Agila Pilipinas

Duterte to visit victims of landslide in Cebu

(Eagle News) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, Sept. 21, will visit Naga, Cebu, where a landslide has claimed over 20 lives, and where dozens are still missing. After his visit to the area, Duterte will proceed to  the Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology (APAGE) 3rd Inflamatory Bowel Disease Clinical Forum, where he will serve as keynote speaker. He will then proceed to Cagayan de Oro, where he will visit wounded soldiers.  

Updated: 25 recovered dead, 8 found alive, in Cebu landslide site; searchers hope to rescue more

  (Eagle News) — At least 25 persons are now confirmed dead after being buried in a landslide in Naga City in Cebu province as of Friday, Sept. 21, as more bodies are recovered during continuous search and rescue operations in the site’s “ground zero.” There are also more than 50 still missing in Sitio Sindalan, barangay Tinaan, Naga City, according to a report by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. Rescuers also […]

6 people confirmed dead, about a hundred more feared trapped, in Cebu landslide

  (Eagle News) — Six people are now confirmed dead while about a hundred are feared still trapped in a landslide in Naga City in Cebu province that occurred Thursday morning after monsoon rains in the region. The landslide occurred around 5:30 AM on Thursday, September 20, after continuous rains in Sitio Sindulan, in the village of Tina-an on the popular tourist island of Cebu. Authorities identified the fatalities as Olivia Maratas-Menesis 63 years old; […]

At least three people confirmed dead in landslide in Cebu

(Eagle News) — At least three people were confirmed dead after a landslide buried several houses in Naga City in Cebu on Thursday, Sept. 20. Chief Inspector Roderick Gonzales of the Naga Philippine National Police said in an interview over radio dzbb that 20 to 25 houses were affected in Tinaan. Ten houses, he said, were affected in Naalad. At press time, authorities were still conducting rescue operations for possible survivors. The landslide in Cebu […]

INC holds immediate relief operations in areas severely affected by “Ompong”

  (Eagle News) – To help people affected by the onslaught of typhoon “Ompong,” the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) immediately conducted relief operations, including the distribution of food and other needed items in various areas in Northern, Central and Southern Luzon starting Sunday, September 16. Relief operations were in full swing as soon as “Ompong” (international name Mangkhut) left the country over the weekend leaving at least P16.76 billion in damage to agriculture, […]

In photos: INC holds “Lingap sa Mamamayan” relief distribution in Itogon, Benguet

          (Eagle News) — The Iglesia Ni Cristo is currently conducting its relief distribution program, Lingap sa Mamamayan, to help those affected by typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) in Itogon, Benguet which was hit by massive landslides that killed at least 19 people, and buried about 40 others which are still missing. The INC volunteers are currently giving out relief bags at the Loacan Elementary School.

Ilocos Sur, nananawagan ng karagdagang relief goods para sa kanilang mga evacuee

VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur (Eagle News) – Tinatayang aabot sa mahigit isang bilyong piso ang halaga ng napinsala sa agrikultura sa Ilocos Sur sanhi ng nagdaang bagyong Ompong. Ayon kay Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) Ilocos Sur Officer Michael Chan, pagdating naman sa imprastraktura ay tinatayang aabot naman sa 70 milyong piso ang napinsala ng bagyo. “Sana makita rin po yong Ilocos Sur, although ang mga Ilocanos po ay mabilis mag-recover pero po […]

Pinsala ng bagyong Ompong sa Pangasinan umabot na sa P1.4B ayon sa PDRRMC

Ni Nora Dominguez Eagle News Service (Eagle News) — Tinatayang umabot na sa Php 1.4 bilyon ang pinsala ng bagyong Ompong sa lalawigan ng Pangasinan sa imprastraktura at agrikultura. Sa partial damages report ng Pangasinan Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) as of September 19, ang pinsala sa agrikulta ay umabot na sa Php 1,043,361,280. Habang ang estimated cost of damages sa mga palay na napinsala ng baha ay umabot na sa Php 986,163,835 […]

Itogon mayor says wife stopped gold-buying business early this year

(Eagle News)—-Itogon, Benguet Mayor Victorio Palangdan on Wednesday, Sept. 19, .denied he was lenient to illegal small-scale mining operations in the town because of his wife, an accredited gold buyer. In a radio interview, Palangdan said that  his wife, in the first place,  stopped engaging in the business early this year after miners stopped selling her the gold due to high taxes. He said the high taxes–4 to 7 percent— were because she was an accredited […]

Class suspensions for Wednesday, Sept. 19

(Eagle News)–Classes were suspended on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, due to the effects of “Ompong.” Below is a list: Apalit, Pampanga- Paligui Elementary School, Alauli DCC- Tabuyuc  – pre-school Arayat, Pampanga – Barangay Candating— elementary Calumpit, Bulacan  — all levels, public and private Candaba, Pampanga – Barangays Sto. Rosario, Pansinao, Gulap, Lanang, Paralaya, Pasig, Buas, Pescadores, San Agustin, Mandasig, Bambang — all levels, public and private Itogon, Benguet — all levels, public and private Macabebe, Pampanga […]

News in photos: Typhoon Ompong destroys classrooms, houses in Gonzaga, Cagayan

(Eagle News) — Typhoon Ompong destroyed houses and other structures in Gonzaga in the province of Cagayan. Many classrooms were also destroyed by Typhoon Ompong in Gonzaga National High School. (Photos courtesy of Eagle News Correspondent Rhodalyn Sumer) (Photos courtesy of Gonzaga National High School Principal) (Photos sent by the Principal of Gonzaga National High School)

News in Photos: Search and retrieval ops for missing victims of landslide in Itogon, Benguet continue

(Eagle News) — The search and retrieval operations of authorities for the missing victims of landslide caused by Typhoon Ompong in Itogon, Benguet continued. Presidential Political Adviser Francis Tolentino and Assistant Secretary Nicanor Faeldon of Civil Defense visited the area of the landslide on Tuesday, September 18. (Photos courtesy of PNP-RPIO)