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No Filipinos hurt in Papua New Guinea quake—DFA

Posted on Wednesday, 8 May 2019 05:43 PM | No Comments
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has reported that no Filipinos were hurt during the magnitude 7.2 earthquake in Papua New Guinea on Tuesday (May 7). There are approximately 36,000...

Comelec prepares contingency plan in case of earthquake during elections

Posted on Tuesday, 7 May 2019 06:39 PM | No Comments
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has laid out a contingency plan in case of an earthquake or any emergency during the election day on May 13. The Philippine National Police...

NGCP: Luzon grid on yellow alert for 3 hours

Posted on Monday, 6 May 2019 03:31 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) on Monday (May 6) placed the Luzon grid on yellow alert for three hours. In an advisory posted on...

Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts parts of Ilocos Norte

Posted on Monday, 6 May 2019 01:52 PM | No Comments
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolted parts of Ilocos Norte and neighboring areas on Monday (May 6), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. In its bulletin, the tectonic...

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake rocks Occidental Mindoro

Posted on Saturday, 4 May 2019 10:55 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted parts of Occidental Mindoro on Saturday (May 4), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. In its earthquake bulletin, Phivolcs...

PNP: Search still on despite lack of signs of life in collapsed Porac store

Posted on Friday, 26 April 2019 09:04 AM | No Comments
PORAC, Pampanga – Search and rescue operations will still continue despite the lack of “signs of life” in the collapsed Chuzon Supermarket building in Porac town, the Pampanga police said...

All national roads and bridges affected by quake now open to the public—DPWH

Posted on Thursday, 25 April 2019 07:00 PM | No Comments
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced on Thursday (April 25) that all national roads and bridges affected by the 6.1 magnitude earthquake are now open to the...

Earthquake and other calamities might cause failure of elections—Comelec

Posted on Thursday, 25 April 2019 06:29 PM | No Comments
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said failure of elections can be declared during an earthquake or other calamities. Comelec Spokesperson Director James Jimenez said violence, terrorism, and cheating will also...

Clark Airport to resume operations Wednesday

Posted on Wednesday, 24 April 2019 03:57 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Clark International Airport on Wednesday will resume its operations after the magnitude 6.1 earthquake damaged some of its facilities and paralyzed its flights and services for...

LRTA assures LRT-2 systems fit for operations

Posted on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 06:58 PM | No Comments
The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) assures that the LRT-2 systems are fit for operations after sustaining damage from the 6.1 magnitude earthquake. According to their released statement on Tuesday...