Day: February 2, 2020

Pagasa Monday forecast: Cloudy skies, light rains nationwide due to ‘amihan’

MANILA, Philippines — The northeast monsoon or “amihan” will bring cloudy skies with light rains to the country on Monday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. In its 4 a.m. bulletin, Pagasa said Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Aurora, Bicol Region, Eastern Visayas, Caraga, and Davao Region will […]

2 cops in crusader’s slay acquitted

SAN PEDRO CITY, Laguna, Philippines — A Manila trial court acquitted the two police officers charged in the murder of anticrime crusader Zenaida Luz in Oriental Min¬doro. The 30-page resolution by Judge Daniel Villanueva of the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 49 acquitted former Capt. Magdalino Pimentel Jr. and Lt. Markson Almeranez after the prosecution […]

Isabela celebrates scarecrow fest

‘PROTECTOR’ Among the highlights of the recent Bambanti Festival in Isabela province is the giant “bambanti” (left), Ilocano for scarecrow, at a parade in Quirino town. —PHOTOS BY VILLAMOR VISAYA JR. CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, Philippines — Giant scarecrows and historical figures took center stage during the Bambanti Festival here, delighting about 80,000 tourists and […]

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