Tropical cyclone imminent by end-June

MANILA — A low-pressure area (LPA) that can intensify into a tropical cyclone (TC) may develop in late this month, bringing cloudy skies and rain to the country. The LPA will bring to Luzon cloudy skies and either rain showers or thunderstorms, according to the state weather bureau, PAGASA’s forecast for the 10-day period ending … Read More

PDEA validating drug-cleared LGUs in Cordillera

THE MANSION, Baguio City — To be able to sustain the status of municipalities and provinces in the Cordillera as drug-cleared areas, the Oversight Committee is continuously monitoring and validating the places in the region. Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Cordillera Regional Director Edgar Apalla on the sidelines of the joint Cordillera Regional Peace and … Read More

N. Korea tests new rocket engine: US media

NEW YORK — Pyongyang tested a new rocket engine that can be installed on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Fox News reported on Thursday, citing unnamed US officials. According to the channel’s sources, the test took place on Wednesday. Pyongyang conducted similar tests in March. Another US official was quoted as saying that increased activity … Read More