Day: January 19, 2020

Pagasa: Light rains, cloudy skies expected in Luzon, Visayas

MANILA, Philippines — Scattered rain showers, thunderstorms and cloudy skies are expected in Luzon and Visayas on Monday, the state weather bureau said Monday. In its 4 a.m update, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said the northeast monsoon or “amihan” will bring cloudy skies with isolated light rains to Cagayan Valley,  […]

Dozens wounded as Iraqi protesters up pressure on government

BAGHDAD  — Iraqi security forces wounded dozens of protesters on Sunday as renewed anti-government demonstrations gripped the capital and Iraq’s south, activists and officials said. Anti-government protesters set fires and close streets during ongoing protests in downtown Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. Black smoke filled the air as protesters burned tires to block main […]

Tame Impala Announce 2020 Nationwide Tour

NewsWritten by Laura English on January 20, 2020 Big bloody news for your Monday! The not-so-subtle hints were true, Tame Impala are giving us a national tour this year. Rumours circulated last week that Tame Impala were announcing a national tour. It all started when they tweeted a video of fan-shot footage from their live […]

Taal Volcano evacuees warned against going home

A man dances with a statue of the baby Jesus after a mass to celebrate it’s feast day at an evacuation center near Taal volcano in Tagaytay, Cavite province, southern Philippines on Sunday Jan.19, 2020. Taal volcano continued to emit plumes of smoke on Sunday, following nearly seven days of activity that have displaced massive […]

Palace: Crisis over ABC-CBN franchise unlikely

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Panfilo Lacson’s fears that a quo warranto petition to cancel ABS-CBN’s franchise might lead to a “constitutional crisis” is unlikely, Malacañang said on Sunday, stressing that there is a distinction between congressional franchises and violations of the law. “It is the Solicitor General [Jose Calida]’s job to file cases against those […]

Wildlife rescuers asked to turn over animals to DENR

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is calling on the public to turn over any rescued wildlife species that may have fled from the Taal Volcano Protected Landscape following the volcano’s eruption last week. The animals, which may include endemic and endangered species, could have migrated to nearby communities after […]

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