Baguio chills as mercury drops to 12 degrees Celsius

BAGUIO CITY — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has recorded the lowest temperature in this city at 12 degrees Celsius early Tuesday. “The temperature can even go lower as the peak of ‘amihan’ (northwest monsoon wind) strengthens until February. This is the lowest recorded temperature for this month,” PAGASA Baguio weather synoptic … Read More

Fire razes 2 classrooms in Pangasinan

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Two classrooms at the Pangasinan National High School (PNHS), one of the schools that would host participants in the upcoming National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) here, were razed Monday night. Supt. Eddie Jucutan, provincial director of Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Pangasinan, said the fire was reported at around 8:10 p.m. “It … Read More

Viral buko juice poisoning case in Pangasinan a hoax: NBI

DAGUPAN CITY — The National Bureau of Investigation Dagupan District Office (NBI-DADO) has dismissed claims on the alleged food poisoning which resulted in the death of a seven-year-old boy here last December 25. NBI-DADO executive officer lawyer Darwin Lising said the victim, Alex Lomibao, died of blood poisoning, acute bronchitis, and acute gastroenteritis with moderate dehydration … Read More

Itogon town to undergo geohazard assessment

BAGUIO CITY — The mining town of Itogon in Benguet is set to undergo a thorough geological assessment and evaluation, months after it was hit by landslides due to torrential rains brought by Typhoon Ompong last year. In an interview on Monday, Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan expressed appreciation to the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) for … Read More