Day: February 12, 2020

Pagasa: Cloudy skies, drizzle expected

MANILA, Philippines — Most parts of the country, including Metro Manila, will experience light rains and cloudy skies Thursday due to the northeast monsoon or “amihan,” the state weather bureau said. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s (Pagasa), in its latest weather bulletin, said the Caraga, Davao and Soccsksargen regions in Mindanao will […]

Trump ‘fine’ with end of Philippines military pact

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump dismissed concerns Wednesday about the Philippines canceling a major military accord, saying the decision would save Americans money. President Donald Trump waves as he leaves the White House, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Washington to attend the annual economic forum in Davos, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) The 1998 […]

WAAX Have Just Announced A Huge National Album Tour

NewsWritten by Alex Gallagher on February 13, 2020 With visceral, fire-throated anthems like ‘Labrador’, ‘FU’ and ‘I Am’, Brisbane’s WAAX released one of last year’s better Aussie punk records with Big Grief, and now the band have announced a national album tour to celebrate. It’s a doozy of a run, taking in a dozen dates between late […]

Firefighters to have firepower, too

DUAL ROLE In between quelling fires, members of the Bureau of Fire Protection are expected to perform lawe nforcement or peacekeeping tasks if the need arises, as they will soon be issued sidearms by the Department of the Interior and Local Government. —MARIANNE BERMUDEZ MANILA, Philippines — People may be excused for thinking that firefighters […]

Dirty air kills 27K in PH yearly, says study

MANILA, Philippines — Air pollution from burning fossil fuels — primarily coal, gas and oil — is responsible for an estimated 27,000 premature deaths in the Philippines annually, and result in up to $6 billion (P304 billion) in economic losses per year, according to a new study released on Wednesday. The study, published by Greenpeace […]

Clairo Announces 2020 Australian Tour

NewsWritten by Jackson Langford on February 13, 2020 Fresh off a colossal 2019, alt-pop megastar Clairo has announced a run of headline Australian tour dates to coincide with her performances at Groovin The Moo. Clairo was announced as part of the massive Groovin The Moo lineup earlier this week, which also features Gang Of Youths, […]

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