‘Nina’ maintains strength, expected to make a landfall over Catanduanes on Christmas Day

MANILA — Severe tropical storm (STS) “Nina” is expected to intensify further before making landfall, state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said. STS “Nina” is…

President Duterte ready to pardon old, ailing political prisoners before Christmas

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he will release the elderly and ailing political prisoners in the country before Christmas Day. President Duterte made this announcement before lighting…