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‘Pedring’ kills 7 as rains, floods, winds knock out power, paralyze gov’t & transport operations in Luzon MANILA, Philippines – Typhoon “Pedring” killed seven people and paralyzed yesterday government and transportation operations in Metro Manila and the entire island of Luzon as strong winds and heavy rains knocked down power supply and communication lines and […]

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MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III made an assurance Tuesday that the government is on top of the situation as typhoon Pedring battered Luzon, devastating mostly agricultural areas. “I am in constant touch with these members of my cabinet and the Executive Secretary has been instructed to keep me and the public […]

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MANILA, Sept. 27 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced that thousands of families were rendered displaced and homeless by winds and floods brought about by typhoon “Pedring” Tuesday. In Albay, as of 6 a.m. September 27, some 496 families with 3,054 persons were affected coming from the 13 barangays, five […]

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Kinder-Secondary levels: San Mateo, Rodriguez, Cainta in Rizal; Tagalag, Isla, Wawangpolo,Poblacion,Arkong Bato,Rincon,Mabalo,Bisig, Polo, Pasolo, Coloong, Balangkas, Malanday in Valenzuela; Antipolo City; Bulacan; Marikina; Nueva Vizcaya; and Malabon. All levels: Olongapo City; Navotas; Ilocos region; Adamson University; University of Santo Tomas; Philippine Christian University – Taft campus but offices will be open tomorrow, Sept. 28. NCR: […]

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Manila, Philippines (Reuters) – Typhoon Nesat crossed the Philippines’ main island late on Tuesday, leaving behind at least seven dead after it lashed crop-growing provinces and brought the capital to a near standstill as it flooded roads and villages and cut power supplies. Among the dead following the typhoon was a 22-month-old boy, and four […]

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Manila residents waded through waist-deep floodwaters and dodged flying debris Tuesday as a powerful typhoon struck the Philippines, killing at least 12 people and sending waves as tall as palm trees crashing over seawalls. Most deaths occurred in metropolitan Manila, which already was soaked by heavy monsoon rains ahead of Typhoon […]

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