Day: February 16, 2020

MRT-3 glitch: 450 passengers unloaded at Cubao station

MANILA, Philippines — Around 450 passengers were unloaded from a Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) train after it encountered a glitch in Quezon City Monday morning. The passengers were unloaded at the Cubao station at 5:56 a.m. after the southbound train’s motor encountered an electrical failure,  the MRT-3 management said. ADVERTISEMENT It added that […]

Pagasa Monday forecast: Cloudy skies, intermittent light rains nationwide

MANILA, Philippines — The northeast monsoon or “amihan” will bring cloudy skies and light rains to Northern Luzon on Monday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). Pagasa, in its 4 a.m. weather bulletin, said the Cordillera Administrative Region and Cagayan Valley will experience cloudy skies with light rains. ADVERTISEMENT Metro Manila and […]

70,000 Bicol pupils can’t read – DepEd

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay, Philippines — More than 70,000 elementary students in Bicol cannot read in both Eng¬lish and Filipino, according to the Department of Education (DepEd), citing initial results of a 2019 study. Of this number, 18,143 are pupils in Grades 3 to 6, data released by Grace Rabelas, education supervisor for curriculum and learning […]

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