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Preparations of local government units (LGUs) in Central Luzon for the possible impacts of Tropical Storm Paeng have shifted into high gear to ensure the protection and safety of the residents.

Local officials in the region’s seven provinces — Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Pampanga and Zambales — activated on Friday their respective disaster risk reduction and management councils for the weather disturbance that is seen to threaten the region.

Although the effects of the tropical cyclone have yet to be felt in most parts of the region, members of the disaster councils have been ordered to prepare for any eventuality that Paeng might bring.Read More

Second autopsy on remains of Lapid slay middleman to be released over the weekend,

8th suspect in Percy Lapid slay under custody

MANILA – An eighth person-of-interest (POI) in the case of slain broadcaster Percival “Percy Lapid” Mabasa has been secured by authorities, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday.Mico Clavano, DOJ spokesperson, told reporters the POI is a person deprived of liberty… Read More

HEADLINE: Signal No. 1 up in more areas as ‘Paeng’ maintains strength

More areas in the country were placed under wind signals as Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae) accelerated over the Philippine Sea Friday morning, state weather forecasts said.

Signal No. 1 up in more areas as ‘Paeng’ maintains strength

Paeng, the country’s 16th tropical cyclone this year and the fourth in October, is expected to bring heavy rains and strong winds as millions of Filipinos prepare to honor the dead on All Saints Day and All Souls Day.

The cyclone was last spotted 220 kilometers east northeast of Borongan City in Eastern Samar or 305 km east of Catarman, Northern Samar.