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VP Binay to shed light on alleged campaign donors
Vice-President Jejomar Binay on Monday said he will debunk corruption allegations being thrown at him by his former ally, Ernesto Mercado, including claims that his family received millions of pesos in campaign contributions for his son and daughter. Speaking to reporters at Amulung, Cagayan, Binay said he decided to postpone his speech today because he wanted to check on the effect of Typhoon Luis in affected areas in Isabela and Cagayan Valley.
Luis' now a typhoon
Tropical Storm Luis has intensified into a typhoon on Saturday and it continues to move towards Cagayan-Isabela area. In its 10 p.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said public storm warning signal number 3 was hoisted over Isabela and Cagayan.
Cyclone 'Luis' enters PH, threatens N. Luzon
PAGASA said the tropical depression, named ''Luis'', was spotted 1,050 kilometers east of Virac, Catanduanes as of 4 a.m. today. Speaking to dzMM, PAGASA weather forecaster Fernando Cada said Luis has a high chance of intensifying into a storm or even a typhoon as it remains over the sea.
6 killed in SUV-tricycle collision in Tuguegarao
Six people were killed in a collision between a sports utility vehicle and a tricycle in Barangay Larion Bajo, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan on Friday evening. They were identified as tricycle driver James Calimag, 25; Apple Pagalilauan, 19; Reyniemar Maribbay, 19; Diamond Nicole Talang, 22; all students; Jenmar Soriano, 26, saleslady; and Loreta Perciano, 49, vendor.
CSC on its 114th anniversary
The Civil Service Commission is celebrating its 114th founding anniversary this year with the theme: "Tapat na Serbisyo Alay ko, Dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako" for the whole month of September.
Rainy Thursday due to LPA east of Mindanao
A cloud cluster in east of Mindanao has intensified into a low pressure area , bringing moderate rains in most parts of the country, the state weather bureau reported Thursday.
President Aquino visits Our Lady of Piat in Cagayan
President Benigno S. Aquino III visited on Monday the miraculous Our Lady of Piat enshrined at the Basilica Minore of Piat during his trip to Cagayan province.