Manila suspends classes on Friday, Sept. 21

(Eagle News) — Classes on Friday, Sept. 21, have been suspended in Manila. The suspension was declared in anticipation of rallies to be held in time for the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law. The suspension applies to all levels in public and private schools.

MPD: Reports of a bomb in UST a hoax

(Eagle News)–The Manila Police District on Wednesday, Sept. 19, said reports of a bomb in the University of Sto. Tomas turned out to be a hoax. MPD spokesperson Carlos Magno said this was as of 11:40 a.m., after members of the explosives and ordnance division conducted a panelling of the campus. This was after members of the UST community reported a text circulating saying there was a bomb in the area. The text message read:  […]

NCRPO at mga militanteng grupo, nagpulong kaugnay ng isasagawang rally sa Sept. 21

Ni Jerold Tagbo Eagle News Service (Eagle News) — Nagsagawa ng dayalogo ang National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) sa mga lider militante kaugnay sa gagawing malalaking kilos-protesta sa Biyernes sa paggunita sa ika-apatnapu’t anim na taong anibersaryo ng deklarasyon ng batas-militar. Nagkasundo ang magkabilang-panig na susundin ang mga panuntunan sa araw ng protesta. Kabilang na rito, na dapat sa mga itinalagang lugar lamang magprotesta ang mga ito. Sa Biyernes, magsasagawa ng programa ang mga […]

Alarm level 2 raised over Marikina River

(Eagle News)–An alarm level 2 has been hoisted over the Marikina River. This was after water levels breached the 16-meter mark. Under an alarm level 2, residents are required to prepare for evacuation. Rains continued to pound parts of the country even with “Ompong” weakened as it moves off the coast of Laoag in Ilocos Norte as of 11 a.m.

Meralco announces power outages in some areas

(Eagle News)–The Manila Electric Company announced power outages in several areas early Saturday, Sept. 15. In Quezon City – Mabuhay, Meralco said outage time was at 4:12 a.m. The company said the outage, which was caused by emergency line trouble, would last for two hours. The affected barangays are Don Manuel, Doña Aurora, Doña Imelda, and San Isidro (Galas). Sampaloc in Manila and Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City have also been affected by power outages […]

Alarm Level 1 hoisted over Marikina River

(Eagle News)–Alarm Level 1 has been hoisted  over Marikina River. The Marikina City Rescue 161 said water levels have reached 15 meters as of 7:07 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. This means residents near the river should prepare to evacuate. Rains continue to pound parts of the country as “Ompong” heads toward Apayao and Ilocos Norte.    

MMDA on blue alert due to Typhoon “Ompong”

(Eagle News) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is now on blue alert, as “Ompong” approaches northern Luzon, where it is expected to make landfall. In a statement, MMDA chair Danilo Lim said this means at least 700 personnel from different MMDA offices were on standby for possible deployment. “The raising of blue alert aims to ensure the continuous monitoring of the possible effects of the current weather system and ensure prompt coordination with concerned agencies […]

UPCAT postponed due to Typhoon “Mangkhut”

(Eagle News)–The University of the Philippines College Admission Test, which was scheduled to be administered on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16, has  been postponed. UP said the decision to suspend the conduct of the exam was made after “consultation with  UP System officials and weather experts on the latest forecast on Typhoon Ompong and its expected impact on Northern Luzon and Eastern Seaboard including Western Visayas..” It said it was also “in consideration of […]

Albayalde: PNP to be on full alert status starting tomorrow

By Mar Gabriel Eagle News Service The Philippine National Police will be on full alert status starting tomorrow morning due to typhoon “Mangkhut” which is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Friday. PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde said  apart from the Luzon-based police, regional and provincial mobile forces  will  be on full alert status. He said this was to ensure there would be policemen deployed as augmentation force in areas to be affected […]

Mga nasita sa anti-tambay campaign sa Metro Manila, mahigit 230k na

(Eagle News) — Pumalo na sa mahigit 230,000 ang bilang ng mga nasita sa pagpapatupad ng pulisya ng anti-tambay campaign sa kalakhang Maynila. Batay sa accomplishment report ng National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), 231,516 na ang kabuuang bilang ng mga lumabag sa iba’t ibang local ordinances mula Hunyo 13, 2018 hanggang alas-singko ng umaga ng Setyembre 9, 2018. Pinakamarami ang mga lumabag sa smoking ban, na nasa 80,677 at pumangalawa naman sa listahan ang […]