Marikina to sue Angat Dam for floods higher than what Ondoy caused

MANILA, Nov 14 (Mabuhay)– Marikina Marcy Teodoro is upset that the management of Angat Dam failed to inform the city that it was releasing water due to the rains brought by Typhoon Ulysses during its onslaught on Metro Manila. Teodoro will sue the dam management for the...

Free medical aid for leptospirosis and tetanus available, DOH says amid Ulysses floods

MANILA, Nov 13 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday advised individuals who waded through floods in the aftermath of Typhoon Ulysses to avail of free medicines against leptospirosis and tetanus at the nearest health center. Many areas in Luzon, including the...

39 dead, 22 missing due to Typhoon Ulysses — military

MANILA, Nov 13 (Mabuhay) — The military has recorded 39 fatalities as a result of Typhoon Ulysses, which brought strong winds and heavy rain on Wednesday night that reminded many Luzon residents of 2009’s Tropical Storm Ondoy. In a press briefing on Friday that saw...

Rolly, Ulysses destroyed over P5.6B in DepEd facilities, materials — Briones

MANILA, Nov 13 (Mabuhay) — Two of the four tropical cyclones that ripped through the Philippines this month caused over P5 billion damage to school buildings and learning materials, Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones said Friday. “‘Yung kay...

DOLE awaits PRRD nod on lifting of med workers’ deployment ban

MANILA, Nov 12 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is waiting for President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval on lifting the temporary ban on the deployment of nurses and other medical workers. “The IATF (Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of...

Why Jameson Blake was hesitant to do BL film ‘My Lockdown Romance’

MANILA, Nov 12 (Mabuhay)– Kapamilya actor Jameson Blake admitted that he was initially hesitant to do the boys’ love (BL) movie “My Lockdown Romance” from Star Cinema opposite actor-singer Joao Constancia. In a live global blog conference, the actor admitted...

DSWD sends augmentation support to ‘Ulysses’-affected areas

MANILA, Nov 12 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has started providing assistance to local government units affected by Typhoon Ulysses. At the National Capital Region (NCR), DSWD field office NCR facilitated the release of 1,000 family...

Arbitral ruling can’t be ignored by any country, Duterte to Asean

MANILA, Nov 12 (Mabuhay) — No country can ignore nor diminish the Philippines’ arbitral victory in the South China Sea case, President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday. Duterte asserted the country’s arbitral win in his speech during the virtual plenary session of the...

What made Enchong Dee, Jasmine Curtis-Smith accept roles in risky ‘Alter Me’

MANILA, Nov 11 (Mabuhay) — Enchong Dee and Jasmine Curtis-Smith are both grateful that they got to work together in the upcoming Netflix film “Alter Me” because that paved the way for them to become good friends. Speaking with the entertainment press, Curtis-Smith said they...

4 more storms could hit Philippines by year-end — PAGASA

MANILA, Nov 11 (Mabuhay) — Four more storms could enter the Philippine area of responsibility before the end of the year, state weather bureau PAGASA warned Wednesday. The Philippines has been battered by back to back typhoons starting with Typhoon Quinta (Molave) last...