THE call issued last week for the weather bureau to use easy to understand terms in giving typhoon information was not the first.
Over the past years, such recommendations were made after updates during inclement weather conditions were not heeded because the information was beyond the understanding of most citizens.
President Benigno Aquino III echoed that call last Thursday at the height of flooding in parts of Luzon and Metro Manila due to rains brought by Typhoon “Gener.” Aquino cited terms used in the forecast such as “7 to 10 millimeters of rain,” low pressure area “surge,” “relative humidity” and “luminosity of the moon.” (Read the rest of this entry)
By Manuel Papa
A GRAND reunion for the Naldo and Alcazar families is now being prepared, with Mrs. Aurora Naldo Ethler coordinating the event.
She said it is about time that members of both families should know one another. Some members of the clan are living in several provinces in Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao, North America, and other parts of the world.
Ethler said she is coordinating the preparation of this grand reunion considering the distances of the places where her relatives reside.
In the meantime, she is calling all her relatives throughout the world to communicate with her either through Facebook, email (firstname.lastname@example.org), telephone numbers (1-905-470-1896 (home), and 1-647-234-1896, or by writing her at her postal address: # 46 Landmark Centre, Markham, Ontario, Canada, L3R 9N6.
Ethler said all the relatives on both the Naldo and Alcazar sides are excited to know about their relatives whom they have no communication for a long, long time.
Location: P.V.S. Bugnay 2, Katipunan Labangon, Cebu City
In this photo are garbage belonging to people in the squatters area or outside the subdivision. Even if there is a warning sign that says “Bawal ilabay ang basura,” they still dump their garbage there.
I won’t anymore report to barangay because they don’t have any action, and aside from that, they don’t keep private matters. They will be the one who will tell the people here who report this matter, putting the concerned citizen’s life in trouble.
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Tropical Depression Ferdie brought heavy rains Saturday, leaving several areas in Metro Manila flooded.
Few motorists even ply the Commonwealth Ave. in Quezon City Saturday due to the bad weather.
But it’s business as usual for these vendors selling different items in Quezon City.
Photos taken by Virgil Lopez of Sunnex.
Dayien Gry is calling on concerned agencies or officials to address the overflowing drainage in a relocation site in Tinaan, City of Naga, Cebu.
“It’s an overdue issue but our barangay officials do nothing about it no matter how many times we reported the problem,” Gry told Sun.Star — Philippine News on Facebook.
To concerned officials or parties, please act on this.
SUMMER is more fun in Sun.Star! This year’s Sun.Star Vacation campaign winners, who submitted on Facebook photos of their cool summer escapades with friends and families, were gathered at the Sun.Star office on Friday. The simple awarding ceremony was graced by Julius Neri Jr., president of Sun.Star Publishing Inc., and Nini Cabaero, editor-in-chief of the [...]
Philippines’ King of Comedy Dolphy succumbed to multiple organ failure secondary to complications brought about by severe pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute renal failure at 8:34 p.m. of July 10, 2012.
Dolphy started his career in Sampaguita Pictures in 1952. His first movie under the production company owned by Dr. Jose Perez was “Sa Isang Sulyap Mo, Tita.”
Dolphy’s name became more prominent in local television when he topbilled “John En Marsha” with the late Nida Blanca.
DRAINAGE. The rainy season always brings to the fore the drainage problem that troubles many parts of Cebu City. Drainage repair works are ongoing in areas like this one along Manalili St. (Photo by Arni Aclao of Sun.Star Cebu)
Dunay mga nagparty na kusog kaayo mga sounds… pero ug alas 12 na sa gabii undangon na ilabi na weekdays kay dunay mga klase… Mas maayo unta na mag roving ang mga tanod sa barangay or pulis, unya mosaway sa mga nakalimut na kaadlawon na.
Ilabi na sa Sangi Road diha sa Lapu-Lapu na kung suroyun sa pulis, mo ok rah, pero paghawa sa pulis kay mang hasi man. Labaw pa daw sa pulis… Way pulos daw ang pulis.. Pastilang paita…
SUMMER officially ended long before the “Sun.Star Summer Vacation 2012 – Year 2” campaign on Facebook did because of the active participation and interaction of its cool members. The campaign, run by Sun.Star website at www.sunstar.com.ph, ended last Sunday, June 30, with 125 plus photo entries about how the members spent their cool summer. Some [...]
Is this what they called substandard? Tapad pa og station police vehicle. Before mo muimplement, fix yourself LTO and POLICE. (Photo by El Gimekero)