Checkpoints set up in areas within Taal danger zone: DILG

MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has set up checkpoints in areas within the 14-kilometer danger zone of the Taal Volcano, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Thursday. Undersecretary Jonathan E. Malaya, DILG spokesperson, said local government units may allow access to some high-risk areas on a case-to-case basis but stressed … Read More

3 Batangas road sections closed to traffic due to Taal ashfall

MANILA — Three road sections in the province of Batangas were closed to traffic, the Department Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said Wednesday. In a statement released by DPWH Central Office in Manila, the Tanauan-Talisay-Tagaytay Road, Talisay-Tagaytay Section, Talisay, Batangas; Lake Taal-Tagaytay Road, Batangas and Talisay-Laurel-Agoncillo Road are still not passable due to ashfall upon the … Read More