MANILA, Philippines — More than 720,000 people were affected, with one casualty resulting from the low pressure area and shear line that triggered floods and landslides, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council reported Thursday.
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CHENNAI: Everything went against the residents of OMR, the celebrated IT corridor, especially Perungudi, Sholinganallur and Thoraipakkam. These areas received the maximum rain on Monday 45cm. Main stormwater drains, laid in 2008, on OMR have less capacity for current run-off water. No stormwater drains in many interior residential areas on both sides of OMR.
MANILA: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Monday it will allot $10 billion in climate finance for the Philippines between 2024 and 2029. The funds will help the Philippines implement its commitments to climate action under the Paris Agreement, the ADB said in a statement during the COP28 climate summit in Dubai. ADB said the funding forms part of the multilateral lender's new programme being developed for the Philippines to support low-carbon transport, renewable energy, the development of carbon markets, flood management, resilient coastal development, food security, and adaptive health and social protection.
MANILA, Philippines — Similarly worded allegations that Philippine Coast Guard Spokesperson Jay Tarriela was a covert “CIA agent” and supporter of the United States government surfaced online after he publicly condemned the Chinese Coast Guard’s water cannon attack on Filipino vessels in August.
Press Release - Cayetano bats for PHIVOLCS modernization to strengthen hazard mapping, build better infrastructure
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on Friday expressed support for the modernization of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), particularly the strengthening of the country's hazard mapping which will help the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) choose better locations for infrastructure.
Two-time PBA Most Valuable Player Benjie Paras has a natural impulse to take on difficult challenges. He clearly remembers the first time he was asked to join a basketball team in a barangay league as a tall, powerful-looking adolescent who stood out from the crowd.
NEW YORK, United States — Elon Musk apologized Wednesday for endorsing a social media post widely seen as anti-Semitic, but accused advertisers who are turning away from his social media platform X of "blackmail" and said anyone who does so can "go fuck yourself."
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Pag-IBIG Fund announced on Friday, Nov. 24, that the agency's calamity loan is ready to help members affected by the Mindanao earthquake and Eastern Visayas floods.
MANILA, Philippines — Pag-IBIG Fund announced on Friday, November 24 that the agency’s calamity loan is ready to help members affected by the Southern Mindanao earthquake and Eastern Visayas Floods.