21.11.2017 2:32 | 0 views | 0 comments


Massive water fights, energetic lion dance performances and epic banquets are among the symbolic ways in which the New Year is celebrated around South-east Asia. Media Noche, Philippines Meaning ‘midnight’ in Spanish, Media Noche refers to a banquet held at the witching hour on December 31, which is the highlight of the country’s New Year …

From: www.silverkris.com

3 weather systems to affect most parts of PH – Pagasa

Added: 20.11.2017 19:42 | 1 views | 0 comments


Three weather systems, which would bring scattered rains and thunderstorms, would affect most parts of the country, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Tuesday.

From: newsinfo.inquirer.net

Must-see Vigan tourist spots, Ilocos Sur

Added: 20.11.2017 12:02 | 0 views | 0 comments


Must-see Vigan tourist spots, Ilocos Sur Vigan city in Ilocos Sur, located in the northwest region of Luzon in the Philippines is a beautiful Spanish colonial city. The city takes pride in its colonial past while mixing in some quirky, new and fascinating places to visit in the city and region.  If you are looking for something […]

From: travelphotodiscovery.com

Philippines' Duterte keeps open pit mining ban in policy clash

Added: 20.11.2017 11:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has not lifted a ban on open pit mining, his spokesman said on Monday, going against the stance of a government panel and the environment minister who are seeking to reverse the policy. Open pit mining is allowed under the laws of the Southeast Asian country, the world's top nickel ore exporter. The Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC), an inter-agency panel that makes recommendations on mining policy, last month asked the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to lift the ban.

From: www.yahoo.com

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